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Image Title and Collection What Where Who When
Bark painting 'Female Namurrordo, Malicious Spirit of the Stone Country' by Charlie Najombolmi, Balawurru

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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Film negative - Home of Bullion Mine, near Barrow Creek, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1924

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1924
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King Pepper of the Biria Burdekin River 1897

King Pepper of the Biria Burdekin River 1897

L Richard Smith breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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1897
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Pink dance program  titled 'Government House'

Pink dance program titled 'Government House'

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dance programs
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Wunderlich New Deep Corrugated Durabestos Roofing and Wallsiding

Wunderlich New Deep Corrugated Durabestos Roofing and Wallsi...

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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Wunderlich Limited
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A label with text starting

A label with text starting "This belt belonged to Hargreaves...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Labels
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Handwritten recipe

Handwritten recipe

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Manuscripts
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Carved and mounted coconut

Carved and mounted coconut

Papuan Official collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Black bible associated with Ben Chifley

Black bible associated with Ben Chifley

Ben Chifley collection no. 3
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Bibles
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Mr Joseph B. Chifley
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Young Girls by Wally Mandarrk

Young Girls by Wally Mandarrk

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mandarg
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1987
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Envelope addressed to Mrs Faithfull, postmarked

Envelope addressed to Mrs Faithfull, postmarked "NEW YORK MA...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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New York, United States of America
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Five girls on horseback including Bobbie and Valerie Faithfull.

Five girls on horseback including Bobbie and Valerie Faithfu...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Shell ornament

Shell ornament

Mervyn Meggitt collection
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Ornaments
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Sailing Sydney Harbour, Bonnington Irish Moss

Sailing Sydney Harbour, Bonnington Irish Moss

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Copy of Stradivari's 'Alard' violin, made by Australian mastercraftsman A E Smith in 1954

Copy of Stradivari's 'Alard' violin, made by Australian mast...

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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1954
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Snowcapped Hills of Yass

Snowcapped Hills of Yass

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Yass, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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There were seven of them altogether

There were seven of them altogether

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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Convict love token to Maria

Convict love token to Maria

Timothy Millett collection
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Painting no. 4, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - Goorialla making Minalinka lagoon

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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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Bark painting depicting a centre rectangular pole, probably a log coffin, and includes fish and a bird

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Maningrida Arts and Crafts 1982 collection
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Bark paintings
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yuyunna
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Australian rugby league cap, 1924

Australian rugby league cap, 1924

Vic Armbruster collection
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Caps
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Australia
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Vic Armbruster
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1924
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Postcard featuring a sepia photograph of bush shanties and people boating on Wingecarribee River, Berrima, N.S.W.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Berrima, New South Wales, Australia
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Robertsons Point, Cremorne, Sydney NSW

Robertsons Point, Cremorne, Sydney NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Cremorne, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Achromatic, brass telescope eyepiece used by Captain John Gore

Achromatic, brass telescope eyepiece used by Captain John Go...

Jack Gallaway collection
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Telescope accessories
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London, England
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Peter Dollond
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Postcard with photograph captioned Haymaking

Postcard with photograph captioned Haymaking

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Charles H. Kerry
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C.A. Spurgin Hairdresser & Tobacconist

C.A. Spurgin Hairdresser & Tobacconist

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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C.A. Spurgin Hairdresser and Tobacconist
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1909
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Kelp armour by Vicki West, 2003

Kelp armour by Vicki West, 2003

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Vicki West collection
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Sculptures
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Tasmania, Australia
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Vicki West
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Wool team, with a cart loaded with wool bales which are stamped with the letters

Wool team, with a cart loaded with wool bales which are stam...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Victoria versus New South Wales 4 Sept 1964

Victoria versus New South Wales 4 Sept 1964

History of Netball - Margaret Pewtress collection
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Scoresheets
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FIFA Centennial Order of Merit medal

FIFA Centennial Order of Merit medal

John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Medals
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Johnny Warren MBE OAM
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The Race Course, Grafton, NSW

The Race Course, Grafton, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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NSW Govt. Railways - Wynyard, Sydney

NSW Govt. Railways - Wynyard, Sydney

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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School Sports. Kempsey 1907

School Sports. Kempsey 1907

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic Postcards
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Kempsey, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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General Post Office, Sydney

General Post Office, Sydney

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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1908
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Burswood, the old home of the Henty's, Portland, Vic

Burswood, the old home of the Henty's, Portland, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Portland, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Razorback, Mt Hotham, Vic

Razorback, Mt Hotham, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Hotham, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Prize ribbon from The Royal Agricultural Society of NSW Best Exhibit Beef Shorthorn Section, Royal Easter Show 1982

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Woodleigh Shorthorn Stud collection
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Prize ribbons
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Royal Agricultural Society of NSW
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1982
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Handwritten recipe for

Handwritten recipe for "Potatoe paste"

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Manuscripts
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Browne's and Valley Lake, Mt Gambier, SA

Browne's and Valley 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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The Tourist.

The Tourist.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Journals
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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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Shell money
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Professor Wallace Edwin Armstrong
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1923
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Governance Training by Eunice Yunurupa Porter, 2011

Governance Training by Eunice Yunurupa Porter, 2011

Warakurna History Paintings collection no.2
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Paintings
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Eunice Y. Porter
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2011
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Amalgamated House & Ship Painters, Paperhangers & Decorators Employees Association (NSW)

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Andrew Reeves collection no. 5
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Membership certificates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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W C Penfold and Co Pty Ltd
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1875
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Christmas Greetings: Australian Sheep Shearing Shed -

Christmas Greetings: Australian Sheep Shearing Shed -

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1914
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Sturt St, Ballarat

Sturt St, Ballarat

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Tourist.

The Tourist.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Journals
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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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Central Railway Station, Sydney, NSW

Central Railway Station, Sydney, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Central Railway Station, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Pair of brown leather work boots associated with the Snowy Scheme

Pair of brown leather work boots associated with the Snowy S...

Snowy Scheme - Snowy Hydro collection
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Boots
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Cartmel Fell Church

Cartmel Fell Church

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

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearheads
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Fonthill Sire, 1983, 2 year old, 6 months wool

Fonthill Sire, 1983, 2 year old, 6 months wool

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Photographs
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Sawfish.

Sawfish.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 6
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nandabitta
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1969
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First World War roll of honour board, Carrington Lodge , Protestant Alliance Friendly Society of Australasia (PAFS)

First World War roll of honour board, Carrington Lodge , Pro...

Protestant Alliance Friendly Society of NSW collection
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Honour boards
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White wooden 'make-do' stool made by soldier settler Harry Newman at Narrogin, Western Australia, in 1922

White wooden 'make-do' stool made by soldier settler Harry N...

Harry and Natalie Newman collection
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Stools
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Narrogin Agricultural Area, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Henry '. Newman
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1922
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearheads
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The Hotel Manly, NSW

The Hotel 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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E D Johnson Marine Chronometer No 111, with accessories in a wooden case

E D Johnson Marine Chronometer No 111, with accessories in a...

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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Edward Daniel Johnson
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'Canning Stock Route' by Mervyn Street, 2008

'Canning Stock Route' by Mervyn Street, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Yiyili, Western Australia, Australia
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Mervyn Street
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2008
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Department of Lands, Sydney Warning Corwn Land

Department of Lands, Sydney Warning Corwn Land

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Signs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Department of Lands
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