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Pencil sketch depicting a milk maid

Pencil sketch depicting a milk maid

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sketches
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'Ngurti' by Mayapu Elsie Thomas, 2007

'Ngurti' by Mayapu Elsie Thomas, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Containers
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Jilji Bore, Western Australia, Australia
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Mayapu E. Thomas
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2007
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Letter of congratulations from Flora to Edna Thompson on receiving her British Empire Medal, 1977

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Thompson Family collection
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Letters
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Edna M. Thompson
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1977
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Typical Australian Aborigines

Typical Australian Aborigines

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Trans-Australian Railway. Type of Aboriginal met by surveyors in 1914

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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South Australia, Australia
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Trans-Australian Railway
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1914
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U.S.A. Fleet, Sydney Domain

U.S.A. Fleet, Sydney Domain

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Special resolution passed at meetings of the Members of J.B Young Limited, 1936

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J B Young Ltd collection
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Business records
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1936
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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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Gatji, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Beautiful Shoalhaven River, Nowra, NSW

Beautiful Shoalhaven River, 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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Invitation addressed to Miss Faithfull from Mrs John Marks.

Invitation addressed to Miss Faithfull from Mrs John Marks.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Invitations
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Scrap of paper with hand-written aircraft weight calculations

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Neil Jensen collection
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Aviation documents
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Film negative - Home of Bullion Mine, near Barrow Creek, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1924

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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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1924
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Australian scene, lunch hour

Australian scene, lunch hour

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Martin Place, Sydney

Martin Place, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Martin Place, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Douglas Pratt
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Side walk, St Kilda Road, Melbourne, Vic

Side walk, 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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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Australian porcupine [echidna]

Australian porcupine [echidna]

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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The Serpent, Aitja

The Serpent, Aitja

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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Tatalara
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1948
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Portion of Machine Shop

Portion of Machine Shop

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Biography of cartoonist Geoffrey Raynor Hook

Biography of cartoonist Geoffrey Raynor Hook

Vane Lindesay collection no. 1
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Biographies
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Mr Vane Lindesay
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1976
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Message stick

Message stick

E Milne collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Kings Lynn. Ithaca Rd. Elizabeth Bay. N.S.W

Kings Lynn. Ithaca Rd. Elizabeth Bay. N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Elizabeth Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Mrs Bland Holt

Mrs Bland Holt

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Art Series
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Macleay Street, Potts Point, Sydney, NSW

Macleay Street, Potts Point, Sydney, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Aboriginal breastplate for 'King John Cry, Chief of the Duedolgong Tribe, Argyle'

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E Milne collection
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Argyle, New South Wales, Australia
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King John Cry
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Commonwealth Railways Gold Life Pass issued to the Hon King O'Malley

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Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Transport passes
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Australia
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Commonwealth Railways
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1912
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School Sports. Kempsey 1907

School Sports. Kempsey 1907

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic Postcards
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Kempsey, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Team of bullocks pulling a boiler

Team of bullocks pulling a boiler

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Ten men standing on land at Boondara

Ten men standing on land at Boondara

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Boondara, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1918
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Christian's Minde Sussex Inlet

Christian's Minde Sussex Inlet

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Christians Minde, Sussex Inlet, Australian Capital Territory, Austr...
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Five nurses in a male hospital ward

Five nurses in a male hospital ward

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1920
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Portrait of Kath Walker carved into an emu egg

Portrait of Kath Walker carved into an emu egg

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Engraved emu eggs
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Bourke, New South Wales, Australia
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Bill Reid
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1975
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2091 HMS Victory

2091 HMS Victory

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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London, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1905
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'Kulyayi' by Milkujung Jewess James, 2007

'Kulyayi' by Milkujung Jewess James, 2007

Canning Stock Route Collection
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Paintings
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Ngumpan, Western Australia, Australia
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Milkujung J. James
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2007
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Falconer No 4916 chronometer

Falconer No 4916 chronometer

Bureau of Mineral Resources collection no. 1
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Chronometers
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Cooma Street, Yass

Cooma Street, Yass

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Yass, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Mosquito net wedding dress

Mosquito net wedding dress

Ron and Ella Christopher collection
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Wedding dresses
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Auburn, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ella F. Christopher
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1943
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Sepia photograph over looking a town

Sepia photograph over looking a town

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Glass plate negative - About to depart The Bluff station, Queensland, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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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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1919
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Boondara, showing horse teams pulling wagons loaded with wool bales

Boondara, showing horse teams pulling wagons loaded with woo...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Boondara, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1918
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Bark painting 'Mirarrmina Sacred Well of Liagalawumirr' by Binyinyuwuy

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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Binyinyuwuy
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Hair and fibre string belt from Melville or Bathurst Island

Hair and fibre string belt from Melville or Bathurst Island

Charles Hart collection
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Personal adornments
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Breadcarters (Northumberland) (Variation), 19 December 1946, details award wage regulations

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ET Fealy collection
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Information sheets
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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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Toorale, New South Wales, Australia
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Ship with a funnel and two masts at anchor

Ship with a funnel and two masts at anchor

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcard featuring a colour image of a ship at sea

Postcard featuring a colour image of a ship at sea

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Australia - Land of Tomorrow

Australia - Land of Tomorrow

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 6
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Posters
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1950
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Hard black plastic jewellery box

Hard black plastic jewellery box

Jack Heenan collection
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Jewellery boxes
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GM Holden Ltd
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Dance card from the Seventh Annual Ball of the Commonwealth Forestry Bureau in 1933

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Elizabeth Kay collection no. 2
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Cards
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Department of Forestry
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1933
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The aboriginal inhabitants

The aboriginal inhabitants

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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George French Angas
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1847
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Botanical Gardens, Sydney

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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1905
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Racing silks worn in the 1897 and 1898 Melbourne Cup races on Gaulus and The Grafter

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William Forrester collection
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Riding habits
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Town Hall, Leichhardt

Town Hall, Leichhardt

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Kimberley Native - Nor' West Native

Kimberley Native - Nor' West Native

Patricia Heath collection
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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Bark painting depicting a 'nature story' of dukala, possums and lambalk, the sugar glider, by Bardayal Nadjamerrek

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Kurrhkurr, Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bardayal Nadjamerrek
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1970
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Sepia photograph the Coolgardie Farm and Dairy Produce Action Auction Mart

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Elizabeth Kay collection no. 2
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Photographs
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Coolgardie, Western Australia, Australia
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The Coolgardie Farm & Dairy Produce Auction Mart
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1912
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Rabbit radio-tracking collar

Rabbit radio-tracking collar

Pest Animal Control Cooperative Research Centre collection
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Radio transmitters
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Armband

Armband

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Armbands
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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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A group of sailors and officers posed with a group of Aboriginal men wearing body paint

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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