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Image Title and Collection What Where Who When
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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Watts River, Vic

Watts River, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Watts River, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Charles H. Young
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Ethel Faithfull and Lucian Faithfull, standing on the driveway to the right of the main entrance at Springfield

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Ernest Bosch, consulting optician

Ernest Bosch, consulting optician

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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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Spit Middle Harbour

The Spit Middle Harbour

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Spit, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The beach and promenade, Bondi Beach

The beach and promenade, 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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Bert Wright and Bill Winterbottom with 600 rabbit pairs for the Yelarbon Freezing Works, Queensland

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Bert Wright collection
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Photographs
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Souvenir from France

Souvenir from France

David Westcott collection no. 7
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Postcards
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1914
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Mrs R Peterson, Conductor, Women's Work Exhibition 1907

Mrs R Peterson, Conductor, Women's Work Exhibition 1907

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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National Carbon Pty Ltd

National Carbon Pty Ltd

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1938
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Purchase slip from Takeda Bros. and Co., 1931

Purchase slip from Takeda Bros. and Co., 1931

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Receipts
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Takeda Bros & Co
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1931
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The barge is coming to Bathurst Island

The barge is coming to Bathurst Island

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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Mario J. Munkara
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Film negative - Women carrying large plaited baskets, Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

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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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1928
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Convict love token from Noah Minns, 1832

Convict love token from Noah Minns, 1832

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Bondi Beach, N.S.W

Bondi Beach, N.S.W

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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Manly, NSW

Manly, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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West Australian wattle

West Australian wattle

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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The Beach, Coogee, Sydney

The Beach, Coogee, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Coogee Beach, Coogee, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bottom grinding stone [stone implement]

Bottom grinding stone [stone implement]

E Milne collection
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Lower grinding stones
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Gundabooka, New South Wales, Australia
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'My Country' by Georgina Brown, 2007

'My Country' by Georgina Brown, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Wiluna, Western Australia, Australia
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Georgina Brown
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2007
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Refreshments

Refreshments

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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Always in our hearts. Royal Tour Souvenir 1954 Australia

Always in our hearts. Royal Tour Souvenir 1954 Australia

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Commemorative badges
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Prana's Sparklets

Prana's Sparklets

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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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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Joyce Tipuamantumirri
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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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Carmel T. Kantilla
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay) at Kulama Time.

Milikapiti (Snake Bay) at Kulama Time.

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Milikapiti, Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tipurrukuwamirri
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Haversack from Light Horse uniform

Haversack from Light Horse uniform

James Taylor Light Horse collection
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Military uniforms
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Sergeant James S. Taylor
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Nova Peris' 400m gold medal from the 2001 Australian National Championships (Athletics)

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Nova Peris collection
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Sports medals
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Nova Peris
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2001
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Cinema advertising slide promoting Malvern Star bicycles, 1930s

Cinema advertising slide promoting Malvern Star bicycles, 19...

Cycling in Australia - Cinema Advertising collection
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Lantern slides
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This is my mother

This is my mother

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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Jackie Tipungwuti
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Handbell - Note D# Octave 6 Pattern 7

Handbell - Note D# Octave 6 Pattern 7

Jennifer Anne Murphy collection
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Musical instruments
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London, England
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Whitechapel Bell Foundry
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1910
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Photographic glass plate positive depicting group of white men, an Aboriginal woman and Aboriginal child in front of tent

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Richard Daintree collection
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Glass plate positives
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Queensland, Australia
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Richard Daintree
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1860
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Second Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, Wagga Wagga, 1889

Second Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, W...

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1889
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Portrait photograph of Ita Buttrose

Portrait photograph of Ita Buttrose

Jon Lewis collection
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Portrait photographs
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Jon Lewis
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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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Australian Native - Seaside amusements

Australian Native - Seaside amusements

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Government House, Adelaide

Government House, Adelaide

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Lily Molloy kneeling down and holding a posy in her lap

Lily Molloy kneeling down and holding a posy in her lap

Kevin Hannan collection
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Esna Studio
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1915
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Michell Valley Motel, Bairnsdale, Vic

Michell Valley Motel, Bairnsdale, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Bairnsdale, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Certificate awarded at the Bairnsdale and District Agricultural Society 82nd Annual Show, 1960  for second prize for a nasturtium luncheon set of table linen

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Bairnsdale, Victoria, Australia
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James Yeates & Sons Print
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1960
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Giant clam shell

Giant clam shell

Australian Fisheries Management Authority collection
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Shells
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Courtroom sketch 'Michael Chamberlain.' by Veronica O'Leary, 1982.

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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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Purchase slip from Takeda Bros. and Co., 1931

Purchase slip from Takeda Bros. and Co., 1931

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Receipts
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Takeda Bros & Co
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1931
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Painting on canvas

Painting on canvas

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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The Blue Mts: Mt Piddington

The Blue Mts: Mt Piddington

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Damper and Tea / Chrismas Greetings

Damper and Tea / Chrismas Greetings

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Convict love token from Joseph Hickman, 1829

Convict love token from Joseph Hickman, 1829

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Victoria versus South Australia 5 Sept 1964

Victoria versus South Australia 5 Sept 1964

History of Netball - Margaret Pewtress collection
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Scoresheets
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Ladies dyed pink satin left tango shoe, with a clear cut bead at the centre top

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dancing shoes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Callaghan Shoe Company
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1920
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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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Thella Tipiunguti
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La Perouse

La Perouse

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Convict love token engraved with the names J. Kelly and C. Underwood, 1835

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Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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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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Gabriella Kantilla
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Courtroom sketch of a witness at the Chamberlain trial by Veronica O'Leary, 1982.

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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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Dancing

Dancing

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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Augusta Tipungwuti
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Pages 37 to 40 of the copy of the Jerilderie Letter, which was originally composed by Ned Kelly

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Christies Auction collection
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Letters
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Stringybark Creek, Victoria, Australia
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Edward 'Ned' Kelly
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1879
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Glass plate negative - An episode in the great fire ceremony, Forrest River mission, 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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Thong Thrown at Owner of the First Victa.....

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Geoff Pryor collection no. 2
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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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1989
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Emu egg carved with image of a horse by Bill Reid

Emu egg carved with image of a horse by Bill Reid

Bill Reid - John Cawte collection
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Engraved emu eggs
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Bill Reid
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Captain and crew SS Wyreema 1921

Captain and crew SS Wyreema 1921

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Kodak Ltd
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