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Image Title and Collection What Where Who When
'Lizard Dreaming Site at Linga-Goora (Lingakura)', painted by Ray Inkamala Tjampitjinpa, 1976

'Lizard Dreaming Site at Linga-Goora (Lingakura)', painted b...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Browns Bore, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ray I. Tjampitjinpa
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1976
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Orange Fairy Butterfly

Orange Fairy Butterfly

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Art Series
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1905
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The Gib, Bowral

The Gib, Bowral

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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Mr Josef Lebovic
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A bush fire alarm

A bush fire alarm

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr James A. Turner
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Barron Falls. Cairns District. Q,1905

Barron Falls. Cairns District. Q,1905

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Barron Falls, Cairns District, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1905
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Black and white photograph of a procession

Black and white photograph of a procession

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Letter

Letter

E Redlich collection
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Reverend Allan G. Rankine
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1961
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Wooden decorated carving of a pelican

Wooden decorated carving of a pelican

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Wood carvings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1974
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A bedroom with patchwork bedspread and curtains

A bedroom with patchwork bedspread and curtains

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Invitation to the opening of the First Commonwealth Parliament at Exhibition Building, Melbourne, 9 May 1901.

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Whereat collection
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Invitations
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Sands & McDougall Limited
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearheads
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Wet specimen - Horse, kidney

Wet specimen - Horse, kidney

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Paramount Six Day Cycle Race sash

Paramount Six Day Cycle Race sash

Ken Ross collection
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Mr Ken Ross
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Sepia photograph of rural land in Keysdale with house in background

Sepia photograph of rural land in Keysdale with house in bac...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1914
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Wet specimen - Horse - brain

Wet specimen - Horse - brain

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Martumili Ngurra painting

Martumili Ngurra painting

Martumili Ngurra Collection
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Acrylic paintings
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Parnngurr, Western Australia, Australia
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Kumpaya Girgaba
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2009
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'Tingarri Dreaming', painted by Charlie Tjapangati, 1981

'Tingarri Dreaming', painted by Charlie Tjapangati, 1981

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Charlie Tjapangati
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1981
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Sketch of Beth Dean in a seated dance pose wearing an orange-brown costume with white swirls, [5 min Sketch by Bill Constable 1950]

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Beth Dean Carell collection no. 2
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Chamaescilla Corymbosa

Chamaescilla Corymbosa

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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1873
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Letter

Letter

Betty Hall collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Sir Robert 'Bob' G. Menzies
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1941
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Condolence card from the Cornford family to the victims of the Bali bombings

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Bali Bombings 2002 Memorial - Parliament of Victoria collection
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Greeting cards
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Kuta, Bali, Indonesia
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2002
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Painting depicts  X-ray style kangaroo

Painting depicts X-ray style kangaroo

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Bobby B. Nganjmirra
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1974
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Envelope to Mrs John Richmond

Envelope to Mrs John Richmond

Joan Richmond collection
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Envelopes
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Toorak, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1931
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Postcard of Engineering Works Auburn

Postcard of Engineering Works Auburn

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Auburn, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Painting by Gordon Syron - Church On Hill, 1982

Painting by Gordon Syron - Church On Hill, 1982

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Oil paintings
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Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, Australia
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Gordon Syron
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1982
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Courtroom sketch of the Chamberlain trial by Veronica O'Leary, dated 28 September 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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Bride at sea

Bride at sea

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Photograph album containing historic aviation photographs

Photograph album containing historic aviation photographs

William Beausang collection
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Courtroom sketch 'Day 1 of the Chamberlain trial Justice Muirhead. Darwin.' by Veronica O'Leary dated 13 September 1982.

Courtroom sketch 'Day 1 of the Chamberlain trial Justice Mui...

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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The Lane Cove River from St. Ignatius College Reserve, Sydney, N.S.W

The Lane Cove River from St. Ignatius College Reserve, Sydne...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lane Cove River, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Black and brown terracotta vase by Nyukana (Daisy) Baker, 2003

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ceramic forms
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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2003
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Spearthrower collected by Daisy Bates from Aboriginal visitors to her Ooldea camp

Spearthrower collected by Daisy Bates from Aboriginal visito...

Herbert Browne collection
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1920
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Brown [savagely]: do you know ...

Brown [savagely]: do you know ...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Flannel Flower Babies Grow in Australia (They bring love)

Flannel Flower Babies Grow in Australia (They bring love)

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Cecilia M. Gibbs
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Jamestown, South Australia, Australia
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The Belalie Agricultural Society
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1946
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Harbour Beach, Manly. N.S.W

Harbour Beach, Manly. N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Manly Beach, Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bark painting 'Water lily bulbs' by Mithinarri Gurruwiwi, Yirrkala, 1965

Bark painting 'Water lily bulbs' by Mithinarri Gurruwiwi, Yi...

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mithinarri Gurruwiwi
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1965
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Clifton Gardens

Clifton Gardens

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Clifton Gardens, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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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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Marita Kantilla
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Kaffir Beauty - depicts an African mother and child

Kaffir Beauty - depicts an African mother and child

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Tax Stamps sheet

Tax Stamps sheet

Carmelo Mirabelli collection no. 1
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Financial records
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Shepparton, Goulburn Valley, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Carmelo Mirabelli
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1957
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Australian Native - Seaside amusements

Australian Native - Seaside amusements

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Oxford Street, Sydney

Oxford Street, 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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Slipcast terracotta mug with mukata (beanie) design, made by Peter Ward using Ernabella artists designs, for Ernabella at Bondi Pavilion event, 2004

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Mugs
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Peter Ward
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2004
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Postcard of Edward Henty

Postcard of Edward Henty

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Scene, Botanical Gardens, Sydney

Scene, Botanical Gardens, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Message stick

Message stick

Gladys Henry collection
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Euramo, Tully, QLD, Australia
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Not provided
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1970
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There were seven of them altogether

There were seven of them altogether

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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Sydney Harbour from Dawes Point

Sydney Harbour from Dawes Point

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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1905
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Lucas Heights Nuclear Target

Lucas Heights Nuclear Target

Movement Against Uranium Mining collection
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Political badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Movement Against Uranium Mining
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1983
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Sydney, N.S.W. - St. Mary's R.C. Cathedral, showing the Archibald Memorial Hyde Park

Sydney, N.S.W. - St. Mary's R.C. Cathedral, showing the Arch...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Hyde Park, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Pukumani Poles

Pukumani Poles

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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Anacleta Timaepakua
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Round the grass-tuft glided a pearly shell.

Round the grass-tuft glided a pearly shell.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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'Ngurrapalangu', painted by Uta Uta Tjangala, 1974

'Ngurrapalangu', painted by Uta Uta Tjangala, 1974

Fred Myers collection
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Paintings
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Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Uta Uta Tjangala
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1974
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The beautiful Blue Lake, Mt Gambier, SA

The beautiful 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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'The Junius Cup', 1827

'The Junius Cup', 1827

Junius Cup collection
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Trophies
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Report detailing the results of the Magnetical, Nautical and Meteorological Observations...

Report detailing the results of the Magnetical, Nautical and...

Burke and Wills collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Professor Georg B. von Neumayer
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1860
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Ship with white and black funnel under way

Ship with white and black funnel under way

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Bark painting depicting the Wawilak Sisters story by Mathaman Marika, Yirrkala, 1965

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J Davidson collection no. 3
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mathaman Marika
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1965
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Entrance to Gardens and Domain, Sydney

Entrance to Gardens and Domain, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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