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Photograph featuring informal portrait of Carmelo Mirabelli

Photograph featuring informal portrait of Carmelo Mirabelli

Carmelo Mirabelli collection no. 2
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Mr Carmelo Mirabelli
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Silver presentation case containing a small magnifier, which was given to astronomer William Bayly by Captain James Cook on his third voyage

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Captain Cook Magnifier collection
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Magnifying glasses
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Australia
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William Bayly
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1776
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Postcard titled 'Timber Tramway in a Beautiful Setting'

Postcard titled 'Timber Tramway in a Beautiful Setting'

Bernard Freedman collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Atlas Press Pty Ltd
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1920
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Glass plate negative - Youth on raft, Worora people, George Water, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1916
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Typical Aboriginal woman

Typical Aboriginal woman

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1904
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Glass spearhead

Glass spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Wet specimen - Horse - heart. This may be the Army horse heart used to compare with Phar Lap's heart at the AIA.

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MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Sir Colin MacKenzie
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Brass drafting instrument

Brass drafting instrument

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Drafting instruments
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Painting of sea creatures

Painting of sea creatures

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Acrylic paintings
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Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, Australia
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Tom Sines
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Painting no. 10, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - Goorialla swallows the Bil-bil brothers

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Dick Roughsey Rainbow Serpent collection
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Oil paintings
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Painting on masonite by Mindjugak,1965 - depicts eight groper fish.

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Dr Alex Van der Leeden collection
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Numbulwar, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mindjugak
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1965
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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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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearthrowers
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Christmas card from the Australian Commonwealth Military Forces

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Cards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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I will help until the war is won

I will help until the war is won

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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1914
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QSL card for VK2LZ, Australian Experimental Station

QSL card for VK2LZ, Australian Experimental Station

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1935
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Toy cooking spoon

Toy cooking spoon

Bridge Family collection no. 1
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Kitchen toys
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Mrs Eslee Bridge
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1920
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Stanford Merthyr collier disaster.  Main Tunnel after the Explosion

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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A Galloway
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Four Macleay St, & Macleay Regis, Potts Point

Four Macleay St, & Macleay Regis, Potts Point

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Potts Point, 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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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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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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'Bundjungu', bark painting, native plant species

'Bundjungu', 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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2013
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Kungkarrangkalpa (2010) byTjapartji Bates

Kungkarrangkalpa (2010) byTjapartji Bates

Warakurna Seven Sisters collection
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Acrylic paintings
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Tjapartji K. Bates
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2010
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Wild Harry

Wild Harry

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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La Perouse, Sydney.

La Perouse, Sydney.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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QSL card for VKADE Australia

QSL card for VKADE Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1936
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Fred Daly on the steps of Parliament House with an earpiece

Fred Daly on the steps of Parliament House with an earpiece

Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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'Landa, Matpana, Wakwak', bark painting, native plant species

'Landa, Matpana, Wakwak', bark painting, native plant specie...

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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Merit certificate awarded to Ruby Monaghan

Merit certificate awarded to Ruby Monaghan

Ruby Lee collection
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Certificates
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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1930
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Cartoon of Premier of Queensland Joh Bjelke Peterson characterised as a rhinoceros

Cartoon of Premier of Queensland Joh Bjelke Peterson charact...

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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Technical drawing for a Percival aircraft titled

Technical drawing for a Percival aircraft titled "Arrangemen...

Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Technical drawings
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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Bowen Downs map

Bowen Downs map

Andrew and Lesley Cowper collection
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Maps
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Stage prop titled 'Lightening Stones'

Stage prop titled 'Lightening Stones'

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 3
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Props
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Desmonde Downing
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Big House at Springfield with a woman and small girl in the doorway.

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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South Australian and Australian cricketer Bill Whitty

South Australian and Australian cricketer Bill Whitty

Nanette Ward collection
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Photographic postcards
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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1957
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Milo tin

Milo tin

Bothwell Museum collection
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Food storage containers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Nestle and Anglo Swiss Condensed Milk Co (Australasia) Limited
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1939
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Peacemaker, 1970

Peacemaker, 1970

Elsie Gare collection no. 1
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Magazines
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E C. Gare
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1970
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People's Tent Mission. Pray for us!

People's Tent Mission. Pray for us!

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Travel

Travel

Balarinji Art collection no. 2
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Prints
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Child's drawing - 'Pelicans landing' by Johnny Mango age 14, Weipa North State High QLD

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Weipa, Queensland, Australia
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Johnny Mango
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QSL card for VK2XM, Australia

QSL card for VK2XM, Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1936
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A woman with ski's.

A woman with ski's.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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Slipcast terracotta mug with mukata (beanie) design, made by Peter Ward using Ernabella artists designs, for Alice Springs Beanie Festival, 2004

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Mugs
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Peter Ward
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2004
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Three Kangaroos

Three Kangaroos

Balarinji Art collection no. 2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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QSL card for VK-NS

QSL card for VK-NS

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Glass plate negative - Munjinna Bill, who accompanied the explorer R. F. Maurice on all his expeditions, at Maurice's grave, Yalata station, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Yalata, South Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Postcard featuring photograph of Castlereagh Street, Sydney

Postcard featuring photograph of Castlereagh Street, 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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Rose Stereograph Co.
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1925
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Kerry Series 9 - Pioneer Life: General Store on a New Goldfield

Kerry Series 9 - Pioneer Life: General Store on a New Goldfi...

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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Charles H. Kerry
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Commandant's carriage, showing hotel, Port Arthur

Commandant's carriage, showing hotel, 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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Two photographs on card entitled Mia Mia and Lubras, and Reflections under the bluff

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Nicholas Caire collection
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Photographs
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Nicholas Caire
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Australian journalist Pat Jarrett on board?ship. 1937

Australian journalist Pat Jarrett on board?ship. 1937

Elsie Deane collection
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Photographs
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England, United Kingdom
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Elsie Deane
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1937
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Union Jack and Red Ensign

Union Jack and Red Ensign

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Badges
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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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Woodenbong, New South Wales, Australia
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Wesley Williams
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Newspaper clipping from a Japanese language newspaper

Newspaper clipping from a Japanese language newspaper

St George Budapest Soccer Club collection
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Newspaper clippings
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If ever you feels...

If ever you feels...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Great Britain
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Certificate

Certificate

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Prize certificates
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Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
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1885
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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, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Josette Apuatjimi
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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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Gupawun
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