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Contributions to Australian Orchidology

Contributions to Australian Orchidology

Jean Galbraith collection
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Books
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Convict love token from Thomas Spicer, January 17, 1818

Convict love token from Thomas Spicer, January 17, 1818

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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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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Hooked boomerang

Hooked boomerang

Olive Pink collection
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Boomerangs
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Miss Olive Pink
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The Great Ocean Road, near the Jamieson River, Vic

The Great Ocean Road, near the Jamieson River, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Jamieson River, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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The Junction, Annandale

The Junction, Annandale

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Annandale, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Glass flower - rose

Glass flower - rose

Whilhelmus Tys collection
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Ornaments
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Head of Sea Leopard, side view

Head of Sea Leopard, side view

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Antarctica
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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Looking across the reserve, Cronulla, NSW

Looking across the reserve, Cronulla, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Cronulla, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Painting depicts hollow logs, flying foxes and human figures

Painting depicts hollow logs, flying foxes and human figures

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Binyinuwuy
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1966
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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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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Letter

Letter

Betty Hall collection
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Letters
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1944
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Ships viewed from shore

Ships viewed from shore

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Kodak Ltd
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Exhibition Building, Melbourne

Exhibition Building, Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Exhibition Building, Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Argus of Melbourne press pass

The Argus of Melbourne press pass

Bernard Freedman collection no. 2
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Passes
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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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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Baby's bonnet

Baby's bonnet

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Baby bonnets
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Glass plate negative - Women carrying wood supply. Alice Springs, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1923

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1923
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Convict love token from Charles Croughton, March 4 1781

Convict love token from Charles Croughton, March 4 1781

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Bah-ah! The naughty quince

Bah-ah! The naughty quince

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearheads
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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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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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Patrick Kantilla
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Turtle shell

Turtle shell

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 2
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Animal parts
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Homemade Barramundi fishing line

Homemade Barramundi fishing line

Carmelo Mirabelli collection no. 1
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Fishing equipment
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Shoalhaven River and Bridge, Nowra, NSW

Shoalhaven River and Bridge, Nowra, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Shoalhaven River, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Exercise book containing handwritten compositions

Exercise book containing handwritten compositions

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Exercise books
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Horses and Cowboy 1997, 1999

Horses and Cowboy 1997, 1999

Liesl Rockchild collection
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Bush toys
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Titjikala, Northern Territory, Australia
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Johnny Young
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1997
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Receipt from Tirranna race club 1874

Receipt from Tirranna race club 1874

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Receipts
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1974
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Caulfield Cup, 1905

Caulfield Cup, 1905

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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South Caulfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1905
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Kimberley Native

Kimberley Native

Patricia Heath collection
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Photographic postcards
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Interior Sydney Railway Station

Interior Sydney Railway Station

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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London, England
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1908
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Handwritten knitting pattern for mittens

Handwritten knitting pattern for mittens

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Knitting patterns
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Epping school, Class 5 in 1921

Epping school, Class 5 in 1921

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1921
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Ceremonial site of Walakurkurru

Ceremonial site of Walakurkurru

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Timmy P. Djabanardi
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1976
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The Ten Best Citizens of Victoria - John Madden

The Ten Best Citizens of Victoria - John Madden

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Victoria, Australia
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Sir John Madden
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Stream anchor from Matthew Flinders' ship the 'Investigator'

Stream anchor from Matthew Flinders' ship the 'Investigator'

Matthew Flinders collection
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Anchors
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Middle Island, Recherche Archipelago, Western Australia, Australia
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Captain Matthew Flinders
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1803
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Glebe primary school, Class 1B in 1937

Glebe primary school, Class 1B in 1937

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Glebe, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1937
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Double Bay

Double Bay

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Double Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Black and white photograph of the Australian Cricket team at the Leicester Cricket Ground

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Nanette Ward collection
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Photographs
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Leicester, England
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1921
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Handmade greeting card

Handmade greeting card

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Greeting cards
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Australian National War Memorial, Canberra, ACT

Australian National War Memorial, Canberra, ACT

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Postcard featuring a coloured sketch of troops in barracks sitting down to

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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HMAS Australia

HMAS Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Great Britain
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The Valentine & Sons' Publishing Co.
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1914
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Decorated wooden shield

Decorated wooden shield

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Shields
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New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1964
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View over a town with shops in the foreground

View over a town with shops in the foreground

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Overlooking Sydney Harbour, Botanical Gardens, Sydney, NSW

Overlooking Sydney Harbour, Botanical Gardens, Sydney, NSW

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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Rose Stereograph Co.
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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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Cards
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1885
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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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Forbes Hospital

Forbes Hospital

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Forbes, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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British Military Pioneer Other Ranks Sword, used by Lieutenant Thomas Quinn, 73rd Regiment (ret), in Van Diemens Land

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Neil Martin collection
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Swords
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England
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Mr Thomas Quinn
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1820
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A woman with a bicycle, standing outside a timber house with a veranda

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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"SECOND PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1907, A., P., AND H SOCIETY"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1907
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Pigmented cylindrical basket

Pigmented cylindrical basket

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Baskets
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Elcho Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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Abermain colliery

Abermain colliery

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Super Sweetener

Super Sweetener

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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Group of people at a picnic on 9 Nov 1906

Group of people at a picnic on 9 Nov 1906

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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1906
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