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Length of string used to tie around dance cards

Length of string used to tie around dance cards

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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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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QSL card for 3HA, The Age Broadcasting Service

QSL card for 3HA, The Age Broadcasting Service

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1936
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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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American Fighter Aeroplane Headdress

American Fighter Aeroplane Headdress

Solomon and Josephine Ahmat collection
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Headdresses
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Mafili Nona
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Picnic at Hanging Rock

Picnic at Hanging Rock

Patricia Lovell collection
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Cinema posters
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Hanging Rock, Victoria, Australia
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1975
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Pair of silver-coloured metal cufflinks bearing the Holden lion logo

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Jack Heenan collection
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Cufflinks
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GM Holden Ltd
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1970
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Convict love token from David Odwell, 1836

Convict love token from David Odwell, 1836

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Glen Helen Gorge, Northern Territory

Glen Helen Gorge, Northern Territory

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Glen Helen, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Travels of the Man, Jundaruna

The Travels of the Man, Jundaruna

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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Minimini Numalkiyiya Mamarika
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1948
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Supplementary Report of Criminal Offence or Police Inquiry featuring image of Ned Kelly, 1878

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Ned Kelly Memorabilia collection
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Reports
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Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
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Edward 'Ned' Kelly
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1878
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Templetonia retusa

Templetonia retusa

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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Australia, Albert Park Lagoon near Melbourne

Australia, Albert Park Lagoon near Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Albert Park, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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Wen my farther an my mother forsake me

Wen my farther an my mother forsake me

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Dr W P & G Faithfull in account balance sheet with George Faithfull Cr

Dr W P & G Faithfull in account balance sheet with George Fa...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Financial records
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Glass plate negative - Lionel Gee with unnamed man, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905

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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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1905
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Black and white photographic postcard of the Australian cricket team, 1912

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Nanette Ward collection
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London, England
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T Bolland
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1912
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Postcard featuring a coloured print of the Australian flag, with an inset photograph of mounted soldiers

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Symmetrical red-brown boomerang

Symmetrical red-brown boomerang

Daisy Bates and Herbert Browne collection
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Boomerangs
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Ooldea, South Australia, Australia
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Daisy M. Bates CBE
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Harbour Glimpse, Sydney

Harbour Glimpse, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Douglas Pratt
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A Corrobirree or Dance of the Natives of Australia

A Corrobirree or Dance of the Natives of Australia

The Christensen Fund collection no. 2
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Prints
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Victoria, Australia
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Captain Hext
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1850
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Watercolour landscape, by Shane Pickett

Watercolour landscape, by Shane Pickett

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Shane Pickett
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Work on paper depicting a bird, Oenpelli, 1948

Work on paper depicting a bird, Oenpelli, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Unknown
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1948
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Ceramic vase shaped as a gothic buttress

Ceramic vase shaped as a gothic buttress

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Vases
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1900
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Sydney, La Ville et le Port

Sydney, La Ville et le Port

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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Como Bridge & Boatshed, Sutherland Shire

Como Bridge & Boatshed, Sutherland Shire

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Como, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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A Sheep Drover

A Sheep Drover

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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England
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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Addition drives me mad

Addition drives me mad

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Government House, Canberra

Government House, Canberra

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Government House, Yarralumla, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Certificate awarded to Mrs V.M. Wilson at the Barmedman P.A. & H.. Association Annual Show, 1959 for first prize for a snow white play apron

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Barmedman, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1959
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Botanical Gardens, Sydney

Botanical Gardens, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Middle Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The picturesque track to Olinda Falls, Victoria

The picturesque track to Olinda Falls, Victoria

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Olinda Falls Reserve, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Water at Bunumbust, with trees in the background

Water at Bunumbust, with trees in the background

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1911
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H. Melton, Oxford Hotel

H. Melton, Oxford Hotel

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Invitiation 'To meet His Excellency Dr. Hsu Mo, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary of the Republic of China', 1941

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Betty Hall collection
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Invitations
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1941
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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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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South Australian Chamber of Manufacturers
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1947
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Plastic bag with Union of Australian Women Declares Peace on the World

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Plastic bags
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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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First Prize awarded to Mrs V.M. Wilson for 'Prettiest Tea-Cosy' at the Carcoar P.A. & H. Society Annual Show 1962

First Prize awarded to Mrs V.M. Wilson for 'Prettiest Tea-Co...

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Blayney, New South Wales, Australia
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West Macquarie Print
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1962
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'Natawalu' by Helicopter Tjungurrayi, 2007

'Natawalu' by Helicopter Tjungurrayi, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Helicopter Tjungurrayi
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2007
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Carved emu egg and stand

Carved emu egg and stand

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Artworks
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Street with shops, cars, and a chemist shop

Street with shops, cars, and a chemist shop

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Postcard depicting Miss Vera Pearce

Postcard depicting Miss Vera Pearce

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1915
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This is why we wear our hats turned up at the side

This is why we wear our hats turned up at the side

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Handmade willow clothes peg

Handmade willow clothes peg

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes pegs
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New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
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Mrs One-Eye Brown
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1950
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Convict love token from J. Cooper, September 15th 1813

Convict love token from J. Cooper, September 15th 1813

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Postcard featuring King William Street, Adelaide

Postcard featuring King William Street, Adelaide

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Convict love token from James Brooker, 1820

Convict love token from James Brooker, 1820

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Ethel Faithfull and her daughter Florence Ethel in 1910 with Tiger the cat

Ethel Faithfull and her daughter Florence Ethel in 1910 with...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Bark painting

Bark painting

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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Maudie Tipupaju
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1965
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Certificate

Certificate

ET Fealy collection
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Sketches of Tommy's life - Out on rest - No 6

Sketches of Tommy's life - Out on rest - No 6

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Paris, France
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Golf Links and Barrenjoey, Palm Beach, NSW

The Golf Links and Barrenjoey, Palm Beach, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Barrenjoey, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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William Pitt Faithfull seated in a chair in a studio setting

William Pitt Faithfull seated in a chair in a studio setting

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Portrait photographs
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Painting depicts  X-ray style kangaroo

Painting depicts X-ray style kangaroo

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Bobby B. Nganjmirra
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1974
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Painting depicts two fish, one is identified as a

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Yiwun Y. Maduwarr
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Australia XIX Olympic Games Mexico 68 pennant

Australia XIX Olympic Games Mexico 68 pennant

National Sports Information Centre collection
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Pennants
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Mexico
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Australian Olympic Commitee
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1968
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Gold and silver plated brass handbuilt model of the Fokker tri-motor monoplane 'Southern Cross', flown by Sir Charles Kingsford-Smith

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Austin Byrne collection no. 1
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Models
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Austin E. Byrne
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1931
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Group of dignitaries seated in a grand stand watching a cricket match

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Nanette Ward collection
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Montreal, Canada
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Sir Thomas Tait
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1913
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Standard Peck gun-metal grain measure

Standard Peck gun-metal grain measure

Geoff Gray collection
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Measures
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London, England
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NSW Government
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1832
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