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'Meeting Place: Spirits of the Past and Present', Gordon Syron, 2005

'Meeting Place: Spirits of the Past and Present', Gordon Syr...

Gordon and Elaine Syron collection
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Parliament House, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Gordon Syron
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2005
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Painting no. 1, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - Goorialla making Narabullgan

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Dick Roughsey Rainbow Serpent collection
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Sign Here - So Help Me God! by Ellen Jose

Sign Here - So Help Me God! by Ellen Jose

Ellen Jose collection
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Oil paintings
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Ms Ellen Jose
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1992
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Painting no. 6, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - Goorialla showing the men how to dance properly

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Dick Roughsey Rainbow Serpent collection
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Our Glorious Queen, Loyal Welcome, Royal Tour 1954

Our Glorious Queen, Loyal Welcome, Royal Tour 1954

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Pennants
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Cooma NSW, Gateway to the Snowy Mountains

Cooma NSW, Gateway to the Snowy Mountains

Bridge Family collection no. 1
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Cooma, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Helen Jensma
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1950
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Painting no. 9, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - No-one has any room - the Rainbow lorikeet boys ask Goorialla for shelter

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Dick Roughsey Rainbow Serpent collection
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Wet specimen - Horse - Kidney

Wet specimen - Horse - Kidney

MacKenzie collection
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Snowy Mountains

Snowy Mountains

Bridge Family collection no. 1
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Screencraft
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1950
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Painting no. 13, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - The Wangoo cut Goorialla open and the Bil-bil brothers emerged as Rainbow lorikeets

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Dick Roughsey Rainbow Serpent collection
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Pennant commemorating the Royal Visit 1954

Pennant commemorating the Royal Visit 1954

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Wet specimen - Horse - Heart samples

Wet specimen - Horse - Heart samples

MacKenzie collection
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Painting depicts a bush scene that includes an emu & a turkey

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1977
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Opening of Parliament

Opening of Parliament

Marcia Rankin collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Sir Ivor H. Hele CBE
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1954
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St George Budapest v Hungary, Sydney 21.1.1982

St George Budapest v Hungary, Sydney 21.1.1982

St George Budapest Soccer Club collection
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Pennants
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Agua Caliente Handicap race program, 20 March 1932

Agua Caliente Handicap race program, 20 March 1932

Bill Elliott's Agua Caliente Racebook (Phar Lap) collection
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Booklets
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Agua Caliente Jockey Club
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1932
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Wet specimen - Bat - whole specimen preserved

Wet specimen - Bat - whole specimen preserved

MacKenzie collection
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Painting no. 2, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - Goorialla leaves Narabyllgan and travels north

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Dick Roughsey Rainbow Serpent collection
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Phar Lap's Heart

Phar Lap's Heart

MacKenzie collection
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Timaru, South Island, New Zealand
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Alick Roberts
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1926
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Painting by Gordon Syron - Right side of triptych

Painting by Gordon Syron - Right side of triptych

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Gordon Syron
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Thaidinae Thais Biserialis

Thaidinae Thais Biserialis

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1967
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1954 Royal Visit pennant

1954 Royal Visit pennant

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Wet specimen - Echidna - brain and spinal cord

Wet specimen - Echidna - brain and spinal cord

MacKenzie collection
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Wet specimen - Horse, kidney

Wet specimen - Horse, kidney

MacKenzie collection
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'An Aboriginal Perspective from the Lillipilli Tree', Gordon Syron, 2005

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Gordon and Elaine Syron collection
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Port Jackson, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Gordon Syron
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2005
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Wet specimen - Horse, brain

Wet specimen - Horse, brain

MacKenzie collection
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Australia XIX Olympic Games Mexico 68 pennant

Australia XIX Olympic Games Mexico 68 pennant

National Sports Information Centre collection
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Mexico
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Australian Olympic Commitee
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1968
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Bill Elliot riding Phar Lap, Agua Caliente Handicap, 20 March 1932

Bill Elliot riding Phar Lap, Agua Caliente Handicap, 20 Marc...

Bill Elliott's Agua Caliente Racebook (Phar Lap) collection
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Sepia photographs
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Billy Elliot
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1932
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Wet specimen - Koala - arm muscles

Wet specimen - Koala - arm muscles

MacKenzie collection
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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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Wet specimen - Horse - brain

Wet specimen - Horse - brain

MacKenzie collection
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Pennant commemorating the Royal Visit 1954

Pennant commemorating the Royal Visit 1954

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Painting no. 16, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - Goorialla goes down onto the sea, leaving the country peopled with animals as well as humans

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Dick Roughsey Rainbow Serpent collection
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Oil painting depicting H. M. Brig. Lady Nelson. C1830

Oil painting depicting H. M. Brig. Lady Nelson. C1830

Lady Nelson Painting collection
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1830
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Carved brown and pale green onyx kangaroo figure

Carved brown and pale green onyx kangaroo figure

Terence Lane collection
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Animal figures
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Mexico
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Painting by Gordon Syron - Left side of tryptic

Painting by Gordon Syron - Left side of tryptic

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Gordon Syron
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Interior for Opening Parliament, C/S

Interior for Opening Parliament, C/S

Marcia Rankin collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Sir Ivor H. Hele CBE
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1954
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Painting no. 11, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - Goorialla flees towards the only great mountain, Borabunaru

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Dick Roughsey Rainbow Serpent collection
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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'Terror Nullius - Flora and Fauna - Hanging Gum Trees', Gordon Syron, 2009

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Gordon and Elaine Syron collection
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Gordon Syron
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Painting no. 12, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - The Tree-goanna brothers, the Wangoo, climbed after Goorialla

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Dick Roughsey Rainbow Serpent collection
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Royal Visit Souvenir 1954 - Welcome to Australia pennant

Royal Visit Souvenir 1954 - Welcome to Australia pennant

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Pennants
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Sir Colin MacKenzie

Sir Colin MacKenzie

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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William B. McInnes
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1928
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Painting no. 8, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - The young Bil-bil brothers come running in for shelter

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Dick Roughsey Rainbow Serpent collection
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Painting by Gordon Syron - Middle of tryptic

Painting by Gordon Syron - Middle of tryptic

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Gordon Syron
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Wet specimen - Horse - oesophagus

Wet specimen - Horse - oesophagus

MacKenzie collection
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Wet specimen - Thylacine - paw

Wet specimen - Thylacine - paw

MacKenzie collection
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Firing the Humpy by Lin Onus

Firing the Humpy by Lin Onus

Lin Onus collection
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Lin Onus
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1972
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Oil painting of an Aboriginal man and woman of the Goulburn area, 1854

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AR Browning collection
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas T. Balcombe
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1854
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Wet specimen - Koala - arm muscles

Wet specimen - Koala - arm muscles

MacKenzie collection
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Esperance Bay, Western Australia, Australia
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1921
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'A Toast to New Millenium, to the Federation and to the successful taking of land', Gordon Syron, 2000

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Gordon and Elaine Syron collection
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Gordon Syron
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2000
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Wet specimen - Horse - heart. This may be the Army horse heart used to compare with Phar Lap's heart at the AIA.

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MacKenzie collection
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Sir Colin MacKenzie
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'Bury the Living II', Gordon Syron, 1997 to 1998

'Bury the Living II', Gordon Syron, 1997 to 1998

Gordon and Elaine Syron collection
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Gordon Syron
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1997
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Wet specimen - Horse - Liver

Wet specimen - Horse - Liver

MacKenzie collection
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'The Black Bastards are Coming, No. 3', Gordon Syron, 2006

'The Black Bastards are Coming, No. 3', Gordon Syron, 2006

Gordon and Elaine Syron collection
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Gordon Syron
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2006
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Wet specimen - Horse - colon

Wet specimen - Horse - colon

MacKenzie collection
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'Eveleigh St III', Gordon Syron, 1997

'Eveleigh St III', Gordon Syron, 1997

Gordon and Elaine Syron collection
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Redfern, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Gordon Syron
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1997
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Painting by Gordon Syron - Church On Hill, 1982

Painting by Gordon Syron - Church On Hill, 1982

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, Australia
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Gordon Syron
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1982
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Wet specimen - Pig - whole specimen preserved

Wet specimen - Pig - whole specimen preserved

MacKenzie collection
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Wet specimen - Mountain Devil - whole specimen preserved

Wet specimen - Mountain Devil - whole specimen preserved

MacKenzie collection
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