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Incised shield with white pigment decoration

Incised shield with white pigment decoration

Stan Mitchell collection
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Shields
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1963
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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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Peter U. Tipiloura
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QSL card for VK2XM, Australia

QSL card for VK2XM, Australia

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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Painting depicts numerous panels containing fish

Painting depicts numerous panels containing fish

Professor Adolphus Elkin collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Different people do different jobs

Different people do different jobs

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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Angeline Poantumilui
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Winnie Hannan [nee O'Sullivan] having a chat with boxer Tommy Burns

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Kevin Hannan collection
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Photographs
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Clovelly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Winnie O'Sullivan
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1946
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Glass plate negative - Sand deposited between kitchen and meat house during a single sandstorm, Miranda Station, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1919
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QSL card for VK2HH

QSL card for VK2HH

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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Convict love token from Thomas Alsop, 1833

Convict love token from Thomas Alsop, 1833

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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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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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Wood and brass telescope tube in a leather case used by Captain John Gore

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Jack Gallaway collection
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Telescopes
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London, England
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Peter Dollond
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Notice of Classification issued by Local Board no 15, New York County New York

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Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Personal papers
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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Wood carving - female human figure

Wood carving - female human figure

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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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Macleay St, Potts Point, Sydney

Macleay St, Potts Point, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Cream cotton unlined baby cap with broderie anglaise and drawn thread work

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Baby caps
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1860
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Parramatta - Old Government House

Parramatta - Old Government House

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Macquarie Lighthouse, Sydney

Macquarie Lighthouse, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Outer South Head, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Treasurer rushes

The Treasurer rushes

Political Cartooning 2006 collection - Sean Leahy
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Cartoons
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Mr Sean Leahy
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2006
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Gagarrar, Menyaba and Wuluwulg - a Bremer Island story

Gagarrar, Menyaba and Wuluwulg - a Bremer Island story

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mathaman Marika
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1910
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The Final Hearing of the Kenbi Land Claim of 1995, (turtle shell) by Gullawun Daniel Lee, 1999

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Gullawun Daniel Roque Lee collection
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Cox Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gullawun D. Lee
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1994
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Postcard of a tram at Coogee Beach

Postcard of a tram at Coogee Beach

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Coogee Beach, Coogee, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1923 5CV 'Type C' torpedo' Citroen motor car that Nevill Westwood drove on the first around Australia circuit by a car in 1925

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Ron Westwood collection
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Motor cars
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1923
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Champion Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1887

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1887
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Postcard featuring a coloured printed drawing of naval sailors firing a ships gun at sea.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Fitzgerald model train locomotive, tender and six carriages

Fitzgerald model train locomotive, tender and six carriages

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy trains
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The Human Flag, U.S.A. Fleet Celebrations

The Human Flag, U.S.A. Fleet Celebrations

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Cotter Dam, Canberra

The Cotter Dam, Canberra

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Cotter Dam, Cotter, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Early snow from Charlotte Pass, Mt Kosciusko

Early snow from Charlotte Pass, Mt Kosciusko

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Kosciusko, Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Lilian Anderson (nee Faithfull)? -Taken at Springfield 1916.

Lilian Anderson (nee Faithfull)? -Taken at Springfield 1916.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Lettercard - NSW

Lettercard - NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Railway Bridge, Bridgewater, South Australia

Railway Bridge, Bridgewater, South Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bridgewater, Adelaide Hills, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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Caulfield Cup, 1905

Caulfield Cup, 1905

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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South Caulfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1905
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Miniature First World War service medals belonging to Edgar Percival

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Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Miniature medals
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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Employment reference for W H Treloar from McDonald's Motor Works and Garage, Hamilton

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Eric J Treloar collection
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Business letters
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N McDonald
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1911
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The Cave Garden, MT Gambier, SA

The Cave Garden, MT Gambier, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Greetings from Dubbo

Greetings from Dubbo

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Dubbo, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Paperwork associated with commemorative airmail box

Paperwork associated with commemorative airmail box

Glenn Piper collection
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Documents
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Note with jumper depicting the wild rivers logo by the Tasmanian Wilderness Society.

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Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Notes
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Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia
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Senator Bob Brown
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Letter on brown paper with blue printing, addressed to Keith Mens from G. Douglas Brown, 4DB

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Letters
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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'Regulations for all rural workers involved in the Cropping Cycle of a GMO' by Diana Boyer

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Diana Boyer collection
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Welcome to democracy

Welcome to democracy

Political Cartooning 2006 collection - Dean Alston
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Cartoons
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Mr Dean Alston
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2006
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Diary for 1966, containing details of daily personal and school events

Diary for 1966, containing details of daily personal and sch...

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Diaries
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1965
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List of fishing flies

List of fishing flies

Alfred Ronalds collection
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Lists
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Australia Day, Hobart, July 30, 1915

Australia Day, Hobart, July 30, 1915

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1915
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Handwritten note about friendship

Handwritten note about friendship

Ruby Lee collection
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Notes
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1952
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Child on Rocking Horse

Child on Rocking Horse

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Kodak
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Telegram sent to Leo Steger by his mother in 1946

Telegram sent to Leo Steger by his mother in 1946

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 2
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Telegrams
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Germany
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Mrs Ulga Steger
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1946
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Handwritten recipe for Black Puddings

Handwritten recipe for Black Puddings

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Manuscripts
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Certificate awarded to Mrs V. Wilson at the West Wyalong  P.A.H. & I. Association Annual Show, 1966 for first prize for a jug cover

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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West Wyalong, New South Wales, Australia
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West Wyalong P A H & I Association
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1966
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'Kiriwirri' by Jan Billycan, 2008

'Kiriwirri' by Jan Billycan, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Bidyadanga (La Grange), Western Australia, Australia
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Jan Billycan
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2008
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Convict love token from James Pratt, 1836

Convict love token from James Pratt, 1836

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Milk agitator used at the Lincoln Park Dairy, Essendon, Victoria

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Conway Tighe collection
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Dairy equipment
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Essendon, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Oval-shaped iron coolamon

Oval-shaped iron coolamon

Scott Rainbow collection
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Containers
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Western Australia, Australia
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Dancing

Dancing

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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Anne M. Munkara
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Postcard featuring a colour image of the 'Ozone' at sea, passing Pile Light, Port Phillip

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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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1925
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Parallel metal tracks on the road near a corner hotel

Parallel metal tracks on the road near a corner hotel

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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South Australia, Australia
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1909
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The Pastoral Revew

The Pastoral Revew

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Skin Hunters

Skin Hunters

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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A MacInnes
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Manuscript titled 'From Sleeping Beauty's stage'

Manuscript titled 'From Sleeping Beauty's stage'

Everitt and George Family collection
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