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The Butcher

The Butcher

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr N Anderson
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1908
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Bathurst District R.S.L. Band

Bathurst District R.S.L. Band

Ben Chifley collection no.3
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Receipts
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Thoughts of home

Thoughts of home

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Maree
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Gordon Railway station

Gordon Railway station

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Gordon, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Kuring Gai Chase

Kuring Gai Chase

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Ku-ring-gai Chase, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Alexandra Avenue, Melbourne, Vic

Alexandra Avenue, Melbourne, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Wick Post Office Staff, 1914

Wick Post Office Staff, 1914

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1914
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Australian Plants - title page

Australian Plants - title page

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Titlepages
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1875
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Shell necklace with opalescent green maireener and black cat's teeth feature shells, by Dulcie Greeno

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Dulcie Greeno collection no. 1
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Necklaces
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Tasmania, Australia
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Dulcie Greeno
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2000
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Hotel Rex, Potts Pt, Sydney, NSW

Hotel Rex, Potts Pt, Sydney, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Film negative - River scene, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1928
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Australian Natives - Seaside Amusements

Australian Natives - Seaside Amusements

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Norman A. Lindsay
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Australian lyre birds displaying tails

Australian lyre birds displaying tails

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Kit bag from Light Horse uniform

Kit bag from Light Horse uniform

James Taylor Light Horse collection
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Military uniforms
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Sergeant James S. Taylor
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Unfinished pencil sketch

Unfinished pencil sketch

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sketches
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Kitlen House - Mt Lofty

Kitlen House - Mt Lofty

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Lofty, Mount Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bark painting 'Two Hunters' by John Namerredje Guymala, Gunbalanya, 1974

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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John N. Guymala
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1974
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New England University, Armidale, NSW

New England University, Armidale, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Armidale, New South Wales, Australia
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University of New England
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Addition drives me mad

Addition drives me mad

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Glass plate negative - Humbert River station, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1922
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Letter written by A.H. Glissan at Rocklands on March 30th 1899 accompanying the Oscar sketchbook

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MacKenzie collection no. 2
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Letters
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1899
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Glass plate negative - Jim, the Chinese gardener, Durham Downs station, Queensland, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1919
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The Faraway

The Faraway

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1998
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Album containing 12 gramophone records compiled by Herbert Browne

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Herbert Browne collection
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Audio records
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A View from the Train near Mt. Lofty Station, South Australia

A View from the Train near Mt. Lofty Station, South Australi...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Lofty, Mount Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1914
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The Gap and Sydney Heads

The Gap and Sydney Heads

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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, Northern Territory, Australia
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Kerri-Ann Kerinaiua
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Partly carved emu egg by Bill Reid

Partly carved emu egg by Bill Reid

Bill Reid - John Cawte collection
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Engraved emu eggs
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Bill Reid
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Bulli Pass

Bulli Pass

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bulli Pass, Bulli, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Piece of blackened clear glass telescope lens, a relic from the 2003 bush fire that destroyed the Mount Stromlo Observatory

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Mount Stromlo Observatory collection
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Telescope lenses
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Mount Stromlo, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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2003
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Bark painting depicts three black fish

Bark painting depicts three black fish

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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Birigitji
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1966
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Four women swimmers

Four women swimmers

National Sports Information Centre collection
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Photographs
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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, Northern Territory, Australia
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Sheila Portaminni
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Aboriginal man standing by a creek or river with his back to the camera displaying tribal scarring

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Patricia Heath collection
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Photographic postcards
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Kimberley, Western 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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Concepta Palipuaminni
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Bark painting depicting a Macassan prau with four sailors, a tripod mast, mast sail, anchor and steering sweep

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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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Mathaman Marika
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1965
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The Way of Life

The Way of Life

E Redlich collection
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Engraved emu eggs
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Warangesda Mission Station, Darlington Point, New South Wales, Aust...
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Joe Walsh
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1906
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A canvas water bag with string handles.

A canvas water bag with string handles.

Rae Page collection
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Water bags
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George Serras
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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, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lucas Puautjimi
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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AW Couch, Agent for Massey-Harris, British Built Farm Machinery

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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'Flying dingoes', painted by Mick Namarari Tjapaltjarri, 1974

'Flying dingoes', painted by Mick Namarari Tjapaltjarri, 197...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mick N. Tjapaltjarri
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1974
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Courtroom sketch 'Sgt Charlwood, Justice Muirhead and Mr. John Phillips. QC' by Veronica O'Leary, dated 20 September 1982.

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Veronica O'Leary collection no. 1
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Courtroom drawings
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ms Veronica O'Leary
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1982
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Sydney Heads

Sydney Heads

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney Heads, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Christmas card

Christmas card

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Christmas cards
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Bark painting depicting two birds and three bottle-shaped objects

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Maningrida Arts and Crafts 1982 collection
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Bark paintings
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Frank Malkorda
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House named

House named "Roslyn"

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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'Kiriwirri' by Jan Billycan, 2008

'Kiriwirri' by Jan Billycan, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Jan Billycan
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2008
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Bark painting ' 'Cursing the Lovers' A painting of retribution' by Paddy Compass Namatbara

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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Paddy C. Namatbara
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Fibre basket by Rosie Williams, 2008

Fibre basket by Rosie Williams, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Rosie Williams
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2008
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The Three Sisters, Katoomba, NSW

The Three Sisters, Katoomba, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Three Sisters, Katoomba, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Austr...
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Black and white photograph of Randwick Junior Rugby Union Football Club, 3rd Grade Premiers, 1920

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National Sports Information Centre collection
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Photographs
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Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Randwick Rugby Union Football Club
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1920
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Greetings from Lismore

Greetings from Lismore

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lismore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Aboriginal breastplate for 'King John Cry, Chief of the Duedolgong Tribe, Argyle'

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E Milne collection
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Argyle, New South Wales, Australia
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King John Cry
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Black and white photograph of two women swimmers at Tooowoomba, Queensland, 1911

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National Sports Information Centre collection
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Photographs
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Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
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1911
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Military dress jacket

Military dress jacket

Dawn Laing collection no. 1
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Jackets
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A mothers meeting

A mothers meeting

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Shopping centre looking south, Frankston, Vic

Shopping centre looking south, Frankston, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Frankston, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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