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Image Title and Collection What Where Who When
Black and white photograph of US swimmer Ethelda Bleibtrey receiving Olympic trophies from the King of Belgium, 1920

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National Sports Information Centre collection
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Belgium
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Miss Ethelda Bleibtrey
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1920
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Painting depicts  X-ray style kangaroo

Painting depicts X-ray style 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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Bobby B. Nganjmirra
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1974
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Pair of ladies black patent[?] leather shoes with black and red beading on the front and straps

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Shoes
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1910
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Suspension Bridge, Nowra, NSW, 1907

Suspension Bridge, Nowra, NSW, 1907

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Shoalhaven River, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Loseby Two Day Marine Chronometer No 109, with accessories in a wooden case

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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South Australia, Australia
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Great Northern Juvenile Athletic and Schools Exhibition Association
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1935
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Postcard featuring a printed pen and ink drawing of  (soldier's) feet clustering around the central ridge pole of a large bell tent

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Red Leaf Beach, Double Bay, NSW

Red Leaf Beach, Double Bay, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Double Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Rockhampton Auxiliary, Church House, Westminster, SW

Rockhampton Auxiliary, Church House, Westminster, SW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Boulia, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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The Williams at Felspar

The Williams at Felspar

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Mistake Creek Massacre

Mistake Creek Massacre

Queenie McKenzie (Nakarra) collection no.2
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Paintings
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Mistake Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Queenie M. Nakarra
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1997
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Four men standing on rocks at the beach

Four men standing on rocks at the beach

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Convict love token from Daniel Bates, 1833

Convict love token from Daniel Bates, 1833

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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The Tramway Junction, Mosman

The Tramway Junction, Mosman

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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The Witch

The Witch

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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Eharo mask

Eharo mask

Papuan Official collection
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Masks
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Certificate

Certificate

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Certificates
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Waistband

Waistband

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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Sir Hubert Murray
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1915
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Bridge over the Murray, Albury

Bridge over the Murray, Albury

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Albury, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Boomerang with red and white pigment

Boomerang with red and white pigment

Daisy Bates and Herbert Browne collection
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Boomerangs
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Ooldea, South Australia, Australia
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Daisy M. Bates CBE
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Cartoon titled 'Hope'

Cartoon titled 'Hope'

Behind the Lines 2009 collection
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Cartoons
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Ms Fiona Katauskas
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The Gecko, Ipilja-ipila

The Gecko, Ipilja-ipila

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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Tatalara
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1948
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Panorama of Pall Mall, Bendigo, Victoria

Panorama of Pall Mall, Bendigo, Victoria

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Letter and envelope from Joan Richmond - London

Letter and envelope from Joan Richmond - London

Joan Richmond collection
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Letters
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South Kensington, London, England
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1932
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The Strike, 1909, Broken Hill

The Strike, 1909, Broken Hill

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
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Broken Hill Proprietary Limited
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1909
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Christmas card from Effie Combes

Christmas card from Effie Combes

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Christmas cards
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Bark painting depicting 30 circles, in combinations of black, white, red or yellow

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Snake Bay, Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Polly Miller, Poinomaju
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1965
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Manuscript containing the account of Edward Russell of the association of John Batman and the runaway convict Eliza Cunningham, 1825

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John Batman Documents collection
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Manuscripts
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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John Batman
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1825
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Birds eye view of Parramatta. N.S.W

Birds eye view of Parramatta. N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Crataeva religiosa Capparidaceae

Crataeva religiosa Capparidaceae

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Postcard of Brickfield Hill (George Street), Sydney

Postcard of Brickfield Hill (George Street), Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Bread carter's book

Bread carter's book

ET Fealy collection
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Account books
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King Billy Australia

King Billy Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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In Memory of the Victims of Bali in Loving Reflection

In Memory of the Victims of Bali in Loving Reflection

Bali Bombings 2002 Memorial - Parliament of Victoria collection
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Commemorative banners
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Flemington, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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2002
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Dirk, scabbard, by-knife and fork used by New South Wales Colonial Governor Lachlan Macquarie

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Alexander Ferguson collection
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Edged weapons
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Sydney Cove, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Major-General Lachlan Macquarie
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1810
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Landscape painting.

Landscape painting.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Cordula Ebatarinja
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1967
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Postcard featuring Melbourne Cup winner - Merriwee

Postcard featuring Melbourne Cup winner - Merriwee

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1899
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Spool and paper tape associated with the SNOCOM computer

Spool and paper tape associated with the SNOCOM computer

Kevin Rosolen collection
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Computer components
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University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Kevin Rosolen
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1958
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Racing Colours - The Parade

Racing Colours - The Parade

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Postcard featuring a drawing of a wounded soldier being tended by a nun wearing a red cross arm band.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Plaster cast of bust of Oliver Nilsen, former radio broadcaster, electrical engineer, and Lord Mayor of Melbourne by Edmund Joel Dicks

Plaster cast of bust of Oliver Nilsen, former radio broadcas...

Edmund Dicks collection
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Busts
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Edmund J. Dicks
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1941
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Life. Be in it T-shirt

Life. Be in it T-shirt

Alex and Paddy Stitt collection
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T-shirts
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Print - A Lesson for the Horsekeeper

Print - A Lesson for the Horsekeeper

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Prints
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London, England
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Thomas McLean
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1834
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Royal Banquet to Her Majesty QEII

Royal Banquet to Her Majesty QEII

Bernard Freedman collection no. 2
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Menus
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Machinery in a factory, including a component with two wheels that sits on a track

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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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Second Prize awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, Wagga Wagga, 1887

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1887
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Black and white photograph - Edgar Percival and Douglas Corrigan at Luton 1937.

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Frederick Edmunds collection
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Photographs
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Luton, Bedfordshire, England
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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Six day race, Berlin 17-23 February 1922 - Winner's sash

Six day race, Berlin 17-23 February 1922 - Winner's sash

Ken Ross collection
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Sashes
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Berlin, Germany
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Mr Ken Ross
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1922
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Stage prop titled 'Lightening Stones'

Stage prop titled 'Lightening Stones'

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 3
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Props
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Desmonde Downing
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Goanna sculpture

Goanna sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Billy Wara
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1982
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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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Child on Rocking Horse

Child on Rocking Horse

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Kodak
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Knife made from a ground-down flat file, with a corn cob handle, as used by swagmen in the Depression era

Knife made from a ground-down flat file, with a corn cob han...

Paul Watts collection
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Knives
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Gatton, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Paul Watts
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1986
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Ink drawing of Evil Spirits (1974) by Akis

Ink drawing of Evil Spirits (1974) by Akis

Ken and Amirah Inglis collection
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Artworks
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Timothy Akis
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Envelope for letter written to Will Glover and his new wife Elma to welcome them home

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Enid Treadgold collection
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Envelopes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William R. Glover
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1919
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Envelopes
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'Minyipuru' by Rita Simpson, Rosie Williams and Dulcie Gibbs, 2007

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Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Rita Simpson
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2007
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Kicking a behind

Kicking a behind

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr W C. Prentice
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Glimpse of Hornsby, N.S.W.

Glimpse of Hornsby, N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Hornsby, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Concept photograph of nine members of the Campfire Group of artists seated around the oval boardroom table of the Queensland Art Gallery

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Campfire Group All Stock Must Go collection
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Campfire Group
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