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Pearl Faithfull wearing an elaborate full-length pale dress, seated on a carved wooden chair with her train draped over arm

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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London, England
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Ms Pearl Faithfull
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1805
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Salt glazed brown ceramic demijohn [Aqua]

Salt glazed brown ceramic demijohn [Aqua]

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Demijohns
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Handwritten note dated

Handwritten note dated "May 15 1957"

Gweneth Meyers collection
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W.R. Williams Chemist
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1957
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Certificate awarded at the Captain Cook Bi-Centenary N.S.W Glouster Show for first prize for a tatted butterfly doily

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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V.C.N. Blight, Government Printer
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1970
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Scare Campaign

Scare Campaign

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Patrick Cook
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1998
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"Yass Pastoral and Agricultural Association, SPRING SHOW, 19...

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Certificates
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1906
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Vice-Regal Bicky

Vice-Regal Bicky

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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Sculptures
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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QSL card for VK2XM, Australia

QSL card for VK2XM, 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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1991
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Antartic sports - start of the ski flat race

Antartic sports - start of the ski flat race

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Antarctica
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Painting depicts freshwater Barramundi and Jabiru taken from hut

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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Handwritten recipe

Handwritten recipe

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Film negative - Horses watering, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1928
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Painting depicts x-ray kangaroo taken from hut

Painting depicts x-ray kangaroo taken from hut

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Unknown
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Pigmented bifacially edge ground stone hatchet

Pigmented bifacially edge ground stone hatchet

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Hatchets
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Cape Stewart, North Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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Sterling silver helmet trophy awarded to Australian speedway star Frank Arthur 1928

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Frank Arthur collection
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England
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Frank Arthur
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1927
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Embroidery patterns

Embroidery patterns

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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'Carpet Snake Dreaming', painted by Toby Brown Tjampitjinpa, 1976

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Toby Brown Djambidjimba
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1976
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Barrenjack town looking north

Barrenjack town looking north

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Balmoral House, Katoomba

Balmoral House, Katoomba

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Katoomba, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1915
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Embroidery patterns

Embroidery patterns

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Letter from William Mussen to Alexander Mussen, September 1864

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Alexander Mussen collection
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Montreal, Canada
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William Mussen
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1864
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Black and white photograph of Edgar Richard Mayne and Sidney Hand Emery on board the S.S. Niagara

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Nanette Ward collection
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United States of America
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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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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Aboriginal ceremony 'spearing the wild bull'

Aboriginal ceremony 'spearing the wild bull'

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Charles H. Kerry
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Notice of Classification issued by Local Board no 15, New York County New York

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Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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Black and white photograph - Edgar Percival and Douglas Corrigan at Luton 1937.

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Frederick Edmunds collection
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Luton, Bedfordshire, England
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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Blast furnace at the Lithgow ironworks in N.S.W

Blast furnace at the Lithgow ironworks in N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Memorial Gardens, St Peter's Cathedral & Cross of Sacrifice, Adelaide, SA

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Postcard featuring a coloured print showing a young child with a broad rimmed hat between the Union Jack and Australian flags

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mouth of Erskine River, Vic

Mouth of Erskine River, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Erskine River, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Sepia coloured photograph of Mosman Bay, NSW

Sepia coloured photograph of 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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Clare Wilkinson (nee Faithfull) wearing a dark feathered hat

Clare Wilkinson (nee Faithfull) wearing a dark feathered hat

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Mr. Harrold F. Allert - The Society Entertainer and Drawing Room Humourist

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Aboriginal 'bora' ceremony

Aboriginal 'bora' ceremony

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Charles H. Kerry
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Photographic postcard of James 'Jimmy' Smith of the Richmond VFL football club

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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James 'Jimmy' Smith
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Silk batik by Nyukana Baker

Silk batik by Nyukana Baker

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Textile panels
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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Postcard of John Batman

Postcard of John Batman

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Railway carriages. Trans-Australian Railway

Railway carriages. Trans-Australian Railway

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Pearl of sweet Ceylon fairer & rarer

Pearl of sweet Ceylon fairer & rarer

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Ceylon
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Mr Redmond Nolan
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1906
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Postcard of Melbourne Cup, 1909

Postcard of Melbourne Cup, 1909

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Deep pink silk chiffon dress with train

Deep pink silk chiffon dress with train

Tania Verstak collection
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Evening dresses
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Park Avenue Gowns, Melbourne
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Bark painting depicting the tail of the whale Daymirri, by Wandjuk Marika, Yirrkala, 1964, with a paddle over his head

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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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Wandjuk Marika
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1964
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Four men and one boy outside a tent.

Four men and one boy outside a tent.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Federation-era flag or bunting

Federation-era flag or bunting

John Ramsay collection
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Flags
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Dandenong, Victoria, Australia
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King George V
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Souvenir flag of the Royal visit to Australia, 1954

Souvenir flag of the Royal visit to Australia, 1954

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Flags
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Pitt Street, Sydney

Pitt Street, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Douglas Pratt
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Bar at the Mouth of the Powlett

Bar at the Mouth of the Powlett

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Handwritten letter to Joan Richmond from her mother, 1932

Handwritten letter to Joan Richmond from her mother, 1932

Joan Richmond collection
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Letters
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Frankston, Victoria, Australia
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1932
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

E Milne collection
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Spearheads
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Hammerstone [stone implement]

Hammerstone [stone implement]

HP Moss collection
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Cronulla, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Certificate

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Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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1949
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'Dreaming at Kampurarrpa (Kamparrarrpa)', painted by Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula, 1976

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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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Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula
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1976
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Bark painting 'Sacred ceremonial ground Gununguwuy' by Narritjin Maymuru, Djarrtipi, 1975

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Blue Mud Bay, North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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1975
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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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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Joseph Jungarray Dickson
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1970
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A glimpse of the Exhibition building, Melbourne, Vic

A glimpse of the Exhibition building, Melbourne, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Exhibition Building, Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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The pioneer

The pioneer

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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J Hutchings
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Terra Australis or Australia, the Parts Explored Bewteen 1798 and 1803 by Matthew Flinders

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Matthew Flinders collection
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Atlases
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London, England
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Captain Matthew Flinders
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1814
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Grand stand at East Melbourne Cricket Ground

Grand stand at East Melbourne Cricket Ground

Nanette Ward collection
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Photographs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1921
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Double-sided poster titled 'Why we Must Win The War', illustrated by Norman Lindsay, 1918

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 6
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Political posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Norman A. Lindsay
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1918
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Oakhampton Castle

Oakhampton Castle

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Drawings
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