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Photograph of group of timber buildings on coastline

Photograph of group of timber buildings on coastline

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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North Head Quarantine Station
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State Entertainments - Melbourne and Sydney

State Entertainments - Melbourne and Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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WTP
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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, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mathaman Marika
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1965
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Postcard - World's Retired Champion. James J. Jeffries

Postcard - World's Retired Champion. James J. Jeffries

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Ohio, United States of America
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Cutline. Warakurna to Warburton by Judith Yinyika Chambers, Dorcas Tinnimay Bennett and Martha Ward

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Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Judith Y. Chambers
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2011
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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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Della Parkilari
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Aesop's Fables up to date

Aesop's Fables up to date

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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England
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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The Ocean Beach, Newport

The Ocean Beach, Newport

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Newport, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Pukamani Poles

Pukamani Poles

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Margaret R. Pilakui
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Photographic print depicting the toy theatre

Photographic print depicting the toy theatre

Everitt and George Family collection
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Glass plate negative - The game of 'gorri', Humbert River station, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1922
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Invoice

Invoice

ET Fealy collection
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Two naked women, one seated and one lying on the ground

Two naked women, one seated and one lying on the ground

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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John W. Alexander
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'Dreaming at Watunuma' by Uta UtaTjangala, 1975

'Dreaming at Watunuma' by Uta UtaTjangala, 1975

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Uta Uta Tjangala
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1975
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Mouse sculpture

Mouse sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Wingellina, Western Australia, Australia
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Jean I. Burke
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1982
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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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Bondi Beach, looking north, NSW

Bondi Beach, looking north, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Bondi Beach, Bondi, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Natives climbing cocoanut trees, Fiji

Natives climbing cocoanut trees, Fiji

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Fiji
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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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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1936
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U.S.A. Marines passing The Exchange, Sydney

U.S.A. Marines passing The Exchange, Sydney

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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Diary note on E R Mayne's sightseeing trip to Pretoria, South Africa, whilst on tour with the Australian Cricket Team in 1921

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Nanette Ward collection
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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'Puntawarri, Jilakurru and Kumpupirntily' by Dadda Samson and Judith Samson, 2008

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Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Dadda Samson
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2008
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Visit of the United States Fleet to Melbourne Australia

Visit of the United States Fleet to Melbourne Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Painting depicts 8 lizards

Painting depicts 8 lizards

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lardjanga
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1967
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Postcard featuring a coloured print of the Australian flag, with an inset photograph of marching soldiers

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Royal Society of London Cook Medal

Royal Society of London Cook Medal

Royal Society Cook Medal collection
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Medals
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London, England
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Lewis Pingo
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1784
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'Purrungu' by Jackie Giles, 2008

'Purrungu' by Jackie Giles, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Warburton, Western Australia, Australia
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Jackie Giles
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2008
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Armband - Milingimbi, N.T.

Armband - Milingimbi, N.T.

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Armbands
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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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Bloom Mill Dept. (Top of Soaking Pits, Where Ingots are heated for Rolling]

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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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Goanna [Perentie]

Goanna [Perentie]

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Billy Wara
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1982
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Cottage Home, Bath Street, Port Sunlight

Cottage Home, Bath Street, Port Sunlight

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Mary and her little lamb

Mary and her little lamb

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Crown Hotel, Forest Hill

Crown Hotel, Forest Hill

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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1906
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Lantern slide - Youth on raft, Worora people, George Water, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Lantern slides
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George Water, Western Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1916
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Bloom Mill (Rolling Steel)

Bloom Mill (Rolling Steel)

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Piece of felt

Piece of felt

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Textile lengths
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Stud ewes bred by Lucian Faithfull.

Stud ewes bred by Lucian Faithfull.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Postcard featuring a photograph of a street scene with a large crowd of men, women and children

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Bark painting depicting two birds and three bottle-shaped objects

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Maningrida Arts and Crafts 1982 collection
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Bark paintings
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Frank Malkorda
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Long narrow mesh bag formed from two-ply looped fibre-string

Long narrow mesh bag formed from two-ply looped fibre-string

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bags
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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Pride, by Shane Pickett.

Pride, by Shane Pickett.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Paintings
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Shane Pickett
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1980
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Film negative - Red Lily Lagoon, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1928
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Tiwi people going to ceremonial burial

Tiwi people going to ceremonial burial

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Marianina Tipiloura
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Film negative - Royal Mail about to leave Oodnadatta, South Australia, for Arltunga, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Oodnadatta, South Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1903
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Aboriginal ceremony 'opening the bora'

Aboriginal ceremony 'opening the bora'

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Charles H. Kerry
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RMS Australia on Fire, Corsair Reef, July 15th 1904

RMS Australia on Fire, Corsair Reef, July 15th 1904

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Point Nepean, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Accounts book

Accounts book

Robin Moorhouse collection
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Ledgers
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Penfolds Wine Pty Ltd
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1864
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Saddleworth, South Australia, Australia
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Midland Agricultural Society
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Message stick

Message stick

Enid Bowden collection
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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The track to Mt Donna Buang, Warburton, Vic

The track to Mt Donna Buang, Warburton, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Donna Mount Buang, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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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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Bondi Beach

Bondi Beach

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bondi Beach, Bondi, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Wooden crocodile carving headdress with grass covered plastic headpiece

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Eseli collection
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Headdresses
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Badu Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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James Eseli
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1999
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Capn. William Lonsdale

Capn. William Lonsdale

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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James Flett
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Parumparuma changed bird

Parumparuma changed bird

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Emmanuel Puruntatameri
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Nowra Bridge, NSW, 1906

Nowra Bridge, NSW, 1906

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Nowra, New South Wales, Australia
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1906
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Woven horizontal basket

Woven horizontal basket

Martin collection
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Baskets
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Film negative - Entrance to Wangalinnya caves, Limestone caves in the Napier Range, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1916
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Boondara showing horse teams hitched to wagons loaded with wool bales.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Boondara, Western Australia, Australia
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1918
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