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Start of native canoe race, Fiji

Start of native canoe race, Fiji

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Fiji
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1908
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Emu egg carved with images of a possum and two kangaroos by Bill Reid

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Bill Reid - John Cawte collection
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Engraved emu eggs
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Aboriginal 'bora', arrival of the novices

Aboriginal 'bora', arrival of the novices

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Charles H. Kerry
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People standing in a river and rowing boats, with a bridge in the background.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Weeping Rock, Wentworth Falls

Weeping Rock, Wentworth Falls

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Message stick

Message stick

Keith Goddard collection
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East Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1948
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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Bark painting depicting the Wawilak Sisters story by Mathaman Marika, Yirrkala, 1965

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J Davidson collection no. 3
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mathaman Marika
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1965
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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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Mervyn Tungurtalum
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Poster titled 'Help Australia - Help yourself... buy WAR SAVINGS STAMPS and CERTIFICATES'

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People's Paraphernalia collection no. 10
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Australia
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Commonwealth of Australia
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1942
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Royal Agricultural Society passes

Royal Agricultural Society passes

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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House, with a fence and gate partially visible in the foreground.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Beach & Picnic Reserve Cronulla N.S.W

Beach & Picnic Reserve Cronulla N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Cronulla Beach, Cronulla, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sepia photograph of a group of people gathered for a rural event

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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The kitchen staff. Poor boys holiday camp

The kitchen staff. Poor boys holiday camp

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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1912
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O-Gauge House locomotive and tender

O-Gauge House locomotive and tender

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy locomotives
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Colour Photograph - Part of a collage of photos of protests at the South African Embassy, Canberra.

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Kerry Browning collection
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Postcard featuring a busy tram

Postcard featuring a busy tram

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Magpie

Magpie

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Neville W. Cayley Snr
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Elongate oval red pigmented wooden shield [Lyurulyuru Dreaming], painted by Dinny Nolan Tjampitjinpa, 1972

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Lew Parlette collection no. 2
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Shields
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dinny Nolan Tjampitjinpa
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1972
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The Laurel

The Laurel

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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London, England
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Tilt and Bogue
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1841
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Document about the conviction and incarceration of convict Josiah Halton

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I Dowdle collection
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1850
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Government House, Sydney

Government House, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Government House, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Village Fountain, Port Sunlight

Village Fountain, Port Sunlight

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Slipcast terracotta mug with mukata (beanie) design, made by Peter Ward using Ernabella artists designs, for Ernabella at Bondi Pavilion event, 2004

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Peter Ward
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2004
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Luncheon tendered by the Government of New South Wales to The New South Wales and Queensland Members of The Australian Coronation Contingent - Parliament House Sydney, 30th June 1937

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Betty Hall collection
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Menus
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1937
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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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Postcard featuring Queen's Square, Sydney

Postcard featuring Queen's Square, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Environmental Textures

Environmental Textures

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Delia Summers collection
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Plates
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Tasmania, Australia
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Delia Summers
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Letter from William Gray addressed to Janet Templeton, beginning 'My Dear Cousin, The case sent here-with is by Mr Guthrie...', dated 2 March 1814

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Diana Baxter collection no. 2
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Personal letters
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Glasgow, Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1814
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Lane Cove River from Greenwich, Sydney

Lane Cove River from Greenwich, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Lane Cove River, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Round white doily consisting of crocheted joined medalllions

Round white doily consisting of crocheted joined medalllions

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Doilies
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel Ester McPhee
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1916
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Two Dogs at Mungarkatakatanya

Two Dogs at Mungarkatakatanya

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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John Tjakamarra
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Cast kangaroo candlestick

Cast kangaroo candlestick

Terence Lane collection
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Candlesticks
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Sheffield, England
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John Figorski & Co
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1885
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Postcard featuring a colour image of the S.S. Suevic on a stormy sea

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Wayback

Wayback

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Her Late Husband

Her Late Husband

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Harding & Billings
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Merchant Mills Dept [18

Merchant Mills Dept [18" Milling Rolling]

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Hotel Canberra

Hotel Canberra

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Certificate awarded at the Dowerin Agricultural Society Annual Show, 1967 for first prize for a calico apron

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Central Districts Herald-Tribune
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1967
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Card to accompany cake

Card to accompany cake

Margot Child collection
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1900
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Harbord Beach showing surf sheds, Harbord NSW

Harbord Beach showing surf sheds, Harbord NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Harbord Beach, Harbord, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Surf Life Saving Australia
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Certificate awarded at the Wongan Hills and District Agricultural Society (Inc.) Show, 1965 for first prize for a snow white play apron

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Northam, Western Australia, Australia
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News-express Print
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1965
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Parkinson & Frodsham Marine Chronometer No 4164, with accessories in wooden case, used in HMAS Australia

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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Royal Australian Navy
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Entrance to Botanic Gardens, Sydney

Entrance to Botanic Gardens, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Joe Cooper he came and he chase buffalo at Paruwu at Melville Island

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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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Advertising card featuring Dave Smith

Advertising card featuring Dave Smith

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Federation Cup tennis trophy, won by M Court, E Goolagong, and L Hunt in 1971

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Evonne Goolagong Cawley collection no. 3
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Trophies
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Evonne F. Goolagong Cawley AO MBE
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1971
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City Bridge and Lake Torrens, Adelaide, SA

City Bridge and Lake Torrens, Adelaide, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Film negative - Old man Munnkie and child surprised while rabbit hunting, southern Musgrave Ranges, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1903
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Black and white photograph of US swimmer Charlotte Boyle, 1921

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National Sports Information Centre collection
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New York, United States of America
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Miss Charlotte Boyle
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1921
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Western electrical voltmeter, model 45 no. 24360

Western electrical voltmeter, model 45 no. 24360

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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Voltmeters
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Newark, New Jersey, United States of America
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Weston
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Seated on the edge of a Mauve Crocus

Seated on the edge of a Mauve Crocus

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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Child's drawing titled 'Yagan', by Alex Rowan

Child's drawing titled 'Yagan', by Alex Rowan

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Nollamara, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Alex Rowan
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Postcard featuring Canadian boxer Tommy Burns

Postcard featuring Canadian boxer Tommy Burns

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Tommy Burns
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Some Little Surprises From Katoomba

Some Little Surprises From Katoomba

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Cards
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Gympie, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Presbyterian Church, Marrickville

Presbyterian Church, Marrickville

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Painting on canvas board 'Ilpitirri - Yala Dreaming'

Painting on canvas board 'Ilpitirri - Yala Dreaming'

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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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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Mickey Mouse Weekly - Souvenir Coronation issue, 1953

Mickey Mouse Weekly - Souvenir Coronation issue, 1953

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1953
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