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Circular Quay, Sydney, N.S.W. in 1788

Circular Quay, Sydney, N.S.W. in 1788

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Circular Quay, Sydney Cove, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1910
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Rodney Frail
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Congratulations card

Congratulations card

Margot Child collection
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Mrs Margot Child
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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Umbakumba, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Anawanda
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1948
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Three men and three horses by a campfire.

Three men and three horses by a campfire.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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Undated handwritten letter from Alice Wegemund to Edna Ogden

Undated handwritten letter from Alice Wegemund to Edna Ogden

Edna Ogden collection
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Letters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Alice Smallman
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1936
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Letter from Alexander Mussen to Thomas Mussen, August 1862

Letter from Alexander Mussen to Thomas Mussen, August 1862

Alexander Mussen collection
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Letters
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Alexander Mussen
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1862
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Portrait photograph of Stephen McLean

Portrait photograph of Stephen McLean

Jon Lewis collection
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Jon Lewis
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Mitchell River, Bairnsdale, Victoria No. 38

Mitchell River, Bairnsdale, Victoria No. 38

Joyce Knife collection
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Cigarette cards
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England
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WD & HO Wills
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1925
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Habitat, Volume 5, Number 3, October 1977

Habitat, Volume 5, Number 3, October 1977

Paul Smith collection
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Magazines
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian Conservation Foundation
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1977
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BOP

BOP

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'Neither Mr Fraser, nor Mr Gorton (Lind Vic) voted in the vital division...'

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Pat Rawlings collection
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Telegrams
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Australian Associated Press
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1975
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Child's drawing This is my homeland Centre BiranyBirany by Djoki Yunupingu

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Birany Birany, North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Djoki Yunupingu
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Child's drawing - Joe Cooper Runs by Jane Frances Poantumilui, Bathurst Island NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Jane F. Poantumilui
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Convict love token captioned I love till death shall stop my breath, 1802

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Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Club

Club

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Gerhardt Laves
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1931
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Handwritten recipe

Handwritten recipe

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Manuscripts
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Cultural imprints

Cultural imprints

Geoff Pryor collection no. 4
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Cartoons
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1990
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The National Magazine

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Postcard featuring racehorse - Acrasia

Postcard featuring racehorse - Acrasia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Cartoon of Joh Bjelke Peterson characterised as an ice berg adjacent to a sinking ship named the 'Liberal Party'

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1983
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QSL card for VKADE Australia

QSL card for VKADE Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1936
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Stan Mitchell collection
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Wunyguwunygu
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Why do ladies look at the moon

Why do ladies look at the moon

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Packet of thread

Packet of thread

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Threads
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Postcard featuring a coloured drawing of a soldier sitting on a bench with a woman in a blue dress holding a blue parasol

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Neutral Bay, Sydney

Neutral Bay, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Neutral Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Keyhole saw

Keyhole saw

John Docker collection
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Keyhole saws
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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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Photographic postcard of Fairy Bower, Manly, NSW

Photographic postcard of Fairy Bower, Manly, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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1884
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Cream-coloured partial dance program titled 'St Leonard's, Wednesday 22nd December 1869'

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dance programs
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1869
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Igor Zorich collection
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South-eastern South Australia, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1974
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Gold medallion commemorating the coronation of Edward VII and Alexandra, June 26, 1902

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Una May Irvine collection no. 2
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Commemorative medallions
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London, England
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King Edward VII
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1902
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Five men and a woman standing on the verandah of a cottage

Five men and a woman standing on the verandah of a cottage

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Mother's Last Words. A ballad by Mrs Sewell

Mother's Last Words. A ballad by Mrs Sewell

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Booklets
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1867
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The National Magazine

The National Magazine

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Hermannsburg style painting, titled 'MacDonnell Ranges', by Claude Panka

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Coulson collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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AT NIGHT IN THE DIGGINGS. OLD SYDNEY .

AT NIGHT IN THE DIGGINGS. OLD SYDNEY .

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Thomas Cumming, by Turner's of Geelong

Mrs Thomas Cumming, by Turner's of Geelong

Jane Webster collection
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Cartes-de-visite
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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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Turner's Portrait Rooms
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1866
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Child's drawing - Deanna dreaming / The Dreamtime by Dianna Merrkiyawuy, Yirrkala NT

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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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Merrkiyawuy Ganambarr
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1975
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Coogee Bay, near Sydney

Coogee Bay, near Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Coogee Bay, Coogee, 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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Sofala, New South Wales, Australia
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Sharon Allen
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Bagu figure made by Eileen Tep, 2011

Bagu figure made by Eileen Tep, 2011

Cardwell collection
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Sculptures
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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
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Eileen Tep
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2011
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Neville P. Japangardi
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St James Church Sydney

St James Church 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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Kodak Ltd
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No 1. How We Beat The Favourite

No 1. How We Beat The Favourite

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Charles Hammond
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Bark painting divided into three panels with horizontal black lines

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Peter Trucker
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1965
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Fish shaped pigmented club

Fish shaped pigmented club

Charles Hart collection
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Clubs
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1957
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Child's drawing by unknown artist

Child's drawing by unknown artist

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Holiday Time by Eunice Yunurupa Porter

Holiday Time by Eunice Yunurupa Porter

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Eunice Y. Porter
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2011
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El-Kantara

El-Kantara

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1917
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Portrait photograph of Georgia

Portrait photograph of Georgia

Jon Lewis collection
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Jon Lewis
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Bride and groom

Bride and groom

Margot Child collection
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Photographs
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Mrs Margot Child
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Gleanings

Gleanings

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Booklets
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Wandijina heads

Wandijina heads

David Kaus collection no. 3
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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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'Kunkun' by Nora Nangapa, Nora Wompi, Bugai Whylouter, Kumpaya Girgaba, 2008

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Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Nora Nangapa
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2008
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Circular Quay.

Circular Quay.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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Souvenir coffee cup - for the cancelled royal visit to Australia, 1949

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Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative mugs
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King George VI
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1949
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