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Decorated pandanus leaf basket

Decorated pandanus leaf basket

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Baskets
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1974
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Balmain and district hospital

Balmain and district hospital

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Ashtray consisting of mulga wood base with a circular metal insert

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Justice Else-Mitchell collection no. 1
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Ashtrays
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Postcard showing tulips

Postcard showing tulips

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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'Time Change'

'Time Change'

Diana Boyer collection
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Paintings
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Diana Boyer
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Sun Camps

Sun Camps

Balarinji Art collection no. 2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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The rainbow arching his blood stained body through the sky

The rainbow arching his blood stained body through the sky

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Cecilia Martin
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Invitation from Miss Faithfull for the marriage of her sister Frances Lilian to Mr W. H. Anderson, 16th February 1898.

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Invitations
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White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessert dishes
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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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Pearl Faithfull in a studio setting holding a large ruched bonnet  in her right hand.

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Portrait photographs
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Malo-Bomai by Noel Zaro, 1999

Malo-Bomai by Noel Zaro, 1999

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Prints
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Noel Zaro
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1999
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Union of Australian Women - National Conference delegate 1950 1985

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Membership 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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Painting depicting a pair of black frogs

Painting depicting a pair of black frogs

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gawirrin Gumana
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1967
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Hawkesbury District Agricultural Society 1883 'Best Coaching Stallion'

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David Allen medals collection
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Medals
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1883
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Redfern Congregational church

Redfern Congregational church

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Redfern, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Tirranna Committee about 1908

Tirranna Committee about 1908

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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1908
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Sun motif

Sun motif

Balarinji Art collection no. 2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Cigarette case

Cigarette case

Thompson Family collection
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Cigarette cases
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Anemone Hepatica

Anemone Hepatica

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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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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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Rex Loogatha
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Courtroom sketch 'Mrs Joy Laraine Kuhl forensic biologist...' by Veronica O'Leary dated 30 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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"To all the victims of Bali, RIP" memorial cross

Bali Bombings 2002 Memorial - Parliament of Victoria collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Kuta, Bali, Indonesia
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2002
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Looking through a fence to an industrial area

Looking through a fence to an industrial area

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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A Federation style, two storey brick house and front garden

A Federation style, two storey brick house and front garden

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Bark painting 'Two Hunters' by John Namerredje Guymala, Gunbalanya, 1974

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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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John N. Guymala
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1974
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Educational Collections of Australia Plants, 1875

Educational Collections of Australia Plants, 1875

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Folders
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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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Secretariat & P.O., Canberra.  An Autumn view

Secretariat & P.O., Canberra. An Autumn view

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Message stick

Message stick

Dr Alex Van der Leeden collection
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Message sticks
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Numbulwar, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Madi
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1965
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Envelope addressed to Mrs I Maple-Brown, Springfield, Goulburn, NSW, Australia

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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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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J. Gunn from the 1901-02 English Cricket Team to Australia

J. Gunn from the 1901-02 English Cricket Team to Australia

Nanette Ward collection
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Commemorative badges
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Whitehead and Hoag
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Ship's wheel from the fishing vessel Hong Hai

Ship's wheel from the fishing vessel Hong Hai

Tran Thi Nga collection
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Watercraft components
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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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Neville P. Japangardi
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Among the tombs, Dead Island, Port Arthur, Tasmania

Among the tombs, Dead Island, Port Arthur, Tasmania

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Isle of the Dead, Port Arthur, Tasman Peninsula, Tasmania, 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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Kirton Point, South Australia, Australia
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Timmy Betts
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Club

Club

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Clubs
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Crossing a northern river

Crossing a northern river

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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International Women's Year -  A Woman's Place is Everywhere

International Women's Year - A Woman's Place is Everywhere

Meredith Hinchliffe collection no. 1
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Commemorative badges
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1975
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'Honey Ant Hunt, painted by Tim Leura Tjapaltjarri, 1975

'Honey Ant Hunt, painted by Tim Leura Tjapaltjarri, 1975

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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Tim L. Tjapaltjarri
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1975
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Courtroom sketch of the Chamberlain trial by Veronica O'Leary, dated 28 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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Black duck

Black duck

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Susan Maple-Brown as a young girl.

Susan Maple-Brown as a young girl.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Portrait photographs
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Australia Welcomes The American Fleet

Australia Welcomes The American Fleet

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Cricket ball

Cricket ball

Macks Southwell collection
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Cricket balls
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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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David Tipuamantimirri
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A mountain track

A mountain track

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr James A. Turner
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Mustering

Mustering

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr James A. Turner
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Colour Photograph - Part of a collage of photos of protests at the South African Embassy, Canberra.

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Kerry Browning collection
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Photographs
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Prison door lock

Prison door lock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Door locks
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Dream time - nightmare time

Dream time - nightmare time

Behind the Lines 2007 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Michael Atchison
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2007
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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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Enid Purutataameri
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Message stick

Message stick

Dick and Lindsay Roughsey collection
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Message sticks
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Lindsay Roughsey
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1972
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Basket made of a malleable bark or paper bark

Basket made of a malleable bark or paper bark

Reverend and Mrs Fenn collection no. 2
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Baskets
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Parking permit sticker for the Parliament House Opening Ceremony 9 May 1988

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Chris Grady collection
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Stickers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Government of Australia
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1988
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Circles and dots on blue

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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HMS Mallow

HMS Mallow

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Kodak Ltd
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Mosmans Bay, Sydney NSW

Mosmans Bay, Sydney NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mosman Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Blue fish

Blue fish

Balarinji Art collection no. 2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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The frog singing

The frog singing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dominica Katjirr
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