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Dhuwa Ngarra Ceremony

Dhuwa Ngarra Ceremony

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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Mawalan Marika
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1964
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Railway Bridge, Bridgewater, South Australia

Railway Bridge, Bridgewater, South Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bridgewater, Adelaide Hills, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Glass plate negative - Week old baby sleeping in a wooden container, Innamincka station, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1919
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Painting depicts people, birds and fish

Painting depicts people, birds and fish

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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Narritjin Maymuru
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1966
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Set of twelve unused postage stamps

Set of twelve unused postage stamps

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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A town looking out over the ocean

A town looking out over the ocean

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Anderson's - 'Rainbow' - Sweet Peas

Anderson's - 'Rainbow' - Sweet Peas

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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Painting no. 6, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - Goorialla showing the men how to dance properly

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Dick Roughsey Rainbow Serpent collection
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Oil paintings
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Brown kelp water carrier by Patsy Cameron

Brown kelp water carrier by Patsy Cameron

Patsy Cameron collection no. 3
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Water containers
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Tasmania, Australia
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Aunty Patsy Cameron
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Woman sitting outside a house

Woman sitting outside 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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Sacred Heart Convent, Rose Bay, NSW

Sacred Heart Convent, Rose Bay, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Rose Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Lesley Maynard's 5th class nature study project book

Lesley Maynard's 5th class nature study project book

Lesley Maynard collection no. 2
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Textbooks
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Lesley Maynard
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1955
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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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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Joseph Jungarray Dickson
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1970
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Tax Stamps sheet

Tax Stamps sheet

Carmelo Mirabelli collection no. 1
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Financial records
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Shepparton, Goulburn Valley, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Carmelo Mirabelli
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1957
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Part of a pressed up ice ridge, Seal Bay

Part of a pressed up ice ridge, Seal Bay

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Antarctica
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Postcard featuring a coloured print of the Australian flag, with an inset photograph of five mounted horsemen

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Scenic Sydney - St. Andrew's Cathedral - Near Manly

Scenic Sydney - St. Andrew's Cathedral - Near Manly

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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Grayling

Grayling

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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Convict love token from Charles Lamb, 1826

Convict love token from Charles Lamb, 1826

Timothy Millett collection
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Copy of Stradivari's 'Maurin' violin, made by Australian mastercraftsman A E Smith in 1946

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EV Llewellyn collection
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Violins
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Arthur E. Smith
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1946
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La Mascotte at Her Majesty's

La Mascotte at Her Majesty's

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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View showing bridge, Yarrawonga, Vic

View showing bridge, Yarrawonga, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Yarrawonga, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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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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Postcard featuring Law Courts, Melbourne

Postcard featuring Law Courts, Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne Law Courts, Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1874
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Sunset - Centennial Park Sydney

Sunset - Centennial Park Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Centennial Park, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Print - An Alarming Reason - We're Run away with No Mistake

Print - An Alarming Reason - We're Run away with No Mistake

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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The Main Event from the Air. The British Empire Exhibition (1924)

The Main Event from the Air. The British Empire Exhibition (...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Wembley, Greater London, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1924
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Close Shave

Close Shave

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1998
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Cycling jersey that belonged to Ken Ross

Cycling jersey that belonged to Ken Ross

Ken Ross collection
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Sports clothing
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Mr Ken Ross
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Waterfall in Tasmania

Waterfall in Tasmania

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Postcard featuring 11 composite photographs showing scenes of women beneath banners

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Trinity Church and Argyle Cut, Rocks, Sydney

Trinity Church and Argyle Cut, Rocks, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Argyle Cut, The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Australian Native, the Picnic

Australian Native, the Picnic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Norman A. Lindsay
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Emu egg carved with image of a dingo and possum by Bill Reid

Emu egg carved with image of a dingo and possum by Bill Reid

Bill Reid - John Cawte collection
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Engraved emu eggs
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Bill Reid
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Frank Proust at crash site of Southern Cloud

Frank Proust at crash site of Southern Cloud

Frank Proust collection
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Photographs
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Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Alan Kemp
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1958
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Q.V. Markets Sydney, U.S.A. Fleet Visit

Q.V. Markets Sydney, U.S.A. Fleet Visit

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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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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QSL card for VK8T, The voice of the Inland

QSL card for VK8T, The voice of the Inland

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1936
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Bark painting featuring an oval shape outlined in black & white

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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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Maria
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1965
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Postcard featuring a jockey on a horse - Ossian

Postcard featuring a jockey on a horse - Ossian

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Aboriginals, La Perouse

Aboriginals, La Perouse

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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National Model and Training School, Melbourne, in the 'Fifties

National Model and Training School, Melbourne, in the 'Fifti...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1850
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Certificate

Certificate

Woodleigh Shorthorn Stud collection
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Prize certificates
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Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria
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1967
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Children's wooden rocking horse

Children's wooden rocking horse

Tony Preston collection no. 1
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Rocking horses
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Postcard featuring a coloured head portrait of an

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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L Garling
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Skirt made from a black velvet horizontal stripe over a pink-coloured base fabric

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Skirts
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Ceremonial shovel used for the turning of the first sod at works on railways commenced at Port Augusta, Oodnadatta, Tarcoola and Alice Springs between 1912 and 2001

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Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Shovels
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Baron Thomas Denman
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1912
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Coogee from the south, NSW

Coogee from the south, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Coogee, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Presbyterian Church, Marrickville

Presbyterian 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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Farm Cove, Sydney

Farm Cove, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Farm Cove, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Photograph of ship flying American flag

Photograph of ship flying American 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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'Time Change' p.1

'Time Change' p.1

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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Lantern slide - View from the sea of Point Charles lighthouse, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Lantern slides
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1905
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Painting depicting a crocodile, by David Milaybuma

Painting depicting a crocodile, by David Milaybuma

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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David Milaybuma
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Blue Lake, Mt Gambier, SA

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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Australian Aboriginal Ceremony - Spearing the Alligator

Australian Aboriginal Ceremony - Spearing the Alligator

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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Charles H. Kerry
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Sawfish

Sawfish

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 6
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Bark paintings
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Umbakumba, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nagungaba
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1969
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Black and white cartoon titled 'Photographing marbles'

Black and white cartoon titled 'Photographing marbles'

Judy Horacek collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Ms Judy Horacek
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1997
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George Str., Sydney

George Str., Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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