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Glass plate negative - Rock paintings, Forrest River, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

Glass plate negative - Rock paintings, Forrest River, Wester...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Forrest River, Western Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1916
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Digging stick

Digging stick

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Digging sticks
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Albury, New South Wales, Australia
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Scene in the Harbour at Swatow - Sept 1921

Scene in the Harbour at Swatow - Sept 1921

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Letter from Alexander Mussen to Thomas Mussen, August 1862

Letter from Alexander Mussen to Thomas Mussen, August 1862

Alexander Mussen collection
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Letters
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Alexander Mussen
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1862
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2091 HMS Victory

2091 HMS Victory

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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London, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1905
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Hand-made sympathy card

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Bali Bombings 2002 Memorial - Parliament of Victoria collection
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Cards
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Kuta, Bali, Indonesia
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2002
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Buildings beside water, lit by moonlight

Buildings beside water, lit by moonlight

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Diary account of the Thornycroft Expedition into Central Australia to recover the bodies of aviators Anderson and Hitchcock in 1929

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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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Postcard featuring a verse titled

Postcard featuring a verse titled "Chase the Kaiser".

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Wood carving - Bunbulama - Yirrkala, 1948

Wood carving - Bunbulama - Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Wood carvings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mawalan Marika
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1948
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Hotel Mansions, Kings Cross, Sydney

Hotel Mansions, Kings Cross, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Long-handled carriage whip.

Long-handled carriage whip.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Whips
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First Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1890

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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1890
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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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St Therese's School
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'My flag' by Paul Bong

'My flag' by Paul Bong

Paul Bong collection
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Etchings
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Paul Bong
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2014
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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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House of Representatives chamber, Federal Parliament House, Canberra FCT

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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Songs and their Singers - Any Rags

Songs and their Singers - Any Rags

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Bread Manufacturer's Licence dated 30th April 1955

Bread Manufacturer's Licence dated 30th April 1955

ET Fealy collection
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Licences
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8017 L'express du Simplon

8017 L'express du Simplon

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Advertising card featuring Eddie McGoorty vs Jeff Smith

Advertising card featuring Eddie McGoorty vs Jeff Smith

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising cards
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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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Flora T
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Bomber

Bomber

Political Cartooning 2006 collection - Jock Alexander
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Cartoons
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2006
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Opossum

Opossum

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Glass plate negative - Man stalking  kangaroo, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Postcard showing a three masted ship run aground with the name Chateaubriand

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sturt Bay, Yorke Peninsula, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1912
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Courtroom sketch of the Chamberlain trial by Veronica O'Leary, October 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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376 mile - Tents pitched beside railway tracks. Trans-Australian Railway

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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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St Thomas Church, Enfield

St Thomas Church, Enfield

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Enfield, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1915
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Courtroom sketch of the Chamberlain trial by Veronica O'Leary, dated 28 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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Barren Jack looking downstream from Contractors Tramline

Barren Jack looking downstream from Contractors Tramline

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Burrinjuck Dam, Burrinjuck, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Australian bush track - Christmas greetings

Australian bush track - Christmas greetings

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Postcard featuring racehorse - Acrasia

Postcard featuring racehorse - Acrasia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Art Series
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Royal Visit Souvenir Program (for visit by Queen Elizabeth II to Canberra in 1954)

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Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Programs
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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HMS Triumph

HMS Triumph

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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England
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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Farm workers at Boondara,

Farm workers 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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Receipt from Tirranna race club 1874

Receipt from Tirranna race club 1874

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Receipts
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1974
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Great Fire at Newcastle, David Cohen & Co's Magnificent Warehouse Destroyed, Damaged

Great Fire at Newcastle, David Cohen & Co's Magnificent Ware...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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David Cohen & Co Ltd
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1908
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The Weir, Yarrawonga, Victoria

The Weir, Yarrawonga, Victoria

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Yarrawonga, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Assistant No. 4927, Jack's Day Nov 1st 1918

Assistant No. 4927, Jack's Day Nov 1st 1918

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1918
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Susan Maple-Brown as a young girl.

Susan Maple-Brown as a young girl.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Portrait photographs
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Envelope addressed to Miss Faithfull, 17 March 1914

Envelope addressed to Miss Faithfull, 17 March 1914

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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Pultenaea gunnii

Pultenaea gunnii

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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My home

My home

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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Mary Agnes Timaepatua
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Constance Faithfull, Florence Ethel (Bobbie) Faithfull on cushion and Ethel Faithfull

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Invitation 'To meet Mr Tatsuo Kawai, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary of Japan...', 1941

Invitation 'To meet Mr Tatsuo Kawai, Envoy Extraordinary and...

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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1941
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Mosman Bay, NSW

Mosman Bay, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mosman Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Marna House, north-east garden, Healesville, Vic

Marna House, north-east garden, Healesville, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Healesville, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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QSL card for VK3KK, Australia

QSL card for VK3KK, Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Morain Lake, Valley of the Ten Peaks

Morain Lake, Valley of the Ten Peaks

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Canada
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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31 The Strike, 1909 - Block 10 Escort

31 The Strike, 1909 - Block 10 Escort

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
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Broken Hill Proprietary Limited
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1909
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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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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Marie C. Kerinaiua
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Sample - Plant

Sample - Plant

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Botanical specimens
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Captain Charles Sturt
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1874
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Black and white lantern slide of a sketch - Joseph (Joe) Byrne

Black and white lantern slide of a sketch - Joseph (Joe) Byr...

Christies Auction collection
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Lantern slides
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Joseph (Joe) Byrne
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School report

School report

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Reports
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Rose Bay, Sydney NSW

Rose Bay, Sydney NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Rose Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Lane Cove River, Sydney, N.S.W. Christmas Greetings

Lane Cove River, Sydney, N.S.W. Christmas Greetings

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Lane Cove River, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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QSL card for VK4GU, Australia

QSL card for VK4GU, Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Newtown Bridge and Enmore Tram Terminus

Newtown Bridge and Enmore Tram Terminus

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1905
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Orroroo, South Australia, Australia
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Orroroo Agricultural Society Incorporated
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1939
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