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Homo Australis

Homo Australis

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Australia
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Mr John Kron
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1999
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Poster - Tall ships, Tall Stories, Resistance Every Day Since 1788...

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Kerry Browning collection
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Political posters
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Australia
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1988
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting John Macarthur

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Coles-Myer collection
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Commemorative medals
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Victoria, Australia
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Coles-Myer Ltd
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1766
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Black, white and pink leaflet printed for Australia's 150th Anniversary in 1938

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Noble Numismatics collection
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Leaflets
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New South Wales, Australia
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Australia's 150th Anniversary Celebrations Council
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1938
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Colour lithograph showing a collage of Australian fauna by May Gibbs

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 5
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Cecilia M. Gibbs
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1920
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Medal to commemorate the bicentenary of the discovery of the east coast of Australia by Captain James Cook

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TE Hanley collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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James Berry
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1969
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Wedgwood medallion made from dark grey clay from Sydney Cove, 1789

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Sydney Cove Medallion collection
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Medallions
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England
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Josiah Wedgwood
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1789
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Lithographic print of a Black Breasted Buzzard

Lithographic print of a Black Breasted Buzzard

Spencer Scott Sandilands collection
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John Gould
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting Matthew Flinders

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Coles-Myer collection
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Victoria, Australia
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Coles-Myer Ltd
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1774
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'Cycloramic View of Canberra Capital Site looking from Camp Hill', 1911

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Dr David Ride collection
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Lithographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Robert '. Coulter
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1911
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'An Historic Retrospect on the occasion of the 150th Anniversary Celebrations of the Founding of Australia' - colour publication printed for the 150th Anniversary Celebrations of Australia, 1938.

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Noble Numismatics collection
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Booklets
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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S T Leigh & Co Pty Ltd
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1938
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Large fleece of superfine wool from the Macarthur merino flock, Camden Park, Sydney

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Ermenegildo Zegna collection no. 1
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Wool specimens
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Camden Park, New South Wales, Australia
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John Macarthur
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1988
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Lithographic print of Emblema picta

Lithographic print of Emblema picta

Spencer Scott Sandilands collection
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John Gould
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Colour lithograph showing a collage of Gumnut Babies by May Gibbs

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 5
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Cecilia M. Gibbs
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1920
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Book titled 'Wedding Dress 1740-1970' written by Madelaine Ginsburg

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Margot Child collection
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London, England
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Victoria and Albert Museum
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1740
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George III beef wood and tulipwood banded Pembroke White-Hamond table from the First Fleet

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First Fleet Table collection
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Tables
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London, England
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Surgeon-General John White
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1788
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Lithographic print of Eopsaltria leucogaster

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Spencer Scott Sandilands collection
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John Gould
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Lithograph by Graham Sutherland

Lithograph by Graham Sutherland

Ermenegildo Zegna collection no. 2
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Great Britain
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Mr Graham Sutherland
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1977
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Souvenir plate - 150th Anniversary of New South Wales

Souvenir plate - 150th Anniversary of New South Wales

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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England
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Wood & Sons Ltd
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1937
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Souvenir plate - Bicentenary of Australia

Souvenir plate - Bicentenary of Australia

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1788
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Lithographic print of Cyclopsitta coxeni

Lithographic print of Cyclopsitta coxeni

Spencer Scott Sandilands collection
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John Gould
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Lithographic print of Geophaps plumifera

Lithographic print of Geophaps plumifera

Spencer Scott Sandilands collection
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John Gould
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A printed lithograph of Hon. George Higinbotham

A printed lithograph of Hon. George Higinbotham

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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1872
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Souvenir mug - Bicentenary of Australia

Souvenir mug - Bicentenary of Australia

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1788
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Hand coloured lithograph of Carbine by Frederick Woodhouse junior from 1893

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Carbine Lithograph collection
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Mr Frederick Woodhouse Jr
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1893
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COLESANCO, January 1938, The Magazine of the Employees of G.J. Coles & Coy. Limited

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Noble Numismatics collection
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Magazines
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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G J Coles & Company Limited
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1938
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Lithographic print of Anous melanops

Lithographic print of Anous melanops

Spencer Scott Sandilands collection
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John Gould
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Clear glass plate marked Advance Australia, to commemorate Australia's centenary in 1888

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Terence Lane collection
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England
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1887
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'An Account of the English Colony in NSW' Volume 1

'An Account of the English Colony in NSW' Volume 1

David Collins collection
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Books
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London, England
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1798
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Book titled 'The Voyage of Governor Phillip to Botany Bay', 1789.

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Christies Auction collection
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Botany Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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John Stockdale
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1789
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Lithographic print of Psephotus pulcherrimus

Lithographic print of Psephotus pulcherrimus

Spencer Scott Sandilands collection
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John Gould
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Print titled 'Lieut. King', depicting Philip Gidley King, J. Wright, 1 May 1789

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Neville Locker collection
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London, England
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J. Wright
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1789
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Harvest of Endurance: A History of the Chinese in Australia 1788-1988

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Australia-China Friendship Society collection
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Scrolls
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Australia
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Mr Mo Xiangyi
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1987
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A view of the principal thoroughfare as it appeared in the first week in August, 1853, shewing [sic] the second church erected for the Diocese of Melbourne

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Art Exhibitions Australia collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Day and Son
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1853
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Lithographic print of Peristera histrionica

Lithographic print of Peristera histrionica

Spencer Scott Sandilands collection
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John Gould
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Australia's 150th Anniversary 1788-1938

Australia's 150th Anniversary 1788-1938

Dr Donald McMichael collection no. 2
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Badges
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1988
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'An Account of the English Colony in NSW' Volume 2

'An Account of the English Colony in NSW' Volume 2

David Collins collection
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London, England
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1802
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Pratt Ware oval plaque portrait of Captain James Cook

Pratt Ware oval plaque portrait of Captain James Cook

Pratt Ware Portrait Plaque Captain Cook collection
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Plaques
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Captain James Cook
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1780
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Book titled 'A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson', Watkin Tench, 1793

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Watkin Tench collection
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Books
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London, England
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Lieutenant-General Watkin Tench
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1793
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Clear glass bowl to commemorate Australia's Centenary in 1888

Clear glass bowl to commemorate Australia's Centenary in 188...

Terence Lane collection
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Sunderland, England
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Greener & Co
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1887
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Three-panel mural of postage stamps, which depicts the flag-raising ceremony at Sydney Cove in 1788, Bicentenary of Australia, 1788-1988

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Garnet Watkins collection
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Murals
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Bentley, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Alban Watkins
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1981
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Lithographic print of Leipoa ocellata

Lithographic print of Leipoa ocellata

Spencer Scott Sandilands collection
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John Gould
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'Deep Sinking, Bakery Hill, Ballaarat 1853', Samual Thomas Gill

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Victorian Goldfields collection no. 1
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Bakery Hill, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Samuel T. Gill
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1853
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'Prospecting', about 1886

'Prospecting', about 1886

Victorian Goldfields collection no. 1
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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William T. Smedley
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1886
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Lithographic print of Pachycephala lanioides

Lithographic print of Pachycephala lanioides

Spencer Scott Sandilands collection
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John Gould
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Striped polished cotton dress

Striped polished cotton dress

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dresses
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1780
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Official letter of appointment, headed with  John Gore Esqu hereby appointed Captain of His Majesty's Ship the Royal George

Official letter of appointment, headed with John Gore Esqu ...

Gallaway-Gore collection
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Business letters
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England, United Kingdom
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Captain John Gore
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1800
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Kelly at Euroa

Kelly at Euroa

Sidney Nolan collection no. 1
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Lithographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sidney Nolan
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1979
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Crosscut basal section of 'Mountain Grey Gum' [Eucalyptus cypellocarpa] tree trunk

Crosscut basal section of 'Mountain Grey Gum' [Eucalyptus cy...

Monier Redlands Ltd collection
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Botanical specimens
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Errinundra-Bonang State Forest, Victoria, Australia
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Monier's Club Terrace Sawmill
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1787
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Three-panel mural of postage stamps, which depicts the coat of arms of Australia, Bicentenary of Australia, 1788-1988

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Garnet Watkins collection
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Murals
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Bentley, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Alban Watkins
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1981
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Lithograph titled Ernabella Walka by Nyukana 'Daisy' Baker, 1993

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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1993
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Print - 1517-1967. 450 Years of Byelorussian Printing

Mikola Skabiej collection
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Lithograph of Mr Chief Justice Higinbotham

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Three-panel mural of postage stamps, which depicts Sydney in 1988, Bicentenary of Australia, 1788-1988

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Garnet Watkins collection
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Bentley, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Alban Watkins
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1981
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Lithograph titled Waru-Fire by [Kunmanara] Tapaya, 1993

Lithograph titled Waru-Fire by [Kunmanara] Tapaya, 1993

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Kunmanara Tapaya
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1993
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Lithograph titled Lizard witchetty grub by Vera Mbitjana Williams, 1993

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Vera Mbijana Williams
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1993
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Chromolithograph of Arthur Orton published in Vanity Fair, 1871 and Men of the Day article

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Arthur Orton collection
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Encounter at Warby Range

Encounter at Warby Range

Sidney Nolan collection no. 2
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sidney Nolan
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1979
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450 Years of Byelorussian Printing 1517-1967

Mikola Skabiej collection
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'Cycloramic View of Canberra Capital Site looking from Verno...

Dr David Ride collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Robert '. Coulter
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1911
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