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When the boys come home

When the boys come home

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Great Britain
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1919
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QSL card for 2CH Broadcasting Station

QSL card for 2CH Broadcasting Station

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1936
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Australian Commonwealth / Military Forces

Australian Commonwealth / Military Forces

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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'The Dancing Women at Nyuminga' painted by by George Tjungurrayi, 1976

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Warra Wea, Western Desert, Australia
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George Tjungurrayi
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1976
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Pen and ink drawing depicting a young boy and horse

Pen and ink drawing depicting a young boy and horse

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sketches
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General Post Office (Sydney)

General Post Office (Sydney)

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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1907
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Land Management, Burning Country by Dianne Ungukalpi Golding

Land Management, Burning Country by Dianne Ungukalpi Golding

Warakurna History Paintings collection no.2
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Dianne U. Golding
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2012
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Souvenir badge in commemoration of the Royal visit to Australia in 1954, worn in Canberra by Petronella Wensing

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Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Commemorative badges
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mrs Petronella Wensing
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1954
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The DC4 Skymaster, Australian National Airways

The DC4 Skymaster, Australian National Airways

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Letter from Samuel Bromley to Thomas Mussen, November 16th 1864

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Alexander Mussen collection
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Letters
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Pyramul, New South Wales, Australia
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Reverend Samuel Bromley
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1864
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Snow scene, Mt Hotham, Vic

Snow scene, Mt Hotham, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mount Hotham, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Courtroom sketch 'Sgt. Charlwood.' by Veronica O'Leary, dated 20 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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Children's Beach, Manly NSW

Children's Beach, Manly NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Hovea Heterophylla

Hovea Heterophylla

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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Home Leigh, North Botany

Home Leigh, North Botany

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Botany, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Parliament House, Adelaide, SA

Parliament House, Adelaide, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Parliament House, Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Photograph of Minnie Valentine, Jim Valentine and Minnie's relations

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Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Bexley - Christchurch and School Hall

Bexley - Christchurch and School Hall

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Bexley, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bark painting depicting two circles, one black with red and white outlines and one white with red lines

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Snake Bay, Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Paddy Bush
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1965
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Relics of Convict Discipline

Relics of Convict Discipline

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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John W. Beattie
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Letter and envelope from Joan Richmond - Sydney

Letter and envelope from Joan Richmond - Sydney

Joan Richmond collection
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Letters
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Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1931
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For Interstate Travel the Railway is always the best way!

For Interstate Travel the Railway is always the best way!

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 6
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Posters
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1935
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At close of day. Sydney by Moonlight

At close of day. Sydney by Moonlight

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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Fair Breeze

Fair Breeze

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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A folder for a letter

A folder for a letter

Tony Hill collection no. 4
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Folders
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London, England
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Newman & Co
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Port Jackson

Port Jackson

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Port Jackson, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Big Iron Store, Andrew Phillips Importers & General Merchant

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1 Mile Country Championship NSW 1926 sash

1 Mile Country Championship NSW 1926 sash

Ken Ross collection
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Mr Ken Ross
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1926
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Postcard featuring St. Georges Terrace, Perth

Postcard featuring St. Georges Terrace, Perth

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Bernly Savoy Hotel.  Kings Cross. Sydney

Bernly Savoy Hotel. Kings Cross. Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Piece of a turtle shell

Piece of a turtle shell

Herbert E Read collection
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Animal parts
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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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Robina Tipakilippa
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Pencil sketch depicting a bridge

Pencil sketch depicting a bridge

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Holden tiepin

Holden tiepin

Jack Heenan collection
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Tiepins
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GM Holden Ltd
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1956
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Tower and Tower Bridge, London

Tower and Tower Bridge, London

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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T.S.S. Port Macquarie

T.S.S. Port Macquarie

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1914
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Sepia photograph of Mundaring Weir, 1912

Sepia photograph of Mundaring Weir, 1912

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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NPY Women's Council by Eunice Yunurupa Porter

NPY Women's Council by Eunice Yunurupa Porter

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Eunice Y. Porter
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2011
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Ship with two masts

Ship with two masts

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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England, Great Britain
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Turtle shell

Turtle shell

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 2
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Animal parts
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Come over here!

Come over here!

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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London, England
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Solomon Bros, LTD
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Bruce Coaldrake collection
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Postcard featuring a sepia photograph of a standing soldier,in a slouch hat and buttoned up greatcoat, with his hand on a rattan chair

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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1918
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Rose Bay, Sydney, NSW

Rose Bay, Sydney, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Rose Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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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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Fairy Bower and arine Parade Manly NSW

Fairy Bower and arine Parade Manly NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Portraits of the aboriginal inhabitants

Portraits of the aboriginal inhabitants

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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George French Angas
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1847
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Brown leather armchair associated with Ben Chifley

Brown leather armchair associated with Ben Chifley

Ben Chifley collection no. 2
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Armchairs
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Barton, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Joseph B. Chifley
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Four men posing on and beside a rail-drawn vehicle. 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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The Starfish Kadikata

The Starfish Kadikata

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Unknown
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1948
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Postcard featuring a printed photograph of a man on a platform

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Ireland
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Painted marine turtle shell featuring thirteen totemic animals representing the clans of the Lardil people of Mornington Island

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Blair Gardner collection no. 1
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Artworks
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Lindsay Roughsey
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1978
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SS Westralia River Derwent Hobart

SS Westralia River Derwent Hobart

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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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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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Message stick

Message stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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Not provided
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1926
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19th Century folk art diorama which portrays Governor William Bligh's arrest during the Rum Rebellion in 1808

19th Century folk art diorama which portrays Governor Willia...

Sotheby's collection no. 2
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Dioramas
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Australia
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Unknown
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1808
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Typus orbis descriptione Ptolemaei

Typus orbis descriptione Ptolemaei

Typus Orbis Descriptione Ptolemaei Map collection
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Maps
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Alexandria, Egypt
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Ptolemy
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1540
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Black and white photograph depicting a man standing in a garden in front of a large building

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Personal letter from Eliza Batman to her daughter Elizabeth, describing the drowning in the Yarra River of her son John Charles Batman

Personal letter from Eliza Batman to her daughter Elizabeth,...

John Batman Documents collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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John Batman
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1845
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