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Letter from Samuel Bromley to Thomas Mussen, November 16th 1864

Letter from Samuel Bromley to Thomas Mussen, November 16th 1...

Alexander Mussen collection
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Letters
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Pyramul, New South Wales, Australia
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Reverend Samuel Bromley
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1864
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When the tide is low

When the tide is low

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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W Lister-Lister
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Painting no. 8, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - The young Bil-bil brothers come running in for shelter

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Dick Roughsey Rainbow Serpent collection
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Oil paintings
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Certificate

Certificate

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Certificates
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2091 HMS Victory

2091 HMS Victory

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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London, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1905
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Invoice from the Canada Cycle & Motor Co., Melbourne, 1904

Invoice from the Canada Cycle & Motor Co., Melbourne, 1904

Cycling in Australia - Ephemera collection no.1
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Invoices
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Silvan Dam from Kalorama, Vic

Silvan Dam from Kalorama, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Silvan Reservoir, Silvan, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Envelope addressed to W P Faithfull Esq, Springfield, Goulburn

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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William P. Faithfull
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The Beach, Newcastle, NSW

The Beach, Newcastle, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Newcastle Beach, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Heard melodies are sweet, but those unheard are sweeter

Heard melodies are sweet, but those unheard are sweeter

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Miss Gladys Riddle
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St Peters Church of England, Darlinghurst

St Peters Church of England, 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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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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'Tingarri men at Kiritjinya', painted by John Tjakamarra, 1975

'Tingarri men at Kiritjinya', painted by John Tjakamarra, 19...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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John Tjakamarra
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1975
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1916 Easter Show Supplements

1916 Easter Show Supplements

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1916
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Certificate awarded to Mrs V.M. Wilson at the Bribbaree P.A.H. & I. Association 37th Exhibition, 1962  for first prize for a bridge cloth

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Bribbaree, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1962
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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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Lovett Tower, Woden Town Centre, Phillip, Canberra, Australian Capi...
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Yirawala
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Linocut titled Badu Harbour, by Joseph Au, 2012

Linocut titled Badu Harbour, by Joseph Au, 2012

National Museum of Australia History Through Art Award 2012 collection
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Linocuts
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Badu Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Joseph Au
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Fireplace with a vase of flowers to one side and a bookcase to the other.

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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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In Memory of the Victims of Bali in Loving Reflection

In Memory of the Victims of Bali in Loving Reflection

Bali Bombings 2002 Memorial - Parliament of Victoria collection
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Commemorative banners
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Flemington, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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2002
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Government House, from Botanical Gardens, Melbourne

Government House, from Botanical Gardens, Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Government House, Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Seed pod rattle

Seed pod rattle

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Musical instruments
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Thursday Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Thursday Island Primary School
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1992
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Painting depicts a woman in silhouette

Painting depicts a woman in silhouette

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Paintings
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SS Bombala

SS Bombala

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Kodak Ltd
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Permission for convict Edward Evans to pass from Launceston to Campbell Town Police Office

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I Dowdle collection
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Passes
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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1844
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Message stick

Message stick

Enid Bowden collection
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Commemorative book celebrating the Trans-Australian Railway, Turning the First Sod, By His Excellency the Governor General at Port Augusta, 14 September 1912

Commemorative book celebrating the Trans-Australian Railway,...

Elizabeth Kay collection no. 1
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Commemorative books
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Commonwealth of Australia
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1912
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Black and white lantern slide of a painting - The Death of O'Malley

Black and white lantern slide of a painting - The Death of O...

Christies Auction collection
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Lantern slides
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Goimbla Station, Eugowra, New South Wales, Australia
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John O'Meally
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1863
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Boomerang

Boomerang

John Magers collection
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Boomerangs
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Cloncurry, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1975
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On the Death of Puss

On the Death of Puss

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Manuscripts
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1833
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Armband - Milingimbi, N.T.

Armband - Milingimbi, N.T.

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Armbands
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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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Black and white negative glass lantern slide - Base of Ayers Rock Northern Territory, showing effect of aoelian erosion, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1926
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Prince Charles - Matador-Skater

Prince Charles - Matador-Skater

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Hotel Manly, NSW

The Hotel 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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Volume 2, 1873-6, Educational collections of Australian plants

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Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Books
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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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HMS Mallow

HMS Mallow

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Kodak Ltd
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Police baton

Police baton

Neville Locker collection
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Batons
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club Annual Meeting, 18 January 1889

Tirranna Picnic Race Club Annual Meeting, 18 January 1889

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Programs
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Tirranna, New South Wales, Australia
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1889
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Untitled, by Narritjin Maymuru

Untitled, by Narritjin Maymuru

Enid Bowden collection
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Bark paintings
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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Elizabeth Street, Sydney

Elizabeth Street, 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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Painting depicts a waisted rectangular figure within a thin rectangular frame

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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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Plane table frame used by Captain James Cook

Plane table frame used by Captain James Cook

Captain Cook Plane Table Frame collection
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Surveying equipment
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England
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Captain James Cook
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1768
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Glass plate negative - Bumerangi, an old Arrernte woman, suffering from senility and blindness, Bloods Creek, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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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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1920
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Tirranna Committee about 1908

Tirranna Committee about 1908

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Australian scene, lunch hour

Australian scene, lunch hour

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Hereward

Hereward

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Govertt's Leap and Bridal Veil Falls, Blackheath, NSW

Govertt's Leap and Bridal Veil Falls, Blackheath, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Govetts Leap, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Post Office, Bowral, 1909

Post Office, Bowral, 1909

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bowral, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1909
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Handwritten note that was pinned inside a pocket of a fur coat

Handwritten note that was pinned inside a pocket of a fur co...

Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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Notes
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Unknown
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1990
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Breadcarters (Northumberland) (Variation), 19 December 1946, details award wage regulations

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ET Fealy collection
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Information sheets
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Bark painting representing kulama initiation by Deaf Tommy in Snake Bay, Melville Island, 1965

Bark painting representing kulama initiation by Deaf Tommy i...

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Snake Bay, Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Deaf Tommy, Pukualamiri
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1965
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Masonic Grand Director's baton

Masonic Grand Director's baton

Ronald L Gale Masonic collection no. 1
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Batons
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Mr Ronald L. Gale
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1970
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Message stick

Message stick

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Message sticks
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Snake Bay, Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tuprukamiri
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1965
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Susan Maple-Brown as a young girl.

Susan Maple-Brown as a young girl.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Portrait photographs
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Hotel Esplanade, Western Australia, 'Host of the West'.

Hotel Esplanade, Western Australia, 'Host of the West'.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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The Colortype Press
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Weapon bag by Yvonne Koolmatrie

Weapon bag by Yvonne Koolmatrie

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Baskets
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Berri, South Australia, Australia
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Yvonne Koolmatrie
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1990
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The Narrows, from Kalimna, Lakes Entrance, Vic

The Narrows, from Kalimna, Lakes Entrance, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Narrows, Lakes Entrance, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Three young women at the entrance to a narrow suspension bridge

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Australia, Albert Park Lagoon near Melbourne

Australia, Albert Park Lagoon near Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Albert Park, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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Tintype portrait of a young child

Tintype portrait of a young child

Bothwell Museum collection
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Bothwell Museum
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1880
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