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Image Title and Collection What Where Who When
Pencil sketch depicting a landscape

Pencil sketch depicting a landscape

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sketches
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Typical portraits of the aborigines

Typical portraits of the aborigines

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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George French Angas
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1847
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Lindqvist Two Day Marine Chronometer No 114, with accessories in a wooden case

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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William Lindqvist
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Colour Photograph - Part of a collage of photos of protests at the South African Embassy, Canberra.

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Kerry Browning collection
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Photographs
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Old Parliament House Port

Old Parliament House Port

1988 Opening of Parliament House collection
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Advertisements
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Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1988
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Invitation 'To meet Mr Tatsuo Kawai, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary of Japan...', 1941

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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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1941
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Kodak camera case

Kodak camera case

Harold Stevens collection
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Camera cases
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Australia
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Eastman Kodak Company
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1926
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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Cape Stewart, North Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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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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'Purrungu' by Jackie Giles, 2008

'Purrungu' by Jackie Giles, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Warburton, Western Australia, Australia
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Jackie Giles
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2008
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Malvern Star the Cycle of Opperman

Malvern Star the Cycle of Opperman

Malvern Star collection
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Advertising posters
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United Kingdom
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Sir Hubert F. Opperman
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1934
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Convict love token from John Turner, 1838

Convict love token from John Turner, 1838

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Matson Liner Mariposa under way

Matson Liner Mariposa under way

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Vaucluse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1938
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'Tapu Country' by Jukuna Mona Chuguna, 2008

'Tapu Country' by Jukuna Mona Chuguna, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia, Australia
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Jukuna M. Chuguna
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2008
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Breadcarters (Northumberland) (Variation), 12 August 1946, details award wage regulations

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ET Fealy collection
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Information sheets
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Nardin No 2281

Nardin No 2281

Bureau of Mineral Resources collection no. 1
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Chronometers
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Red wool cut-away riding jacket with tails (hunting pinks)

Red wool cut-away riding jacket with tails (hunting pinks)

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sports clothing
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearheads
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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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Shell money
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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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Purple grey woollen shift dress

Purple grey woollen shift dress

Hanna Lemberg collection
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Dresses
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Blue bird of paradise

Blue bird of paradise

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Art Series
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Nether Stowey, Coleridge's House

Nether Stowey, Coleridge's House

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Wet specimen - Thylacine - paw

Wet specimen - Thylacine - paw

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Letter from Sir Littleton Groom dated June 26th 1905

Letter from Sir Littleton Groom dated June 26th 1905

Sir Littleton Groom collection
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Letters
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Sundowners - balck and white image of two swagmen

Sundowners - balck and white image of two swagmen

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Town Hall, Leichhardt

Town Hall, Leichhardt

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bark painting 'Nimbuwa rock' by Bobby Barrdjaray Nganjmirra, Gunbalanya, 1968

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 5
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Bobby B. Nganjmirra
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1968
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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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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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A Short Cut to the Station

A Short Cut to the Station

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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So shy

So shy

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1912
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Painting depicts

Painting depicts "Garrwidi" the spider, two human figures, ...

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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1965
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Letter from Stephen White to his sons, 1862

Letter from Stephen White to his sons, 1862

Tony Hill collection no. 4
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Letters
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New Zealand
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Stephen White
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1862
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The Djunkgao (Djung'kawu) Sisters at Goulburn Island

The Djunkgao (Djung'kawu) Sisters at Goulburn Island

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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Allonby at Sea

Allonby at Sea

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Great Fire at Newcastle, David Cohen & Co's Magnificent Warehouse Destroyed, Damaged

Great Fire at Newcastle, David Cohen & Co's Magnificent Ware...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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David Cohen & Co Ltd
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1908
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Glass plate negative - The game of 'gorri', Humbert River 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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Postcard featuring a colour cartoon of six people standing outside a Fry's Chocolates shop

Postcard featuring a colour cartoon of six people standing o...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bark painting divided into three panels depicting a goanna, a snake, two turtles, a bird and eight fish, all cross-hatched

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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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Martin Place, Sydney

Martin Place, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Martin Place, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Douglas Pratt
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The Miss Australia Quest brochure

The Miss Australia Quest brochure

Susie Elelman collection
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Pamphlets
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QSL card for VK6-QSL

QSL card for VK6-QSL

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Valentines Series - Cabby Knows His Fare

Valentines Series - Cabby Knows His Fare

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Peggy's Pont, Balmoral Beach, NSW

Peggy's Pont, Balmoral Beach, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Balmoral Beach, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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1929
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Diary of a boat trip from Melbourne to Japan via Sydney, Brisbane, Townsville, Magnetic Island, Cairns, Thursday Island, Hong Kong, Canton and Shanghai in 1935

Diary of a boat trip from Melbourne to Japan via Sydney, Bri...

Lorelle Moore collection
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Diaries
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Victoria, Australia
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Lorelle Moore
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1935
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Far West Children's Health Scheme

Far West Children's Health Scheme

Ben Chifley collection no. 3
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Receipts
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Addition drives me mad

Addition drives me mad

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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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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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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Newspaper clippings
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THE ROSE SERIES P. 6257 FIG TREE BRIDGE. LANE COVE, N.S.W

THE ROSE SERIES P. 6257 FIG TREE BRIDGE. LANE COVE, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Glass plate negative - Blue waterlilies (Nymphaea nouchali) in billabong, Barker Gorge, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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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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1916
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Black and white photograph of US swimmer Frances Cowells

Black and white photograph of US swimmer Frances Cowells

National Sports Information Centre collection
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Photographs
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San Francisco, California, United States of America
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Miss Frances Cowells
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1917
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Fairy Bower Steps, Bundanoon, 1906

Fairy Bower Steps, Bundanoon, 1906

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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1906
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Business card for Colin Rodgers M.M

Business card for Colin Rodgers M.M

James Taylor Light Horse collection
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Business cards
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Sergeant James S. Taylor
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Painting depicts a crocodile and other creatures

Painting depicts a crocodile and other creatures

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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A street lined with buildings, with a cart loaded with boxes in the foreground

A street lined with buildings, with a cart loaded with boxes...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Waratahs. For Auld Lang Syne

Waratahs. For Auld Lang Syne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Driving his team

Driving his team

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Painting depicts four water goannas, the sons of

Painting depicts four water goannas, the sons of "djulungul"...

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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Mawalan Marika
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1966
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Australian National Band (World Tour) Staff

Australian National Band (World Tour) Staff

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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Photogelatine Engraving Co.
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