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Seven page letter from John Close to Alice Close, Antarctica 1911

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John Collinson Close collection
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Letters
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Antarctica
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Mr John Henry Collinson Close
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Glass replica diamond and emerald wattle arrangement brooch

Glass replica diamond and emerald wattle arrangement brooch

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Brooches
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Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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The Widow's Mite

The Widow's Mite

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Wool Train Smash at Nundah January 1899

Wool Train Smash at Nundah January 1899

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Nundah, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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City Skyline, Melbourne

City Skyline, Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Douglas Pratt
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1945
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'Lizard Dreaming Site at Linga-Goora (Lingakura)', painted by Ray Inkamala Tjampitjinpa, 1976

'Lizard Dreaming Site at Linga-Goora (Lingakura)', painted b...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Browns Bore, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ray I. Tjampitjinpa
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1976
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Painting no. 1, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - Goorialla making Narabullgan

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Dick Roughsey Rainbow Serpent collection
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Oil paintings
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Drawing captioned 'Azaria Chamberlain Court Case, Darwin, Sept 82, Jo Darbyshire'

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Kerry Sharp collection
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Drawings
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ms Jo Darbyshire
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1982
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Water Ledger, S R & W S Commission, Tongala, Koyuga & Kyabram Parishes, 1926-1938

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Irrigation (Tatura) - Goulburn Murray Water collection
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Administrative records
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Tongala, Victoria, Australia
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State Rivers and Water Supply Commission
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1926
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Harrington Reynolds as the Rev. Dr. Wallace in Seven Little Australians

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1915
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Postcard titled 'We're still alive and kicking!' by May Gibbs

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Cecilia M. Gibbs
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19th Century folk art diorama which portrays Governor William Bligh's arrest during the Rum Rebellion in 1808

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Sotheby's collection no. 2
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Dioramas
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Australia
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Unknown
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1808
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Album containing illuminated address presented by the Mayor and City Council of Sandhurst to the Hon David Chaplin Sterry1888

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David Chaplin Sterry collection
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Albums
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Australian types. The Swagman

Australian types. The Swagman

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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Elizabeth Bay, Sydney

Elizabeth Bay, Sydney

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Tuckerbox used by Aboriginal activist Joe McGinness when he travelled on work as an officer bearer of FCAATSI, 1950s-1960s

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Joe McGinness collection
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Food storage containers
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Queensland, Australia
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Joe McGinness
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1960
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Painting depicts bird on tree and goanna

Painting depicts bird on tree and goanna

Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bayma
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1963
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Handwritten note

Handwritten note

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Notes
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Australia Day Port Victoria 1918

Australia Day Port Victoria 1918

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Commemorative badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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1918
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Sydney

Sydney

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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Postcard featuring Queen's Square, Sydney

Postcard featuring Queen's Square, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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J Parkes & Sons Marine Chronometer No 11056, with accessories in a wooden case

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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Liverpool, Merseyside, England
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J Parkes & Sons
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Album containing black and white photos with hand written annotations

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Joan Richmond collection
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Photograph albums
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1931
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Victoria Street [looking north], Bunbury, West Australia

Victoria Street [looking north], Bunbury, West Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bunbury, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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A nurse standing between two male patients in bed, with another man sitting on the right side

A nurse standing between two male patients in bed, with anot...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1923
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Personal letter from Eliza Batman to her daughter Elizabeth, describing the drowning in the Yarra River of her son John Charles Batman

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John Batman Documents collection
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Personal letters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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John Batman
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1845
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Symmetrical brown boomerang

Symmetrical brown boomerang

Daisy Bates and Herbert Browne collection
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Boomerangs
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Ooldea, South Australia, Australia
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Daisy M. Bates CBE
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Poster titled 'Advance Australia Where?'

Poster titled 'Advance Australia Where?'

Lorraine Coutts collection
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Posters
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Aboriginal Tent Embassy, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Terri...
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National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee
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1992
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You love them - Fight for them!

You love them - Fight for them!

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 6
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Political posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Victorian State Recruiting Committee
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1939
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'Yumari', painted by Uta Uta Tjangala, 1978

'Yumari', painted by Uta Uta Tjangala, 1978

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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Uta Uta Tjangala
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1978
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1963 - 1973 St.George - Budapest Soccer Club trophy

1963 - 1973 St.George - Budapest Soccer Club trophy

John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Trophies
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Johnny Warren MBE OAM
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Emden's Gun

Emden's Gun

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Kodak
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Dromana and the coastline from Arthur's Seat, Vic

Dromana and the coastline from Arthur's Seat, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Dromana, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Cylindrical basket

Cylindrical basket

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Baskets
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Knife

Knife

Horne-Bowie collection
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Stone tools
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Mungeranie, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Convict love token from Thomas Freeman, 1843

Convict love token from Thomas Freeman, 1843

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Advertising card featuring Jules Dubourg

Advertising card featuring Jules Dubourg

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising cards
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Baker's Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1914
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Cast of a cochlear prototype implant.

Cast of a cochlear prototype implant.

Graeme Clark, University of Melbourne - Cochlear Limited collection
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Experimental models
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Bark painting 'Fight between Crocodile-man and Stingray-man' by Narritjin Maymuru, Yirrkala, 1963

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Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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1963
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Modeltoy toy train turntable with bogie sheep van

Modeltoy toy train turntable with bogie sheep van

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy train sets
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Suspension Bridge, N. Sydney

Suspension Bridge, N. Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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North Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Morain Lake, Valley of the Ten Peaks

Morain Lake, Valley of the Ten Peaks

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Canada
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Railway Avenue, Bundanoon. View from Post Office towards Railway Station

Railway Avenue, Bundanoon. View from Post Office towards Rai...

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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St Patrick's College, Manly, NSW

St Patrick's 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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1908
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VWBBA A Grade Premiership 1958 - Melbourne Blue

VWBBA A Grade Premiership 1958 - Melbourne Blue

History of Netball - Margaret Pewtress collection
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Certificates
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Brown kelp water carrier by Patsy Cameron

Brown kelp water carrier by Patsy Cameron

Patsy Cameron collection no. 3
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Water containers
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Tasmania, Australia
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Aunty Patsy Cameron
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Bark painting 'Birth of a Mimi' by Yirawala, mouth of the Liverpool River

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yirawala
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Blackheath

Blackheath

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Kodak Ltd
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A bit of Mosman

A bit of Mosman

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Pages 17 to 20 of the copy of the Jerilderie Letter, which was originally composed by Ned Kelly

Pages 17 to 20 of the copy of the Jerilderie Letter, which w...

Christies Auction collection
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Letters
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Stringybark Creek, Victoria, Australia
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Edward 'Ned' Kelly
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1879
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Gold Hunter-case pocket watch presented to Richmond Henty by his uncle Edward Henty, 1856

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Richmond Henty collection
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Pocket watches
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Mr Edward Henty
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1856
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A baby wearing knitted berret, jumper and bootees

A baby wearing knitted berret, jumper and bootees

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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View of Mooribar St from the Post Office 28/12/1911 [Fire]

View of Mooribar St from the Post Office 28/12/1911 [Fire]

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Postmaster General's Department
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1911
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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O Gauge House model train four-wheel open wagon

O Gauge House model train four-wheel open wagon

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy railway cars
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Maurice Dry Cleaners vans, with the Sydney Harbour Bridge

Maurice Dry Cleaners vans, with the Sydney Harbour Bridge

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Aus...
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Gray-Nicolls cricket bat used by captain of the Australian Cricket Team, Greg Chappell, from 1981-1983

Gray-Nicolls cricket bat used by captain of the Australian C...

Swan Richards collection
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Cricket bats
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Gray-Nicholls
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1981
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Envelopes
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Old Government House, Parramatta Park, N.S.W

Old Government House, Parramatta Park, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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NSW Government
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Empress of Britain Sydney NSW

Empress of Britain Sydney NSW

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