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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1917
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We may owe you an apology

We may owe you an apology

Bruce Petty collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Mr Bruce Petty
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Koorie exhibition

Koorie exhibition

David Kaus collection no. 3
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Pamphlets
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Flower

Flower

Balarinji Art collection no. 2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Letter of condolence

Letter of condolence

Bali Bombings 2002 Memorial - Parliament of Victoria collection
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Letters
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Kuta, Bali, Indonesia
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2002
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Gold glass ball

Gold glass ball

Alison Steele collection
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Christmas decorations
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Child's drawing by Calvin Carriage

Child's drawing by Calvin Carriage

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Kelvin Carriage
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United States Battleship New Jersey

United States Battleship New Jersey

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Harding & Billing's transparent postcards round and about Sydney Harbour

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Envelopes
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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Harding & Billings
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Boomerang with pokerwork image of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, made by Albert Perrett, La Perouse, Sydney, 1934

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A Perrett collection
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Boomerangs
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Albert H. Perrett
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1934
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Hair curlers and clips

Hair curlers and clips

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Hair care equipment
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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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Kirton Point, South Australia, Australia
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Johnny
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Car with two people seated in it.

Car with two people seated in it.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Black and white portrait photograph of Fred Daly, 1944

Black and white portrait photograph of Fred Daly, 1944

Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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North Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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1944
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Afghan camels and drivers in the Mallee about 1930

Afghan camels and drivers in the Mallee about 1930

Joyce Knife collection
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Photographic prints
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Underbool, Victoria, Australia
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Mr J A. Knife
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1930
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Fifteen girls and five boys at the birthday party for Florence Ethel Faithfull and Mary Bryden, on the verandah at Springfield.

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1903
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Gum nut necklace

Gum nut necklace

Herbert Keys collection
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Necklaces
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Not provided
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1987
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Postcard of a boat and a portrait of a sailor with HMS Lancaster on his hat

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Canada
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Etched or engraved commemorative glass made for the Ballarat Federal Exhibition, c.1901

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Terence Lane collection
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Commemorative glassware
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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1900
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Deep bark container

Deep bark container

Kalumburu Community collection
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Containers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Kalumburu Dance Group
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1988
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'Toorak Land' envelope, correspondence, and plans, Robert Lionel Faithfull, 12 May 1904

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Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Deeds
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Robert L. Faithfull
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1904
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Black and white photograph of Old Parliament House with a ceremonial platform

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Mollie Ballard collection
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Photographs
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Frank W. Ballard
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1927
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Woven plant fibre basket, with bands of fabric and feathers

Woven plant fibre basket, with bands of fabric and feathers

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Baskets
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War Memorial, Warragul, Vic

War Memorial, Warragul, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Warragul, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Letter addressed to W G Ross to the president of the Olegas Truchanas Publication Appeal,  27 October 1972

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Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Business letters
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Tasmania, Australia
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W G. Ross
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1972
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Certificate awarded at the Bairnsdale and District Agricultural Society 82nd Annual Show, 1960  for second prize for a nasturtium luncheon set of table linen

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Bairnsdale, Victoria, Australia
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James Yeates & Sons Print
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1960
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Table fork

Table fork

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Table forks
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Sheffield, England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1930
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Cross-sticks

Cross-sticks

War Widows' Guild of Australia (Vic) Ltd collection
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Weaving equipment
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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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Mirror Pool, St George River, Lorne, Vic

Mirror Pool, St George River, Lorne, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lorne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Metal Auger

Metal Auger

Ron Bell collection
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Twist augers
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Bearded male wearing a protest T-shirt surrounded by media members at Parliament House

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Otto Cserhalmi collection
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Photographs
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Eastern Beach, Geelong

Eastern Beach, Geelong

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Germany
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A nature boy

A nature boy

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Black and white leaves on a purple background

Black and white leaves on a purple background

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 - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Book titled 'Wedding Fashions 1860-1980' written by Auril Lansdell, 1983

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Margot Child collection
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Books
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Shire Publications
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1983
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Lucian Faithfull wearing a hat

Lucian Faithfull wearing a hat

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Angus McNeil
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Travel document issued to Mr Capelluti to enable him to travel to his place of work 18 September 1945

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Rosa Cappelluti collection
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Travel documents
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1945
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Convict love token from J. Riley, 1832

Convict love token from J. Riley, 1832

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Saving Face

Saving Face

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Matt Golding
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1996
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Camel Lady by Jean Burke

Camel Lady by Jean Burke

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Paintings
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Jean I. Burke
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2011
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Church of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart, Randwick, Sydney, N.S.W

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Portrait photograph of Peter Wright

Portrait photograph of Peter Wright

Jon Lewis collection
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Portrait photographs
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Jon Lewis
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Commonwealth Title Fight between Hector Thompson and Baby Cassius at the Perth Entertainment Centre

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People's Paraphernalia collection no. 19
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Event posters
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Hector Thompson
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1980
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YMCA - Red Triangle Day

YMCA - Red Triangle Day

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Club badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Young Mens Christian Association
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1914
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Black and white portrait photograph of Fred Daly leaning on his hand, looking to his right, by Max Dupain

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Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Max Dupain
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The Ocean Beach, Palm Beach, NSW

The Ocean Beach, Palm Beach, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Palm Beach, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Photograph of R.M.S. Ormonde

Photograph of R.M.S. Ormonde

Enid Treadgold collection
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Photographs
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Gravesend, Kent, England
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W J Munns, Gravesend
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1917
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Handmade willow clothes peg

Handmade willow clothes peg

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes pegs
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New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
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Mrs One-Eye Brown
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1950
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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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AVVAGOYAMUGS

AVVAGOYAMUGS

Roger Lilford and Robbie Swan collection
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Cartoons
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1985
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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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Tweed Heads, New South Wales, Australia
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Fingal Head Primary School
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Sewing kit containing needles of assorted sizes in a printed colour paper packet

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Hilda Creager collection no. 2
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Sewing kits
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Mrs Jocelyn H. Brown
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Eden Holme on Hebe Reef Jan 7th 1907

Eden Holme on Hebe Reef Jan 7th 1907

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Tamar River, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Peace Monitoring Group brassard

Peace Monitoring Group brassard

Shanti Sumartojo collection
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Uniform accessories
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2001
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Baking dish

Baking dish

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Baking dishes
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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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Weipa, Queensland, Australia
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Roy Chevathen
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Thank you for telegram

Thank you for telegram

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Mrs Margot Child
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BONDI NEAR SYDNEY

BONDI NEAR SYDNEY

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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