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Kodj axe made by Larry Blight, Albany WA

Kodj axe made by Larry Blight, Albany WA

Larry Blight collection
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Axes
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Albany, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Larry Blight
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2012
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Coogee Bay, Sydney

Coogee Bay, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Coogee Beach, Coogee, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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dot painting

dot painting

Balarinji Art collection no. 2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Dance wand

Dance wand

Papuan Official collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1915
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Painting no. 9, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - No-one has any room - the Rainbow lorikeet boys ask Goorialla for shelter

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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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Commonwealth Parliament coffee cup

Commonwealth Parliament coffee cup

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Coffee cups
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England
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Wedgwood
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Lake Te Anue, New Zealand

Lake Te Anue, New Zealand

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lake Te Anau, South Island, New Zealand
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John M. Cantle
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Poster - 'The Pan-Africanist Congress of Azania...'

Poster - 'The Pan-Africanist Congress of Azania...'

Kerry Browning collection
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Political posters
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South Africa, Africa
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Pan Africanist Congress
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Poster 'AUSTRALIA DECLARES PEACE ON THE WORLD 1986...'

Poster 'AUSTRALIA DECLARES PEACE ON THE WORLD 1986...'

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political posters
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1986
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Festliederbuchlein..festive hymns of the U.E.L.C.A owned by Reverend John Grosse

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Reverend John Grosse collection
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Religious books
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Thin brown riding whip with a metal dogs head on top

Thin brown riding whip with a metal dogs head on top

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Whips
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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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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Circular Quay, Sydney, N.S.W in 1848

Circular Quay, Sydney, N.S.W in 1848

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Circular Quay, Sydney Cove, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1848
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Man standing beneath a roll of honour in the club room of East Melbourne Cricket Club

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Nanette Ward collection
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Photographs
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East Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1921
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Composing stick

Composing stick

Les Robertson collection
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Printing accessories
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Convict love token from John Warnes, 1842

Convict love token from John Warnes, 1842

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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General view, Tenterfield, NSW

General view, Tenterfield, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Tenterfield, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Postcard titled 'We'll keep the Billy boiling, dear, till you come marching home' by May Gibbs

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Cecilia M. Gibbs
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Painting no. 8, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - The young Bil-bil brothers come running in for shelter

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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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T W Tyzack, Melbourne, metal stamp, no base or handle

T W Tyzack, Melbourne, metal stamp, no base or handle

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Stamps (tools)
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Invitiation 'To meet His Excellency Dr. Hsu Mo, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary of the Republic of China', 1941

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Betty Hall collection
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Invitations
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1941
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Poster - 'Patu, a film about the New Zealanders who mobilised to stop the 1981 Springboks Tour'

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Kerry Browning collection
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Cinema posters
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New Zealand
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South African 'Springboks' National Rugby Union Team
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1981
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1813 Holey dollar

1813 Holey dollar

Holey dollar collection
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Holey dollars
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The coast at Fisherman's Beach, Mornington, Vic

The coast at Fisherman's Beach, Mornington, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Fishermans Beach, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Grey fantail

Grey fantail

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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A man standing on a path viewed through tree ferns

A man standing on a path viewed through tree ferns

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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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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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mirrinybal
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White ceramic soup bowl with letters CACS

White ceramic soup bowl with letters CACS

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Soup bowls
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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The squatter's hornpipe

The squatter's hornpipe

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Norman A. Lindsay
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1904
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Pigmented plaited fibre armband

Pigmented plaited fibre armband

A Morrison collection no. 1
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Armbands
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Squatter board game, 11th edition

Squatter board game, 11th edition

Squatter Game collection
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Board games
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Mr Robert Lloyd
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The beautiful Blue Lake, Mt Gambier, SA

The beautiful Blue Lake, 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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Portraits of the Aboriginal inhabitants

Portraits of the Aboriginal inhabitants

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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George French Angas
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1847
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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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Gerald Pootchemunka
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Capparis lucida

Capparis lucida

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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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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Postcard featuring a coloured head portrait of a

Postcard featuring a coloured head portrait of a "Russian" l...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Carving of a goanna, made by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, c1970

Carving of a goanna, made by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, c1970

Kaapa Tjampitjinpa collection no. 2
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Carvings
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Kaapa M. Tjampitjinpa
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1970
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Wood carving - water bird - Yirrkala, 1948

Wood carving - water bird - Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Wood carvings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Pigmented plaited fibre armband

Pigmented plaited fibre armband

A Morrison collection no. 1
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Armbands
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Painting of a plane in flight by Herman R Bollin

Painting of a plane in flight by Herman R Bollin

Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Paintings
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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Employment reference for W H Treloar from McDonald's Motor Works and Garage, Hamilton

Employment reference for W H Treloar from McDonald's Motor W...

Eric J Treloar collection
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Business letters
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N McDonald
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1911
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Handbell - Note A# Octave 5 Pattern 10

Handbell - Note A# Octave 5 Pattern 10

Jennifer Anne Murphy collection
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Musical instruments
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London, England
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Whitechapel Bell Foundry
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1910
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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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'Dreaming at Watunuma' by Uta UtaTjangala, 1975

'Dreaming at Watunuma' by Uta UtaTjangala, 1975

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Uta Uta Tjangala
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1975
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Handwritten note with information about Deane family tombstones

Handwritten note with information about Deane family tombsto...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Notes
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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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Caroona, New South Wales, Australia
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Brett Allan
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Clare, South Australia, Australia
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Clare Agricultural & Horticultural Society
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1937
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Japanese porcelain condiment set, featuring a mustard pot flanked by a salt and pepper shaker, in the form of three kangaroos on a shaped plinth

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Terence Lane collection
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Condiment sets
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1930
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Boulogne Restaurant

Boulogne Restaurant

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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London, England
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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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Caroline Cross
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National Retail Merchants Association certificate of commendation presented to J B Young Limited

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J B Young Ltd collection
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Certificates
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National Retail Merchants Association
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1964
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Plastic coated bookmark with a pale gold thread embriodered around the edges

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Lois Grosse collection
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Bookmarks
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1957
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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, Northern Territory, Australia
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Maria J. Orsto
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Smiles, South Aust

Smiles, South Aust

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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South Australia, 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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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Nathaniel Kawangka
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Bottom grinding stone [stone implement]

Bottom grinding stone [stone implement]

Edmund Milne collection
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Lower grinding stones
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Gundabooka, New South Wales, Australia
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Anvil [stone implement]

Anvil [stone implement]

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Glenthompson, Victoria, Australia
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Three mythological events at Tjiterulpa site

Three mythological events at Tjiterulpa site

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Charlie T. Tjungurrayi
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1977
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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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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Clare Aghala
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