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Clear glass bowl to commemorate Australia's Centenary in 1888

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Terence Lane collection
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Commemorative plates
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Sunderland, England
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Greener & Co
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1887
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Glass plate negative - Lipoma on right shoulder of a man called Raueruka, Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Painting depicting a stingray in X-Ray style taken from a hut

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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Print - Carter's Floral Illustrations

Print - Carter's Floral Illustrations

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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'Dhanguniya', bark painting, native plant species

'Dhanguniya', 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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2012
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Postcard - Father, teacher says I've gotter bring a penny wi' me to school termorrer

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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England, Great Britain
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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March against nuclear war Sun. 27 March Kings Park 2pm

March against nuclear war Sun. 27 March Kings Park 2pm

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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West Maitland, N.S.W.

West Maitland, N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Maitland, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Cane cuirass

Cane cuirass

Papuan Official collection
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Torso armour
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr S D Burrows
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1914
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Spearthrower made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite), 1913 - insect and dingo motifs

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearthrowers
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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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1913
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Burwood Park

Burwood Park

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Burwood, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Film negative - Punch, Lady and Annie, holding the eagle hawk Punch shot, Mt Woodward, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1903
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An early start

An early start

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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Batik wall hanging entitled Nyukana (Daisy Baker)

Batik wall hanging entitled Nyukana (Daisy Baker)

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wall hangings
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Utopia, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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1982
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Did They Beat The Drum Slowly As They Lowered You Down?

Did They Beat The Drum Slowly As They Lowered You Down?

Ellen Jose collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Ms Ellen Jose
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1992
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Albany WA and Aboriginals

Albany WA and Aboriginals

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Albany, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Photographic glass plate positive depicting Aboriginal men standing in front of weatherboard building

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Richard Daintree collection
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Glass plate positives
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Queensland, Australia
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Richard Daintree
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1860
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Receipt for 50 pounds from Bleriot Aeronautics

Receipt for 50 pounds from Bleriot Aeronautics

Eric J Treloar collection
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Receipts
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Bleriot Aeronautics
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1914
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Armband - Milingimbi, N.T.

Armband - Milingimbi, N.T.

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Armbands
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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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Glass plate negative - Woman carrying pet possum on her head while on the march, Pongaponga people, western Arnhem land, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1922
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When Republicans see this...[Australian Flag] They think of England. We think of Australia...

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Australians for Constitutional Monarchy collection
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Political posters
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Australians For Constitutional Monarchy
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1999
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Stockman's Departure

Stockman's Departure

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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J Hutchings
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British Railways ticket

British Railways ticket

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Railway tickets
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GMH Pointers

GMH Pointers

Jack Heenan collection
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Magazines
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GM Holden Ltd
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1972
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The Liverpool Plains, New South Wales, Australia

The Liverpool Plains, New South Wales, Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Liverpool Plains, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1946
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Hardback notebook with a green cover belonging to Enid Thompson.

Hardback notebook with a green cover belonging to Enid Thomp...

Thompson Family collection
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Notebooks
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Poster titled 'The Story of Forwards-Backwards Land'

Poster titled 'The Story of Forwards-Backwards Land'

Benny Zable collection no. 2
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Political posters
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1985
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Pencil and wash drawing depicting two women, by Butcher Joe Nangan

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Joe (Butcher) Nangan
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1976
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Rounding up a straggler

Rounding up a straggler

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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A MacInnes
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Neck Decoration for the Order of the Companion of Honour to Sir Robert Menzies

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RG Menzies collection
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Awards
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London, England
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Sir Robert 'Bob' G. Menzies
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1951
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Glass slide with black and white photograph of a painting of Frank Gardiner

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Christies Auction collection
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Lantern slides
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Mr Frank Gardiner
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QSL card for VK2XM, Australia

QSL card for VK2XM, Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1991
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Pair of earings by B M Bancroft, 1990

Pair of earings by B M Bancroft, 1990

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Pierced earrings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Bronwyn Bancroft
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1990
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Photograph of line of mounted light horsemen

Photograph of line of mounted light horsemen

James Taylor Light Horse collection
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Photographs
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Sergeant James S. Taylor
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Bark Painting, Fishing Scene showing Dugong and Turtle, from Groote Eylandt, 1948

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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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Unknown
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1948
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Coogee Beach

Coogee Beach

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Coogee Beach, Coogee, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss V Harrison
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Double Bay, Sydney, NSW

Double Bay, Sydney, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Double Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Envelope addressed to Petronella Wensing

Envelope addressed to Petronella Wensing

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Envelopes
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Haarlem, Holland
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Mrs Petronella Wensing
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1962
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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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Flowers Growing

Flowers Growing

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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Zelia Tipiloura
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Lettercard showing the

Lettercard showing the "BOTANIC GARDENS / PORTLAND, VIC"

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Portland, Victoria, Australia
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Commonwealth of Australia
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1913
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Photograph of indigenous cricket team

Photograph of indigenous cricket team

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Photographic prints
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Undiscovered #2, from a series of ten prints by Michael Cook, 2010

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Michael Cook collection
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Mr Michael Cook
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2010
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Glass plate negative - Rock engravings, Deception Creek east, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, between 1905 and 1914

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Deception Creek, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1900
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Wood carving - Bunbulama - Yirrkala, 1948

Wood carving - Bunbulama - Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Wood carvings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mawalan Marika
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1948
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Coogee Beach N.S.W

Coogee Beach N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Coogee Beach, Coogee, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Leaving Redfern Station

Leaving Redfern Station

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Nowra, New South Wales, Australia
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Sydney Heads

Sydney Heads

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney Heads, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1904
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The Travels of the Man, Jundaruna

The Travels of the Man, Jundaruna

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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Green wineglass

Green wineglass

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Wine glasses
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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North Head Quarantine Station
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Glass plate negative - Flock of sheep, Kimberley Downs station, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1916
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SMA Welfare Council, Inter-Divisional Cricket Trophy, A J Daffy Memorial

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Snowy Scheme - Snowy Hydro collection
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Trophies
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Child's drawing titled 'Yagan', by Alex Rowan

Child's drawing titled 'Yagan', by Alex Rowan

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Nollamara, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Alex Rowan
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Discovery of Australia series VI - Torres, in the San Pedro, passes through Endeavour Straits, and sights Australia. 17 Sep., 1606.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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1906
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Film negative - Family in garden, Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Marita Kantilla
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Foetal stethoscope used at North Head Quarantine Station

Foetal stethoscope used at North Head Quarantine Station

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Health and medical equipment
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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North Head Quarantine Station
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Horse teams pulling wagons loaded with wool bales; at Boondara. Aug 1918.

Horse teams pulling wagons loaded with wool bales; at Boonda...

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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Portrait of Philip VI of France

Portrait of Philip VI of France

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Concepta Palipuaminni
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