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Photographic glass plate positive depicting eight men and a dog at campfire

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Richard Daintree collection
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Glass plate positives
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Queensland, Australia
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Richard Daintree
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1860
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Wooden club or digging stick with pokerwork design from Hermannsburg, 1957

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Barrie and Jennifer Hadlow collection
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Clubs
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Newspaper clippings
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Silk postcard with embroidered butterfly and flower imagery relating to Alf Barkle and his World War One service

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John Murray collection
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Mortar-board hat

Mortar-board hat

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Academic dress
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A Federation syle cottage with a picket fence and a woman standing at the gate

A Federation syle cottage with a picket fence and a woman st...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Undiscovered #9, from a series of ten prints by Michael Cook, 2010

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Michael Cook collection
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Prints
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Mr Michael Cook
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2010
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Ancestral hero of the Yirritya moiety: Banaitja (Lanytjung) and Yirritya animals.

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Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Birrikitji Gumana
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1963
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Souvenir cup from the opening of Old Parliament House on 9 May 1927

Souvenir cup from the opening of Old Parliament House on 9 M...

Bernice Spence Fryer collection
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Commemorative cups
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England, United Kingdom
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Aynsley and Sons
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1926
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Compliments of the Season [Boat in a harbour]

Compliments of the Season [Boat in a harbour]

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Diorama of a tropical island, used with the Flower Clock

Diorama of a tropical island, used with the Flower Clock

Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) - Play School collection ...
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Dioramas
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
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Decorated pandanus leaf basket

Decorated pandanus leaf basket

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Baskets
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1974
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Painting depicts a waisted rectangular figure within a thin rectangular frame

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1948
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Gunvor wrecked April 14th 1912

Gunvor wrecked April 14th 1912

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Cornwall, England
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1912
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Parish Hall, Linton

Parish Hall, Linton

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Fibre basket by Janice Nixon, 2008

Fibre basket by Janice Nixon, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Janice Nixon
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2008
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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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Claire Faithfull sitting on a garden seat holding a spray of flowers

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Hoe blade

Hoe blade

Chai Vang and Por Ye collection
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Tool components
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The Baijini at Port Bradshaw, Yirrkala, 1948

The Baijini at Port Bradshaw, Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1948
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The

The "Y" Factor

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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Discussion poster No.61 - Can we develop our empty north? - May 15, 1950

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George W Barber collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Commonwealth Office of Education
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1950
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Tetratheca ciliata

Tetratheca ciliata

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1876
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Seated Staffordshire porcelain figurine of Captain James Cook

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Staffordshire Figurine collection
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Human figures
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Alpha Factory
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1845
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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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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Karen Tipiloura
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Bark painting depicting artist's father's Dreaming story by Jack Wunuwun, Gamedi, about 1981

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Gamardi Outstation, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jack Wunuwun
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1985
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Envelope addressed to W P Faithfull Esq, Springfield, Goulburn

Envelope addressed to W P Faithfull Esq, Springfield, Goulbu...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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Album containing 52 carte de visite portrait photographs of members of the Faithfull family

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photograph albums
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Nabarlek

Nabarlek

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Nabarlek
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1948
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Protesters and police during the campaign to save the Franklin River.

Protesters and police during the campaign to save the Frankl...

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Tasmania, Australia
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Peter Lord
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Iguana and Shark

Iguana and Shark

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Minimini Numalkiyiya Mamarika
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1948
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Aboriginal Land Rights

Aboriginal Land Rights

Inada Holdings 19/08/1985 collection
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Political badges
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Cobbler, King, Mogil Mogil

Cobbler, King, Mogil Mogil

L Richard Smith breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Mogil Mogil, New South Wales, Australia
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King Cobbler
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Souvenir of Grand Opening New Drummoyne Theatre

Souvenir of Grand Opening New Drummoyne Theatre

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Drummoyne, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1921
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Group portrait of Australian soldiers in uniform with rifles in hand

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Adrian Luck collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Australian Army
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Bark painting depicting animals at a sacred site by Jimmy Nakkurridjdjilmi Nganjmirra of Gunbalanya, 1970

Bark painting depicting animals at a sacred site by Jimmy Na...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Jimmy N. Nganjmirra
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1970
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Black Forrest Road

Black Forrest Road

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Certificates
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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South Australian Chamber of Manufacturers
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1947
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Bark painting - Djunkgao and Madalait at Arnhem Bay - Yirrkala, 1948

Bark painting - Djunkgao and Madalait at Arnhem Bay - Yirrka...

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1948
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Captain R A Sharland SS Wyreema 1925

Captain R A Sharland SS Wyreema 1925

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Postcard titled 'Your old Aunts are very anxious about you' by May Gibbs

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Cecilia M. Gibbs
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Convict love token dated December 1830

Convict love token dated December 1830

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Balmain and Drummoyne, Sydney NSW A merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Balmain and Drummoyne, Sydney NSW A merry Christmas and a Ha...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Australia, Balmoral Beach near Sydney

Australia, Balmoral Beach near Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Balmoral Beach, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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Reversible pink jacket

Reversible pink jacket

Carmelo Mirabelli collection no. 1
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Jackets
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Postcard featuring a brown toned photograph of the

Postcard featuring a brown toned photograph of the "BOTANICA...

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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Governor Arthur Phillip
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1908
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Medicine is to be taken in Water

Medicine is to be taken in Water

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Dr E J. Chowne
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1906
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The Flood Tide Series -

The Flood Tide Series - "Welsher", Scene III. Act II.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1904
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Message stick

Message stick

Stan Mitchell collection
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Carvings
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John Poole Marine Chronometer No 2659, 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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John Poole
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1855
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Cricketer Nance Clements putting on batting pads

Cricketer Nance Clements putting on batting pads

Nance Pownall collection
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Photographs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Nancy M. Pownall
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1937
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Fremantle Town Hall, Western Australia

Fremantle Town Hall, Western Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Fremantle, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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The Imperial Cafe, Brisbane St, Launceston

The Imperial Cafe, Brisbane St, Launceston

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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'Kumpupirntily' by Yanjimi Peter Rowlands, 2008

'Kumpupirntily' by Yanjimi Peter Rowlands, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Wiluna, Western Australia, Australia
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Yanjimi P. Rowlands
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2008
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Girl wearing a pink ribbon in her hair and no shirt

Girl wearing a pink ribbon in her hair and no shirt

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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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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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yirara College
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Australia, Lane Cove, Sydney

Australia, Lane Cove, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Lane Cove, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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The Blue Mountains NSW Great Zig Zag

The Blue Mountains NSW Great Zig Zag

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Morning Star by David Malangi

Morning Star by David Malangi

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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David D. Malangi
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Girl sitting on a log and a boy picking up basket of wood.

Girl sitting on a log and a boy picking up basket of wood.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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