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Fire dreaming

Fire dreaming

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yama Maymuru
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1965
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Fire dreaming

Fire dreaming

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yama Maymuru
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1965
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Fire Dreaming

Fire Dreaming

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mungurrawuy Yunupingu
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1966
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Fire dreaming.

Fire dreaming.

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mungurrawuy Yunupingu
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1966
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Fire dreaming - Ngarra Ceremony

Fire dreaming - Ngarra Ceremony

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mungurrawuy Yunupingu
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1966
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Firedrill base

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Firesticks
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Kevin July, Kilipiautimi
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 'The Fire Dreaming' by Mutitjpuy Mununjgurr, Yirrkala, 1967

'The Fire Dreaming' by Mutitjpuy Mununjgurr, Yirrkala, 1967

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mutitjpuy Munungurr
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1967
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Bark painting 'The first firing of the bush at Caledon Bay' by Mungurrawuy Yunapingu, Port Bradshaw

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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Port Bradshaw, North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mungurrawuy Yunupingu
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Honey and Porcupine Dreaming

Honey and Porcupine Dreaming

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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North-west Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Birrarri
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'Djulukun', bark painting, native plant species

'Djulukun', 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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2013
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Hospital fire

Hospital fire

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Fire starter

Fire starter

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Firesticks
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Fire poker

ET Fealy collection
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Fire poker

ET Fealy collection
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Pokers
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Friendly Fire

Friendly Fire

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Bark painting titled 'Hollow Log Story'.

Bark painting titled 'Hollow Log Story'.

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Bark paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Bark painting depicting two people walking over a landscape

Bark painting depicting two people walking over a landscape

Air Commodore W Bolitho collection
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Bark paintings
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Prevent forest fires...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 6
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Posters
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1930
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Camp fire yarns

Camp fire yarns

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr Percy R. Campbell
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FIRE STATION HURSTVILLE

FIRE STATION HURSTVILLE

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Crown Studios
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Coalition/tariff's fire

Coalition/tariff's fire

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Decorative fire sticks

Decorative fire sticks

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Tools
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Garth Murga
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Fire and Kangaroo

Fire and Kangaroo

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Paintings
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bede Tungatalum
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Friendly Fire II

Friendly Fire II

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Child's drawing by Mulayangu, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Mulayangu, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Mulayangu
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1954
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Firedrill set

Firedrill set

University of Sydney collection
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Firesticks
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Bark painting by Ginjuwai , 1964 - depicts two women on either side of white fire, surrounded by heaps of flour (red circles)

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Dr Alex Van der Leeden collection
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Bark paintings
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Numbulwar, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ginjuwai
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1964
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Firedrill set

Firedrill set

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Firesticks
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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David Mowaljarlai
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1971
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Burnt fire truck wheel

Burnt fire truck wheel

ACT Fire Brigade collection
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Wheels
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Child's drawing by Kaiyuyiya, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Kaiyuyiya, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Kaiyuyiya
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ACT Fire Brigade jacket

ACT Fire Brigade jacket

Sam Evans collection
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Firefighters clothing
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Metrop: Fire Brigade Station

Metrop: Fire Brigade Station

Alexandra District Historical Association Collection
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Lantern slides
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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W H Cooper, Lantern Slide Maker
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Turtle hunt.

Turtle hunt.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Goluwa Jarnanggu
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1966
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Bark painting

Bark painting

Peter Redlich collection no. 1
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Virgil
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The Line of Fire

The Line of Fire

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Mackay, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Harry Bruce
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1999
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Restricted - Warning before Firing

Restricted - Warning before Firing

Australian Army History Unit collection
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Instruction leaflets
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East Timor
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Australian Army
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1999
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In a line of Fire

In a line of Fire

Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1998
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Bark container

Bark container

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Containers
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Mrs Bunjuck
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1982
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Red ACT Fire Brigade helmet

Red ACT Fire Brigade helmet

Neil Maher collection
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Firefighters helmets
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Fire Fox brand American football

Fire Fox brand American football

John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Footballs
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John N. Warren MBE OAM
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'Hold Your Fire' Election date-S.M.H.

'Hold Your Fire' Election date-S.M.H.

Michael Fitzjames collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1990
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The Fire - Wuchow, April 1917

The Fire - Wuchow, April 1917

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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China
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1917
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Wood carving of fire making

Wood carving of fire making

Geoff Dennis collection
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Wood carvings
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Wood carving of fire making

Wood carving of fire making

Geoff Dennis collection
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Owarika AKA Santa Catalina Island, Solomon Islands
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The Battleship

The Battleship "Orion" Firing a Broadside

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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England, Great Britain
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Ward, Lock and Co Ltd
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Keep the Home Fires Burning

Keep the Home Fires Burning

David Westcott collection no. 7
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Postcards
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1914
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Motor Fire Engine, London, 1909

Motor Fire Engine, London, 1909

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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London, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Men around the camp fire

Men around the camp fire

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Paintings
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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B Riley
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1997
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Painting depicts the story of the Yirritja Crocodile men who steal fire from the Dua Blanket Lizard men

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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Blue Mud Bay, North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mutitbuy
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1974
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Men's Camp

Men's Camp

Peter Redlich collection no. 1
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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Australian Aboriginal Method of Lighting Fire

Australian Aboriginal Method of Lighting Fire

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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The ancient art of fire making

The ancient art of fire making

David Kaus collection no. 3
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Postcards
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Firing the Humpy by Lin Onus

Firing the Humpy by Lin Onus

Lin Onus collection
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Oil paintings
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Lin Onus
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1972
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The College Drawing room fire place

The College Drawing room fire place

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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High Beam Trade-mark Gas fire

High Beam Trade-mark Gas fire

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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England, United Kingdom
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John Wright and Co. Ltd
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After the fire - Wuchow, April 1917

After the fire - Wuchow, April 1917

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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China
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1917
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Fire Place, Banqueting Hall, Edinburgh Castle

Fire Place, Banqueting Hall, Edinburgh Castle

Jack Russel Greenham collection
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Photographic postcards
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Edinburgh, Scotland
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Native Bear and Aboriginal Lighting a Fire

Native Bear and Aboriginal Lighting a Fire

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Murwillumbah Fire, Sept.15th, 1907

Murwillumbah Fire, Sept.15th, 1907

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Murwillumbah, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Child's drawing by Raymond, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Raymond, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Raymond
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1954
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