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Purukupali carrying baby son to tree watched by many people

Purukupali carrying baby son to tree watched by many people

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Koalas and leaves

Koalas and leaves

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 farthest ones looked like great butterflies.

The farthest ones looked like great butterflies.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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A black and white photograph entitled

A black and white photograph entitled "Making a turtle pose ...

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Lady Musgrave Island, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia
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1934
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Program for the Mozart Boy's Choir of Vienna

Program for the Mozart Boy's Choir of Vienna

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Programs
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Photograph of Eliza Gellibrand

Photograph of Eliza Gellibrand

Joseph Tice Gellibrand collection
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Sepia photographs
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Joseph T. Gellibrand
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This is Denham Island before the coconut trees were chopped down

This is Denham Island before the coconut trees were chopped ...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Irene Yarrak
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Brass button with military insignia

Brass button with military insignia

Parsons collection
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Military buttons
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Landscape featuring a sparse plain, gentle hills and thick dark clouds above. 1935

Landscape featuring a sparse plain, gentle hills and thick d...

Thompson Family collection
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Bathurst District Hospital Womans' [sic] Auxiliary

Bathurst District Hospital Womans' [sic] Auxiliary

Ben Chifley collection no. 3
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Receipts
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Rainbow Snake Dreaming 5

Rainbow Snake Dreaming 5

Balarinji Art collection no. 2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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A Life on the Ocean Wave

A Life on the Ocean Wave

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Panorama towards Long Reef, Collaroy, NSW

Panorama towards Long Reef, Collaroy, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Collaroy, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Cartoon titled 'If only there were real koala bears...'

Cartoon titled 'If only there were real koala bears...'

Benny Zable collection no. 2
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Home

Home

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Kirton Point, South Australia, Australia
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Jimmy Duds
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jacob
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Armband

Armband

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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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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A Glimpse of Mt. George, Mt. Tomah and Mt. Wilson from Govetts Leap Lookout. Blackheath

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mount King George, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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RMS Australia on the Corsair Reef,  Point Nepean June 20th 1904

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Point Nepean, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Boondara - showing horses pulling wagons loaded with wool bales; dated Aug 1918.

Boondara - showing horses pulling wagons loaded with wool ba...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Boondara, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1918
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Wooden decorated carving, 'Jabiru', from Melville or Bathurst Island

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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Wood carvings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1974
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Moses Jampijinpa Fry
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Red card holder for Copy of Freedom, City of London

Red card holder for Copy of Freedom, City of London

Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Card holders
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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White ceramic dinner plate with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dinner plate with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dinner plates
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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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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wave Hill, Northern Territory, Australia
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Francis
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Redfern Railway Station Sydney

Redfern Railway Station Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Scone, New South Wales, Australia
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1907
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The Blow Hole, Eaglehawk Neck

The Blow Hole, Eaglehawk Neck

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Eaglehawk Neck, Tasman Peninsula, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Club

Club

L and T Hackney collection
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Clubs
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1918
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearthrowers
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Custom House, Sydney

Custom House, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Star Photo Co
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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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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Medium-sized block of hard black spinifex gum or resin

Medium-sized block of hard black spinifex gum or resin

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Samples
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Bullock team pulling a log - Many Happy Returns

Bullock team pulling a log - Many Happy Returns

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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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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The bat spearing the rainbow

The bat spearing the rainbow

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Martina Parry
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Convict love token from James Clarke, 1849

Convict love token from James Clarke, 1849

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Convict love token for Thomas Lock

Convict love token for Thomas Lock

Convict Love Token collection no. 1
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Convict love tokens
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England
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1830
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Masonic - Souvenir drinking glass - Lodge No 457

Masonic - Souvenir drinking glass - Lodge No 457

Ronald L Gale Masonic collection no. 1
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Commemorative glassware
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Mr Ronald L. Gale
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1973
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School report

School report

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Saddleworth, South Australia, Australia
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Midland Agricultural Society
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Nuclear Free Pacific

Nuclear Free Pacific

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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South Pacific,
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Framed dot painting on canvas board

Framed dot painting on canvas board

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Glass pen holder

Glass pen holder

Hallmark Finance Limited collection
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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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The Valley Mill
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Colourful lines and curves

Colourful lines and curves

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

Tin

Muriel Kelly collection
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Luncheon tendered by the Government of New South Wales to The New South Wales and Queensland Members of The Australian Coronation Contingent - Parliament House Sydney, 30th June 1937

Luncheon tendered by the Government of New South Wales to Th...

Betty Hall collection
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Menus
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1937
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People's Tent Mission. Pray for us!

People's Tent Mission. Pray for us!

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Cream cotton corset

Cream cotton corset

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1900
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Whitefellas Spinning Around by Jean Inyalanka Burke, 2011

Whitefellas Spinning Around by Jean Inyalanka Burke, 2011

Warakurna History Paintings collection no.2
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Jean I. Burke
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2011
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dennis
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Postcard featuring a coloured head portrait of a

Postcard featuring a coloured head portrait of a "Russian" l...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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In their original tennis racquet act

In their original tennis racquet act

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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The Great Ocean Road, near the Jamieson River, Vic

The Great Ocean Road, near the Jamieson River, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Jamieson River, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Unknown
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Film-script titled 'Penny Plain, Twopence Coloured'

Film-script titled 'Penny Plain, Twopence Coloured'

Everitt and George Family collection
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Manuscripts
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Felicia Walmbeng
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River, and a red letter

River, and a red letter "M" inside a gold shield

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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1909
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'The old dingo who had six wives' by Harry Djagamara Nelson, 1974

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Harry Djagamara Nelson
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1974
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Maku (witchetty grub figure) - made by Christiane Keller, 2015

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Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection
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Kuru Ala, Western Australia, Australia
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Dr Christiane Keller
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2015
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