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Colour Photograph - Part of a collage of photos of protests at the South African Embassy, Canberra.

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Kerry Browning collection
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Convict love token from William., 1843

Convict love token from William., 1843

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Letter about a horse named Ajax

Letter about a horse named Ajax

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Manuscripts
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Caricature of two rabbits walking through a field

Caricature of two rabbits walking through a field

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Harry B. Neilson
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1905
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Financial ledger April 1925 to March 1942.

Financial ledger April 1925 to March 1942.

Thompson Family collection
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Notebooks
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Wooden photographic print frame

Wooden photographic print frame

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Contact printing frames
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United Kingdom
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Jannay
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Souvenir badge that commemorates the first flight from England to Australia by Ross and Keith Smith in 1919

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Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Commemorative badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Atkinson & Co
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1919
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Cartoon of Premier of Queensland Joh Bjelke Peterson characterised as a rhinoceros

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1986
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Sir Ernest Cable's property, Devon 1915

Sir Ernest Cable's property, Devon 1915

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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1915
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Rubber stamp featuring 'Life. Be in it' character 'Aunty Ivy'

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Ivy Lovric collection
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Rubber stamps
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Ivy Lovric
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1988
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

L and T Hackney collection
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Spearthrowers
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1918
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Mark II Expo '67 Sound Chair

Mark II Expo '67 Sound Chair

Expo '67 - Sound Chair collection
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Chairs
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1967
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A.U.S.N. Co.s T.S.S. Wyreema 6338 Tons 17 Knots

A.U.S.N. Co.s T.S.S. Wyreema 6338 Tons 17 Knots

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Morning Star

Morning Star

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 6
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Niljermarija
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1969
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Piece of a turtle shell

Piece of a turtle shell

Herbert E Read collection
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Animal parts
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Painting of Four men hunting in the forest by Julie Haysomm

Painting of Four men hunting in the forest by Julie Haysomm

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Julie Haysom
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1993
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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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Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
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Kieron Keeler
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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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Gavin Toby
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Poster with text 'An open invitation to Australia's Bicentennary'

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Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Posters
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1988
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Orient Line R.M.S. Orama 20,000 tons

Orient Line R.M.S. Orama 20,000 tons

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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1931
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Mark Foy's Limited

Mark Foy's Limited

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mark Foys Ltd
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The Travels of the Man, Jundaruna

The Travels of the Man, Jundaruna

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Minimini Numalkiyiya Mamarika
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1948
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Dhari (headdress) by George Nona, 2007

Dhari (headdress) by George Nona, 2007

George Nona collection
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Headdresses
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Torres Strait, ,
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Mr George Nona
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2007
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'Dhanguniya', bark painting, native plant species

'Dhanguniya', 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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2012
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Gurwood Street, Wagga

Gurwood Street, Wagga

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Corbi Moth fishing fly

Corbi Moth fishing fly

Noel Jetson collection
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Fishing lures
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Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Noel Jetson
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1970
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'Kiriwirri' by Jan Billycan, 2008

'Kiriwirri' by Jan Billycan, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Jan Billycan
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2008
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Grey and white wave pattern

Grey and white wave pattern

Balarinji Art collection no. 2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Cartoon depicting a man standing in a doctor's office with his shirt off

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Clarrie King collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Clarrie King
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1970
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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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Marita Kantilla
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Weapon - Spearhead

Weapon - Spearhead

Herbert Keys collection
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Spearheads
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Sydney Harbour sailing skiffs

Sydney Harbour sailing skiffs

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Man standing on a natural rock bridge at a beach, with another man sitting in the foreground

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Convict love token engraved with the initials G.W., J.W. and W.W., 1834

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Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Boomerang used by 'King Boney', Woolgoolga, North Coast, NSW.

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Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Woolgoolga, New South Wales, Australia
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A woman standing on the veranda of a timber house named

A woman standing on the veranda of a timber house named "Mar...

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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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Thella Nayeri
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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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Queenie Nangala Singleton
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Movimento Democratico De Mulheres MDM

Movimento Democratico De Mulheres MDM

Union of Australian Women collection
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Political 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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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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Royal Agriculture Society of NSW, dated 1920 -  No 4008

Royal Agriculture Society of NSW, dated 1920 - No 4008

Justice Else-Mitchell collection no. 1
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Membership badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Amor Pty Ltd
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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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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Edward Pootchemunka
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Figure with spear

Figure with spear

Balarinji Art collection no. 2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Landscape by Greg Kelly

Landscape by Greg Kelly

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Paintings
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Greg Kelly
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Sculpture - wood

Sculpture - wood

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Wood carvings
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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 depicting Cedric the Swagman standing atop a mound of dirt in a barren landscape

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Douglas E Tainsh collection
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Cartoons
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Noosaville, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Douglas E. Tainsh
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1987
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August 9th South African Women's Day

August 9th South African Women's Day

Union of Australian Women collection
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Commemorative 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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Wooden box

Wooden box

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Boxes
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Photographs
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From Zeppelin brought down over Hull 1917

From Zeppelin brought down over Hull 1917

Enid Treadgold collection
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Notes
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Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England
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Mrs Elna Glover
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1917
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Postcard featuring a printed pen and ink drawing of four machine gunners, firing through a break in the defences.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Glimpse of Hornsby, N.S.W.

Glimpse of Hornsby, N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Hornsby, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Black top hat

Black top hat

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Top hats
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This is a map of Bathurst Island. X we live here.

This is a map of Bathurst Island. X we live here.

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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Mark V. Puautjimi
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Crystal wine glass from Old Parliament House

Crystal wine glass from Old Parliament House

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 2
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Wine glasses
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Government of Australia
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Lord Kitchener, Secretary of State for War - Britons for ever.

Lord Kitchener, Secretary of State for War - Britons for eve...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Postcards
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Keeping it Safe

Keeping it Safe

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Delia Summers collection
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Textile lengths
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Tasmania, Australia
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Delia Summers
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Wood and brass telescope tube in a leather case used by Captain John Gore

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Jack Gallaway collection
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Telescopes
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London, England
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Peter Dollond
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Containers
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Street scene with a church

Street scene with a church

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Windsor, Hawkesbury, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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