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Familiar Australian Singers

Familiar Australian Singers

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1913
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Painting depcits a kangaroo in the X-ray

Painting depcits a kangaroo in the X-ray

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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Yiwun Y. Maduwarr
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Australian flag recovered from the ruins of the World Trade Center, New York, after September 11, 2001

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World Trade Center Australian Flag collection
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Australian flags
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New York, United States of America
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New York Police Department
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2001
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Film negative - Punch, Lady and Annie, holding the eagle hawk Punch shot, Mt Woodward, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1903
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Brazil

Brazil

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Good-bye to Potty

Good-bye to Potty

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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Orange Fairy Butterfly

Orange Fairy Butterfly

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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1905
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Totemic creatures.

Totemic creatures.

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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David D. Malangi
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S.S. Electra at the Wharf, Taree

S.S. Electra at the Wharf, Taree

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Taree, New South Wales, Australia
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North Coast Steam Navigation Company
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1909
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Smiling woman

Smiling woman

Tania Verstak collection
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Black and white negative glass lantern slide - Strawbridge Springs, eastern Tomkinson Ranges, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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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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1903
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Glass plate negative - Plane of marine denudation at Fannie Bay, Darwin, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905(?)

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1905
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Wet Season Skies

Wet Season Skies

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Antelemungarralei
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Convict love token showing a couple in elegant dress

Convict love token showing a couple in elegant dress

Timothy Millett collection
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An Orchestral Rehearsal

An Orchestral Rehearsal

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Working men having a

Working men having a "tea break" outside an industrial build...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Pathway in Pennington Gardens east, Adelaide, SA

Pathway in Pennington Gardens east, 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 fig avenue, Botanical Gardens, Adelaide, SA

The fig avenue, Botanical Gardens, Adelaide, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Botanic Gardens, Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Colour poster with the caption Buy home-grown canned fruits, issued by the Empire Marketing Board

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National Symbols Poster collection no. 2
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Glasgow, Scotland
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Handwritten note

Handwritten note

Ruby Lee collection
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Fry's Chocolate

Fry's Chocolate

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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1925
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Envelope to Mrs. John Richmond

Envelope to Mrs. John Richmond

Joan Richmond collection
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Envelopes
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Frankston, Victoria, Australia
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1932
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Mary's Little Mouth

Mary's Little Mouth

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Amperea spartioides

Amperea spartioides

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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1875
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Novelty doorstop or paperweight caricature of former Australian prime minister Sir George Houstoun Reid

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JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 3
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Doorstops
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sir George H. Reid
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Black and white photograph of two women swimmers at Tooowoomba, Queensland, 1911

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National Sports Information Centre collection
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Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
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1911
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The Treasurer rushes

The Treasurer rushes

Political Cartooning 2006 collection - Sean Leahy
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Cartoons
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Mr Sean Leahy
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2006
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Queen's Gardens, Perth, WA

Queen's Gardens, Perth, WA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Cat sculpture

Cat sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Wingellina, Western Australia, Australia
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Jean I. Burke
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1982
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Glass plate negative - Bush scene, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory. The stringy-bark has had its bark removed for the purpose of constructing a canoe, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1911

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1911
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Black and white photograph of US swimmers Charlotte Boyle, Alice Lord, Ethelda Bleibtrey and Leslie Bunyan, 1919

Black and white photograph of US swimmers Charlotte Boyle, A...

National Sports Information Centre collection
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New York, United States of America
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Miss Charlotte Boyle
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1919
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Akubra brand broad-brimmed fur felt hat worn by anthropologist by Dr Peter Sutton when he was doing fieldwork

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Peter Sutton collection no. 2
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Hats
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Australia
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Akubra Hats Pty Ltd
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1980
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Stanford Merthyr collier disaster.  Main Tunnel after the Explosion

Stanford Merthyr collier disaster. Main Tunnel after the Ex...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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A Galloway
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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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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jane F. Poantumilui
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Green Fairy Butterfly

Green Fairy Butterfly

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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1905
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Dianthus Carthus Ianorum

Dianthus Carthus Ianorum

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Passengers for the 1.50 to Sydney Sunday July 16 1911

Passengers for the 1.50 to Sydney Sunday July 16 1911

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1911
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The Imperial Fine Art Corporation, Holborn, London

The Imperial Fine Art Corporation, Holborn, London

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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London, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Church of England  Intelligencer Journal, November [1890?]

The Church of England Intelligencer Journal, November [1890...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Journals
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Pencil sketch of a rural English scene; a cottage in the background and to the right a figure walking along a lane

Pencil sketch of a rural English scene; a cottage in the bac...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sketches
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Once on a huge Dragon-Fly

Once on a huge Dragon-Fly

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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Ceramic bust of John Pascoe Fawkner

Ceramic bust of John Pascoe Fawkner

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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Mr John P. Fawkner
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1934
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Silver coloured cup trophy awarded to Enid McLean in fairy costume in 1941

Silver coloured cup trophy awarded to Enid McLean in fairy c...

Enid McLean collection
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Trophies
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Australia, the world's tuckerbox

Australia, the world's tuckerbox

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Gundagai, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Tour by Bevan Hayward [Pooaraar]

The Tour by Bevan Hayward [Pooaraar]

Bevan Hayward collection no. 1
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Drawings
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Ginger Megs

Ginger Megs

Reverend John Grosse collection
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Badges
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Merrigong Street, Bowral, 1907

Merrigong Street, Bowral, 1907

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bowral, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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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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Francella Tungutulum
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First prize card awarded at the Yass Spring Show, 1906

First prize card awarded at the Yass Spring Show, 1906

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1906
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Botanical Gardens, Melbourne, Vic

Botanical Gardens, Melbourne, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne, Melbourne, New South Wales, Austr...
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Meadmore toy tram-car and track

Meadmore toy tram-car and track

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy trams
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Glass plate negative - Expedition buggy on bed of Todd River, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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1920
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Film negative - Extracting a stake from a camel's foot, Yununba Hill, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1926
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The Royal Victoria Hotel, Wangarratta, Vic

The Royal Victoria Hotel, Wangarratta, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Wangaratta, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Bronte Beach, Sydney

Bronte Beach, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Bronte Beach, Bronte, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Kit bag from Light Horse uniform

Kit bag from Light Horse uniform

James Taylor Light Horse collection
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Military uniforms
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Sergeant James S. Taylor
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Cream-coloured dance program with 'Pass Mint, 2 Squadron' handwritten on the back

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Shoalhaven River at Nowra, NSW

Shoalhaven River at Nowra, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Shoalhaven River, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Manly from Fairlight

Manly from Fairlight

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