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Photograph of Horace Miller re-fuelling a Fokker aircraft

Photograph of Horace Miller re-fuelling a Fokker aircraft

Eric J Treloar collection
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Photographs
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Horatio Miller
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1930
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Manly, Harbour Side.

Manly, Harbour Side.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Gregory David
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Minutes of Melbourne Welsh Presbyterian Church Synod (Cymanfa) 1886

Minutes of Melbourne Welsh Presbyterian Church Synod (Cymanf...

Evan Hughes collection
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Administrative records
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Melbourne Welsh Church
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1886
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Mounted photograph of the fabric section of J.B.Young's department store, Kingston, Canberra around 1928

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J B Young Ltd collection
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Cards
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Bacon and Company
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1923
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Paramount Six Day Cycle Race sash

Paramount Six Day Cycle Race sash

Ken Ross collection
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Sashes
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Mr Ken Ross
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The Men, Adungun, work on paper, Oenpelli, 1948

The Men, Adungun, work on paper, Oenpelli, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Unknown
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1948
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RAILWAY SQUARE, SYDNEY, N.S.W.

RAILWAY SQUARE, SYDNEY, N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Postcard featuring photograph of New Railway Station, Sydney

Postcard featuring photograph of New Railway Station, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Kangaroo pendant

Kangaroo pendant

Terence Lane collection
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Pendants
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Woodenbong Central School, Woodenbong, New South Wales, Australia
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Henry Davis
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A.B. Modwena Southwick Canal

A.B. Modwena Southwick Canal

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sussex, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Swearing-In Holy Bible belonging to Neville Bonner encased within a box

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Neville Bonner collection
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Bibles
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Neville T. Bonner AO
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Painting of eight figures

Painting of eight figures

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Acrylic paintings
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Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia
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Barbara Sam
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1997
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Susan
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"MORE DAMS. LESS JOBS"

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Stickers
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Tasmania, Australia
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United Tasmania Group
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1976
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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South Australia, Australia
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Woven mat

Woven mat

Asou Omey collection
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Mats
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 Life On The Ocean Wave - or - The Queen Elizabeth's Relief

Life On The Ocean Wave - or - The Queen Elizabeth's Relief

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Devonport, Tasmania, Australia
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Abraham and Sons
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1908
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Zeiss Ikon Nettar camera and case

Zeiss Ikon Nettar camera and case

Carmelo Mirabelli collection no. 1
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Cameras
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Invitation from the New South Wales Peace Committee for International Co-operation and Disarmament to Meet the Robesons, 1960

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Milleese Morrow Boughton collection
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Invitations
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Peace Committee for International Cooperation and Disarmament
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1960
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Letter addressed to Augustus Lucian Faithfull, 21 October 1867

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Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Letters
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Augustus L. Faithfull
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1867
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Cartoon

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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1996
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World Tournament International Competitors and Officials Season pass for Margaret Pewtress

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History of Netball - Margaret Pewtress collection
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Passes
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Mrs Margaret Pewtress
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1967
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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Mrs Margot Child
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Photograph of family posing between two tree stumps

Photograph of family posing between two tree stumps

Robert Orlando Cowey collection
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Sepia photographs
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Dandenong Ranges, Victoria, Australia
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The Burning of the Aboriginal Flag: A Study of Racism in Shoalhaven

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Terry Fox collection
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Booklets
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Nowra, New South Wales, Australia
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A Sketch of the Vegetation of the Cradle Mountain, Tasmania and A Census of its Plants

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Jean Galbraith collection
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Books
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Yoo-long Erah-ba-diang.5

Yoo-long Erah-ba-diang.5

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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Thomas Watling
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1804
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Street scene with pedestrians and horse and carts

Street scene with pedestrians and horse and carts

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Environment an election issue

Environment an election issue

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr John Allison
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1996
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jock Pouatjimi
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Wooden cigarette box presented to Capt. E.W. Pervical by Gibraltar Airways Limited 21st October 1931

Wooden cigarette box presented to Capt. E.W. Pervical by Gib...

Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Cigarette boxes
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Gibraltar
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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1931
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The Man, Mik-mik

The Man, Mik-mik

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Unknown
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1948
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Raised Status

Raised Status

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Ian R. Sharpe
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1998
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Fitzgerald model train locomotive, tender and six carriages

Fitzgerald model train locomotive, tender and six carriages

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy trains
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Bone needle

Bone needle

Papuan Official collection
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Needles
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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1915
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Flyer detailing a memorial service held in Ballarat for King Edward VII 1910

Flyer detailing a memorial service held in Ballarat for King...

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Leaflets
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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King Edward VII
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1910
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Place card

Place card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Mrs Margot Child
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Copy of the Ouyen Baitlayer, a vehicle-drawn two-wheeled trailer with a 1080 bait distribution cylinder

Copy of the Ouyen Baitlayer, a vehicle-drawn two-wheeled tra...

Brian Coman collection
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Pest control equipment
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Victoria, Australia
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Jock MacRae
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1980
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Weapon - Boomerang - hunting

Weapon - Boomerang - hunting

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Postcard featuring a multi storey building

Postcard featuring a multi storey building

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Black and white photograph of twelve soldiers posed in front of a military tent camp

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Mollie Ballard collection
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Photographs
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Frank W. Ballard
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1927
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Ceremonial food bowl or Apira

Ceremonial food bowl or Apira

Geoff Dennis collection
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Bowls
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Cape Barren Island Special School, Cape Barren Island, Tasmania, Au...
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Stephanie Mansell
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Cartoon titled 'Stan Howard'.

Cartoon titled 'Stan Howard'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Cactus Island
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2001
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Congratulations card

Congratulations card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Mrs Margot Child
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Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No.32. Whale

Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No.32. Whale

Joyce Knife collection
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Matchboxes
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Cremorne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Bryant and May
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1950
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Green dots and lines

Green dots and lines

Balarinji Art collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Dark blue canvas gaiters with zippered fastening and red draw strings

Dark blue canvas gaiters with zippered fastening and red dra...

Milo Dunphy collection no. 2
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Gaiters
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Wooden stamp

Wooden stamp

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Printing blocks
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Depicts a man wearing a hat wheeling a wooden garden trolley with three children

Depicts a man wearing a hat wheeling a wooden garden trolley...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Science exercise book

Science exercise book

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Exercise books
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Mr Leopold 'Leo' Steger
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Wedding invitation

Wedding invitation

Margot Child collection
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Invitations
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Mrs Margot Child
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1976
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Token for Pidcock's Menagerie with kangaroo and joey, 1801

Token for Pidcock's Menagerie with kangaroo and joey, 1801

Pidcock's Menagerie collection
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Halfpenny tokens
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Birmingham, West Midlands, England
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William Lutwyche
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1801
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Child's drawing by Brenda, Tabulam Primary School NSW

Child's drawing by Brenda, Tabulam Primary School NSW

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Tabulam, New South Wales, Australia
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Brenda
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'Improved' clothes peg invented by Florence McCarthy Clerke in Melbourne in 1925

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Pioneer Women's Hut collection
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Clothes pegs
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Middle Park, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Florence M. Clerke
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1925
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QSL card for VK5WG

QSL card for VK5WG

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Port Pirie, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1936
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