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Flavelle Roberts & Sankey's of Brisbane exhibit at the Franco-British Exhibition

Flavelle Roberts & Sankey's of Brisbane exhibit at the Franc...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Queen Alexandra
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1908
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Bathurst City Croquet Club

Bathurst City Croquet Club

Ben Chifley collection no. 3
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Receipts
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Marble Bar, Sydney

Marble Bar, 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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General Military Hospital Heliopolis

General Military Hospital Heliopolis

Adrian Luck collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Cairo, Egypt
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Australian Army
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Gaddafi Gall

Gaddafi Gall

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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Sculptures
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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Government House, Melbourne, Australia

Government House, Melbourne, Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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St Kilda Road, Melbourne, Vic

St Kilda Road, Melbourne, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Extract from Mr Charles Matcham's letters to a relative in England 1834

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Documents
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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 Jack Johnson

Postcard featuring Jack Johnson

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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London, England
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J. Beagles & Co.
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Cream-coloured partial dance program with 'Engagement; Mrs Quodling's Wedding 1868' handwritten inside

Cream-coloured partial dance program with 'Engagement; Mrs Q...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dance programs
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1868
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Purukapal drowned himself and carry his dead son into the sea

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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John V. Orsto
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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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Concepta Puautjinni
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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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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Fraser and Jenkinson
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Embroidery patterns

Embroidery patterns

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Group of dignitaries seated in a grand stand watching a cricket match

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Nanette Ward collection
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Montreal, Canada
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Sir Thomas Tait
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1913
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Press pass issued by the Federal Territory Police in 1939

Press pass issued by the Federal Territory Police in 1939

Alan Reid collection
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Darling Harbour, Sydney

Darling Harbour, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Small notebook titled 'Canberra House and Land'

Small notebook titled 'Canberra House and Land'

Thompson Family collection
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Notebooks
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Memorial Gardens, St Peter's Cathedral & Cross of Sacrifice, Adelaide, SA

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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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Cylindrical basket

Cylindrical basket

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Baskets
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Silver prize cup awarded to Wilhelm Greiffenhagen in March 1877

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Wilhelm Greiffenhagen collection
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Prizes
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Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
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1877
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Pencil sketch depicting a window

Pencil sketch depicting a window

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sketches
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Wirth's Circus and Travelling Zoo

Wirth's Circus and Travelling Zoo

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Wirth's Circus
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Bottom grinding stone

Bottom grinding stone

Douglas Seaton collection
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Lower grinding stones
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Russell River, Queensland, Australia
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Pterostylis Semirubra

Pterostylis Semirubra

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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1873
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Pacific Panorama - Rolf Harris with the Philip Green Orchestra and the George Mitchell Singers

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Sir Roland Wilson collection no. 2
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Audio records
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Mr Rolf Harris
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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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Wooden decorated carving, 'Jabiru', from Melville or Bathurst Island

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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Wood carvings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1974
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The McGowen Ministry

The McGowen Ministry

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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1910
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Film-script titled 'Penny Plain, Twopence Coloured'

Film-script titled 'Penny Plain, Twopence Coloured'

Everitt and George Family collection
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Manuscripts
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The Lake, Botanical Gardens, Adelaide, SA

The Lake, Botanical Gardens, 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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Dance ornament model aeroplane

Dance ornament model aeroplane

Eseli collection
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Headdresses
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Badu Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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James Eseli
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1999
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Cartoon titled 'Hope'

Cartoon titled 'Hope'

Behind the Lines 2009 collection
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Cartoons
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Ms Fiona Katauskas
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Convict love token from Samual Phillips, May 2nd, 1820

Convict love token from Samual Phillips, May 2nd, 1820

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Bowls
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr R L Bellamy
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1915
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Lantern slide - Youth on raft, Worora people, George Water, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Lantern slides
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George Water, Western Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1916
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The Magellan Clouds

The Magellan Clouds

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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Film negative - Red Lily Lagoon, 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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Notice relating to the Lincoln Park Dairy, Essendon, Victoria

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Conway Tighe collection
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Receipts
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Essendon, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Painting no. 15, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - Goorialla tears the mountain to pieces and hurls it all over the country

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Dick Roughsey Rainbow Serpent collection
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Oil paintings
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Glass plate negative - Katherine 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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The Starfish Kadikata

The Starfish Kadikata

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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1948
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District Hospital, Windsor, April

District Hospital, Windsor, April

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Man riding a horse on the road to Coyle

Man riding a horse on the road to Coyle

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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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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Pukamani Poles

Pukamani Poles

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. Pilakui
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Best wishes from Sydney. The Queen of the South

Best wishes from Sydney. The Queen of the South

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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Image of two nurses in a male hospital ward

Image of two nurses in a male hospital ward

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1904
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Photograph of Eric Dark and Dot Butler mountain climbing

Photograph of Eric Dark and Dot Butler mountain climbing

Eleanor Dark Foundation collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Mrs Dorothy 'Dot' Butler
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Sign which reads

Sign which reads "Ban all Nuclear Tests" and "Please sign Pe...

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 1
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Signs
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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Film negative - A woman showing one method of carrying an infant, north of the Musgrave Ranges photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Musgrave Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1903
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The Yarra, West Warburton

The Yarra, West Warburton

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Yarra River, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Charles H. Young
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Port Macquarie N.S.W.

Port Macquarie N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Pencil and wash drawing of two emus near a body of water, by Butcher Joe Nangan

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Joe (Butcher) Nangan
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1976
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IN THE WOOLLEN MILL.

IN THE WOOLLEN MILL.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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Photographic postcard of the Melbourne Olympic Swimming Pool, 1956

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1956
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First Prize awarded to Mrs V.M. Wilson for 'Tea cosy, knitted or crocheted' at the Golden Grove & Yatala Vale Show Society

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Golden Grove, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1968
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Victoria Agricultural Society 1858 'Early Potatoes' Robert Laidlaw

Victoria Agricultural Society 1858 'Early Potatoes' Robert L...

Victoria Agricultural Society collection
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Medals
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Victoria, Australia
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Postcard featuring a drawing of a wounded soldier being tended by a nun wearing a red cross arm band.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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