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Doily

Doily

Lois Grosse collection
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Doilies
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Convict love token from John Campling, 1818

Convict love token from John Campling, 1818

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Teardrop shaped brown glass souvenir

Teardrop shaped brown glass souvenir

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Ornaments
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Australia
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Mr Leopold 'Leo' Steger
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1939
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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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Pamela Tipuamantumirri
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Australia Brighton near Melbourne

Australia Brighton near Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Brighton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Sydney Harbour N.S.W

Sydney Harbour N.S.W

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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Mr E V. Myers
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Film negative - Morning reflections on a billabong off the Wilton River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1928
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British Military Pioneer Other Ranks Sword, used by Lieutenant Thomas Quinn, 73rd Regiment (ret), in Van Diemens Land

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Neil Martin collection
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Swords
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England
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Mr Thomas Quinn
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1820
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Dhari (headdress) by George Nona, 2007

Dhari (headdress) by George Nona, 2007

George Nona collection
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Headdresses
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Torres Strait, ,
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Mr George Nona
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2007
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Black and white photograph of a man standing next to a plane

Black and white photograph of a man standing next to a plane

Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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Kangaroo

Kangaroo

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Souvenir mug - Bicentenary of Australia

Souvenir mug - Bicentenary of Australia

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative mugs
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Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1788
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Mad Dog Kennett

Mad Dog Kennett

Mary Nicholson collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1992
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'Kungkarrangkalpa Tjurkurpa' 2015, by Anawari Inpiti Mitchell, Angilyiya Tjapiti Mitchell, Lalla West, Jennifer Nginyaka Mitchell, Eileen Tjayanka Woods,

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Papulankutja-Blackstone Collection
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Acrylic paintings
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Kuru Ala, Papulankutja, Western Australia, Australia
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Anawari I. Mitchell
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2015
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Australian Cricket team dressed in suits and photographed in a garden

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Nanette Ward collection
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Photographic postcards
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Bristol, England
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1921
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Club

Club

Patricia Heath collection
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Clubs
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Steelyard

Steelyard

Woodleigh Shorthorn Stud collection
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Painting depicts two human figures with four kangaroos and a serpent

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mithili
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Artist drawing process

Artist drawing process

Judy Horacek collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Ms Judy Horacek
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1992
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Concepta Palipuaminni
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Untitled child's drawing by Brian Mamarika, Grade 2, Angurugu Area School, Groote Eylandt NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Angurugu, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Brian Mamarika
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376 mile - Tents pitched beside railway tracks. Trans-Australian Railway

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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In Borrowed Plumes - George H Reid

In Borrowed Plumes - George H Reid

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Child's drawing - This is Mr Whitlam pouring sand ... by Frankie Patterson

Child's drawing - This is Mr Whitlam pouring sand ... by Fra...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Frankie Patterson
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Patricia Heath collection
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Caroline Paullena Bullivant by W.E. Barnes, Wangaratta, 1873

Caroline Paullena Bullivant by W.E. Barnes, Wangaratta, 1873

Horse photographs and ephemera collection no. 2
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Cartes-de-visite
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Wangaratta, Victoria, Australia
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1873
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Photograph showing Douglas McClelland adjusting a microphone

Photograph showing Douglas McClelland adjusting a microphone

Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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1982
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Francis Damien Mukwamkum
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WJS knitted vest

WJS knitted vest

William James Simpson Collection
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Clothing
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Mr William J. Simpson
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Make the Pacific nuclear free

Make the Pacific nuclear free

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Postcards
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South Pacific,
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Women's International League for Peace and Freedom
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1960
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Engraved boab nut 'Police Intervene after a Fight' by Jack Wherra

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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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Art Deco ceramic kangaroo [one of a pair]

Art Deco ceramic kangaroo [one of a pair]

Terence Lane collection
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Sculptures
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Unknown
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1935
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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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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ned Jakamarra Wilson
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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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Mr H L. Napthali
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1942
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Presbyterian Church

Presbyterian Church

Ben Chifley collection no. 3
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Receipts
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Painting depicts totems of the Manarrngu mortuary rites

Painting depicts totems of the Manarrngu mortuary rites

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Boyun
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1966
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Bark painting 'Cut-up Kangaroo ready for Ceremonial cooking' by Dick Nguleingulei Murrumurru, Gunbalanya, 1974

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Dick N. Murrumurru
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1974
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Kodak rectangular wooden developing tank

Kodak rectangular wooden developing tank

Turner Family collection
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Developing tanks
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Eastman Kodak Company
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Postcard featuring a sepia photograph of bush shanties and people boating on Wingecarribee River, Berrima, N.S.W.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Berrima, New South Wales, Australia
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Australian Test cricketer W.H. Ponsford

Australian Test cricketer W.H. Ponsford

Nanette Ward collection
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Commemorative badges
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I just feel so tired

I just feel so tired

Judy Horacek collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Ms Judy Horacek
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1994
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Educational Collections of Australia Plants, 1876

Educational Collections of Australia Plants, 1876

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Folders
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1876
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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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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Jeanette Chla
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Convict love token from Nathaniel Thorne, 1831

Convict love token from Nathaniel Thorne, 1831

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Black and white photograph showing E.R. Mayne going out to bat against Kent at Canterbury Ground, England, 1921

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Nanette Ward collection
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Photographs
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England, United Kingdom
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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1921
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Postcard with photograph captioned Harbour Bridge, Sydney, N.S.W.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Aus...
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Postcard of Melbourne Cup winner - The Grafter

Postcard of Melbourne Cup winner - The Grafter

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1898
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Convict love token from J.F., 1828

Convict love token from J.F., 1828

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Album of pressed seaweed specimens collected by Charles Morrison around Port Phillip Bay, 1852 -1882

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Charles Morrison collection
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Botanical specimens
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Port Phillip Bay, Victoria, Australia
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Charles Morrison
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1852
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Port Macquarie & Farm Cove, Sydney, N.S.W

Port Macquarie & Farm Cove, Sydney, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Circular Quay, Sydney Cove, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Stan Mitchell collection
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Round wire mesh strainer with a metal plate soldered onto the base

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Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Strainers
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I'm Chasing The Cool Breezes

I'm Chasing The Cool Breezes

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Black and white photograph of four young men

Black and white photograph of four young men

Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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Certificate awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1889, First Prize

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Certificates
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1889
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Maku (witchetty grub figure) - made by Christiane Keller, 2015

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Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection
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Sculptures
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Kuru Ala, Western Australia, Australia
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Dr Christiane Keller
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2015
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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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Birany Birany, North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ronyiway
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WATSON'S BAY FROM SOUTH HEAD.

WATSON'S BAY FROM SOUTH HEAD.

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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Victorian Women's Cricket Team wearing state blazers - Sydney 1934/35 interstate champtionships

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Elsie Deane collection
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Photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Elsie Deane
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1934
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P&O Orient Lines, Guest List

P&O Orient Lines, Guest List

Bernard Freedman collection no. 2
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Booklets
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Orient Line
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1961
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