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Photographic postcard of the P.O. Pirates rugby league football team

Photographic postcard of the P.O. Pirates rugby league footb...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Kodak
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1912
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Sepia photograph of people standing outside a bank in Scone

Sepia photograph of people standing outside a bank in Scone

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Scone, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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"FIRST PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1905"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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1905
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'Opossum Tree Dreaming', by Narritjin Maymuru, 1966

'Opossum Tree Dreaming', by Narritjin Maymuru, 1966

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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Narritjin Maymuru
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1966
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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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Postcard showing a three masted boat and an enclosed multistoried vessel

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Waterfall

Waterfall

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Tetratheca ciliata

Tetratheca ciliata

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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1876
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Bully about to be combed

Bully about to be combed

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sketches
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Brass telescope eyepiece used by Captain John Gore

Brass telescope eyepiece used by Captain John Gore

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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Transcription of Hobart Monument

Transcription of Hobart Monument

Margot Child collection
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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HMS Drake

HMS Drake

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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England
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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Postcard featuring Alf Dean, Prize Coach Builder, Goulburn

Postcard featuring Alf Dean, Prize Coach Builder, Goulburn

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Alf Dean
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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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Leah Kerinaiua
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Convict love token engraved with the initials G.W., J.W. and W.W., 1834

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Timothy Millett collection
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Ship docked at Pier Four Walsh Bay

Ship docked at Pier Four Walsh Bay

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Kodak Ltd
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Ship docked at timber wharves with city behind

Ship docked at timber wharves with city behind

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mayngu Dhoeri pearlshell headdress made by Sipau Audi Gibuma

Mayngu Dhoeri pearlshell headdress made by Sipau Audi Gibuma

Sipau Audi Gibuma Headdress collection
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Headdresses
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Boigu Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Sipau Audi Gibuma
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1990
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Letter from Nephew & Cousin / George to Aunty, Uncle & Enid, written at sea on 28 November 1941

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Enid Treadgold collection
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Five Dock, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William R. Glover
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1941
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Motor Fishing Vessel Hong Hai, which transported 38 Vietnamese refugees to Australia in 1978

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Tran Thi Nga collection
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Fishing boats
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An-Hoa, Kien Gaing, Vietnam
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Captain Van S. Truong
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1969
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After the ball was over...

After the ball was over...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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1906
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Report detailing the results of the Magnetical, Nautical and Meteorological Observations...

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Burke and Wills collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Professor Georg B. von Neumayer
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1860
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'Gurindji Land Rights Now'

'Gurindji Land Rights Now'

Jim Bradman collection no. 1
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Stickers
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Trafic [sic] line and approach to Australian Camp - Mena, Cairo

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Cairo, Egypt
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Wellington NZ, The Harbour

Wellington NZ, The Harbour

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Wellington, North Island, New Zealand
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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1907
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I like eating goose my father hunt it

I like eating goose my father hunt it

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Louis J. Tipungwuti
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Two women wearing hats, the woman on the left is holding a book

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Certificate awarded at the Rocklea Agricultural & Industrial Association, 1963 for first prize for a jug cover

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Rocklea, Queensland, Australia
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Rocklea Agricultural & Industrial Association
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1963
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Shell

Shell

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Shells
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Certificate awarded at the Agricultural and Pastoral Society of Southern Queensland, Centenary Year Show 1859-1959, Beenleigh for second prize for a tatted butterfly doily

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Beenleigh, Queensland, Australia
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Beenleigh Express Print
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1959
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Greetings from Lismore

Greetings from Lismore

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lismore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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The Malaparra Possum Story

The Malaparra Possum Story

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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Billy Stockman Tjapaltjarri
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1976
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Glass plate negative - Week old baby sleeping in a wooden container, Innamincka station, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1919
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Convict love token from John Giddens

Convict love token from John Giddens

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Bark painting 'Two Mimi Spirits (males) dancing' by Paddy Compass Namatbara, Croker Island, 1963

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Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Paddy C. Namatbara
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1963
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Fibre basket by Renette Biljabu, 2008

Fibre basket by Renette Biljabu, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Renette Biljabu
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2008
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Postcard featuring a coloured drawing of three [comic Prussian geese], captioned

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Berlin, Germany
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1917
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Ron Bell collection
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Spearheads
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Ashfield Railway Station

Ashfield Railway Station

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Ashfield, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1906
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Light Horse in action, Romani, Palestine, 1916

Light Horse in action, Romani, Palestine, 1916

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1916
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Sunlight Soap.  Cottage Home, Greendale Road, Port Sunlight

Sunlight Soap. Cottage Home, Greendale Road, Port Sunlight

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Kelp water carrier by Verna Nichols

Kelp water carrier by Verna Nichols

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Verna Nichols collection
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Containers
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Tasmania, Australia
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Verna Nichols
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'Lake Disappointment' by Clifford Brooks, 2007

'Lake Disappointment' 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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View from Commandant's Quarters, Port Arthur

View from Commandant's Quarters, Port Arthur

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Port Arthur, Tasman Peninsula, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Rolling parallel rule and case used by James Pitkeathly

Rolling parallel rule and case used by James Pitkeathly

James Pitkeathly collection no. 1
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Parallel rules
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William Alfred Harris wearing a cap, with his wife, Jessie (nee Baker) and their children.

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Glass plate negative - Crown Point, very near the Finke River, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1923

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Crown Point, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1923
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The Close Gate, Salisbury

The Close Gate, Salisbury

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Eriostemon squameus

Eriostemon squameus

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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1876
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Victory March Through London, 3rd May, 1919

Victory March Through London, 3rd May, 1919

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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London, England
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J. Beagles & Co.
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1919
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Convict love token from Fredrick Bloodswort, 1840

Convict love token from Fredrick Bloodswort, 1840

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Photograph of racehorse

Photograph of racehorse "Carbine"

Nanette Ward collection
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London, England
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Sport & General Press Agency Ltd
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1913
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The Glowlamp Fairy

The Glowlamp Fairy

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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Bark painting depicting a 'nature story' of dukala, possums and lambalk, the sugar glider, by Bardayal Nadjamerrek

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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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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Ehrharta Stipoides

Ehrharta Stipoides

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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1873
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Sir Ernest Cable's property, Devon 1915,

Sir Ernest Cable's property, Devon 1915,

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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MacDonald toy train hopper wagon

MacDonald toy train hopper wagon

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy railway cars
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Condolence card from Thien to the victims of the Bali bombings

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Bali Bombings 2002 Memorial - Parliament of Victoria collection
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Greeting cards
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Kuta, Bali, Indonesia
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2002
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Bohemian Dramatic Co Sydney & Melbourne - Vene Linden

Bohemian Dramatic Co Sydney & Melbourne - Vene Linden

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Fraser and Jenkinson
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Nor' West Black

Nor' West Black

Patricia Heath collection
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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