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Natives of Carpentaria

Natives of Carpentaria

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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London, England
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T Baines
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1873
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Convict love token from James Thurtell, 1829

Convict love token from James Thurtell, 1829

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Tents or huts made of many pieces of material

Tents or huts made of many pieces of material

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Hunter at Raymond Terrace

The Hunter at Raymond Terrace

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Hunter River, New South Wales, Australia
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Dr R Riches
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Convict love token from H. Flood., 1844

Convict love token from H. Flood., 1844

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Dillenia Alata

Dillenia Alata

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Convict love token from J. Bailey, 1842

Convict love token from J. Bailey, 1842

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Centenary Tower, Mt Gambier, SA

Centenary Tower, Mt Gambier, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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School boys and a teacher standing in a school ground

School boys and a teacher standing in a school ground

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Cylindrical fibre basket - Yirrkala, 1948

Cylindrical fibre basket - Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Baskets
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Boot Mercers Milliners Dressmakers

Boot Mercers Milliners Dressmakers

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The War Memorial, North Terrace and the Hills, Adelaide, SA

The War Memorial, North Terrace and the Hills, Adelaide, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Monocular microscope used for the scientific study of algae by phycologist Valerie May

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Valerie Jones collection
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Microscopes
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Valerie May
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1940
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The Convict Ship

The Convict Ship

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Regent birds

Regent birds

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Neville W. Cayley Snr
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Pattern for knitting machine

Pattern for knitting machine

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Patterns
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Tea arriving at foot of Aerial Ropeway, Ceylon - Lipton series

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Ceylon
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Tourist.

The Tourist.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Journals
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Blue Lake, Mt Gambier, SA

Blue Lake, Mt Gambier, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Gratiola Periviana

Gratiola Periviana

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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1875
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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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Leah Kermama
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Bark painting depicting a Rainbow Serpent by John Mawurndjul, Marrkolidjban, 1981

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Marrkolidjban, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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John Mawurndjul
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1981
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Postcard featuring a pen and ink drawing of a solitary figure in a torrential downpour

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Box for Padlock Brand-reliable, Australian ADFA Dried Fruits, The Mildura Co-op. Fruit..

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ET Fealy collection
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Boxes
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Glass plate negative - Woman carrying pet possum on her head while on the march, Pongaponga people, western Arnhem land, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1922
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Under the Old Flag at Tamworth

Under the Old Flag at Tamworth

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Certificate

Certificate

Colledge Family collection
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Prize certificates
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1949
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Darley Road, Manly, NSW

Darley Road, Manly, NSW

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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Handwritten note on the history of the Cullinan Diamond, written in Johannesburg by E R Mayne whilst on tour with the Australian Cricket Team in 1921

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Nanette Ward collection
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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Portrait photograph of Brett Whiteley

Portrait photograph of Brett Whiteley

Jon Lewis collection
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Portrait photographs
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Jon Lewis
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Nova Peris' 400m gold medal from the 2001 Australian National Championships (Athletics)

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Nova Peris collection
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Sports medals
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Nova Peris
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2001
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Yelarbon Freezing Works, Queensland, about 1956

Yelarbon Freezing Works, Queensland, about 1956

Bert Wright collection
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Photographs
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Stuffed toy pig prize won by Erin Craig for having the reddest hair of children aboard SS Lurline, 1946

Stuffed toy pig prize won by Erin Craig for having the redde...

Erin Craig collection
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Toy pigs
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Pacific Ocean
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Erin Craig
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1946
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Chickens hatching

Chickens hatching

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Expendable bathythermograph, which measures water temperature and pressure

Expendable bathythermograph, which measures water temperatur...

CSIRO Marine Research collection
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Measuring instruments
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CSIRO Marine Research
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Certificate

Certificate

Colledge Family collection
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Prize certificates
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New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1952
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Film negative - Different ways of wearing the hair, Petermann Ranges, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Petermann Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1926
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Small sampler consisting of rectangle of cream open-weave fabric embroidered in black thread

Small sampler consisting of rectangle of cream open-weave fa...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Textile samplers
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Mary Faithfull
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Town Hall and Methodist Church and First Hospital at Powlett

Town Hall and Methodist Church and First Hospital at Powlett

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Green A-line evening dress

Green A-line evening dress

Ronald L Gale Masonic collection no. 2
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Evening dresses
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The day before payday: Civil Service Series -

The day before payday: Civil Service Series -

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Cathedral Rocks

Cathedral Rocks

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Print - Carter's Floral Illustrations

Print - Carter's Floral Illustrations

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Prints
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Exercise book containing religious sermons

Exercise book containing religious sermons

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Exercise books
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Otho St., Inverell, 1909

Otho St., Inverell, 1909

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Inverell, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Wooden carving with pokerwork design from Curtin Springs, 1957

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Barrie and Jennifer Hadlow collection
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Wood carvings
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Mug depicting Governor Davey's Proclamation to the Aborigines of Tasmania 1816

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Violet Mace collection
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Mugs
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Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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Violet Mace
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1934
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Blue Lake, Mt Gambier, SA

Blue Lake, Mt Gambier, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Panorama showing Firebrace Street, Horsham, Vic

Panorama showing Firebrace Street, Horsham, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Horsham, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Supper for Two

Supper for Two

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Waterside Workers Federation of Australia Sydney Branch, In memory of our fallen members at the front

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Waterside Workers Federation of Australia (Sydney Branch) collection
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Commemorative banners
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Waterside Workers Federation of Australia (Sydney Branch)
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1914
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Carl Zeiss F14471 monocular microscope and accessories

Carl Zeiss F14471 monocular microscope and accessories

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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Microscopes
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Jena, Germany
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Carl Zeiss
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Letter

Letter

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Letters
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Shantou, China
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1935
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Photograph of  William Hugh Anderson and Lilian Faithfull on horseback

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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"Agricultural Society of New South Wales, Great Centennial I...

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1888
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Sunset over a river, with embossed plants and snow.  Wishing you a merry Christmas

Sunset over a river, with embossed plants and snow. Wishing...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Wooden paddle - Yirrkala, 1948

Wooden paddle - Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Paddles
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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Pearl Faithfull as a young girl

Pearl Faithfull as a young girl

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Portrait photographs
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Convict love token from Birmingham Bill

Convict love token from Birmingham Bill

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Pencil sketch depicting a bridge

Pencil sketch depicting a bridge

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sketches
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