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Letter from Douglas Mawson to John Close, 1930

Letter from Douglas Mawson to John Close, 1930

John Collinson Close collection
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Letters
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Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sir Douglas Mawson
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1930
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Bullion box with waterproof cover

Bullion box with waterproof cover

Neville Locker collection
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Strongboxes
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The Tourist.

The Tourist.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Journals
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Melba Falls, Lorne

Melba Falls, Lorne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Melba Falls, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Charles H. Young
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Watercolour painting of a magpie sitting on a branch, which was given by the artist to William Scott for helping him

Watercolour painting of a magpie sitting on a branch, which ...

Helen Cocks collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Tenterfield, New South Wales, Australia
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Neville W. Cayley Snr
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1898
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A Glimpse of Mt. George, Mt. Tomah and Mt. Wilson from Govetts Leap Lookout. Blackheath

A Glimpse of Mt. George, Mt. Tomah and Mt. Wilson from Govet...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount King George, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Florence Faithfull seated on a chair and Constance Faithfull seated on the floor beside her.

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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St Georges C.E. Hurstville

St Georges C.E. Hurstville

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Hurstville, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Advertising card featuring Matt Wells

Advertising card featuring Matt Wells

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising cards
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Sydney Stadium, Rushcutters Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1913
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Print - An Alarming Reason - We're Run away with No Mistake

Print - An Alarming Reason - We're Run away with No Mistake

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Prints
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London, England
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Thomas McLean
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Champion Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1887

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1887
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Trafic [sic] line and approach to Australian Camp - Mena, Cairo

Trafic [sic] line and approach to Australian Camp - Mena, Ca...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Cards
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Cairo, Egypt
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Second prize card awarded at the Yass Spring Show, 1906

Second prize card awarded at the Yass Spring Show, 1906

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1906
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Wooden decorated carving of a snake by Nangunyarri I

Wooden decorated carving of a snake by Nangunyarri I

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Wood carvings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nangunyarri I
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1974
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Undiscovered #3, from a series of ten prints by Michael Cook, 2010

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Michael Cook collection
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Prints
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Mr Michael Cook
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2010
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British Pattern 1842 .75 smooth bore percussion musket used by the 12th Foot (East Suffolk Regiment)

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Neville Locker collection
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Muskets
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England
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Tower of London [Armouries]
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1848
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Notice relating to the Lincoln Park Dairy, Essendon, Victoria

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Conway Tighe collection
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Receipts
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Essendon, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Questions and Answers

Questions and Answers

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Manuscripts
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Circular Quay from Milsons Point

Circular Quay from Milsons Point

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Circular Quay, Sydney Cove, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Face powder compact presented to Dame Enid Lyons

Face powder compact presented to Dame Enid Lyons

Brendan and Janet Lyons collection
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Face powder containers
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Dame Enid Lyons
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Newspaper clippings
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Convict love token from W. Clements, 1827

Convict love token from W. Clements, 1827

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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QSL card for VK-208

QSL card for VK-208

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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Spearhead

Spearhead

Igor Zorich collection
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Spearheads
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Australian Film Institute Award, 1980, to Jack Thompson for his role of leading actor in the film Breaker Morant

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Jack Thompson collection
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Awards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian Film Institute
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1980
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Winifred Hilliiard and Nyukana (Daisy) Baker standing in front of plane.

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Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Photographs
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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Holiday Time by Eunice Yunurupa Porter

Holiday Time by Eunice Yunurupa Porter

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Paintings
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Eunice Y. Porter
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2011
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St Peters Church of England, Darlinghurst

St Peters Church of England, Darlinghurst

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Painting depicts a large, wide-bodied serpent horizontally across bark and six fish

Painting depicts a large, wide-bodied serpent horizontally a...

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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Ostrich Chick Hatching

Ostrich Chick Hatching

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Shorn Sheep.

The Shorn Sheep.

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 bushranger Stephen (Steve) Hart

Photograph of bushranger Stephen (Steve) Hart

Ned Kelly Memorabilia collection
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Photographs
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Stephen (Steve) Hart
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Men standing around small huts in the bush, with a railway line in the foreground

Men standing around small huts in the bush, with a railway l...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Macleay St, Potts Point, Sydney

Macleay St, Potts Point, Sydney

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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Parsley Bay, Sydney

Parsley Bay, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Parsley Bay, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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QSL card for VK-2-10

QSL card for VK-2-10

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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Narrabeen, NSW Australia

Narrabeen, NSW Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Narrabeen, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1913
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Railways of Australia Gold Life Pass issued to Sir Robert Menzies

Railways of Australia Gold Life Pass issued to Sir Robert Me...

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Transport passes
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Australia
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Commonwealth Railways
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1963
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QSL card for LAWCOS

QSL card for LAWCOS

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bark painting 'The Wagilag Story' by Dawidi Djulwadak, Milingimbi, 1967

Bark painting 'The Wagilag Story' by Dawidi Djulwadak, Milin...

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dawidi
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1967
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Certificate

Certificate

ET Fealy collection
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Certificates
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Wooden paddle

Wooden paddle

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Paddles
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Yirrkala, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Watson's Bay, Sydney

Watson's Bay, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Watsons Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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May Gibbs - Washing Day

May Gibbs - Washing Day

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Eskbank Station

Eskbank Station

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Germany
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Mr Frederick P. Hobbs
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1909
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Hazel & Florence Faithfull & their nurse (English) circa 1903

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Bowls
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr R L Bellamy
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1915
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'Tingarri men and Initiates at Marabindinya [Marrapintinya]', painted by Anatjari No 1 Tjampitjimpa, 1980

'Tingarri men and Initiates at Marabindinya [Marrapintinya]'...

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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Anatjari (. Tjampitjimpa
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1980
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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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Sketchbook, 'SPRING 05 -SUMMER 06', Diana Boyer

Sketchbook, 'SPRING 05 -SUMMER 06', Diana Boyer

Diana Boyer collection
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Sketchbooks
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Diana Boyer
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GMH General Motors-Holden's 25 Year Club 1977

GMH General Motors-Holden's 25 Year Club 1977

Jack Heenan collection
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Booklets
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GM Holden Ltd
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1977
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Breaksea Lighthouses, Albany WA, Souvenir of Albany, Kaglan River, Albany WA

Breaksea Lighthouses, Albany WA, Souvenir of Albany, Kaglan ...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Albany, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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House, with a fence and gate partially visible in the foreground.

House, with a fence and gate partially visible in the foregr...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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"Im Flune durch are Welt / Australien" (translates to: In fl...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Germany
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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View from the pier, Henley, SA

View from the pier, Henley, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Henley Beach, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Biography of cartoonist Cecil White

Biography of cartoonist Cecil White

Vane Lindesay collection no. 1
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Biographies
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Mr Vane Lindesay
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1976
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Burrinjuck, the concrete mixers and towers

Burrinjuck, the concrete mixers and towers

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Burrinjuck Dam, Burrinjuck, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Orroroo, South Australia, Australia
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Orroroo Agricultural Society Incorporated
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1939
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Autograph book signed and dated by E.R. Mayne, and containing the autographs of the teams which Australia played against on two tours, 1912 and 1913 to England, Canada, USA & Bermuda

Autograph book signed and dated by E.R. Mayne, and containin...

Nanette Ward collection
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Autograph books
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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1912
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