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Bark painting 'Macassan praus' by Birrikidji Gumana, Yirrkala, 1966

Bark painting 'Macassan praus' by Birrikidji Gumana, Yirrkal...

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Birrikitji Gumana
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1966
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Queensland Aboriginals, near Townsville, North Queensland

Queensland Aboriginals, near Townsville, North Queensland

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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New Railway Station, Sydney, NSW, from Pitt Street

New Railway Station, Sydney, NSW, from Pitt Street

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Lubra and Piccaninny

Lubra and Piccaninny

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Honour the War Chests

Honour the War Chests

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Pamphlets
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Burchardia Umbellata

Burchardia Umbellata

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1873
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Scout's Oarsman badge certificate

Scout's Oarsman badge certificate

Barry Williams collection
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Certificates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Barry Williams
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1943
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Poster - 'Afrika Nite tribute to Bob Marley...'

Poster - 'Afrika Nite tribute to Bob Marley...'

Kerry Browning collection
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Event posters
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South Africa, Africa
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Robert 'Bob' N. Marley
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Photographic prints of Barrie Hadlow's 1951 school trip to Central Australia

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Barrie and Jennifer Hadlow collection
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Photograph albums
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Egg scoop by Yvonne Koolmatrie

Egg scoop by Yvonne Koolmatrie

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Containers
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Berri, South Australia, Australia
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Yvonne Koolmatrie
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1990
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Wood stick frayed both ends

Wood stick frayed both ends

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Paintbrushes
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Viola made by William Holliday, 1963

Viola made by William Holliday, 1963

Raymond Holliday collection
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Group of men, women and children, with a waterfall in the background.

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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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St Michael's (C of E) Vaucluse N.S.W.

St Michael's (C of E) Vaucluse N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Vaucluse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Church of England
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Big House at Springfield.

Big House at Springfield.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Throwing stick

Throwing stick

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Vernon Graham collection
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Weapons
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Vernon Graham
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Invitation to Mrs Chifley, to a State Ball in honour of the Elizabeth, the Queen Mother

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Ben Chifley collection no. 3
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Invitations
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Elizabeth Chifley
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Green Fairy Butterfly

Green Fairy Butterfly

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Art Series
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1905
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Royal Agricultural Society [Sydney Show] Equestrian trophy won by Miss Emilie Roach of Narrandera, 1922-1925

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Colledge Family collection
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Trophies
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1922
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QSL card for VK5GF, South Australia

QSL card for VK5GF, South Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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J Parkes & Sons Marine Chronometer No 11056, with accessories in a wooden case

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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Liverpool, Merseyside, England
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J Parkes & Sons
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Second 1954 by William Dargie

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William Dargie portrait of Queen Elizabeth II collection
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Portraits
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London, England
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Sir William Dargie CBE
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1954
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Hotel Queanbeyan, Queanbeyan, near Canberra, ACT

Hotel Queanbeyan, Queanbeyan, near Canberra, ACT

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1959
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Wahlenbergia gracilis

Wahlenbergia gracilis

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1876
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Embroidery wool

Embroidery wool

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Embroidery threads
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Edmund Milne collection
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Containers
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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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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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Malayan-type pigmented hollow cylindrical wood pipe with metal bowl

Malayan-type pigmented hollow cylindrical wood pipe with met...

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Smoking pipes
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Weapon - Spearhead

Weapon - Spearhead

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Front stage for a toy theatre

Front stage for a toy theatre

Everitt and George Family collection
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Toy theatres
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Bark painting 'The Dead Spirit' by Yirawala, Marrgulidban

Bark painting 'The Dead Spirit' by Yirawala, Marrgulidban

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yirawala
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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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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Cecilia Martin
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Engraved boab nut 'Mortuary Rites 2' by Jack Wherra

Engraved boab nut 'Mortuary Rites 2' by Jack Wherra

Jack Wherra collection no. 1
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Nut carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Jack Wherra
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1963
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Wooden spear, used in the 'Seven Sisters' performance at the 'Tracking Kultja' festival at the NMA in 2001

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Maruku Arts collection no. 2
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Spears
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Walter Pukutiwara
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2001
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Glass plate negative - His excellency Sir Tom Bridges, Governor of South Australia, planting a tree at Arltunga, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1923

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1923
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Horse-shoe Bend, Smythe's Creek, Great Ocean Road, Vic

Horse-shoe Bend, Smythe's Creek, Great Ocean Road, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Smythes Creek, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Glass spearhead

Glass spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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'The Willows' - Jenolan Caves NSW

'The Willows' - Jenolan Caves NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Jenolan Caves, Oberon, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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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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Neville P. Japangardi
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Raamah Towler Bay, Pittwater via Bayview

Raamah Towler Bay, Pittwater via Bayview

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Pittwater, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Poster promoting a peace march in 1986 for the international year of peace.

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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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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Frank Proust slips en route to Southern Cloud crash site

Frank Proust slips en route to Southern Cloud crash site

Frank Proust collection
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Photographs
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Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Alan Kemp
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1958
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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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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Flora Tipungwuti
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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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Nathaniel Kawangka
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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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Wave Hill, Northern Territory, Australia
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Queenie
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Hayes & Russell Ltd, Ironmongers, Queanbeyan

Hayes & Russell Ltd, Ironmongers, Queanbeyan

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia
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Hayes & Russell Ltd
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Pendant of greenstone  with a kangaroo on a band

Pendant of greenstone with a kangaroo on a band

Terence Lane collection
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Pendants
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Photograph of a pavilion at the East Melbourne Cricket Ground

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Nanette Ward collection
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Photographs
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Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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1921
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Black and white negative glass lantern slide - Strawbridge Springs, eastern Tomkinson Ranges, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1903
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Steamboat in harbour

Steamboat in harbour

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Kodak Ltd
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Handbell - Note A# Octave 4 Pattern 17

Handbell - Note A# Octave 4 Pattern 17

Jennifer Anne Murphy collection
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Musical instruments
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London, England
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Whitechapel Bell Foundry
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1910
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Small bundle of light coloured bark wrapped about with thinner strips of string-like bark

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Specimens
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Victoria River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Certificate

Certificate

ET Fealy collection
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Hibbertia stricta

Hibbertia stricta

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1876
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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Certificate awarded at the Royal Society Agricultural of Tasmania Royal Show, Hobart, 1966 for first prize for a tatted butterfly doily

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Mercury Press
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1966
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Peace

Peace

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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Car travelling along a bush road which is cut into a hillside

Car travelling along a bush road which is cut into a hillsid...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Postcard featuring a jockey on a horse - David

Postcard featuring a jockey on a horse - David

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Prana's Sparklets

Prana's Sparklets

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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