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Diary account of the Thornycroft Expedition into Central Australia to recover the bodies of aviators Anderson and Hitchcock in 1929

Diary account of the Thornycroft Expedition into Central Aus...

Sharp and Cook collection
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Diaries
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Tanami, Australia
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Mr Leslie S. Miles
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1929
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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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Australia Greets America

Australia Greets America

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Courtroom sketch 'Bradley' by Veronica O'Leary, 1982.

Courtroom sketch 'Bradley' by Veronica O'Leary, 1982.

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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Stretched possum skin with wooden pegs

Stretched possum skin with wooden pegs

Tooloyn Koortakay collection
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Animal skins
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East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Vicki Couzens
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2002
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Lookstick used by Rear Admiral John Gore

Lookstick used by Rear Admiral John Gore

Jack Gallaway collection
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Telescopes
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London, England
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Gilbert and Co London
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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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Sepia colour photograph of Sydney Harbour from Lavender Bay

Sepia colour photograph of Sydney Harbour from Lavender Bay

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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Painting depicting eight concentric dot circles joined by lines, and one separate circle

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Barney W. Tjakamarra
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1981
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Patrick Kantilla
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Sepia photograph of a military band

Sepia photograph of a military band

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Child's drawing by Lucille Poantamului titled 'The children on the water', Bathurst Island NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lucille Poantamului
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Sepia photograph of procession of sailors and tram

Sepia photograph of procession of sailors and tram

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Convict love token with a woman with an anchor

Convict love token with a woman with an anchor

Timothy Millett collection
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'Tingarri men and Initiates at Marabindinya [Marrapintinya]', painted by Anatjari No 1 Tjampitjimpa, 1980

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Anatjari (. Tjampitjimpa
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1980
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Black georgette chemise-style dress worn at the opening of Parliament House in Canberra on 9 May 1927

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Reverend and Mrs WH Robinson collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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1927
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Head ornament

Head ornament

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Postcard featuring a comic pen and ink sketch of a soldier shaving in a trench while shells explode close by

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Film negative - Alice Springs, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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1920
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Yachting Sydney Harbour, Bonnington's Irish Moss

Yachting Sydney Harbour, Bonnington's 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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Advertising card featuring boxer Milburn Saylor, 'Light-weight Tornado', 28 March 1914

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Milburn Saylor
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1914
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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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Message stick

Message stick

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not known
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1960
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Armband - Milingimbi, N.T.

Armband - Milingimbi, N.T.

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Armbands
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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'Eh! But its gran' stuff.' -Sanderson's Scotch

'Eh! But its gran' stuff.' -Sanderson's Scotch

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Scotland
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Glass plate negative - One of the vice-regal cars bogged on the Burt Plain, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1923

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1923
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Silk postcard with embroidered butterfly and flower imagery relating to Alf Barkle and his World War One service

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John Murray collection
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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Cape Stewart, North Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Courtroom sketch 'Professor Barry Boettcher. professor forensic science, Newcastle University.' by Veronica O'Leary dated 30 September 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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Bark container

Bark container

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Containers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Wooden carving of a crocodile

Wooden carving of a crocodile

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Wood carvings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Greetings from Rockdale

Greetings from Rockdale

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Rockdale, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1907
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Wombat

Wombat

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Richard Hollis & Sons .66 calibre single shot percussion pistol probably used by bushranger Frank Gardiner

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Thelma Brown collection
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Pistols
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Birmingham, West Midlands, England
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Richard Hollis & Son
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1832
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Convict love token engraved with the names John Hobbs and George Brown, 1834

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Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Convict love token from W.G., 1837

Convict love token from W.G., 1837

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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Alice in Anderson's Wonderland City Bondi

Alice in Anderson's Wonderland City Bondi

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bondi, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Alice the Elephant
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1906
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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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Men dressed as clowns and soldiers

Men dressed as clowns and soldiers

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Belfast, Northern Ireland
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Wedding photograph of Sylvia and John Parsons with their wedding party.

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Parsons collection
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Gunning, New South Wales, Australia
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1941
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Pass for press travelling with the Prime Minister

Pass for press travelling with the Prime Minister

Alan Reid collection
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Passes
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Maroondah Dam, from Gracedale, Healesville, Victoria

Maroondah Dam, from Gracedale, Healesville, Victoria

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Maroondah Reservoir, Maroondah, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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The Fernery Road to Mt Camberwarra, NSW

The Fernery Road to Mt Camberwarra, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Cambewarra Mountain, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Burnie showing the pier, Tasmania

Burnie showing the pier, Tasmania

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Burnie, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Lettercard:  Mosman Bay, Sydney, N.S.W

Lettercard: Mosman Bay, Sydney, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mosman Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1912
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Convict love token from William Pritchard, 1830

Convict love token from William Pritchard, 1830

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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S.S.Wallongbar at Jetty - Byron Bay

S.S.Wallongbar at Jetty - Byron Bay

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Magellan Clouds

The Magellan Clouds

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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Kulpidja
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1948
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Ve 8 Hankow 12 14 1640....VERY DELIGHTED LOVE, KARL

Ve 8 Hankow 12 14 1640....VERY DELIGHTED LOVE, KARL

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Telegrams
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Photographic postcard of Sunlight Football club, 1914

Photographic postcard of Sunlight Football club, 1914

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1914
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Dog of a Year

Dog of a Year

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1998
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Film negative - Mustering yards, Oenpelli, Northern Territory,  photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1928
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Folding postcard with photographs of Wagga Wagga, NSW

Folding postcard with photographs of Wagga Wagga, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Armadale, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Parsley Bay

Parsley Bay

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Parsley Bay, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Painting by Benita Clements titled 'Namatjira Family'

Painting by Benita Clements titled 'Namatjira Family'

Ngurratjuta Many Hands collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Benita Clements
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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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Custom-made hay baling hooks

Custom-made hay baling hooks

Barry Cranston collection
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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1950
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Springfield before 1880s

Springfield before 1880s

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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