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Comesperma ericinum

Comesperma ericinum

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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Wall hanging of a scene from Little Red Riding Hood, made by Ukrainian Displaced Person Olga Basylevich, in Germany in 1946

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Forest Hill Residential Kindergarten collection
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Wall hangings
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Neu-Ulm Displaced Persons Camp, American Zone, Germany
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Olga Basylevich
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1946
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Painting depicts a fish in a trap along with other objects

Painting depicts a fish in a trap along with other objects

Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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Auckland NZ, Yatching on the Harbour

Auckland NZ, Yatching on the Harbour

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Auckland, North Island, New Zealand
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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Seven nurses and two girl guides holding boxes of Flanders poppies

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Alexander, Castlemaine, Vic

Alexander, Castlemaine, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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'Dreaming at Kampurarrpa (Kamparrarrpa)', painted by Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula, 1976

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula
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1976
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At night the flying foxes come and eat the mangoes

At night the flying foxes come and eat the mangoes

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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Merlene Poantulura
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Letter from Joan Richmond - Basra

Letter from Joan Richmond - Basra

Joan Richmond collection
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Letters
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Basra, Iraq
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1931
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'Nuda, the rock wallaby site'

'Nuda, the rock wallaby site'

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Tim L. Tjapaltjarri
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Cremorne

Cremorne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Cremorne, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Courtroom sketch of the Chamberlain trial by Veronica O'Leary, 1982.

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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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Shell ornament

Shell ornament

Mervyn Meggitt collection
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Ornaments
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'My Country' by Sheila Friday Jones, 2007

'My Country' by Sheila Friday Jones, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Sheila Friday Jones
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2007
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Photographic print depicting the toy theatre

Photographic print depicting the toy theatre

Everitt and George Family collection
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Photographic prints
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Bohemian Dramatic Co Sydney & Melbourne - Vene Linden

Bohemian Dramatic Co Sydney & Melbourne - Vene Linden

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Fraser and Jenkinson
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Photograph of indigenous cricket team

Photograph of indigenous cricket team

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Photographic prints
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Toulon - Orient line office to the largest modern shops...

Toulon - Orient line office to the largest modern shops...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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'Time Change'

'Time Change'

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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Convict love token from J.F., 1828

Convict love token from J.F., 1828

Timothy Millett collection
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Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

E Milne collection
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Edge-ground axe heads (stone)
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Toorale, New South Wales, Australia
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Panoramic, photographic postcard of the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Olympic Pool, Velodrome and Soccer Ground

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Certificate

Certificate

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Certificates
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Good Luck for the New Year I would send you a greeting ...

Good Luck for the New Year I would send you a greeting ...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Convict love token from J. Hall, 1836

Convict love token from J. Hall, 1836

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Ranunculus Millani

Ranunculus Millani

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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Green Frog

Green Frog

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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Sylvester V. Fernando
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Photographic print depicting the toy theatre

Photographic print depicting the toy theatre

Everitt and George Family collection
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Photographic prints
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Star of the Sea - R.C. Church. Watson's Bay, N.S.W

Star of the Sea - R.C. Church. Watson's Bay, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Watsons Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Catholic Church
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Film negative - Local men lining one side of a safe place to cross a river, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

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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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1928
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Convict love token from J.F., 1837

Convict love token from J.F., 1837

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Valentines Series - Caddy Plays the Game

Valentines Series - Caddy Plays the Game

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Rock Pool, Maroubra, NSW

The Rock Pool, Maroubra, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Maroubra Beach, Maroubra, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Photographic glass plate positive depicting seven men outside small slab and bark building

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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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Painting no. 16, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - Goorialla goes down onto the sea, leaving the country peopled with animals as well as humans

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Dick Roughsey Rainbow Serpent collection
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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'Puntawarri, Jilakurru and Kumpupirntily' by Dadda Samson and Judith Samson, 2008

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Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Dadda Samson
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2008
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Group of men wearing sashes with some holding banners

Group of men wearing sashes with some holding banners

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Luga di Lugano

Luga di Lugano

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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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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Handwritten recipe for making soup

Handwritten recipe for making soup

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Manuscripts
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Sydney. Iron Cove Bridge

Sydney. Iron Cove Bridge

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Iron Cove, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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School report

School report

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Reports
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Yendalloch, Lorne, Vic

Yendalloch, Lorne, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lorne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Caricature of a kangaroo playing cricket

Caricature of a kangaroo playing cricket

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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School report

School report

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Reports
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Poem

Poem

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Manuscripts
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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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Piece of Springfield Merino note paper

Piece of Springfield Merino note paper

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Business stationery
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Creatures of the Arafura Swamp by John Bulunbulun

Creatures of the Arafura Swamp by John Bulunbulun

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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John Bulunbulun
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Refreshments

Refreshments

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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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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Margaret R. Tipungwuti
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Commercial Street, Mt Gambier, SA

Commercial Street, Mt Gambier, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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Shell money
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Professor Wallace Edwin Armstrong
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1923
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QSL card for VK-CH

QSL card for VK-CH

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Central Railway Station, Sydney, NSW

Central Railway Station, Sydney, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Central Railway Station, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Postcard titled Circular Quay, Sydney, Looking West

Postcard titled Circular Quay, Sydney, Looking West

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Circular Quay, Sydney Cove, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Star Photo Co
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Girl sitting in a tree

Girl sitting in a tree

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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An Australian Wild Flower

An Australian Wild Flower

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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Charles H. Kerry
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Glass plate negative - Camels pulling the expedition buggy, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Film negative - Old man Munnkie and child surprised while rabbit hunting, southern Musgrave Ranges, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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1903
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