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Spearhead

Spearhead

Stan Mitchell collection
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Spearheads
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HMS Triumph

HMS Triumph

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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England
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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Cartoon of a flag raising ceremony with Prime Minister Bob Hawke and Treasurer Paul Keating in military costume

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Port Jackson, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1985
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'The Importance of Style', a paper presented to the National Anti-War Conference by Michael Symons

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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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Mr Michael Symons
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1971
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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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Cream crocheted bib with koala on it, made by Dorothy Gordon for her daughter Bette, in 1929

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Bette McLean collection
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Baby bibs
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Mrs Elizabeth D. Gordon
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1929
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Japanese character type pieces

Japanese character type pieces

John and Sonoko de Boer collection
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Type pieces
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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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Universal drawing set

Universal drawing set

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Drawing instruments
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White ceramic candle holder with snuffer

White ceramic candle holder with snuffer

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Candle holders
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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North Head Quarantine Station
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Australian Prisoners of War Appeal

Australian Prisoners of War Appeal

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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1914
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Small wooden bowl made from River Red Gum

Small wooden bowl made from River Red Gum

Maruku Arts collection no. 3
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Containers
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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2003
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Instruction booklet titled 'Armstrong's How to Draw 'Em Short-Hand Way'

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People's Paraphernalia collection no. 6
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Instruction booklets
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Harrold B. Armstrong
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1944
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North Express Crossing Forth Bridge

North Express Crossing Forth Bridge

Jack Russel Greenham collection
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Photographic postcards
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Scotland
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Stainless steel ring

Stainless steel ring

ET Fealy collection
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Baking tins
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Convict love token from J. Walden, 1832

Convict love token from J. Walden, 1832

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Launceston from Trevallyn, Tasmania

Launceston from Trevallyn, Tasmania

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1959
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Mimi Dancing.

Mimi Dancing.

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Namadbaru
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Stan Mitchell collection
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Spearthrowers
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Willy wagtails scolding Quinkin

Willy wagtails scolding Quinkin

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Printed t-shirt with image of pair of large black-outlined feet

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Dr Eve Fesl collection
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T-shirts
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Leaflet providing information about the Forestry Working Group of the Conservation Council

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Wilderness Society (A.C.T. Branch) Forests Campaign collection
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Leaflets
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Tasmanian Wilderness Society
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1988
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Studebaker medallion

Studebaker medallion

Colledge Family collection
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Medallions
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Mr John 'Jack' Burton
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Club

Club

Katherine Stow collection
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Clubs
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Western NSW, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Advertising card featuring boxer Milburn Saylor, 'Light-weight Tornado', 18 April 1914

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising cards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Milburn Saylor
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1914
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Child's drawing - My First Day At School and A Relation

Child's drawing - My First Day At School and A Relation

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Banka Banka, Northern Territory, Australia
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Matthew Jagamara Raymond
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Photograph of Carmelo Mirabelli and companion after rabbit hunt

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Carmelo Mirabelli collection no. 2
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Photographs
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Carmelo Mirabelli Mr
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Wedding anniversary card

Wedding anniversary card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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United Kingdom
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Mrs Margot Child
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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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Anita Gorey
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1-2 inch micrometer

1-2 inch micrometer

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Micrometers
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Boomerangs
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Painting no. 14, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - The Wangoo flee the mountain and Goorialla awakens

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Dick Roughsey Rainbow Serpent collection
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Oil paintings
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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'Bundjungu',  bark painting, native plant species

'Bundjungu', 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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2013
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A.A.S.E Jamborette badge

A.A.S.E Jamborette badge

Dr Stephen Jani collection
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Badges
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Ingleburn, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Dr Istvan Jani
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1960
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Postcard - After Twenty Round Battle. Jack Johnson

Postcard - After Twenty Round Battle. Jack Johnson

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Sculpture - wood - witchetty grub

Sculpture - wood - witchetty grub

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Wood carvings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Djulwadak Dawidi
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1965
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Personal letter from Eliza Batman to her daughter Elizabeth, describing the drowning in the Yarra River of her son John Charles Batman

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John Batman Documents collection
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Personal letters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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John Batman
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1845
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Transcribing machine

Transcribing machine

Ernest B Phillips collection
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Office machines
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Grundig Intermedia GmbH
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1960
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Small copper-coloured bugle

Small copper-coloured bugle

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Bugles
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AFL footballer Polly Farmer

AFL footballer Polly Farmer

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 19
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Posters
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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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Graham '. Farmer
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1967
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Bound copies of The Lakeside Library 1

Bound copies of The Lakeside Library 1

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Journals
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Three assorted cotton threads

Three assorted cotton threads

Hilda Creager collection no. 2
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Threads
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Mrs Jocelyn H. Brown
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Poster 'Australia. What do you know about it?'

Poster 'Australia. What do you know about it?'

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Posters
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Lina Bryans
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Souvenir mug - Royal Family

Souvenir mug - Royal Family

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative mugs
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Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother
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Solar plate print, Puru/Tree, by Tjunkaya Tapaya

Solar plate print, Puru/Tree, by Tjunkaya Tapaya

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 3
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Prints
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Tjunkaya Tapaya
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1997
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Two pinnate leaf boronias and their essential oils...

Two pinnate leaf boronias and their essential oils...

Jean Galbraith collection
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Books
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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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Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia
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Steven Turner
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Photograph of Dame Pattie and Sir Robert Menzies

Photograph of Dame Pattie and Sir Robert Menzies

Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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Photographs
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Dame Pattie Menzies
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Stan Mitchell collection
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Boomerangs
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Beach, West Ferry, Broughty Ferry

Beach, West Ferry, Broughty Ferry

Jack Russel Greenham collection
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Photographic postcards
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Dundee, Tayside, Scotland
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Gold and pearl brooch in box damaged in Marysville bushfire, Black Saturday, 7 February 2009

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Lynne Stone (Marysville) collection
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Brooches
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Marysville, Victoria, Australia
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2009
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Navy dome shaped hat worn by Dame Pattie Menzies

Navy dome shaped hat worn by Dame Pattie Menzies

Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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Hats
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R M. Docker
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1955
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Play grounds at Lakes, Mt Gambier, SA

Play grounds at Lakes, Mt Gambier, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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'Laka', bark painting, native plant species

'Laka', 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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2013
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Scout cloth badge-'Commemorationg 1946-1966, 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Hungarian Scout organisation in exile 1949'

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Dr Stephen Jani collection
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Badges
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Dr Istvan Jani
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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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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Banambul
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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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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Christopher Wells
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Two Turbinidae Turbo Militaris shells

Two Turbinidae Turbo Militaris shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1972
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'Darwirr', bark painting, native plant species

'Darwirr', 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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2014
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'Prospecting', about 1886

'Prospecting', about 1886

Victorian Goldfields collection no. 1
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Lithographs
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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William T. Smedley
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1886
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