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Greetings from the Antipodes [image of Aboriginal woman wearing red spotted scarf]

Greetings from the Antipodes [image of Aboriginal woman wear...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Clouds (painting of clouds design sacred to  Manggalili people).

Clouds (painting of clouds design sacred to Manggalili peop...

Buku-Larrngay Arts collection no. 1
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ganmirri Marika
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1985
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Creatures of the Sea

Creatures of the Sea

Keith and Elsie de Witte collection
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Bark paintings
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1971
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Envelope containing handwritten notes and postage stamps

Envelope containing handwritten notes and postage stamps

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Convict love token from W. James, 1826

Convict love token from W. James, 1826

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Watson's Bay, Sydney

Watson's Bay, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Watsons Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Ram in front of a fence with farm buildings on either side

Ram in front of a fence with farm buildings on either side

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Serena's Wedding

Serena's Wedding

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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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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John A. Munkara
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Drawn along by Fishes

Drawn along by Fishes

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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Chinese labour indenture certificate between Ng Hong and J B Simpson issued in Sydney in 1851

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Tim McCormick collection
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Indentures
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ng Hong
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1851
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Certificate permitting A Jedrzejowski leave from 1400-2300 hours on 31 August 1946, for the purpose of going to Naples

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Andrzej Jedrzejowski collection
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Travel documents
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1946
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School report

School report

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Reports
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May Gibbs - We are the Gumnut Corps..

May Gibbs - We are the Gumnut Corps..

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Cecilia M. Gibbs
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Crystal Palace, Sydney

Crystal Palace, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Larry Coonan (left) and Frank Feast ready to leave a lunch camp, 1928

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Frank E Feast collection
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Australia
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Mr Frank E. Feast
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1928
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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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Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Alan Kemp
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1958
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'Canning Stock Route Country' by Clifford Brooks, 2007

'Canning Stock Route Country' by Clifford Brooks, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Wiluna, Western Australia, Australia
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Clifford Brooks
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2007
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A palace or grand house in France

A palace or grand house in France

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Australian Aborigines' Mission. Miss Baker, Secretary. Mission House, La Perouse

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Lionel says:

Lionel says: "K.O. litter - don't rubbish Australia!"

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 19
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Lionel Rose
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1966
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Norddeutscher Lloyd, Bremen

Norddeutscher Lloyd, Bremen

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Germany
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Birdsville, Alex Rabig's house

Birdsville, Alex Rabig's house

Noelle Sandwith collection no. 2
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Negatives
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Birdsville, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Noelle O. Sandwith
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1953
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Bread carter's book

Bread carter's book

ET Fealy collection
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Account books
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Sydney Harbour from Dawes Point

Sydney Harbour from Dawes Point

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

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Enfield, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Enfield Progressive Association
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Bark painting

Bark painting

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Snake Bay, Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Paddy Fish (Fisherman), Irimiati
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1965
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Women's Dreaming, by Emily Kame Kngwarreye

Women's Dreaming, by Emily Kame Kngwarreye

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Emily K. Kngwarreye
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Painting has a central image of a cross surrounded by a square infilled with linear patterning

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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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Maudie Tipupaju
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1965
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Peggy's Pont, Balmoral Beach, NSW

Peggy's Pont, Balmoral Beach, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Balmoral Beach, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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1929
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Narra ceremony by Birrikidji Gumana, Yirrkala, 1967

Narra ceremony by Birrikidji Gumana, Yirrkala, 1967

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Birrikitji Gumana
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1967
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Glass plate negative - Members of vice-regal party standing around three Dort cars, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1923

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Central Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1923
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Ceramic bust of John Pascoe Fawkner

Ceramic bust of John Pascoe Fawkner

John Batman and John Pascoe Fawkner Pottery Bust collection
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Busts
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr John P. Fawkner
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1934
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Ceramic ginger beer jar

Ceramic ginger beer jar

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Jars
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Mr William Derham
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1908
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Sepia photograph over looking a town

Sepia photograph over looking a town

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Beach, Coogee NSW

The Beach, Coogee NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Coogee Beach, Coogee, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Wooden bangle painted with a colourful design

Wooden bangle painted with a colourful design

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bangles
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Bronwyn Bancroft
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1990
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Mechanic's Institute

Mechanic's Institute

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Cremorne Point from Neutral Bay, NSW

Cremorne Point from Neutral Bay, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Cremorne Point, Cremorne, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Aboriginal breastplate for Bulgra, King of Arremutta 1920

Aboriginal breastplate for Bulgra, King of Arremutta 1920

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Arrawatta, New South Wales, Australia
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Bulgra
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1920
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Carbon copy of letter to Rolls Royce seeking information on modifications to engine, 19 March 1980.

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Neil Jensen collection
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Letters
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Silver medallion presented to S Emanuel to commemorate the visit of HRH Prince Alfred in 1868

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Emanuel Family collection
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Medallions
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Horticultural Society of New South Wales
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1868
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Helipterum Exiguum

Helipterum Exiguum

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1875
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Children's sports Empire day 1908

Children's sports Empire day 1908

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Black leather lash with wooden handle

Black leather lash with wooden handle

Neville Locker collection
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Whips
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Point Puer, Carnarvon Bay, Tasmania, Australia
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1834
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Falconer No 4916 chronometer

Falconer No 4916 chronometer

Bureau of Mineral Resources collection no. 1
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Chronometers
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The Ocean Beach, Palm Beach, NSW

The Ocean Beach, Palm Beach, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Palm Beach, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Hawkesbury A College, Richmond NSW

Hawkesbury A College, Richmond NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Richmond, Hawkesbury, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Blue grey zip front shift dress

Blue grey zip front shift dress

Hanna Lemberg collection
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Dresses
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Group of figures, sitting and standing on the steps of Bluestone Cottage

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Postcard featuring a comic pen and ink sketch of :

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Htel Macquarie, Port Macquarie

Htel Macquarie, Port Macquarie

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Jessie Harris (nee Baker) with her children,  Jessie, Phyllis, George (Tom)

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Interstate carnival 26th August 1968

Interstate carnival 26th August 1968

History of Netball - Margaret Pewtress collection
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Leaflets
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Colour poster with the caption Buy Australian Sultanas, issued by the Empire Marketing Board

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National Symbols Poster collection no. 2
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The squatter's hornpipe

The squatter's hornpipe

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Norman A. Lindsay
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1904
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Railways of Australia Gold Life Pass issued to the Hon Harold Holt

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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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Glass plate negative - A widow, Yandruwandha people, Innamincka station, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1919
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View showing Mount Lofty, SA

View showing Mount Lofty, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mount Lofty, Mount Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Blue Mountain resorts poster by Percy Trompf

Blue Mountain resorts poster by Percy Trompf

Percy Trompf collection no. 1
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