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Emu egg carved with image of a man in a hat by Bill Reid, 1998

Emu egg carved with image of a man in a hat by Bill Reid, 19...

Bill Reid - John Cawte collection
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Engraved emu eggs
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Bill Reid
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Kerri-Ann Kerinaiua
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Della Parkilari
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Square cardboard token

Square cardboard token

ET Fealy collection
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Postcard featuring Mosman, Sydney

Postcard featuring Mosman, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Unused rectangular beige and brown sign that designates a protected Aboriginal burial ground

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Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority NT collection
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Signs
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority
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1987
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THE POCKET NOVELTY CARD

THE POCKET NOVELTY CARD

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Church of England, Camden, 1909

Church of England, Camden, 1909

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Camden, New South Wales, Australia
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Church of England
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1908
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Wattle Day, Our Emblem, Our Defenders, W.D.L. Ambulance Fund

Wattle Day, Our Emblem, Our Defenders, W.D.L. Ambulance Fund

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Charity badges
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North Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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1914
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Undiscovered #8, from a series of ten prints by Michael Cook, 2010

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Michael Cook collection
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Mr Michael Cook
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2010
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Black and white photograph 'The Return of the Rabbiters'

Black and white photograph 'The Return of the Rabbiters'

Rabbits in Australia collection no. 3
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Photographs
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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One-piece cream muslin dress with embroidered leaf pattern

One-piece cream muslin dress with embroidered leaf pattern

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dresses
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1810
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Ellerbek

Ellerbek

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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A Dairy Herd in Australia

A Dairy Herd in Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1919
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The lookout tower, Arthur's Seat, Vic

The lookout tower, Arthur's Seat, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Arthurs Seat, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Armband

Armband

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Weapon - Spearthrower Groote Eylandt

Weapon - Spearthrower Groote Eylandt

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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Painting 12, Giant Devil-Dingo Series - The people cutting up Gaiya.

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Oil paintings
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1973
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Ch I Can E

Ch I Can E

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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NSW Bookstall Co Ltd
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Ozone Hotel, Kingscote, K.I.

Ozone Hotel, Kingscote, K.I.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Chair made by Albert MacKenzie for president of Presbyterian WomenÂ?s Missionary Union, 1913

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Presbyterian Women's Missionary Union of Queensland
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Courtroom sketch 'Prof. Nairn.' by Veronica O'Leary, 1982.

Courtroom sketch 'Prof. Nairn.' by Veronica O'Leary, 1982.

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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Preliminary Inspection Report from Light Plane Services, 30 April 1981-6 May 1981

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Neil Jensen collection
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Aviation documents
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Convict love token from Thomas Freeman, 1843

Convict love token from Thomas Freeman, 1843

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Painting depicts four goannas

Painting depicts four goannas

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lardjanga
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Postcard featuring racehorse - Silvanite

Postcard featuring racehorse - Silvanite

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Art Series
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From the Willow Bridge, Warburton, Vic

From the Willow Bridge, Warburton, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Warburton, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Ramsgate baths

Ramsgate baths

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Kogarah, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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North Terrace, Adelaide

North Terrace, Adelaide

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Plaster death mask of the head of bushranger Ned Kelly

Plaster death mask of the head of bushranger Ned Kelly

Dale White collection
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Masks
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Melbourne Gaol, Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Edward 'Ned' Kelly
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1880
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Wet specimen - Horse, brain

Wet specimen - Horse, brain

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Yirrakipayi (crocodile)

Yirrakipayi (crocodile)

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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Janice Murray
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Fighting the Flames.  A Great Fire in the City

Fighting the Flames. A Great Fire in the City

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Serpent, Bilumbira - Yirrkala, 1948

The Serpent, Bilumbira - Yirrkala, 1948

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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After the cut out 1880 / 16

After the cut out 1880 / 16

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Native Bear. When the moon is brightly shining

Native Bear. When the moon is brightly shining

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Marlborough Art Co
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Fibre basket with strands of fabric

Fibre basket with strands of fabric

University of Sydney collection
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Baskets
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A Beautiful Home in the Mountains, Mount Lofty, SA

A Beautiful Home in the Mountains, Mount Lofty, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Lofty, Mount Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Parliament House, Canberra

Parliament House, Canberra

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Witch on her Broomstick

The Witch on her Broomstick

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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Hammond brand Multiplex typewriter

Hammond brand Multiplex typewriter

National Library of Australia collection
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Typewriters
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United States of America
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Hammond Typewriter Company
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'Storm at Camps on the Rain Dreaming Trail', painted by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, 1978

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Kaapa M. Tjampitjinpa
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1978
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Miss Australia crown worn by national titleholders in the Miss Australia Quest each year from 1965 to 1991

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Miss Australia Company collection
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Crowns (headwear)
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Ernest Booth
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1964
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Dr Barnardo's Handbell Ringers and Mr H. Aaron (instructor) now with Rev. W J. MAYERS in Australia

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Bark painting 'Howard Island

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Harry Makarrwala
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Patrol Box No.1 used by anthropologist Ian Hogbin in the Solomon Islands and New Guinea, 1933-1935

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Macleay Museum collection
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Boxes
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Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands
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Dr Ian Hogbin
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1933
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Print

Print

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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St. Mary's Cathedral, Sydney

St. Mary's Cathedral, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Antartic sports - start of the ski flat race

Antartic sports - start of the ski flat race

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Antarctica
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bronte Beach, Sydney, NSW

Bronte Beach, Sydney, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bronte Beach, Bronte, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Totem Place of Wild Honey

Totem Place of Wild Honey

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1948
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Pitt Street, Sydney

Pitt Street, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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'Ngurrapalangu', painted by Uta Uta Tjangala, 1974

'Ngurrapalangu', painted by Uta Uta Tjangala, 1974

Fred Myers collection
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Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Uta Uta Tjangala
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1974
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Melbourne Wharf Labourers' Union Certificate of Recognition

Melbourne Wharf Labourers' Union Certificate of Recognition

Andrew Reeves collection no. 5
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Certificates
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Fraser and Jenkinson
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1919
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Corra Lynn, North Esk River, near Launceston, Tasmania

Corra Lynn, North Esk River, near Launceston, Tasmania

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Corra Linn Gorge, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Rounding up the cattle

Rounding up the cattle

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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J Hutchings
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Untitled basket by Nancy Nyanyarna Jackson

Untitled basket by Nancy Nyanyarna Jackson

Warakurna Tjanpi collection no.2
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Baskets
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Nancy N. Jackson
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Lasseter Story by Eunice Yunurupa Porter

Lasseter Story by Eunice Yunurupa Porter

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Eunice Y. Porter
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