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Pigmented carved ironwood sculpture of a pelican

Pigmented carved ironwood sculpture of a pelican

Department of Sport Recreation and Tourism collection
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Wood carvings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Stanislaus Purantatameri
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1980
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Australian Football League sports trading card of Gary Dhurrkay of the Fremantle Dockers

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Select Australia collection
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Collecting cards
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Terrey Hills, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Select Australia Pty Ltd
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1996
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Flowers Growing

Flowers Growing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Zelia Tipiloura
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Constitution Hill, Bundanoon, 1916

Constitution Hill, Bundanoon, 1916

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bundanoon, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1916
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Child's drawing of a mountain and red sun

Child's drawing of a mountain and red sun

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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Michael J. Portamini
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Poster made from two newspaper cuttings featuring colour photographs of Bali bombing victims

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Bali Bombings 2002 Memorial - Parliament of Victoria collection
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Posters
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Kuta, Bali, Indonesia
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2002
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Wet Season Dry Season.

Wet Season Dry Season.

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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Killian Kerinaiua
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Entrance to Cataract Gorge, Launceston

Entrance to Cataract Gorge, Launceston

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Cataract Gorge, Launceston, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Grand Sal'am

Grand Sal'am

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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NSW Bookstall Co Ltd
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No 2. How We Beat The Favourite

No 2. How We Beat The Favourite

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Charles Hammond
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Glass spearhead

Glass spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Dance wand

Dance wand

Papuan Official collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1915
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Letter on brown paper with blue printing, addressed to Keith Mens from G. Douglas Brown, 4DB

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Colour poster with the caption Buy New Zealand honey, issued by the Empire Marketing Board

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National Symbols Poster collection no. 2
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Little Bo Peep

Little Bo Peep

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Muriel G. Nicholls
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A computer monitor for the Geoscience Australia Computer known as Annie.

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Geoscience Australia collection no. 1
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Computer hardware
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Geoscience Australia
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Heba Barlow

Heba Barlow

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Federated Storeman and Packers Union of Australia - Queensland Branch booklet

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Carmelo Mirabelli collection no. 1
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Looking to the rocks from the beach, Dromana, Vic

Looking to the rocks from the beach, Dromana, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Dromana, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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A lake on our island called Moantu

A lake on our island called Moantu

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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John G. Orsto
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Grand hotel, Healesville, Vic

Grand hotel, Healesville, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Healesville, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Fijian war dance, Vanua Levu

Fijian war dance, Vanua Levu

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Vanua Levu, Fiji
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Group of school students in Sydney

Group of school students in Sydney

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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Lindsay Family Exhibition

Lindsay Family Exhibition

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Lionel Lindsay
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Tania Everett
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Fire at Grafton May 27th 1908

Fire at Grafton May 27th 1908

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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The Rock Pool, Maroubra, NSW

The Rock Pool, Maroubra, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Maroubra Beach, Maroubra, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Gypsy Engine Warranty from deHavilland Aircraft Co. Ltd. made out to Percival Aircraft Co.

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Neil Jensen collection
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Bone china saucer with a coloured Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms insignia

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Saucers
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England
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Wedgwood
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Forbes Hospital

Forbes Hospital

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Forbes, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1887

Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1887

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1887
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Handwritten note regarding the fitting of new frames

Handwritten note regarding the fitting of new frames

Gweneth Meyers collection
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Notes
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1958
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Driving the others with reins of pink sea-weed.

Driving the others with reins of pink sea-weed.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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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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Jane F. Poantumilui
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Pigmented bent bark ceremonial armband

Pigmented bent bark ceremonial armband

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Armbands
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1911
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Undiscovered #7, from a series of ten prints by Michael Cook, 2010

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Michael Cook collection
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Mr Michael Cook
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2010
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Sydney Harbour from Mosman Bay

Sydney Harbour from Mosman Bay

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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QSL card for VK2HH

QSL card for VK2HH

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1936
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Handwritten letter from Joan Richmond - London

Handwritten letter from Joan Richmond - London

Joan Richmond collection
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London, England
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1932
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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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It was very difficult - at first

It was very difficult - at first

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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Necklace of opalescent maireener shells, 'Jewel of the Sea', made by Corrie Fullard, Tasmanian Aboriginal artist, 1997

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Corrie Fullard collection
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Necklaces
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Tasmania, Australia
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Corrie L. Fullard
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1997
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'Sweet Potato' dreaming at Ilpitirri

'Sweet Potato' dreaming at Ilpitirri

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Billy Stockman Tjapaltjarri
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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South Australia, Australia
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Great Northern Juvenile Athletic and Schools Exhibition Association
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1935
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Spirit of Progress

Spirit of Progress

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Armadale, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Pelt of a Thylacine (Tasmanian Tiger), which was shot in the Pieman River - Zeehan area of Tasmania in 1930

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Charles Selby Wilson collection
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Specimens
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Pieman River, Tasmania, Australia
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Charles S. Wilson
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1930
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Stipa Semibarbata

Stipa Semibarbata

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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1873
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Scene in Botanical Gardens, Sydney, N.S.W

Scene in Botanical Gardens, Sydney, N.S.W

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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Colonising Species, by Kevin Gilbert

Colonising Species, by Kevin Gilbert

Eleanor Williams-Gilbert collection
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Linocuts
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Mr Kevin Gilbert
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1989
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Drosera auriculata

Drosera auriculata

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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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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Album containing illuminated address presented by the Mayor and City Council of Sandhurst to the Hon David Chaplin Sterry1888

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David Chaplin Sterry collection
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Albums
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Convict love token from Charles Bodycoat, 1840

Convict love token from Charles Bodycoat, 1840

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Glycine clandestina

Glycine clandestina

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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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Rosemary Portaminni
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The Observatory, Sydney

The Observatory, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney Observatory, The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Aboriginal corroboree

Aboriginal corroboree

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Protests during the campaign to save the Franklin River.

Protests during the campaign to save the Franklin River.

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Tasmania, Australia
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Peter Lord
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Watson 514402 monocular microscope and box

Watson 514402 monocular microscope and box

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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Microscopes
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London, England
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W Watson and Sons Ltd
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Courtroom sketch 'Michael Chamberlain under cross examination.' by Veronica O'Leary, dated 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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