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Cane cuirass

Cane cuirass

Papuan Official collection
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Torso armour
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr S D Burrows
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1914
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Waisted tubular drum

Waisted tubular drum

Solomon and Josephine Ahmat collection
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Musical drums
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Where the waves roll whitening to the land.

Where the waves roll whitening to the land.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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W Lister-Lister
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The Tourist.

The Tourist.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Journals
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A Joyous Christmas

A Joyous Christmas

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Advance Australia - The Rabbit Pest in Australia, The Position in the Spring 1908

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Andrew Reeves collection no. 4
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Advertising posters
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Cobar, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr. William Rodier
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1908
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 Botanical specimen - saltbush (Atriplex crystallinum), collected by Ferdinand von Mueller

Botanical specimen - saltbush (Atriplex crystallinum), coll...

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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1875
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Common hovea

Common hovea

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Bon Marche Stores
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Emu feather headdress

Emu feather headdress

Stan Mitchell collection
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Headdresses
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Photograph of John Turner

Photograph of John Turner

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Photographs
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Dunoon, New South Wales, Australia
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Embroidery patterns

Embroidery patterns

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Embroidery patterns
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Gentiana Saxosa

Gentiana Saxosa

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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1875
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Post Office, Auburn Street, Goulburn, NSW

Post Office, Auburn Street, Goulburn, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Bark painting - Djunkgao and Madalait at Arnhem Bay - Yirrkala, 1948

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1948
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Water lilies on a lake, with a house in the background

Water lilies on a lake, with a house in the background

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Australia, Jenolan Caves, N.S.W.

Australia, Jenolan Caves, N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Jenolan Caves, Oberon, New South Wales, Australia
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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Embroidery patterns

Embroidery patterns

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Embroidery patterns
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Educational Collections of Australia Plants, 1876

Educational Collections of Australia Plants, 1876

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Folders
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1876
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Card with a poem

Card with a poem

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Cards
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First Anzac Day, 25th April, 1916 for Classes V and VI

First Anzac Day, 25th April, 1916 for Classes V and VI

Sir Littleton Groom collection
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Commemorative books
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Concarneau - La Croix et le Phare

Concarneau - La Croix et le Phare

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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South Perth, W. Australia

South Perth, W. Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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South Perth, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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34 The Strike 1909 - Block 10 escort

34 The Strike 1909 - Block 10 escort

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
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Broken Hill Proprietary Limited
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1909
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West Gippsland hospital, Warragul, Vic

West Gippsland hospital, Warragul, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Warragul, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Darlinghurst Rd. Kings Cross. Sydney

Darlinghurst Rd. Kings Cross. Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Lane Cove Bridge, Sydney

Lane Cove Bridge, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lane Cove, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1916
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Passing 'it' along the 'wing

Passing 'it' along the 'wing

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Redmond Nolan
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Bathurst City Croquet Club

Bathurst City Croquet Club

Ben Chifley collection no.3
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Receipts
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Teucrium corymbosum

Teucrium corymbosum

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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1875
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Glass plate negative - Women and children coming out of church, Hermannsburg mission, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

Glass plate negative - Women and children coming out of chur...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Goanna sculpture

Goanna sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Billy Wara
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1982
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Yachting Sydney Harbour, Bonnington's Irish Moss

Yachting Sydney Harbour, Bonnington's Irish Moss

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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'Tingarri Dreaming', painted by Charlie Tjapangati, 1981

'Tingarri Dreaming', painted by Charlie Tjapangati, 1981

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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Charlie Tjapangati
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1981
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The Strike, 1909 in Broken Hill

The Strike, 1909 in Broken Hill

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
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NSW Police
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1909
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Chart of the Murray River from Wentworth to above Danger Island

Chart of the Murray River from Wentworth to above Danger Isl...

Trevor Reed collection
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Navigational charts
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Wentworth, New South Wales, Australia
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1885
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Postcard featuring Victoria's champion boxer Bill Lang

Postcard featuring Victoria's champion boxer Bill Lang

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Merit ticket from Exeter Free Grammar School 1822

Merit ticket from Exeter Free Grammar School 1822

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Certificates
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1822
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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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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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Family portrait taken about 1895

Family portrait taken about 1895

David Westcott collection no. 7
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Photographs
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1895
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Pardon for convict Mary Jones, issued by John Franklin on 15 May 1839

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Gowans Auctions collection
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Legal documents
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1839
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Postcard featuring Wanganui, New Zealand

Postcard featuring Wanganui, New Zealand

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Wanganui, New Zealand
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Percival `Gull' pamphlet

Percival `Gull' pamphlet

Neil Jensen collection
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Pamphlets
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Postcard featuring a sepia photograph image of

Postcard featuring a sepia photograph image of "Moor Park Ho...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Ornamental belt

Ornamental belt

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Belts
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Stick from 'Firestick Marriage' by Jack Buckskin

Stick from 'Firestick Marriage' by Jack Buckskin

Jack Buckskin collection
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Festive objects
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Jack Buckskin
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Concarneau

Concarneau

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Postcards
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Frank Proust slips en route to Southern Cloud crash site

Frank Proust slips en route to Southern Cloud crash site

Frank Proust collection
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Photographs
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Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Alan Kemp
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1958
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The Stool Journals

The Stool Journals

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Journals
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School of Arts, Granville

School of Arts, 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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1913
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Milson's Point horse ferry, Sydney Harbour

Milson's Point horse ferry, Sydney Harbour

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Milsons Point, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Holden Torana tiepin

Holden Torana tiepin

Jack Heenan collection
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Tiepins
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GM Holden Ltd
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1965
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HALL OF CHAMPIONS, Australian Soccer honours, JOHN WARREN, as a MEMBER for Outstanding Performance

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John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Awards
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Johnny Warren MBE OAM
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Globularia Nudicaulis

Globularia Nudicaulis

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Postcards
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Asymmetrical brown boomerang

Asymmetrical brown boomerang

Daisy Bates and Herbert Browne collection
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Boomerangs
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Western Australia, Australia
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Daisy M. Bates CBE
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Horsedrawn vehicle crossing a small bridge, with quote from Henry Lawson

Horsedrawn vehicle crossing a small bridge, with quote from ...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Henry Lawson
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1909
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Bondi Baths, Sydney, NSW

Bondi Baths, Sydney, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bondi, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Norddeutscher Lloyd, Bremen

Norddeutscher Lloyd, Bremen

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Germany
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Machattie Park, Bathurst, 1907

Machattie Park, Bathurst, 1907

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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King Mallee of the Nyungar Danoo Outstation 1881

King Mallee of the Nyungar Danoo Outstation 1881

L Richard Smith breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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1881
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