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Barawind.

Barawind.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 6
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Kolbitja
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1969
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Piccadilly from Carminow, Mt Lofty, SA

Piccadilly from Carminow, Mt Lofty, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Piccadilly, Adelaide Hills, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Purchase slip from Takeda Bros. and Co., 1931

Purchase slip from Takeda Bros. and Co., 1931

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Receipts
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Takeda Bros & Co
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1931
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Canoe paddle

Canoe paddle

Papuan Official collection
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Paddles
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr A P Lyons
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1916
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Wakwakini (Tiwi word for black crow)

Wakwakini (Tiwi word for black crow)

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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Linda Pupangamirri
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Lock Broom

Lock Broom

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Frangaria Vesca

Frangaria Vesca

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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People on steps and verandah of Bluestone Cottage listening to a young woman speaking to them from the path.  Florence Faithfull and Ethel Faithfull.

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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T.S.S. Canberra, 8000 Tons Melbourne - Queensland Service

T.S.S. Canberra, 8000 Tons Melbourne - Queensland Service

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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An illustrated advertisement

An illustrated advertisement

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bark painting Freshwater Turtles and Grass Snakes by Djikululu

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Y Pettinato collection
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Djikululu
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The Barge

The Barge

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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Harold J. Munkara
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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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Piece of fabric depicting three embroidery motifs

Piece of fabric depicting three embroidery motifs

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Textile pieces
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HMS Powerful

HMS Powerful

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Harding & Billings
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Walton on Thames, Church Tower.

Walton on Thames, Church Tower.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Bob Wheelpoolee, King of Boulia, 1930

Bob Wheelpoolee, King of Boulia, 1930

L Richard Smith breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Boulia, Queensland, Australia
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1930
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School report

School report

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Reports
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Greetings for Christmas - Surfing at Manly

Greetings for Christmas - Surfing at Manly

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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North Steyne Beach, Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Brown and white slip cast terracotta vase made by Tjunkaya Tapaya, 2003

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ceramic forms
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjunkaya Tapaya
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2003
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Whale Beach, NSW

Whale Beach, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Rhododendrons

Rhododendrons

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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A group of happy children at Cowley House, the Mission home for children, situated at Cronulla

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Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Magazine clippings
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Cronulla, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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River Yarra, Brisbane Bridge In Background, Warburton, VIC

River Yarra, Brisbane Bridge In Background, Warburton, VIC

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Yarra River, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Metal candle holder comprising metal dish with looped handle at edge and vertical cylinder at centre

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Convict Era Shirt collection
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Candle holders
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Granton, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Courtroom sketch 'Lindy Chamberlain being cross examined' by Veronica O'Leary, 13 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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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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Richard C. Fernando
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No Republic

No Republic

Australians for Constitutional Monarchy collection
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T-shirts
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Australians For Constitutional Monarchy
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1999
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Kookaburra & Snake

Kookaburra & Snake

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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John M. Cantle
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QSL card for VK5GW

QSL card for VK5GW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1991
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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The Tasman Glacier, N.Z.

The Tasman Glacier, N.Z.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Eve, Queen of Wurtimurti

Eve, Queen of Wurtimurti

L Richard Smith breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Queen Eve
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Miss Tittell Brune

Miss Tittell Brune

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Talma & Co
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Goulburn to Sydney Road Race 1931 - Fastest time medal

Goulburn to Sydney Road Race 1931 - Fastest time medal

Ken Ross collection
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Sports medals
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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W Kerr
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1931
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Certificate

Certificate

Woodleigh Shorthorn Stud collection
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Prize certificates
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Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria
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1967
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Cash book

Cash book

Robin Moorhouse collection
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Ledgers
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Penfolds Wine Pty Ltd
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1894
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Sepia coloured photograph of Mosman Bay, NSW

Sepia coloured photograph of Mosman Bay, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Mosman Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Parliament House, Perth, WA

Parliament House, Perth, WA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Railway Station Clarence

Railway Station Clarence

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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1909
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Cronulla Beach & Hotel Cecil, Sydney, NSW

Cronulla Beach & Hotel Cecil, Sydney, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Cronulla Beach, Cronulla, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Poisonous snake sculpture

Poisonous snake sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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South Australia, Australia
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Billy Cooley
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Snake Jiningbirna.

Snake Jiningbirna.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 6
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nanungunda
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1969
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Souvenir from France

Souvenir from France

David Westcott collection no. 7
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Postcards
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1914
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Yakapiri (bark sandals)

Yakapiri (bark sandals)

Canning Stock Route collection
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Sandals
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Ngumpan, Western Australia, Australia
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Nyangkarni P. K-Lyons
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2008
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Palaeolithic European hand axe

Palaeolithic European hand axe

Stan Mitchell collection
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Convict love token from William Dawson, 1811

Convict love token from William Dawson, 1811

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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New Railway Station , Sydney

New Railway Station , Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Central Railway Station, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1907
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Club - woman's fighting stick

Club - woman's fighting stick

Gladys Henry collection
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Clubs
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Euramo, Tully, QLD, Australia
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Not provided
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1970
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School report

School report

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Reports
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Hibbertia angustifolia

Hibbertia angustifolia

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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Ferries coming into a wharf (Circular Quay)

Ferries coming into a wharf (Circular Quay)

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Postcard featuring a tram on a dirt road

Postcard featuring a tram on a dirt road

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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A Platypus

A Platypus

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Mornington Island headdress made by Dick Roughsey and worn by him at Keith and Elsie de Witte's wedding in 1955

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Keith and Elsie de Witte collection
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Headdresses
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1955
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Bert Wright and Bill Winterbottom with 600 rabbit pairs for the Yelarbon Freezing Works, Queensland

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Bert Wright collection
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Photographs
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HMS Brig Supply 150 Anniversary Sydney NS Wales

HMS Brig Supply 150 Anniversary Sydney NS Wales

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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New South Wales, Australia
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Kodak Ltd
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1938
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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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Glass plate negative - Frank Feast, wearing a World War I uniform, walking beside the expedition buggy, 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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Hazel Faithfull seated on a cane chair with four dogs around her in a garden setting.

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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