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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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Karraparr Koonamook (markings on rug)

Karraparr Koonamook (markings on rug)

Tooloyn Koortakay collection
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Drawings
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East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Vicki Couzens
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2002
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Photograph of Ruby Monaghan in cricket attire

Photograph of Ruby Monaghan in cricket attire

Ruby Lee collection
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Photographs
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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"Bandjalang 3" by Bevan Hayward [Pooaraar]

Pooaraar Bevan Hayward collection no. 1
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Mr Pooaraar Bevan Hayward
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Caricature of five rabbits sitting in a row

Caricature of five rabbits sitting in a row

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Harry B. Neilson
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The Magellan Clouds

The Magellan Clouds

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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Kulpidja
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1948
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Postcard featuring racehorse - Gladsome

Postcard featuring racehorse - Gladsome

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Art Series
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Postcard featuring Melbourne Cup winner - Acrasia

Postcard featuring Melbourne Cup winner - Acrasia

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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1904
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Scots School, Bathurst, Swimming Pool Fund

Scots School, Bathurst, Swimming Pool Fund

Ben Chifley collection no. 3
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Receipts
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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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Caroona, NSW, Australia
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Dallas Taylor
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Handbook of Crochet No 2

Handbook of Crochet No 2

Muriel Kelly collection
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Booklets
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Convict love token from 1799, engraved to Mary Fin

Convict love token from 1799, engraved to Mary Fin

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Riverside, Nepean River, Emu Plains

Riverside, Nepean River, Emu Plains

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Nepean River, 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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Lillian
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Poster with image by J Samuels

Poster with image by J Samuels "PRODUCED AS PART OF THE 'WE ...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr. Jeffrey Samuels
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Convict love token engraved with the name Frost

Convict love token engraved with the name Frost

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Daisy and Violet. The pretty grown-together Children

Daisy and Violet. The pretty grown-together Children

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Glass plate negative of 17 Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, spears against trellis fence with board bearing a wooden tape measure, photographed by Herbert Basedow, between 1911 and 1914

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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Kuring Gai Chase

Kuring Gai Chase

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Ku-ring-gai Chase, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Cylindrical wooden digging stick

Cylindrical wooden digging stick

Olive Pink collection
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Digging sticks
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Miss Olive Pink
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Postcard featuring Railway Square, Sydney

Postcard featuring Railway Square, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Letter from the National Retail Merchants Association to J B Young advising of their nomination for an International Community Service certificate of commendation

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J B Young Ltd collection
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Business letters
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New York, United States of America
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National Retail Merchants Association
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1964
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Bookmaker's bag belonging to Jim McMahon

Bookmaker's bag belonging to Jim McMahon

Jim McMahon collection
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Gambling equipment
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Jim McMahon
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1983
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Tape measure

Tape measure

Jack Heenan collection
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Tape measures
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GM Holden Ltd
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Tartan Dress.  Best value of the month at David Jones

Tartan Dress. Best value of the month at David Jones

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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David Jones Ltd
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1940
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Bowl with burnt engraved designs

Bowl with burnt engraved designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Bowls
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Kanginy
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The DC4 Skymaster, Australian National Airways

The DC4 Skymaster, Australian National Airways

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Contact

Contact

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Iris Rice
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Mercer Marine Chronometer No 13290 in a wooden case

Mercer Marine Chronometer No 13290 in a wooden case

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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St Albans, Hertfordshire, England
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Thomas Mercer Ltd
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1923
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Model boomerang

Model boomerang

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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Boomerang

Boomerang

Stan Mitchell collection
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Paul House's didjeridu

Paul House's didjeridu

Paul House collection no. 1
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Didjeridus
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Paul House
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1984
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High Sea, Bognor

High Sea, Bognor

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Bent bark armband from Melville or Bathurst Island

Bent bark armband from Melville or Bathurst Island

Charles Hart collection
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Armbands
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Small heavy clear glass oval dish with a deep grid-like pattern underneath

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Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Dishes
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GMH Pointers

GMH Pointers

Jack Heenan collection
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Magazines
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GM Holden Ltd
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1951
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Elongate oval red pigmented wooden shield '[Old Man Dreaming]', painted by Uta Uta Tjangala, 1972

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Lew Parlette collection no. 2
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Shields
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Uta Uta Tjangala
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1972
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SYDNEY CRICKET GROUND. SYDNEY, N.S.W

SYDNEY CRICKET GROUND. SYDNEY, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney Cricket Ground, Moore Park, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Fine bone china bowl in a presentation case, especially made by Wedgwood to commemorate the Australian Bicentenary in 1988

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Waterford Wedgwood Australia Limited collection
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Bowls
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Staffordshire, England
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Wedgwood
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1987
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Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. The Philp Cabinet

Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. The Phil...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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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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Adze

Adze

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Cars parked outside shops, with a post office

Cars parked outside shops, with a 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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Hon. Certificate awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, Wagga Wagga, 1887

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Certificates
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1887
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Shell

Shell

L and T Hackney collection
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Shells
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1918
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Glass plate negative - Man stalking  kangaroo, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Painting depicts a large serpent coiled around 7 white eggs, surrounded by several figures

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J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mithinarri Gurruwiwi
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1965
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Wooden paddle - Yirrkala, 1948

Wooden paddle - Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Paddles
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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Felt Akubra hat worn by Ben Chifley

Felt Akubra hat worn by Ben Chifley

MJ Brown collection
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Akubra hats
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Akubra Hats Pty Ltd
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Colouor photograph of the Peace Wagon in Orford depicting Robyn Tripp, 1984

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Hobart Peace Centre collection
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Photographs
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Orford, Tasmania, Australia
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Quaker Peace Centre, Hobart
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1984
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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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Sofala, New South Wales, Australia
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Fiona Smith
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Photograph of Cronulla South Public School, class 2A, 1964

Photograph of Cronulla South Public School, class 2A, 1964

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Photographs
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Cronulla, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1963
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Dress worn by Lindy Chamberlain at Federal Court, 1983

Dress worn by Lindy Chamberlain at Federal Court, 1983

Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton collection no. 1
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Dresses
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Mrs Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton
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1983
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Stream anchor from Matthew Flinders' ship the 'Investigator'

Stream anchor from Matthew Flinders' ship the 'Investigator'

Matthew Flinders collection
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Anchors
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Middle Island, Recherche Archipelago, Western Australia, Australia
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Captain Matthew Flinders
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1803
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Bark painting 'Female spirit figure'

Bark painting 'Female spirit figure'

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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John N. Guymala
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The Corso, Manly, NSW

The Corso, Manly, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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1946
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Scientific Expedition to Haymen Island May, 1934

Scientific Expedition to Haymen Island May, 1934

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Notebooks
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Hayman Island, Queensland, Australia
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The Canberra Hotel, Brisbane
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1934
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Spearthrowers
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School report

School report

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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King & Queen Oaks, New Forest

King & Queen Oaks, New Forest

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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