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Large square, arch and round windows from Play School

Large square, arch and round windows from Play School

Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) - Play School collection ...
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She must suffer to look beautiful

She must suffer to look beautiful

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Letter to The Manager, Parliament House Dining Room, Canberra, ACT, from H Grattan Guinness, Managing Editor, 20th Century Fox Movietone News

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Betty Hall collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1944
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Dianthus Carthus Ianorum

Dianthus Carthus Ianorum

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Advertising card featuring boxer Milburn Saylor, 'Light-weight Tornado', 7 March 1914

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising cards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Milburn Saylor
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1914
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Lady Denman naming the Federal City, CANBERRA 12.3.13

Lady Denman naming the Federal City, CANBERRA 12.3.13

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Capital Hill, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Howard & Shearsby
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1913
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Studio portrait photograph of Thomas Hinton with a collaged 'Advance Australia' banner

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Thomas Hinton collection
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Albumen prints
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Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Thomas Hinton
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Lilium Bulbiferum

Lilium Bulbiferum

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Postcard featuring a busy tram

Postcard featuring a busy tram

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photocopy of technical diagram for installation and display of Parliament House Embroidery, top elevation

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Embroiderers' Guilds of Australia collection
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Diagrams
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Bark painting depicting a Rainbow Serpent by John Mawurndjul, Marrkolidjban, 1981

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Marrkolidjban, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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John Mawurndjul
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1981
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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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Machattie Park and Court House, Bathurst, 1905

Machattie Park and Court House, Bathurst, 1905

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1905
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390 & 392 Bondi Junction, Sydney

390 & 392 Bondi Junction, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Bondi Junction, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Spear

Spear

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Spears
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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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Not provided
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1974
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Certificate of free pardon

Certificate of free pardon

Owen Suffolk's Free Pardon collection
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Certificates
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Victoria, Australia
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Sir John H. Manners-Sutton
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1866
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Transcription of Hobart Monument, 25 September 1865

Transcription of Hobart Monument, 25 September 1865

Margot Child collection
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1865
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QSL card for VK3TL

QSL card for VK3TL

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Cowan Creek

Cowan Creek

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bananas

Bananas

Political Cartooning 2006 collection - John Farmer
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Cartoons
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Mr John Farmer
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2006
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Post Office, Melbourne, in the 'Fifties'

Post Office, Melbourne, in the 'Fifties'

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1850
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Bark painting depicting a 'nature story' of dukala, possums and lambalk, the sugar glider, by Bardayal Nadjamerrek

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Kurrhkurr, Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bardayal Nadjamerrek
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1970
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Custom-made hay baling hook

Custom-made hay baling hook

Barry Cranston collection
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'Purlpa' by Dadda Samson, 2007

'Purlpa' by Dadda Samson, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Dadda Samson
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2007
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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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John M. Munkara
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Convict love token engraved with the initials S.C., 1824

Convict love token engraved with the initials S.C., 1824

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Kuru Ala by Sallyanne Roberts

Kuru Ala by Sallyanne Roberts

Songlines - Sallyanne Roberts collection
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Acrylic paintings
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Nyapari Homeland, South Australia, Australia
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Sallyanne Roberts
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2012
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Australian Natives - The picnic

Australian Natives - The picnic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Norman A. Lindsay
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Her Majesty's Queensland Native Police by Bevan Hayward [Pooaraar]

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Pooaraar Bevan Hayward collection no. 1
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Drawings
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Mr Pooaraar Bevan Hayward
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1992
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Certificate awarded at the Traralgon and District Agricultural Society's 80th Spring Exhibition, 1968 for a tatted butterfly doily

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Traralgon, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1968
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Certificate awarded at the Royal National Agricultural and Industrial Association of Queensland, 1953 for first prize for dark green quilted cushion cover

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1953
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Wooden container, painted by Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi, 1978

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Containers
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi
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1978
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Bark painting 'Cut-up Kangaroo ready for Ceremonial cooking' by Dick Nguleingulei Murrumurru, Gunbalanya, 1974

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Dick N. Murrumurru
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1974
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Victory March Through London, 3rd May, 1919

Victory March Through London, 3rd May, 1919

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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London, England
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J. Beagles & Co.
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1919
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No Music in the Australian Bush..

No Music in the Australian Bush..

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Norman A. Lindsay
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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Cape Stewart, North Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Postcard titled 'Your old Aunts are very anxious about you' by May Gibbs

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Cecilia M. Gibbs
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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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Cosmas Damien Tipiloura
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Boondara, showing horse teams pulling wagons loaded with wool bales

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Boondara, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1918
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Land Kangaroo

Land Kangaroo

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Namerredge
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Letter

Letter

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Letters
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Chungking, China
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1935
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Hands Off!! Rainforests

Hands Off!! Rainforests

Cairns and Far North Queensland Environment Centre collection
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Banners
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Ida Mc Leish
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Prince Street & clock tower, Grafton NSW

Prince Street & clock tower, Grafton NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Spear

Spear

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Car travelling along a bush road which is cut into a hillside

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Bathurst Eisteddfod Society

Bathurst Eisteddfod Society

Ben Chifley collection no. 3
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Receipts
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Advertising card featuring Nat Williams

Advertising card featuring Nat Williams

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Baker's Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1914
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Handwritten note

Handwritten note

Ruby Lee collection
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Peggy Howard
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Film negative - Outcrop of desert sandstone, Lambina Soakage Well, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1903
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Scythe

Scythe

David Crane and Alice Sutton collection no. 2
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Scythes
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Cootamundra, New South Wales, Australia
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Gardens on North Terrace, Adelaide, SA

Gardens on North Terrace, Adelaide, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Gross Valley, Blackheath, NSW

Gross Valley, Blackheath, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Blackheath, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Glass plate negative - Women's camp fight, photographed by Herbert Basedow

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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1922
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Pencil sketch depicting a church

Pencil sketch depicting a church

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Portrait of a woman, Ooldea, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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1920
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Courtroom sketch of the Chamberlain trial by Veronica O'Leary, dated 25 October 1982.

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Veronica O'Leary collection no. 1
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Courtroom drawings
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ms Veronica O'Leary
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1982
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'Tingarri men and Initiates at Marabindinya [Marrapintinya]', painted by Anatjari No 1 Tjampitjimpa, 1980

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Anatjari (. Tjampitjimpa
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1980
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Hypocalymna robustum. Pink myrtle

Hypocalymna robustum. Pink myrtle

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Brown Corke & co, general merchants

Brown Corke & co, general merchants

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Nathalia, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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'Mirkantji', painted by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, 1977

'Mirkantji', painted by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, 1977

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Kaapa M. Tjampitjinpa
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1977
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