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Female sculpture of the Flying Seven Sisters - made by Elaine Warnatjura Lane and Janet Nuyunkanya Lane, 2015

Female sculpture of the Flying Seven Sisters - made by Elain...

Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection
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Sculptures
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Kuru Ala, Western Australia, Australia
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Elaine W. Lane
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2015
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'Buwakul', bark painting, native plant species

'Buwakul', bark painting, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2012
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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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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Katherine Ngallametta
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A bullroarer design

A bullroarer design

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Charlie Mardigan
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1962
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National Model and Training School, Melbourne, in the 'Fifties

National Model and Training School, Melbourne, in the 'Fifti...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1850
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People on board boats with other boats nearby

People on board boats with other boats nearby

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Kodak Ltd
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Spear

Spear

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spears
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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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So tired

So tired

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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'Bawang', bark painting, native plant species

'Bawang', bark painting, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2014
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Australian

Australian "Laughing Jacks"

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Sandra Wayne
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Stan Mitchell collection
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Spearthrowers
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Hypolaena fastigiata

Hypolaena fastigiata

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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Two illustrations - First Victa Lawnmower and First Ear Muffs

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Geoff Pryor collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1989
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Trophy and stand

Trophy and stand

Thompson Family collection
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Trophies
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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RMS Britannia leaving Sydney

RMS Britannia leaving Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Carolyn Wendy
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Aunty Agnes Shea's teapot set

Aunty Agnes Shea's teapot set

Aunty Agnes Shea collection
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Teapots
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Courtroom sketch of the Chamberlain trial by Veronica O'Leary, dated 15 September 1982.

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Veronica O'Leary collection no. 1
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Courtroom drawings
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ms Veronica O'Leary
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1982
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HMAS Australia

HMAS Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Great Britain
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The Valentine & Sons' Publishing Co.
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1914
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Souvenir fundraising badge from the display of a British Mk IV Tank at Adelaide on 5 September 1918

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Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Atkinson & Co
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1918
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Carved and mounted emu egg depicting the journey of Burke and Wills

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Peter Harris collection
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Engraved emu eggs
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Lake Cargelligo, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Peter J. Harris
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1983
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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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Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Annie Saward
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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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Fingal Head Primary School
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Postcard featuring a photograph of a street scene with a large crowd of men, women and children

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Herbert Keys collection
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Boomerangs
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Cockburn Creek, Tamworth, 1910

Cockburn Creek, Tamworth, 1910

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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QSL card for VK7XL, Geo W Groves, Bluff Tea Gardens, Devonport, Tasmania

QSL card for VK7XL, Geo W Groves, Bluff Tea Gardens, Devonpo...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Devonport, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1936
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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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Vincent
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Symmetrical red-brown boomerang

Symmetrical red-brown boomerang

Daisy Bates and Herbert Browne collection
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Boomerangs
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Ooldea, South Australia, Australia
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Daisy M. Bates CBE
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Cartoon of federal Labor politician Paul Keating as a racing car driver

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1979
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Kimberley point - stone

Kimberley point - stone

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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Glass plate negative - Katherine River, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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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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1922
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Bark painting depicting the Wawilak Sisters story by Mathaman Marika, Yirrkala, 1965

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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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Mathaman Marika
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1965
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Song book with a dark grey cover

Song book with a dark grey cover

Tony Hill collection no. 4
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Music books
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Mr Anthony Hill
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1910
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Ship's wheel from the fishing vessel Hong Hai

Ship's wheel from the fishing vessel Hong Hai

Tran Thi Nga collection
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Watercraft components
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Country Women's Association South Australia Quorn Branch, Second Prize, 1946 awarded to Miss MacColive

Country Women's Association South Australia Quorn Branch, Se...

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Quorn, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Country Women's Association
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1946
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Ashtray

Ashtray

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Ashtrays
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Woven plant fibre basket, with bands of fabric and feathers

Woven plant fibre basket, with bands of fabric and feathers

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Baskets
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Glass plate negative - Two men throwing spears

Glass plate negative - Two men throwing spears

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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1922
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Brown glazed toby jug depicting Sir Donald Bradman with box and certificate

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William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Toby jugs
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A Joyous Christmas

A Joyous Christmas

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Colour Photograph - Part of a collage of photos of protests at the South African Embassy, Canberra.

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Kerry Browning collection
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Photographs
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Canberra Parliament House.

Canberra Parliament House.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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A J. Bowden
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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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Francis Xavier Puruntatameri
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School Sports. Kempsey 1907

School Sports. Kempsey 1907

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic Postcards
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Kempsey, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Bandicoot

Bandicoot

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Film negative - Family in garden, Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

Film negative - Family in garden, Hermannsburg, Northern Ter...

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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1920
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Sturt St, Ballarat

Sturt St, Ballarat

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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Lewis
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Affidavit related to the proposed marriage between convicts William Brakefield and Maria Downes

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I Dowdle collection
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Legal documents
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Evandale, Tasmania, Australia
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1847
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Pencil and wash drawing of two emus near a body of water, by Butcher Joe Nangan

Pencil and wash drawing of two emus near a body of water, by...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Joe (Butcher) Nangan
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1976
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Champion Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, Wagga Wagga, 1890

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1890
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Australian Cavalry Parading in Cairo

Australian Cavalry Parading in Cairo

Adrian Luck collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Cairo, Egypt
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Australian Army
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The Corner, Harrington

The Corner, Harrington

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Harrington, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Nib pen

Nib pen

Reverend John Grosse collection
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Pens
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Reverend John Grosse
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Untitled acrylic painting on card by Dick Roughsey

Untitled acrylic painting on card by Dick Roughsey

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Acrylic paintings
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1977
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Carmelo Mirabelli's suitcase and suitcase straps

Carmelo Mirabelli's suitcase and suitcase straps

Carmelo Mirabelli collection no. 1
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