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Postcard featuring a coloured print of the Allied flags, identified by their nation's names, around a shield featuring the Union Jack

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Film negative - Women carrying large plaited baskets, Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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1928
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Invitation addressed to Miss Faithfull from the Captain and Officers of H. M. S. Calliope

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Macquarie Point, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Valentines Series - Slipped Up

Valentines Series - Slipped Up

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcard of the shop of H Matthews General Merchant

Postcard of the shop of H Matthews General Merchant

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Note titled 'No.1'

Note titled 'No.1'

Alfred Ronalds collection
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Saddling Paddock, Randwick

Saddling Paddock, Randwick

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Randwick Racecourse, Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Film negative - Family in garden, Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, 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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Cane cuirass

Cane cuirass

Papuan Official collection
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Torso armour
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Carved and decorated wooden stingray made by Mani Luki in Snake Bay, Melville Island, 1965

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Snake Bay, Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mani Luki
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1965
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Paris

Paris

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Icepick used on 1911-1913 Australian Antarctic Expedition

Icepick used on 1911-1913 Australian Antarctic Expedition

George and Robert Dovers collection
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Icepicks
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Antarctica
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George H. Dovers
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1911
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Watering the cattle

Watering the cattle

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr Percy R. Campbell
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First Roxby Blockade 1983 Outside the Mine Shaft

First Roxby Blockade 1983 Outside the Mine Shaft

Benny Zable collection no. 2
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Roxby Downs, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Benjamin 'Benny' Zable
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1983
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White tennis dress worn by Evonne Goolagong at Wimbledon in 1971

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Evonne Goolagong Cawley collection no. 1
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Tennis dresses
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London, England
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Teddy Tinling
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1971
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Convict love token from David Ogilby, 1789

Convict love token from David Ogilby, 1789

Timothy Millett collection
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Handwritten instructional document, describing the electrical lighting system for a toy theatre

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Everitt and George 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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1970
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The bright spot for Australians between Home and the Trenches

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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1918
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Two men standing on the second story ledge of a two storied wooden building

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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The Faraway

The Faraway

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1998
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Their actress daughter in the city

Their actress daughter in the city

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Charles D. Gibson
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Black and white photograph of Burrinjuck Dam, near Yass

Black and white photograph of Burrinjuck Dam, near Yass

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Burrinjuck Dam, Burrinjuck, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bark painting depicts a hunter in white, with short limbs, holding a raised spear and shield

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Snake Bay, Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ron Adam
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1965
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Glass plate negative - Mother and child, Sunday Island, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Sunday Island, Western Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1916
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Drawing room at Fonthill between 1905 and 1920

Drawing room at Fonthill between 1905 and 1920

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Glazed brown ceramic demijohn with screw-threaded stopper [Mt Lyell M&R Co Ltd, Port Adelaide]

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William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Demijohns
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Mr William Derham
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1888
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Crossing a northern river

Crossing a northern river

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Referendums to be held on Saturday, 27th May 1967...

Referendums to be held on Saturday, 27th May 1967...

Jack Horner collection
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Booklets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Commonwealth of Australia
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1967
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West Australian Blacks Camp

West Australian Blacks Camp

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Western Australia, Australia
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1910
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Bush hut

Bush hut

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Watson's Bay, Sydney

Watson's Bay, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Watsons Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Ing Fenton
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1909
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Pen and ink drawing of a horse and two men

Pen and ink drawing of a horse and two men

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sketches
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Convict love token from Henry [G]Willims, 1838

Convict love token from Henry [G]Willims, 1838

Timothy Millett collection
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Drawing depicting Governor Davey's Proclamation to the Aborigines 1816

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Governor Davey's Proclamation to the Aborigines 1816 collection
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Drawings
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Lieutenant-Governor George Arthur
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1829
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Prana's Sparklets

Prana's Sparklets

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Bondi Beach. N.S.W. From Baths.

Bondi Beach. N.S.W. From Baths.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Bondi Beach, Bondi, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Pencil sketch depicting a church and lake

Pencil sketch depicting a church and lake

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Three page folded letter from John Close to Alice Close, Antarctica 1911

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John Collinson Close collection
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Antarctica
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Mr John Henry Collinson Close
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1912
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Oakhampton Castle

Oakhampton Castle

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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QSL card for 4AK, The Courier-Mail Relay Station

QSL card for 4AK, The Courier-Mail Relay Station

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1935
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'Warla' by Billy Thomas, 2008

'Warla' by Billy Thomas, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Wangkatjungka, Western Australia, Australia
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Billy Thomas
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2008
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Inv: 'Dance of the long-legged Swamp Bird', on Bark: 'Diver Duck Dance'

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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Cape Stewart, North Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bilinyarra
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Clovelly

Clovelly

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Clovelly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Carved emu egg by Sam Kirby

Carved emu egg by Sam Kirby

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Engraved emu eggs
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Swan Hill, Victoria, Australia
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Sam Kirby
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Possum by Maymirri 2

Possum by Maymirri 2

Buku-Larrngay Arts collection no. 1
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Maymirrirr Maymuru
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Painting is an abstract design of patterned & black horizontal bands

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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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Alie Miller
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1965
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Nameplate for Ludwig Leichhardt 1848

Nameplate for Ludwig Leichhardt 1848

Bristow Smith collection
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Nameplates
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Moreton Bay, Queensland, Australia
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Ludwig Leichhardt
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1848
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Royal Agricultural and Horticultural Society of South Australia
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Mosmans Bay, Sydney

Mosmans Bay, Sydney

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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1907
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Piece of blackened clear glass telescope lens, a relic from the 2003 bush fire that destroyed the Mount Stromlo Observatory

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Mount Stromlo Observatory collection
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Telescope lenses
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Mount Stromlo, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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2003
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Postcard depicting an image of Mr. W.H. Ayr of the Bohemian Dramatic Company

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Painting depicts two wallabies, two emus and three large serpents

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Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dula Ngurruwuthun
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Oval toy shield made from wood, with three sticks inserted through two holes in the posterior surface, to form the handle

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Toys
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Alberga River, South Australia, Australia
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1934
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Spit Bridge Looking South East, N.S.W.

Spit Bridge Looking South East, N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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The Spit, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Sydney Heads

Sydney Heads

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney Heads, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Melrose, South Australia, Australia
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The Mount Remarkable Agricultural Society
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1936
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Lettercard:  Mosman Bay, Sydney, N.S.W

Lettercard: Mosman Bay, Sydney, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mosman Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1912
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Bowral Golf Links, 1907

Bowral Golf Links, 1907

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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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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Small bird perched on a branch. To Greet You. Just a card to greet you, ...

Small bird perched on a branch. To Greet You. Just a card to...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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