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Dillenia Alata

Dillenia Alata

Banks Florilegium collection
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Mounts
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Endeavour River, Cooktown, Queensland, Australia
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Royal Society of London Cook Medal

Royal Society of London Cook Medal

Royal Society Cook Medal collection
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Medals
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London, England
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Lewis Pingo
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1784
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Wedgwood & Bentley blue jasper medallion portrait of botanist, physician, zoologist and taxonomist Carolus Linnaeus

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Wedgwood & Bentley Portrait Medallions collection
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Portrait medallions
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England
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Wedgwood
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1775
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Aboriginal people in custody

Aboriginal people in custody

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Ron Tandberg
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1996
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I make no apology

I make no apology

Behind the Lines 2007 collection
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Political Cartoons
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Mr Ron Tandberg
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2007
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Captain Cook Bicentenary

Captain Cook Bicentenary

Gweneth Meyers collection
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Postcards
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Mr Morris H. Meyers OBE
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Clerodendrum paniculatum

Clerodendrum paniculatum

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Bark painting of two figures relating to the Maraian ceremony by Billy Yirawala

Bark painting of two figures relating to the Maraian ceremon...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Bark paintings
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Lovett Tower, Woden Town Centre, Phillip, Canberra, Australian Capi...
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Yirawala
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Print titled Timirrikimaka by Margo Wommatakimi, 1988

Print titled Timirrikimaka by Margo Wommatakimi, 1988

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Prints
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Margo Wommatakimi
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1988
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Epacris longiflora

Epacris longiflora

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Facsimile of newspaper clipping titled 'Man of the Land', The Sydney Morning Herald, 15 April 2000

Facsimile of newspaper clipping titled 'Man of the Land', Th...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Newspaper clippings
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Lovett Tower, Woden Town Centre, Phillip, Canberra, Australian Capi...
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Debra Jopson
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2000
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Callistemon citrinus

Callistemon citrinus

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Teacup and saucer that were reputedly owned by Captain James Cook, Royal Navy

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Frank Thompson collection
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Cups and saucers
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Captain James Cook
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'Dragon Heads', painted by Eddie Mabo, c1951

'Dragon Heads', painted by Eddie Mabo, c1951

Bonita Mabo collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Eddie K. Mabo
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1951
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Woodchipping in Australia

Woodchipping in Australia

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Ron Tandberg
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1996
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Glass lens and brass lens cover for a telescope used by Rear Admiral John Gore

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Jack Gallaway collection
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Telescope lenses
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Captain John Gore
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Cartoon titled 'Nelson splits', by Ron Tandberg, 2008

Cartoon titled 'Nelson splits', by Ron Tandberg, 2008

Political Cartooning 2008 collection
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Mr Ron Tandberg
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2008
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Painting by Dinny Nyliba (McDinny) titled 'Captain Cook's Boat'

Painting by Dinny Nyliba (McDinny) titled 'Captain Cook's Bo...

Dinny Nyliba (McDinny) collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Borroloola, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Dinny Nyliba (McDinny)
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1992
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Engraved print titled 'Native Troopers Dispersing a Camp', by Frank P. Mahoney, 1886

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Engravings
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Lovett Tower, Woden Town Centre, Phillip, Canberra, Australian Capi...
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Frank P. Mahony
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1886
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Banksia Ericifolia

Banksia Ericifolia

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Pair of maps that indicate the routes of Captain James Cook's three voyages

Pair of maps that indicate the routes of Captain James Cook'...

Embroidered Map Samplers collection
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Maps
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Captain James Cook
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Child's drawing - Captain Cook by Dennis Jack, Mornington Island QLD

Child's drawing - Captain Cook by Dennis Jack, Mornington Is...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dennis Jack
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Leptospermum squarrosum - engraving

Leptospermum squarrosum - engraving

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Bringing Them Home

Bringing Them Home

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Acrylic paintings
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Lovett Tower, Woden Town Centre, Phillip, Canberra, Australian Capi...
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Therese Birch
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Callistemon viminalis

Callistemon viminalis

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Cartoon of a line at the CES (Commonwealth Employment Service) office

Cartoon of a line at the CES (Commonwealth Employment Servic...

Ron Tandberg collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ron Tandberg
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1992
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Political cartoon titled 'MABO', by Geoff Pryor, 1993

Political cartoon titled 'MABO', by Geoff Pryor, 1993

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Political cartoons
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Lovett Tower, Woden Town Centre, Phillip, Canberra, Australian Capi...
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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Engraved letter opener

Engraved letter opener

Sir Hubert Opperman collection no. 2
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Paperknives
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Glycine tabacina

Glycine tabacina

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Wax portrait of Captain Cook

Wax portrait of Captain Cook

Captain Cook Wax Portrait collection
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Portrait miniatures
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John C. Lochee
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1785
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Myoporum acuminatum

Myoporum acuminatum

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Capparis lucida

Capparis lucida

Banks Florilegium collection
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Cannon from HMB Endeavour, thrown overboard on the Great Barrier Reef in 1770 and salvaged in 1969.

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Endeavour Cannon collection
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Cannons
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England
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Captain James Cook
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1725
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Paperknife

Paperknife

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Paperknives
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London, England
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1876
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Crataeva religiosa Capparidaceae

Crataeva religiosa Capparidaceae

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Xanthorrhoea resinosa supsp. Resinosa

Xanthorrhoea resinosa supsp. Resinosa

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Ipomoea indica

Ipomoea indica

Banks Florilegium collection
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Mounts
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Endeavour River, Cooktown, Queensland, Australia
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Acacia leiocalyx

Acacia leiocalyx

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Dendrobium discolor

Dendrobium discolor

Banks Florilegium collection
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Mounts
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Endeavour River, Cooktown, Queensland, Australia
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Exhibition loan receipt for Captain Cook's Chart Rule, 1905

Exhibition loan receipt for Captain Cook's Chart Rule, 1905

Captain Cook Plane Table Frame collection
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Receipts
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London, England
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London Exhibitions Limited
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1905
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Cartoon of a person saying 'I CAN'T ACCEPT THOSE CONDITIONS!'

Cartoon of a person saying 'I CAN'T ACCEPT THOSE CONDITIONS!...

Ron Tandberg collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ron Tandberg
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'L'immortel Cook', a marble portrait bust of Captain James Cook after the artist Pajou

'L'immortel Cook', a marble portrait bust of Captain James C...

Captain Cook Portrait Bust collection
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Sculptures
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Captain James Cook
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Erythrina vespertilio Leguminosae

Erythrina vespertilio Leguminosae

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Captain Cook Bicentenary

Captain Cook Bicentenary

Gweneth Meyers collection
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Postcards
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Mr Morris H. Meyers OBE
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MABO Treaty, by Alan Moir

MABO Treaty, by Alan Moir

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Cartoons
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Lovett Tower, Woden Town Centre, Phillip, Canberra, Australian Capi...
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Mr Alan Moir
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Persoonia levis

Persoonia levis

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Petalostigma banksii

Petalostigma banksii

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Dendrobium discolor

Dendrobium discolor

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Glimpse of the Captain Cook Graving Dock from the Botanical Gardens, Sydney, N.S.W

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Captain Cook Graving Dock, Garden Island, Sydney, New South Wales, ...
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Tetragonia trigyna Tetragoniaceae

Tetragonia trigyna Tetragoniaceae

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Postcard titled 'Landing Place, Captain Cook, Kurnell, Botany Bay'

Postcard titled 'Landing Place, Captain Cook, Kurnell, Botan...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Botany Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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We Have Survived.

We Have Survived. "PRODUCED AS PART OF THE 'WE HAVE SURVIVED...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Posters
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Lovett Tower, Woden Town Centre, Phillip, Canberra, Australian Capi...
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Bede Tungatalum
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Certificate from Rylston - Kandos Show, 1970, featuring James Cook bicentenary.

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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V.C.N. Blight, Government Printer
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1970
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Captain Cook Bicentenary

Captain Cook Bicentenary

Gweneth Meyers collection
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Postcards
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Mr Morris H. Meyers OBE
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Kangaroo letter opener with a tortoiseshell blade

Kangaroo letter opener with a tortoiseshell blade

Terence Lane collection
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Paperknives
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Circular silk sampler map of the western hemisphere that indicate the routes of Captain James Cook's three voyages

Circular silk sampler map of the western hemisphere that ind...

Embroidered Map Samplers collection
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Maps
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Captain James Cook
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Letter opener

Letter opener

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Paperknives
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Plane table frame used by Captain James Cook

Plane table frame used by Captain James Cook

Captain Cook Plane Table Frame collection
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Surveying equipment
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England
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Captain James Cook
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1768
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Bark painting 'Kindaagi the old red plains kangaroo' by Yirawala

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Lovett Tower, Woden Town Centre, Phillip, Canberra, Australian Capi...
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Yirawala
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Shield decorated with Sydney Harbour Bridge and James Cook's landing at Botany Bay.

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"Cook's Landing" Shield collection
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Shields
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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WJ Hughes
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1928
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