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Image Title and Collection What Where Who When
Painting no. 1, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - Goorialla making Narabullgan

Painting no. 1, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - Goo...

Dick Roughsey Rainbow Serpent collection
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Painting depicts six fish surrounded by lines of palm trees and rocks

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 6
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jack Maranguida
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1969
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Postcard of Bernard Bede Kieran, 'Our Barney - Champion Swimmer of the World'

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Bernard B. Kieran
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Rawson Falls, Bundanoon

Rawson Falls, Bundanoon

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Bundanoon, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Image of sunset over water

Image of sunset over water

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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Bulletin Post Cards

Bulletin Post Cards

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Packaging
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The Bulletin Newspaper Company Limited
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Anvil [stone implement]

Anvil [stone implement]

HP Moss collection
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Anvils (stone)
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Mount Ainslie, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Torrens Lake, Adelaide, South Australia

Torrens Lake, Adelaide, South Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Cave owl

Cave owl

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Nullarbor Plain, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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School report

School report

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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What do you think of this? Pearl

What do you think of this? Pearl

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Pattern for knitting machine

Pattern for knitting machine

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Australian Pictorial Diary for 1967, containing details of daily personal and school events

Australian Pictorial Diary for 1967, containing details of d...

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Diaries
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Alco Inc
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1966
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Membership card for Mrs W.H. Faithfull Anderson to the Australian Polo Club

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Games

Games

Alex and Paddy Stitt collection
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Books
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Clifton Gardens, Sydney Harbour

Clifton Gardens, Sydney Harbour

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Clifton Gardens, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Factory made wooden dolly peg

Factory made wooden dolly peg

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes pegs
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New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
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Pioneer Woodware Co
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1930
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The picturesque track to Olinda Falls, Victoria

The picturesque track to Olinda Falls, Victoria

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Olinda Falls Reserve, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Australian Imperial Forces cricket team flag, 1919

Australian Imperial Forces cricket team flag, 1919

Ruth Oldfield collection
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Australian flags
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Gallipoli, Turkey
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Mr William 'Bert' A. Oldfield
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1919
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Approach to the bridge, Nowra, NSW

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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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1941
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Coogee Beach NSW

Coogee Beach NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Coogee Beach, Coogee, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Yilkaringkatjanyayi Pitja (Has the Plane Come?) by Dianne Ungukalpi Golding

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Warakurna Tjanpi collection no.2
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Sculptures
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Dianne U. Golding
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Convict love token from John Harris, 1830

Convict love token from John Harris, 1830

Timothy Millett collection
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Mauve satin covered ladies right shoe

Mauve satin covered ladies right shoe

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Shoes
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Switzerland
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Farmers Co Ltd
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1920
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Aboriginal breastplate for Dick, King of Evesham, Darr River

Aboriginal breastplate for Dick, King of Evesham, Darr River

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Evesham Station, Darr River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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Souvenir card Blowering Dam - Ceremony to mark the first release of water for irrigation

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Snowy Scheme - Ken Johnson collection
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Cards
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Blowering Dam, New South Wales, Australia
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Water Conservation & Irrigation Commission
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1968
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Double Bay, Sydney [showinng Darling Point]

Double Bay, Sydney [showinng Darling Point]

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Double Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Glass plate negative - Whistle and his wife Nellie, between Derby and Kimberley Downs station, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1916
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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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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Mosman and Bay, Sydney

Mosman and Bay, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mosman Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Alex Cowan & Sons Ltd
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Notice relating to the Lincoln Park Dairy, Essendon, Victoria

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Conway Tighe collection
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Receipts
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Essendon, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Glass plate negative - Men showing their scars,  Port George IV, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1916
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The Better 'Ole

The Better 'Ole

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Nor' West Black

Nor' West Black

Patricia Heath collection
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Convict love token engraved with the initials S.C., 1824

Convict love token engraved with the initials S.C., 1824

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Bark painting

Bark painting

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lipundja
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1966
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Film negative - Punch, Lady and Annie, holding the eagle hawk Punch shot, Mt Woodward, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1903
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Commonwealth quarantine station flag

Commonwealth quarantine station flag

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Flags
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Western Suburbs, Brisbane rugby league cap worn by William Fahey, 1916

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Patricia Fahey collection
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Caps
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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1916
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Broken Hill Pickets 1909, Police Station

Broken Hill Pickets 1909, Police Station

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
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NSW Police
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1909
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Freemason's Installed Mark Master's apron

Freemason's Installed Mark Master's apron

Ronald L Gale Masonic collection no. 1
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Ceremonial aprons
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Mr Ronald L. Gale
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Painting depicts a writhing snake

Painting depicts a writhing snake

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Yirrkala, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mithinarri Gurruwiwi
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1967
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The Golf Links and Barrenjoey, Palm Beach, NSW

The Golf Links and Barrenjoey, Palm Beach, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Barrenjoey, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Country Press Chambers

Country Press Chambers

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1920
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Just in time

Just in time

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Prints
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London, England
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Thomas McLean
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1834
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Painting no. 16, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - Goorialla goes down onto the sea, leaving the country peopled with animals as well as humans

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Dick Roughsey Rainbow Serpent collection
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advertising leaflet and lace sample

advertising leaflet and lace sample

Ben Chifley collection no. 3
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Patterns
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34 The Strike 1909 - Block 10 escort

34 The Strike 1909 - Block 10 escort

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
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Broken Hill Proprietary Limited
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1909
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Mr. A. Higginson in

Mr. A. Higginson in "The Merry Widow"

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Cream-coloured partial dance program titled 'AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY'S BALL, 5th MAY 1869'

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1869
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Wertheim Pianos and Organs exhibit at the Brisbane Show, August 1912

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1912
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Black and white photograph of US swimmer John Weissmuller, 1921

Black and white photograph of US swimmer John Weissmuller, 1...

National Sports Information Centre collection
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Photographs
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New York, United States of America
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Johnny Weissmuller
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1921
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S.S. Electra at the Wharf, Taree

S.S. Electra at the Wharf, Taree

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Taree, New South Wales, Australia
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North Coast Steam Navigation Company
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1909
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Latvian ring-shaped brooch

Latvian ring-shaped brooch

Guna Kinne collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Latvia
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Mrs Guna Kinne
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1942
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Embroidery sampler

Embroidery sampler

Rose Pellet Sampler collection
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Textile samplers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Miss Rose A. Pellet
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1847
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A Merry Xmas to you [and] Aborigines of Western Australia

A Merry Xmas to you [and] Aborigines of Western Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Sydney Government House

Sydney Government House

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Government House, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Photograph of ship flying American flag

Photograph of ship flying American flag

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Sweet Dream of Faces

Sweet Dream of Faces

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Cream-coloured partial dance program with 'Mr [?]'s Party 1869' written inside, and 'Wm Percy Faithfull, Please Return' written on the back

Cream-coloured partial dance program with 'Mr [?]'s Party 18...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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