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'Sweet Potato' dreaming at Ilpitirri

'Sweet Potato' dreaming at Ilpitirri

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Billy Stockman Tjapaltjarri
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Dip circle made by Dover-Charlton

Dip circle made by Dover-Charlton

Bureau of Mineral Resources collection
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Geophysical survey equipment
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In Borrowed Plumes - Sir Harry Rawson in Swagman Attire

In Borrowed Plumes - Sir Harry Rawson in Swagman Attire

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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Marie B. Timaepatui
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Drawing of Ruby Monaghan and Hazel Pritchard

Drawing of Ruby Monaghan and Hazel Pritchard

Ruby Lee collection
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Drawings
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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Courtroom sketch 'Michael Chamberlain. Azaria Chamberlain Trial, Darwin, 1982.' by Veronica O'Leary.

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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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Postcard featuring Circular Quay, Sydney

Postcard featuring Circular Quay, Sydney

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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TSS Ceramic

TSS Ceramic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Men standing around small huts in the bush, with a railway line in the foreground

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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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Certificate awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1886, Second Prize

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Certificates
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1886
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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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Nangerybone, New South Wales, Australia
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David Jones Ltd, per passenger train to Singleton

David Jones Ltd, per passenger train to Singleton

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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David Jones Ltd
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1938
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Pink envelope for holding postcards

Pink envelope for holding postcards

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Envelopes
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Armadale, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Button Brasso

Button Brasso

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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After the Riot

After the Riot

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1911
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Group of Gins

Group of Gins

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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1905
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Certificate

Certificate

Woodleigh Shorthorn Stud collection
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Prize certificates
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Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria
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1963
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Convict love token from John Bryan, 1835

Convict love token from John Bryan, 1835

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Four children.

Four children.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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No doubt you will be surprised...

No doubt you will be surprised...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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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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Botanical Gardens, Sydney. NSW

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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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Fountain in Machattie Park, Bathurst, N.S.W, 1907

Fountain in Machattie Park, Bathurst, N.S.W, 1907

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Message stick

Message stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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Message sticks
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Not provided
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1926
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Toy horse, 'Jackson', used during the cancelled 2007 Birdsville Races

Toy horse, 'Jackson', used during the cancelled 2007 Birdsvi...

Jo Fort collection
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Toys
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Birdsville, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Jo Fort
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2007
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Album containing 20 menus, 12 seating plans and 23 photographs from Parliament House in Canberra, dating from 1927 to 1944

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Betty Hall collection
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Albums
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1927
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Hayes & Russell Ltd, Ironmongers, Queanbeyan

Hayes & Russell Ltd, Ironmongers, Queanbeyan

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia
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Hayes & Russell Ltd
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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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Handwritten recipe for an ointment

Handwritten recipe for an ointment

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Manuscripts
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Water Filter with lid and tap

Water Filter with lid and tap

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Water filters
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Lorelle Sample's domestic science notebook from University of Melbourne

Lorelle Sample's domestic science notebook from University o...

Lorelle Moore collection
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Notebooks
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Lorelle Moore
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1931
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Two waratah flowers,

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1912
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The Ocean Beach, Manly NSW

The Ocean Beach, Manly NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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North Steyne Beach, Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Club

Club

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Clubs
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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr A P Lyons
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Sketches of Tommy's life - Out on rest - No 7

Sketches of Tommy's life - Out on rest - No 7

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Paris, France
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Painting depicts three x-ray style fish

Painting depicts three x-ray style fish

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Bardayal Nadjamerrek
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1974
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Austinmer

Austinmer

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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Wooden harpoon

Wooden harpoon

Gladys Henry collection
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Harpoons
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Euramo, Tully, QLD, Australia
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Not provided
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1970
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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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Ita Munkara
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Welcome to our Royal Visitors 1954

Welcome to our Royal Visitors 1954

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Flags
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Houses overlooking a beach

Houses overlooking a beach

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Robilt toy train tank wagon

Robilt toy train tank wagon

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy railway cars
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Second prize awarded for 'Round Rose Tablecloth' at Euroa Agricultural & Pastoral Society 78th Annual Show

Second prize awarded for 'Round Rose Tablecloth' at Euroa Ag...

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Euroa, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1963
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The Exchange Buildings - Macquarie Place

The Exchange Buildings - Macquarie Place

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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Mourning card for Isabella Lewis

Mourning card for Isabella Lewis

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Mourning cards
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1798
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Western Australia versus Victoria 3 Sept 1964

Western Australia versus Victoria 3 Sept 1964

History of Netball - Margaret Pewtress collection
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Scoresheets
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The Totem Place of the Shark, Bangudja

The Totem Place of the Shark, Bangudja

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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Mouta
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1948
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Stipa Semibarbata

Stipa Semibarbata

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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Courtroom sketch 'Ian Barker,. QC Tom Pauling Crown Prosecutors...' by Veronica O'Leary, 1982.

Courtroom sketch 'Ian Barker,. QC Tom Pauling Crown Prosecut...

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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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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Martin B. Tipiloura
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Panorama looking west, Albury, NSW

Panorama looking west, Albury, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Albury, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Waterfall

Waterfall

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Convict love token with the name and date removed

Convict love token with the name and date removed

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Letter from William Mussen to Alexander Mussen, May 1863

Letter from William Mussen to Alexander Mussen, May 1863

Alexander Mussen collection
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Letters
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Montreal, Canada
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William Mussen
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1863
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Ships under way with flags flying

Ships under way with flags flying

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Greetings from Yass

Greetings from Yass

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Postcards
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Beret

Beret

Sir Hubert Opperman collection no. 2
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Berets
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Sir Hubert F. Opperman
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Sepia photograph of street bordered by recently planted palm trees

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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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Painting depicts a large sawfish surrounded by two turtles and three stingrays

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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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Unknown
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1948
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