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British Officer's 1827 sword of the Volunteer Rifles

British Officer's 1827 sword of the Volunteer Rifles

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Swords
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Child's drawing - a boat belong to some people by Marryawirr Wunurjmurra

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearthrowers
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Victoria, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms port glass

Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms port glass

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Drinking glasses
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Children canoeing [Narrabeen Lakes]

Children canoeing [Narrabeen Lakes]

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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AAT Kings eagle

AAT Kings eagle

Balarinji Art collection no. 2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Photograph of temporary grave of Lieutenant Vincent Burns in paper folder

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Vincent Burns collection
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Photographs
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Lille, Steenwerck, France
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Lieutenant Vincent A. Burns
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1917
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Young's Store Currency Note

Young's Store Currency Note

J B Young Ltd collection
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Paper money
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Glass plate negative - Aboriginal postman carrying mail between Nullabor station, South Australia, and Eucla, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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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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1920
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Terrorism in Australia

Terrorism in Australia

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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ALWAYS RIGHT

ALWAYS RIGHT

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Lindsay Foyle
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South Head

South Head

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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A Short Cut to the Station

A Short Cut to the Station

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Poster - 'Remember Soweto Rally Against Apartheid... Outside the South African Embassy'

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Kerry Browning collection
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Event posters
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Soweto, Gauteng, South Africa
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Four Muricidae Pterynotus Eos shells (very rare)

Four Muricidae Pterynotus Eos shells (very rare)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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New Zealand
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Bible of Mrs Wensing, St Patricks Canberra

Bible of Mrs Wensing, St Patricks Canberra

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Bibles
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Bondi Beach, N.S.W

Bondi Beach, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bondi Beach, Bondi, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Tin

Tin

Muriel Kelly collection
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'Kinyu' by Eubena Nampitjin and Jane Gimme, 2007

'Kinyu' by Eubena Nampitjin and Jane Gimme, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Eubena Nampitjin
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2007
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Friendship is the link that binds

Friendship is the link that binds

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1912
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Glass plate negative - Aboriginal prisoners, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905

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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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1905
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Camera extension tube

Camera extension tube

Les Hiddins collection
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Camera accessories
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Japan
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Hoya Corporation
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1978
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Convict love token from E.B.

Convict love token from E.B.

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Beazley & Orchestra

Beazley & Orchestra

Alan Moir collection no. 4
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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2005
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Dancing

Dancing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Wurrumiyanga (Nguiu), Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Terri...
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Anne M. Munkara
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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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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Michaeline Longmain
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Three figures on orange

Three figures on orange

Balarinji Art collection no. 2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Cylindrical wooden digging stick

Cylindrical wooden digging stick

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Digging sticks
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Adze

Adze

Professor Adolphus Elkin collection
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Adzes
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Bidyadanga (La Grange), Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Psst...

Psst...

Alan Moir collection no. 4
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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2004
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Sydney Harbour

Sydney Harbour

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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String bag

String bag

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Bags
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Bifacially edged, ground stone hatchet

Bifacially edged, ground stone hatchet

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Hatchets
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1964
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Postcard featuring a black and white photograph (printed) of Patrick O'Connor, the Irish Giant

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Tipperary, County Tipperary, Ireland
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Silver purse presented by Dame Enid Lyons to her daughter-in-law

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Brendan and Janet Lyons collection
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Purses
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Dame Enid Lyons
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Set of twelve white silk stockings

Set of twelve white silk stockings

Turner Family collection
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Stockings
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1920
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The Tourist.

The Tourist.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Journals
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1833
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Hero of the Waterfront

Hero of the Waterfront

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Dean Alston
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1995
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Convict love token from G. Green

Convict love token from G. Green

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Cartoon depicting a customs officer talking to man wearing glasses, who has four daggers in his back

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Louis Zmak collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Larry Pickering
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1977
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Pair of lady's white kid leather gloves

Pair of lady's white kid leather gloves

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Gloves
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Sydney Harbour shewing [sic] Millers Point

Sydney Harbour shewing [sic] Millers Point

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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Mrs A Cook
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1922
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Courtroom sketch of the Chamberlain trial by Veronica O'Leary, 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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Poster 'Bicentennial National Education Program'

Poster 'Bicentennial National Education Program'

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Posters
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Australian Native, The Picnic [proof copy]

Australian Native, The Picnic [proof copy]

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Norman A. Lindsay
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Photograph of Fred Daly at a cocktail function

Photograph of Fred Daly at a cocktail function

Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Crickety Cricket

Crickety Cricket

Nanette Ward collection
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Books
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London, England
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Douglas Moffat
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1897
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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South Australian Chamber of Manufacturers
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1947
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How would you like...

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Great Britain
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Steam boat on the water with cranes in the foreground

Steam boat on the water with cranes in the foreground

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Harringtons Ltd
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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1973
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Textile sample

Textile sample

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Textile samplers
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Angkaliya Brumby
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Souvenir of Kuranda

Souvenir of Kuranda

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Kuranda, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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THE OLD TANK STREAM, OLD SYDNEY

THE OLD TANK STREAM, OLD 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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We're going to have to operate

We're going to have to operate

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Michael Atchison
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1996
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Last Train from KATOOMBA

Last Train from KATOOMBA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Katoomba, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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1922
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Balmoral Beach, Mosman, Near Sydney

Balmoral Beach, Mosman, Near Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Balmoral Beach, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1905
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Untitled child's drawing by Bernadine Castors, St Michael's School, Palm Island QLD

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Palm Island, Queensland, Australia
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Bernadine Castors
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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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Cigarette cards
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Fred Daly

Fred Daly

Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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