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Glimpse of the Captain Cook Graving Dock from the Botanical Gardens, Sydney, N.S.W

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Captain Cook Graving Dock, Garden Island, Sydney, New South Wales, ...
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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Professor Wallace Edwin Armstrong
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1923
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Glass plate negative - Blue waterlilies (Nymphaea nouchali) in billabong, Barker Gorge, 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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Sea-monsters

Sea-monsters

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Bavaria, Germany
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Solomon Bros, LTD
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Certificate

Certificate

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Giant clam shell

Giant clam shell

Australian Fisheries Management Authority collection
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Shells
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Convict love token from Thomas Wolfe, born August 23, 1766

Convict love token from Thomas Wolfe, born August 23, 1766

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Cat sculpture

Cat sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Wingellina, Western Australia, Australia
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Jean I. Burke
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1982
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Shoalhaven River at Nowra, NSW

Shoalhaven River at Nowra, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Shoalhaven River, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Narra ceremony.

Narra ceremony.

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gawarrin
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1965
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Invoice

Invoice

ET Fealy collection
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Letter from Benny Zable to the Organisers of ANZART, 1985

Letter from Benny Zable to the Organisers of ANZART, 1985

Benny Zable collection no. 2
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Letters
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Mr Benjamin 'Benny' Zable
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1985
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Carn signed by Mabel Valentine to pledge that she will abstain from intoxicating drinks 1880

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Turner and Valentine Families collection
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1880
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The Hunter at Raymond Terrace

The Hunter at Raymond Terrace

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Hunter River, New South Wales, Australia
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Dr R Riches
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Rock lilies, NSW

Rock lilies, NSW

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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The beautiful Blue Lake, Mt Gambier, SA

The beautiful 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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This is why we wear our hats turned up at the side

This is why we wear our hats turned up at the side

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Lavender Bay and North Sydney Railway

Lavender Bay and North Sydney Railway

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Lavender Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Glass plate negative - The McAuley family, Karrathunka Waterhole, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Five loose pages of diary with entries by John Close, 1912

Five loose pages of diary with entries by John Close, 1912

John Collinson Close collection
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Diaries
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Antarctica
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Mr John Henry Collinson Close
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Johnny Warren's Order of Australia Medal set in presentation box

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John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Johnny Warren MBE OAM
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Pencil sketch depicting a cottage

Pencil sketch depicting a cottage

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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A town near water

A town near water

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Landscape with a fence in the foreground and industrial buildings in the background.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcard featuring a photograph of a military marchpast

Postcard featuring a photograph of a military marchpast

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Lilian Faithfull in her wedding dress, standing on the veranda at Springfield holding her bouquet in her right hand.

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Orient Line R.M.S. Orama 20,000 tons

Orient Line R.M.S. Orama 20,000 tons

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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1931
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Native Bear

Native Bear

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Breaking the record

Breaking the record

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Commonwealth Railways Gold Life Pass issued to the Hon King O'Malley

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Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Transport passes
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Australia
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Commonwealth Railways
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1912
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An open carriage with a driver seated on the box holding the reins and Clarice Faithfull-Anderson seated behind him

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Painted boomerang with central landscape motif, from Cherbourg

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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Cherbourg, Queensland, Australia
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Pair of running shoes

Pair of running shoes

Nova Peris collection
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Sports footwear
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For freedom and liberty

For freedom and liberty

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Life. Be in it poster: Every little bit helps!

Life. Be in it poster: Every little bit helps!

Alex and Paddy Stitt collection
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Advertising posters
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Bondi Beach, looking north, NSW

Bondi Beach, looking north, NSW

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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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Second 1954 by William Dargie

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Second 1954 by William Dargi...

William Dargie portrait of Queen Elizabeth II collection
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Portraits
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London, England
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Sir William Dargie CBE
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1954
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Robbery Under Arms, No. 4

Robbery Under Arms, No. 4

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Charles Hammond
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Advance Australia

Advance Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Flora White
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C.C.L.B.C. 20 Mile Road Championship NSW 1919 sash

C.C.L.B.C. 20 Mile Road Championship NSW 1919 sash

Ken Ross collection
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1919
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Paper with dried plant (fern) attached

Paper with dried plant (fern) attached

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Black and white photograph of Australian swimmers Fanny Durack and Mia Wylie with British swimmer Jennie Fletcher

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National Sports Information Centre collection
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Miss Sarah Frances 'Fanny' Durack
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1910
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Loch Ard & Ben Lommond

Loch Ard & Ben Lommond

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Print - A Flood tide - Ship Ahoy!

Print - A Flood tide - Ship Ahoy!

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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London, England
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Thomas McLean
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1834
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'My Country' by Sheila Friday Jones, 2007

'My Country' by Sheila Friday Jones, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Sheila Friday Jones
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Ebony walking stick presented to Sir George Houstoun Reid by Lloyd George on 27 March 1917

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Anne Fairbairn collection no. 4
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Walking-sticks
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London, England
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Sir George H. Reid
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1917
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Fraser Island

Fraser Island

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Prints
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Ms Fiona Foley
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1990
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Town Hall, Ararat, Vic

Town Hall, Ararat, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Ararat, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Bark painting divided into three panels depicting a goanna, a snake, two turtles, a bird and eight fish, all cross-hatched

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1948
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Finalists in the women's 100 metre freestyle at the 1920 Olympics at Antwerp, Belgium

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National Sports Information Centre collection
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Antwerp, Belgium
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Miss Ethelda Bleibtrey
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1920
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The Reserve, Band stand and Bowling green, Newcastle

The Reserve, Band stand and Bowling green, Newcastle

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1905
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Dendrophthoe vitellina

Dendrophthoe vitellina

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Postcard featuring a colour image of the S.S. Suevic on a stormy sea

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Spearthrower with incised pattern

Spearthrower with incised pattern

Louise Thibou Decorated Spearthrower collection
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Spearthrowers
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Thirroul Baths

Thirroul Baths

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Thirroul, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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Glass plate negative - The main street of Derby, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

Glass plate negative - The main street of Derby, Western Aus...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Derby, Western Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1916
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Cat sitting in the archway of the portico of the Big House at Springfield

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Yass Spring Show, 1906, Second Prize

Yass Spring Show, 1906, Second Prize

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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1906
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