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Black and white photograph of the Tasmanian Team at the Interstate Lacrosse Carnival, Melbourne, 1912

Black and white photograph of the Tasmanian Team at the Inte...

National Sports Information Centre collection
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Photographs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Tasmanian Lacrosse Team
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1912
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The ever-restless sea

The ever-restless sea

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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W Lister-Lister
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Barrel Machinery

Barrel Machinery

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Painting depicting vegetation with running emu, by Butcher Joe Nangan

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Joe (Butcher) Nangan
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1976
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Ostrich Chicks Hatching

Ostrich Chicks Hatching

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Washing day in camp

Washing day in camp

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr James A. Turner
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Laughing Jackass

Laughing Jackass

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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'Time Change'

'Time Change'

Diana Boyer collection
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Paintings
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Diana Boyer
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Crochet milk jug cover with penguin shells

Crochet milk jug cover with penguin shells

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Dulcie Greeno collection
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Artworks
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Dulcie Greeno
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2003
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Archibald Fountain, Hyde Park

Archibald Fountain, Hyde Park

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Hyde Park, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Douglas Pratt
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David Jones

David Jones

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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David Jones Ltd
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1920
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The Sun, London, Thursday, June 28, 1838

The Sun, London, Thursday, June 28, 1838

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Newspapers
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Mosman

Mosman

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Light fawn felt high-crowned top hat

Light fawn felt high-crowned top hat

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Top hats
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Group of Aboriginal men sitting and standing around a campfire, wearing European clothing.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sketchbook, Diana Boyer

Sketchbook, Diana Boyer

Diana Boyer collection
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Sketchbooks
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Diana Boyer
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A bit of Mosman

A bit of Mosman

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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A dangerous visitor

A dangerous visitor

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr James A. Turner
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HMS Impregnable, Inconstant and Emerald

HMS Impregnable, Inconstant and Emerald

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Somerset, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Subdivision plan, titled 'Blocks for Lease, For Private Residential Purposes, Griffith, Narrabundah & Ainslie Divisions, CANBERRA'

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Parsons collection
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Pulpit Rock, Cora Lynn, Tas

Pulpit Rock, Cora Lynn, Tas

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Corra Linn Gorge, Tasmania, Australia
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Laura H. Davey
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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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Margaret R. Pilakui
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Wet specimen - Mountain Devil - whole specimen preserved

Wet specimen - Mountain Devil - whole specimen preserved

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Tirranna race club members card

Tirranna race club members card

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Membership cards
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Augustus L. Faithfull
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1928
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Launceston Centenary 21st March 1906

Launceston Centenary 21st March 1906

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1806
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Dry River Bridge, Quaama

Dry River Bridge, Quaama

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Quaama, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Message stick

Message stick

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Message sticks
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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Wooden (mawa) mask carved from a solid form, with a human face and protruding ears and a nose

Wooden (mawa) mask carved from a solid form, with a human fa...

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Masks
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Saibai Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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Hand signed letter from Don Bradman to Edgar R. Mayne inquiring about the possible sale of Mayne's sports store in Melbourne, 1931

Hand signed letter from Don Bradman to Edgar R. Mayne inquir...

Nanette Ward collection
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Letters
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Sir Donald 'Don' Bradman
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1931
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Postcard featuring Circular Quay, Sydney

Postcard featuring Circular Quay, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Circular Quay, Sydney Cove, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Bare knuckle boxing trophy presented to Australian boxer William Sparkes in England in 1847

Bare knuckle boxing trophy presented to Australian boxer Wil...

North Austral collection
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Trophies
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London, England
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William Sparkes
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1800
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Holster for a Colt Model 1851 Navy revolver

Holster for a Colt Model 1851 Navy revolver

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Holsters
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Postcard featuring a coloured illustration of an angel holding a white dove

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Underground cells, Point Puer, Tasmania

Underground cells, Point Puer, Tasmania

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Point Puer, Carnarvon Bay, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Parliamentary Press Gallery pass

Parliamentary Press Gallery pass

Alan Reid collection
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Flying Foxes

Flying Foxes

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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Munggurrawuy Yunapingu
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1963
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Red and green kangaroo paw.  Green kangaroo paw

Red and green kangaroo paw. Green kangaroo paw

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Bon Marche Stores
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The Windsor, Spring Street, Melbourne, Vic

The Windsor, Spring Street, Melbourne, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Shrine of Remembrance, North Terrace, Adelaide, SA

Shrine of Remembrance, North Terrace, Adelaide, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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QSL card for VK5Z

QSL card for VK5Z

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1936
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Tandem Water Cart. Toronto, N.S.W, 1906

Tandem Water Cart. Toronto, N.S.W, 1906

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Toronto, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Labels
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R. C. Presbytery

R. C. Presbytery

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Post Office, Narrabri

Post Office, Narrabri

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Narrabri, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Convict love token from Henry Teague, 1845

Convict love token from Henry Teague, 1845

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Emu & Snake, painted on a tea chest lid by Johnny Bamagal.

Emu & Snake, painted on a tea chest lid by Johnny Bamagal.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 5
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Bark paintings
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Barunga, Northern Territory, Australia
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Johnny Bamagal
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1968
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 LINK-UP (NSW) ABORIGINAL CORPORATION pass card for Peter Read, Public Officer

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Peter Read collection
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Benevolent Gentleman ...

Benevolent Gentleman ...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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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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Edwards' National Hotel

Edwards' National Hotel

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Aboriginal breastplate for Dennis, Chief of Morbringer

Aboriginal breastplate for Dennis, Chief of Morbringer

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Murrumbidgee River, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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Painting depicts a large central concentric circle with six small circles

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi
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Message stick

Message stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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Not provided
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1926
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Photograph of Emilie Roach next to mount 'Dungog'

Photograph of Emilie Roach next to mount 'Dungog'

Colledge Family collection
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Photographs
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1929
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Railway track with buildings in the background

Railway track with buildings in the background

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Railway Station Arncliffe

Railway Station Arncliffe

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Arncliffe, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Kodak Ltd
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Repco 'Roadster' bicycle, used by Bill Thorn in Melbourne and Canberra from 1947-1981

Repco 'Roadster' bicycle, used by Bill Thorn in Melbourne an...

Bill Thorn collection
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Bicycles
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Australia
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Repco
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1947
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Bandicoot

Bandicoot

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Songs and their Singers - Any Rags

Songs and their Singers - Any Rags

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Convict love token from Joseph Hemming, 1833

Convict love token from Joseph Hemming, 1833

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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