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Image Title and Collection What Where Who When
Film negative - To keep flies away an old man fans himself with a immejet (fan), Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Alligator River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1928
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Staffordshire figurine of Sir R Tichborne c.1873

Staffordshire figurine of Sir R Tichborne c.1873

Sir Roger Tichborne Staffordshire Figurine collection
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Ceramic forms
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Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
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Royal Staffordshire Pottery
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1873
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Bank of Adelaide

Bank of Adelaide

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Bank of Adelaide Inc
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Bark painting 'Two Mimi Spirits (males) dancing' by Paddy Compass Namatbara, Croker Island, 1963

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Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Bark paintings
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Paddy C. Namatbara
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1963
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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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Blowhole during storm, Kiama

Blowhole during storm, Kiama

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Kiama, South Coast, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Untitled painting by Louie Pwerle

Untitled painting by Louie Pwerle

Helen Eager and Christopher Hodges collection no. 2
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Acrylic paintings
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Utopia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Louie Pwerle
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1990
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Postcard featuring a coloured head portrait of a lady wearing a black hat and red feather plume

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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O Brock
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Water bottle used by explorer Robert O'Hara Burke on his 1860-1861 expedition to the Gulf of Carpentaria

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Robert O'Hara Burke collection
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Water containers
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Victoria, Australia
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Robert O'Hara Burke
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1860
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Home Leigh, North Botany

Home Leigh, North Botany

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Botany, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Barrel Machinery

Barrel Machinery

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Pom pom neck ornament

Pom pom neck ornament

Stan Mitchell collection
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Personal adornments
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Limited edition print of the painting 'Opening of First Commonwealth Parliament' by Tom Roberts

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Antique Print Room collection
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Paris, France
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1903
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Bark painting 'Tortoises and fresh water crocodiles' by Birrikidji Gumana, Yirrkala, 1963

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Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Birrikitji Gumana
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1963
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The beautiful approach to the bridge, Nowra, NSW

The beautiful approach to the bridge, Nowra, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Nowra, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Souvenir half main bearing of the Central Engine from the Southern Cross used on Pacific, Australian, Tasman and English flights 1928-1929

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Ellen Rogers collection
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Aircraft components
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sir Charles E. Kingsford Smith
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1930
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Where heaven and earth are one, Lake Kerford, Beechworth, Vic

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Beechworth, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Yam Holes Dredge, Beaufort

Yam Holes Dredge, Beaufort

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Opening of Parliament

Opening of Parliament

Marcia Rankin collection
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Oil paintings
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Sir Ivor H. Hele CBE
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1954
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ketches at anchor, Elizabeth Bay, Sydney

ketches at anchor, Elizabeth Bay, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Elizabeth Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Rock Wallaby

Rock Wallaby

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Charlie Egeley
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The "Y" Factor

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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Beautiful Queenscliff, Vic.  A view from the park

Beautiful Queenscliff, Vic. A view from the park

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Queenscliff, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Australian Natives: Taking down the poor bushies

Australian Natives: Taking down the poor bushies

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Prize card awarded to Mr AL Faithfull Goulburn 1888

Prize card awarded to Mr AL Faithfull Goulburn 1888

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1888
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Middle Harbor, Sydney

Middle Harbor, Sydney

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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1910
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The Honey Ant Dreaming

The Honey Ant Dreaming

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Musty S. Tjapangati
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The Royal Victoria Hotel, Wangarratta, Vic

The Royal Victoria Hotel, Wangarratta, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Wangaratta, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Deep pink silk chiffon dress with train

Deep pink silk chiffon dress with train

Tania Verstak collection
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Evening dresses
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Park Avenue Gowns, Melbourne
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Film negative - Attack Island, Glenelg River, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glenelg River, Western Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1916
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Wombyan [sic - Wambeyan] Cave

Wombyan [sic - Wambeyan] Cave

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Wombeyan Caves, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Envelopes
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Boy sitting in a chair next to a dog.

Boy sitting in a chair next to a dog.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Picture model of action at Lone Pine, Gallipoli, 1915

Picture model of action at Lone Pine, Gallipoli, 1915

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australian War Memorial, Campbell, Canberra, Australian Capital Ter...
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1915
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Site of the Barren Jack Dam. N.S.W

Site of the Barren Jack Dam. N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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New South Wales, Australia
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Convict love token from Samuel Sergent, 1830

Convict love token from Samuel Sergent, 1830

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Sculpture - bandicoot

Sculpture - bandicoot

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Wood carvings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Paddy Dhatanju
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1964
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Hotel Australia, Sydney

Hotel Australia, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Film negative - Horse-whip at the Well, Todmorden station, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Todmorden Station, South Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1903
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Coogee from the south, NSW

Coogee from the south, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Coogee, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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War Relief fundraising certificate issued to May Knowles in 1944

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People's Paraphernalia collection no. 8
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Certificates
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Victorian Department of Education
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1944
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S.S. Matunga

S.S. Matunga

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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1912
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Camp Cove, Watson's Bay, Sydney

Camp Cove, Watson's Bay, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Camp Cove, Watsons Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Extract of Stone

Extract of Stone

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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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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1988
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Telegram sent to J B Young Limited for the attention of J Colman

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J B Young Ltd collection
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Telegrams
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New York, United States of America
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H C. Menzies
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QSL card for VK4GU, Australia

QSL card for VK4GU, Australia

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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Boondara, showing a man in a coat & tie holding a gate open for a shorn sheep

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Boondara, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1918
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Spillway, Maroondah Lake, Healesville

Spillway, Maroondah Lake, Healesville

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Maroondah Reservoir, Maroondah, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Courtroom sketch 'Michael and Lindy Chamberlain in court...' by Veronica O'Leary dated 6 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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Message stick

Message stick

Stan Mitchell collection
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Carvings
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Steam boat on the water with cranes in the foreground

Steam boat on the water with cranes in the foreground

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Harringtons Ltd
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Oxford Street, Sydney

Oxford Street, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Convict love token from James Faulkner, 1828

Convict love token from James Faulkner, 1828

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Smiling woman

Smiling woman

Tania Verstak collection
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British Pattern 1842 .75 smooth bore percussion musket used by the 12th Foot (East Suffolk Regiment)

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Neville Locker collection
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Muskets
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England
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Tower of London [Armouries]
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1848
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Melbourne Train Entering Kilcunda Station

Melbourne Train Entering Kilcunda Station

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Kilcunda, Victoria, Australia
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St Georges' River Lorne

St Georges' River Lorne

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Geelong Industrial and Juvenile Exhibition 1879-80 medallion awarded to Wilhelm Greiffenhagen

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Wilhelm Greiffenhagen collection
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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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1880
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Courtoom sketch of the Chamberlain trial by Veronica O'Leary, 1982.

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Veronica O'Leary collection no. 1
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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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Contract with the Army written in Polish on green paper, titled 'Army Form Number B271a'

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Andrzej Jedrzejowski collection
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