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Large drum made from hollowed gum tree

Large drum made from hollowed gum tree

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Vernon Graham collection
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Musical drums
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Vernon Graham
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The Gap, Watson's Bay, Sydney NSW

The Gap, Watson's Bay, Sydney NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Gap, Watsons Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Canvas shoulder bag associated with Milo Dunphy

Canvas shoulder bag associated with Milo Dunphy

Milo Dunphy collection no. 2
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Carry bags
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Metal punch

Metal punch

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Punches
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Mickey Mouse Weekly - Souvenir Coronation issue, 1953

Mickey Mouse Weekly - Souvenir Coronation issue, 1953

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Magazines
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1953
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Glazed ceramic bowl with a narrow base

Glazed ceramic bowl with a narrow base

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bowls
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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John B. Tipiloura
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1976
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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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Letter

Letter

Benny Zable collection no. 2
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June Flood 1950,  Grafton. Prince St. West side, between, Pound and Fitzroy Sts

June Flood 1950, Grafton. Prince St. West side, between, Po...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1950
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Condolence card from Thien to the victims of the Bali bombings

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Bali Bombings 2002 Memorial - Parliament of Victoria collection
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Greeting cards
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Kuta, Bali, Indonesia
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2002
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"SECOND PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1907, A., P., AND H SOCIETY"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1907
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South East Wind and Hammer-headed Shark

South East Wind and Hammer-headed 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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Kulpidja
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1948
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QSL card for VK7XL, Geo W Groves, Bluff Tea Gardens, Devonport, Tasmania

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Devonport, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1936
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Sydney Harbour, showing Circular Quay

Sydney Harbour, showing Circular Quay

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Circular Quay, Sydney Cove, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1905
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This is wattle protect us

This is wattle protect us

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Maisie Carte
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Sketches of Tommy's life - Out on rest - No 3

Sketches of Tommy's life - Out on rest - No 3

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Paris, France
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Where the waves roll whitening to the land.

Where the waves roll whitening to the land.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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W Lister-Lister
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Government House, Sydney

Government House, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Government House, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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Mark Foy's Limited

Mark Foy's Limited

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mark Foys Ltd
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Postcard titled 'Off to the War' by May Gibbs

Postcard titled 'Off to the War' by May Gibbs

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Cecilia M. Gibbs
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Fibre basket by Rosie Williams, 2008

Fibre basket by Rosie Williams, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Rosie Williams
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2008
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The Ritz, Leura

The Ritz, Leura

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Leura, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1914
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At Maroondah Dam, Healesville, Vic

At Maroondah Dam, Healesville, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Maroondah Reservoir, Maroondah, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Wooden arrow with cardboard fletching or fin

Wooden arrow with cardboard fletching or fin

Chai Vang and Por Ye collection
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Arrows
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West Australian wattle

West Australian wattle

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Bon Marche Stores
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Paris - Brest - Paris, 1891-1991 [cycling]

Paris - Brest - Paris, 1891-1991 [cycling]

Sir Hubert Opperman collection no. 2
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Commemorative badges
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Wentworth House, Vaucluse N.S.W

Wentworth House, Vaucluse N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Vaucluse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Ocean Beach, Manly, NSW

Ocean Beach, Manly, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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North Steyne Beach, Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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King Billy & Family at Home

King Billy & Family at Home

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Handwritten letter of congratulations from Hugh Patton to Edna Thompson on receipt of her British Empire Medal

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Thompson Family collection
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Letters
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Edna M. Thompson
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1977
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Raiki wara - untitled batik silk textile by Yilpi Adamson, 2005

Raiki wara - untitled batik silk textile by Yilpi Adamson, 2...

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Textiles
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Yilpi Adamson
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2005
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Knife made from a ground-down flat file, with a corn cob handle, as used by swagmen in the Depression era

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Paul Watts collection
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Knives
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Gatton, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Paul Watts
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1986
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Wombail Oouthenang, Chief of Shannon Vielle

Wombail Oouthenang, Chief of Shannon Vielle

L Richard Smith breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Shannon Vielle Station, New South Wales, Australia
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Wombail Oouthenang
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Fountain pen

Fountain pen

Reverend John Grosse collection
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Fountain pens
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England
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Reverend John Grosse
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Blue card holder with coat of arms

Blue card holder with coat of arms

Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Card holders
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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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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Circular Quay, Sydney

Circular Quay, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Circular Quay, Sydney Cove, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Eve, Queen of Wurtimurti

Eve, Queen of Wurtimurti

L Richard Smith breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Queen Eve
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Photograph of several members of the 1912 Australian Cricket team relaxing on the deck of the

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Nanette Ward collection
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England
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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1921
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Kangaroo paw mounted in silver with a supporting stand and a globular gimbal-mounted cigar lighter

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Terence Lane collection
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Cigarette lighters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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James W Steeth & Son
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1940
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Orroroo, South Australia, Australia
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Country Women's Association
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1947
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Postcard featuring a coloured print showing draped

Postcard featuring a coloured print showing draped "British ...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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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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Photographs
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United States of America
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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George St. Sydney N.S.W. Showing Q.V. Markets, Town Hall & Railway Towers.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Central Railway Station, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Cat Fish

Cat Fish

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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Unknown
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Granted for Gallant and Faithful Services

Granted for Gallant and Faithful Services

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Medals
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Champion certificate awarded to  Mrs V.M. Wilson at the Portland P.A.& H. Society's Annual Show for a cross stitch delphinium tray cloth

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Portland, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1966
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A merry Christmas

A merry Christmas

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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National park, New South Wales

National park, New South Wales

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Razor in a box used by Ben Chilfley

Razor in a box used by Ben Chilfley

MJ Brown collection
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Razors
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Mr Joseph B. Chifley
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Glass plate negative - Wagon carrying 8-tonne load, Victoria River, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1922
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Burnished, wooden fighting club

Burnished, wooden fighting club

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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Clubs
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North-west NSW, Australia
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1800
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1909. Aunt Florie's car, probably collected in Sydney by Lucian Faithfull. The car is a Minerva, made in Belgium and famous as luxury cars

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photograph of Lilian Faithfull, Ann Deane, William Pitt Faithfull, Ethel Faithfull (nee Joplin) and Florence Faithfull

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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William P. Faithfull
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Merchant Mills Dept. (18

Merchant Mills Dept. (18" Mill Engine)

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Botanical Gardens, Adelaide, SA

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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Glass plate negative - Boab tree, near Derby, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1916
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'Travels of Mala the Hare Wallaby', painted by Timmy Tjugudai Tjungurrayi, 1981

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Timmy T. Tjungurrayi
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1981
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