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Eriostemon squameus

Eriostemon squameus

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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Prostanthera Melissifolia

Prostanthera Melissifolia

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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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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Felicity Jimarin
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Untitled painting by Lyndsay Bird Mpetyane

Untitled painting by Lyndsay Bird Mpetyane

Helen Eager and Christopher Hodges collection no. 2
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Acrylic paintings
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Utopia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lyndsay B. Mpetyane
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1992
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Round, flattened slab of spinifex gum or resin mixed with short vegetable fibres

Round, flattened slab of spinifex gum or resin mixed with sh...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Samples
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Patricia Marrfurra
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Photograph of Minnie Valentine, Jim Valentine and Minnie's relations

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Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Photographs
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The animals gathered in the darkness

The animals gathered in the darkness

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Patricia Marfura
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Finishing Mill Dept. (Including Magnet Cranes & Portion of Stock Yard)

Finishing Mill Dept. (Including Magnet Cranes & Portion of S...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Herpolirion Novae Zelandiae

Herpolirion Novae Zelandiae

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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1873
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Black and white photograph of US swimmer Lucy Freeman

Black and white photograph of US swimmer Lucy Freeman

National Sports Information Centre collection
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Photographs
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New York, United States of America
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Miss Lucy Freeman
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1917
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The Aboriginal inhabitants

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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Junction Street, Nowra, NSW

Junction Street, Nowra, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Nowra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Courtroom sketch 'Lindy and Michael in the Darwin Court.' by Veronica O'Leary, 1982.

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Veronica O'Leary collection no. 1
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Courtroom drawings
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ms Veronica O'Leary
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1982
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Bowl with burnt engraved designs

Bowl with burnt engraved designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Bowls
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Umbakulu, South Australia, Australia
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Mowitja
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Maria Marpoondin
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Pair of silver-coloured metal cufflinks bearing the Holden lion logo

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Jack Heenan collection
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Cufflinks
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GM Holden Ltd
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1970
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Cannondale CAAD 4 hard tail mountain bike used by Cadel Evans

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Cadel Evans collection no.1
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Bicycles
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Cannondale
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1998
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Glass plate negative - Whistle and his wife Nellie, between Derby and Kimberley Downs station, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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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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1916
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Bride and groom

Bride and groom

Margot Child collection
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Photographs
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Mrs Margot Child
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Envelope with an illustration of a merino ram on it

Envelope with an illustration of a merino ram on it

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Envelopes
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Breastplate 'Gallawang King of Delta, 1893

Breastplate 'Gallawang King of Delta, 1893

Delta Downs Station collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Delta Downs Station, Normanton, Queensland, Australia
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Gallawang
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1893
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When A Man Grows Old!

When A Man Grows Old!

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Auckland, North Island, New Zealand
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Harding & Billings
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Bride and groom with attendants

Bride and groom with attendants

Margot Child collection
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Photographs
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Mrs Margot Child
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Pencil and watercolour, on paper in Papunya style by unknown Pintupi artist, 1971

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Papunya Art 2008 collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1971
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Sweethearts

Sweethearts

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Luck at last

Luck at last

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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J Hutchings
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The Birds Family

The Birds Family

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Therese Portaminni
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Yass Spring Show, 1906, Second Prize

Yass Spring Show, 1906, Second Prize

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1906
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Poster advertising the Adaminaby Young Anglican Association Grand Ball, 17 October 1950

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Snowy Scheme - Joe Gordon collection
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Advertising posters
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Cooma, New South Wales, Australia
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Young Anglican Association
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1950
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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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Pukamani Ceremonial Accoutrement and graveside Baskets.

Pukamani Ceremonial Accoutrement and graveside Baskets.

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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Scenes - Australian Coast

Scenes - Australian Coast

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr Herbert Beecroft
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Photograph of Emilie Roach on mount

Photograph of Emilie Roach on mount "Dungog" executing a jum...

Colledge Family collection
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Photographs
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1929
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Dance program titled 'Government House'

Dance program titled 'Government House'

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dance programs
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Archibald Memorial. Sydney, N.S.W.

Archibald Memorial. Sydney, N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Hyde Park, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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British Pattern 1842 .75 smooth bore percussion musket used by the 12th Foot (East Suffolk Regiment)

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Neville Locker collection
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Muskets
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England
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Tower of London [Armouries]
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1848
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Top grinding stone [stone implement]

Top grinding stone [stone implement]

Edmund Milne collection
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Upper grinding stones
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Gundabooka, New South Wales, Australia
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Rusconi's masterpiece in marble

Rusconi's masterpiece in marble

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Gundagai, New South Wales, 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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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Michelle Watt
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Panorama from Dean Marsh Road, Lorne, Vic

Panorama from Dean Marsh Road, Lorne, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lorne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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LockHing, Japanese Ware Store, No. 37, Queen's Rd, 3 March 1934

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Invoices
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1934
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Coonamble P & A Association 'Best Hogskin Saddle'

Coonamble P & A Association 'Best Hogskin Saddle'

David Allen medals collection
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Medals
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1881
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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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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Yaritji Munkari
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Envelope addressed to Miss Faithfull, 17 March 1914

Envelope addressed to Miss Faithfull, 17 March 1914

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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1914
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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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Square, clear glass inkstand

Square, clear glass inkstand

Justice Else-Mitchell collection no. 1
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Inkstands
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England
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Turtle in blue border

Turtle in blue border

Balarinji Art collection no.2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Advertising card featuring Jules Dubourg

Advertising card featuring Jules Dubourg

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising cards
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Baker's Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1914
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Price list from Hermannsburg Mission, 1961

Price list from Hermannsburg Mission, 1961

E Redlich collection
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Price lists
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Boomerangs
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Postcard featuring Melbourne Cup winner - Patron

Postcard featuring Melbourne Cup winner - Patron

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1894
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'Opossum Tree Dreaming', by Narritjin Maymuru, 1966

'Opossum Tree Dreaming', by Narritjin Maymuru, 1966

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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Narritjin Maymuru
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1966
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Wooden cylindrical walking stick with carved images on the spiral

Wooden cylindrical walking stick with carved images on the s...

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Walking-sticks
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Finke River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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Collector's silver-plated teaspoon bearing figure of cyclist

Collector's silver-plated teaspoon bearing figure of cyclist

Sir Hubert Opperman collection no. 2
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Teaspoons
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Invitation to a garden party at Government House to meet the Queen and Prince Philip, 1963

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Invitations
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1963
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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 - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Cartoon of Ian McLachlan, President of the National Farmers Federation, painting a picture of rural hardship

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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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1985
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