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Xanthosia tridentata

Xanthosia tridentata

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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Letter to Miss Nancy Clements from The Ceylon Tea Company Propaganda Board

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Nance Pownall collection
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Ceylon
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Malcolm Dando
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1937
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Glass plate negative - Plane of marine denudation at Fannie Bay, Darwin, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905(?)

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1905
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Nyurpaya painting

Nyurpaya painting

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Paintings
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Nyurpaya
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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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Passing 'it' along the 'wing

Passing 'it' along the 'wing

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Redmond Nolan
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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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Bark painting 'Three Mimi men, spirits of rocks, and turtle' by Yirawala, Croker Island, 1963

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Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Bark paintings
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yirawala
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1963
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First photo taken of H.R.H. Prince of Wales leaving the 'Renown' to land in Sydney

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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King Edward VIII
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1920
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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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Port Lincoln, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia, Australia
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Catherine Bilney
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Photograph of William Faithfull, father of William Pitt Faithfull

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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William P. Faithfull
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The Moon Man and his wife and the son

The Moon Man and his wife and the son

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Claudia Kantilia
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Cartoon titled 'Hope'

Cartoon titled 'Hope'

Behind the Lines 2009 collection
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Ms Fiona Katauskas
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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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Manawanaway
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Angurugu, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ray Roberts
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Simeo
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Gerald Pootchemunka
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Men's 'Roleigh' grey felt hat issued to Juozas Stepanas at the Woodside Migration Camp in South Australia, 1949

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Dr A Stepanas collection no. 1
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Hats
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Woodside, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Juozas Stepanas
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1949
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Standard Peck gun-metal grain measure

Standard Peck gun-metal grain measure

Geoff Gray collection
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Measures
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London, England
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NSW Government
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1832
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Woven fibre pubic cover.

Woven fibre pubic cover.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Personal adornments
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Baby's bonnet

Baby's bonnet

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Baby bonnets
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Municipal Buildings, hasings

Municipal Buildings, hasings

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Sydney Harbour

Sydney Harbour

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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1906
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T&G Building & King William Street, Adelaide, SA

T&G Building & King William Street, Adelaide, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Photograph of Edna Thompson and another woman

Photograph of Edna Thompson and another woman

Thompson Family collection
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Photographs
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Edna M. Thompson
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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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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Neville P. Japangardi
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Ornate brass table lamp with four bayonet light globe fittings and four candle holders

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Department of Home Affairs (Prime Minister's Lodge) collection
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Table lamps
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The Lodge, Deakin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Parliament of Australia
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1927
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King parrot

King parrot

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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John M. Cantle
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Goanna sculpture

Goanna sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Kanginy
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Oakhampton Castle

Oakhampton Castle

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Drawings
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Royal Australian Air Force Certificate of Service and Discharge

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Parsons collection
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Certificates
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Royal Australian Air Force
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1946
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Ringtail Opossum and Young.

Ringtail Opossum and Young.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Convict love token from Charles Vale, 1832

Convict love token from Charles Vale, 1832

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Press pass for Parliamentary Press Gallery, 1977

Press pass for Parliamentary Press Gallery, 1977

Graeme Thomson collection
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Passes
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Parliament of Australia
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1977
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The Corso, Manly NSW

The Corso, Manly NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Brooch featuring a kangaroo mounted on two miniature replica brass bullets

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Terence Lane collection
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Brooches
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1915
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Wall hanging of a scene from Little Red Riding Hood, made by Ukrainian Displaced Person Olga Basylevich, in Germany in 1946

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Forest Hill Residential Kindergarten collection
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Wall hangings
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Neu-Ulm Displaced Persons Camp, American Zone, Germany
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Olga Basylevich
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1946
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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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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Cream, gold and blue dance program titled 'Agricultural Society's, Wednesday 12th Oct 1870, Ball'

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1870
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The Domain and Harbour from St. Mary's Cathedral, Sydney

The Domain and Harbour from St. Mary's Cathedral, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Domain, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Brolga and The Emu

The Brolga and The Emu

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jill Dundiwuy Mununggur
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1974
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Postcard featuring a coloured print of the Australian flag, with an inset photograph of marching soldiers

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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To Greet You.  A timber cutters camp

To Greet You. A timber cutters camp

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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England, United Kingdom
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B. B., London
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'Jilji' by Taku Rosie Tarco, 2007

'Jilji' by Taku Rosie Tarco, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia, Australia
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Taku R. Tarco
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2007
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Green canvas gaiters

Green canvas gaiters

Milo Dunphy collection no. 2
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Gaiters
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Cartoon depicting Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser wearing pyjamas and carrying a very large crying baby

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Louis Zmak collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Clarrie King
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1976
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The Brisbane Tug Coy's Excursion Steamer

The Brisbane Tug Coy's Excursion Steamer "Koopa"

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Souvenir silk handkerchief embroidered with 'Souvenir de Belgique' and five Allied forces flags

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John Murray collection
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Handkerchiefs
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Belgium
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1914
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Letter from William Mussen to Alexander Mussen, May 1863

Letter from William Mussen to Alexander Mussen, May 1863

Alexander Mussen collection
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Letters
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Montreal, Canada
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William Mussen
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1863
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Painting on canvas by Lucky Hilda & Ruth Napaljarri

Painting on canvas by Lucky Hilda & Ruth Napaljarri

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Untitled child's drawing by Albana, St Xavier Boys' School, Bathurst Island NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Albana
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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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Raehills Glen -Three End Bridge

Raehills Glen -Three End Bridge

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Pink envelope for holding postcards

Pink envelope for holding postcards

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Envelopes
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Armadale, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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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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French Day, November 1917, fundraising badge

French Day, November 1917, fundraising badge

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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North Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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1917
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Home Science Handbook for use by the Pupils of Home Science Schools

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Cookbook Collection
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Postcard featuring a black pen and ink comic drawing of street vendors

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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