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Woven pandanus Yawkyawk sculpture in orange, yellow, purple and neutral tones

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Yawkyawk collection
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Sculptures
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Yikarrakkal, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ms Marina Murdilnga
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2005
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The Djang'kawl in Rirratjingu Mada Country

The Djang'kawl in Rirratjingu Mada Country

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Marika Milirrpum
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1967
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Engraved boab nut 'Capturing the Cattle Killers' by Jack Wherra

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Jack Wherra collection no. 1
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Nut carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Jack Wherra
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1963
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Trophy awarded to 'Tania Verstak Miss Australia in recognition of outstanding service for Queensland Industry'

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Tania Verstak collection
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Trophies
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Mrs Tania Young
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Sir Harry Rawson Laying Foundation Tablet, Masonic Hall, Ryde, 16.5.08

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Ryde, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sir Harry H. Rawson
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1908
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Bread carter's book with 'Les Perry 1962'  written on the cover, a receipt, three invoices and two notes

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ET Fealy collection
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Triple Beizam Headdress with Reef Fish, by Ken Thaiday Senior

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Ken Thaiday collection no. 3
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Headdresses
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Kenneth J. Thaiday Sr
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Convict love token to Sarah Wassell, 1841

Convict love token to Sarah Wassell, 1841

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Greetings from Coogee, Sydney, NSW

Greetings from Coogee, Sydney, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Coogee, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Mount Morgan Mine and Dam, Queensland

Mount Morgan Mine and Dam, Queensland

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Morgan, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Switzerland.

Switzerland.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Orient Line R.M.S. Otranto 20,000 tons

Orient Line R.M.S. Otranto 20,000 tons

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Convict love token from G. Barker, 1843

Convict love token from G. Barker, 1843

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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The Main Event from the Air. The British Empire Exhibition (1924)

The Main Event from the Air. The British Empire Exhibition (...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Wembley, Greater London, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1924
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Two Australians

Two Australians

Political Cartooning 2006 collection - John Spooner
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Cartoons
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Mr John Spooner
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2005
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Large square, arch and round windows from Play School

Large square, arch and round windows from Play School

Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) collection - Play School
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Windows
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Auburns Temporary Roll of Honour

Auburns Temporary Roll of Honour

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic Postcards
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Auburn, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Courtroom sketch of the Chamberlain trial by Veronica O'Leary, 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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Convict love token from Maria Hunt, 1848

Convict love token from Maria Hunt, 1848

Timothy Millett collection
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Pass for press travelling with the Prime Minister

Pass for press travelling with the Prime Minister

Alan Reid collection
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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Professor Wallace Edwin Armstrong
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1923
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Oval coiled split cane basket

Oval coiled split cane basket

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Baskets
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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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Certificate

Certificate

Colledge Family collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1952
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Rose Bay, Sydney Harbour, NSW

Rose Bay, Sydney Harbour, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Rose Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Cat 'Doctor'

Cat 'Doctor'

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Shooting the breakers, manly

Shooting the breakers, manly

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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North Steyne Beach, Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Captain R A Sharland SS Wyreema 1925

Captain R A Sharland SS Wyreema 1925

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Fairy-Beauty rocks a babe

Fairy-Beauty rocks a babe

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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Painting depicting a pair of black frogs

Painting depicting a pair of black frogs

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gawirriny Gumana
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1967
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Football

Football

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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Mervyn Tungurtalum
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Mosman Bay, NSW

Mosman Bay, NSW

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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Crystal Palace, Sydney

Crystal Palace, 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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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Native Women Camel Drivers, South Aust.

Native Women Camel Drivers, South Aust.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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St John's Church, Darlinghurst

St John's Church, Darlinghurst

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Narmoola Pool

Narmoola Pool

Dean Russell Moody collection
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Artworks
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Leonora, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Dean R. Moody
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1994
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Trans-Australian Railway. King Moonlight

Trans-Australian Railway. King Moonlight

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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South Australia, Australia
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King Moonlight
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1912
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Certificate awarded at the Royal Melbroune Centenary Show, 1948 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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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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H Hearne & Co Pty Ltd
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1948
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Portland, NSW view showing public school

Portland, NSW view showing public school

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Portland, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Postcard featuring Flemington Racecourse

Postcard featuring Flemington Racecourse

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Flemington, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Scout's Leatherworker badge certificate

Scout's Leatherworker badge certificate

Barry Williams collection
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Certificates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Barry Williams
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1946
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140, Horse Ferry, Sydney

140, Horse Ferry, 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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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Australian Aboriginal Chief & Gin

Australian Aboriginal Chief & Gin

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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Charles H. Kerry
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Cochlospermum gillivraei

Cochlospermum gillivraei

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Letter

Letter

Betty Hall collection
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Letters
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1945
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British Military Pioneer Other Ranks Sword, used by Lieutenant Thomas Quinn, 73rd Regiment (ret), in Van Diemens Land

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Neil Martin collection
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Swords
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England
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Mr Thomas Quinn
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1820
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Stewarts and LLoyds [Australia] Pty Ltd

Stewarts and LLoyds [Australia] Pty Ltd

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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Stewarts and Lloyds (Australia) Pty Ltd
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Barrister's wig worn by Sir George Houstoun Reid

Barrister's wig worn by Sir George Houstoun Reid

Anne Fairbairn collection no. 2
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Wigs
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London, England
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Ravenscroft
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1890
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Now we're married oft' I think of 'Jim' boys, sleeping in the Church yard by the sea ...

Now we're married oft' I think of 'Jim' boys, sleeping in th...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Redmond Nolan
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Emu egg carved with image of a face by Bill Reid

Emu egg carved with image of a face by Bill Reid

Bill Reid - John Cawte collection
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Engraved emu eggs
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Bill Reid
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A touch of gold

A touch of gold

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr James A. Turner
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Two photographs on card entitled Group of natives and Rev. J. Bulmer, and Mission house and church

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Nicholas Caire collection
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Photographs
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Nicholas Caire
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Bark Painting, Fishing Scene showing Dugong and Turtle, from Groote Eylandt, 1948

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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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Unknown
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1948
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Silver medallion fom Royal Agricultural Society of Western Australia presented to S Emanuel in 1905

Silver medallion fom Royal Agricultural Society of Western A...

Emanuel Family collection
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Medallions
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Western Australia, Australia
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The Royal Agricultural Society of Western Australia Inc
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1905
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Group of school boys in the 9th grade, with their teacher

Group of school boys in the 9th grade, with their teacher

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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'Ngurti' by Mayapu Elsie Thomas, 2007

'Ngurti' by Mayapu Elsie Thomas, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Containers
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Jilji Bore, Western Australia, Australia
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Mayapu E. Thomas
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2007
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Bama Bama story - rats from  Manguldji.

Bama Bama story - rats from Manguldji.

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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1967
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Palace Gardens, Sydney, N.S.W

Palace Gardens, Sydney, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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German newspaper article

German newspaper article "Kommt wieder nach Australien"

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Newspaper clippings
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The Mystic Lake, Mt Buffalo, Victoria

The Mystic Lake, Mt Buffalo, Victoria

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Buffalo, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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