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Wig made of horse hair

Wig made of horse hair

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Wigs
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University of Glasgow Greek Clasf [sic] Senior

University of Glasgow Greek Clasf [sic] Senior

James Sprent collection
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Cards
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Waratahs

Waratahs

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Holden tiepin

Holden tiepin

Jack Heenan collection
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Tiepins
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GM Holden Ltd
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Single cufflink

Single cufflink

Sir Hubert Opperman collection no. 2
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Cufflinks
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The lake, Botanical Gardens, Sydney, NSW

The lake, Botanical Gardens, Sydney, NSW

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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1908
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Entrance to Gardens and Domain, Sydney

Entrance to Gardens and Domain, 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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Bark painting depicting two people walking over a landscape

Bark painting depicting two people walking over a landscape

Air Commodore W Bolitho collection
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Bark paintings
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Silver snuff box from the '...Emigrants of THE LADY ANN TO Capt. Wm. Maxton, Octr. 1854'

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Gwen Coppard collection
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Snuff boxes
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Birmingham, West Midlands, England
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Taylor & Perry
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1839
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Bark painting representing kulama initiation by Deaf Tommy in Snake Bay, Melville Island, 1965

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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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Deaf Tommy, Pukualamiri
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1965
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Billy, King of Bonnie Doon, Lorne

Billy, King of Bonnie Doon, Lorne

L Richard Smith breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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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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Flora T
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Macleay Regis, Potts Point, NSW, Sydney

Macleay Regis, Potts Point, NSW, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Victoria versus Tasmania 1 Sept 1964

Victoria versus Tasmania 1 Sept 1964

History of Netball - Margaret Pewtress collection
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Scoresheets
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Some Famous Music Hall Stars

Some Famous Music Hall Stars

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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The Rotary Photographic Company Ltd
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Slumberland - Cowan Creek

Slumberland - Cowan Creek

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Kodak
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His old home

His old home

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr James A. Turner
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Woolwich Dock, Sydney

Woolwich Dock, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Woolwich Dock, Woolwich, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Brandy Uanda

Brandy Uanda

L Richard Smith breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Uanda Station, Queensland, Australia
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Hunting in the mangroves

Hunting in the mangroves

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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Anacleta Timaepatua
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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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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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St George Budapest Soccer Club team 1988

St George Budapest Soccer Club team 1988

St George Budapest Soccer Club collection
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Photographs
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American fighter aeroplane headdress by Mafali Nona

American fighter aeroplane headdress by Mafali Nona

Solomon and Josephine Ahmat collection
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Headdresses
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Mafili Nona
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Bark painting 'Stingray dance performed in the Yirritja Narra Ceremonies' by Birrikidji Gumana, Tirrkala, 1966

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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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Birrikitji Gumana
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1966
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The bow guard and torpedo caps of a Japanese midget submarine

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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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1942
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The Argonauts Club

The Argonauts Club

Australian Broadcasting Corporation collection no. 1
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Membership certificates
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Certificate

Certificate

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Certificates
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Yarra Glen, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1971
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Courtroom sketch of the Chamberlain trial 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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Typed transcript of the handwritten proclamation McRobertson Land on dated February 18th 1931

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Sir Douglas Mawson collection
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Documents
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Antarctica
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Sir Douglas Mawson
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1931
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City Bridge & Adelaide's skyline, SA

City Bridge & Adelaide's skyline, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Certificate

Certificate

Colledge Family collection
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Prize certificates
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New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1952
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Wooden highchair with white leather harness

Wooden highchair with white leather harness

Doris Nash collection
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Highchairs
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Iram Nash
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1875
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Log Cabin

Log Cabin

Bessie Bardwell collection
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Quilts
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1900
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Wooden spear, used in the 'Seven Sisters' performance at the 'Tracking Kultja' festival at the NMA in 2001

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Maruku Arts collection no. 2
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Spears
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Walter Pukutiwara
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2001
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Postcard featuring Jack Johnson

Postcard featuring Jack Johnson

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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London, England
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J. Beagles & Co.
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Piece of fractured yellow Pyrex mirror blank, a relic from the 2003 bush fire that destroyed the Mount Stromlo Observatory

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Mount Stromlo Observatory collection
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Telescope accessories
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Mount Stromlo, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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2003
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(Baby Grimshaw) Off to Philadelphia

(Baby Grimshaw) Off to Philadelphia

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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Framed colour photograph of a stud ram

Framed colour photograph of a stud ram

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Photographs
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Girl with a bucket and spade, who is sitting on a rug on some stairs

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Manuscript containing handwritten reminiscences by Hope Webb (nee Faithfull] of Springfield

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Manuscripts
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View at Collaroy, NSW

View at Collaroy, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Collaroy, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Piccadilly from Carminow, Mt Lofty, SA

Piccadilly from Carminow, Mt Lofty, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Piccadilly, Adelaide Hills, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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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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The Boer Armament and Col Baden-Powell at Mafeking - Story of the Siege

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Black and white photographic postcard of Circular Quay with artist's impression of the Sydney Opera House

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point, Sydney, New South Wales, Austr...
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Australian News and Information Bureau
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1950
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Brisbane Q.: Eagle St

Brisbane Q.: Eagle St

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Courtroom sketch 'Mr Culliford. Crown Witness.' 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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Bark painting divided into square and rectangular panels and depicting a rectangular figure with two triangular prongs on the top

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mundjinu
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Plaster bust ofTruganini by Edmund Joel Dicks

Plaster bust ofTruganini by Edmund Joel Dicks

Edmund Dicks collection
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Busts
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Tasmania, Australia
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Edmund J. Dicks
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1931
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The Serpent, Bilumbira - Yirrkala, 1948

The Serpent, Bilumbira - Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1948
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Cain Sandwich Paste

Cain Sandwich Paste

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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Sculptures
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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List giving good sheep description from Springfield

List giving good sheep description from Springfield

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Lists
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Convict love token from G. Johnson, 1841

Convict love token from G. Johnson, 1841

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Mt Martha, from Safety Beach Dromana, Vic

Mt Martha, from Safety Beach Dromana, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Martha, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Latvian red ankle length costume skirt with embroidery

Latvian red ankle length costume skirt with embroidery

Guna Kinne collection no. 1
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Skirts
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Riga, Latvia
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Mrs Guna Kinne
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1941
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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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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Marianne Kantilla
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School report

School report

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Reports
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Metal tray for Holden: The First Twenty Years 1948-1968

Metal tray for Holden: The First Twenty Years 1948-1968

Jack Heenan collection
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Trays
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GM Holden Ltd
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1948
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White, cotton, sleeveless nightdress

White, cotton, sleeveless nightdress

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Nightdresses
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel Ester McPhee
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1916
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