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Letter from William Mussen to Alexander Mussen, December 1862

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Alexander Mussen collection
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Letters
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Montreal, Canada
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William Mussen
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1862
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Rocket Brigade, Newcastle

Rocket Brigade, Newcastle

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Stockton, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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The Rocket Brigade
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Wyoming, Hunter and Macquarie Streets Sydney N.S.W.

Wyoming, Hunter and Macquarie Streets Sydney N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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1909
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Bundle of 10 round metal identity tags imprinted with individual numbers

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Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Identity tags
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painting depicts a tall rectangular object, outlined in red with a 'spout' attached at the top

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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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Kulpidja
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1948
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Envelope to Mrs. John Richmond

Envelope to Mrs. John Richmond

Joan Richmond collection
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Envelopes
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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1931
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Photograph - Hughie McClelland with his stockmen bring in a mob of ewes for shearing 1950

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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The Human Flag

The Human Flag

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Christmas card with begonia decoration

Christmas card with begonia decoration

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Christmas cards
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Wonderland City Bondi

Wonderland City Bondi

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 William Anderson
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1906
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Evening, Sydney Harbour

Evening, Sydney Harbour

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Robbery Under Arms, No. 3

Robbery Under Arms, No. 3

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Charles Hammond
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St Peters Church, East Maitland NSW

St Peters Church, East Maitland NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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East Maitland, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Botanical Gardens, Sydney

Botanical Gardens, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Middle Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bark painting depicting Ganalbingu clan funerary rites by George Milpurrurru

Bark painting depicting Ganalbingu clan funerary rites by Ge...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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George Milpurrurru
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Court House, Dungog

Court House, Dungog

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Dungog, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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A small illustration entititled 'Welsh Costume  No. 6 / The Bidding'.

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Prints
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Film negative - Expedition party on march, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1926
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VWBBA A Grade Premiership 1957 - Melbourne Red

VWBBA A Grade Premiership 1957 - Melbourne Red

History of Netball - Margaret Pewtress collection
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Certificates
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Hand-operated washing machine

Hand-operated washing machine

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Washing machines
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Kungkarangkalpa by Judith Yinyika Chambers

Kungkarangkalpa by Judith Yinyika Chambers

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Paintings
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Judith Y. Chambers
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2011
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The race for the North Shore, Sydney

The race for the North Shore, 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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Waatyl grass basket (punya)

Waatyl grass basket (punya)

Lockhart River Aboriginal Arts and Cultural Centre collection
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Baskets
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Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia
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Dorothy Short
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2001
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Letter from Embroiderers' Guild of Tasmania

Letter from Embroiderers' Guild of Tasmania

Embroiderers' Guilds of Australia collection
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Letters
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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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Boondara

Boondara

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Boondara, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1918
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Photograph of a soldier

Photograph of a soldier

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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Certificate of thanks to Ruby Lee for donating $1 to the Australian Olympic Team, 1984

Certificate of thanks to Ruby Lee for donating $1 to the Aus...

Ruby Lee collection
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Certificates of appreciation
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Los Angeles, California, United States of America
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1984
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Painting on masonite by Mindjugak,1965 - depicts eight groper fish.

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Dr Alex Van der Leeden collection
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Paintings
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Numbulwar, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mindjugak
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1965
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National Security (Man Power) Regulations 1943

National Security (Man Power) Regulations 1943

ET Fealy collection
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Information sheets
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The Duke and Duchess

The Duke and Duchess

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Girl dressed in Japanese costume

Girl dressed in Japanese costume

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Japan
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Two piece pink full length wool dress (bodice and skirt) with cream lace trimming

Two piece pink full length wool dress (bodice and skirt) wit...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dresses
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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David Jones Ltd
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1883
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Christmas card from the Australian Commonwealth Military Forces

Christmas card from the Australian Commonwealth Military For...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Cards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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School report

School report

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Reports
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Yelarbon Freezing Works, Queensland, about 1956

Yelarbon Freezing Works, Queensland, about 1956

Bert Wright collection
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Photographs
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The Tourist.

The Tourist.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Journals
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Toy brown velvet kangaroo covered with fundrasising badges from World War One

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Terence Lane collection
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Toy animals
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1914
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Hazel Faithfull seated on a cane chair with four dogs around her in a garden setting.

Hazel Faithfull seated on a cane chair with four dogs around...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Small sampler consisting of rectangle of cream open-weave fabric embroidered in black thread

Small sampler consisting of rectangle of cream open-weave fa...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Textile samplers
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Mary Faithfull
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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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Account for erecting tomb of George Faithfull 1859

Account for erecting tomb of George Faithfull 1859

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Financial records
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Wangaratta, Victoria, Australia
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1859
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South East Wind

South East Wind

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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Mo:ta
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1948
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I've Struck A Chorus

I've Struck A Chorus

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Unofficial Australian coat of arms - Advance Australia

Unofficial Australian coat of arms - Advance Australia

Terence Lane collection
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Pendants
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Crown' Hotel Gardens, Lyndhurst, Mew Forest

Crown' Hotel Gardens, Lyndhurst, Mew Forest

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Northcote crevasse, Mt Buffalo, Victoria

Northcote crevasse, Mt Buffalo, Victoria

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Buffalo, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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When the tide is low

When the tide is low

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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W Lister-Lister
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Armband - Milingimbi, N.T.

Armband - Milingimbi, N.T.

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Armbands
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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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Pattern for knitting machine

Pattern for knitting machine

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Patterns
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Painting depicts an abstract pattern with figures by Mungurrawuy Yunapingu, Yirrkala, 1966

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J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mungurrawuy Yunupingu
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1966
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1 Mile Country Championship NSW 1926 sash

1 Mile Country Championship NSW 1926 sash

Ken Ross collection
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Sashes
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Mr Ken Ross
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1926
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Bark painting of birds, fish and snakes

Bark painting of birds, fish and snakes

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Handwritten recipes

Handwritten recipes

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Manuscripts
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Postcard of the shop of H Matthews General Merchant

Postcard of the shop of H Matthews General Merchant

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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St Martin's, Killara

St Martin's, Killara

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Killara, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Trophy awarded to 'Tania Verstak Miss Australia in recognition of outstanding service for Queensland Industry'

Trophy awarded to 'Tania Verstak Miss Australia in recogniti...

Tania Verstak collection
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Trophies
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Mrs Tania Young
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A peep thro' the bushes, Blue Lake, Mt Gambier, SA

A peep thro' the bushes, Blue Lake, Mt Gambier, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Pointed metal knife blade hafted into a rounded knob of adhesive

Pointed metal knife blade hafted into a rounded knob of adhe...

Olive Pink collection
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Knives
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Not provided
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1977
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