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Painting by Gordon Syron - Middle of tryptic

Painting by Gordon Syron - Middle of tryptic

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Oil paintings
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Gordon Syron
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Crochet doily with pansy design

Crochet doily with pansy design

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Dulcie Greeno collection
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Doilies
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Dulcie Greeno
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2003
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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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Lurline Koowarta
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Man on a horse outside a bar

Man on a horse outside a bar

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Concentric circles and dots on blue

Concentric circles and dots on blue

Balarinji Art collection no.2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Cream-coloured dance program titled

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dance programs
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Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1870
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Girl's two-piece full-length outfit which belonged to 'Bobbie' Faithfull

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Girls clothing
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Bobby Maple Brown
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1910
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Thoroughbrace Coach used by the Nowland family, with accessories, trunk, spanner and jack

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Royal Australian Historical Society collection no. 1
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Horse drawn coaches
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Concord, New Hampshire, United States of America
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Abbott-Downing Company
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1854
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Hidden treasure

Hidden treasure

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Bavaria, Germany
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Solomon Bros, LTD
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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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Gertie Ngallametta
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Best Wishes for 1911.  Boats on water

Best Wishes for 1911. Boats on water

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Poster promoting a peace march in 1986 for the international year of peace.

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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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The Way of Life

The Way of Life

E Redlich collection
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Engraved emu eggs
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Warangesda Mission Station, Darlington Point, New South Wales, Aust...
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Joe Walsh
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1906
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Film negative - Morning reflections on a billabong off the Wilton River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1928
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Painting on masonite depicting a human figure with elbows bent & hands upraised.

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Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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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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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Colin Hills
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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Umbakumba, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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T.S.S. Port Macquarie

T.S.S. Port Macquarie

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1914
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Crab in seaweed hides from predators

Crab in seaweed hides from predators

Balarinji Art collection no.2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Suzanne
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Richard Galvin
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Painting depicts a large sawfish surrounded by two turtles and three stingrays

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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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Unknown
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1948
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Repatriation Day fundraising badge

Repatriation Day fundraising badge

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Commemorative badges
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North Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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1915
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Postcard depicting Bert Bailey as Archie McPherson from the 'Squatter's Daughter'

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Group of naval engineers on the S.S. Urca [aka Orca] 17.5.1919

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1919
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'Tingarri men and Initiates at Marabindinya [Marrapintinya]', painted by Anatjari No 1 Tjampitjimpa, 1980

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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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Anatjari (. Tjampitjimpa
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1980
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The Whale, Dianmeri - Yirrkala, 1948

The Whale, Dianmeri - Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mawalan Marika
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1948
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Square metal scoop

Square metal scoop

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Scoops
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Whisk

Whisk

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Whisks
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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Film negative - Typical porcupine grass country on Northern Territory boundary, Musgrave Ranges, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Musgrave Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1926
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Moonrise, Curl Curl, Manly

Moonrise, Curl Curl, Manly

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Curl Curl, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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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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Mark Pultara
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Relief' Hospital ship American Navy, entering Sydney Heads 23/7/25.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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United States Navy
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1925
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Fire drill set

Fire drill set

Dr La Mont West collection
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Fire-making equipment
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Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia
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Billy Boyle
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1964
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At Breakneck Gorge, Hepburn Springs, Vic

At Breakneck Gorge, Hepburn Springs, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Hepburn Springs, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Boomerang depicting the Sydney Harbour Bridge, stylistically attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Film negative - Herbert Basedow's dog Spottie wearing boots to protect his feet from burrs, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1926
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

Charles Hart collection
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Spearthrowers
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Snake sculpture

Snake sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Kanginy
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1982
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Lookout, Jemmey's Point, Lakes Entrance, Vic

Lookout, Jemmey's Point, Lakes Entrance, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lakes Entrance, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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John Arlott's Australian Test Journal 1954-55

John Arlott's Australian Test Journal 1954-55

Nanette Ward collection
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Journals
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London, England
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John Arlott
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1955
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Hampton Court Palace

Hampton Court Palace

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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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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Yirara College
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Message stick - Yirrkala, 1948

Message stick - Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Message sticks
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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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"FIRST PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1907, A., P., AND H SOCIETY

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1907
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Fibre basket by Janice Nixon, 2008

Fibre basket by Janice Nixon, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Janice Nixon
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2008
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Metal tray

Metal tray

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Trays
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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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Model spearthrower

Model spearthrower

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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Soldiers Point, NSW

Soldiers Point, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Soldiers Point, 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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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Kasia
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Fishing No.2

Fishing No.2

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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John H. Clark
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1813
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Mary Gilmore's typewriter

Mary Gilmore's typewriter

Fran Johnson collection
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Typewriters
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L.C. Smith & Bros Typewriter Company
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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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'Buwakul', hollow log, native plant species

'Buwakul', hollow log, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Artworks
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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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Australian Natives - The Bicycle Race

Australian Natives - The Bicycle Race

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Norman A. Lindsay
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Aboriginal Land Rights

Aboriginal Land Rights

Inada Holdings 19/08/1985 collection
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Political badges
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Photograph of Bob Hart in De Soutter aircraft VH-UPR of Victorian Interstate Airways

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Eric J Treloar collection
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Photographs
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr William H. Treloar
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1930
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