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Logbook detailing distances travelled and running information for the trip from England to Australia on a Vespa scooter

Logbook detailing distances travelled and running informatio...

Nicholas Lidstone collection
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Logbooks
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Booklet titled 'Canberra Amateur Swimming Club 50 Years Anniversary'

Booklet titled 'Canberra Amateur Swimming Club 50 Years Anni...

Thompson Family collection
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Booklets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Presbyterian Ladies College, Sydney - The Quadrangle

Presbyterian Ladies College, Sydney - The Quadrangle

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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Postcard featuring a photograph inscribed

Postcard featuring a photograph inscribed "THE VALLEY OF DEA...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Gallipoli, Turkey
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1917
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Children playing games

Children playing games

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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Dominic L. Timaepatua
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'Gutjawutja', bark painting, native plant species

'Gutjawutja', bark painting, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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You Can't Hug Children with Nuclear Arms

You Can't Hug Children with Nuclear Arms

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Special resolution passed at meetings of the Members of J.B Young Limited, 1936

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J B Young Ltd collection
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Business records
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1936
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Photographs
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Exercises for Ladies to Improve and Perfect Beauty

Exercises for Ladies to Improve and Perfect Beauty

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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1837
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Labels
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Emu egg carved with images of a face, basket, boomerangs and shield motifs by Bill Reid

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Bill Reid - John Cawte collection
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Engraved emu eggs
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Bill Reid
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Lost in the fog

Lost in the fog

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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"SECOND PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1905"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1905
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Child's drawing by Beverley Nabananaka Marshall

Child's drawing by Beverley Nabananaka Marshall

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Beverley Nabanangka Marshall
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MOW badge 'Melbourne has women priests NOW!'

MOW badge 'Melbourne has women priests NOW!'

Movement for the Ordination of Women collection
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Political badges
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Church of England
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1984
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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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Claudia Kantilia
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Beautiful Queenscliff, Vic.  A view from the park

Beautiful Queenscliff, Vic. A view from the park

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Queenscliff, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Barrister's wig worn by Sir George Houstoun Reid

Barrister's wig worn by Sir George Houstoun Reid

Anne Fairbairn collection no. 2
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Wigs
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London, England
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Ravenscroft
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1890
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Photograph album containing historic aviation photographs

Photograph album containing historic aviation photographs

William Beausang collection
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Photograph albums
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Mrs William Cumming, by Johnstone O'Shannessy of Melbourne

Mrs William Cumming, by Johnstone O'Shannessy of Melbourne

Jane Webster collection
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Cartes-de-visite
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Johnstone O'Shannessy & Co
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1869
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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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Tasmania, Australia
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Willie E
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Westringia rosmariniformis

Westringia rosmariniformis

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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Bride and bridesmaids

Bride and bridesmaids

Margot Child collection
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Photographs
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Mrs Margot Child
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The Chalet, Lorne, Vic

The Chalet, 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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Souvenir badge in commemoration of the Royal visit to Australia in 1954, worn in Canberra by Petronella Wensing

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Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Commemorative badges
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mrs Petronella Wensing
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1954
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Boomerang

Boomerang

John Magers collection
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Cloncurry, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1975
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Timber plate with image of an indigenous woman carrying a coolamon on her head, made by Bill Onus

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Australia
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Bill Onus
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Postcard featuring a photographic print of a huge massed crowd

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Model spear

Model spear

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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Envelope

Envelope

Margot Child collection
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Envelopes
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Mrs Margot Child
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'Lowulowuku Yinta' by Mulyatingki Marney, 2008

'Lowulowuku Yinta' by Mulyatingki Marney, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Kunawarritji, Western Australia, Australia
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Mulyatingki Marney
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2008
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Cigarette case

Cigarette case

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Cigarette cases
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'Why the emu cannot fly' by  Neville Poulson Japangardi

'Why the emu cannot fly' by Neville Poulson Japangardi

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Neville P. Japangardi
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'Wantili to Wuranu' by Lily Long and Sarah Brooks, 2007

'Wantili to Wuranu' by Lily Long and Sarah Brooks, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Lily Long
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2007
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Woven circular placemat

Woven circular placemat

Reverend and Mrs Fenn collection no. 2
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Tablemats
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June Flood 1950,  Grafton. Prince St. West side, between, Pound and Fitzroy Sts

June Flood 1950, Grafton. Prince St. West side, between, Po...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1950
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Invoice

Invoice

ET Fealy collection
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Invoices
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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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For the Hooping cough

For the Hooping cough

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Manuscripts
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Sam, King of Merton, Presented by William Dawes Esq

Sam, King of Merton, Presented by William Dawes Esq

L Richard Smith breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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King Sam
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Bark painting depicting the log on which Barama floated to Gangan by Garwirrin Gumana, Yirrkala, 1965

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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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Gawirrin Gumana
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1965
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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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Shell money
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Professor Wallace Edwin Armstrong
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1923
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Postcard featuring a coloured print of draped allied flags of WW I on either side of an unfurled Union Jack

Postcard featuring a coloured print of draped allied flags o...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Cottage Home, Bath Street, Port Sunlight

Cottage Home, Bath Street, Port Sunlight

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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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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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Gregory John
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Modeltoy toy train turntable with bogie sheep van

Modeltoy toy train turntable with bogie sheep van

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy train sets
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William Percy Faithfull

William Percy Faithfull

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Portrait photographs
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Ladies dyed pink satin right tango shoe, with a clear cut bead at the centre top

Ladies dyed pink satin right tango shoe, with a clear cut be...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dancing shoes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Callaghan Shoe Company
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1920
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Sheer black mourning 'overdress' with ruffled bodice

Sheer black mourning 'overdress' with ruffled bodice

Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Mourning dresses
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel E. McPhee
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1910
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Junior Tree Warden 1944

Junior Tree Warden 1944

Reverend John Grosse collection
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Wartime badges
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Reverend John Grosse
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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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Adrian Intalui
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Painting depicts two rainbow snakes

Painting depicts two rainbow snakes

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Fred D. Narraldol
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Silver plated metal and horse-hair hair brush

Silver plated metal and horse-hair hair brush

Ellen Rogers collection
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Hairbrushes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Prouds Ltd, Diamond Merchants & Jewellers
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1928
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Aboriginal ceremony 'opening the bora'

Aboriginal ceremony 'opening the bora'

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Charles H. Kerry
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New Year Greetings

New Year Greetings

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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Letter

Letter

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Letters
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Shantou, China
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1935
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Cream-coloured dance program with 'Tuesday, Galatea Ball' handwritten on the front

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dance programs
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King Billy Australia

King Billy Australia

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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