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Custom-made hay baling hooks

Custom-made hay baling hooks

Barry Cranston collection
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Hooks
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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1950
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White Horse Point & Drummoyne from Balmain

White Horse Point & Drummoyne from Balmain

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Drummoyne, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Message stick

Message stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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Message sticks
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Not provided
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1926
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Pair of running shoes

Pair of running shoes

Nova Peris collection
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Sports footwear
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Nova Peris
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Royal Australian Air Force Certificate of Service and Discharge

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Parsons collection
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Certificates
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Royal Australian Air Force
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1946
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Wet specimen - Bat - whole specimen preserved

Wet specimen - Bat - whole specimen preserved

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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The murmuring surges of the sea

The murmuring surges of the sea

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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W Lister-Lister
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Railway Station Belmore

Railway Station Belmore

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Crown Studios
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1908
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Lucian Faithfull

Lucian Faithfull

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Portrait photographs
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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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A dog, cockatoo and cat, and a drawing along the bottom edge showing a man leading two horses.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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I've a great weight on my mind

I've a great weight on my mind

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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An after Christmas wail

An after Christmas wail

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Envelope addressed to Petronella Wensing

Envelope addressed to Petronella Wensing

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Envelopes
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Haarlem, Holland
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Mrs Petronella Wensing
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1962
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Catholic Church, Lorne, Vic

Catholic Church, Lorne, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lorne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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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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Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1905
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Four Macleay St, & Macleay Regis, Potts Point

Four Macleay St, & Macleay Regis, Potts Point

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Susan Maple-Brown as a young girl.

Susan Maple-Brown as a young girl.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Portrait photographs
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Letter

Letter

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Chungking, China
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1935
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'Oijal and the yams' - Yirrkala, 1948

'Oijal and the yams' - Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1948
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Small magnifying glass, given to astronomer William Bayly by Captain James Cook on his third voyage

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Captain Cook Magnifier collection
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Magnifying glasses
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Australia
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William Bayly
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1776
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The Scorpion (constellation), Yirrkala, 1948

The Scorpion (constellation), Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1948
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Man, woman and child, with a tartan rug

Man, woman and child, with a tartan rug

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Pencil sketch depicting a castle

Pencil sketch depicting a castle

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sketches
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Bill

Bill

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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Black and white photograph of US swimmers and twins, Ruth and Eleanor Smith

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National Sports Information Centre collection
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Photographs
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Ohio, United States of America
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Miss Ruth Smith
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1918
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Main Street in flood, Queanbeyan

Main Street in flood, Queanbeyan

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Katzenjammer Castle & Helter Skelter Anderson's Wonderland City Bondi

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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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Convict love token from Benjamin Cox, 1839

Convict love token from Benjamin Cox, 1839

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Pages 37 to 40 of the copy of the Jerilderie Letter, which was originally composed by Ned Kelly

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Christies Auction collection
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Letters
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Stringybark Creek, Victoria, Australia
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Edward 'Ned' Kelly
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1879
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Aboriginal breastplate for Mr Briney of Pialliway

Aboriginal breastplate for Mr Briney of Pialliway

E Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Pialawa, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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King Nobby of Widgee Widgee

King Nobby of Widgee Widgee

King Nobby of Widgee Widgee collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Widgee, Queensland, Australia
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King Nobby
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NO DAMS

NO DAMS

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Stickers
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Tasmania, Australia
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Senator Bob Brown
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South Head

South Head

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney Heads, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Two children sitting on chairs in a garden

Two children sitting on chairs in a garden

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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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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Group of girls, with a house

Group of girls, with a house

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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QSL card for VK5 SU F.M. Gray, Toorak, South Australia

QSL card for VK5 SU F.M. Gray, Toorak, South Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1935
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Pencil sketch depicting a woman

Pencil sketch depicting a woman

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sketches
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Railways of Australia Gold Life Pass issued to the Hon Harold Holt

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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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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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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Hammerstone [stone implement]

Hammerstone [stone implement]

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Glenthompson, Victoria, Australia
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Pearl's Hair

Pearl's Hair

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Labels
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Certificate

Certificate

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Certificates
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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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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Manly, NSW

Manly, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Cylindrical basket decorated with pigment

Cylindrical basket decorated with pigment

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Baskets
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Beginning Life's Battles

Beginning Life's Battles

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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New South Wales, Australia
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A Roeseler
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St Joseph's Convent, Mount St, North Sydney, NSW, novitiate building

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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North Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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That Australian Rag

That Australian Rag

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bowling green, Mt Gambier, SA

Bowling green, 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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Triangular apron made of a length of melaleuca bark folded in half from Melville or Bathurst Island

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Charles Hart collection
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Aprons
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1928
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L'Iena

L'Iena

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Post Office, Mildura, Vic

Post Office, Mildura, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mildura, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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I can't bring Australia to you

I can't bring Australia to you

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Crowd gathered in a Broken Hill street, outside the Australian Club Hotel.

Crowd gathered in a Broken Hill street, outside the Australi...

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

Native Bear

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Newspaper cover for a sketch

Newspaper cover for a sketch

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Covers
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