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Cylindrical wooden digging stick

Cylindrical wooden digging stick

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Digging sticks
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Instructions for playing Contract Bridge

Instructions for playing Contract Bridge

Thompson Family collection
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Instructional documents
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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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Susanne Hayes
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Herbert Keys collection
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Boomerangs
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Newspaper cover for a sketch

Newspaper cover for a sketch

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Covers
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Country garden

Country garden

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sketches of Tommy's life - At the Base - No 1

Sketches of Tommy's life - At the Base - No 1

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Paris, France
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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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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Ailen Koomeeta
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Embroidery patterns

Embroidery patterns

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Minton 'Kings Service' china teacup bearing the Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Teacups
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Elizabeth Street, Melbourne

Elizabeth Street, Melbourne

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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Violin made by William Auchterlonie, 1939

Violin made by William Auchterlonie, 1939

Raymond Holliday collection
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Violins
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Right boot used by Jim Pike

Right boot used by Jim Pike

Jim Pike collection
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Boots
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Canoe repair kit assembled and used by Olegas Truchanas

Canoe repair kit assembled and used by Olegas Truchanas

Melva Truchanas collection
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Repair kits
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South West Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia
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Olegas Truchanas
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1968
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Geelong Industrial and Juvenile Exhibition 1879-80 medallion awarded to Wilhelm Greiffenhagen

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Wilhelm Greiffenhagen collection
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Medallions
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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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1880
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O-Gauge House locomotive and tender

O-Gauge House locomotive and tender

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy locomotives
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Carved pig

Carved pig

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1915
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Child's drawing, La Perouse, Sydney

Child's drawing, La Perouse, Sydney

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Stephen C
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Pencil sketch depicting two sheep

Pencil sketch depicting two sheep

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sketches
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Stone tool - Knife

Stone tool - Knife

Herbert Keys collection
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Stone tools
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Miss Australia crown worn by national titleholders in the Miss Australia Quest each year from 1965 to 1991

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Miss Australia Company collection
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Crowns (headwear)
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Ernest Booth
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1964
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ACF - Australian Comforts Fund

ACF - Australian Comforts Fund

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Charity badges
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North Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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Badge titled 'Support Palestinian Liberation Struggle'

Badge titled 'Support Palestinian Liberation Struggle'

General Palestinian Delegation collection
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Political badges
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Palestine
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Palestine Liberation Organisation
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1982
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View of Gunnamatta Bay, Cronulla, NSW

View of Gunnamatta Bay, Cronulla, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Gunnamatta Bay, Cronulla, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Winifred Hilliiard and Nyukana (Daisy) Baker, Alice Springs NT, 1963 (press photo)

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Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Photographs
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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Postcard featuring a coloured drawing of a British bulldog, with Union Jack and Australian flags on his collar

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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1918
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Welcome to democracy

Welcome to democracy

Political Cartooning 2006 collection - Dean Alston
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Cartoons
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Mr Dean Alston
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2006
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Women's Liberation March on March 11

Women's Liberation March on March 11

Meredith Hinchliffe collection no. 1
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Political badges
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Marsden Bridge, Goulburn

Marsden Bridge, Goulburn

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Goulburn, 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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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Syd B. Kenthan
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John St, Camden

John St, Camden

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Camden, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Club - man's fighting stick

Club - man's fighting stick

Gladys Henry collection
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Clubs
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Euramo, Tully, QLD, Australia
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Not provided
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1970
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Australian Cricket team dressed in suits and photographed in a garden

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Nanette Ward collection
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Photographic postcards
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Bristol, England
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1921
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The Bridge, Bomaderry creek, NSW

The Bridge, Bomaderry creek, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bomaderry Creek, Bomaderry, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Convict love token from J. Gollar, 1837

Convict love token from J. Gollar, 1837

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Black Stump, Atherton Hotel, Temporary Bar

Black Stump, Atherton Hotel, Temporary Bar

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Model spearthrower

Model spearthrower

JC Le Souef collection
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Small scale models
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Elwood, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Albert A. Le Souef
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1868
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Foreshore, Lorne, Vic

Foreshore, 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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Colander

Colander

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Colanders
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Letter from Colonial Secretary's Office to George Ernest Faithfull, 10 March 1876, regarding the bushranger medal

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Business letters
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1876
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Hon. Certificate awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, Wagga Wagga, 1887

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1887
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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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Gselle Mary Tipangariti
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The Scalem Dramatic Coy

The Scalem Dramatic Coy

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Art Series
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Message stick

Message stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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Message sticks
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Not provided
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1926
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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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Mervyn Tungurtalum
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Bank of Australasia building in Benalla

Bank of Australasia building in Benalla

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Benalla, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1924
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A lake on our island called Moantu

A lake on our island called Moantu

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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John G. Orsto
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Wooden case used to store photographic plates photographed by Richard Daintree in Queensland in the 1860s

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Richard Daintree collection
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Plate carrying boxes
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Richard Daintree
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Meagher's Store, West Wyalong, 1909

Meagher's Store, West Wyalong, 1909

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic Postcards
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West Wyalong, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Model wooden club with a large conical head

Model wooden club with a large conical head

JC Le Souef collection
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Small scale models
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Elwood, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Albert A. Le Souef
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1868
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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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Stephen M. Orsto
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Birds sculpture

Birds sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Kalka, South Australia, Australia
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Ngininka
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The Ingathering. Taken around 1895 at Four Lone Ends Farm, Whitby

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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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1975
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Crimson full-length tunic, part of Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

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George Pappas collection no. 1
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Tunics
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Megisti, Greece
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Rose Pappas
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1922
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Aboriginal breastplate for Billy Hippie, King of Minnon

Aboriginal breastplate for Billy Hippie, King of Minnon

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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George Twemlow
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1877
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Whetstone [stone implement]

Whetstone [stone implement]

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Glenthompson, Victoria, Australia
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Majarrka shield by Yanpiyarti Ned Cox, 2007

Majarrka shield by Yanpiyarti Ned Cox, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Shields
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Yanpiyarti N. Cox
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2007
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Kexy, Friend of Fairies

Kexy, Friend of Fairies

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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Sydney, New South Wales

Sydney, New South Wales

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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