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Colander

Colander

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Colanders
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yvonne Wolmby
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White dove and a blue silhouette of a face

White dove and a blue silhouette of a face

Dr Di Bretherton collection
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Political badges
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Postcard with text 'Allies in Defence against Defiance' and featuring an image of King George V

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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France
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King George V
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1914
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Linda Clyde
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Metal plate inscribed with Christmas greetings

Metal plate inscribed with Christmas greetings

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Cards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Four girls, two seated on the grass and two standing behind in a garden setting

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Thompson Family collection
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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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Lurline Koowarta
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Scissors

Scissors

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Gregory Warringbal
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Champion Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, Wagga Wagga, 1890

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1890
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Courtroom sketch 'Lindy Chamberlain. Sept. 82...' by Veronica O'Leary, dated September 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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Government House, Canberra

Government House, Canberra

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Government House, Yarralumla, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Paxton's Flower Garden

Paxton's Flower Garden

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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1882
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Black and white illustration from the 'Cedric' series depicting country town street in which there is an empty plinth

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Douglas E Tainsh collection
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Noosaville, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Douglas E. Tainsh
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1987
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Glass plate negative - Old man in front of his hut, Yandruwandha people, Innamincka district, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1919
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Australian Imperial Forces cricket team flag, 1919

Australian Imperial Forces cricket team flag, 1919

Ruth Oldfield collection
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Australian flags
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Gallipoli, Turkey
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Mr William 'Bert' A. Oldfield
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1919
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Print - An Alarming Reason - We're Run away with No Mistake

Print - An Alarming Reason - We're Run away with No Mistake

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Prints
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London, England
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Thomas McLean
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Two photographs on card entitled Group of natives and Rev. J. Bulmer, and Mission house and church

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Nicholas Caire collection
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Nicholas Caire
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Thelymitra Antennifera

Thelymitra Antennifera

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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Cream-coloured partial dance program with 'Engagement; Mrs Quodling's Wedding 1868' handwritten inside

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dance programs
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1868
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Ladies dyed pink satin left tango shoe, with a clear cut bead at the centre top

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dancing shoes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Callaghan Shoe Company
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1920
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Mazus pumilio

Mazus pumilio

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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Boomerang

Boomerang

Stan Mitchell collection
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Convict love token from Samuel Sergent, 1830

Convict love token from Samuel Sergent, 1830

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Kata-thermometer made by Hicks, England, with muslin finger cover, in cardboard case

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School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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Thermometers
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Cooma

Cooma

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Ironworks, Lithgow, 1923

Ironworks, Lithgow, 1923

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1923
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Sterling silver mounted emu egg candlestick holder, by Henry Steiner about 1880

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Terence Lane collection
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Candlesticks
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Australia
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Henry Steiner
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1860
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Bruce Coaldrake collection
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Spearheads
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Herbert Keys collection
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Boomerangs
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'Flying dingoes', painted by Mick Namarari Tjapaltjarri, 1974

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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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Mick N. Tjapaltjarri
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1974
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Adze

Adze

Edmund Milne collection
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Adzes
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Crocodile

Crocodile

Balarinji Art collection no. 2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Centipeda Cunninghami

Centipeda Cunninghami

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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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Hawker, South Australia, Australia
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Country Women's Association
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1948
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Book of Psalms

Book of Psalms

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Religious books
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1839
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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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Outlines of Australia with circles and dots

Outlines of Australia with circles and dots

Balarinji Art collection no. 2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Syv Sostre Hilsen fra Ceiranger [depicts a waterfall]

Syv Sostre Hilsen fra Ceiranger [depicts a waterfall]

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Tandem Water Cart. Toronto, N.S.W, 1906

Tandem Water Cart. Toronto, N.S.W, 1906

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Toronto, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Sun motif

Sun motif

Balarinji Art collection no. 2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Metal joinery staple referred to as a 'dog'

Metal joinery staple referred to as a 'dog'

George Henry Taylor collection
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Joinery tools
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Masonic Bible Holman Temple Illustrated Edition (1968)

Masonic Bible Holman Temple Illustrated Edition (1968)

Ronald L Gale Masonic collection no. 1
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Bibles
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California, United States of America
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Mr Ronald L. Gale
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1978
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Francis Xavier Puruntatameri
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Pattinson & Co.prescription and envelope

Pattinson & Co.prescription and envelope

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Documents
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1904
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Emu egg carved with image of Alva Reid by Bill Reid

Emu egg carved with image of Alva Reid by Bill Reid

Bill Reid - John Cawte collection
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Engraved emu eggs
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Bill Reid
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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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Simen
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Silk batik orange and brown colours

Silk batik orange and brown colours

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Textile panels
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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Photographic glass plate positive depicting eight men and a dog at campfire

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Richard Daintree collection
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Glass plate positives
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Queensland, Australia
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Richard Daintree
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1860
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Water-lillies, Botanical Gardens, Melbourne, Vic

Water-lillies, Botanical Gardens, Melbourne, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Newcastle Post Office

Newcastle Post Office

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Paperbark used by Paul House

Paperbark used by Paul House

Paul House collection no.2
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Trays
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Glazed brown ceramic demijohn with screw-threaded stopper [Mt Lyell M&R Co Ltd, Port Adelaide]

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William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Demijohns
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Mr William Derham
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1888
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Certificate

Certificate

Woodleigh Shorthorn Stud collection
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Prize certificates
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Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria
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1967
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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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Dekarr
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Dark coloured narrow wooden parrying shield

Dark coloured narrow wooden parrying shield

Kilborn - Goojung Station collection
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Shields
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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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Rodney Nglami
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Photocopy of a caricature of Simon Crean, the leader of Australian Council of Trade Unions [ACTU]

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John Rogers collection
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Cartoons
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John Rogers
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1987
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Australia - Natives Hunting the Kangaroo

Australia - Natives Hunting the Kangaroo

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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