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Mourning Rites.

Mourning Rites.

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Ramingining, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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David D. Malangi
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Child's drawing - My First Day At School and A Relation

Child's drawing - My First Day At School and A Relation

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Banka Banka, Northern Territory, Australia
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Matthew Jagamara Raymond
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Volume 1, 1873-6, 'Educational collections of Australian plants

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Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Books
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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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Sydney from Darling Harbour

Sydney from Darling Harbour

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, 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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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Sister Bernadette
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Carved coconut stand with swirling carvings on the outer surface

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Reverend and Mrs Fenn collection no. 2
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Stands
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'Dreaming at Ilingaringa', painted by Billy Nolan Tjapangarti, 1976

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Warra Wea, Western Desert, Australia
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Nolan Tjapangati
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1976
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Utilised core [stone implement]

Utilised core [stone implement]

Stan Mitchell collection
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Cores
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Mulka, South Australia, Australia
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Girl

Girl

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1912
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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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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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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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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Columns with bands of colour

Columns with bands of colour

Balarinji Art collection no. 2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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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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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

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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Jane F. Poantumilui
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Budgerigar

Budgerigar

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Landscape featuring a sparse plain, gentle hills and thick dark clouds above. 1935

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Thompson Family collection
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Photographs
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Card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1887, First Prize

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1887
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High Street, Maidstone

High Street, Maidstone

Adrian Luck collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Maidstone, Kent, England
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Miss D Ford
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1912
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Container for Imperial Chemical Industries Durafur black dye used on rabbits

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CSIRO Division of Wildlife and Ecology collection
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Chemical containers
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CSIRO - Division of Wildlife and Ecology
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Pink envelope for holding postcards

Pink envelope for holding postcards

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Envelopes
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Armadale, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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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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Esther Wolmby
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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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Lucia Carlingun
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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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Mario J. Munkara
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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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In the home paddock

In the home paddock

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr James A. Turner
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Botanical Gardens, Sydney

Botanical Gardens, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Middle Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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A toy wagon constructed from a Vehicle Construction Kit

A toy wagon constructed from a Vehicle Construction Kit

Sir Roland Wilson collection no. 2
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Toy carts
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Sir Roland Wilson
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1956
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Poster

Poster

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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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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Teddy Farquarhson
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Latvian red felt headdress

Latvian red felt headdress

Guna Kinne collection no. 1
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Headdresses
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Riga, Latvia
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Unknown
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1942
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Two dogs sitting near a child, who is drinking from a mug.

Two dogs sitting near a child, who is drinking from a mug.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Seventeen Elizabeth Bay Rd. Elizabeth Bay N.S.W.

Seventeen Elizabeth Bay Rd. Elizabeth Bay N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Elizabeth Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Camp fire yarns

Camp fire yarns

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr Percy R. Campbell
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Wooden shield

Wooden shield

Papuan Official collection
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Shields
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Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Queens Wharf, Melbourne, in the 'Fifties'

Queens Wharf, Melbourne, in the 'Fifties'

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Yarra River, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1850
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Lurline Koowarta
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Black and white autographed photographic postcard of a young girl called Lottie in a swim suit, Sydney, 1915

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National Sports Information Centre collection
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Photographic postcards
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Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1918
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No.1 Carpenters' Shop

No.1 Carpenters' Shop

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Marsden Bridge, Goulburn

Marsden Bridge, Goulburn

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Goulburn, New South Wales, 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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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Exercise book

Exercise book

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Exercise books
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Film negative - Group of people, Mount Currie, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Mount Currie, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1926
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A winter glow

A winter glow

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr James A. Turner
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Papaerback book titled 'Famous People's Pigs', 1943

Papaerback book titled 'Famous People's Pigs', 1943

Thompson Family collection
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Books
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Angus & Robertson
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1943
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Photograph of a mens cricket team, 1987

Photograph of a mens cricket team, 1987

Thompson Family collection
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Photographs
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1987
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Dawn in Central Australia

Dawn in Central Australia

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Cris Rice
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How to make good pictures

How to make good pictures

Thompson Family collection
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Instruction books
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Spearheads
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Water bottle used by explorer Robert O'Hara Burke on his 1860-1861 expedition to the Gulf of Carpentaria

Water bottle used by explorer Robert O'Hara Burke on his 186...

Robert O'Hara Burke collection
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Water containers
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Victoria, Australia
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Robert O'Hara Burke
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1860
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Electra toy train mechanism

Electra toy train mechanism

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Components
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Pair of white, cotton crocheted gloves

Pair of white, cotton crocheted gloves

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Gloves
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel Ester McPhee
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1916
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Courtroom sketch 'Crown Lawyer Tom Pauling. Witness. Mr. Lenehan.' by Veronica O'Leary, dated 20 September 1982.

Courtroom sketch 'Crown Lawyer Tom Pauling. Witness. Mr. Len...

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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Boat passing between the pylons of a partially constructed bridge

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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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Portrait of a man in military uniform

Portrait of a man in military uniform

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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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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Unknown
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Female sculpture of the Flying Seven Sisters - made by Anawari Inpiti Mitchell and Nora Nginana Davidson, 2015

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Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection
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Sculptures
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Kuru Ala, Western Australia, Australia
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Anawari I. Mitchell
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2015
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Glass plate negative - Rock engravings, Deception Creek, Red Gorge, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, between 1905 and 1914

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Deception Creek, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1900
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lapalung
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