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Fishing net

Fishing net

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Fishing nets
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Wooden sculpture of a goanna

Wooden sculpture of a goanna

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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George Munkari
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1975
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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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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nemarluk
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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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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Theda Nayeri
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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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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Linda Clyde
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White ceramic soup bowl

White ceramic soup bowl

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Soup bowls
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Black and white photograph of US swimmer Frances Cowells

Black and white photograph of US swimmer Frances Cowells

National Sports Information Centre collection
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Photographs
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San Francisco, California, United States of America
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Miss Frances Cowells
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1917
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Model war canoe

Model war canoe

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Models
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Letter from Sir Littleton Groom dated June 26th 1905

Letter from Sir Littleton Groom dated June 26th 1905

Sir Littleton Groom collection
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Letters
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Letter from Alexander Mussen to William Mussen, August 1855

Letter from Alexander Mussen to William Mussen, August 1855

Alexander Mussen collection
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Letters
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Montreal, Canada
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Alexander Mussen
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1855
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Mauve satin covered ladies shoes with irridescent gelatin sequin decoration on toe and strap

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Shoes
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Switzerland
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Farmers Co Ltd
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1920
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Certificate awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1889, First Prize

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Certificates
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1889
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Aluminium canister

Aluminium canister

Dot Butler collection no. 2
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Neville P. Japangardi
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Susanne Hayes
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Railway Station Waratah NSW

Railway Station Waratah NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Waratah, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Tweed Heads, New South Wales, Australia
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Fingal Head Primary School
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Aboriginal breastplate for Dennis, Chief of Morbringer

Aboriginal breastplate for Dennis, Chief of Morbringer

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Murrumbidgee River, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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Goanna sculpture

Goanna sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Fregon, South Australia, Australia
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Malyanka
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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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Aboriginal breastplate for Dick, King of Evesham, Darr River

Aboriginal breastplate for Dick, King of Evesham, Darr River

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Evesham Station, Darr River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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Daguerreotype portrait of man in military uniform mounted in a brown union case with a red velvet lining

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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'Ngunarrmanya', painted by Freddy Tjugudi West Tjakamarra, 1974

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Fred Myers collection
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Paintings
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Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Freddy Tjugudi West Tjakamarra
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1974
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Cars parked outside shops, with a post office

Cars parked outside shops, with a post office

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Handwritten recipes

Handwritten recipes

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Manuscripts
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Cartoon of Simon Crean, Vice-President of the Australian Council of Trade Unions

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1984
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P & O S.S. Moldavia at Malta

P & O S.S. Moldavia at Malta

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Malta
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Painting depicts fourteen small rectangles between band of pigment rendered across the top and the bottom

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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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Polly Miller, Poinomaju
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1965
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
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Gae Mastrosavas
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Notebook that contains a list of Eleanor and Eric Dark's record collection

Notebook that contains a list of Eleanor and Eric Dark's rec...

Eleanor Dark Foundation collection no. 1
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Notebooks
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National Model and Training School, Melbourne, in the 'Fifties

National Model and Training School, Melbourne, in the 'Fifti...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1850
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Red flowering gum, red gum (white blossoms)

Red flowering gum, red gum (white blossoms)

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Bon Marche Stores
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Dan, Chief of the Wiljakali

Dan, Chief of the Wiljakali

L Richard Smith breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Dream time - nightmare time

Dream time - nightmare time

Behind the Lines 2007 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Michael Atchison
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2007
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Sculpture in the form of a grotto of Australian flora and fauna, titled 'Aust. No.3', by Paul Greenway, 1978

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Terence Lane collection
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Sculptures
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Paul Greenway
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1978
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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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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Clare Aghala
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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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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Anita Nayinggul
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Stone church

Stone church

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Courtroom sketch 'To take advantage of laxity in any prey species...' by Veronica O'Leary, 1982

Courtroom sketch 'To take advantage of laxity in any prey sp...

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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Pigmented plaited fibre armband

Pigmented plaited fibre armband

A Morrison collection no. 1
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Armbands
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Familiar Australian Singers

Familiar Australian Singers

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1913
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Sandridge, from Railway Pier, in the 'Fifties'

Sandridge, from Railway Pier, in the 'Fifties'

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1850
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Church of England, Portland

Church of England, Portland

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Portland, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1885

Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1885

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1885
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Cartoon depicting a man sitting up in bed, surrounded by dollar signs

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Vane Lindesay collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Mr Vane Lindesay
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Untittled, square, batik silk scarf in blue, green and gold colours, by Nyukana Baker

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Scarves
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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Carving chisel

Carving chisel

Justice Else-Mitchell collection no. 1
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Carving chisels
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"Im Flune durch are Welt / Australien" (translates to: In fl...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Germany
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Embroidery patterns

Embroidery patterns

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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House and water tank behind some trees

House and water tank behind some trees

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Lucian Faithfull and his daughter Hazel, both on horseback

Lucian Faithfull and his daughter Hazel, both on horseback

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Timber club with tapered head studded with rows of nails, from  QLD

Timber club with tapered head studded with rows of nails, fr...

Scott Rainbow collection
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Clubs
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Queensland, Australia
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The beach, at Dromana, Vic

The beach, at Dromana, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Dromana, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Boondara showing horses pulling wagons loaded with wool bales

Boondara showing horses pulling wagons loaded with wool bale...

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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Notebook diary compiled by Paul Smith during his journey down the Franklin River with Bob Brown in 1976

Notebook diary compiled by Paul Smith during his journey dow...

Paul Smith collection
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Diaries
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South West Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia
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Paul E. Smith
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1976
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Souvenir banner commemorating the visit to Australia by the Duke and Duchess of York to mark the Federation of Australia in 1901

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Terence Lane collection
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Commemorative banners
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Australia
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Duke of York
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1900
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Certificate awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1889, Champion Prize

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Certificates
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1889
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Hope Faithfull, Clarice Faithfull-Anderson and Lilian Faithfull-Anderson on the steps of Camelot

Hope Faithfull, Clarice Faithfull-Anderson and Lilian Faithf...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Concentric circles with lines either side

Concentric circles with lines either side

Balarinji Art collection no.2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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