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Painting depicts a rectangular figure with a diamond pattern down the centre

Painting depicts a rectangular figure with a diamond pattern...

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nanuwunda
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1948
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Film negative - Different ways of wearing the hair, Petermann Ranges, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Petermann Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1926
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Australia: Bondi Beach Sydney

Australia: Bondi Beach Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Bondi, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Fibre basket by Yikartu Bumba, 2008

Fibre basket by Yikartu Bumba, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Yikartu Bumba
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2008
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L'Iena

L'Iena

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Switzerland.

Switzerland.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Depicts a flower

Depicts a flower

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Postcard featuring a colour image of the 'Boambee' at sea

Postcard featuring a colour image of the 'Boambee' at sea

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Two photographs on card entitled Karpi Bay from mission garden, and Cultivating arrowroot at mission garden

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Nicholas Caire collection
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Nicholas Caire
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Painting depicts a waisted rectangular figure within a thin rectangular frame

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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1948
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A sudden squall

A sudden squall

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr James A. Turner
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Interior of Seaman's Institute, Flinders Street, Melbourne

Interior of Seaman's Institute, Flinders Street, Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Leather dog shoe worn on long bush walking trips in the Blue Mountains by the Dunphy's fox terrier named Dextre

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Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J Dunphy
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1925
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Sterling silver helmet trophy awarded to Australian speedway star Frank Arthur 1928

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Frank Arthur collection
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England
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Frank Arthur
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1927
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The Bridge and Great Ocean Road, Wye River, Vic

The Bridge and Great Ocean Road, Wye River, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Wye River, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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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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Colin
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Lady Martin Beach, Double Bay, NSW

Lady Martin Beach, Double Bay, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Double Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Common hovea

Common hovea

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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Tintype portrait of a man 1880s

Tintype portrait of a man 1880s

Bothwell Museum collection
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Bothwell Museum
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1880
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The Beatles: Away with Words

The Beatles: Away with Words

Reverend John Grosse collection
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Pathway, Leg of Mutton Lake, Mt Gambier, SA

Pathway, Leg of Mutton 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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Animal bone awl

Animal bone awl

Gladys Henry collection
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Awls
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Euramo, Tully, QLD, Australia
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Mrs Gladys Henry
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1970
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Certificate awarded at the Wongan Hills and District Agricultural Society (Inc.) Show, 1965 for first prize for a snow white play apron

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Northam, Western Australia, Australia
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News-express Print
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1965
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Convict love token from James Farley, 1834

Convict love token from James Farley, 1834

Timothy Millett collection
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Card with a studio photograph of Thomas Hinton on either side, both show him posing alongside an 'Advance Australia' banner

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Thomas Hinton collection
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Albumen prints
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Thomas Hinton
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Shopping centre looking south, Frankston, Vic

Shopping centre looking south, Frankston, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Frankston, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Merchant Mills Dept. (18

Merchant Mills Dept. (18" Mill Engine)

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Postcard featuring a printed pen and ink drawing

Postcard featuring a printed pen and ink drawing "THAT FIRST...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Tricycle constructed from a Vehicle Construction Kit

Tricycle constructed from a Vehicle Construction Kit

Sir Roland Wilson collection no. 2
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Tricycles
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Sir Roland Wilson
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1956
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Clyde River, Batemans Bay

Clyde River, Batemans Bay

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Clyde River, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Emu egg carved with image of a man in a hat by Bill Reid, 1998

Emu egg carved with image of a man in a hat by Bill Reid, 19...

Bill Reid - John Cawte collection
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Engraved emu eggs
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The Royal Family Pop-Up Book

The Royal Family Pop-Up Book

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Pop-up books
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Patrick Montague-Smith
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1984
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Certificate awarded at the Canowindra Pastoral, Agricultural and Horticultural Association 61st Annual Exhibition, 1962 for first prize for an organdie throwover

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Canowindra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1962
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Australia Unlimited - Immigration Builds a Nation

Australia Unlimited - Immigration Builds a Nation

Bernard Freedman collection no. 1
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Booklets
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Commonwealth Immigration Office
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1956
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Tenakoe Pakeha

Tenakoe Pakeha

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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New Zealand
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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General Post Office Melbourne

General Post Office Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Commemorative certificate from King George to the mother of 9956 Driver Alison Hope Oliver, AIF, who was killed in France

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Alison Hope Oliver collection
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London, England
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Commonwealth of Australia
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1922
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Painting of an emu and snake with the sun

Painting of an emu and snake with the sun

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Colin Wightman
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Hotel Mansions, Kings Cross, Sydney

Hotel Mansions, Kings Cross, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Birdsville, Alex Rabig's house

Birdsville, Alex Rabig's house

Noelle Sandwith collection no. 2
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Birdsville, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Noelle O. Sandwith
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1953
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Personal letter from Eliza Batman to her daughter Elizabeth, describing the drowning in the Yarra River of her son John Charles Batman

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John Batman Documents collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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John Batman
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1845
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Woven pandanus fibre armband, pigmented in stripes

Woven pandanus fibre armband, pigmented in stripes

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Armbands
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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The Human Flag, U.S.A. Fleet Celebrations

The Human Flag, U.S.A. Fleet Celebrations

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcard featuring Tramways in Elsternwick

Postcard featuring Tramways in Elsternwick

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1937
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Engraved boab nut 'The Card Game' by Jack Wherra

Engraved boab nut 'The Card Game' by Jack Wherra

Jack Wherra collection no. 1
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Nut carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Jack Wherra
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1963
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Untitled, sepia toned photograph with tree on the left, a sailing boat in the centre and a lighthouse.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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'August 23, 1898' by Brian Robinson.

'August 23, 1898' by Brian Robinson.

Brian Robinson collection no.1
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2012
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Bronte Beach, Sydney, NSW

Bronte Beach, Sydney, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Bronte Beach, Bronte, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Robilt toy train bogie timber wagon

Robilt toy train bogie timber wagon

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy railway cars
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Hatchet with a leather cover associated with Milo Dunphy

Hatchet with a leather cover associated with Milo Dunphy

Milo Dunphy collection no. 2
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Hatchets
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Painting depicts four water goannas, the sons of

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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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Mawalan Marika
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1966
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St John's Church, Darlinghurst

St John's Church, Darlinghurst

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Miss Louie Pounds

Miss Louie Pounds

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photograph of face of smallpox patient

Photograph of face of smallpox patient

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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North Head Quarantine Station
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Hans Irvine's Great Western Vineyard, Victoria

Hans Irvine's Great Western Vineyard, Victoria

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Victoria, Australia
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Hans Irvine's Great Western Vineyard
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1907
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Polo team members standing in front of a dais and a scoreboard

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Blue Lake, Mt Gambier, SA

Blue Lake, Mt Gambier, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Bondi Beach

Bondi Beach

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Bondi Beach, Bondi, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Nankeen kestrel

Nankeen kestrel

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Certificate awarded at the Launceston National Agricultural and Pastoral Society of Tasmania for first prize for a bridge cloth

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1967
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