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Glass plate negative - Man with spear poised, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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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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1920
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Off to the factory

Off to the factory

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr Percy R. Campbell
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Piti or wooden container with pokerwork of Kungkarangkaipa Tjukurpa or 'Seven Sisters' Dreaming

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 2
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Containers
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Margaret Dagg
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1997
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Certificate

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Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Royal Agricultural & Horticultural Society of South Australia Incor...
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1935
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Certificate

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Nettie McColive collection
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Royal Agricultural & Horticultural Society of South Australia Incor...
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1935
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Convict love token from William Franklin, June 23, 1819

Convict love token from William Franklin, June 23, 1819

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Factory made squared wooden clothes peg with metal band

Factory made squared wooden clothes peg with metal band

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes pegs
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Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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Bothwell Museum
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Postcard featuring central railway station, Sydney

Postcard featuring central railway station, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Oilette, Kangaroos

Oilette, Kangaroos

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Bavaria, Germany
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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Kulama Time

Kulama Time

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jacqueline Puautjimi
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - 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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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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'Nyilangkurr' by Donald Moko, 2007

'Nyilangkurr' by Donald Moko, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Donald Moko
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2007
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Lilian Frances Faithfull standing with her hands on her hips.

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Frances L. Faithfull
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1859
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Four women, with a stone wall

Four women, with a stone wall

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1912
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Convict love token from I. Worner

Convict love token from I. Worner

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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See the better farming train

See the better farming train

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 6
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Advertising posters
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1935
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Cylindrical carved wooden drum collected in the Bamu River district of British New Guinea in 1901

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Viscount Elibank collection
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Musical drums
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Bamu River district, Papuan Gulf, Papua New Guinea
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Mr A H. Jiear
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1901
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Propellor and rudder of Japanese midget submarine

Propellor and rudder of Japanese midget submarine

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1942
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The Yarra - at Warburton

The Yarra - at Warburton

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Yarra River, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Charles H. Young
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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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Dark coloured narrow wooden parrying shield

Dark coloured narrow wooden parrying shield

Kilborn - Goojung Station collection
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Shields
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Letter and envelope from Joan Richmond - London

Letter and envelope from Joan Richmond - London

Joan Richmond collection
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Letters
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London, England
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1932
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Technical College, Sydney

Technical College, 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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People's Tent Mission. Pray for us!

People's Tent Mission. Pray for us!

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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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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Augusta Tipungwuti
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Royal Agricultural Society passes

Royal Agricultural Society passes

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Passes
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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr A P Lyons
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Lilian Anderson (nee Faithfull)? -Taken at Springfield 1916.

Lilian Anderson (nee Faithfull)? -Taken at Springfield 1916.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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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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Ita Munkara
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Illumination on glass of Councillor D.C. Sterry in council robes

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David Chaplin Sterry collection
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Portrait photographs
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Bundanoon

Bundanoon

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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Two women inside a room surround by displays of what appears to be candy

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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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1949 Model 48/215 Holden sedan

1949 Model 48/215 Holden sedan

Mary Munckton and Ian Metherall collection
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Motor cars
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Victoria, Australia
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GM Holden Ltd
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1949
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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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Glass plate negatives
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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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Letter

Letter

Benny Zable collection no. 2
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Letters
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A Happy New Year - a girl holding flowers

A Happy New Year - a girl holding flowers

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Mt Canabolas, Orange, NSW

Mt Canabolas, Orange, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Canobolas, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Message stick

Message stick

A Morrison collection no. 1
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Message sticks
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Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1969
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Sharpe brand Dip Circle, Model D1-M, Serial Number 258

Sharpe brand Dip Circle, Model D1-M, Serial Number 258

Bureau of Mineral Resources collection no. 1
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Geophysical survey equipment
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Film negative - Men at Aparanya, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Opparinna Creek, South Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1903
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Photographs - 34 black and white prints and 14 digital reproductions

Photographs - 34 black and white prints and 14 digital repro...

Peter Wherrett archive collection
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Photographic prints
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Convict love token from John Bloxidge, 1839

Convict love token from John Bloxidge, 1839

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Certificate awarded at the Nhill Agricultural and Pastoral Society Annual Show, 1969 for first prize for a painted table centre

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Nhill, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1969
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Suspension Bridge, N. Sydney

Suspension Bridge, N. Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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North Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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But Seriously Though!

But Seriously Though!

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1999
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Grand Organ, Town Hall, Sydney, N.S.W

Grand Organ, Town Hall, Sydney, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney Town Hall, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1905
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QSL card for VK2MM

QSL card for VK2MM

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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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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Merit ticket from Exeter Free Grammar School 1822

Merit ticket from Exeter Free Grammar School 1822

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Certificates
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1822
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Bohemian Dramatic Company - Miss Vene Linden

Bohemian Dramatic Company - Miss Vene Linden

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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The Devil's Hand-prints, Shoalhaven, NSW

The Devil's Hand-prints, Shoalhaven, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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St Michael's (C of E) Vaucluse N.S.W.

St Michael's (C of E) Vaucluse N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Vaucluse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Church of England
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The Bathing Beach, Collaroy, NSW

The Bathing Beach, Collaroy, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Collaroy Beach, Collaroy, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Christmas greetings.  The Bridge, Mosman's Bay, Sydney

Christmas greetings. The Bridge, Mosman's Bay, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mosman Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Brass drafting instrument and accompanying wooden case

Brass drafting instrument and accompanying wooden case

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Drafting instruments
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Dog of a Year

Dog of a Year

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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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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GMH Pointers, 1974

GMH Pointers, 1974

Jack Heenan collection
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Magazines
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GM Holden Ltd
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1974
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Boomerang

Boomerang

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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North-west NSW, Australia
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1800
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Hard black plastic jewellery box

Hard black plastic jewellery box

Jack Heenan collection
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Jewellery boxes
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GM Holden Ltd
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Letter

Letter

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Chungking, China
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1935
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