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Painting depicts a central circle and twelve black egg-like objects

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 3
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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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1966
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Painting depicts two wallabies, two emus and three large serpents

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Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dula Ngurruwuthun
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The Golden Book of Crochet

The Golden Book of Crochet

Bridge Family collection no. 4
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Instruction books
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1972
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Sydney from Darling Harbour

Sydney from Darling Harbour

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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A lovely glimpse through the gums, Lorne, Vic

A lovely glimpse through the gums, 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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Commemorative drinking glass - Queen Elizabeth II

Commemorative drinking glass - Queen Elizabeth II

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative glassware
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1953
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Pearl necklace given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her husband on their wedding anniversary in 1826

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Diana Baxter collection no. 1
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Necklaces
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Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1826
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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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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Leslie
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'Carpet Snake Dreaming', painted by Toby Brown Tjampitjinpa, 1976

'Carpet Snake Dreaming', painted by Toby Brown Tjampitjinpa,...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Toby Brown Djambidjimba
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1976
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Masonic - Souvenir drinking glass - Lodge No 382

Masonic - Souvenir drinking glass - Lodge No 382

Ronald L Gale Masonic collection no. 1
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Commemorative glassware
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Mr Ronald L. Gale
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1971
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The Ngarra Ceremony of the Yirridja Wulageh  People, Bark: Diver Bird Ceremony.  Inv:

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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Ray Baku
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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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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Eucharia Kinthara
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Kennedy Jungarrayi Sims
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Aboriginal breastplate for James Fearnought, King of Merigal

Aboriginal breastplate for James Fearnought, King of Merigal

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Merigal, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1850
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Bark painting 'Frogs and baby ibis' by unknown artist, north-western Arnhem Land

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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Unknown
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Letter

Letter

Betty Hall collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1945
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Five nurses in a male hospital ward

Five nurses in a male hospital ward

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1920
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Road Near Cora Lynn, Tas.

Road Near Cora Lynn, Tas.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Corra Linn Gorge, Tasmania, Australia
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Laura H. Davey
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Ford Street, Beechworth, Vic

Ford Street, Beechworth, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Beechworth, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Jewellery in box

Jewellery in box

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Jewellery
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Charles Hart collection
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Clubs
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Untitled child's drawing by Martina Parry age 15, St Francis Xavier School, Daly River NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Martina Parry
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Pearl of sweet Ceylon fairer & rarer

Pearl of sweet Ceylon fairer & rarer

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Ceylon
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Mr Redmond Nolan
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1906
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Paintbrush - used by Janet Mungatopi

Paintbrush - used by Janet Mungatopi

Milikapiti Council collection
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Paintbrushes
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Janet Mungatopi
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Access to the Australia was easy during the great ice age

Access to the Australia was easy during the great ice age

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Jervis Bay, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Simon
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Michell Valley Motel, Bairnsdale, Vic

Michell Valley Motel, Bairnsdale, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Bairnsdale, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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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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Desmond Koongotema
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Invitation 'To meet Mr Tatsuo Kawai, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary of Japan...', 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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Flinders Street and railway yards, Melbourne

Flinders Street and railway yards, 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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Pigmented shield

Pigmented shield

J Davidson collection no. 1
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Shields
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Henry J. Kripps
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1984
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Barkly Street, looking west, Ararat, Vic

Barkly Street, looking west, Ararat, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Ararat, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Barker Street, Castlemaine, Vic

Barker Street, Castlemaine, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Certificate awarded at the Pine Rivers Agricultural, Horticultural and Industrial Association, 1962 for first prize for a jug cover

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Pine Rivers, Queensland, Australia
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Pine Rivers Agricultural Horticultural & Industrial Association
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1962
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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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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Albert Cook
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Art of the Time greeting card

Art of the Time greeting card

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Cards
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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Danny Williams
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1992
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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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Paula
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Group of people in front of Kildonan Hotel

Group of people in front of Kildonan Hotel

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Painting depicts 11 human figures and 2 wallabies

Painting depicts 11 human figures and 2 wallabies

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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Mithili Wanambi
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1968
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Bark container from Bathurst Island

Bark container from Bathurst Island

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Containers
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1911
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Elizabeth Street, Sydney

Elizabeth Street, 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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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Georgina Virgona
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Painting depicts kangaroo, x-ray style

Painting depicts kangaroo, x-ray style

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Murawina
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Fire dreaming

Fire dreaming

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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Yama Maymuru
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1965
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Enid Bowden collection
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Measuring instruments and box

Measuring instruments and box

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Measuring instruments
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Scorched teacup, a relic from the 2003 bush fire that destroyed the Mount Stromlo Observatory

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Mount Stromlo Observatory collection
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Teacups
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Mount Stromlo, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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2003
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Goanna droppings by Shorty Lungkata, 1981

Goanna droppings by Shorty Lungkata, 1981

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi
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1981
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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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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Loretta Narburup
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The Burning of the Aboriginal Flag: A Study of Racism in Shoalhaven

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Terry Fox collection
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Booklets
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Nowra, New South Wales, Australia
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Untitled, by Narritjin Maymuru, Yirrkala, 1967

Untitled, by Narritjin Maymuru, Yirrkala, 1967

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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Narritjin Maymuru
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1967
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Split Point from coast, Lorne

Split Point from coast, Lorne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Split Point, Lorne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Charles H. Young
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Cabbage tree palm leaf basket

Cabbage tree palm leaf basket

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Baskets
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Message stick

Message stick

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Message sticks
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Murchison, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1993
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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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Kirton Point, South Australia, Australia
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Timmy Betts
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Model club

Model club

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, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Alicia Portaminni
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Looking south, Tower Hill, near Warrnambool, Vic

Looking south, Tower Hill, near Warrnambool, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Tower Hill, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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101 Uses For Popes

101 Uses For Popes

John Rogers collection
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Pamphlets
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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John Rogers
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Photograph of Robert Lionel Faithfull and Henry Montague Faithfull

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Robert P. Faithfull
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