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Sawfish.

Sawfish.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 6
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nandabitta
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1969
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Crystal Palace, Sydney

Crystal Palace, 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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Embroidery wool

Embroidery wool

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Embroidery threads
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Two rows of silver dots against a aqua, blue and purple background

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Balarinji Art collection no. 2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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'Guwarrg spreads the Sacred Law', by Narritjin Maymuru

'Guwarrg spreads the Sacred Law', by Narritjin Maymuru

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Narritjin Maymuru
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St Peters Church, East Maitland NSW

St Peters Church, East Maitland NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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East Maitland, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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'Buwakul', bark painting, native plant species

'Buwakul', 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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War Memorial, Warragul, Vic

War Memorial, Warragul, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Warragul, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Second World War Prisoner of War Banknote

Second World War Prisoner of War Banknote

David Westcott collection no. 6
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Banknotes
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1939
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Spearheads
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Decorated barbed spear from Bathurst Island

Decorated barbed spear from Bathurst Island

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spears
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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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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Wave Hill, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aileen Yunga
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String necklace

String necklace

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Necklaces
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Wood stick frayed both ends

Wood stick frayed both ends

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Paintbrushes
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Blue mug with peace logo

Blue mug with peace logo

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 1
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Mugs
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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Children's wooden rocking horse

Children's wooden rocking horse

Tony Preston collection no. 1
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Rocking horses
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Franklin Square, Hobart

Franklin Square, Hobart

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1900
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Poster

Poster

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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Goodenia humilis

Goodenia humilis

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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Superior Public School, Bondi June 1907

Superior Public School, Bondi June 1907

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bondi, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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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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Square, glass inkstand

Square, glass inkstand

Justice Else-Mitchell collection no. 1
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Inkstands
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England
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Certificate

Certificate

Woodleigh Shorthorn Stud collection
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Prize certificates
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Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria
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1986
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Poster

Poster

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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On the Mountains

On the Mountains

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Norman A. Lindsay
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The Life of William Cobbett.

The Life of William Cobbett.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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Calico bag for Uncle Toby's oats

Calico bag for Uncle Toby's oats

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Food storage bags
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel Ester McPhee
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1916
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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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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Tirranna Picnic Races 15 January 1875

Tirranna Picnic Races 15 January 1875

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Programs
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Tirranna, New South Wales, Australia
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1875
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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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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Poster 'Vietnam! Bring the troops home End Conscription put Bowen last '

Poster 'Vietnam! Bring the troops home End Conscription put ...

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The National Service Act (1964)
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1964
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Euphrasia Brownii

Euphrasia Brownii

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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Advertising card featuring Pat Bradley

Advertising card featuring Pat Bradley

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising cards
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Baker's Stadium, Rushcutters Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1914
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Four horses and four men, in stalls of stable at Springfield.

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Cartoon titled 'Foreign Policy'

Cartoon titled 'Foreign Policy'

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Jock Alexander
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2001
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Sundowners - balck and white image of two swagmen

Sundowners - balck and white image of two swagmen

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Black and white photograph - Edgar Percival and Douglas Corrigan at Luton 1937.

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Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Photographs
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Luton, Bedfordshire, England
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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1937
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Storm Bay and the lighthouse, Kiama, NSW

Storm Bay and the lighthouse, Kiama, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Storm Bay, Kiama, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Royal Agricultural and Horticultural Society of South Australia
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1956
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Certificate awarded to V.M. Wilson at the Warragul Premier Show, 1973 for first prize for a table centre

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Warragul, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1973
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The Magpie Goose And The Jungle Fowl

The Magpie Goose And The Jungle Fowl

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Nathanael N. Maralngura
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Whitby market PLace in 1884 with the Old Town Hall in the background

Whitby market PLace in 1884 with the Old Town Hall in the ba...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1884
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Certificate

Certificate

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Certificates
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Unofficial Australian coat of arms - Advance Australia

Unofficial Australian coat of arms - Advance Australia

Terence Lane collection
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Pendants
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Handwritten note

Handwritten note

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Notes
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Cooking basin

Cooking basin

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Cooking equipment
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1920
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Bark painting depicting a bird, Groote Eylandt NT

Bark painting depicting a bird, Groote Eylandt NT

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Standing Staffordshire porcelain figurine of Protestant Irish nationalist convict William Smith O'Brien

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Staffordshire Figurine collection
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Human figures
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Alpha Factory
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1848
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Letter

Letter

Robin Moorhouse collection
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Letters
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Penfolds Wine Pty Ltd
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1933
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Bone china coffee cup with a coloured Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Coffee cups
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England
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Royal Grafton
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1957
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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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Alice Springs High School
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Inv: 'Dance of the long-legged Swamp Bird', on Bark: 'Diver Duck Dance'

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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Cape Stewart, North Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bilinyarra
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Sir Ernest Cable's property, Devon 1915,

Sir Ernest Cable's property, Devon 1915,

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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1915
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Plate No. 9 in Carter's Floral Illustrations

Plate No. 9 in Carter's Floral Illustrations

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Prints
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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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Sofala, New South Wales, Australia
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Eric Allan
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Souvenir of United States Fleet's Visit to Australia 1908

Souvenir of United States Fleet's Visit to Australia 1908

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Canoe Kangaroo Men Fish

Canoe Kangaroo Men Fish

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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Minimini Numalkiyiya Mamarika
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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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Drawings
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jeremiah John
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Card of congratulations to Edna Thompson on receiving a British Empire Medal, 1977

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Thompson Family collection
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Edna M. Thompson
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1977
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