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Convict love token from John Hare, 1827

Convict love token from John Hare, 1827

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Metal scales with a cane basket, used by the Canberra Mothercraft Society to weigh babies

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Canberra Mothercraft Society collection
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Weighing instruments
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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J W Wedderburn & Sons
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1930
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Child's drawing - Green Frog

Child's drawing - Green Frog

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Wurrumiyanga (Nguiu), Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Terri...
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Sylvester V. Fernando
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia
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Margaret Trindle
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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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Peggy Antonio, Amy Hudson, Alice Wegemund, Hazel Pritchard, Kath Smith and Elsie Deane waving goodbye before sailing from Melbourne to England, 1937.

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Elsie Deane collection
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Photographs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Elsie Deane
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1937
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Where heaven and earth are one, Lake Kerford, Beechworth, Vic

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Beechworth, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Woodwork plane

Woodwork plane

Ron Bell collection
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Child's drawing - 'Traditional life' by unknown artist, by Dhupuma College, Gove, NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dhupuma College, Nhulunbuy, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown Artist
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Postmen of the British Empire

Postmen of the British Empire

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Mrs Margot Child
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1961
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Unidentified. Depicts large rectangle with crosshatched bands forming four panels

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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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Unknown
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Untitled child's drawing by Gladys Tyson, St Michael's School, Palm Island QLD

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Palm Island, Queensland, Australia
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Gladys Tyson
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Cowan Creek

Cowan Creek

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Lantern slide - Herbert Basedow, plains east of Lyndhurst, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow or unknown, 1907

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Lantern slides
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Lyndhurst, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1907
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Display board explaining the implant construction

Display board explaining the implant construction

Graeme Clark, University of Melbourne - Cochlear Limited collection
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Didactic displays
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Portrait photograph of Tim Storrier

Portrait photograph of Tim Storrier

Jon Lewis collection
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Jon Lewis
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

William Ewart Williams collection
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Letter sent from Robert Lionel Faithfull, 8 September 1879

Letter sent from Robert Lionel Faithfull, 8 September 1879

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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London, England
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Robert L. Faithfull
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1879
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Heard melodies are sweet, but those unheard are sweeter

Heard melodies are sweet, but those unheard are sweeter

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Miss Gladys Riddle
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The First Monday

The First Monday

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Model paddle

Model paddle

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Faithfull brothers. Henry Montague, Reginald, William Percy and George

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Henry 'Monty' M. Faithfull
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CSIRO 'chlorofume' exhaust fumigator for rabbits

CSIRO 'chlorofume' exhaust fumigator for rabbits

CSIRO Division of Wildlife and Ecology collection
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Pest control equipment
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Millicent, South Australia, Australia
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E. D. Davidson
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1946
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Glass plate negative - Wagon carrying 8-tonne load, Victoria River, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1922
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QSL card for VK2CI

QSL card for VK2CI

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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Bark painting titled Goanna and snakes searching for food in grass by Djikululu, Milingimbi, Northern Territory

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Y Pettinato collection
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Djikululu
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Woman's Brides Book

Woman's Brides Book

Margot Child collection
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Magazines
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Mrs Margot Child
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Child's drawing - snake and bat in tree byShane Namanurky

Child's drawing - snake and bat in tree byShane Namanurky

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Dhupuma College, Nhulunbuy, Northern Territory, Australia
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Shane Namanurky
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Child's drawing ? Purukupali and his son Jinini by Evelyn Rose Pilakui age 14, St Therese's School, Bathurst Island NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Evelyn Pilakui
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Enamel plate

Enamel plate

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Plates
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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Mintjungkatjanya

Mintjungkatjanya

Fred Myers collection
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Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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John Tjakamarra
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Colourised photographic postcard of the Convent at Rose Bay

Colourised photographic postcard of the Convent at Rose Bay

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Rose Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1896
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Douglas Seaton collection
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Circular heavy blackened grey enamel cooking pot

Circular heavy blackened grey enamel cooking pot

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Cooking pots
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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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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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David Tipuamantimirri
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A group of children on a corner outside a church

A group of children on a corner outside a church

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Rugby league trading card of Cliff Lyons from the Manly Sea Eagles

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Intrepid International collection
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Collecting cards
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North Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Intrepid Trading Cards International
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1996
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Convict love token from Benjamin Sparks, 1832

Convict love token from Benjamin Sparks, 1832

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Acrylic paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Napura
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1954
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Canon 35-70mm macro zoom camera lens and protective caps, used by Major Les Hiddins

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Les Hiddins collection
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Camera lenses
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Japan
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Canon Inc
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1978
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Black georgette chemise-style dress worn at the opening of Parliament House in Canberra on 9 May 1927

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Reverend and Mrs WH Robinson collection
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Dresses
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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1927
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Sheoak Creek, Lorne

Sheoak Creek, Lorne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sheaok Creek, Lorne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Charles H. Young
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1907
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The Railway Station. Blackheath

The Railway Station. Blackheath

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Blackheath, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Colour display card illustrated with a kookaburra, titled, 'Pre-stamped envelopes. All they need is an address...'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Display cards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1978
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Spearthrower made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite), 1913 - insect and dingo motifs

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearthrowers
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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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1913
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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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Bamaga, Queensland, Australia
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Billy Magala
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Australian Tourist exchange

Australian Tourist exchange

Balarinji Art collection no. 2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Metal cufflink

Metal cufflink

Ronald L Gale Masonic collection no. 1
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Cufflinks
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Mr Ronald L. Gale
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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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The Civil Servants, Elysium, 1905

The Civil Servants, Elysium, 1905

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Phil May
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1905
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Letter sent from Robert Lionel Faithfull, 15 July 1877

Letter sent from Robert Lionel Faithfull, 15 July 1877

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Letters
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Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
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Robert L. Faithfull
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1877
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Purchase slip from Takeda Bros. and Co., 1931

Purchase slip from Takeda Bros. and Co., 1931

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Receipts
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Takeda Bros & Co
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1931
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Container made from bull kelp, river reed and tee tree string, by Jacqui Langdon

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Tayenebe collection
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Containers
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Ms Jacqui Langdon
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Letter of thanks from the President of Sydney Legacy, W B Gibson, to Enid Glover

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Enid Treadgold collection
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Letters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Legacy Club
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1953
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Set of indelible pencils

Set of indelible pencils

Bridge Family collection no. 3
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Pencils
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Buque Aleman Potosi

Buque Aleman Potosi

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Chile
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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"FIRST PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1908, A., P., AND H. SOCIETY"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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1908
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Photograph of Carmelo Mirabelli sitting on grass

Photograph of Carmelo Mirabelli sitting on grass

Carmelo Mirabelli collection no. 2
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Photographs
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City Bridge & Adelaide's skyline, SA

City Bridge & Adelaide's skyline, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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