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Painting is an abstract design of patterned & black horizontal bands

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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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Alie Miller
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1965
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Barren Jack, The Valve Pipes

Barren Jack, The Valve Pipes

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Yass, New South Wales, Australia
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Howard & Shearsby
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1910
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Invitation to a luncheon in honour of Sir Edward Harding, Canberra, 4 December 1936

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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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1936
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Sepia toned photograph of a town

Sepia toned photograph of a town

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Paderewski playing a Feurich Piano

Paderewski playing a Feurich Piano

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Convict love token engraved with the initials J.T. and S.B., 1827

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Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Oblong bark container

Oblong bark container

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Containers
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Umbakumba, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Hymn book

Hymn book

Evan Hughes collection
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Religious books
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Maryborough, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs J G. Williams
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1869
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Letter and envelope from Joan Richmond - Italy

Letter and envelope from Joan Richmond - Italy

Joan Richmond collection
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Letters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1932
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Lang Hancock's short-sleeved summer prospecting jacket

Lang Hancock's short-sleeved summer prospecting jacket

Lang Hancock collection
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Jackets
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Mr Langley F. Hancock
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Brick was made using the 'Knitlock' brickmaking machine

Brick was made using the 'Knitlock' brickmaking machine

W Herbert and C Peters collection
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Bricks
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New South Wales, Australia
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Warren Herbert
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1984
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Photographic portrait of a man holding baby

Photographic portrait of a man holding baby

Gallaway-Gore collection
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Portrait photographs
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Postcard featuring a watercolour drawing of twined Australian and Union Jack flags

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Glass plate negative - Women's camp fight, photographed by Herbert Basedow

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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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1900
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Lady Dilke (nee Pearl Faithfull) in a garden - Pearl in the sweet peas

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Letter from 'Nephew & Cousin George' to 'Aunty, Uncle & Enid', written at sea on 28 November 1941

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Enid Treadgold collection
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Personal letters
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Five Dock, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William R. Glover
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1941
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Mercer Marine Chronometer No 27564, in wooden case with accessories

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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England
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Thomas Mercer Ltd
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Looking from the bathing pools to Eastern beach, Geelong, Vic

Looking from the bathing pools to Eastern beach, Geelong, Vi...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Convict love token from William Reynolds, 1829

Convict love token from William Reynolds, 1829

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Pair of wicket keeper's leather gloves

Pair of wicket keeper's leather gloves

Swan Richards collection
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Cricket equipment
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Stokes McGown Pty Ltd
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1950
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Budgerigar

Budgerigar

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Red Leaf Beach, Double Bay, NSW

Red Leaf Beach, Double Bay, NSW

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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Bark painting depicting artist's father's Dreaming story by Jack Wunuwun, Gamedi, about 1981

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Gamardi Outstation, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jack Wunuwun
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1985
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1/2 Mile Australasia Championship 1926 - 2nd place medal

1/2 Mile Australasia Championship 1926 - 2nd place medal

Ken Ross collection
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Sports medals
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Mr Ken Ross
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1926
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The wonderful Blue Lake, Mt Gambier, SA

The wonderful 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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Program for Countess of Dudley Cup Polo Tournament conducted by Goulburn Polo and Picnic Race Club 1955

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Programs
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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1955
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The Laurels Penrose

The Laurels Penrose

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Glass plate negative - Emily Gap, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1924

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Emily Gap, Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1924
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Aboriginal breastplate for Thomas Tinboy, King of Nelligan

Aboriginal breastplate for Thomas Tinboy, King of Nelligan

E Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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H C. Jervis
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Bottom grinding stone [stone implement]

Bottom grinding stone [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Lower grinding stones
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Mungeranie, South Australia, Australia
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Florence Faithfull in profile seated on a rocking chair.

Florence Faithfull in profile seated on a rocking chair.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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David Jones & Coy, the White House

David Jones & Coy, the White House

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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David Jones Ltd
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A mothers meeting

A mothers meeting

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Postcard featuring a photograph of two soldiers, one with a slouch hat, in full serge uniform

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Rally car competitor's number plate 93 RALLYE MONTE-CARLO

Rally car competitor's number plate 93 RALLYE MONTE-CARLO

Joan Richmond collection
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Vehicle accessories
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Monte Carlo, Monaco
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1936
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View at Belgrave, Vic

View at Belgrave, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Belgrave, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Envelopes
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Copy of Stradivari's 'Maurin' violin, made by Australian mastercraftsman A E Smith in 1946

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EV Llewellyn collection
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Violins
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Arthur E. Smith
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1946
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Whip handle with horse hoof-shaped base and metal detail on shaft

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Glass plate negative - Lionel Gee with unnamed man, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905

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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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1905
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An Australian Wild Flower

An Australian Wild Flower

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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Charles H. Kerry
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This is wattle protect us

This is wattle protect us

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Maisie Carte
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Convict love token from Elijah Swainson, 5th July, 1817

Convict love token from Elijah Swainson, 5th July, 1817

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Convict love token engraved with the names H. Hale and Mary Eater, 1794

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Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Greetings from Sydney

Greetings from Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Lilian Faithfull, Ann Deane, William Pitt Faithfull, Ethel Faithfull (nee Joplin), Florence Faithfull

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Aesop's Fables up to date

Aesop's Fables up to date

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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England
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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Typus orbis descriptione Ptolemaei

Typus orbis descriptione Ptolemaei

Typus Orbis Descriptione Ptolemaei Map collection
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Maps
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Alexandria, Egypt
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Ptolemy
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1540
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Skin Hunters

Skin Hunters

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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A MacInnes
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Florence Faithfull?) standing with two young girls in a garden setting

Florence Faithfull?) standing with two young girls in a gard...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Grevillea Wilsoni, clemetis pubescens

Grevillea Wilsoni, clemetis pubescens

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Bon Marche Stores
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Flavelle Roberts & Sankey's of Brisbane exhibit at the Franco-British Exhibition

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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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Queen Alexandra
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1908
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The wrong track

The wrong track

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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J Hutchings
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Glazed ceramic bowl with a narrow base

Glazed ceramic bowl with a narrow base

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bowls
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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John B. Tipiloura
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1976
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Convict love token from 1762

Convict love token from 1762

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Handwritten poem by Keith Dodd

Handwritten poem by Keith Dodd

Ruby Lee collection
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Notes
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1936
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New South Wales Lancers

New South Wales Lancers

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Germany
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Yam Holes Dredge, Beaufort

Yam Holes Dredge, Beaufort

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Parramatta River, Sydney, from Walker's hospital

Parramatta River, Sydney, from Walker's hospital

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Parramatta River, New South Wales, Australia
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The Thomas Walker Convalescent Hospital
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QSL card for 2CH Broadcasting Station

QSL card for 2CH Broadcasting Station

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1936
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