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Glass plate negative - Distributing sweets to school children at Alice Springs, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1923

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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 engraved with the name Jane Jones

Convict love token engraved with the name Jane Jones

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Ceremonial board

Ceremonial board

Papuan Official collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Rifle club pendant

Rifle club pendant

Frank and John Burdett collection
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Postcard featuring a watercolour drawing of twined Australian and Union Jack flags

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photograph of the Big House at Springfield with William Pitt Faithfull standing in the driveway

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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William P. Faithfull
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Boomerang

Boomerang

JC Le Souef collection
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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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Not provided
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1982
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Diver Dance

Diver Dance

Y Pettinato collection
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Darringguwuy
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Oval metal dog registration tag REGD DOG FROM JULY 1893 TO JUNE 30 1894

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Dog Registration Tag collection
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Dog accessories
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1893
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Les marins de l'Astrolabe partagent leur peche avec les naturels.

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The Christensen Fund collection no. 2
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Prints
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Jervis Bay, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Louis A. de Sainson
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1833
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Banyette Street, Bowral

Banyette Street, Bowral

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bowral, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Round, pale pink velvet powder applicator with a pink ribbon hand holder

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Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Powder puffs
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King Street, Sydney

King 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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Leather photograph wallet with the initials W. P. F.

Leather photograph wallet with the initials W. P. F.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Wallets
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William P. Faithfull
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Austral Railway Models toy train bogie van

Austral Railway Models toy train bogie van

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy railway cars
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Bereavement card, newspaper clippings and four telegrams

Bereavement card, newspaper clippings and four telegrams

Ben Chifley collection no. 3
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Mounted specimen - Platypus - Whole specimen mounted

Mounted specimen - Platypus - Whole specimen mounted

Burrell collection
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Zoological specimens
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Henry J. Burrell
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Snails Bay, Balmain

Snails Bay, Balmain

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Snails Bay, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bundanoon Railway station

Bundanoon Railway station

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bundanoon, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Convict love token from James Thurtell, 1829

Convict love token from James Thurtell, 1829

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Play booklet for the play 'Sleeping Beauty in the Wood, or Harlequin and the Magic Horn'

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Everitt and George Family collection
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Booklets
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QSL card for VK7AB, Australia

QSL card for VK7AB, Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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Blue kingfisher

Blue kingfisher

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Neville W. Cayley Snr
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The Tree Lament

The Tree Lament

Benny Zable collection no. 2
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Manuscripts
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Mosman Bay, Sydney Harbour, NSW

Mosman Bay, Sydney Harbour, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mosman Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Ships on a body of water in Tasmania

Ships on a body of water in Tasmania

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Certificate

Certificate

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Prize certificates
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Yass, New South Wales, Australia
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1906
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Probe from an expendable bathythermograph, which measures water temperature and pressure

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CSIRO Marine Research collection
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Measuring instruments
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CSIRO Marine Research
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P.J. McGann's Phegans' Estate, Woy Woy

P.J. McGann's Phegans' Estate, Woy Woy

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Woy Woy, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Sharpe brand Dip Circle, Model D1-M, Serial Number 258

Sharpe brand Dip Circle, Model D1-M, Serial Number 258

Bureau of Mineral Resources collection no. 1
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Geophysical survey equipment
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Fibre basket by Janice Nixon, 2008

Fibre basket by Janice Nixon, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Janice Nixon
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2008
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Hand-operated washing machine

Hand-operated washing machine

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Washing machines
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Fairy Bower, Manly, NSW

Fairy Bower, Manly, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Mulga wood spear or club from Curtin Springs, 1957

Mulga wood spear or club from Curtin Springs, 1957

Barrie and Jennifer Hadlow collection
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Spears
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Lake in Botanical Gardens, Sydney

Lake in 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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Convict love token from T.N.

Convict love token from T.N.

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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'Tiwa' by Lily Long, 2008

'Tiwa' by Lily Long, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Nullagine, Western Australia, Australia
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Lily Long
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2008
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Given by Mr Whitting; Georgy, Mudgee Police man

Given by Mr Whitting; Georgy, Mudgee Police man

Georgy, Mudgee Policeman Breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia
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Georgy
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Modified and battered green Toyota Landcruiser 40 Series Short Wheel Base Four Wheel Drive vehicle known as the 'Buff Catcher'

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Tommy Fawcett collection
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Vehicles
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Japan
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Toyota Motor Co
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1980
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Postcard depicting Ann Pennington

Postcard depicting Ann Pennington

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1923
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Factory made wooden dolly peg

Factory made wooden dolly peg

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes pegs
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New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
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Pioneer Woodware Co
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1930
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Cranko 'SHELL' toy train fuel wagon

Cranko 'SHELL' toy train fuel wagon

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy railway cars
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Lorry load of rabbits, Braidwood, NSW photographed by Paul C. Nomchong

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Rabbits in Australia collection no. 4
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Photographic postcards
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Garn! He aint got no whip!

Garn! He aint got no whip!

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Spit, Middle Harbour, Sydney

The Spit, Middle Harbour, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Spit, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Paintings
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Eubena Nampitjin
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2007
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First Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1887

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1887
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Bathes of Apollon

Bathes of Apollon

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Latvian red ankle length costume skirt with embroidery

Latvian red ankle length costume skirt with embroidery

Guna Kinne collection no. 1
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Skirts
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Riga, Latvia
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Mrs Guna Kinne
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1941
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Mort's Dock, Balmain

Mort's Dock, Balmain

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Operating Theatre, Lewisham Hospital

Operating Theatre, Lewisham Hospital

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Blood collection kit

Blood collection kit

Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority collection
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Testing equipment
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Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority
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'Nyaru' by Charlie Wallabi, 2007

'Nyaru' by Charlie Wallabi, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Charlie Wallabi
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2007
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Remington Standard No.10 typewriter

Remington Standard No.10 typewriter

Ray Harding collection
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Typewriters
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New York, United States of America
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Remington
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1924
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The murmuring surges of the sea

The murmuring surges of the sea

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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W Lister-Lister
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Making the Cut Line with Len Beadell by Jean Burke

Making the Cut Line with Len Beadell by Jean Burke

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Paintings
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Jean I. Burke
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2011
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Menu for Luncheon on the 27th September 1945 at Parliament House, Canberra

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Betty Hall collection
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Menus
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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1945
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Josephina Wilkey wearing a white bonnet.

Josephina Wilkey wearing a white bonnet.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Group of men and women with tennis racquets

Group of men and women with tennis racquets

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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