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Champion, awarded to Mrs V. Wilson for 'Piece Fancy Work' for her 'Jacobean bird' textile panel at the 1953 Manilla 19th Annual Show

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Manilla, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1953
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Scenes - Australian Coast

Scenes - Australian Coast

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr Herbert Beecroft
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Opossum

Opossum

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Embroidered silk postcard from World War One

Embroidered silk postcard from World War One

David Westcott collection no. 6
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1914
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Oil painting of an Aboriginal man and woman of the Goulburn area, 1854

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AR Browning collection
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Oil paintings
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas T. Balcombe
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1854
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View over a river, with a fence in the foreground

View over a river, with a fence in the foreground

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Convict love token engraved with the names D. Clarke and M. White, 1828

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Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Archibald Fountain, Sydney

Archibald Fountain, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Hyde Park, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Film negative - Attack Island, Glenelg River, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Glenelg River, Western Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1916
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Work on paper depicting a goanna and crocodiles, Oenpelli, 1948

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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1948
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Neck Decoration for the Order of the Companion of Honour to Sir Robert Menzies

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RG Menzies collection
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Awards
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London, England
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Sir Robert 'Bob' G. Menzies
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1951
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Commercial Bank, Taree

Commercial Bank, Taree

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Taree, New South Wales, Australia
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Commercial Banking Company of Sydney Limited
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1912
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Portable cabin made from a water tank, used on geological surveys by Dr John and Roma Dulhunty, who called it the 'Hollow Log'

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John and Roma Dulhunty collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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Dr John Dulhunty
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1975
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Tiny town from the white city

Tiny town from the white city

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Convict love token from G. Poulton, 1835

Convict love token from G. Poulton, 1835

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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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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Historic Houses - Faith, Hope and Charity. Kingscote, K.I.

Historic Houses - Faith, Hope and Charity. Kingscote, K.I.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Loch Scaraig Skye

Loch Scaraig Skye

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Paperwork associated with commemorative airmail box

Paperwork associated with commemorative airmail box

Glenn Piper collection
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Postcard featuring two horses with jockeys in a field

Postcard featuring two horses with jockeys in a field

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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A two storey brick and timber house under construction

A two storey brick and timber house under construction

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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'My Country' by Georgina Brown, 2007

'My Country' by Georgina Brown, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Wiluna, Western Australia, Australia
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Georgina Brown
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2007
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Springfield; Side of house; South Verandah

Springfield; Side of house; South Verandah

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Rushcutters Bay, Sydney (Showing Tennis Courts)

Rushcutters Bay, Sydney (Showing Tennis Courts)

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Rushcutters Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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Bark paintings
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John N. Guymala
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Emu egg carved with images of a possum and two kangaroos 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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Postcard depicting Ann Pennington

Postcard depicting Ann Pennington

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1923
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J.T. Tyldesley 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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QSL card for VK2CG, Australia

QSL card for VK2CG, Australia

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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Album containing a collection of personal and theatrical photographs from the 1920s to the 1940s associated with Herbert Browne

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Herbert Browne collection
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Moonrise, Curl Curl, Manly

Moonrise, Curl Curl, Manly

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Curl Curl, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Convict love token from William Pritchard, 1830

Convict love token from William Pritchard, 1830

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Birds Eye View, Festival of Empire, Crystal Palace

Birds Eye View, Festival of Empire, Crystal Palace

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Crystal Palace, London, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1911
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South-east wind story (Dreamtime story).

South-east wind story (Dreamtime story).

Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nemigilagum
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Blind Man's Buff

Blind Man's Buff

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Garma Circumcision Rite and Dancing at the Narra  Ceremony

Garma Circumcision Rite and Dancing at the Narra Ceremony

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bagu
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Extract from Mr Charles Matcham's letters to a relative in England 1834

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Documents
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Tasmania

Tasmania

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Tasmania, Australia
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Art Series
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Snow capped mountains, ACT

Snow capped mountains, ACT

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Palm Beach NSW

Palm Beach NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Invitation addressed to Miss Faithfull from Mr and Mrs Andrew Gibson

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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'Willy Wagtail and Hailstone Dreamings', painted by Pansy Napangarti, 1996

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Acrylic paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Pansy Napangarti
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1981
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Spreading leaf of fermentation for Nectar Tea Co.

Spreading leaf of fermentation for Nectar Tea Co.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Dress worn by Lindy Chamberlain at the first inquest into the death of Azaria Chamberlain, 1980

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Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton collection no. 1
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Dresses
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Mrs Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton
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1980
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Handwritten recipes to pickle red cabbage

Handwritten recipes to pickle red cabbage

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Manuscripts
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Ayers Rock bread

Ayers Rock bread

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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T-shirts
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Botanical Gardens, Sydney. NSW

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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Two women wearing hats, the woman on the left is holding a book

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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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'Flying dingoes', painted by Mick Namarari Tjapaltjarri, 1974

'Flying dingoes', painted by Mick Namarari Tjapaltjarri, 197...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mick N. Tjapaltjarri
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1974
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'Mala and the bad uncles at Tjikarri (II)', painted by Johnny Warangula Tjupurrula, 1976

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Johnny W. Tjupurrula
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1976
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The Witch's Sister on her Black Bat

The Witch's Sister on her Black Bat

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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The Hotel Manly, NSW

The Hotel 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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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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Umbakumba, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nangiliana
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Miss Australia crown worn by national titleholders in the Miss Australia Quest each year from 1965 to 1991

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Miss Australia Company collection
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Crowns (headwear)
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Ernest Booth
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1964
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Botanical Gardens, Sydney, NSW

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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Ceramic bust of John Batman

Ceramic bust of John Batman

John Batman and John Pascoe Fawkner Pottery Bust collection
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Busts
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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John Batman
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1934
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Sketchbook containing 23 sketches depicting camp life during the Spencer and Gillen expedition to the Gulf of Carpentaria in 1901

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Robert Gillen collection
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Sketchbooks
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika
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1901
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The Torrens River, Adelaide, SA

The Torrens River, Adelaide, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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The Birds Hospital

The Birds Hospital

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Postcard with a booklet of jokes attached to it

Postcard with a booklet of jokes attached to it

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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