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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Tweed Heads, New South Wales, Australia
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Gavin
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Fishing net

Fishing net

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Fishing nets
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Otford Tunnel South Coast NSW

Otford Tunnel South Coast NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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South Coast, New South Wales, Australia
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1917
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Photographic press pass Parliamentary Press Gallery, 1980

Photographic press pass Parliamentary Press Gallery, 1980

Graeme Thomson collection
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Passes
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Parliament of Australia
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1980
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Costume design in gouache and pencil on paper with card backing, showing an Aboriginal woman wearing a feathered pubic apron and wristbands

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Beth Dean Carell collection no. 2
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Design drawings
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Postcard featuring a coloured illustration of an angel holding a white dove

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1886, Champion Prize

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1886
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Glass plate negative - Man stalking  kangaroo, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Woodenbong, New South Wales, Australia
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Tony Close
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Glass plate negative - Members of vice-regal party standing around three Dort cars, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1923

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Central Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1923
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Lettercard:  Mosman Bay, Sydney, N.S.W

Lettercard: Mosman Bay, Sydney, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Lettercards
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Mosman Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1912
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Department of Education certificate issued to Lesley Robertson to certify that he passed composing theory examinations from 1921-1923

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Les Robertson collection
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Certificates
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Victorian Department of Education
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1923
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Harold J. Munkara
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Kangaroo paw mounted in silver with a supporting stand and a globular gimbal-mounted cigar lighter

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Terence Lane collection
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Cigarette lighters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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James W Steeth & Son
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1940
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Brisbane Q.

Brisbane Q.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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1910
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A Voyage with the Mails between Brisbane - London.  Australia and Great Britain

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Adrian Luck collection no. 1
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Books
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Orient Line
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yalata, South Australia, Australia
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Joyleen
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The Spit, Middle Harbour, Sydney

The Spit, Middle Harbour, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Spit, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Photographic glass plate positive depicting group of white men, an Aboriginal woman and Aboriginal child in front of tent

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Richard Daintree collection
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Glass plate positives
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Queensland, Australia
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Richard Daintree
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1860
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Salt Water River, National Park, N.S.W.

Salt Water River, National Park, N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The final burial (aka A burial ceremony), work on paper, Yirrkla, 1948

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1948
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Alice Springs High School
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Glass plate negative - Men fighting with clubs called 'kutturu', Luritja people, Finke River, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Finke River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Kangaroo and Joey  with Saratoga Fish.

Kangaroo and Joey with Saratoga Fish.

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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Glass plate negative - Aboriginal dwellings at Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1923

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1923
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Armband

Armband

Charles Hart collection
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Armbands
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The Glen, Sassafras, Vic

The Glen, Sassafras, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sassafras, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Certificate

Certificate

Woodleigh Shorthorn Stud collection
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Prize certificates
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Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria
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1982
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Tiwi people going to ceremonial burial

Tiwi people going to ceremonial burial

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Marianina Tipiloura
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Child's drawing of night-time camp scene by Ancilla Munkara, Bathurst Island NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ancilla Munkara
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Silver gum leaf shaped bookmark

Silver gum leaf shaped bookmark

Terence Lane collection
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Bookmarks
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1920
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Belt with four pouches from Light Horse uniform

Belt with four pouches from Light Horse uniform

James Taylor Light Horse collection
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Military equipment
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Sergeant James S. Taylor
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Business card for Colin Rodgers M.M

Business card for Colin Rodgers M.M

James Taylor Light Horse collection
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Business cards
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Sergeant James S. Taylor
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Girl holding doves

Girl holding doves

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Blowering Dam

Blowering Dam

Snowy Scheme - Ken Johnson collection
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Programs
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Blowering Dam, New South Wales, Australia
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Water Conservation & Irrigation Commission
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1968
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St. Vincent's Hospital, Sydney

St. Vincent's Hospital, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Cokootoo Woman

Cokootoo Woman

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Valerian Munkara
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Black and white photographic postcard of Hotel Astra, Bondi

Black and white photographic postcard of Hotel Astra, Bondi

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bondi Beach, Bondi, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Hargraves' leather belt

Hargraves' leather belt

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Belts
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The U.S.A. Battleship Louisiana

The U.S.A. Battleship Louisiana

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Scots School, Bathurst, Swimming Pool Fund

Scots School, Bathurst, Swimming Pool Fund

Ben Chifley collection no. 3
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Receipts
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Handmade awl with a turned wooden handle

Handmade awl with a turned wooden handle

Guiseppe Picone collection
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Awls
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Mr Guiseppe '. Picone
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A Native of West-Australia

A Native of West-Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Western Australia, Australia
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Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts
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Sepia photograph of a large group of men in suits and hats

Sepia photograph of a large group of men in suits and hats

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Flower Camps

Flower Camps

Balarinji Art collection no.2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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White dress worn by Lindy Chamberlain at the first inquest into the death of Azaria Chamberlain, 1980

White dress worn by Lindy Chamberlain at the first inquest i...

Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton collection no. 1
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Dresses
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Mrs Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton
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1980
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Federation souvenir teaspoon

Federation souvenir teaspoon

George and Sylvia Milne collection
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Commemorative teaspoons
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Sheffield, England
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1899
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Stylised image of a woman with a dove

Stylised image of a woman with a dove

Union of Australian Women collection
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Badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Armband

Armband

Charles Hart collection
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Cyril J. Kerinaiua
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Nugget James
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Mururruma's Spirit Seen after Death.

Mururruma's Spirit Seen after Death.

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Matamar
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Weapon - Shield - parrying

Weapon - Shield - parrying

Edmund Milne collection
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Shields
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Sydney

Sydney

Balarinji Art collection no.2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Blue and yellow stripes

Blue and yellow stripes

Balarinji Art collection no.2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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The Peace Bus; Driving for disarmament

The Peace Bus; Driving for disarmament

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1984
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Bark painting depicting a dilly bag fish trap made by the Wawilak sisters by Dawidi Djuwarak, Milingimbi, 1966

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J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dawidi
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1966
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Two older woman and their great-granddaughters, sitting on a veranda.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1915
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Mounted police escorting a provisions wagon

Mounted police escorting a provisions wagon

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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