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Brick was made using the 'Knitlock' brickmaking machine

Brick was made using the 'Knitlock' brickmaking machine

W Herbert and C Peters collection
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Bricks
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New South Wales, Australia
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Warren Herbert
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1984
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Educational Collections of Australia Plants, 1873

Educational Collections of Australia Plants, 1873

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Folders
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1873
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Bark painting 'Stingray dance performed in the Yirritja Narra Ceremonies' by Birrikidji Gumana, Tirrkala, 1966

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J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Birrikitji Gumana
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1966
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Leptospermum myrsinoides

Leptospermum myrsinoides

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1876
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The Chandler, Coos Bay's Leading Hotel, Marshfield, Oregon.

The Chandler, Coos Bay's Leading Hotel, Marshfield, Oregon.

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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National Conference Observer 1950 - 1985, UAW [Union of Aust. Women]

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Union 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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Australian against the Billabomb

Australian against the Billabomb

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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A Mopadrrunga, Spirit of the Dead, on Bark: A  Mopaditti.  Inv:

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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Antelemungarralei
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White flannelette nappy

White flannelette nappy

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Nappies
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1949
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A steam ship and a sailing ship side by side

A steam ship and a sailing ship side by side

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Thursday (Waiben) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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1908
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Everybody's Thinking Young's

Everybody's Thinking Young's

J B Young Ltd collection
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Advertising stickers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Sydney Custom House Illuminations

Sydney Custom House Illuminations

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Soccer souvenir programme - 'Dez Marton Testimonial - 1985'

Soccer souvenir programme - 'Dez Marton Testimonial - 1985'

St George Budapest Soccer Club collection
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Programs
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Castle Hill, Townsville

Castle Hill, Townsville

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Photograph of Fred Daly and a woman sitting in a lounge room

Photograph of Fred Daly and a woman sitting in a lounge room

Fred Daly collection
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Hon Edward G. Whitlam
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Postcard featuring a coloured print of a young boy in red checkered shirt and breeches

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Digital to Analogue converter

Digital to Analogue converter

CSIRO WLAN collection
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Electric converters
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Watson's Bay, Sydney, NSW

Watson's Bay, Sydney, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Watsons Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Two Turtles by Billy Yirawala

Two Turtles by Billy Yirawala

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yirawala
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Expectancy

Expectancy

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Charles D. Gibson
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Photograph of Edna and Norma Thompson at a tennis party

Photograph of Edna and Norma Thompson at a tennis party

Thompson Family collection
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Photographs
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Edna M. Thompson
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Start of native canoe race, Fiji

Start of native canoe race, Fiji

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Fiji
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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The Ocean Beach, Manly, NSW

The Ocean Beach, Manly, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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North Steyne Beach, Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Child's drawing - 'Tamarind tree' by May Miorgar, Dhupuma College, Nhulunbuy NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Nhulunbuy, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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May Miorgar
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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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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Desmond
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Hospital fire

Hospital fire

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Reproduction painting of eight figures camping on a beach with two dingoes

Reproduction painting of eight figures camping on a beach wi...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Replicas
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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George French Angas
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Child's drawing - The whistle ducks fanning the rainbow by Lucia Carlingun, Daly River NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lucia Carlingun
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Firestick and sheath

Firestick and sheath

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Firesticks
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Key-wound pocket watch with sterling silver case.

Key-wound pocket watch with sterling silver case.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Pocket watches
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1867 Melbourne Cup won by (Sydney) Tim Whiffler

1867 Melbourne Cup won by (Sydney) Tim Whiffler

1867 Melbourne Cup and Queen's Plate collection
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Trophies
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London, England
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Mr Thomas Smily
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Macquarie Street, Sydney

Macquarie Street, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Art Series
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'Sexiest' bra decorated by Alana Purcell

'Sexiest' bra decorated by Alana Purcell

Many Threads collection
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Cherbourg, Queensland, Australia
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Alana Purcell
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2014
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Parramatta River, Ryde

Parramatta River, Ryde

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Everyone's safety is our concern (aeroplane)

Everyone's safety is our concern (aeroplane)

Australian Army History Unit collection
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Leaflets
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East Timor
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Australian Army
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1999
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White dress worn by Lindy Chamberlain at the first inquest into the death of Azaria Chamberlain, 1980

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Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton collection no. 1
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Dresses
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Mrs Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton
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1980
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Amperea spartioides

Amperea spartioides

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1875
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Woman with Altitude

Woman with Altitude

Judy Horacek collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Ms Judy Horacek
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1997
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Painting depicts rainbows seen during the N-W monsoon, & the storm spirit Djambuwal

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J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mawalan
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1965
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Queensland Aboriginals Tree Climbing

Queensland Aboriginals Tree Climbing

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1915
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Letter from Betty Jones to Robert Scates

Letter from Betty Jones to Robert Scates

Robert Scates collection
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Letters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Betty Jones
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1972
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Certificate

Certificate

David Westcott collection no. 6
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Prize certificates
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Albury, New South Wales, Australia
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1886
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Police Station Rockdale

Police Station Rockdale

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Rockdale, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1912
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Child's drawing - The whistle ducks fanning the rainbow by Martina Parry age 16, St Francis Xavier School, Daly River NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Martina Parry
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Centenary Tower, Mt Gambier, SA

Centenary Tower, 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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Transport by the Camel in Australia

Transport by the Camel in Australia

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Manuscripts
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Certificate awarded at the The Royal Agricultural Society of Western Australia Inc., 1960 for first prize for an organdie throwover

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1960
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Yancomani plum leaf

Yancomani plum leaf

Milikapiti Council collection
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Leaves
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Get Ready for the First Victory Loan Make an Advance Subscription Now

Get Ready for the First Victory Loan Make an Advance Subscri...

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 11
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Advertising posters
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Australia
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War Loans and National Savings Campaigns
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1944
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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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Paul-Adam Puruaji
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Letter from Joseph Sharpe to Thomas Mussen, November 14th 1864

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Alexander Mussen collection
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Letters
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Pyramul, New South Wales, Australia
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Joseph Sharpe
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1864
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Handmade round wooden copper stick

Handmade round wooden copper stick

Bothwell Museum collection
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Copper sticks
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Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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Bothwell Museum
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Plate No. 9 in Carter's Floral Illustrations

Plate No. 9 in Carter's Floral Illustrations

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Prints
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Architectural drawing of a Mill Dug-out by the Department of Mines for the Forests Commission

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Peter Evans collection
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Architectural plans
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Didjeridu

Didjeridu

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Didjeridus
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1977
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Postcard featuring photograph of Parsley Bay, Sydney

Postcard featuring photograph of Parsley Bay, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Parsley Bay, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Waterfall

Waterfall

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Ex German Bank building on Shamun Canton, Oct 1921

Ex German Bank building on Shamun Canton, Oct 1921

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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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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Ngintya
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1954
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'Derrang', Painted hollow log, native plant species

'Derrang', Painted hollow log, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Coffins
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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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