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The Colonial House Museum, Garrison Church

The Colonial House Museum, Garrison Church

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Handwritten recipe for ginger cordial and furniture polish

Handwritten recipe for ginger cordial and furniture polish

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Manuscripts
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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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Advertising card featuring Hughie Mehegan

Advertising card featuring Hughie Mehegan

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising cards
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Baker's Stadium, Rushcutters Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1913
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Colin Turner of Dunoon

Colin Turner of Dunoon

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Portrait photographs
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Studio portrait photograph of Thomas Hinton standing beside a table.

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Thomas Hinton collection
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Albumen prints
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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John W. Beattie
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1900
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A days spell

A days spell

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Jan H. Scheltema
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Ledger of wages for household servants

Ledger of wages for household servants

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Ledgers
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Prince's Bridge, Melbourne, Australia

Prince's Bridge, Melbourne, Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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Convict love token from Edward Hawkins, 1834

Convict love token from Edward Hawkins, 1834

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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The Model Store, Grace Bros, Broadway, Glebe

The Model Store, Grace Bros, Broadway, Glebe

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Grace Bros
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Melba Falls, Lorne

Melba Falls, Lorne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Melba Falls, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Charles H. Young
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Convict love token from Thomas Alsop, 1833

Convict love token from Thomas Alsop, 1833

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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The Lithgow Supply Co.

The Lithgow Supply Co.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The R.S.L Building, Commercial Street, Mt Gambier, SA

The R.S.L Building, Commercial Street, 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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Woven semi-circular basket

Woven semi-circular basket

E Milne collection
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Baskets
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Stradbroke Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Aboriginal breastplate for Tommy, King of Gongolgon

Aboriginal breastplate for Tommy, King of Gongolgon

E Milne collection
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Gongolgon, New South Wales, Australia
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1931
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Convict love token engraved with the names H. Orum and H. Cutler

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Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Calendar

Calendar

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Fishing spear made by Wilfred Aniba

Fishing spear made by Wilfred Aniba

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Spears
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Thursday Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Wilfred Aniba
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1987
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Caulfield Cup, 1905

Caulfield Cup, 1905

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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South Caulfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1905
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'Kiritjinya', painted  by John Tjakamarra, 1975

'Kiritjinya', painted by John Tjakamarra, 1975

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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John Tjakamarra
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1975
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Bushfire Appeal

Bushfire Appeal

Ben Chifley collection no. 3
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Receipts
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Photograph of Minnie Valentine, Jim Valentine and Minnie's relations

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Turner and Valentine Families collection
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'Making Spears', painted by Long Jack Phillipus Tjakamarra, 1975

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Long Jack Phillipus Tjakamarra
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1975
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Certificate awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1890, Hon.

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Certificates
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1890
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Quorn, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Country Women's Association
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1947
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Unissued Commonwealth Railways Gold Life Pass

Unissued Commonwealth Railways Gold Life Pass

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Transport passes
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Commonwealth Railways
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1912
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Pink cotton ribbon.

Pink cotton ribbon.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Ribbons
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The Tourist.

The Tourist.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Journals
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Letter about a horse named Ajax

Letter about a horse named Ajax

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Manuscripts
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Robbery Under Arms, No. 2

Robbery Under Arms, No. 2

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Charles Hammond
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I Didn't Know It Was Loaded! [Caricature of a kangaroo and koala]

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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King Billy Australia

King Billy Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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A difficult angle

A difficult angle

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Margaret Anglin

Margaret Anglin

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Talma & Co
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Boomerang with red and white pigment

Boomerang with red and white pigment

Daisy Bates and Herbert Browne collection
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Boomerangs
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Ooldea, South Australia, Australia
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Daisy M. Bates CBE
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Ceramic vase

Ceramic vase

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Vases
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1900
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Convict love token engraved with the names J. Kelly and C. Underwood, 1835

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Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Aboriginal breastplate for King Too Too, Crack Horsebreaker & Glastonbury Coach Groom

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Genevieve Head collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Gympie, Queensland, Australia
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Wm M Lynn, General Engraver
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1888
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Glass plate negative - Lionel Gee with unnamed man, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905

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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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1905
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Spinifex pigeon

Spinifex pigeon

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Wood carvings
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Angkaliya
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Sydney Heads

Sydney Heads

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney Heads, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Jessie Harris (nee Baker) with her children,  Jessie, Phyllis, George (Tom).

Jessie Harris (nee Baker) with her children, Jessie, Phylli...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Muraina's Quarrel with Gandji, the Jabilai Man and Wurrban, the Emu Woman.

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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Djawa
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Tom Harris on Creamy

Tom Harris on Creamy

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Trans-Australian Railway. The Inma Dancers

Trans-Australian Railway. The Inma Dancers

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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South Australia, Australia
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Trans-Australian Railway
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1912
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Valerie Henderson  (nee Faithfull), her mother, Ethel Faithfull, Edwina Henderson and her mother, Heather Henderson, (nee Menzies).

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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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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Portion of Garden of the Moon, Hollywood, Arthur's Seat, Vic

Portion of Garden of the Moon, Hollywood, Arthur's Seat, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Arthurs Seat, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Surfing Australia

Surfing Australia

Australian National Travel Association collection
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Posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian National Travel Association
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1930
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School report

School report

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Reports
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Shoulder bag in the shape of the Aboriginal flag

Shoulder bag in the shape of the Aboriginal flag

Claire Smith collection
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Carry bags
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A man walking towards the J.T. Collett Family Butcher and Baker

A man walking towards the J.T. Collett Family Butcher and Ba...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bark painting 'Kindaagi the old red plains kangaroo' by Yirawala

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Lovett Tower, Woden Town Centre, Phillip, Canberra, Australian Capi...
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Yirawala
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Bark painting 'Yirritja Narra flying fox dance' by George Milpurrurru, Milingimbi, 1966

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J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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George N. Milpurrurru
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1966
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Letter

Letter

Benny Zable collection no. 2
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Painting on masonite by Madi, 1964 -  depicts five sharks

Painting on masonite by Madi, 1964 - depicts five sharks

Dr Alex Van der Leeden collection
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Paintings
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Numbulwar, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Madi
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1964
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Souvenir cup from the opening of Old Parliament House on 9 May 1927

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Bernice Spence Fryer collection
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Commemorative cups
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England, United Kingdom
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Aynsley and Sons
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1926
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