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Painting by Gordon Syron entitled 'Water hole of the sleepy lizard', 1983

Painting by Gordon Syron entitled 'Water hole of the sleepy ...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Paintings
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Gordon Syron
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1983
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Caricature of a kangaroo playing cricket

Caricature of a kangaroo playing cricket

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Storm Bay and the lighthouse, Kiama, NSW

Storm Bay and the lighthouse, Kiama, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Storm Bay, Kiama, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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The river and park, Swan Hill, Vic

The river and park, Swan Hill, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Swan Hill, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Table D'Hote room, Langham Hotel

Table D'Hote room, Langham Hotel

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Black and white photograph of Wally Meagher, Captain of the Waratahs Rugby Union Team, 1928

Black and white photograph of Wally Meagher, Captain of the ...

National Sports Information Centre collection
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Photographs
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New South Wales, Australia
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F W. Meagher
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1928
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Town Hall, Narrabri

Town Hall, 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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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Royal Victoria Hotel, Wangarratta, Vic

The Royal Victoria Hotel, Wangarratta, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Wangaratta, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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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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Hunting Adastra Gulf airborne magnetometer

Hunting Adastra Gulf airborne magnetometer

Bureau of Mineral Resources collection no. 1
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Geophysical survey equipment
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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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Photographic postcard of The Kangaroos rugby league team

Photographic postcard of The Kangaroos rugby league team

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Herbert H. Messenger III
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Good wishes from the land of the golden fleece to the stars and stripes

Good wishes from the land of the golden fleece to the stars ...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Approved Certificate / Advice Note from British Aerospace re dispatch of spare parts

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Neil Jensen collection
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Three dogs looking at a cage

Three dogs looking at a cage

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Blotting paper

Blotting paper

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Letter from Percival Aircraft Co. to Mons. F. Dufaux

Letter from Percival Aircraft Co. to Mons. F. Dufaux

Neil Jensen collection
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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr A P Lyons
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Hope Faithfull on the arm of Jim Webb

Hope Faithfull on the arm of Jim Webb

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Pencil sketch depicting two men with hounds, looking at a cottage

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Man standing on a natural rock bridge at a beach, with another man sitting in the foreground

Man standing on a natural rock bridge at a beach, with anoth...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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'California' & 'West Virginia' in Sydney Harbour 23/7/25

'California' & 'West Virginia' in Sydney Harbour 23/7/25

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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United States Navy
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1925
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Postcard featuring a colour cartoon of six people standing outside a Fry's Chocolates shop

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Postcard with an illustration depicting two kangaroos fighting

Postcard with an illustration depicting two kangaroos fighti...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Glimpse of Hornsby, N.S.W.

Glimpse of Hornsby, N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Hornsby, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Platypus

Platypus

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Telegram to Mr Aumuller Kamo Maru, Thursday Island

Telegram to Mr Aumuller Kamo Maru, Thursday Island

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Telegrams
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St Joseph's Convent, Mount St, North Sydney, NSW, novitiate building

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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North Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Rose Bay

Rose Bay

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Rose Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Blue Lake and Lake Drive, Mt Gambier, SA

The Blue Lake and Lake Drive, 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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Two houses near water with rowing boats and a jetty

Two houses near water with rowing boats and a jetty

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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A Greeting From Melbourne

A Greeting From Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Studio portrait photograph of Thomas Hinton.

Studio portrait photograph of Thomas Hinton.

Thomas Hinton collection
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Albumen prints
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Mr Albert Sargeant
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Life. Be in it. February 1987

Life. Be in it. February 1987

Alex and Paddy Stitt collection
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Magazines
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Red-brown hard cover elephant folio scrapbook relating to John [Johnny] Warrens' soccer career, 1985+

Red-brown hard cover elephant folio scrapbook relating to Jo...

John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Scrapbooks
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Johnny Warren MBE OAM
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1866 Melbourne Cup

1866 Melbourne Cup

John Tait collection
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Trophies
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London, England
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Mr John Tait
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1865
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Federation-era flag or bunting

Federation-era flag or bunting

John Ramsay collection
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Flags
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Dandenong, Victoria, Australia
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King George V
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Igor Zorich collection
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Spearheads
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Mr Igor Zorich
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Watson's Bay, Sydney N.S.W

Watson's Bay, Sydney N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Watsons Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Tarraford River, Glen Innes NSW

Tarraford River, Glen Innes NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Glen Innes, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Shoalhaven River and Bridge, Nowra, NSW

Shoalhaven River and Bridge, Nowra, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Shoalhaven River, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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1867 Queen's Plate trophy won by (Sydney) Tim Whiffler

1867 Queen's Plate trophy won by (Sydney) Tim Whiffler

1867 Melbourne Cup and Queen's Plate collection
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Trophies
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr William Edwards
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Letter

Letter

Betty Hall collection
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Letters
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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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1944
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Convict love token from June 6th 1836

Convict love token from June 6th 1836

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Manuscript titled 'From Sleeping Beauty's stage'

Manuscript titled 'From Sleeping Beauty's stage'

Everitt and George Family collection
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Beg!

Beg!

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Typical portraits of the aborigines

Typical portraits of the aborigines

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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George French Angas
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1847
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QSL card for VK4-QSL

QSL card for VK4-QSL

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Work on paper depicting a goanna and crocodiles, Oenpelli, 1948

Work on paper depicting a goanna and crocodiles, Oenpelli, 1...

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Unknown
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1948
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Malta - Entrance to Grand Harbour

Malta - Entrance to Grand Harbour

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Malta
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Invitation 'To meet Mr Tatsuo Kawai, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary of Japan...', 1941

Invitation 'To meet Mr Tatsuo Kawai, Envoy Extraordinary and...

Betty Hall collection
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Invitations
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1941
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Cliff Howe and Jimmy, Radio & Stage Since 1926

Cliff Howe and Jimmy, Radio & Stage Since 1926

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1926
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Poster titled 'The Story of Forwards-Backwards Land'

Poster titled 'The Story of Forwards-Backwards Land'

Benny Zable collection no. 2
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Political posters
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1985
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La Petite Commissionare

La Petite Commissionare

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1905
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Girl in Scottish costume

Girl in Scottish costume

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Scotland
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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I'm sorry

I'm sorry

Rosie Egyedi collection
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T-shirts
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China
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Rosie Egyedi
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1998
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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Glass plate negative - Balami and his wife Indamun, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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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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1916
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Plastic bag with Union of Australian Women Declares Peace on the World

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Plastic bags
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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A glazed and decorated porcelain soup tureen with platter

A glazed and decorated porcelain soup tureen with platter

Hanbury Clements Covered Tureen collection
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