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Image Title and Collection What Where Who When
Kelp basket by Vicki West, 2003

Kelp basket by Vicki West, 2003

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Vicki West collection
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Baskets
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Tasmania, Australia
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Vicki West
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Sir Ernest Cable's property, Devon

Sir Ernest Cable's property, Devon

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Hawkesbury River Railway Station

Hawkesbury River Railway Station

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Hawkesbury River, New South Wales, Australia
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HMAS Melbourne

HMAS Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Convict love token from William Tugby, 1831

Convict love token from William Tugby, 1831

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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A Johannsen & Co Two Day Marine Chronometer No 8094, with accessories in a wooden case, used in HMAS Hobart

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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A Johannsen & Co
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A large group of men posed outside a timber building

A large group of men posed outside a timber building

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Aboriginal Provisional Government

Aboriginal Provisional Government

Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre collection no. 2
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T-shirts
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Retort House, Mortlake

Retort House, Mortlake

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mortlake, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Souvenir half main bearing of the Central Engine from the Southern Cross used on Pacific, Australian, Tasman and English flights 1928-1929

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Ellen Rogers collection
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Aircraft components
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sir Charles E. Kingsford Smith
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1930
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Cotter River Gorge 20/10/13

Cotter River Gorge 20/10/13

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Cotter River, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1913
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Pink envelope for holding postcards

Pink envelope for holding postcards

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Envelopes
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Armadale, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Maurlyn toy train 'Silver Chief' clockwork train

Maurlyn toy train 'Silver Chief' clockwork train

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy train sets
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Maurlyn Manufacturing Pty Ltd
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Message stick - Yirrkala, 1948

Message stick - Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Message sticks
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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The Tourist.

The Tourist.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Journals
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Album containing 12 gramophone records compiled by Herbert Browne

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Herbert Browne collection
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Wou Teh Shing, Stone Contractor, Hankow, 29 January 1927

Wou Teh Shing, Stone Contractor, Hankow, 29 January 1927

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Invoices
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Wuhan, China
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Wou Teh Shing, Stone Contractor
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1927
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Christmas Greetings: Australian Sheep Shearing Shed -

Christmas Greetings: Australian Sheep Shearing Shed -

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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1914
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Federation style, two storey house with verandas and garden

Federation style, two storey house with verandas and garden

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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1908
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Special Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, Wagga Wagga, 1889

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1889
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Natives of Carpentaria

Natives of Carpentaria

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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T Baines
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1873
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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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Sydney Custom House Illuminations

Sydney Custom House Illuminations

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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National Park.

National Park.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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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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Evelyn Pilakui
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Invitation addressed to Miss Faithfull from Mrs John Marks.

Invitation addressed to Miss Faithfull from Mrs John Marks.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Invitations
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Film negative - Man with rock python, Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1928
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Remnant of a Paisley shawl from which a coat was cut by Germaine Greer, 1969

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Germaine Greer Coat collection
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Shawls
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Professor Germaine Greer
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Glass spearhead

Glass spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Certificate

Certificate

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Certificates
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Copy of Freedom of the City of London, dated 28 May 1959

Copy of Freedom of the City of London, dated 28 May 1959

Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Certificates
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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Pair of Holden cufflinks

Pair of Holden cufflinks

Jack Heenan collection
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Cufflinks
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GM Holden Ltd
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Sketches of Tommy's life - At the Base - No 4

Sketches of Tommy's life - At the Base - No 4

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Paris, France
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Manuscript containing handwritten reminiscences by Hope Webb (nee Faithfull) of Springfield

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Manuscripts
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Medallion presented to Bransby Beauchamp Cooper after England vs Victoria cricket tour match, 1873

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Bransby Beauchamp Cooper collection
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Medallions
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Victoria, Australia
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Bransby B. Cooper
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1873
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High Park, Toronto, Canada.

High Park, Toronto, Canada.

Nanette Ward collection
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Photographic postcards
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Ship with white and black funnel under way

Ship with white and black funnel under way

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Painting on canvas by Jane Gordon

Painting on canvas by Jane Gordon

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Postcard featuring a coloured illustration of an angel holding a white dove

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Birthday card

Birthday card

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Be a True Massey-Ferguson Man - extended play 45 rpm vinyl record and sleeves

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Ilga Tingey collection
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Audio records
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Lilliputian village, Fitzroy Gardens, Melbourne, Vic

Lilliputian village, Fitzroy Gardens, Melbourne, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Fitzroy Gardens, Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Congregational Church Marrickville

Congregational Church Marrickville

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Work on paper depicting a bird, Oenpelli, 1948

Work on paper depicting a bird, Oenpelli, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Unknown
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1948
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Overlooking harbour, Newcastle, NSW

Overlooking harbour, Newcastle, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Newcastle Harbour, Newcastle, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Postcard - Steamboat on river

Postcard - Steamboat on river

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Kodak
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Two photographs on card entitled Mia Mia and Lubras, and Reflections under the bluff

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Nicholas Caire collection
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Photographs
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Nicholas Caire
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Australia for the Australians, White Australia

Australia for the Australians, White Australia

White Australia Protection Badge collection
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Political badges
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Australia
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1906
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Valentines Series - Cabby Knows His Fare

Valentines Series - Cabby Knows His Fare

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The mid-day train, Warburton, Vic

The mid-day train, 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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1917
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View in Dan and Robt. Gray's Limestone Quarry at Kingsdale

View in Dan and Robt. Gray's Limestone Quarry at Kingsdale

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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Lucas Puautjimi
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Tunga making implement -  small shaped stick

Tunga making implement - small shaped stick

Kenny Brown collection
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Artists equipment
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Mr Kenny Brown
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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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Peter
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Ship called Discovery

Ship called Discovery

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sharpe brand Dip Circle, Model D1-M, Serial Number 258

Sharpe brand Dip Circle, Model D1-M, Serial Number 258

Bureau of Mineral Resources collection no. 1
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Geophysical survey equipment
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Bark painting 'Frog at Mirramina' by Mithinarri Gurruwiwi, Yirrkala, 1966

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J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mithinarri Gurruwiwi
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1966
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Ammunition belt from Light Horse uniform

Ammunition belt from Light Horse uniform

James Taylor Light Horse collection
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Military uniforms
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Sergeant James S. Taylor
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'Two possums climbing the tree of life with bird guardian at top' by Narritjin Maymuru, Yirrkala, 1977

'Two possums climbing the tree of life with bird guardian at...

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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1977
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Native companion

Native companion

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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