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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Red academic gown with pink silk facings, worn by Sir George Houstoun Reid

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Anne Fairbairn collection no. 4
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Academic dress
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Sir George H. Reid
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Green and growing Australian Democrats

Green and growing Australian Democrats

Dr Di Bretherton collection
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T-shirts
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1986
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The Light on the Hill

The Light on the Hill

Fred Daly collection
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Books
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Crocodile

Crocodile

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Unknown
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Childs knitted cap in grey wool, with a helmet-like, head-hugging shape which covers the ears

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Bridge Family collection no. 3
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Caps
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A young Australian

A young Australian

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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Postcard with photograph captioned The Sentinel Fig Tree Cave, Wombeyan

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Wombeyan Caves, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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Country Press Chambers

Country Press Chambers

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1920
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Cartoon of Aboriginal activist and bureaucrat Charlie Perkins reclining in a chair reading a TV Guide

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1980
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Stone hatchet, bifacially flaked and edge ground

Stone hatchet, bifacially flaked and edge ground

Stan Mitchell collection
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Hatchets
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Derby, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Where the winds whisper and the waves rejoice

Where the winds whisper and the waves rejoice

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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W Lister-Lister
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Cairo - The Tombs of Mamelouks

Cairo - The Tombs of Mamelouks

Adrian Luck collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Cairo, Egypt
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Australian Army
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Photographic print depicting the toy theatre

Photographic print depicting the toy theatre

Everitt and George Family collection
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Smoking pipe used by Ben Chifley

Smoking pipe used by Ben Chifley

MJ Brown collection
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Smoking pipes
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Mr Joseph B. Chifley
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Red and green kangaroo paw.  Green kangaroo paw

Red and green kangaroo paw. Green kangaroo paw

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Bon Marche Stores
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A Merry Xmas to you [and] Aborigines of Western Australia

A Merry Xmas to you [and] Aborigines of Western Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Envelope addressed to Miss Faithfull, Springfield, Goulburn, NSW, Australia, 22 May 1914

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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1914
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Spear

Spear

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spears
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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PANORAM OF PORT ARTHUR, TASMANIA.

PANORAM OF PORT ARTHUR, TASMANIA.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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The Valentine & Sons' Publishing Co.
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Australian Peace Committee

Australian Peace Committee

Union of Australian Women collection
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Political badges
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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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Child's drawing - Sir Douglas Nicholls by Regina B age 13, Port Lincoln SA

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Port Lincoln, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia, Australia
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Regina B
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Carved human head

Carved human head

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Three photographs of Benny Zable - Roxby downs Blockade. Procession to the Mine Gate, and, Franklin River Action Threatre South West Tasmania

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Benny Zable collection no. 2
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Photographs
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Roxby Downs, South Australia, Australia
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Pale green length of ribbon

Pale green length of ribbon

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Ribbons
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St Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh Looking West

St Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh Looking West

Jack Russel Greenham collection
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Photographic postcards
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Edinburgh, Scotland
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Fasciolariidae Saginafusus Pricei

Fasciolariidae Saginafusus Pricei

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Weapon - Spearhead

Weapon - Spearhead

Herbert Keys collection
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Spearheads
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Program for 'The Mikado', St Michael's Parish Hall, Golders Green, 26-29 November 1919

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Herbert Browne collection
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Programs
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Glass plate negative - Distributing sweets to school children at 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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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1923
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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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Drawings
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Silver glass ball

Silver glass ball

Alison Steele collection
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Christmas decorations
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School report

School report

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Reports
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Child's drawing - This story is about the sunset on the islands

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Lisa James
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Close Roxby Downs

Close Roxby Downs

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sydney Anti-Uranium Collective
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1988
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A General History of Quadrupeds

A General History of Quadrupeds

Bewick's A General History of Quadrupeds Book collection
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Books
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1807
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Following suit

Following suit

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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NSW Bookstall Co Ltd
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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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Scriber

Scriber

George Henry Taylor collection
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Joinery tools
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Set of cards noting sections of the Parliament House Embroidery and the embroiderers' who worked on them

Set of cards noting sections of the Parliament House Embroid...

Embroiderers' Guilds of Australia collection
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Documents
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'Women and the Anti-War Movement', a paper presented to the National Anti-War Conference by Sylvia Hale

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Elsie Gare collection no. 1
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Theses
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Slyvia Hale
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1971
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Sticker 'Individuality for women yes!'

Sticker 'Individuality for women yes!'

Jim Bradman collection no. 1
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Stickers
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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West Australian Blacks' Camp

West Australian Blacks' Camp

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1916
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Film spool

Film spool

Ron Bell collection
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Film spools
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Aleo Opera House

Aleo Opera House

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

Cotton bag

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Storage bags
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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1912
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Fashion magazine, June 1958

Fashion magazine, June 1958

Austra Skuja collection
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Magazines
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1958
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Peace Jubilations, Sydney, N.S.W., 12 November 1918

Peace Jubilations, Sydney, N.S.W., 12 November 1918

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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1918
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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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The Christian Captive

The Christian Captive

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Entrance to Balgay Park, Dundee

Entrance to Balgay Park, Dundee

Jack Russel Greenham collection
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Photographic postcards
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Dundee, Tayside, Scotland
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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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Club

Club

Ursula McConnel collection
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Clubs
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Parking permit sticker for the Parliament House Opening Ceremony 9 May 1988

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Chris Grady collection
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Stickers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Government of Australia
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1988
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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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Universal brand meat mincer

Universal brand meat mincer

Anne Girard collection
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Meat mincers
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New Britain, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States of America
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L F & G (Universal)
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1900
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Small aluminium egg cup

Small aluminium egg cup

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Eggcups
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Dissecting microscope with case and accessories

Dissecting microscope with case and accessories

Dr Winifred Curtis collection
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Microscopes
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Rochester, New York, United States of America
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Bausch and Lomb Optical Company
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1907
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Sailing on Sydney Harbor [sic]

Sailing on Sydney Harbor [sic]

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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Edwards Dunlop & Co
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