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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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Springsure, Queensland, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1970
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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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Umbakumba, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Piece of fabric depicting three embroidery motifs

Piece of fabric depicting three embroidery motifs

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Textile pieces
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Two photographs on card entitled Mia Mia and Lubras, and Reflections under the bluff

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Nicholas Caire collection
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Photographs
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Nicholas Caire
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Woolamai - Powlett, Coalfield Rly

Woolamai - Powlett, Coalfield Rly

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Woolamai, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Joseph Sewell Marine Chronometer No 9143 in a wooden case, used in HMAS Tamworth

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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Liverpool, Merseyside, England
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Joseph Sewell
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Ceramic jardiniere

Ceramic jardiniere

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Jardinieres
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1889
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Mercer Marine Chronometer No 13290 in a wooden case

Mercer Marine Chronometer No 13290 in a wooden case

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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St Albans, Hertfordshire, England
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Thomas Mercer Ltd
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1923
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Circular black and red badge with central yellow circle [Aboriginal flag]

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Inada Holdings 19/08/1985 collection
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Emu egg carved with image of a man's face and animals by Bill Reid

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Bill Reid - John Cawte collection
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Engraved emu eggs
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Bill Reid
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Vale Street Cooma

Vale Street Cooma

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Scout's Basketworker badge certificate

Scout's Basketworker badge certificate

Barry Williams collection
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Certificates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Barry Williams
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1943
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Following suit

Following suit

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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NSW Bookstall Co Ltd
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May your New Year be a Happy one

May your New Year be a Happy one

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Man surrounded by ferns.

Man surrounded by ferns.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Birds eye view of Parramatta. N.S.W

Birds eye view of Parramatta. N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Wooden decorated dotting comb from Melville or Bathurst Island

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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Artists equipment
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Not provided
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1974
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Living Together

Living Together

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Quilts
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Club - woman's fighting stick

Club - woman's fighting stick

Gladys Henry collection
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Clubs
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Euramo, Tully, QLD, Australia
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Not provided
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1970
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Queen Elizabeth Park, Mt Gambier, SA, showing rowan tree planted by Queen Elizabeth II, Feb 1954

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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1954
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Osualal Dhagal by Dennis Nona and Alex Dawia

Osualal Dhagal by Dennis Nona and Alex Dawia

Blo Umi Yet Artwork Project collection
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Etchings
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Dennis Nona
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Certificate

Certificate

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Prize certificates
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Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
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1885
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Cardboard hat box for Akubra

Cardboard hat box for Akubra

Bothwell Museum collection
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Hatboxes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Akubra Hats Pty Ltd
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1920
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Prescription pad belonging to Dr Barry Christophers

Prescription pad belonging to Dr Barry Christophers

Barry Christophers collection
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Prescription books
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Giant clam shell

Giant clam shell

Australian Fisheries Management Authority collection
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Shells
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Gordon's Monument and the Lake Drive, Mt. Gambier, S.A.

Gordon's Monument and the Lake Drive, Mt. Gambier, S.A.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Christmas Joys be Thine

Christmas Joys be Thine

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bark painting 'Head of Animal (Kangaroo)' by Yuwunyuwun Marruwarr, Gunbalanya, 1974

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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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Yuwunyuwun Marruwarr
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1974
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Beizam triple hammershark headdress sculpture or dance mask, by Ken Thaiday Senior

Beizam triple hammershark headdress sculpture or dance mask,...

Ken Thaiday collection no. 3
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Headdresses
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Kenneth J. Thaiday Sr
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Tolaga Bay Flower Show 1916

Tolaga Bay Flower Show 1916

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Tolaga Bay, North Island, New Zealand
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1916
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Bark painting depicting the Wawilak Sisters story by Mathaman Marika, Yirrkala, 1965

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J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mathaman Marika
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1965
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Yelarbon Freezing Works, Queensland, early 1990s

Yelarbon Freezing Works, Queensland, early 1990s

Bert Wright collection
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Photographs
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Orroroo, South Australia, Australia
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Orroroo Agricultural Society Incorporated
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1939
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St Mary's Roman Catholic Cathedral, Perth, WA

St Mary's Roman Catholic Cathedral, Perth, WA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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St Patrick's Church, Albury, NSW

St Patrick's Church, Albury, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Albury, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Certificate awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1890, Hon.

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Certificates
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1890
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Australian settler's home on fire.  A Merry Christmas

Australian settler's home on fire. A Merry Christmas

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Green dance program titled 'GOVERNMENT HOUSE'

Green dance program titled 'GOVERNMENT HOUSE'

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dance programs
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Handwritten note with a list of scores or money, numbers and names

Handwritten note with a list of scores or money, numbers and...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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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

Nettie McColive collection
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Hawker, South Australia, Australia
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Country Women's Association
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1948
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Painting depicts a central figurative shape in black within rectangles with rounded corners in rings of alternating colours

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Snake Bay, Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Naunu
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1965
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Colour photograph of Benny Zable in costume protesting

Colour photograph of Benny Zable in costume protesting

Benny Zable collection no. 2
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Photographs
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Mr Benjamin 'Benny' Zable
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Colour Photograph - Part of a collage of photos of protests at the South African Embassy, Canberra.

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Kerry Browning collection
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Umpire's Examination Report

Umpire's Examination Report

History of Netball - Margaret Pewtress collection
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Reports
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Envelope addressed to W P Faithfull

Envelope addressed to W P Faithfull

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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William P. Faithfull
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Postcard depicting Dorothy Dalton

Postcard depicting Dorothy Dalton

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Dandenong, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Lesley Maynard's 5th class nature study project book

Lesley Maynard's 5th class nature study project book

Lesley Maynard collection no. 2
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Textbooks
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Lesley Maynard
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1955
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Wellington Caves

Wellington Caves

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Wellington Caves, Wellington, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Spring Chicken

The Spring Chicken

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Talma & Co
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Certificate

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Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Jamestown, South Australia, Australia
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The Belalie Agricultural Society
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1947
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Pleasant trip much love from mummy and Georgie

Pleasant trip much love from mummy and Georgie

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Telegrams
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Plane lost for 27 years

Plane lost for 27 years

Frank Proust collection
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Newspaper clippings
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1931
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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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Royal Australian Air Force Certificate of Service and Discharge

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Parsons collection
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Certificates
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Royal Australian Air Force
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1946
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Convict love token from J. Cooper, September 15th 1813

Convict love token from J. Cooper, September 15th 1813

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Lil-lil club

Lil-lil club

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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Clubs
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North-west NSW, Australia
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1800
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Coleman's Shop. Camden

Coleman's Shop. Camden

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bark painting 'The first firing of the bush at Caledon Bay' by Mungurrawuy Yunapingu, Port Bradshaw

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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Port Bradshaw, North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mungurrawuy Yunupingu
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