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Convict love token from George West, 1840

Convict love token from George West, 1840

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Portrait photograph of Jessica Droga

Portrait photograph of Jessica Droga

Jon Lewis collection
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Portrait photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Jon Lewis
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1986
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IWY [International Womens Year]

IWY [International Womens Year]

Meredith Hinchliffe collection no. 1
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Commemorative badges
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1975
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Envelope for letter from 'Nephew & Cousin George' to 'Aunty, Uncle & Enid'

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Enid Treadgold collection
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Envelopes
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Five Dock, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William R. Glover
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1941
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Rockhampton Auxiliary, Church House, Westminster, SW

Rockhampton Auxiliary, Church House, Westminster, SW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Boulia, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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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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Mathew W. Raymond
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Advertising card featuring Herb McCoy

Advertising card featuring Herb McCoy

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising cards
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Baker's Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1914
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Signal lamp

Signal lamp

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Lamps
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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North Head Quarantine Station
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Group of school boys in Class 5B

Group of school boys in Class 5B

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Speech by Mr H D Malaviya from India, Member of the Secretariat of the World Peace Council, presented at the National Anti-War Conference

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Elsie Gare collection no. 1
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Mr H D. Malaviya
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Violet Day 1916 memorial fundraising badge

Violet Day 1916 memorial fundraising badge

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Cheer-Up Society
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1916
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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, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Joachim
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Thursday (Waiben) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Thursday Island Primary School
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1992
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Wedding invitation

Wedding invitation

Margot Child collection
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Invitations
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Mrs Margot Child
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1977
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Glass plate negative - Homestead of Victoria River Downs station, 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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Plaster cast domestic dog paw print, made for the Morling Royal Commission into Chamberlain Convictions

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Professor Robert Morrison collection
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Professor Robert G. Morrison
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1986
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Painting on card by Ralph Gumudul, Goulburn Island NT - from the story 'How the kangaroo got his tail' in the book 'Djugurba. Tales from the Spirit Time' (1974), p. 13

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Acrylic paintings
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Kormilda College, Berrimah, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ralph Gumudul
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1974
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Rectangular cream linen table centre with scalloped edges

Rectangular cream linen table centre with scalloped edges

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Table linen
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1963
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Child's drawing - The spear through the man by Pamela Ngallametta age 13yrs, Grade 8, Aurukun State School QLD

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Pamela Ngallametta
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Trout Stream, Oaklands, Mittagong, 1907

Trout Stream, Oaklands, Mittagong, 1907

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mittagong, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Compliments of the Season [Boat in a harbour]

Compliments of the Season [Boat in a harbour]

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Postcard featuring a coloured print of draped allied flags of WW I on either side of an unfurled Union Jack

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Wedding invitation

Wedding invitation

Margot Child collection
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Invitations
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1938
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Courtroom sketch 'Mrs Joy Laraine Kuhl. forensic biologist NSW Health.' by Veronica O'Leary dated 1 October 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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Painting depicting a pair of black frogs

Painting depicting a pair of black frogs

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gawirrin Gumana
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1967
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Cartoon of Bob Hawke saying 'WOULD YOU LIKE INDUSTRIAL COMICAL OR PASTORAL TRAGICAL?'

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Patrick Cook collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Patrick Cook
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'Doolagas' clothing tag

'Doolagas' clothing tag

Doolagahs Indigenous Design collection
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Clothing labels
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Indian Building, Festival of Empire, Crystal Palace

Indian Building, Festival of Empire, Crystal Palace

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Crystal Palace, London, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1911
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Colour caricature of Australian Rules Football player, Bernie Quinlan, wearing his Fitzroy Football Club guernsey

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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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Child's drawing Nerritjas Story by Johnny

Child's drawing Nerritjas Story by Johnny

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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Johnny Nerritja
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Bird with concentric circles

Bird with concentric circles

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

Fork

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Forks
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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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'Mangarri' by Elizabeth Nyumi, 2007

'Mangarri' by Elizabeth Nyumi, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Elizabeth Nyumi
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2007
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Stainless steel Gillette shaver

Stainless steel Gillette shaver

Carmelo Mirabelli collection no. 2
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Razors
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Trade Union power

Trade Union power

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Retractable leather tape measure used by James Pitkeathly

Retractable leather tape measure used by James Pitkeathly

James Pitkeathly collection no. 1
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Tape measures
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England, United Kingdom
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When A Man Grows Old!

When A Man Grows Old!

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Auckland, North Island, New Zealand
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Harding & Billings
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Spear

Spear

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Spears
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Jamieson Range, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Jackson Mclean
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Bore depth gauge and box

Bore depth gauge and box

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Tools
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'Bulwutja', bark painting, native plant species

'Bulwutja', 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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'Kumpupirntily' by Yanjimi Peter Rowlands, 2008

'Kumpupirntily' by Yanjimi Peter Rowlands, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Wiluna, Western Australia, Australia
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Yanjimi P. Rowlands
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2008
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Leather dog shoe worn on long bush walking trips in the Blue Mountains by the Dunphy's fox terrier named Dextre

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Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Animal accessories
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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1925
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Child's drawing by Maluya, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Maluya, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Maiuya
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1954
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Mauve satin covered ladies shoes with irridescent gelatin sequin decoration on toe and strap

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Shoes
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Switzerland
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Farmers Co Ltd
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1920
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Blue cloth bag

Blue cloth bag

Hazel Merlo collection
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Tent bags
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Bark painting 'Frogs and baby ibis' by unknown artist, north-western Arnhem Land

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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Unknown
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Orange-red plastic snow shoes

Orange-red plastic snow shoes

Milo Dunphy collection no. 2
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Shoes
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Letter sent from Robert Lionel Faithfull, 31 January 1878

Letter sent from Robert Lionel Faithfull, 31 January 1878

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Letters
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New York, United States of America
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Robert L. Faithfull
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1878
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Photograph of men sitting at a table drinking tea

Photograph of men sitting at a table drinking tea

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Carved wooden rabbit

Carved wooden rabbit

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ninguta Edwards
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1994
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Poster titled 'Portraits without names: Palestinian costume 19th and 20th century costumes from the Tareq Rajeb Museum...'

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General Palestinian Delegation collection
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Exhibition posters
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Palestine Costume Archive, Canberra
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1995
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Photographic postcard depicting Miss Amy Shirwood as Lena Harwood [and] Jack McGowan as Arthur Clifton in 'An Indian Hero'

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Fraser and Jenkinson
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QSL card for VK2AT, New South Wales

QSL card for VK2AT, New South Wales

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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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Enid Bowden collection
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Spearthrowers
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Bidyadanga (La Grange), Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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TSS Demosthenes

TSS Demosthenes

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Exchange Studios
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Kodak camera case

Kodak camera case

Harold Stevens collection
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Camera cases
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Australia
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Eastman Kodak Company
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1926
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Pass for Parliament House for Fred Daly

Pass for Parliament House for Fred Daly

Fred Daly collection
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Passes
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Ray and Dallas Maple Family collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Leigh Creek, Flinder Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Ray Maple
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1968
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The Shearer figurine with box and certificate

The Shearer figurine with box and certificate

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Human figures
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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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Tabulam, New South Wales, Australia
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Unknown
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