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Morris Model FE Pye outside broadcast van used by ABC-TV Channel 2 ABN

Morris Model FE Pye outside broadcast van used by ABC-TV Cha...

Australian Broadcasting Corporation collection no. 1
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Vans
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England
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British Motor Corporation - Morris
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1955
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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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Shell money
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Professor Wallace Edwin Armstrong
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1923
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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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Valma Tipiloura
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Cable for earth inductor

Cable for earth inductor

Bureau of Mineral Resources collection no. 1
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Geophysical survey equipment
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Saddleworth, South Australia, Australia
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Midland Agricultural Society
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Propert 'Trailaway' touring caravan, a unique example built by the company in 1956 for advertising purposes

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Thomas Propert collection
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Caravans
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Propert Co
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1956
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'Kantia, The Honey Ant Dreaming'

'Kantia, The Honey Ant Dreaming'

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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Tim L. Tjapaltjarri
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1976
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Glass plate negative - Frank Feast, wearing a World War I uniform, walking beside the expedition buggy, central 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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Postcard featuring a Surf Club Carnival at Thirroul Beach, NSW, Easter Monday,1910

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Thirroul, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Handwriting on grey paper

Handwriting on grey paper

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Documents
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Pencil sketch depicting a waterfall

Pencil sketch depicting a waterfall

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Hardback accounts ledger for 1866, with green fabric cover, brown leather spine and corners

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Robin Moorhouse collection
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Account books
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Penfolds Wine Pty Ltd
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1866
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1948 36hp Daimler landaulette as used in the 1954 Royal Tour of Australia

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John Harvey collection
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Motor cars
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England, United Kingdom
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1947
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Minton 'Kings Service' china teacup bearing the Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Teacups
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England
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Minton
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1927
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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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Film negative - Cutherson Falls, upper Liverpool River,  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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Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1928
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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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Marie B. Timaepatui
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Car travelling along a bush road which is cut into a hillside

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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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Postcard featuring a coloured print of the Allied flags, identified by their nation's names, around a shield featuring the Union Jack

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Embroidered pocket from Australian Women's Cricket Team blazer worn by Ruby Lee, 1934-1935, sewn onto green woollen jacket

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Ruby Lee collection
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Jackets
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Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1934
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Advertising card featuring Hughie Mehegan

Advertising card featuring Hughie Mehegan

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising cards
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Baker's Stadium, Rushcutters Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1913
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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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Pattern for knitting machine

Pattern for knitting machine

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Patterns
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Duke of Cornwall Hotel, Plymouth

Duke of Cornwall Hotel, Plymouth

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Advertising card featuring Louis Pergantas and Al Karasick, illustrating his most famous hold, 'the reverse head-lock'

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising cards
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Rushcutters Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Al Karasick
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1927
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Aboriginal women and children with digging sticks, at work

Aboriginal women and children with digging sticks, at work

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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After heavy rain

After heavy rain

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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J Hutchings
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Pattern for knitting machine

Pattern for knitting machine

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Patterns
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QSL card for VK2JT, New South Wales, Australia

QSL card for VK2JT, New South Wales, Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1936
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His old home

His old home

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr James A. Turner
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Black and white promotional photograph of Uncle George of 2GB

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Enid Treadgold collection
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Photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Radio 2GB, Sydney
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1935
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J Parkes & Sons Marine Chronometer No 11056, with accessories in a wooden case

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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Liverpool, Merseyside, England
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J Parkes & Sons
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Split Point from coast, Lorne

Split Point from coast, Lorne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Lorne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Sculpture titled 'The Dismissal - 20th Anniversary', featuring Gough Whitlam, John Kerr and Malcolm Fraser

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John Shakespeare collection no. 2
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Sculptures
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr John Shakespeare
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1995
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Violin made by Joseph Miers, 1904

Violin made by Joseph Miers, 1904

Raymond Holliday collection
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Joseph Miers
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1904
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Shell necklace

Shell necklace

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Necklaces
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1974
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Aboriginal corroboree

Aboriginal corroboree

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Photograph of Mary Turner and Ian Brown at Isla Villa, Dunoon

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Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Dunoon, New South Wales, 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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Pamela Tipuamantumirri
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Warm

Warm

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr W Holloway
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Fibre basket by Sarah Brooks, 2008

Fibre basket by Sarah Brooks, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Sarah Brooks
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2008
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Boomerang

Boomerang

John Magers collection
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Cloncurry, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1975
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He - Have you seen the Pantomime...

He - Have you seen the Pantomime...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Redmond Nolan
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1910
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Traffic Bridge, Sydney Road, Granville

Traffic Bridge, Sydney Road, Granville

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Granville, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Postcard depicting Dorothy Dalton

Postcard depicting Dorothy Dalton

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Dandenong, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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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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Evelyn Pilakui
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Undiscovered #2, from a series of ten prints by Michael Cook, 2010

Undiscovered #2, from a series of ten prints by Michael Cook...

Michael Cook collection
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Prints
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Mr Michael Cook
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2010
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Printed supplement from

Printed supplement from "The Illustrated London News" for Ma...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Magazine inserts
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Envelope addressed to Miss Faithfull, 17 March 1914

Envelope addressed to Miss Faithfull, 17 March 1914

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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Six day race, Berlin 17-23 February 1922 - Winner's sash

Six day race, Berlin 17-23 February 1922 - Winner's sash

Ken Ross collection
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Sashes
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Berlin, Germany
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Mr Ken Ross
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1922
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Page's dog Qus

Page's dog Qus

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Antarctica
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Cream cotton unlined baby cap with broderie anglaise and drawn thread work

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Baby caps
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1860
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Hounville

Hounville

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Huonville, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Right boot used by Jim Pike

Right boot used by Jim Pike

Jim Pike collection
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Boots
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'Kalyuyangku' by Richard Yukenbarri (Yugumbari), 2007

'Kalyuyangku' by Richard Yukenbarri (Yugumbari), 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Richard Yukenbarri (Yugumbari)
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2007
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Purukapal drowned himself and carry his dead son into the sea

Purukapal drowned himself and carry his dead son into the se...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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John V. Orsto
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Tricoryne Elatior

Tricoryne Elatior

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1873
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Photograph titled 'C16 dense pear in forest country before insect attack at Chinchilla, Queensland in October 1926'

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Dr John Mann collection
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Photographs
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Chinchilla, Queensland, Australia
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1926
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Sketches of Tommy's life - Out on rest - No 4

Sketches of Tommy's life - Out on rest - No 4

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Paris, France
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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