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Image Title and Collection What Where Who When
Glass plate negative - Wagon carrying 8-tonne load, Victoria River, 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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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1922
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Railway map of Australia, 1919, showing connections between West Australia and Queensland

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Frank and John Burdett collection
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Maps
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Western Australia, Australia
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Loreen Samson
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1919
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Child's drawing - Captain Cook

Child's drawing - Captain Cook

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Barnabas Tipiloura
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Bark painting divided into square and rectangular panels and depicting a rectangular figure with two triangular prongs on the top

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mundjinu
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'Kinyu' by Eubena Nampitjin and Jane Gimme, 2007

'Kinyu' by Eubena Nampitjin and Jane Gimme, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Eubena Nampitjin
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2007
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A woman standing on the veranda of a timber house named

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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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Enfield 2-Band .577 percussion cavalry carbine

Enfield 2-Band .577 percussion cavalry carbine

Bob Marshall collection no. 1
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Carbines
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1858
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Fountain in Machattie Park, Bathurst, N.S.W, 1907

Fountain in Machattie Park, Bathurst, N.S.W, 1907

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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The Serpent, Bilumbira - Yirrkala, 1948

The Serpent, Bilumbira - Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1948
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Cannondale CAAD 4 hard tail mountain bike used by Cadel Evans

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Cadel Evans collection no.1
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Bicycles
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Cannondale
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1998
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Scene in the Zoo, Sydney

Scene in the Zoo, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Moore Park, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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1912
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A Young Australasian.

A Young Australasian.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Horses and Saddles 1997, 1998

Horses and Saddles 1997, 1998

Liesl Rockchild collection
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Bush toys
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Santa Teresa, Northern Territory, Australia
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Calvin Smith
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1997
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Incised wooden narrow shield

Incised wooden narrow shield

South Eastern Australian Shields and Club collection
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Shields
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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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Finton Timpeapatua
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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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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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A Scrape o' the Pen

A Scrape o' the Pen

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1915
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Main St, Gloucester

Main St, Gloucester

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Gloucester, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1912
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Oval toy shield made from wood, with three sticks inserted through two holes in the posterior surface, to form the handle

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Toys
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Alberga River, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Engine room and condensors at the Yelarbon Freezing Works, Queensland, 1926-1955

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Bert Wright collection
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Photographs
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Song of Australia card issued to Mr Capelluti after his naturalisation from the Good Neighbour Council, 1962

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Rosa Cappelluti collection
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Cards
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1962
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Percival Type D3 Gull Six monoplane G-AERD

Percival Type D3 Gull Six monoplane G-AERD

Neil Jensen collection
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Aeroplanes
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Gravesend, Kent, England
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Percival Aircraft Company Limited
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1936
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Wayback

Wayback

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Warriors of New S. Wales

Warriors of New S. Wales

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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John H. Clark
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1813
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The Drawing Room, Wentworth House, Sydney

The Drawing Room, Wentworth House, 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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1911
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1907 Church Parade

1907 Church Parade

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Turtle Hunt (3rd paint of series).

Turtle Hunt (3rd paint of series).

Buku-Larrngay Arts collection no. 1
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Bark paintings
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Djarrakpi, NE Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nyapilingu Dhamarrandji
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1985
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Coonamble P & A Association 'Best Hogskin Saddle'

Coonamble P & A Association 'Best Hogskin Saddle'

David Allen medals collection
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Medals
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1881
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

E Milne collection
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Spearheads
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Bark painting depicting two birds and three bottle-shaped objects

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Maningrida Arts and Crafts 1982 collection
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Bark paintings
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Frank Malkorda
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Bird's eye view, Circular Quay, NSW

Bird's eye view, Circular Quay, NSW

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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Child's drawing, La Perouse, Sydney

Child's drawing, La Perouse, Sydney

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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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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Postcard featuring a printed pen and ink sketch of a war ravaged townscape

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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A woman standing at the corner of a partially completed brick house

A woman standing at the corner of a partially completed bric...

Parsons collection
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Photographs
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Retreat from Kirribilli

Retreat from Kirribilli

Peter Nicholson collection no. 3B
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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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1984
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Goanna.

Goanna.

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nobardbara
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1965
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Pennant commemorating the Royal Visit 1954

Pennant commemorating the Royal Visit 1954

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Pennants
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After the Riot

After the Riot

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1911
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Champion Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1887

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1887
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Patrol Box No.1 used by anthropologist Ian Hogbin in the Solomon Islands and New Guinea, 1933-1935

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Macleay Museum collection
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Boxes
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Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands
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Dr Ian Hogbin
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1933
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Christmas card

Christmas card

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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A glimpse of the Exhibition building, Melbourne, Vic

A glimpse of the Exhibition building, Melbourne, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Exhibition Building, Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Painting 12, Giant Devil-Dingo Series - The people cutting up Gaiya.

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Oil paintings
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1973
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Hand-drawn family tree of the Pitt family

Hand-drawn family tree of the Pitt family

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Genealogical charts
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A Woman's Love

A Woman's Love

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Documents
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Natives at play, Ceylon Tea estate - Lipton series

Natives at play, Ceylon Tea estate - Lipton series

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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My father is fisherman

My father is fisherman

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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Mary E. Kantilla
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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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Australian mining.  Prospecting for gold

Australian mining. Prospecting for gold

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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1909
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Wellington NZ

Wellington NZ

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Wellington, North Island, New Zealand
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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1907
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Black and white promotional photograph of Uncle George of 2GB

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Enid Treadgold collection
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Photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Radio 2GB, Sydney
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1935
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The Mitchell Library

The Mitchell Library

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
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1926
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William Percy Faithfull

William Percy Faithfull

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Portrait photographs
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Botany Heads, Sydney

Botany Heads, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Botany Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs T O'Brien
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Letter

Letter

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Chinese labour indenture certificate between Ng Hong and J B Simpson issued in Sydney in 1851

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Tim McCormick collection
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Indentures
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ng Hong
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1851
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Government House, Sydney

Government House, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Government House, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Ilma

Ilma

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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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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