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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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Invitation Mr C B Kay to attend a garden party at Government House, Canberra, in 1936

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Elizabeth Kay collection no. 2
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Invitations
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Government of Australia
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1936
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Australian

Australian "Laughing Jacks"

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Business card for Colin Rodgers M.M

Business card for Colin Rodgers M.M

James Taylor Light Horse collection
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Sergeant James S. Taylor
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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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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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The Scorpion (constellation), Yirrkala, 1948

The Scorpion (constellation), Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1948
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Glass plate negative - Bumerangi, an old Arrernte woman, suffering from senility and blindness, Bloods Creek, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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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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1920
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Making Paintings, Punu and Tjanpi by Roshanna Yinga Williamson

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Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Paintings
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Roshanna Y. Williamson
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2011
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Baths on Beach at Queenscliff

Baths on Beach at Queenscliff

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Message stick

Message stick

Gladys Henry collection
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Message sticks
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Euramo, Tully, QLD, Australia
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Not provided
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1970
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Up for a spell

Up for a spell

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr James A. Turner
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Reg Dunn's pushbike

Reg Dunn's pushbike

Irrigation (Deniliquin and Tatura) collection
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Bicycles
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Deniliquin, Riverina, New South Wales, Australia
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Murray Irrigation Limited
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1933
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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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Pencil sketch depicting a bridge and a lake, signed

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sketches
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German newspaper article

German newspaper article "Kommt wieder nach Australien"

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Newspaper clippings
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Photograph album containing historic aviation photographs

Photograph album containing historic aviation photographs

William Beausang collection
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Photograph albums
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The Boulevard & Clarence River, Grafton, NSW

The Boulevard & Clarence River, Grafton, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Clarence River, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Silver presentation case containing a small magnifier, which was given to astronomer William Bayly by Captain James Cook on his third voyage

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Captain Cook Magnifier collection
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Magnifying glasses
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Australia
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William Bayly
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1776
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Leschenaultia biloba.  Blue leschenaultia

Leschenaultia biloba. Blue leschenaultia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Bon Marche Stores
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Anderson's - 'Rainbow' - Sweet Peas

Anderson's - 'Rainbow' - Sweet Peas

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Wallaringa Mansions, Neutral Bay, Sydney, NSW

Wallaringa Mansions, Neutral Bay, Sydney, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Neutral Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Wayback

Wayback

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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In the clear Homeland far across the sea ..

In the clear Homeland far across the sea ..

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1911
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Portland, NSW view showing public school

Portland, NSW view showing public school

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Portland, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bare knuckle boxing trophy presented to Australian boxer William Sparkes in England in 1847

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North Austral collection
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Trophies
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London, England
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William Sparkes
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1800
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Burnished, wooden boomerang incised with decorative designs

Burnished, wooden boomerang incised with decorative designs

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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North-west NSW, Australia
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1800
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Letter

Letter

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Letters
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Shantou, China
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1935
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Woven bag

Woven bag

Papuan Official collection
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Bags
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Purari River, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr Francis Edgar Williams
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1922
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Glass plate negative - Men showing their scars,  Port George IV, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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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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1916
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Quasimodo Colston

Quasimodo Colston

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1997
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S.F. Barnes from the 1901-02 English Cricket Team to Australia.

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Nanette Ward collection
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Commemorative badges
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Whitehead and Hoag
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1901
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Water bottle used by explorer Robert O'Hara Burke on his 1860-1861 expedition to the Gulf of Carpentaria

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Robert O'Hara Burke collection
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Water containers
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Victoria, Australia
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Robert O'Hara Burke
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1860
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Golden bird of paradise

Golden bird of paradise

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Art Series
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Postcard featuring a sepia photograph of a standing soldier,in a slouch hat and buttoned up greatcoat, with his hand on a rattan chair

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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1918
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The Leviathan Rock, Mt Buffalo, Victoria

The Leviathan Rock, Mt Buffalo, Victoria

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Buffalo, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Split Point from coast, Lorne

Split Point from coast, Lorne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Split Point, Lorne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Charles H. Young
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Framed composite picture dedicated to Miss N Rogers from CTP and MJU in appreciation of loyalty and friendship

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Ellen Rogers collection
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Aviation ephemera
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Charles T. Ulm
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1930
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Road Near Cora Lynn, Tas.

Road Near Cora Lynn, Tas.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Corra Linn Gorge, Tasmania, Australia
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Laura H. Davey
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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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Portrait of a rugby football team

Portrait of a rugby football team

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Kodak
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Bark painting

Bark painting

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Paddy Namadbara
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1966
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'The Dancing Women at Nyuminga' painted by by George Tjungurrayi, 1976

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Warra Wea, Western Desert, Australia
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George Tjungurrayi
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1976
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Black and white photograph - Edgar Percival between two assistants

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Frederick Edmunds collection
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Photographs
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Panorama at Port Campbell, Vic

Panorama at Port Campbell, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Port Campbell, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Barkly Street, showing the town hall, Ararat, Vic

Barkly Street, showing the town hall, Ararat, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Ararat, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Letter from Phillips Electrical Industries about the company's EIIR electric light decoration for the royal visit in 1954

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Enid Treadgold collection
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Letters
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Phillips Electrical Industries
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1954
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Postcard featuring a colour image of the 'Boambee' at sea

Postcard featuring a colour image of the 'Boambee' at sea

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Man standing beside a fence with a river in the background

Man standing beside a fence with a river in the background

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Nyarrayt

Nyarrayt

Tooloyn Koortakay collection
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Drawings
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East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Vicki Couzens
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2002
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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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Railway Tower, Sydney

Railway Tower, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Central Railway Station, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Douglas Pratt
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Malta-Maltese Cab (Carrozin)

Malta-Maltese Cab (Carrozin)

Adrian Luck collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Malta
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1932
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So shy

So shy

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1912
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Glass plate negative - Men catching a horse, Innamincka station, South Australia, 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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Certificate awarded to Mrs V. Wilson at the West Wyalong  P.A.H. & I. Association Annual Show, 1966 for first prize for a jug cover

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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West Wyalong, New South Wales, Australia
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West Wyalong P A H & I Association
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1966
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Swearing in Lord Hopetoun as Governor General of Australian Commonwealth

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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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1901
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The winery of Mount Ophir, Australia

The winery of Mount Ophir, Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Ophir, Rutherglen, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Exhibition Building, Melbourne Australia

Exhibition Building, Melbourne Australia

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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The beach, at Dromana, Vic

The beach, at Dromana, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Dromana, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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A Guarded Queen

A Guarded Queen

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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NSW Bookstall Co Ltd
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