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Black georgette chemise-style dress worn at the opening of Parliament House in Canberra on 9 May 1927

Black georgette chemise-style dress worn at the opening of P...

Reverend and Mrs WH Robinson collection
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Dresses
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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1927
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Large building on a rise with a smaller building in the foreground, possibly houses, with pine trees

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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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Four nurses in a male hospital ward

Four nurses in a male hospital ward

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Autograph book signed and dated by E.R. Mayne, and containing the autographs of the teams which Australia played against on two tours, 1912 and 1913 to England, Canada, USA & Bermuda

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Nanette Ward collection
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Autograph books
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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1912
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Robilt toy train tank wagon

Robilt toy train tank wagon

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy railway cars
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Face powder compact presented to Dame Enid Lyons

Face powder compact presented to Dame Enid Lyons

Brendan and Janet Lyons collection
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Face powder containers
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Dame Enid Lyons
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Glass plate negative - Punch (Arrerika), suffering with fly bitten eye, central 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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Aboriginal man standing by a creek or river with his back to the camera displaying tribal scarring

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Patricia Heath collection
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Photographic postcards
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Envelope to Mrs. John Richmond

Envelope to Mrs. John Richmond

Joan Richmond collection
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Envelopes
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Frankston, Victoria, Australia
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1932
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(Baby Grimshaw) Off to Philadelphia

(Baby Grimshaw) Off to Philadelphia

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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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 Black Ant, Uaipa

The Black Ant, Uaipa

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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Unknown
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1948
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Hymn book

Hymn book

Evan Hughes collection
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Religious books
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Maryborough, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs J G. Williams
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1869
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Fort Denison, Sydney Harbour

Fort Denison, Sydney Harbour

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Fort Denison, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Wig made of horse hair

Wig made of horse hair

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Wigs
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Film negative - Herbert Basedow's dog Spottie wearing boots to protect his feet from burrs, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1926
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Exercise book

Exercise book

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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L'Iena

L'Iena

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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The Visit of the United States Fleet to Australia August 1908

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Tourist.

The Tourist.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Journals
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Holden tiepin

Holden tiepin

Jack Heenan collection
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Tiepins
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GM Holden Ltd
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1956
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Copper Charlotte Medal

Copper Charlotte Medal

Copper Charlotte Medal collection
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Commemorative medals
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'Dreaming at Ilingaringa', painted by Billy Nolan Tjapangarti, 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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Nolan Tjapangati
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1976
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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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First Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, Wagga Wagga, 1887

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1887
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'Jilji' by Taku Rosie Tarco, 2007

'Jilji' by Taku Rosie Tarco, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia, Australia
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Taku R. Tarco
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2007
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Pathway in Pennington Gardens east, Adelaide, SA

Pathway in Pennington Gardens east, Adelaide, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Erythrina vespertilio Leguminosae

Erythrina vespertilio Leguminosae

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Pencil sketch depicting a landscape

Pencil sketch depicting a landscape

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sketches
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Town Hall, Maitland, NSW

Town Hall, Maitland, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Maitland, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Boab nut incised with designs of animals

Boab nut incised with designs of animals

E Milne collection
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Nut carvings
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Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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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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Travel document issued to Mr Capelluti to enable him to travel to his place of work 18 September 1945

Travel document issued to Mr Capelluti to enable him to trav...

Rosa Cappelluti collection
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Travel documents
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1945
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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Message stick carrier

Message stick carrier

JW Lindo collection
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Message sticks
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Mask

Mask

Papuan Official collection
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Masks
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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The farthest ones looked like great butterflies.

The farthest ones looked like great butterflies.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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Postcard featuring a comic pen and ink sketch of :

Postcard featuring a comic pen and ink sketch of :"Recruits ...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Paul Keating caricature fridge magnet

Paul Keating caricature fridge magnet

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Magnets
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Hon Paul J. Keating
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Two photograph albums of sepia and black-and-white photographs

Two photograph albums of sepia and black-and-white photograp...

Parsons collection
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Photograph albums
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George's River, Como, NSW

George's River, Como, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Como, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Schooling a youngster

Schooling a youngster

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr Percy R. Campbell
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Certificate

Certificate

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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1946
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Black Stump, Atherton Hotel, Temporary Bar

Black Stump, Atherton Hotel, Temporary Bar

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Holden tiepin

Holden tiepin

Jack Heenan collection
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Tiepins
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GM Holden Ltd
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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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Girl

Girl

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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Dianthus Carthus Ianorum

Dianthus Carthus Ianorum

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Postcards
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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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Ration card

Ration card

Bridge Family collection no. 3
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Attack on Store Dray

Attack on Store Dray

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Samuel T. Gill
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1870
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Convict love token from G.G., Jan 10th, 1820

Convict love token from G.G., Jan 10th, 1820

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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The Blow Hole, Eaglehawk Neck

The Blow Hole, Eaglehawk Neck

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Eaglehawk Neck, Tasman Peninsula, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The selector's hut

The selector's hut

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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J Hutchings
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Racing Colours - The Winner

Racing Colours - The Winner

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Brass fastening latch

Brass fastening latch

Department of Defence collection
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Fasteners
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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Meelaywook - woman's upper arm belt

Meelaywook - woman's upper arm belt

Tooloyn Koortakay collection
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Personal adornments
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East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Vicki Couzens
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2002
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Goannas of Early Dreamtime legend.

Goannas of Early Dreamtime legend.

Crafts Council of Australia collection
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Documents regarding EW Percival eg letters correspondence, magazines and journals.

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Frederick Edmunds collection
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Australia - A Native Canoe & Spearing Fish

Australia - A Native Canoe & Spearing Fish

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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