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Oval toy shield made from wood, with three sticks inserted through two holes in the posterior surface, to form the handle

Oval toy shield made from wood, with three sticks inserted t...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Toys
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Alberga River, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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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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A View of the Ostrich Farm

A View of the Ostrich Farm

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Courtroom sketch 'Dr. Tony Jones, forensic pathologist cross examined by Mr Andrew Kirkham' by Veronica O'Leary, dated 8 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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Eskbank Station

Eskbank Station

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Germany
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Mr Frederick P. Hobbs
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1909
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Mauve satin covered ladies left shoe

Mauve satin covered ladies left shoe

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Switzerland
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Farmers Co Ltd
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1920
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Muraina's Quarrel with Gandji, the Jabilai Man and Wurrban, the Emu Woman.

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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Djawa
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Wooden highchair with white leather harness

Wooden highchair with white leather harness

Doris Nash collection
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Highchairs
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Iram Nash
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1875
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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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Large building in Sydney (Sydney Hospital)

Large building in Sydney (Sydney Hospital)

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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Waratahs. For Auld Lang Syne

Waratahs. For Auld Lang Syne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Jimmy, King of Wurtimurti

Jimmy, King of Wurtimurti

L Richard Smith breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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King Jimmy
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The beautiful Blue Lake, Mt Gambier, SA

The beautiful 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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Balmain, Sydney, N.S.W

Balmain, Sydney, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Biography of cartoonist Cecil White

Biography of cartoonist Cecil White

Vane Lindesay collection no. 1
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Biographies
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Mr Vane Lindesay
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1976
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Symmetrical red-brown boomerang

Symmetrical red-brown boomerang

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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Diary of Edgar Richard Mayne, containing details of the Australian Cricket Team tour to England and South Africa, 1921

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Nanette Ward collection
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Diaries
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London, England
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Charles Letts and Co.
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1921
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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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1982
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Welcome home to the 10th and 11th East Yorkshire Battalions and the 146th Heavy Battery programme

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Enid Treadgold collection
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Programs
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Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England
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British Army
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1918
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Sketchbook, 'SPRING 05 -SUMMER 06', Diana Boyer

Sketchbook, 'SPRING 05 -SUMMER 06', Diana Boyer

Diana Boyer collection
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Sketchbooks
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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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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Whetstone [stone implement]

Whetstone [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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Courtroom sketch 'The Crown Lawyers' by Veronica O'Leary, 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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Black and white photograph of the Faithfull family group

Black and white photograph of the Faithfull family group

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Barron Falls. Cairns District. Q,1905

Barron Falls. Cairns District. Q,1905

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Barron Falls, Cairns District, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1905
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Kerry Series 9 - Pioneer Life: General Store on a New Goldfield

Kerry Series 9 - Pioneer Life: General Store on a New Goldfi...

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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Scorpion model vertical boiler and engine (donkey engine)

Scorpion model vertical boiler and engine (donkey engine)

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Small scale models
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Golden bird of paradise

Golden bird of paradise

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Art Series
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Australian swimmers Fanny Durack and Mina Wylie with British swimmer Jennie Fletcher

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National Sports Information Centre collection
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Photographs
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Australia
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Miss Sarah Frances 'Fanny' Durack
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1910
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The Strange Snake

The Strange Snake

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Cardo Kerinaiua
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Workshops, model prison, Tasmania

Workshops, model prison, 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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Lantern slide - Herbert Basedow interviewing Danbidelli (Jim Mariner), photographer unknown, Innamincka, South Australia, 1919

Lantern slide - Herbert Basedow interviewing Danbidelli (Jim...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Lantern slides
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Innamincka, South Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1919
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Scout's Grong Grong Quarterly Competition certificate

Scout's Grong Grong Quarterly Competition certificate

Barry Williams collection
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Certificates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1942
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Certificate

Certificate

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Prize certificates
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Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
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1885
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Commercial Banking Co. Ltd Sydney

Commercial Banking Co. Ltd Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Commercial Banking Company of Sydney Limited
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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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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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Michael Munkara
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Six female figures seated on a log, with two dogs - Sunday morning / at the Rocks

Six female figures seated on a log, with two dogs - Sunday m...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Aboriginal breastplate for Timothy, Chief of Merricumbene

Aboriginal breastplate for Timothy, Chief of Merricumbene

E Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Merricumbene, New South Wales, Australia
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Timothy
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1835
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Browne's & Valley Lakes, Mt Gambier, SA

Browne's & Valley Lakes, 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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Victoria versus Tasmania 1 Sept 1964

Victoria versus Tasmania 1 Sept 1964

History of Netball - Margaret Pewtress collection
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Scoresheets
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View in Botanical Gardens, summer

View in Botanical Gardens, summer

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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1906
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Champion Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, Wagga Wagga, 1890

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1890
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The Cotter Dam, Canberra

The Cotter Dam, Canberra

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Cotter Dam, Cotter, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Pigmented cylindrical basket

Pigmented cylindrical basket

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Baskets
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Elcho Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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View of Bathurst & Mt Panorama, from Peacock's Orchard

View of Bathurst & Mt Panorama, from Peacock's Orchard

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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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Norwood Cricket Club A grade Premiers, 1913-14 team

Norwood Cricket Club A grade Premiers, 1913-14 team

Nanette Ward collection
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Gilbert Meller Studios
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1913
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Sketchbook of Aboriginal people in hunting, fighting and ceremonial scenes by Tommy McRae, about 1860

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Derrick Nightingale collection
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Sketchbooks
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Victoria, Australia
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Tommy McRae
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1875
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Letter from Sir Littleton Groom dated June 26th 1905

Letter from Sir Littleton Groom dated June 26th 1905

Sir Littleton Groom collection
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Letters
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Aboriginal breastplate for James Fearnought, King of Merigal

Aboriginal breastplate for James Fearnought, King of Merigal

E Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Merigal, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1850
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Letter from Joan Richmond - Montelimar

Letter from Joan Richmond - Montelimar

Joan Richmond collection
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Letters
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Montelimar, France
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1932
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Convict love token engraved with the initials R.T. and C.S., 1833

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Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Sketches of Tommy's life - At the Base - No 5

Sketches of Tommy's life - At the Base - No 5

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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Naluk - The Woman

Naluk - The Woman

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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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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Squatter board game, second edition

Squatter board game, second edition

Squatter Game collection
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Board games
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Mr Robert Lloyd
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CARBINE'S MELBOURNE CUP 3 MIN 28 + 4 SEC

CARBINE'S MELBOURNE CUP 3 MIN 28 + 4 SEC

Nanette Ward collection
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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1890
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The Government Viticultural College at Rutherglan, Victoria

The Government Viticultural College at Rutherglan, Victoria

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Knife

Knife

Horne-Bowie collection
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Stone tools
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Mungeranie, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Black and white negative glass lantern slide - Base of Ayers Rock Northern Territory, showing effect of aoelian erosion, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1926
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