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Glass plate negative of 17 Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, spears against trellis fence with board bearing a wooden tape measure, photographed by Herbert Basedow, between 1911 and 1914

Glass plate negative of 17 Bathurst Island, Northern Territo...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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Note to Nancy Clements

Note to Nancy Clements

Nance Pownall collection
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England, United Kingdom
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Aberdeen and Commonwealth Line
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Wooden arrow with cardboard fletching or fin

Wooden arrow with cardboard fletching or fin

Chai Vang and Por Ye collection
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Arrows
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Appeal to the Citizens of New South Wales to raise money for the Sydney Harbour Bridge Celebrations March 1932

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Enid Treadgold collection
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Leaflets
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Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Aus...
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Mrs Elna Glover
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1931
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Blast funace Dept [Turbo-Blower]

Blast funace Dept [Turbo-Blower]

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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'Medicine Story' painted by Uta Uta Tjangala, 1971

'Medicine Story' painted by Uta Uta Tjangala, 1971

Uta Uta Tjangala collection
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Uta Uta Tjangala
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1971
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What you will see by Giving Burley a let up will make you smile

What you will see by Giving Burley a let up will make you sm...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Bark painting by Tipiloura, 'Bush by Day and by Night' or alternatively 'Cockatoo, turtle and trees, from an old hunting story of Bathurst Island'.

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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tipiloura
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New Station

New Station

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Central Railway Station, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Correa speciosa

Correa speciosa

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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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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Postcard featuring a coloured head portrait of an

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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L Garling
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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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1862
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Work on paper, in the style of a bark painting, depicting several European and Aboriginal men with spears and a crucifixion scene, Yirrkala, 1948

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1948
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Oakhampton Castle

Oakhampton Castle

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Drawings
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Four female figures mounted on horseback and one female figure standing beside a horse.

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Lubra & Child, River Murray, S.A.

Lubra & Child, River Murray, S.A.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lower Murray River, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Convict love token engraved with the name Frost

Convict love token engraved with the name Frost

Timothy Millett collection
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Glass spearhead

Glass spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Letter from DeHavilland Aircraft Co Ltd to Mons F. Dufaux, 11 March 1936

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Neil Jensen collection
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Business letters
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The Widows

The Widows

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 A. Kantilla
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Botanical Gardens, Sydney, NSW

Botanical Gardens, Sydney, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Man surrounded by ferns.

Man surrounded by ferns.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Painting is divided into 8 sections with 4 birds & 4 lizards

Painting is divided into 8 sections with 4 birds & 4 lizards

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lardjanga
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1967
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The landing jetty, Colombo - Lipton series

The landing jetty, Colombo - Lipton series

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Untitled painting by Lyndsay Bird Mpetyane

Untitled painting by Lyndsay Bird Mpetyane

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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Lyndsay B. Mpetyane
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1992
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A baby wearing knitted berret, jumper and bootees

A baby wearing knitted berret, jumper and bootees

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Farm Cove, Sydney

Farm Cove, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Farm Cove, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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The Sun-woman

The Sun-woman

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Kulpidja
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1948
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Poem

Poem

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Manuscripts
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Sydney Harbour. Mosman's Bay

Sydney Harbour. Mosman's Bay

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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1906
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The Explorer's Tree Katoomba.

The Explorer's Tree Katoomba.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Photograph album of Derby and station scenes associated with the Emanuel family

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Emanuel Family collection
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Photograph albums
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Derby, Western Australia, Australia
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1914
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School report

School report

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Reports
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Bowral Golf Links, 1907

Bowral Golf Links, 1907

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bowral, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Cartoon depicting Peter Costello tossing a coin into a cup labelled N.M.A.

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Geoff Pryor collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1996
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Postcard featuring a sepia photograph of 13 military men inside and beside a railway carriage

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Hebburn 1904 Tunnel

Hebburn 1904 Tunnel

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Weston, Hunter Valley, New South Wales, Australia
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Australian Agricultural Company
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1904
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Guarded suit

Guarded suit

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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NSW Bookstall Co Ltd
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Thomas Walker Convalescent Hospital Parramatta River, 1914

Thomas Walker Convalescent Hospital Parramatta River, 1914

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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Charles H. Kerry
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1914
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Burrinjuck The Tunnel 30 Jan 1911

Burrinjuck The Tunnel 30 Jan 1911

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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1911
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Certificate of Honour awarded by the Commonwealth of Australia to Lesley Robertson for Services Rendered in Connection with the Sale of War Savings Certificates, 1919

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Les Robertson collection
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Certificates of appreciation
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Commonwealth of Australia
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1919
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A WORD OF WARNING TO MEMBERS OF THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND RESIDING IN THE COLONY OF NEW SOUTH WALES

A WORD OF WARNING TO MEMBERS OF THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND RESIDI...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Documents
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Australian National Band (World Tour) Soloists

Australian National Band (World Tour) Soloists

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Canada
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Photogelatine Engraving Co.
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Woven plant fibre basket, with bands of fabric and feathers

Woven plant fibre basket, with bands of fabric and feathers

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Baskets
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Poisoned snake sculpture

Poisoned snake sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Mildred Lyons
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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Gatji, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Music stick

Music stick

Central Australian souvenirs collection
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Clapsticks
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Convict love token from James Keen

Convict love token from James Keen

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Group portrait of Australian soldiers in uniform with rifles in hand

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Adrian Luck collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Australian Army
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A group of children on a corner outside a church

A group of children on a corner outside a church

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Pterostylis Semirubra

Pterostylis Semirubra

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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1873
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The Lodge, Parramatta Park, Parramatta

The Lodge, Parramatta Park, Parramatta

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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Postcard with a booklet of jokes attached to it

Postcard with a booklet of jokes attached to it

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Winter Sunset off Southbourne

Winter Sunset off Southbourne

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Boomerang

Boomerang

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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North-west NSW, Australia
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1800
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Admiral Sperry arriving at Review, Sydney, 1908

Admiral Sperry arriving at Review, Sydney, 1908

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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1908
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Dead Island, Port Arthur, Tasmania

Dead Island, Port Arthur, Tasmania

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Isle of the Dead, Port Arthur, Tasman Peninsula, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Black and white team photograph of the 1913 Australian Cricket team on tour to Canada and the U.S.A.

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Nanette Ward collection
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Photographs
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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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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Edna M. Tipiloura
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Australian rugby league jersey

Australian rugby league jersey

Vic Armbruster collection
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Football uniforms
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Atlas Press Pty Ltd
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