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Drawing depicting Governor Davey's Proclamation to the Aborigines 1816

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Governor Davey's Proclamation to the Aborigines 1816 collection
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Drawings
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Lieutenant-Governor George Arthur
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1829
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Four figures

Four figures

Balarinji Art collection no.2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Inkstand inscribed 'Presented to W.G. Ford 1911 by fellow workers at the time of his migration'

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Adrian Luck collection no. 1
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Inkstands
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Maidstone, Kent, England
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Mr William G. Ford
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1911
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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 Stool Journals

The Stool Journals

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Early farm buildings including the mill at Springfield

Early farm buildings including the mill at Springfield

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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The  North-east wind

The North-east wind

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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Unawanda
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1948
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Convict love token from F. Robinson, 1831

Convict love token from F. Robinson, 1831

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Sturt St, Ballarat

Sturt St, Ballarat

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Ballarat, Victoria, 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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Unknown
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Rotunda on the Torrens

Rotunda on the Torrens

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1915
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Bark painting ' 'Cursing the Lovers' A painting of retribution' by Paddy Compass Namatbara

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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Paddy C. Namatbara
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Fibre basket by Noreena Kadibil, 2008

Fibre basket by Noreena Kadibil, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Noreena Kadibil
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2008
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A.B. Modwena Southwick Canal

A.B. Modwena Southwick Canal

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sussex, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Certificate permitting A Jedrzejowski leave from 1400-2300 hours on 31 August 1946, for the purpose of going to Naples

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Andrzej Jedrzejowski collection
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Travel documents
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1946
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Mintjungkatjanya

Mintjungkatjanya

Fred Myers collection
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Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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John Tjakamarra
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Dinner menu from R.M.S. Niagara with the autographs of the 1913 Australian Cricket team

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Nanette Ward collection
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Menus
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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1913
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Demobilised Sailors Soldiers & Airmens Assoc

Demobilised Sailors Soldiers & Airmens Assoc

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Membership badges
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Demobilised Sailors, Soldiers & Airmens Association
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1914
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Dame Pattie Menzies, her daughter, Heather Henderson and grand-gaughter, Edwina Henderson

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Australian animals in blue triangle

Australian animals in blue triangle

Balarinji Art collection no.2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Stone blade

Stone blade

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Unissued Commonwealth Railways Gold Life Pass

Unissued Commonwealth Railways Gold Life Pass

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Transport passes
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Commonwealth Railways
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1912
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Postcard featuring the ship, Quilpue, being loaded with H. V. McKay agricultural equipment bound for the Argentine

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Loretta Edmonston collection
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Hugh V. McKay
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Man holding reins of horse with its front legs on a stool

Man holding reins of horse with its front legs on a stool

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Child's drawing - Captain Cook

Child's drawing - Captain Cook

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Barnabas Tipiloura
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White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessert dishes
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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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Cricket ball

Cricket ball

Nanette Ward collection
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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Bark painting depicting turtles and snakes

Bark painting depicting turtles and snakes

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Muta
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Moratorium badge 'No more Vietnam Stop conscription now'

Moratorium badge 'No more Vietnam Stop conscription now'

Robert Scates collection
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Political badges
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Robert Scates
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1965
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Rose Bay, Sydney, NSW

Rose Bay, Sydney, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Rose Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Cabbage Tree Island, New South Wales, Australia
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Leonie Kapeen
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Painting depicts six fish surrounded by lines of palm trees and rocks

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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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Jack Maranguida
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1969
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Hooked boomerang

Hooked boomerang

Olive Pink collection
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Boomerangs
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Miss Olive Pink
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View from hotel grounds, Port Arthur

View from hotel grounds, Port Arthur

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Port Arthur, Tasman Peninsula, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Scalem Dramatic Coy

The Scalem Dramatic Coy

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Art Series
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Burnished, wooden fighting club

Burnished, wooden fighting club

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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Clubs
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North-west NSW, Australia
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1800
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Electric radiator

Electric radiator

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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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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Plane lost for 27 years

Plane lost for 27 years

Frank Proust collection
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Newspaper clippings
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1931
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Lake Nash, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jimmy Toby
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Glass plate negative - Aboriginal dwellings at Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1923

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1923
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8017 L'express du Simplon

8017 L'express du Simplon

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Springfield Garden - gravel path and garden with female figure on path in the background

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Ceramic comic kangaroo figure known as

Ceramic comic kangaroo figure known as "American Critters".

Terence Lane collection
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Animal figures
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1972
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Golden bird of paradise

Golden bird of paradise

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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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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Nicholas Amagula
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The Williams at Felspar

The Williams at Felspar

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Take a smiling old parson ...

Take a smiling old parson ...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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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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Jeannie Timaepatua
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Royal Visit - Press

Royal Visit - Press

Bernard Freedman collection no. 2
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Commemorative badges
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Town Hall, Sydney

Town Hall, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney Town Hall, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Douglas Pratt
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Convict love token from Joseph Hemming, 1833

Convict love token from Joseph Hemming, 1833

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Bird's eye view, Wallaroo, 1918

Bird's eye view, Wallaroo, 1918

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1918
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Use Victor Baking Powder

Use Victor Baking Powder

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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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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Jacob Jungarray Spencer
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Courtroom sketch by Veronica O'Leary at the Chamberlain trial, dated 8 October 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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Six page letter from John Close to Alice Close, Antarctica 1911

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John Collinson Close collection
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Antarctica
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Mr John Henry Collinson Close
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1911
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The Tourist.

The Tourist.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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