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'Bundjungu', bark painting, native plant species

'Bundjungu', 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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White wings they never grow weary

White wings they never grow weary

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Regal Post Card Co's Series
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1907
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Hatchet head

Hatchet head

Edmund Milne collection
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Hatchets
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Child's drawing by an unknown artist, Tabulam Primary School NSW

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Tabulam, New South Wales, Australia
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Unknown
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Itu Pilihan anda

Itu Pilihan anda

Australian Army History Unit collection
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Leaflets
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East Timor
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Australian Army
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1999
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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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Nathaniel Kawangka
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Colour photographic print of volunteers laying turf at St George football field, Rockdale, NSW

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St George Budapest Soccer Club collection
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Photographic prints
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Rockdale, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Melongenidae Volegalea Wardiana from Elcho island

Melongenidae Volegalea Wardiana from Elcho island

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Elcho Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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A dangerous visitor

A dangerous visitor

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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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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Kythe Wikmunea
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Adjustable metal clip

Adjustable metal clip

Lorraine Ashbrooke collection
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Fasteners
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James Watson
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Alexander St Wharf, Lane Cove, NSW

Alexander St Wharf, Lane Cove, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lane Cove, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Composing rule

Composing rule

Les Robertson collection
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Rulers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Amalgamated Society of Engineers - diagramatic key to union emblem

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Andrew Reeves collection no. 5
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Instructional documents
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1852
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Untitled

Untitled

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Batik silk scarf by Nyukana (Daisy) Baker, about 1973-4, Ernabella SA

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Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Scarves
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No.19. Illyarrie

Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No.19. Illyarrie

Joyce Knife collection
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Matchboxes
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Cremorne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Bryant and May
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1950
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Patricia Heath collection
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Spearthrowers
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Lake Darlot, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1894
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Certificate

Certificate

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Prize certificates
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Yass, New South Wales, Australia
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1906
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Handwritten note

Handwritten note

Nanette Ward collection
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Notes
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England, United Kingdom
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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1921
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The Athenaeum

The Athenaeum

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Journals
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What you will see by Giving Burley a let up will make you smile

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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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Quiet evenings on the Sayonara

Quiet evenings on the Sayonara

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Hamburg passenger liner

Hamburg passenger liner

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Marist Sisters' College, Woolwich NSW

Marist Sisters' College, Woolwich NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Woolwich, 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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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Elizabeth Wangala Gallacher
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Death be in it - Euthanasia

Death be in it - Euthanasia

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Sean Leahy
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1997
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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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Andrew J. Portaminni
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Seize the day

Seize the day

Judy Horacek collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Ms Judy Horacek
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1997
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Enough is enough

Enough is enough

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Dean Alston
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1996
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Child's drawing by Djudawit Mununggurr

Child's drawing by Djudawit Mununggurr

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Yirrkala School, Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Au...
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Djudawit Mununggurr
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Stud requested in 1944

Stud requested in 1944

Mary Willsallen collection
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Documents
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Stan Mitchell collection
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Two conjoined bread tins

Two conjoined bread tins

ET Fealy collection
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Bread tins
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Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Three weeks with Joseph Rabinowitz

Three weeks with Joseph Rabinowitz

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Pamphlets
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John Cumming, by Montagu Scott of Sydney

John Cumming, by Montagu Scott of Sydney

Jane Webster collection
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Cartes-de-visite
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Montagu Scott
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1870
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Glass plate negative - Woman decorated with pipe-clay markings, Alice Springs, 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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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1923
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'Black and White Art in Australia' by Les Tanner

'Black and White Art in Australia' by Les Tanner

Vane Lindesay collection no. 1
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Theses
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Les Tanner
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1963
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Brass munitions shell with incised decorative design [trench art]

Brass munitions shell with incised decorative design [trench...

Terence Lane collection
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Ornaments
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1918
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Cartoon of former Governor General Sir John Kerr

Cartoon of former Governor General Sir John Kerr

Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1986
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Untitled

Untitled

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Poster 'If you're looking for the adventure of a lifetime, we're looking for you'

Poster 'If you're looking for the adventure of a lifetime, w...

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Posters
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Armband

Armband

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Armbands
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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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Vauxhall car in front of a Penong Hotel SA.

Vauxhall car in front of a Penong Hotel SA.

Colledge Family collection
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Photographs
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Penong, South Australia, Australia
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Bookmark

Bookmark

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Bookmarks
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Karen Kulyuru
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1994
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Language of precious stones. Brilliant hopes, diamond

Language of precious stones. Brilliant hopes, diamond

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Great Britain
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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St. Andrew's Cathedral, Sydney

St. Andrew's Cathedral, 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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The Valentine & Sons' Publishing Co.
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Calendar

Calendar

Justice Else-Mitchell collection no. 1
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Calendars
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Bark painting divided into square and rectangular panels and depicting a rectangular figure with two triangular prongs on the top

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mundjinu
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Blanket or shawl for

Blanket or shawl for "Peterkin" doll

Barbara Hetherington collection
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Dolls household textiles
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The Battleship

The Battleship "Orion" Firing a Broadside

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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England, Great Britain
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Ward, Lock and Co Ltd
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QSL card for VK-2-10

QSL card for VK-2-10

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Blue glass and silver plate cup and saucer

Blue glass and silver plate cup and saucer

Terence Lane collection
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Cups and saucers
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Pigmented plaited fibre armband

Pigmented plaited fibre armband

A Morrison collection no. 1
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Armbands
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Binoculars case

Binoculars case

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Cases
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Jena Co.
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Timber tool box

Timber tool box

John Docker collection
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Tool boxes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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Ghost net Oyster Cracker

Ghost net Oyster Cracker

Erub Erwer Meta collection no.1
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Sculptures
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Darnley (Erub) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Ellarose Savage
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2014
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Wooden stamp

Wooden stamp

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Printing blocks
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