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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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Dance hat with string and emu feathers at the top

Dance hat with string and emu feathers at the top

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Headdresses
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Grey and blue dot painting

Grey and blue dot painting

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 of federal Labor politician Paul Keating in a racing car labelled 'Roads, Building, Car Sales, Retail Sales, and Wool'

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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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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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Timber club with tapered head studded with rows of nails, from  QLD

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Clubs
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Queensland, Australia
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Kindheit L'Enfance - Childhood, Czechoslovakian Polka sheet music associated with Bodenwieser Ballet

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Cuckson Bodenwieser collection no. 2
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Sheet music
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Postcard of Joe Beckett vs Georges Carpentier

Postcard of Joe Beckett vs Georges Carpentier

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Halifax, West Yorkshire, England
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Lilywhite Ltd
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1919
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Photographic postcard of Gerald Patterson, Captain of the Davis Cup tennis team

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Gerald Patterson
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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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Zelie Tipiloura
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Uluru

Uluru

Balarinji Art collection no.2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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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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Clare Aghala
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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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Pencil sketch of a cat and a dog

Pencil sketch of a cat and a dog

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sketches
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Souvenir flag of the Royal visit to Australia, 1954

Souvenir flag of the Royal visit to Australia, 1954

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Flags
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Zeiss binocular microscope and case

Zeiss binocular microscope and case

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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Microscopes
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Carl Zeiss
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Bush turkey

Bush turkey

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Sydney Harbour

Sydney Harbour

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Eileen T. Tipungwuti
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Boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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1934
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Handwritten recipes for pickling hams and tongues

Handwritten recipes for pickling hams and tongues

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Manuscripts
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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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Yurraynga
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Sydney

Sydney

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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Mauve leather right shoe, with a baby Louis heel and a narrow pointed toe

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Shoes
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1910
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Our Jack J.J. Virgo

Our Jack J.J. Virgo

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Young Mens Christian Association
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1918
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Kimberley Native - Nor' West Native

Kimberley Native - Nor' West Native

Patricia Heath collection
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Photographic postcards
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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King Street, Sydney NSW

King Street, Sydney NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Moarialta Falls, Near Adelaide, S.A.

Moarialta Falls, Near Adelaide, S.A.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Morialta Falls, Morialta Conservation Park, Mount Lofty Ranges, Sou...
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Top grinding stone [stone implement]

Top grinding stone [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Upper grinding stones
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Mungeranie, South Australia, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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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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Yinarri
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Essay by Jim Maple-Brown titled Transport by the Camel in Australia

Essay by Jim Maple-Brown titled Transport by the Camel in Au...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Documents
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Mr Jim Maple-Brown AM
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1937
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Burnished, wooden boomerang incised with decorative designs

Burnished, wooden boomerang incised with decorative designs

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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North-west NSW, Australia
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1800
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Group of school boys outside a stone building

Group of school boys outside a stone building

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Shearing handpiece screwdriver which belonged to Jack Howe

Shearing handpiece screwdriver which belonged to Jack Howe

Jack Howe collection
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Screwdrivers
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Photographic print depicting Mr George with a toy theatre

Photographic print depicting Mr George with a toy theatre

Everitt and George Family collection
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Photographic prints
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Making permanent works Powlett Railway. July 1910. Hustwayte's Cutting. Kilcunda

Making permanent works Powlett Railway. July 1910. Hustwayte...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Kilcunda, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Sugar Bag  Dreaming

Sugar Bag Dreaming

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 07/09/1973 collection
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Bark paintings
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bob Bilinyarra
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Child's drawing titled 'Landrights'

Child's drawing titled 'Landrights'

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Wattle Creek, Queensland, Australia
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Kevin Maroney
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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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Paul-Adam Puruaji
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Camel Cull by Eunice Yunurupa Porter, 2012

Camel Cull by Eunice Yunurupa Porter, 2012

Warakurna History Paintings collection no.2
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Paintings
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Eunice Y. Porter
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2012
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Armband

Armband

Charles Hart collection
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Armbands
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Handmade quilt featuring rectangular woollen swatches

Handmade quilt featuring rectangular woollen swatches

Smedley Family collection
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Quilts
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1940
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Commercial Bank, Taree

Commercial Bank, Taree

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Taree, New South Wales, Australia
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Commercial Banking Company of Sydney Limited
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1912
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Oh dry those tears

Oh dry those tears

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Redmond Nolan
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1908
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Scintrex DHP-4 electromagnetic drill hole probe

Scintrex DHP-4 electromagnetic drill hole probe

Australian Survey Office collection no. 1
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Geophysical survey equipment
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Australia, the world's tuckerbox

Australia, the world's tuckerbox

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Gundagai, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Reef Fish

Reef Fish

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Unknown
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Print - Repose in the Mail

Print - Repose in the Mail

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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1835
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Billy can

Billy can

Dot Butler collection no. 1
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Billy cans
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Goulburn to Sydney Road Race 1934 - 56th place medal

Goulburn to Sydney Road Race 1934 - 56th place medal

Ken Ross collection
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Sports medals
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ken Ross
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1934
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George Str., Sydney

George Str., Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney, 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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Colleen Kawangka
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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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John Lowe
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Minton 'Kings Service' china teacup and saucer bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

Minton 'Kings Service' china teacup and saucer bearing the c...

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Cups and saucers
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Invitiation 'To meet His Excellency Dr. Hsu Mo, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary of the Republic of China', 1941

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Betty Hall collection
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Invitations
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1941
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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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Harold Chatfield
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Pitt St. Sydney, looking south and Off Sydney Heads

Pitt St. Sydney, looking south and Off Sydney Heads

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney, 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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Roper River, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Paula Roberts
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'Jilji' by Taku Rosie Tarco, 2007

'Jilji' by Taku Rosie Tarco, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia, Australia
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Taku R. Tarco
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2007
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Wanparda shield with blue coloured decoration

Wanparda shield with blue coloured decoration

Wanparda Shield collection
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Shields
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Pilbara, Western Australia, Australia
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