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Woman dressed as a maid

Woman dressed as a maid

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Three men standing outside a Commercial Banking Company of Sydney building

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Commercial Banking Company of Sydney Limited
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1905
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Botanical Gardens - Sydney

Botanical Gardens - Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Decorated wooden carving by Declan Apuamati, Bathurst Island

Decorated wooden carving by Declan Apuamati, Bathurst Island

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Declan Apuatami
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Awelye painting by June Bird

Awelye painting by June Bird

Helen Eager and Christopher Hodges collection no. 2
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Acrylic paintings
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Utopia, Northern Territory, Australia
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June Bird
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1989
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Special Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, Wagga Wagga, 1887

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1887
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Postcard featuring Hay Street, Perth

Postcard featuring Hay Street, Perth

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Reserve and Bowling Green, Newcastle, N.S.W

Reserve and Bowling Green, Newcastle, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Frances E. Ferriss
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1913
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Shellwork Sydney Harbour Bridge, La Perouse, Sydney

Shellwork Sydney Harbour Bridge, La Perouse, Sydney

Esme Timbery collection
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Ornaments
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Esme Timbery
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2006
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Bohemian Dramatic Co Sydney & Melbourne - Vene Linden

Bohemian Dramatic Co Sydney & Melbourne - Vene Linden

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Fraser and Jenkinson
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A Speedy and Safe Return To My Soldier Friend

A Speedy and Safe Return To My Soldier Friend

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Atlas Press Pty Ltd
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Turtle cooking at home

Turtle cooking at home

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Francella Tungutulum
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Bark painting 'The Rainbow Serpent Ngalyod and Ngalkunburriyaymi, the female spirit'

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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John N. Guymala
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The Beach and Pier, Coogee, NSW

The Beach and Pier, Coogee, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Coogee Beach, Coogee, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Barbed fish trap

Barbed fish trap

Papuan Official collection
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Fish traps
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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Sir Hubert Murray
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1912
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Ghost net Butterfly Fish

Ghost net Butterfly Fish

Erub Erwer Meta collection no.1
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Sculptures
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Darnley Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Emma Gela
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2014
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The College Drawing room fire place

The College Drawing room fire place

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photograph of group of men inside and around a tent

Photograph of group of men inside and around a tent

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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North Head Quarantine Station
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Fairy Bower Steps, Bundanoon, 1906

Fairy Bower Steps, Bundanoon, 1906

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bundanoon, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Collector's silver-plated teaspoon bearing figure of cyclist

Collector's silver-plated teaspoon bearing figure of cyclist

Sir Hubert Opperman collection no. 2
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Teaspoons
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Burwood Ladies College

Burwood Ladies College

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Burwood, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Taxidermied green parrot in a tall glass domed display case

Taxidermied green parrot in a tall glass domed display case

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Centrepieces
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Calendar

Calendar

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Calendars
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Water at Bunumbust, with trees in the background

Water at Bunumbust, with trees in the background

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1911
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Pair of snowshoes consisting of a wooden frames strung with leather thongs

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Dane Wimbush collection
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Snowshoes
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Island Bend, Kosciusko National Park, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Dane Wimbush
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1950
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A young girl

A young girl

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Portrait photographs
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Hooked blade brush knife

Hooked blade brush knife

Chai Vang and Por Ye collection
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Knives
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Strong toy train road bridge in a box

Strong toy train road bridge in a box

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy structures
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Australian Tom Thumb

Australian Tom Thumb

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Letter of condolence

Letter of condolence

Bali Bombings 2002 Memorial - Parliament of Victoria collection
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Letters
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Kuta, Bali, Indonesia
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2002
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Envelope addressed to Petronella Wensing

Envelope addressed to Petronella Wensing

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Envelopes
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Haarlem, Holland
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Mrs Petronella Wensing
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1962
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Rose Bay, Sydney, NSW

Rose Bay, Sydney, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Rose Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Spirit People by Yirawala, Croker Island, 1965

Spirit People by Yirawala, Croker Island, 1965

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yirawala
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1965
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Half plate field camera

Half plate field camera

Robert and Irene Goard collection
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Half plate cameras
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Clare, South Australia, Australia
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Clare Agricultural & Horticultural Society
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Upper grinding stone, collected at Teryaweynya Lake, NSW, by J N Thompson in 1946

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JN Thompson collection
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Grinding stones
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Teryawynia Homestead, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr J N. Thompson
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1946
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Convict love token from Henry Barton, 1825

Convict love token from Henry Barton, 1825

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Pterostylis Semirubra

Pterostylis Semirubra

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1873
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Photograph of a woman and dog

Photograph of a woman and dog

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Postcard featuring Melbourne Cup winner - Newhaven

Postcard featuring Melbourne Cup winner - Newhaven

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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1896
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The weir, lower side, Yarrawonga, Victoria

The weir, lower side, Yarrawonga, Victoria

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lake Mulwala, Yarrawonga, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Piece of a turtle shell

Piece of a turtle shell

Herbert E Read collection
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Animal parts
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Federation Cup tennis trophy, won by M Court, E Goolagong, and L Hunt in 1971

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Evonne Goolagong Cawley collection no. 3
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Trophies
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Evonne F. Goolagong Cawley AO MBE
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1971
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QSL card for VK6-QSL, The Ears of Western Australia

QSL card for VK6-QSL, The Ears of Western Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Certificate

Certificate

Woodleigh Shorthorn Stud collection
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Prize certificates
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Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria
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1967
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Membership card for the 60 Squadron Dinner Club given to E. Percival

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Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Membership cards
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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The Spit Road, Middle Harbour

The Spit Road, Middle Harbour

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Spit, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Photograph titled 'C16 The same area, October 1929, showing almost complete destruction by Cactoblastis'

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Dr John Mann collection
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Photographs
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Chinchilla, Queensland, Australia
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1929
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Olympic Games Opening Ceremony by Judith Yinyika Chambers

Olympic Games Opening Ceremony by Judith Yinyika Chambers

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Paintings
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Judith Y. Chambers
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2011
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Postcard featuring a coloured printed scene of German and French flags flying side by side.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Hawker, South Australia, Australia
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Country Women's Association
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1946
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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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Shell money
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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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Laughing Jackass

Laughing Jackass

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Capn James Cook

Capn James Cook

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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James Flett
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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Valley camping ground, Wye River, Vic

Valley camping ground, Wye River, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Wye River, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Pencil

Pencil

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Pencils
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Courtroom sketch 'Michael Chamberlain in the witness box...' by Veronica O'Leary, 1982.

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Veronica O'Leary collection no. 1
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Courtroom drawings
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ms Veronica O'Leary
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1982
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Postcard featuring a jockey on a horse - David

Postcard featuring a jockey on a horse - David

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Sphinx Rock, Beechworth, Vic

The Sphinx Rock, Beechworth, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Beechworth, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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