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Damaged auto-collimator, a relic from the 2003 bush fire that destroyed the Mount Stromlo Observatory

Damaged auto-collimator, a relic from the 2003 bush fire tha...

Mount Stromlo Observatory collection
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Astronomical equipment
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Mount Stromlo, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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2003
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Railway line passing through a small town.  Christmas joy be thine

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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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Clare Wilkinson

Clare Wilkinson

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Victoria versus South Australia 5 Sept 1964

Victoria versus South Australia 5 Sept 1964

History of Netball - Margaret Pewtress collection
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Scoresheets
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Metal candle holder comprising metal dish with looped handle at edge and vertical cylinder at centre

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Convict Era Shirt collection
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Candle holders
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Granton, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Toronto, NSW

Toronto, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Toronto, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Convict love token from Maria Hunt, 1848

Convict love token from Maria Hunt, 1848

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Convict love token engraved with the names E. Frost, M. Throne, S. Noon

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Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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'Snake Dreaming at Naruingya', by Yumpuluru Tjungurrayi, 1976

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Warra Wea, Western Desert, Australia
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Yumpuluru Tjungurrayi
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1976
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Wildflowers quilt

Wildflowers quilt

Nettie McColive collection
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Quilts
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South Australia, Australia
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Minetta 'Nettie' McColive
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1933
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Railway Station, Albury

Railway Station, Albury

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Albury, New South Wales, Australia
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1906
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Scenes - Australian Coast

Scenes - Australian Coast

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr Herbert Beecroft
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Painting depicting a crocodile, by David Milaybuma

Painting depicting a crocodile, by David Milaybuma

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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David Milaybuma
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Court House, Dubbo, NSW

Court House, Dubbo, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Dubbo, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Wimbledon Football Club

Wimbledon Football Club

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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England
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1905
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Glass plate negative - Expedition buggy on bed of Todd River, Northern Territory, 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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Buque Aleman Potosi

Buque Aleman Potosi

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Chile
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Emu egg carved with image of a man's face by Bill Reid, 1987

Emu egg carved with image of a man's face by Bill Reid, 1987

Bill Reid - John Cawte collection
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Engraved emu eggs
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Bill Reid
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1987
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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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Annacheta Timaupatua
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Garden Point on Melville Island

Garden Point on Melville Island

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jamie Tipiloura
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Kangaroo

Kangaroo

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Anchor Barbbur Wurrkidj
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1974
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Club - man's fighting stick

Club - man's fighting stick

Gladys Henry collection
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Clubs
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Euramo, Tully, QLD, Australia
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Not provided
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1970
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Cannibals and Others

Cannibals and Others

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1997
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Photographic postcard depicting The Zeynard's Liliput - Specialty Troupe

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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RMS Australia on Fire, Corsair Reef, July 15th 1904

RMS Australia on Fire, Corsair Reef, July 15th 1904

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Point Nepean, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Pearl Faithfull seated with a dog beside her

Pearl Faithfull seated with a dog beside her

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Portrait photographs
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Boy or man standing inside Wanbyan [sic Wambeyan] Cave

Boy or man standing inside Wanbyan [sic Wambeyan] Cave

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Wombeyan Caves, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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No. 5. How We Beat The Favourite

No. 5. How We Beat The Favourite

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Charles Hammond
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Kaffir Beauty - depicts an African mother and child

Kaffir Beauty - depicts an African mother and child

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Special Souvenir Program for JC Williamson's production of 'White Horse Inn'

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Herbert Browne collection
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Dirt road leading into a town and valley beyond

Dirt road leading into a town and valley beyond

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bark painting depicting an echidna by Yirawala, Croker Island, 1965

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J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yirawala
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1965
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"SECOND PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1907, A., P., AND H SOCIETY"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1907
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Cardboard hat box for Akubra

Cardboard hat box for Akubra

Bothwell Museum collection
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Hatboxes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Akubra Hats Pty Ltd
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1920
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Our Boys Blotter Correspondence Card

Our Boys Blotter Correspondence Card

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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In Noon Day's Heat

In Noon Day's Heat

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Blue-toned photograph of a man standing outside bush hut

Blue-toned photograph of a man standing outside bush hut

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Henry Lawson
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City Bridge & Adelaide's skyline, SA

City Bridge & Adelaide's skyline, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Souvenir cup from the opening of Old Parliament House on 9 May 1927

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Bernice Spence Fryer collection
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Commemorative cups
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England, United Kingdom
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Aynsley and Sons
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1926
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Cardboard sign for leeks from market garden stall

Cardboard sign for leeks from market garden stall

Chai Vang and Por Ye collection
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Signs
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Letter from Reserve Bank to ATSIC

Letter from Reserve Bank to ATSIC

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Documents
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Lovett Tower, Woden Town Centre, Phillip, Canberra, Australian Capi...
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Telegram from Alice Smith Caulfield Hospital

Telegram from Alice Smith Caulfield Hospital

Hazel Hooton and Elizabeth Gibson collection
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Telegrams
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Hazel Hooton
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1918
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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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Michael Munkara
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Standing Staffordshire porcelain figurine of Protestant Irish nationalist convict William Smith O'Brien

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Staffordshire Figurine collection
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Human figures
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Alpha Factory
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1848
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Bullock team, Tuggerah Lakes, NSW

Bullock team, Tuggerah Lakes, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bottle green cricket cap with insignia the

Bottle green cricket cap with insignia the "W.P.C.A"

Nanette Ward collection
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Caps
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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Glass plate negative - Fish-tail bark and dug-out canoes, Melville Island, Northern Territory, in the background, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1911

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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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1911
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'August 23, 1898' by Brian Robinson.

'August 23, 1898' by Brian Robinson.

Brian Robinson collection no.1
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Etchings
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Brian Robinson
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2012
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Convict love token from Thomas Barnes, born October 8 1805

Convict love token from Thomas Barnes, born October 8 1805

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Railways of Australia Gold Life Pass issued to the Hon King O'Malley

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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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Postcard featuring a sepia photograph of 13 military men inside and beside a railway carriage

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Scottish Gympie Quartz Crushing Battery

Scottish Gympie Quartz Crushing Battery

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Gympie, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1895
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On Brown's River Road, Tasmania

On Brown's River Road, Tasmania

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Browns River, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Kingsley Hall Potts Point NSW

Kingsley Hall Potts Point NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ramsay Photo Works Pty Ltd
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Lesley Maynard's 5th class nature study project book

Lesley Maynard's 5th class nature study project book

Lesley Maynard collection no. 2
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Textbooks
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Lesley Maynard
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1955
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At the fountain

At the fountain

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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1907
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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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Margaret R. Pilakui
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Woman holding a child, and a man on the veranda of a timber house

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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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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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Stanislaus Kantilla
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Postcard featuring Broken Hill

Postcard featuring Broken Hill

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
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