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Cricket ball

Cricket ball

Nanette Ward collection
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Cricket balls
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'Gutjawutja', bark painting, native plant species

'Gutjawutja', 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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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Angurugu, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nicholas Amagula
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Start of the southern depot party

Start of the southern depot party

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Antarctica
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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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Susanne Hayes
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Painting no. 8, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - The young Bil-bil brothers come running in for shelter

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Dick Roughsey Rainbow Serpent collection
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Oil paintings
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Photographic postcard depicting Syd C. Stewart, Character Comedian in Three of his Impersonations

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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This is why we wear our hats turned up at the side

This is why we wear our hats turned up at the side

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Woman sitting under tree ferns in Tasmania

Woman sitting under tree ferns in Tasmania

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Australian Tom Thumb

Australian Tom Thumb

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Souvenir badge in commemoration of the Royal visit to Australia in 1954, worn in Canberra by Petronella Wensing

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Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Commemorative badges
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mrs Petronella Wensing
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1954
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Metal button with military insignia

Metal button with military insignia

Parsons collection
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Military buttons
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Kookaburras

Kookaburras

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Snap!

Snap!

Geoff Pryor collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1996
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Botanical Gardens - Sydney

Botanical Gardens - Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Wallace's bird of paradise

Wallace's bird of paradise

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Message stick with pigment

Message stick with pigment

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Forrest River, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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J. Gunn from the 1901-02 English Cricket Team to Australia

J. Gunn from the 1901-02 English Cricket Team to Australia

Nanette Ward collection
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Whitehead and Hoag
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Handwritten note with information about Deane family tombstones

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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376 mile - Tents pitched beside railway tracks. Trans-Australian Railway

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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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A Short Cut to the Station

A Short Cut to the Station

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Looking through a fence to an industrial area

Looking through a fence to an industrial area

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Man bending to hit ball with cricket bat, two children behind near wicket fence and a clothesline nearby

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Thompson Family collection
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Polish tank crews in the front line

Polish tank crews in the front line

Andrzej Jedrzejowski collection
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Poland
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Black and white caricature of Australian Rules Football player, Bruce Doull, nick-named 'The Flying Doormat'

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John Rogers collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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John Rogers
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Kangaroo

Kangaroo

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Washing day in camp

Washing day in camp

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr James A. Turner
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Hawkesbury A College, Richmond NSW

Hawkesbury A College, Richmond NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Richmond, Hawkesbury, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Bronte Beach Sydney, N.S.W

Bronte Beach Sydney, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Bronte Beach, Bronte, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bark painting depicting a kangaroo hunted by humans

Bark painting depicting a kangaroo hunted by humans

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 04/06/1974 collection
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Bark paintings
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Peter Maralwanga
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Tricycle constructed from a Vehicle Construction Kit

Tricycle constructed from a Vehicle Construction Kit

Sir Roland Wilson collection no. 2
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Tricycles
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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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Zuiderzee Club. Red Cross Fete, 1922

Zuiderzee Club. Red Cross Fete, 1922

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic Postcards
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India
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Fred Mitchell
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1922
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Courtroom sketch 'The drama of the courtroom...' by Veronica O'Leary, dated 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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Technical drawing for a Percival aircraft titled

Technical drawing for a Percival aircraft titled "General As...

Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Technical drawings
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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Junior Red Cross Society, NSW

Junior Red Cross Society, NSW

Reverend John Grosse collection
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Club badges
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Reverend John Grosse
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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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Leo Tjifisha
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Digging stick - wana

Digging stick - wana

Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection
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Digging sticks
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Blackstone (Papulankutja Aboriginal community), Western Australia, ...
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Mrs Mamie Butler
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2016
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Bondi Beach. N.S.W

Bondi Beach. N.S.W

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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Colour poster with the caption Irrigating currant vines,  Australia

Colour poster with the caption Irrigating currant vines, Au...

National Symbols Poster collection no. 2
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Posters
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The Portico, Parliament House, Melbourne, Vic

The Portico, Parliament House, Melbourne, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Parliament, Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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View from Lookout Looking south

View from Lookout Looking south

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Technical College, Sydney

Technical College, Sydney

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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Container

Container

Hazel Merlo collection
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Containers
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Pearl Faithfull as a young girl

Pearl Faithfull as a young girl

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Portrait photographs
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'Minyipuru' by Rita Simpson, Rosie Williams and Dulcie Gibbs, 2007

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Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Rita Simpson
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2007
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R J Jones Butcher

R J Jones Butcher

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Glebe, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Green pattern on blue

Green pattern on blue

Balarinji Art collection no. 2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Bronte Beach

Bronte Beach

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bronte Beach, Bronte, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Woven pandanus leaf headband

Woven pandanus leaf headband

Lockhart River Aboriginal Arts and Cultural Centre collection
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Headbands
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Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia
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Evelyn Omeenyo
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2001
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Sketch of a cottage by R Faithfull

Sketch of a cottage by R Faithfull

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sketches
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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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Paula
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Property in the Riverina

Property in the Riverina

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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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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Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
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Milton Dunnet
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Numerical braille plate

Numerical braille plate

Dulcie May Magnus collection
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Educational aids
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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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Unknown
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Great Bowlers and Fielders, their methods at a glance

Great Bowlers and Fielders, their methods at a glance

Nanette Ward collection
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Books
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London, England
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George W. Beldam
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1906
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Bushflowers

Bushflowers

Balarinji Art collection no. 2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Painting depicts a crocodile painted in the X-ray style

Painting depicts a crocodile painted in the X-ray style

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Yiwun Y. Maduwarr
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Containers
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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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Gregory
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