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Emu egg carved with image of a face by Bill Reid

Emu egg carved with image of a face by Bill Reid

Bill Reid - John Cawte collection
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Engraved emu eggs
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Bill Reid
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Ceramic vase with two handles

Ceramic vase with two handles

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Vases
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Painting depicts two fish, one is identified as a

Painting depicts two fish, one is identified as a "Long Tom"...

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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Botanical Gardens, Sydney

Botanical Gardens, Sydney

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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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Cylindrical basket

Cylindrical basket

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Baskets
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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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Macquarie Street, Sydney

Macquarie Street, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Gold medal show award from the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW Royal Spring Fair 1927

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Colledge Family collection
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Medals
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1927
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Panorama of Adelaide, SA

Panorama of 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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Meaghers store -  two storey brick building

Meaghers store - two storey brick building

J B Young Ltd collection
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Photographic postcards
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Temora, New South Wales, Australia
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1915
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Painting by Gordon Syron - Church On Hill, 1982

Painting by Gordon Syron - Church On Hill, 1982

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Oil paintings
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Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, Australia
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Gordon Syron
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1982
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Macquarie St shewing The Astor

Macquarie St shewing The Astor

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Kodak Ltd
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Making permanent works Powlett Railway. July 1910. Hustwayte's Cutting. Kilcunda

Making permanent works Powlett Railway. July 1910. Hustwayte...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Kilcunda, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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'Lowulowuku Yinta' by Mulyatingki Marney, 2008

'Lowulowuku Yinta' by Mulyatingki Marney, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Kunawarritji, Western Australia, Australia
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Mulyatingki Marney
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2008
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Lindsay Family Exhibition

Lindsay Family Exhibition

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Lionel Lindsay
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Pedal driven dentist's drill used by Lilija Kokle

Pedal driven dentist's drill used by Lilija Kokle

John Jankaus collection
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Dental equipment
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Ventspils, Latvia
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Mrs Lilija Kokle
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1924
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Clare, South Australia, Australia
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Clare Agricultural & Horticultural Society
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The sundowner

The sundowner

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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J Hutchings
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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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The Double Two shirt means Double Wear and Double Value ... At David Jones

The Double Two shirt means Double Wear and Double Value ... ...

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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David Jones Ltd
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1946
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Piece of blackened clear glass telescope lens, a relic from the 2003 bush fire that destroyed the Mount Stromlo Observatory

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Mount Stromlo Observatory collection
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Telescope lenses
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Mount Stromlo, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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2003
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A winter glow

A winter glow

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr James A. Turner
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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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Postcard featuring a horses running a race

Postcard featuring a horses running a race

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Union Hotel, Trundle

Union Hotel, Trundle

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Trundle, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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HMAS Melbourne

HMAS Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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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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The crab

The crab

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 6
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nangingapa
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1969
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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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Erythrina vespertilio Leguminosae

Erythrina vespertilio Leguminosae

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Framed acrylic polymer painting on canvas 'Utopia Mt Doreen Yuendumu area ...'

Framed acrylic polymer painting on canvas 'Utopia Mt Doreen ...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Utopia, South Australia, Australia
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Dinny Nolan Tjampitjinpa
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Sunshine stripper harvester

Sunshine stripper harvester

David Crane and Alice Sutton collection no. 1
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Stripper harvesters
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Sunshine, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1911
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Shield with pokerwork bird, kangaroo, emu and bush on anterior, stylistically attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

Shield with pokerwork bird, kangaroo, emu and bush on anteri...

Scott Rainbow collection
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Shields
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Painted boomerang with central landscape motif, from Cherbourg

Painted boomerang with central landscape motif, from Cherbou...

Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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Cherbourg, Queensland, Australia
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Photograph print depicting the Toy Theatre with illuminated electric llights

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Everitt and George Family collection
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Photographic prints
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Arrival of Mail Steamer, Durban

Arrival of Mail Steamer, Durban

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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England, Great Britain
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Gold mourning locket containing a photograph of Australian champion boxer Les Darcy, who died in 1917

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Kevin Hannan collection
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Mourning jewellery
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Birmingham, West Midlands, England
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James L. Darcy
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1928
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Letter and envelope from Joan Richmond - Baghdad

Letter and envelope from Joan Richmond - Baghdad

Joan Richmond collection
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Letters
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Baghdad, Iraq
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1931
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Dyceum swallows

Dyceum swallows

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Neville W. Cayley Snr
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Hearty good wishes, greetings from Grahamstown, near Adelong

Hearty good wishes, greetings from Grahamstown, near Adelong

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Adelong, New South Wales, Australia
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J. Collis, Sydney
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Postcard featuring a photograph of two soldiers in full uniform photographed in a studio setting

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Why don't you send your boy to school?

Why don't you send your boy to school?

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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England, Great Britain
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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The terrible fight of Purrukapali and Taparra

The terrible fight of Purrukapali and Taparra

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Wainyingabunga
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1974
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'Milmilngkan', bark painting by John Mawurndjul, 2010

'Milmilngkan', bark painting by John Mawurndjul, 2010

John Mawurndjul collection
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Bark paintings
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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John Mawurndjul
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2010
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GPO Scone, NSW

GPO Scone, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Scone, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Amagula River.

Amagula River.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 6
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Abadjura
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1969
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Hungarian Lilliputians Midget City

Hungarian Lilliputians Midget City

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Hungary
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Postcard featuring a black pen and ink comic drawing of street vendors

Postcard featuring a black pen and ink comic drawing of stre...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Middle Harbour from the Spit Road

Middle Harbour from the Spit Road

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Middle Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Menu for Australian Club Jubilee Dinner, 1888

Menu for Australian Club Jubilee Dinner, 1888

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Menus
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1888
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The Railway Station, Adelaide, SA

The Railway Station, 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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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Archibald Memorial. Hyde Park. Sydney N.S.W.

Archibald Memorial. Hyde Park. Sydney N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Hyde Park, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Child's drawing, La Perouse, Sydney

Child's drawing, La Perouse, Sydney

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Bruce Ella
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Saw mill, Bundanoon

Saw mill, Bundanoon

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Redfern, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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On pay day - Will they have enough left to come back by 2nd class tram?

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Egypt
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Tourist.

The Tourist.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Journals
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Affidavit related to the proposed marriage between convicts William Brakefield and Maria Downes

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I Dowdle collection
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Legal documents
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Evandale, Tasmania, Australia
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1847
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Western Suburbs, Brisbane rugby league cap worn by William Fahey, 1916

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Patricia Fahey collection
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Caps
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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1916
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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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Leah Kerinaiua
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Certificate awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1886, First Prize

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Certificates
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1886
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This Australia engagement calander and diary for 1962

This Australia engagement calander and diary for 1962

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Diaries
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1961
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