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Portraits of the Aboriginal inhabitants

Portraits of the Aboriginal inhabitants

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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George French Angas
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1847
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Remains of a

Remains of a "Pepper box" revolver

Royal Australian Historical Society collection no. 2
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Revolvers
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Young, New South Wales, Australia
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Chinese Miners
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1845
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Painting depicts a fresh water crocodile surrounded by one

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J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mick Gubargu
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Kungkarrangkalpa (2013) byTjapartji Bates

Kungkarrangkalpa (2013) byTjapartji Bates

Warakurna Seven Sisters collection
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Acrylic paintings
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Tjapatji Bates
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2013
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Stereographic viewer

Stereographic viewer

Robert and Irene Goard collection
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Stereoscopes
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George Rose
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Carbon copy of letter to Rolls Royce seeking information on modifications to engine, 19 March 1980.

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Neil Jensen collection
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Letters
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Central Australian souvenirs collection
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Spearthrowers
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Stethoscope belonging to Dr Barry Christophers

Stethoscope belonging to Dr Barry Christophers

Barry Christophers collection
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Stethoscopes
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Saved

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Beacroft Bowling Team

Beacroft Bowling Team

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Hymn book

Hymn book

Evan Hughes collection
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Religious books
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Maryborough, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs J G. Williams
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1869
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Bare knuckle boxing trophy presented to Australian boxer William Sparkes in England in 1847

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North Austral collection
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Trophies
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London, England
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William Sparkes
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1800
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The pier, Port Arlington, Vic

The pier, Port Arlington, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Portarlington, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Bexley primary school, Class 6B in 1922

Bexley primary school, Class 6B in 1922

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bexley, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1922
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Sir Ernest Cable's property, Devo

Sir Ernest Cable's property, Devo

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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1915
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Grevillea variabilis

Grevillea variabilis

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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Far West Children's Health Scheme

Far West Children's Health Scheme

Ben Chifley collection no. 3
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Receipts
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Looking across the reserve, Cronulla, NSW

Looking across the reserve, Cronulla, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Cronulla, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Supper card for the 1934 State Ball at Old Parliament House

Supper card for the 1934 State Ball at Old Parliament House

Elizabeth Kay collection no. 2
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Cards
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Government of Australia
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1934
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Raehills Glen -Three End Bridge

Raehills Glen -Three End Bridge

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 - Rock engravings, Deception Creek east, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, between 1905 and 1914

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Deception Creek, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1900
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Black and white framed photograph of the four Faithfull brothers involved in the bushranger incident

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Portrait photographs
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George Serras
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Courtroom sketch 'Sgt. Charlwood.' by Veronica O'Leary, dated 20 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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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Quorn, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Country Women's Association
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1949
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Unused envelope with black printing, advertising FEDERAL SUPERPHOSPHATE

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Envelopes
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Broken Hill Silver Mines, N.S.W

Broken Hill Silver Mines, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Night scene Old Sydney Railway Station

Night scene Old Sydney Railway Station

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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Blanket shellfish basket [component of A Blanket Return]

Blanket shellfish basket [component of A Blanket Return]

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Julie Gough collection
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Sculptures
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Dr Julie Gough
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Untitled painting by Lyndsay Bird Mpetyane

Untitled painting by Lyndsay Bird Mpetyane

Helen Eager and Christopher Hodges collection no. 2
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Acrylic paintings
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Utopia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lyndsay B. Mpetyane
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1992
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Woven fibre pubic cover.

Woven fibre pubic cover.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Personal adornments
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Courtroom sketch 'Prof. Cameron' by Veronica O'Leary, dated 11 October 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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West Australian flora

West Australian flora

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Profile shot of an aboriginal man displaying tribal scarring across his body

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Patricia Heath collection
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Photographic postcards
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Stone knife and sheath

Stone knife and sheath

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone tools
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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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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Cosmos Tipiloura
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Headdress from the West Kimberley region, with ears, mouth and teeth

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Paddy Roe collection
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Dance equipment
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Jack Lee
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1968
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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South Australia, Australia
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Great Northern Juvenile Athletic and Schools Exhibition Association
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1935
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Handwritten note that was pinned inside a pocket of a fur coat

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Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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Notes
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Unknown
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1990
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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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Marita Kantilla
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Pincushion with pins

Pincushion with pins

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Pincushions
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Oblong tie-dyed yellow silk scarf

Oblong tie-dyed yellow silk scarf

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Carol Horton collection
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Scarves
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Tasmania, Australia
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Carol Horton
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The Narrows, from Kalimna, Lakes Entrance, Vic

The Narrows, from Kalimna, Lakes Entrance, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Narrows, Lakes Entrance, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Courtroom sketch 'The Chamberlains Darwin Court 1982.' by Veronica O'Leary.

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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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Nock & Kirby's old Quay Store!

Nock & Kirby's old Quay Store!

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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Nock & Kirby's
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Australian bush track - Christmas greetings

Australian bush track - Christmas greetings

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Courtroom sketch 'The jury examining evidence in court...' by Veronica O'Leary, dated October 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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'Oh dear, this is so sudden

'Oh dear, this is so sudden

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Miss May Hartshorn
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1906
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Let us tempt you!

Let us tempt you!

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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The beautiful Blue Lake, Mt Gambier, SA

The beautiful Blue Lake, Mt Gambier, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Courtroom sketch 'Michael Chamberlain in the witness box. Chamberlain Trial, Darwin '82.' by Veronica O'Leary.

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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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Description of wedding

Description of wedding

Margot Child collection
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Documents
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Mrs Margot Child
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1859
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Newspaper - 'Skaugum News' 10 May 1949

Newspaper - 'Skaugum News' 10 May 1949

D Simankevicius collection
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Newsletters
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"FIRST PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1888"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1888
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Standard Peck gun-metal grain measure

Standard Peck gun-metal grain measure

Geoff Gray collection
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Measures
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London, England
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NSW Government
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1832
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T W Tyzack, Melbourne, metal stamp, no base or handle

T W Tyzack, Melbourne, metal stamp, no base or handle

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Stamps (tools)
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Certificate awarded to V.M. Wilson at the Meckering Agricultural Society Annual Show, 1970 for second prize for a painted table centre

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Northam, Western Australia, Australia
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Northam Advertiser Print
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1970
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1967 Referendums booklet, produced by the Commonwealth of Australia

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Jack Horner collection
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Booklets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Commonwealth of Australia
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1967
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Billardiera cymosa

Billardiera cymosa

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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1876
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