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Image Title and Collection What Where Who When
Invitation to meet Hon. Nelson T. Johnson, Envoy extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary of the United States of America, Canberra, 1941

Invitation to meet Hon. Nelson T. Johnson, Envoy extraordina...

Betty Hall collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1941
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Painted and pokerwork boomerang featuring scallop border and man standing with shield and spear in centre, made by Joe Timbery, 1934, La Perouse, Sydney

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Joe Timbery
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1934
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Postcard featuring a sepia photograph of a standing soldier, in serge uniform and cap, holding a riding crop

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Poster for the 4th Annual Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sports Awards, Melbourne 3 November 1993

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Lorraine Coutts collection
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Event posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Neil 'Nicky' E. Winmar
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1993
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Ostriches and Chicks

Ostriches and Chicks

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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An outdoors scene

An outdoors scene

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Poster with image by J Samuels

Poster with image by J Samuels "PRODUCED AS PART OF THE 'WE ...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr. Jeffrey Samuels
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Bark painting depicting a Macassan prau with four sailors, a tripod mast, mast sail, anchor and steering sweep

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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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Mathaman Marika
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1965
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Birds and animals on our island

Birds and animals on our island

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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Tony Virgona
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Eucalyptus Stuartiana

Eucalyptus Stuartiana

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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1876
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Shell necklace

Shell necklace

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Dulcie Greeno collection
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Necklaces
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Tasmania, Australia
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Dulcie Greeno
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Lubra & Child, River Murray, S.A.

Lubra & Child, River Murray, S.A.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lower Murray River, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Life Savers, Manly, Sydney

The Life Savers, Manly, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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North Steyne Beach, Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Surf Life Saving Australia
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1909
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Emu egg carved with image of Betty Watts by Bill Reid

Emu egg carved with image of Betty Watts by Bill Reid

Bill Reid - John Cawte collection
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Engraved emu eggs
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Bill Reid
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Wood carving of a female figure in human form

Wood carving of a female figure in human form

Professor Ronald Berndt collection
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Wood carvings
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North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Professor Ronald M. Berndt
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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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Christopher Tipiloura
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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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Darryn J. Fernando
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Two women and two boys playing tennis

Two women and two boys playing tennis

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Carved and mounted coconut

Carved and mounted coconut

Papuan Official collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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A crowd around a bookmaker

A crowd around a bookmaker

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Terracotta bowl with glazed sgaffito decoration by Tjunkaya Tapaya, 2005

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Bowls
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjunkaya Tapaya
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Interior for Opening Parliament, C/S

Interior for Opening Parliament, C/S

Marcia Rankin collection
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Oil paintings
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Sir Ivor H. Hele CBE
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1954
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Invitation 'To meet Rear-Admiral Nakamura, OBE, and Officers of HJJM's Training Squadron', 1935

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Betty Hall collection
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Invitations
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1935
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Emu egg carved with image of a man's face and animals by Bill Reid

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Bill Reid - John Cawte collection
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Engraved emu eggs
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Bill Reid
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Fifteen girls and five boys at the birthday party for Florence Ethel Faithfull and Mary Bryden, on the verandah at Springfield.

Fifteen girls and five boys at the birthday party for Floren...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Goulburn to Sydney Road Race 1930 - 13th place medal

Goulburn to Sydney Road Race 1930 - 13th place medal

Ken Ross collection
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Sports medals
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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W Kerr
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1930
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Australia, Balmoral Beach near Sydney

Australia, Balmoral Beach near Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Balmoral Beach, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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Green batik silk scarf

Green batik silk scarf

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Scarves
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Betty Kutungu
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1954
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I can't bring Australia to you, but I can show you a bit of it

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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L.C. Braund from the 1901-02 English Cricket Team to Australia

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Nanette Ward collection
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Commemorative badges
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Whitehead and Hoag
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1901
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Flying Foxes

Flying Foxes

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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Mungurrawuy Yunupingu
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1963
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Maitland Street, looking South from Post Office, Narrabri, 1905

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Narrabri, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1905
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Film negative - Punch, Lady and Annie, holding the eagle hawk Punch shot, Mt Woodward, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1903
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Plane lost for 27 years

Plane lost for 27 years

Frank Proust collection
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Newspaper clippings
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1931
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The Spit, Middle Harbour, Sydney

The Spit, Middle Harbour, Sydney

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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Beacroft Bowling Team

Beacroft Bowling Team

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Pocket-size diary of 1954 belonging to Edna Thompson, containing details of her daily activities while living in Japan

Pocket-size diary of 1954 belonging to Edna Thompson, contai...

Thompson Family collection
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Diaries
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Japan
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Edna M. Thompson
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1954
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St George Budapest Soccer Club t-shirt

St George Budapest Soccer Club t-shirt

St George Budapest Soccer Club collection
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T-shirts
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Framed illuminated address presented to Ambrose Kyte in recognition of his support for the Victorian Exploring Expedition [Burke & Wills expedition]

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Ambrose Kyte Address collection
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Illuminated addresses
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Ambrose Kyte
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The animal crab duck

The animal crab duck

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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Beverley A. Munkara
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1975
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Hampton Court Palace

Hampton Court Palace

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Kuring-gai Chase, Berowra, NSW

Kuring-gai Chase, Berowra, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Ku-ring-gai Chase, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1904
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Notebook that contains a list of Eleanor and Eric Dark's record collection

Notebook that contains a list of Eleanor and Eric Dark's rec...

Eleanor Dark Foundation collection no. 1
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Notebooks
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District Hospital, Parramatta, N.S.W

District Hospital, Parramatta, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Night scene Old Sydney Railway Station

Night scene Old Sydney Railway Station

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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Darley Road, Manly, NSW

Darley Road, Manly, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Black and white photograph.

Black and white photograph.

Kerry Browning collection
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Photographs
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A Happy Christmas [Two horses]

A Happy Christmas [Two horses]

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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Black Rock [Half Moon Bay]

Black Rock [Half Moon Bay]

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Black Rock, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1905
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Oakhampton Castle

Oakhampton Castle

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Drawings
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Child's drawing, La Perouse, Sydney

Child's drawing, La Perouse, Sydney

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Darren Moffitt
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Royal Agricultural and Horticultural Society of South Australia
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Dream time - nightmare time

Dream time - nightmare time

Behind the Lines 2007 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Michael Atchison
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2007
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Handwritten letter to Mrs Maple-Brown

Handwritten letter to Mrs Maple-Brown

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Notes
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Railway Station. Newtown N.S.W.

Railway Station. Newtown N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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G.Giovanardi, Sydney
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1907
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Photographic postcard depicting The Zeynard's Liliput - Specialty Troupe

Photographic postcard depicting The Zeynard's Liliput - Spec...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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St Patricks College Manly, NSW

St Patricks College Manly, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Old Convict Settlement, Gosford

Old Convict Settlement, Gosford

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Gosford, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Lilian and Flory Faithfull

Lilian and Flory Faithfull

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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S.S. Malta 6,094 tons. 4,500 h.p.

S.S. Malta 6,094 tons. 4,500 h.p.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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