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It was very difficult - at first

It was very difficult - at first

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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Group of Ostriches

Group of Ostriches

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Oil on linen portrait of the racehorse 'Jorrocks'

Oil on linen portrait of the racehorse 'Jorrocks'

Jorrocks collection
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Unknown Artist
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1840
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Barama spreads the Sacred Law.

Barama spreads the Sacred Law.

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Narritjin Maymuru
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Carved wallaby

Carved wallaby

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1915
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Film negative - The Kimberley Downs wagon team carting supplies from Derby, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1916
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Two Turtles by Billy Yirawala

Two Turtles by Billy Yirawala

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yirawala
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'Minyma Kutjarra' by Pulpurru Davies, 2008

'Minyma Kutjarra' by Pulpurru Davies, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Patjarr, Western Australia, Australia
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Pulpurru Davies
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2008
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Boondara - showing horses pulling wagons loaded with wool bales; dated Aug 1918.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Boondara, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1918
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Periwinkle painting the Petals

Periwinkle painting the Petals

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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Photocopy of technical diagram for installation and display of Parliament House Embroidery, side elevation

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Embroiderers' Guilds of Australia collection
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Diagrams
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Launching of New Manly Steamer 'Binngarra' at Woolwich Dockyard

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Exchange Studios
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1905
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Torrens Lake, Adelaide, South Australia

Torrens Lake, Adelaide, South Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearheads
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Prince of Wales

Prince of Wales

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Portrait photographs
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Yellow child's bicycle from about 1950 owned by Marjorie Bragg

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Marjorie Bragg collection
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Bicycles
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Crystal Palace, Sydney

Crystal Palace, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Grosvenor Hotel, Church Hill, Sydney, NSW

Grosvenor Hotel, Church Hill, Sydney, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bendorp's Royal Dutch Cocoa and Confectionery

Bendorp's Royal Dutch Cocoa and Confectionery

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Faithfull family group outside Big House at Springfield

Faithfull family group outside Big House at Springfield

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Black and white photograph depicting Olive Peatfield, Amy Hudson, Hazel Pritchard, Mollie Flaherty, Alicia Walsh, Margaret Peden, Kath Smith, Alice Wegemund, all holding flowers as they depart Sydney, 1937

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Amy Hudson collection
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Photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Olive Peatfield
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1937
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Gupupuyngu mortuary rites.

Gupupuyngu mortuary rites.

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Binyinyuway
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1967
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Lilian Faithfull

Lilian Faithfull

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Flying Foxes and Baby Brolga Hut painting.

Flying Foxes and Baby Brolga Hut painting.

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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Postcard featuring a photograph of large pitched camp of Mena, Egypt

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Egypt
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Wunderlich New Deep Corrugated Durabestos Roofing and Wallsiding

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Wunderlich Limited
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Native Women Camel Drivers, South Aust.

Native Women Camel Drivers, South Aust.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Five girls on horseback including Bobbie and Valerie Faithfull.

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Miss Tittell Brune

Miss Tittell Brune

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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At the shaft

At the shaft

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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J Hutchings
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Fibre basket by Sarah Brooks, 2008

Fibre basket by Sarah Brooks, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Sarah Brooks
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2008
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Water Lily Lagoon

Water Lily Lagoon

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tampurruworriwua
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Postcard featuring a coloured print showing draped

Postcard featuring a coloured print showing draped "British ...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL card for 2SM, Broadcasting Station

QSL card for 2SM, Broadcasting Station

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1936
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Glimpse of City Skyline from the Botanical Gardens, Sydney, N.S.W

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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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Stretched possum skin with wooden pegs

Stretched possum skin with wooden pegs

Tooloyn Koortakay collection
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Samples
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East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Vicki Couzens
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2002
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Mauve leather right shoe, with a baby Louis heel and a narrow pointed toe

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Shoes
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1910
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Colour poster with the caption Buy New Zealand honey, issued by the Empire Marketing Board

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National Symbols Poster collection no. 2
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Advertising posters
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England
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Ferrier's Lever Wool Press, Serial No 1831, made by Humble & Sons, Geelong, c.1912

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Department of Administrative Services collection
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Wool presses
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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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Humble and Sons
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1876
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Cook's River, Marrickville NSW

Cook's River, Marrickville NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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R. Hardy Society Athlete

R. Hardy Society Athlete

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Certificate awarded at the Traralgon and District Agricultural Society's 80th Spring Exhibition, 1968 for a tatted butterfly doily

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Traralgon, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1968
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Aboriginals, Albany WA, Entrance, Princess Royal Harbour, Albany WA, King River, Albany WA

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Albany, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Wattle Day badge

Wattle Day badge

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Commemorative badges
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Australian Wattle Day League
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1914
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Convict love token from William Harris, 1843

Convict love token from William Harris, 1843

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Black and white photograph of Edgar Richard Mayne and Sidney Hand Emery on board the S.S. Niagara

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Nanette Ward collection
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Photographs
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United States of America
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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Handwritten poem titled A

Handwritten poem titled A "Dirge" for 1934

John Collinson Close collection
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Manuscripts
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1934
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Medicine is to be taken in Water

Medicine is to be taken in Water

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Dr E J. Chowne
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1906
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Advance Australia

Advance Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Flora White
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The Colonial House Museum, Argyle Bond Store

The Colonial House Museum, Argyle Bond Store

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Domain and Harbour from St. Mary's Cathedral, Sydney

The Domain and Harbour from St. Mary's Cathedral, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Domain, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Boondara, horses hitched to a wagon loaded with wool bales

Boondara, horses hitched to a wagon loaded with wool bales

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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Boondarra 1918

Boondarra 1918

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Untitled painting by Ada Bird Petyarre

Untitled painting by Ada Bird Petyarre

Helen Eager and Christopher Hodges collection no. 2
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Acrylic paintings
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Utopia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ada B. Petyarre
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1990
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Special award certificate given at the Hay Pastoral & Agricultural Association 94th Annual Show, 1966 for a cross stitch delphinium tray cloth

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Hay, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1966
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The Faraway

The Faraway

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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Sunshine Review, no. 27, January 1955

Sunshine Review, no. 27, January 1955

Loretta Edmonston collection
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Newsletters
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Sunshine Harvester Works
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Mary Knight-Gregson and her mother driving in a sulky

Mary Knight-Gregson and her mother driving in a sulky

Mary Willsallen collection
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Photographs
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Bathurst City Croquet Club

Bathurst City Croquet Club

Ben Chifley collection no.3
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Receipts
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Round copper plaque

Round copper plaque

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Plaques
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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North Head Quarantine Station
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