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Opperman with bike on shoulder Oct 1977 on ST Kilda Pier

Opperman with bike on shoulder Oct 1977 on ST Kilda Pier

Sir Hubert Opperman collection no. 2
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Photographs
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

E Milne collection
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Spearheads
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Bark painting 'Tribal country of the Kangaroos & their mythical journey' by Yirawala, Croker Island, 1970

Bark painting 'Tribal country of the Kangaroos & their mythi...

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 7
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Bark paintings
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yirawala
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1970
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Aboriginal breastplate for Jack the Traveller, King of Bendora Bellevue Jembicumbane

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E Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Braidwood, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Studio photograph of a collaged diorama featuring a figure labelled 'Wolseley'

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Thomas Hinton collection
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Albumen prints
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Duval & Co.
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St Mary's Roman Catholic Cathedral, Perth, WA

St Mary's Roman Catholic Cathedral, 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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Painting depicts 8 lizards

Painting depicts 8 lizards

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lardjanga
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1967
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Letter

Letter

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Shantou, China
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1935
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Postcard featuring Tramways in Elsternwick

Postcard featuring Tramways in Elsternwick

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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1937
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Toepfer Earth Inductor

Toepfer Earth Inductor

Bureau of Mineral Resources collection no. 1
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Geophysical survey equipment
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Ammunition box used by Polish migrant Mr Lukas in Italy, England, Argentina and Australia, 1943-1988

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Stanislaw Lukas collection
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Storage boxes
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Italy
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Mr Stanislaw '. Lukas
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1943
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Bottom grinding stone [stone implement]

Bottom grinding stone [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Lower grinding stones
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Mungeranie, South Australia, Australia
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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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Postcard of Joe Beckett vs Georges Carpentier

Postcard of Joe Beckett vs Georges Carpentier

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Halifax, West Yorkshire, England
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Lilywhite Ltd
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1919
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Tree-lined river with a mountain in the background, and a quote from Henry Lawson.

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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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1906
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Adrienne Augarde and a Cobar Copper Mine, 1910

Adrienne Augarde and a Cobar Copper Mine, 1910

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Cobar, New South Wales, Australia
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Adrienne Augarde
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1910
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Painting depicts black turtles

Painting depicts black turtles

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gawarrin
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1963
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'Best Worked Table Centre' awarded to Mrs V.M. Wilson for her Round Rose Tablecloth at the 1967 Gulargambone Annual Show

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Gulargambone, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1967
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High Sea, Bognor

High Sea, Bognor

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Letter

Letter

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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London, England
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1935
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Savernake Forest, Grand Avenue

Savernake Forest, Grand Avenue

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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I [Love] Being Free from Smoking - Narcotics Education Inc., 1985

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Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton collection no. 2
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Badges
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Australia
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Mrs Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton
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1980
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Sculpture - bandicoot

Sculpture - bandicoot

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Wood carvings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Paddy Dhatanju
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1964
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Paxton's Flower Garden

Paxton's Flower Garden

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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Second prize card awarded at the Yass Spring Show, 1906

Second prize card awarded at the Yass Spring Show, 1906

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1906
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Cream-coloured partial dance program with 'Engagement; Mrs Quodling's Wedding 1868' handwritten inside

Cream-coloured partial dance program with 'Engagement; Mrs Q...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dance programs
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1868
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George III beef wood (casuarina) and tulipwood banded Pembroke White-Hamond table from the First Fleet

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First Fleet Table collection
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Tables
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London, England
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Surgeon-General John White
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1788
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Farmhouse with cattle in the foreground and a man on a horse-drawn plough

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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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Resin-hafted stone adze with wooden handle

Resin-hafted stone adze with wooden handle

Daisy Bates and Herbert Browne collection
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Adzes
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Ooldea, South Australia, Australia
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Daisy M. Bates CBE
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The Laurels Penrose

The Laurels Penrose

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Painting depicts people, birds and fish

Painting depicts people, birds and fish

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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1966
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Middle Harbour from the Spit Road

Middle Harbour from the Spit Road

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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QSL card for VK-CH

QSL card for VK-CH

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Envelope with an illustration of a merino ram on it

Envelope with an illustration of a merino ram on it

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Envelopes
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Oil painting of Mount Ainslie viewed from Russell Hill, Canberra, 1955

Oil painting of Mount Ainslie viewed from Russell Hill, Canb...

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Oil paintings
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Mount Ainslie, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mrs Petronella Wensing
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1955
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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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Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Mick Syrup

Mick Syrup

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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Sculptures
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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Sculpture - wood

Sculpture - wood

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Wood carvings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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King & Queen Oaks, New Forest

King & Queen Oaks, New Forest

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Fine bone china bowl in a presentation case, especially made by Wedgwood to commemorate the Australian Bicentenary in 1988

Fine bone china bowl in a presentation case, especially made...

Waterford Wedgwood Australia Limited collection
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Bowls
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Staffordshire, England
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Wedgwood
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1987
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Costume design in gouache and pencil on paper with card backing, showing an Aboriginal woman wearing a feathered pubic apron and wristbands

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Beth Dean Carell collection no. 2
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Design drawings
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Postcard of Melbourne Cup winner - Tarcoola

Postcard of Melbourne Cup winner - Tarcoola

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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1893
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The Cliffs, Manly, N.S.W

The Cliffs, Manly, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Crown Prince of Johore and Equerry at the Coppice Coal Mines Cannock Chase

The Crown Prince of Johore and Equerry at the Coppice Coal M...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Balmain and Drummoyne, Sydney NSW A merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Balmain and Drummoyne, Sydney NSW A merry Christmas and a Ha...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Use Victor Baking Powder

Use Victor Baking Powder

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Standard Field Service Postcard completed by Andy Waugh, 1917

Standard Field Service Postcard completed by Andy Waugh, 191...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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1917
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Coo-ee!  Australia Day, Unley, Ausgust 1917

Coo-ee! Australia Day, Unley, Ausgust 1917

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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Unley, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Australian Red Cross Society
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1917
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A black and white photograph  entitled

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Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Photographs
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Walla Walla, New South Wales, Australia
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Convict love token from John Bournes, 1831

Convict love token from John Bournes, 1831

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Envelope addressed to Miss Faithfull, October 1886

Envelope addressed to Miss Faithfull, October 1886

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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Sydney, New South Wales

Sydney, New South Wales

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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Greetings for the New Year

Greetings for the New Year

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Photograph of Bob Hart in De Soutter aircraft VH-UPR of Victorian Interstate Airways

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Eric J Treloar collection
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Photographs
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr William H. Treloar
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1930
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Envelope, postcard and photograph relating to the Faithfull family

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Ephemera
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Three Sisters, Katoomba

Three Sisters, Katoomba

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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Circular Quay, West Side, Sydney

Circular Quay, West Side, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Circular Quay, Sydney Cove, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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A Footprint of Memory [Sydney]

A Footprint of Memory [Sydney]

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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1908
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Canoe shaped ceramic vase

Canoe shaped ceramic vase

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Vases
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Statue of Captain Cook, Hyde Park, Sydney, N.S.W

Statue of Captain Cook, Hyde Park, Sydney, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Hyde Park, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1908
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