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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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Distance my sever, Oceans divide, But old friends shall ever abide

Distance my sever, Oceans divide, But old friends shall ever...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Ring made from the metal of a US fighter jet from the Vietnam War

Ring made from the metal of a US fighter jet from the Vietna...

Union of Australian Women collection
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Finger rings
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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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Silk batik orange and brown colours

Silk batik orange and brown colours

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Textile panels
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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Aboriginal stone hatchet head

Aboriginal stone hatchet head

Pauline Watson collection
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Hatchets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Miss Pauline Watson
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1929
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Stick

Stick

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Hunting and gathering tools
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Courtroom sketch of the Chamberlain trial by Veronica O'Leary, 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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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Crossing a northern river

Crossing a northern river

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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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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The Tourist.

The Tourist.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Journals
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1833
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Advertising card featuring Pat Bradley

Advertising card featuring Pat Bradley

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Government Railway Workshops, Ipswich, Queensland

Government Railway Workshops, Ipswich, Queensland

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Ipswich, Queensland, Australia
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Queensland Government Railways
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Boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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1934
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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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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ms Veronica O'Leary
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1982
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Templetonia retusa

Templetonia retusa

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Bon Marche Stores
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Lucas Heights Nuclear Target

Lucas Heights Nuclear Target

Movement Against Uranium Mining collection
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Political badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Movement Against Uranium Mining
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1983
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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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Margaret Rose
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Robbing the forest

Robbing the forest

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr James A. Turner
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Ceremonial wooden wheelbarrow used at the turning of the first sod at works on railways commenced at Port Augusta, Oodnadatta, Tarcoola and Alice Springs between 1912 and 2001

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Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Wheelbarrows
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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W J. Spence
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1877
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Manly Ferry Steamer, Sydney Harbour

Manly Ferry Steamer, Sydney Harbour

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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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1905
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Leather dog shoe worn on long bush walking trips in the Blue Mountains by the Dunphy's fox terrier named Dextre

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Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Animal accessories
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J Dunphy
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1925
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The animal crab duck

The animal crab duck

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Beverley A. Munkara
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1975
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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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Augusta Tipungwuti
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Mockba 1987  World Congress of Women

Mockba 1987 World Congress of Women

Union of Australian Women collection
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Commemorative badges
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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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Menu card for passengers of MS 'Sibajak', dated 11 Juni 1953

Menu card for passengers of MS 'Sibajak', dated 11 Juni 1953

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Menus
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The Bell Wether -

The Bell Wether - "The Sydney Mail" On the Land Series

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Bark painting depicting two people walking over a landscape

Bark painting depicting two people walking over a landscape

Air Commodore W Bolitho collection
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Bark paintings
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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This is Wattle Save Australia

This is Wattle Save Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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A Token from Australia - The Kookaburra's Evening Song

A Token from Australia - The Kookaburra's Evening Song

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Turban shell used by Professor Graeme Clarke

Turban shell used by Professor Graeme Clarke

Graeme Clark, University of Melbourne - Cochlear Limited collection
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Shells
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Carving

Carving

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Enid Purutataameri
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Plaster bust ofTruganini by Edmund Joel Dicks

Plaster bust ofTruganini by Edmund Joel Dicks

Edmund Dicks collection
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Busts
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Tasmania, Australia
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Edmund J. Dicks
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1931
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Zeiss 188014 binocular microscope and box

Zeiss 188014 binocular microscope and box

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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Microscopes
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Jena, Germany
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Carl Zeiss
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Warakurna to Warnan Health Walk by Eunice Yunurupa Porter

Warakurna to Warnan Health Walk by Eunice Yunurupa Porter

Warakurna History Paintings collection no.2
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Paintings
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Eunice Y. Porter
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2011
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Black and white cartoon titled 'Cemetery of Women'

Black and white cartoon titled 'Cemetery of Women'

Judy Horacek collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Ms Judy Horacek
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1995
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Australian Comic Alphabet Series - D

Australian Comic Alphabet Series - D

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Town Hall, Newcastle, NSW

Town Hall, Newcastle, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Painting depicts a whale and three men in a canoe

Painting depicts a whale and three men in a canoe

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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Mungurrawuy Yunupingu
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1967
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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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Anna M. Tipiloura
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Wooden sculpture, representing a freshwater turtle

Wooden sculpture, representing a freshwater turtle

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Wood carvings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lipundja
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1964
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Handwritten poem

Handwritten poem

Ruby Lee collection
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1935
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Pencil drawing in Papunya style by Uta Uta Tjangala, Pintupi, 1971

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Papunya Art 2008 collection
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Pencil drawings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Uta Uta Tjangala
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1971
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THE POCKET NOVELTY CARD

THE POCKET NOVELTY CARD

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcard of the All Blacks 1907 rugby team

Photographic postcard of the All Blacks 1907 rugby team

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Art Series
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1907
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Cardboard label from the Springfield Museum - Ausgustus Lucian Faithfull, 1855-1942

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Labels
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Augustus L. Faithfull
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Postcard featuring a coloured printed drawing of naval sailors firing a ships gun at sea.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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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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Maria J. Orsto
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Central Cumberland League Bicycle Club 1918 Champion medal

Central Cumberland League Bicycle Club 1918 Champion medal

Ken Ross collection
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Sports medals
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Mr Ken Ross
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1918
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Australian Aborigines Camp, NSW.

Australian Aborigines Camp, NSW.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Junction Street, Nowra, NSW

Junction Street, Nowra, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Nowra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Postcard advertising a film titled 'Missing Husbands'

Postcard advertising a film titled 'Missing Husbands'

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Paris, France
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Street in Sydney with horses,a tram, and a crowd on the right

Street in Sydney with horses,a tram, and a crowd on the righ...

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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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Courtroom sketch 'Mr Ruddick' by Veronica O'Leary, 1982

Courtroom sketch 'Mr Ruddick' by Veronica O'Leary, 1982

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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Shelley Beach, Port Macquarie

Shelley Beach, Port Macquarie

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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'Flying dingoes', painted by Mick Namarari Tjapaltjarri, 1974

'Flying dingoes', painted by Mick Namarari Tjapaltjarri, 197...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mick N. Tjapaltjarri
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1974
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Black duck

Black duck

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Neville W. Cayley Snr
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Stackhousia linarifolia

Stackhousia linarifolia

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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