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Colour photograph of the launch of the Peace Bus, Hobart, October 1984

Colour photograph of the launch of the Peace Bus, Hobart, Oc...

Hobart Peace Centre collection
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Photographs
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Rodney Baker
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1984
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Boat Fishing at Great Lake Tasmania

Boat Fishing at Great Lake 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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'The Eagle Hawk Men, Garagan and Gulmadja, and the Flying Fox Girls' by Mungurrawuy Yunapingu, Yirrkala, 1967

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mungurrawuy Yunupingu
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1967
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Normanby goldfield, near Bown, North Queensland

Normanby goldfield, near Bown, North Queensland

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bowen, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Brass winding key for chronometer

Brass winding key for chronometer

Department of Defence collection
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Keys
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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A glimpse of Sydney from Neutral Bay

A glimpse of Sydney from Neutral Bay

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Neutral Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Table D'Hote room, Langham Hotel

Table D'Hote room, Langham Hotel

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 J. Gollar, 1837

Convict love token from J. Gollar, 1837

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Post Office, Liverpool

Post Office, Liverpool

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Liverpool, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1907
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Hatchet head

Hatchet head

HP Moss collection
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Edge-ground axe heads (stone)
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Acton, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Henry P. Moss
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1939
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Bark painting 'Creation Stories of the Manggalili Clan' by Narritjin Maymuru, Yirrkala, about 1965

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Department of Aboriginal Affairs collection no. 1
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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1965
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Monkey Brand

Monkey Brand

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Aldinga Annual Ploughing Match 1853 'Best Man'

Aldinga Annual Ploughing Match 1853 'Best Man'

David Allen medals collection
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Medals
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1853
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Carved pearlshell pendant that resembles a dhari headdress with a drum below it

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Tony Shibasaki collection
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Pendants
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Thursday Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Mr William A. Shibasaki
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2001
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Special resolution passed at meetings of the Members of J.B Young Limited, 1936

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J B Young Ltd collection
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Business records
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1936
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St. Mary's Cathedral, Sydney, NSW

St. Mary's Cathedral, Sydney, NSW

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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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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Richard C. Fernando
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Notes on Colourless Wax

Notes on Colourless Wax

Alfred Ronalds collection
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England
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Alfred Ronalds
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1836
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After a snowfall, showing a school and Methodist Church

After a snowfall, showing a school and Methodist Church

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Three page folded letter from John Close to Alice Close, Antarctica 1911

Three page folded letter from John Close to Alice Close, Ant...

John Collinson Close collection
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Letters
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Antarctica
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Mr John Henry Collinson Close
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1912
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Courtroom sketch of the Chamberlain trial 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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Vehicle compliance plate for Prototype No. 1 Holden sedan

Vehicle compliance plate for Prototype No. 1 Holden sedan

Ian Metherall collection
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Motor car components
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Detroit, Michigan, United States of America
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1946
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Smith's Weekly - Armistice Number, Facsimile of Historic Cease Fire Order..., 1936

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Robbie Swan collection
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Advertising posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Smith's Weekly
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1936
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Camera lens

Camera lens

Robert and Irene Goard collection
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Camera lenses
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Opening of Parliament

Opening of Parliament

Marcia Rankin collection
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Oil paintings
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Sir Ivor H. Hele CBE
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1954
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Disastrous Fire. Smithfield Freezing Works June 21 1929

Disastrous Fire. Smithfield Freezing Works June 21 1929

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1929
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George Street Buckfield Hill, Sydney

George Street Buckfield Hill, 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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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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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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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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Wayback

Wayback

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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'Time Change'

'Time Change'

Diana Boyer collection
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Paintings
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Diana Boyer
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Zoological Gardens, Sydney, N.S.W

Zoological Gardens, Sydney, N.S.W

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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1911
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"SECOND PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1908, A., P., AND H. SOCIETY"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1908
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Chinese Government Radio Service radiogram

Chinese Government Radio Service radiogram

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Radiograms
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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Archibald Memorial. Sydney, N.S.W.

Archibald Memorial. Sydney, N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Hyde Park, 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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Marie B. Timaepatui
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Goulburn to Sydney Road Race 1928 - Winner's medal

Goulburn to Sydney Road Race 1928 - Winner's medal

Ken Ross collection
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Sports medals
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ken Ross
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1928
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Booka Bay, Ettalong, NSW

Booka Bay, Ettalong, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Ettalong Beach, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Panorama left side - Australian Camp - Mena, Cairo

Panorama left side - Australian Camp - Mena, Cairo

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Cards
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Cairo, Egypt
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Anvil [stone implement]

Anvil [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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Photograph of ship flying American flag

Photograph of ship flying American flag

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Undiscovered #2, from a series of ten prints by Michael Cook, 2010

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Michael Cook collection
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Prints
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Mr Michael Cook
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2010
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearheads
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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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Concepta Puautjinni
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Hand-drawn family tree of the Pitt family

Hand-drawn family tree of the Pitt family

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Genealogical charts
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Sketch portrait of a male, identified as Sir Arthur Fadden (Treasurer, leader National Party, briefly Prime Minister), by Sir Ivor Hele

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Marcia Rankin collection
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Sketches
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Sir Ivor H. Hele CBE
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Convict love token for Thomas Lock

Convict love token for Thomas Lock

Convict Love Token collection no. 1
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Convict love tokens
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England
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1830
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Wrist band or Gethau Musurr

Wrist band or Gethau Musurr

Solomon and Josephine Ahmat collection
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Wristbands
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Aboriginal breastplate for King Tommy of Waverney

Aboriginal breastplate for King Tommy of Waverney

Errol Beutel collection no. 2
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Waverney, Queensland, Australia
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Errol Beutel
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1974
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Fresh-water Tortoise, Mimila

Fresh-water Tortoise, Mimila

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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The Black Ant, Uaipa

The Black Ant, Uaipa

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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Unknown
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1948
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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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St Therese's School
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Wooden shield

Wooden shield

Papuan Official collection
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Shields
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Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Animal long bone awl

Animal long bone awl

Gladys Henry collection
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Awls
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Euramo, Tully, QLD, Australia
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Not provided
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1970
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Convict love token captioned

Convict love token captioned "When this you see"

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Eskbank Station

Eskbank Station

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Ashfield, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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M A Broadhurst Photo
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1923
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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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Gordon Pukangamirri
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Railways of Australia Gold Life Pass issued to the Hon H W J McEwen

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Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Transport passes
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Australia
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Commonwealth Railways
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