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Painting depicts kangaroo painted in the X-ray style

Painting depicts kangaroo painted in the X-ray style

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Yiwun Y. Maduwarr
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Up for a spell

Up for a spell

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr James A. Turner
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Yala, the sweet potato

Yala, the sweet potato

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Johnny W. Tjupurrula
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1975
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Photographic print depicting the toy theatre with adjoining side curtains

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Everitt and George Family collection
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Photographic prints
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Royal Agricultural and Horticultural Society of South Australia
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1956
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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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Coloured photographic postcard 'LIFE IN THE BACK BLOCKS', about 1905

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Rabbits in Australia collection no. 3
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Riding habit

Riding habit

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Jackets
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Ceramic Toby jug titled J Arthur

Ceramic Toby jug titled J Arthur

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Toby jugs
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1915
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Hotel Canberra, ACT

Hotel Canberra, ACT

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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'Storm at Camps on the Rain Dreaming Trail', painted by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, 1978

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Kaapa M. Tjampitjinpa
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1978
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Florence Faithfull

Florence Faithfull

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Asymmetrical brown boomerang

Asymmetrical brown boomerang

Daisy Bates and Herbert Browne collection
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Boomerangs
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Western Australia, Australia
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Daisy M. Bates CBE
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Pencil sketch depicting a waterfall

Pencil sketch depicting a waterfall

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sketches
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Photographic glass plate positive depicting group of white men, an Aboriginal woman and Aboriginal child in front of tent

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Richard Daintree collection
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Glass plate positives
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Queensland, Australia
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Richard Daintree
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1860
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'Nyaru' by Brandy Tjungurrayi, 2007

'Nyaru' by Brandy Tjungurrayi, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Balgo, Western Australia, Australia
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Brandy Tjungurrayi
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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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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Francis F. Munkara
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Kooramook

Kooramook

Tooloyn Koortakay collection
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Drawings
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East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Vicki Couzens
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2002
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CALL AGAIN OLD MAN - THANKS FOR A MILLION

CALL AGAIN OLD MAN - THANKS FOR A MILLION

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Horses and Cowboy 1997, 1999

Horses and Cowboy 1997, 1999

Liesl Rockchild collection
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Bush toys
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Titjikala, Northern Territory, Australia
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Johnny Young
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1997
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Florence and Christine Williamson under verandah, Munyang

Florence and Christine Williamson under verandah, Munyang

Snowy Scheme - Christine Filiamundi collection
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Photographs
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Munyang, Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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John P. Williamson
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1953
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Parramatta as it was 100 years ago

Parramatta as it was 100 years ago

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Cyrus E. Fuller
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1888
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Bullion box with waterproof cover

Bullion box with waterproof cover

Neville Locker collection
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Strongboxes
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Darling Harbour, Sydney

Darling Harbour, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Extract from Mr Charles Matcham's letters to a relative in England 1834

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Documents
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Ford Abbey, Oakhampton, Devon

Ford Abbey, Oakhampton, Devon

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Invitation 'To have the honour of meeting Her Excellency, the Viscountess Galway...', 1938

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Betty Hall collection
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Invitations
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1938
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Certificate awarded to V.M. Wilson at the Narromine Show for second prize for a painted table centre

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Narromine, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1967
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Handmade chart on the uses of French personal pronouns

Handmade chart on the uses of French personal pronouns

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Charts
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Bark painting depicting a spirit being Durlklorrkilorrken alternatively known as Balangdjangarlayn 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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Page with two poems

Page with two poems

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Pages
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay) at Kulama Time.

Milikapiti (Snake Bay) at Kulama Time.

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Milikapiti, Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tipurrukuwamirri
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Glazed stoneware vase with Tiwi birds by John Bosco Tipiloura, Bathurst Island, 1978

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Vases
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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John B. Tipiloura
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1978
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Kangaroo and Joey  with Saratoga Fish.

Kangaroo and Joey with Saratoga Fish.

Dorothy Bennett collection
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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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Painting depicts a large serpent coiled around 7 white eggs, surrounded by several figures

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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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Mithinarri Gurruwiwi
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1965
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The Manuscript

The Manuscript

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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John W. Alexander
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Summer Hill Station

Summer Hill Station

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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NCR electro-mechanical ticket selling machine, used by the West Australian Totalisator Agency Board

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West Australian Totalisator Agency Board collection
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Ticket machines
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Western Australia, Australia
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National Cash Register
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1962
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Sepia photograph of street bordered by recently planted palm trees

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Aboriginal breastplate for Tommy, Constable Wellington

Aboriginal breastplate for Tommy, Constable Wellington

E Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Wellington, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Photographic postcard depicting a man dressed in a suit

Photographic postcard depicting a man dressed in a suit

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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In Memory of the Victims of Bali in Loving Reflection

In Memory of the Victims of Bali in Loving Reflection

Bali Bombings 2002 Memorial - Parliament of Victoria collection
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Commemorative banners
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Flemington, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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2002
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'Weinberg's Mahalla Cigarettes' tobacco tin containing cigarette cards collected by Alice Eaton (néeYoxon)

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Alice Eaton collection
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Cigarette cards
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Right boot used by Jim Pike

Right boot used by Jim Pike

Jim Pike collection
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Boots
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Black and white photograph - Mission school

Black and white photograph - Mission school

Dieter Kohl collection
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Photographs
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Prostanthera nivea

Prostanthera nivea

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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Rough seas, Australia coast

Rough seas, Australia coast

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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P & O S.S. Moldavia at Malta

P & O S.S. Moldavia at Malta

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Malta
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Masonic Grand Director's baton

Masonic Grand Director's baton

Ronald L Gale Masonic collection no. 1
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Batons
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Mr Ronald L. Gale
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1970
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Turtle Hunt Series (2 of 3).

Turtle Hunt Series (2 of 3).

Buku-Larrngay Arts collection no. 1
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Bark paintings
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Galuru, North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nyapilingu Dhamarrandji
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1985
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A group of children on a corner outside a church

A group of children on a corner outside a church

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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First Anzac Day, 25th April, 1916 for Classes V and VI

First Anzac Day, 25th April, 1916 for Classes V and VI

Sir Littleton Groom collection
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Commemorative books
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Parliament House, Sydney

Parliament House, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Parliament House, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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Flemington Race Course

Flemington Race Course

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Flemington, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Letter from Percival Aircraft Co. to Mons. F. Dufaux

Letter from Percival Aircraft Co. to Mons. F. Dufaux

Neil Jensen collection
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Letters
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Shorn sheep in a pen outside a shed at Boondara

Shorn sheep in a pen outside a shed at Boondara

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Boondara, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1918
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Sepia photograph of the Australian Cricket team taken at Southend Ground, England 1921

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Nanette Ward collection
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Photographs
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England
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1921
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Electric radiator

Electric radiator

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Electric radiators
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Toronto, Lake Macquarie, NSW

Toronto, Lake Macquarie, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Toronto, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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