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Yalata people coming from Ooldea

Yalata people coming from Ooldea

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yalata, South Australia, Australia
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Heather Joseph
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Auburn Rd., Auburn

Auburn Rd., Auburn

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Auburn, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bark painting 'Flying Fox' by George Milpurrurru, Milingimbi, 1966

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J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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George Milpurrurru
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1966
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Envelope addressed to Dame Pattie Menzies, GBE

Envelope addressed to Dame Pattie Menzies, GBE

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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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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Cannibals and Others

Cannibals and Others

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1997
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Large metal lamp with a glass front and the interior painted in reflective silver

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Graeme Rex and Jane Avril Niehus collection no. 1
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Lamps
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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A Simpson and Son
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1878
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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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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Shane Namurki
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Dance hat with string and emu feathers at the top

Dance hat with string and emu feathers at the top

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Headdresses
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Wooden contact printing frame

Wooden contact printing frame

Turner Family collection
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Contact printing frames
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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White cotton thread

White cotton thread

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Threads
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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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Bentinck Island, Queensland, Australia
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John Graham
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Convict love token from Thomas Barnes, born October 8 1805

Convict love token from Thomas Barnes, born October 8 1805

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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County of Bendigo Agricultural and Horticultural Society medallion awarded to Wilhelm Greiffenhagen, 1886

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Wilhelm Greiffenhagen collection
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Medallions
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Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
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1886
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Stone implement

Stone implement

Peter Bindon collection no. 3
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Stone tools
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Pialligo, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Peter Bindon
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Photographic postcard of The Light Blues 1907 rugby team

Photographic postcard of The Light Blues 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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MESS ORDERLIES. CARRY ON

MESS ORDERLIES. CARRY ON

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcard featuring railway station, Sydney

Postcard featuring railway station, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Poisonous snake sculpture

Poisonous snake sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Kalka, South Australia, Australia
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Niningka Lewis
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Bowl with burnt engraved designs

Bowl with burnt engraved designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Bowls
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nola
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Oval ebony and brass Mortise gauge

Oval ebony and brass Mortise gauge

George Henry Taylor collection
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Woodworking gauges
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Byerb Ibaik brass skull by Dennis Nona

Byerb Ibaik brass skull by Dennis Nona

Dennis Nona collection No 2
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Sculptures
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Dennis Nona
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Child's drawing by Christopher and Steven titled:

Child's drawing by Christopher and Steven titled: "Yagin [si...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Christopher
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Painting of 'Robert' the bantam, with associated prize medals

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Cecil Thompson Poultry collection
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Oil paintings
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Wooden bowl with snake design

Wooden bowl with snake design

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Bowls
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Umbakulu, South Australia, Australia
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Mowitja
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Bowl with burnt engraved designs

Bowl with burnt engraved designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Bowls
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ngalpuntja
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Blade [stone implement]

Blade [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Blades
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Normanton, Queensland, Australia
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Depicts a county scene

Depicts a county scene

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Watercolour paintings
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View over a town

View over a town

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Female sculpture of the Flying Seven Sisters - made by Jennifer Nginana Mitchelll and Belle Karrika Davidson, 2015

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Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection
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Sculptures
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Kuru Ala, Western Australia, Australia
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Jennifer Mitchell
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2015
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Letter from Reserve Bank to ATSIC

Letter from Reserve Bank to ATSIC

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Documents
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Lovett Tower, Woden Town Centre, Phillip, Canberra, Australian Capi...
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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A young girl

A young girl

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Portrait photographs
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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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Pegy
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Dance program

Dance program

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dance programs
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Handwritten recipe

Handwritten recipe

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Manuscripts
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Paul House's didjeridu

Paul House's didjeridu

Paul House collection no. 1
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Didjeridus
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Paul House
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1984
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Anemone Coronaria

Anemone Coronaria

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Postcards
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Josephina Wilkey wearing a white bonnet.

Josephina Wilkey wearing a white bonnet.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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1878
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Rockface

Rockface

Balarinji Art collection no.2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Washing day in camp

Washing day in camp

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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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Susan
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Aboriginal breastplate for Budd Billy II, King of Jarvis Bay

Aboriginal breastplate for Budd Billy II, King of Jarvis Bay

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Jervis Bay, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Budd Billy II
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S.S. Wyreema

S.S. Wyreema

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Georges Ricard-Cordingley
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Delivery docket from Hawkins Carriers Pty Ltd, 1960

Delivery docket from Hawkins Carriers Pty Ltd, 1960

ET Fealy collection
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Receipts
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1960
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Seated on the edge of a Mauve Crocus

Seated on the edge of a Mauve Crocus

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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Narrabeen general view

Narrabeen general view

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Narrabeen, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Postcard featuring a coloured print of a German soldier being urinated on by

Postcard featuring a coloured print of a German soldier bein...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Wellington, NZ - Jervois Quay

Wellington, NZ - Jervois Quay

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Jervois Quay, Wellington, North Island, New Zealand
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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1907
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Photograph of Jane Strachan with Robertson and Annie Valentine

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Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Photographs
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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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Lloyd Day
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

Charles Hart collection
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Spearthrowers
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Cylindrical wooden digging stick

Cylindrical wooden digging stick

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Digging sticks
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Kangaroos on white

Kangaroos on white

Balarinji Art collection no.2
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Watercolour paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Old English Cricketers by A.W. Pullin

Old English Cricketers by A.W. Pullin

Nanette Ward collection
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Books
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England, United Kingdom
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Alfred W. Pullin
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1900
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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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Yirara College
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mirrinybal
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