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Round the grass-tuft glided a pearly shell.

Round the grass-tuft glided a pearly shell.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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Mosman's Bay

Mosman's Bay

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mosman Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Aboriginal breastplate for Dennis, Chief of Morbringer

Aboriginal breastplate for Dennis, Chief of Morbringer

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Murrumbidgee River, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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Film negative - Jetty, Fowlers Bay, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

Film negative - Jetty, Fowlers Bay, South Australia, photogr...

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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1920
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The Lizard, Tjunda - Yirrkala, 1948

The Lizard, Tjunda - Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Wood carvings
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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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Postcard featuring a verse titled

Postcard featuring a verse titled "Chase the Kaiser".

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Ready [Horse and three dogs]

Ready [Horse and three dogs]

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Harding & Billings
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Handwritten note

Handwritten note

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Chequebook owned by Wm Percy Faithfull

Chequebook owned by Wm Percy Faithfull

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Chequebooks
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Alexandra Fountain, Bendigo, Vic

Alexandra Fountain, Bendigo, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Miss Grace Palotta

Miss Grace Palotta

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Art Series
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Large light box showing the respective locations of the Snowy Mountains Scheme

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Snowy Scheme - Snowy Hydro collection
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Ballet, painting by Aileen Motton 1951

Ballet, painting by Aileen Motton 1951

Aileen Motton collection
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Paintings
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Weipa, Queensland, Australia
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Aileen Motton
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1951
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Painting depicts 8 lizards

Painting depicts 8 lizards

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lardjanga
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1967
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Bark painting depicting yams, decorated with dots, in centre with six birds

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mithinarri Gurruwiwi
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1967
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Munro toy train automatic level crossing in a box

Munro toy train automatic level crossing in a box

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy structures
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Stone knife and sheath

Stone knife and sheath

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone tools
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Latvian ring-shaped brooch

Latvian ring-shaped brooch

Guna Kinne collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Latvia
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Mrs Guna Kinne
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1942
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Carving of a goanna, made by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, c1970

Carving of a goanna, made by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, c1970

Kaapa Tjampitjinpa collection no. 2
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Carvings
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Kaapa M. Tjampitjinpa
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1970
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Convict love token from Miss Smith, March 21, 1781

Convict love token from Miss Smith, March 21, 1781

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Hotel Barker, Mount Barker

Hotel Barker, Mount Barker

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Barker, Adelaide Hills, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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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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Robina Tipakili
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Australian Commonwealth Federation medallion

Australian Commonwealth Federation medallion

George and Sylvia Milne collection
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Medallions
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Stokes & Sons
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1901
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Racing Colours - The Parade

Racing Colours - The Parade

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Triple Beizam Headdress with Reef Fish, by Ken Thaiday Senior

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Ken Thaiday collection no. 3
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Headdresses
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Kenneth J. Thaiday Sr
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Rose Bay, Sydney N.S.W

Rose Bay, Sydney N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Rose Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Artist's journal of Tayenebe project, created by Vicki West

Artist's journal of Tayenebe project, created by Vicki West

Tayenebe collection
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Journals
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Vicki West
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Coogee Beach NSW

Coogee Beach NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Coogee Beach, Coogee, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Head and torso of large scale Kewpie doll performance prop

Head and torso of large scale Kewpie doll performance prop

Sydney 2000 Olympic Games collection
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Performing arts equipment
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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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Pamela Tipuamantumirri
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Sugarbag Dreaming by Jimmy Wululu

Sugarbag Dreaming by Jimmy Wululu

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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Jimmy Wululu
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The Widows

The Widows

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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Mary A. Kantilla
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Kingsdale [?] School

Kingsdale [?] School

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Count Dorsay circular disc breastplate

Count Dorsay circular disc breastplate

Count Dorsay Breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Boomerang

Boomerang

John Magers collection
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Boomerangs
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Cloncurry, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1975
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Sketch of Beth Dean in a seated dance pose wearing an orange-brown costume with white swirls, [5 min Sketch by Bill Constable 1950]

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Beth Dean Carell collection no. 2
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Sketches
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Spearheads
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In the gully, Ferny Creek, Victoria

In the gully, Ferny Creek, Victoria

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Buttercup yellow lace hat with netting veil

Buttercup yellow lace hat with netting veil

Andree Pelissier collection
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Hats
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Top grinding stone [stone implement]

Top grinding stone [stone implement]

Keith Goddard collection
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Upper grinding stones
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Toorale, New South Wales, Australia
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Photographic postcard depicting Percy Goodwin

Photographic postcard depicting Percy Goodwin

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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A woman standing in front of a partially completed brick house

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Parsons collection
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Pages of scrapbook containing sketch of Alexander Mussen's grave

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Alexander Mussen collection
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Scrapbooks
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Alexander Mussen
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Mr Guthrie requests Miss Forlongs acceptance of the Necklace and Flower sent herewith

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Diana Baxter collection no. 2
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Business letters
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Glasgow, Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1814
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Coal is Vital to Victory

Coal is Vital to Victory

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 11
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Australia
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1939
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Letter from DeHavilland Aircraft Co Ltd to Mons F. Dufaux, 11 March 1936

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Neil Jensen collection
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Business letters
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Ceramic and timber pestle, used as a millinery tool

Ceramic and timber pestle, used as a millinery tool

Andree Pelissier collection
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Millinery tools
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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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Bark painting depicting a Macassan prau with four sailors, a tripod mast, mast sail, anchor and steering sweep

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J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mathaman Marika
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1965
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Balmain, Sydney, N.S.W

Balmain, Sydney, N.S.W

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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Hysterical Penguins

Hysterical Penguins

Behind the Lines 2008 collection
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Cartoons
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Ms Judy Horacek
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Hotel Hampton Court. Kings Cross, Sydney

Hotel Hampton Court. Kings Cross, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Novadu Terpi - Pattern book

Novadu Terpi - Pattern book

Guna Kinne collection no. 2
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Books
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Latvia
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1939
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Photograph of a girl

Photograph of a girl

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Post Office, Liverpool

Post Office, Liverpool

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Liverpool, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1907
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Handwrittern program for the Hay Show

Handwrittern program for the Hay Show

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Programs
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Courtroom sketch 'Prof. Cameron.' by Veroncia O'Leary, 1982.

Courtroom sketch 'Prof. Cameron.' by Veroncia O'Leary, 1982.

Veronica O'Leary collection no. 1
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Courtroom drawings
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ms Veronica O'Leary
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1982
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QSL card for 3AK

QSL card for 3AK

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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View along the Gorge Road, near Adelaide, SA

View along the Gorge Road, near Adelaide, SA

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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Carrobboree [i.e.Corroboree] on the banks of the Murray

Carrobboree [i.e.Corroboree] on the banks of the Murray

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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London, England
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J Carr
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1873
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