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Greetings from Australia

Greetings from Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Ceremonial wooden wheelbarrow used at the turning of the first sod at works on railways commenced at Port Augusta, Oodnadatta, Tarcoola and Alice Springs between 1912 and 2001

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Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Wheelbarrows
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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W J. Spence
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1877
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The rabbit dealer

The rabbit dealer

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr Percy R. Campbell
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Group of 20 commemorative medals for Australia's bicentennary

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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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1988
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Robbing the forest

Robbing the forest

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr James A. Turner
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Trans-Australian Railway - Wild Harry

Trans-Australian Railway - Wild Harry

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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South Australia, Australia
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Trans-Australian Railway
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1912
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Homemade Black silk bag

Homemade Black silk bag

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Evening bags
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1910
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Camisole

Camisole

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Camisoles
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1900
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Australian One-Day International Cricket Team baggy yellow cap, worn by wicket keeper Rod Marsh

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Swan Richards collection
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Caps
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Australia
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Albion Hat & Cap Co.
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1982
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'Subject No.4 - Reform' bicentennial commemorative milk carton

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ACT Milk Authority collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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ACT Milk Authority
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1987
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Lionel says:

Lionel says: "K.O. litter - don't rubbish Australia!"

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 19
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Posters
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Australia
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Lionel Rose
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1966
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Australian types. The Swagman

Australian types. The Swagman

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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Card expressing thanks for sympathy card

Card expressing thanks for 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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1966
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Australian silver commemorative medallion in presentation box marking Australia's 150th Anniversary in1938, featuring the landing at Sydney Cove of Captain Arthur Phillip on January 26 1788.

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Olive King collection
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Commemorative medallions
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Amor Pty Ltd
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1938
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Carpenter's wooden-framed bow saw

Carpenter's wooden-framed bow saw

Giovanni Barresi collection
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Bow saws
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Vizzini, Sicily, Catania, Italy
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Mr Giovanni Barresi
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1952
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King & Queen Oaks, New Forest, 12 July 1912

King & Queen Oaks, New Forest, 12 July 1912

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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England, United Kingdom
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1912
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La Vie Ormondaise [Ormonde]

La Vie Ormondaise [Ormonde]

Enid Treadgold collection
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Pamphlets
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England
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Orient Line
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1919
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Silver presentation case for a magnifying glass

Silver presentation case for a magnifying glass

Captain Cook Magnifier collection
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London, England
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William Bayly
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1776
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Carrobboree [i.e.Corroboree] on the banks of the Murray

Carrobboree [i.e.Corroboree] on the banks of the Murray

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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John S. Prout
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1873
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Bunch of keys from HM Prison Campbell St Hobart

Bunch of keys from HM Prison Campbell St Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Keys
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Photograph of English cricketer Kumer Shri Ranjitsinghji in batting attire

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Nanette Ward collection
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Prince Kumar S. Ranjitsinhji
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1912
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Boomerang with painted emu and inscription 'Souvenir from Cooma' made by Bill Onus

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Australia
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Bill Onus
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'Subject No.1 - Aborigines' bicentennial commemorative milk carton

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ACT Milk Authority collection
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Milk containers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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ACT Milk Authority
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1987
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Independence for Australia

Independence for Australia

Robert Darby collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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Mr Robert Darby
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Best Wishes from Bourke

Best Wishes from Bourke

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bourke, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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You can't hug a child with nuclear arms

You can't hug a child with nuclear arms

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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T-shirts
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Australia
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Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament
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1960
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New Wharf, Hobart, Mount Nelson in the distance

New Wharf, Hobart, Mount Nelson in the distance

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Two white linen pillow shams

Two white linen pillow shams

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Pillow shams
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1910
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Flyer detailing a memorial service held in Ballarat for King Edward VII 1910

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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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Australian Railways Union, Victorian Branch

Australian Railways Union, Victorian Branch

Andrew Reeves collection no. 5
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Certificates
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Australia
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Australian Railways Union
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1920
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Black and white autographed photographic postcard of Mary E, 1917

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National Sports Information Centre collection
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Australia
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1917
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Aboriginal breastplate for King Billy, King of the Barwon Blacks

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Edmund Milne collection
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Brewarrina, New South Wales, Australia
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1910
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Greetings from Australia - Miss Grace Palotta, Miss Nellie Stewart and Miss Gittell Brune

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Miss Grace Palotta
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Badge is red and black with peace symbol

Badge is red and black with peace symbol

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Badges
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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The bush hut

The bush hut

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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J Hutchings
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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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The pioneer

The pioneer

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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J Hutchings
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Glass plate negative - Grave, Innamincka station, South Australia, Yandruwandha people, 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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Photograph of Winnie O'Sullivan sitting on a backless stool, c1917

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Kevin Hannan collection
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Photographs
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Winnie O'Sullivan
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1902
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'Subject No.10 - Achievers' bicentennial commemorative milk carton

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ACT Milk Authority collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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ACT Milk Authority
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1988
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Poster 'AUSTRALIA DECLARES PEACE ON THE WORLD 1986...'

Poster 'AUSTRALIA DECLARES PEACE ON THE WORLD 1986...'

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political posters
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1986
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Australia's Waratah

Australia's Waratah

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Colourised photographic postcard of Watson's Bay, NSW

Colourised photographic postcard of Watson's Bay, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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1884
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Three page folded letter from John Close to Alice Close, Antarctica 1911

Three page folded letter from John Close to Alice Close, Ant...

John Collinson Close collection
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Letters
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Antarctica
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Mr John Henry Collinson Close
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1912
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Kangaroo. A native of Australia

Kangaroo. A native of Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Scythe stone

Scythe stone

Lorna May Colwell collection no. 1
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Sharpening stones
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Oakleigh, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Thomas Colwell
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1900
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Pearl necklace given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her husband on their wedding anniversary in 1826

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Diana Baxter collection no. 1
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Necklaces
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Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1826
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King of Australia

King of Australia

Mary Nicholson collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1992
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Glass plate negative - Blue waterlilies (Nymphaea nouchali) in billabong, Barker Gorge, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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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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1916
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Glass plate negative - Rock engravings, Deception Creek, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, between 1905 and 1914

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Deception Creek, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1905
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T-shirt with the slogan

T-shirt with the slogan "I Stand On My Land"

Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre collection no. 1
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T-shirts
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Australia
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1986
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Poster 'Vietnam! Bring the troops home End Conscription put Bowen last '

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People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The National Service Act (1964)
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