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Tea arriving at foot of Aerial Ropeway, Ceylon - Lipton series

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Ceylon
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Wool team - cart loaded with wool bales which are stamped with the letters

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Bark painting 'Flying Fox' by George Milpurrurru, Milingimbi, 1966

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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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George N. Milpurrurru
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1966
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Miss Grace Palotta

Miss Grace Palotta

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Art Series
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View from Carrington Hospital, Camden, N.S.W.

View from Carrington Hospital, Camden, N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Camden, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Whitehall Guest House, Sorrento, Vic

Whitehall Guest House, Sorrento, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Sorrento, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Evening Calm, Meander River, Deloraine, Tas.

Evening Calm, Meander River, Deloraine, Tas.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Meander River, Tasmania, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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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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Tape measure

Tape measure

Jack Heenan collection
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Tape measures
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GM Holden Ltd
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Bark Painting depicting the body painting for 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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Envelope for a Christmas card type-addressed to Mr W Glover

Envelope for a Christmas card type-addressed to Mr W Glover

Enid Treadgold collection
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Envelopes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William R. Glover
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Elongated diamond-shaped burnished wooden parrying shield decorated with blue pigment

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19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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Shields
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Upper Darling River Region, New South Wales, Australia
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1840
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Pigmented cylindrical basket

Pigmented cylindrical basket

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Baskets
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Elcho Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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Malayan-type hollow cylindrical wooden pipe with metal bowl and its surface incised in 'rark' patterning

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Smoking pipes
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Painting depicts a group of hunters, one spearing porcupine; one holding kangaroo leg; third holding dead bird

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Magani
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1966
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Edward C. Bingham Bryden in a sailor suit seated on a mock bridge

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Wood carving of a male figure in human form

Wood carving of a male 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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Liegerang
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The Garden, Ararat

The Garden, Ararat

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Ararat, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Britannia falls, Wentworth Valley of Waters

Britannia falls, Wentworth Valley of Waters

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Wentworth Falls, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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May your New Year be a Happy One Loving greetings now are spoken, ..

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Letter to The Manager, Parliament House Dining Room, Canberra, ACT, from H Grattan Guinness, Managing Editor, 20th Century Fox Movietone News

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Betty Hall collection
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Business 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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1944
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Glass plate negative - Homestead of Victoria River Downs station, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1922
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'Kunawarritji and Kinyu' by Eubena Nampitjin, 2007

'Kunawarritji and Kinyu' by Eubena Nampitjin, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Eubena Nampitjin
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2007
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Sepia photograph of a group of people gathered for a rural event

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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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Jessie Harris (nee Baker) with her children,  Jessie, Phyllis, George (Tom).

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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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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Cards
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Mabel Valentine
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1880
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Mosman Bay, NSW

Mosman Bay, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mosman Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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St. Paul's Church from the South End of Swanston St., Melbourne, in the 'Fifties'

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1850
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'Ngurti' by Kuji Rosie Goodjie and Jukuja Nora Tjookootja, 2007

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Canning Stock Route collection
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Containers
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Ngumpan, Western Australia, Australia
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Kuji R. Goodjie
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2007
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Hyde park, Sydney, N.S.W in 1942

Hyde park, Sydney, N.S.W in 1942

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Hyde Park, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1942
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Emu egg carved with image of a face by Bill Reid

Emu egg carved with image of a face 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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Postcard featuring a coloured printed drawing of an Austrian soldier writing home.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Envelope addressed to William Pitt Faithfull, Springfield, Goulburn

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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William P. Faithfull
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Amalgamated Society of Engineers - diagramatic key to union emblem

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Andrew Reeves collection no. 5
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Instructional documents
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1852
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Metal 'hurricane' kerosene lamp with glass chimney, cotton wick and wire handle

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Guiseppe Picone collection
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Kerosene lamps
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Mr Guiseppe '. Picone
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Legal document handwritten on blue paper, addressed to William Pitt Faithfull

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Legal documents
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Tucker Box Pioneer monument, Gundagai

Tucker Box Pioneer monument, Gundagai

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Gundagai, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Painting depicts an abstract pattern with figures by Mungurrawuy Yunapingu, Yirrkala, 1966

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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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Mungurrawuy Yunupingu
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1966
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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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Grayling

Grayling

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1949 Model 48/215 Holden sedan

1949 Model 48/215 Holden sedan

Mary Munckton and Ian Metherall collection
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Motor cars
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Victoria, Australia
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GM Holden Ltd
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1949
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Siemens Brothers Morse Code Printer

Siemens Brothers Morse Code Printer

Professor Arthur Hardie Corbett collection
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Printing equipment
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London, England
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Siemens
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1850
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Seven Sisters

Seven Sisters

Songlines - Alison Munti Riley collection
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Acrylic paintings
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Alison Munti Riley
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2011
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Pencil sketch depicting two men with hounds, looking at a cottage

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sketches
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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1927
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Handmade wooden gold mining cradle on rockers

Handmade wooden gold mining cradle on rockers

Claude Dunshea collection no. 1
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Gold washing cradles
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Bowral, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Claude Dunshea
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1950
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Handwritten list of Hackle Flies and Winged Flies

Handwritten list of Hackle Flies and Winged Flies

Alfred Ronalds collection
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Lists
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The Flight of the Morning Star, work on paper, Yirrkala, 1948

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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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QSL card for 2WL

QSL card for 2WL

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Two-piece [skirt and bodice] black and pink striped dress

Two-piece [skirt and bodice] black and pink striped dress

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dresses
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Bark painting 'Two Mimi Spirits (males) dancing' by Paddy Compass Namatbara, Croker Island, 1963

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Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Bark paintings
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Paddy C. Namatbara
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1963
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Yam Holes Dredge, Beaufort

Yam Holes Dredge, Beaufort

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Coming to the point

Coming to the point

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Master J Westwood
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Cannibals and Others

Cannibals and Others

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1997
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The Strike, 1909, Block 10 escort

The Strike, 1909, Block 10 escort

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
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Broken Hill Proprietary Limited
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1909
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St Stephen's Women's Guild fete

St Stephen's Women's Guild fete

Ben Chifley collection no. 3
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Receipts
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Government House, Sydney

Government House, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Government House, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Douglas Pratt
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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Invitation addressed to Mr and Mrs Burton for the wedding of Elizabeth Duffield and Howard Dossor, 1958

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Colledge Family collection
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Wedding invitations
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr John 'Jack' Burton
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1958
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A river with a letter

A river with a letter "B" in the upper left corner

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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