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Image Title and Collection What Where Who When
Glass plate negative - Woman carrying pet possum on her head while on the march, Pongaponga people, western Arnhem land, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1922
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Portrait of Namiatjira carved into an emu egg

Portrait of Namiatjira 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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The Ten Best Citizens of Victoria - Hon. Alfred Deakin

The Ten Best Citizens of Victoria - Hon. Alfred Deakin

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Victoria, Australia
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Alfred Deakin
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Fibre basket by Janice Nixon, 2008

Fibre basket by Janice Nixon, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Janice Nixon
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2008
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But Seriously Though!

But Seriously Though!

Political Humour Competition 1999 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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1999
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The Promenade, Cronulla, New South Wales

The Promenade, Cronulla, New South Wales

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Cronulla, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Miss Maud Jeffries

Miss Maud Jeffries

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Talma & Co
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Botanical Gardens, Brisbane

Botanical Gardens, Brisbane

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Exhibition Building, Melbourne Australia

Exhibition Building, 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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Emu egg carved with image of a dingo and possum by Bill Reid

Emu egg carved with image of a dingo and possum 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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Pair of wicket keeper's leather gloves worn by Australian wicket keeper Rod Marsh

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Swan Richards collection
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Cricket equipment
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Kookaburra Sport
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1970
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International Women's Year -  A Woman's Place is Everywhere

International Women's Year - A Woman's Place is Everywhere

Meredith Hinchliffe collection no. 1
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Commemorative badges
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1975
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Australian Types - The Boundary Rider

Australian Types - The Boundary Rider

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Panorama of Lorne, Vic

Panorama of Lorne, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Lorne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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The Witch's Sister on her Black Bat

The Witch's Sister on her Black Bat

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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HMAS Franklin

HMAS Franklin

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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This Australia engagement calander and diary for 1962

This Australia engagement calander and diary for 1962

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Diaries
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1961
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Miss Maud Jeffries

Miss Maud Jeffries

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Art Series
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Piquancy

Piquancy

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Charles D. Gibson
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Yachting Sydney Harbour, Bonnington's Irish Moss

Yachting Sydney Harbour, Bonnington's Irish Moss

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bark painting depicting pike, file snake, diver bird, water goanna and kangaroo by David Malangi, Milingimbi, 1965

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J Davidson collection no. 3
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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David D. Malangi
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1965
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Smith O'Brien's Cottage Port Arthur, Tasmania

Smith O'Brien's Cottage Port Arthur, Tasmania

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Port Arthur, Tasman Peninsula, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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'Kunawarratji' by Nora Wompi, 2007

'Kunawarratji' by Nora Wompi, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Nora Wompi
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2007
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Spear

Spear

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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An Orchestral Rehearsal

An Orchestral Rehearsal

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Scout's National Service badge certificate

Scout's National Service badge certificate

Barry Williams collection
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Certificates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Barry Williams
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1942
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Painting depicts four water goannas, the sons of

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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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Mawalan Marika
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1966
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Dead Island, Port Arthur, Tasmania

Dead Island, Port Arthur, Tasmania

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Isle of the Dead, Port Arthur, Tasman Peninsula, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Commemorative certificate from King George to the mother of 9956 Driver Alison Hope Oliver, AIF, who was killed in France

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Alison Hope Oliver collection
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London, England
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Commonwealth of Australia
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1922
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The bridge, Gorge Road, Beechworth, Vic

The bridge, Gorge Road, Beechworth, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Beechworth, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Hatchet head

Hatchet head

Douglas Seaton collection
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Hatchets
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Russell River, Queensland, Australia
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West Australian Flora no.4

West Australian Flora no.4

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The bow guard and torpedo caps of a Japanese midget submarine

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1942
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Portable speech processor

Portable speech processor

Graeme Clark, University of Melbourne - Cochlear Limited collection
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Health and medical equipment
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Sunlight Soap.  Cottage Home, Greendale Road, Port Sunlight

Sunlight Soap. Cottage Home, Greendale Road, Port Sunlight

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Mary's Little Mouth

Mary's Little Mouth

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Postcard featuring a printed pen and ink drawing of a soldier wading in wet muddy conditions

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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S.S. Thode Fagelund stranded on Cronulla Beach

S.S. Thode Fagelund stranded on Cronulla Beach

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Cronulla Beach, Cronulla, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1908
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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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Fonthill Sire, 1983, 2 year old, 6 months wool

Fonthill Sire, 1983, 2 year old, 6 months wool

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Certificate

Certificate

Andrzej Jedrzejowski collection
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Certificates
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Mt Martha, from Safety Beach Dromana, Vic

Mt Martha, from Safety Beach Dromana, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mount Martha, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Manual of instructions for using the St George Supermatic electric stove, 1952

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Dr Edward Duyker collection no. 2
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Instruction booklets
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Peakhurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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St George Ranges Pty Ltd
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1947
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Arms are for linking

Arms are for linking

Audrey Johnson collection
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Political badges
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In the Memorial Reserve, Wangaratta, Vic

In the Memorial Reserve, Wangaratta, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Wangaratta, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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40 GHz Transmitter unit

40 GHz Transmitter unit

CSIRO WLAN collection
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Transmitters
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Certificate

Certificate

Woodleigh Shorthorn Stud collection
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Prize certificates
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Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria
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1966
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Painting depicts two fish, one is identified as a

Painting depicts two fish, one is identified as a "Long Tom"...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Yiwun Y. Maduwarr
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'Dreaming at Ngamuranya' by Jack Phillipus Tjagamara, 1978

'Dreaming at Ngamuranya' by Jack Phillipus Tjagamara, 1978

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Long Jack Phillipus Tjakamarra
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Kangaroo Man costume

Kangaroo Man costume

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 2
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Performance costumes
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Cream and black bonnet with stiffened brim and trim of cream bobbin lace

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Bonnets
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1850
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A man and child on the veranda of a timber house in Mullumbimby

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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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1910
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Martini-Henry .450/577 calibre breech loading military rifle presented to Staff Sergeant Jiffkins, Quirindi R.R.C.,1889

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Royal Australian Historical Society collection no. 2
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Rifles
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United Kingdom
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Birmingham Small Arms Company
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1883
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Black and white photograph showing E.R. Mayne going out to bat against Kent at Canterbury Ground, England, 1921

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Nanette Ward collection
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Photographs
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England, United Kingdom
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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1921
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Flock of sheep outside Bluestone Cottage at Springfield 1883

Flock of sheep outside Bluestone Cottage at Springfield 1883

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Pair of wooden skis made from hand-cut mountain ash, with leather bindings

Pair of wooden skis made from hand-cut mountain ash, with le...

Donald Maclurcan collection no. 2
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Skis
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Kiandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Geoffrey Yen
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1860
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Robbery Under Arms, No. 3

Robbery Under Arms, No. 3

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Charles Hammond
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The School Paper,  A Royal Welcome

The School Paper, A Royal Welcome

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Booklets
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Postcard featuring a printed pen and ink drawing of two soldiers in a trench looking into the night sky

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mrs. Brough

Mrs. Brough

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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