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Invitation to a Garden Party on 14 May 1937 to celebrate the coronation of Queen Elizabeth

Invitation to a Garden Party on 14 May 1937 to celebrate the...

Elizabeth Kay collection no. 2
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Queen Elizabeth
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1937
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A bedroom with patchwork bedspread and curtains

A bedroom with patchwork bedspread and curtains

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Eileen Alannah

Eileen Alannah

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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'Kinyu' by Eubena Nampitjin, 2007

'Kinyu' by Eubena Nampitjin, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Eubena Nampitjin
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Bark painting 'Nimbuwa rock' by Bobby Barrdjaray Nganjmirra, Gunbalanya, 1968

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 5
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Bobby B. Nganjmirra
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1968
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Burradoo Railway Station

Burradoo Railway Station

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Petersham, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1907
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Kangaroo skin mat made at Hermannsburg Mission

Kangaroo skin mat made at Hermannsburg Mission

Central Australian souvenirs collection
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Mats
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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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Card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1885, Second Prize

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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1885
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Oertling 62FM beam balance

Oertling 62FM beam balance

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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Beam balances
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England
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L Oertling Ltd
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1930
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Six documents, and a lace sample

Six documents, and a lace sample

Ben Chifley collection no. 3
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Convict love token from Mary Ann Whitlock, 1831

Convict love token from Mary Ann Whitlock, 1831

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Convict love token engraved with the initials R.T. and C.S., 1833

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Timothy Millett collection
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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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Sylvester V. Fernando
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Painted marine turtle shell featuring thirteen totemic animals representing the clans of the Lardil people of Mornington Island

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Blair Gardner collection no. 1
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Lindsay Roughsey
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1978
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Convict leg irons

Convict leg irons

Neville Locker collection
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Colour photograph of Barry Christophers and Joe McGinness sitting on the bonnet of a red car

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Barry Christophers collection
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Barry Christophers
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Coogee Bay and Aquarium

Coogee Bay and Aquarium

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Coogee Bay, Coogee, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Kungkarangkalpa Atila (Seven Sisters at Atila)

Kungkarangkalpa Atila (Seven Sisters at Atila)

Songlines - Derek Jungarrayi Thompson collection
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Ceramic forms
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Jingdezhen, China
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Derek J. Thompson
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Painting is divided into several panels and depicts several creatures, men and tools

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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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Dundiwui
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1967
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Illuminated address to Graham Berry, from William Barak and Coranderrk residents, 1886

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1886 Barak-Berry Illuminated Address collection
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Illuminated addresses
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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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William Barak
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1886
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Bega Standard Office, established 1868

Bega Standard Office, established 1868

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Pambula, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Jane Cusack
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1909
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Country Press Chambers

Country Press Chambers

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1920
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Paulette Kerinaiua
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Letter acknowledging gifts, addressed to Mrs Alice Close, 1951

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John Collinson Close collection
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Letters
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University of Sydney
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1951
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My mother and my Amawu hunt Yilinga...

My mother and my Amawu hunt Yilinga...

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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Fiona Kerinaiua
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The Humour of Life

The Humour of Life

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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London, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Hawkesbury Bridge

Hawkesbury Bridge

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Hawkesbury River, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Handwritten poem titled Crossing the Bar, by Lord Alfred Tennyson

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John Collinson Close collection
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Manuscripts
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Little Slam

Little Slam

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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NSW Bookstall Co Ltd
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Fastening pin for latch on chronometer

Fastening pin for latch on chronometer

Department of Defence collection
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Fasteners
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St Albans, Hertfordshire, England
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Thomas Mercer Ltd
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1923
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Macquarie Bridge, Wellington, N.S.W

Macquarie Bridge, Wellington, N.S.W

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Convict love token from William., 1843

Convict love token from William., 1843

Timothy Millett collection
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Undiscovered #4, from a series of ten prints by Michael Cook, 2010

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Michael Cook collection
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2010
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Turtle

Turtle

Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bayma
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An Orchestral Rehearsal

An Orchestral Rehearsal

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Spear

Spear

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Lily Molloy kneeling down and holding a posy in her lap

Lily Molloy kneeling down and holding a posy in her lap

Kevin Hannan collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Esna Studio
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1915
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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War Memorial, Warragul, Vic

War Memorial, Warragul, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Warragul, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Photographic postcard depicting Zeynard's Marvellous Midget Circus - Two ponies on a see-saw

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Certificate awarded at the Springsure Pastoral & Agricultural Society Springsure Show for first prize for a table centre

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Springsure, Queensland, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1970
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Scottish Gympie Quartz Crushing Battery

Scottish Gympie Quartz Crushing Battery

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Gympie, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1895
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C & V Richards, Dentists, 94 Oxford St, City. Reception Room

C & V Richards, Dentists, 94 Oxford St, City. Reception Room

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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Jessie Harris (nee Baker) with her children,  Jessie, Phyllis, George (Tom).

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Certificate awarded to Mrs V.M. Wilson at the Cudal Agricultural and Pastoral Society 66th Annual Show, 1967 for first prize for a bridge cloth

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Cudal, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1967
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Silkscreen print of three ceramic jar forms, by Nyukana Baker, Malpiya Davey, Alison Carroll, 2004

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Screenprints
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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2004
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Postcard of a ship called Forrest Hill

Postcard of a ship called Forrest Hill

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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The Dewdrop Fountain, Fitzroy Gardens, Melbourne, Vic

The Dewdrop Fountain, Fitzroy Gardens, Melbourne, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Fitzroy Gardens, Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Incised boomerang featuring figures dancing or fighting on anterior, family group and tent on posterior, from Cherbourg

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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Cherbourg, Queensland, Australia
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Richard Davis
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1905
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Camp site, with a tent on the left and a man next to a stone chimney

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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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1906
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Note to Nancy Clements

Note to Nancy Clements

Nance Pownall collection
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Notes
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England, United Kingdom
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Aberdeen and Commonwealth Line
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The Lithgow Supply Co.

The Lithgow Supply Co.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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A Dairy Herd in Australia

A Dairy Herd in Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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1919
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Painting depicts a kingfish

Painting depicts a kingfish

Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies 18/01/1979 collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Banapana
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Christmas card from Betty Archdale to Ruby Monaghan, 1935

Christmas card from Betty Archdale to Ruby Monaghan, 1935

Ruby Lee collection
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London, England
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Ms Betty Archdale
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1935
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Painting by Charlie Tjararu Tjungurrayi

Painting by Charlie Tjararu Tjungurrayi

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Acrylic paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Charlie T. Tjungurrayi
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1971
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Convict love token from John Roulston, 1846

Convict love token from John Roulston, 1846

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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SS Wyreema

SS Wyreema

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Kodak Ltd
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Certificate awarded at the Kyneton Agricultural Society Grand Centanary Show, 1960 for first prize for a nasturtium luncheon set of table linen

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Kyneton, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1960
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