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Carved and mounted coconut

Carved and mounted coconut

Papuan Official collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Painting depicts a Dukurrurru stone story

Painting depicts a Dukurrurru stone story

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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1967
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Envelopes
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Convict love token from Heney Murphy, 1830

Convict love token from Heney Murphy, 1830

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Clay pot by Thancoupie

Clay pot by Thancoupie

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Pots
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Thancoupie
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1975
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Rockhampton Auxiliary, Church House, Westminster, SW

Rockhampton Auxiliary, Church House, Westminster, SW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Boulia, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Snake Dreaming for Children by  Uta Uta Tjangala, 1972  polymer on board

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Papunya Art 2008 collection
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Acrylic paintings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Uta Uta Tjangala
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1972
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A canvas water bag with string handles.

A canvas water bag with string handles.

Rae Page collection
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Water bags
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George Serras
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Painting depicts people, birds and fish

Painting depicts people, birds and fish

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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1966
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QSL card for VK5GW

QSL card for VK5GW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1991
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Billy, King of Bonnie Doon, Lorne

Billy, King of Bonnie Doon, Lorne

L Richard Smith breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Brown kelp water carrier by Patsy Cameron

Brown kelp water carrier by Patsy Cameron

Patsy Cameron collection no. 3
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Water containers
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Tasmania, Australia
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Aunty Patsy Cameron
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Painting no. 2, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - Goorialla leaves Narabyllgan and travels north

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Dick Roughsey Rainbow Serpent collection
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Oil paintings
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Painting no. 13, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - The Wangoo cut Goorialla open and the Bil-bil brothers emerged as Rainbow lorikeets

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Dick Roughsey Rainbow Serpent collection
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Oil paintings
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Brazil

Brazil

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Pedigree records

Pedigree records

Mary Willsallen collection
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Books
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Concarneau

Concarneau

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Postcards
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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1920
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Split cane circular basket

Split cane circular basket

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Baskets
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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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Machinery in a factory environment

Machinery in a factory environment

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Rushcutters Bay, Sydney, N.S.W

Rushcutters Bay, Sydney, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Rushcutters Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Tom Harris on Creamy

Tom Harris on Creamy

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Glass plate negative - Hut decked with porcupine grass, eastern Arrernte people, Arltunga, Northern Territory, 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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Mourning Rites.

Mourning Rites.

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Ramingining, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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David D. Malangi
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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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Rectangular enamelled metal sign

Rectangular enamelled metal sign "Post Office"

Australia Post Historical collection
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Signs
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1980
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Postcard featuring a photograph of a war memorial surrounded by people

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Bark painting depicting camping scene with trees, low hills, a stream and animals

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Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Muta
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1975
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Perth, West Australia

Perth, West Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Swan River, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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Manytjimi Berries, a dot painting depicting three cross shapes

Manytjimi Berries, a dot painting depicting three cross shap...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Acrylic paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula
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1975
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Convict love token from M. Flinn, 1825

Convict love token from M. Flinn, 1825

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Painting depicts a large serpent coiled around 7 white eggs, surrounded by several figures

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J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mithinarri Gurruwiwi
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1965
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Carbon fibre leg brace with velcro straps and a shoe worn by Australian Paralympic cycling champion, Sue Powell

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Susan (Sue) Powell collection
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Prostheses
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Castle Hill, Townsville

Castle Hill, Townsville

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Panorama of Healesville, Vic

Panorama of Healesville, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Healesville, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Bottle of wine labelled 'P.S. Enterprise Angove's Riverboat Red', sold to fund a river boat race between PS Enterprise and PS Etona at Echuca in 1974

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Graeme Niehus collection
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Wine bottles
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South Australia, Australia
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Angove's Pty Ltd
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1974
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Sutlej Medal 1845-46 with clasps SOBRAON and FEROZESHUHUR, issued to Major James Winniett Nunn, 80th Regiment, British Army

Sutlej Medal 1845-46 with clasps SOBRAON and FEROZESHUHUR, i...

Major James Nunn's Sutlej Medal collection
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Military medals
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England, United Kingdom
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Major James W. Nunn
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1846
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Matthew Flinders' 'A Voyage to Terra Australis' (1814) , Volume 2

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Matthew Flinders collection
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Travel books
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London, England
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Captain Matthew Flinders
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1814
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Lucian Faithfull and his daughter Hazel, both on horseback

Lucian Faithfull and his daughter Hazel, both on horseback

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Men standing beside railway tracks, near a horsedrawn wagon. Trans-Australian Railway

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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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Stockman's Hut

Stockman's Hut

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Greetings from Sydney

Greetings from Sydney

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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Convict love token from William Nicholson, January 14, 1818

Convict love token from William Nicholson, January 14, 1818

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Painting depicts x-ray kangaroo taken from hut

Painting depicts x-ray kangaroo taken from hut

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Unknown
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Berrima Starlight's Cell

Berrima Starlight's Cell

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Berrima, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Two 'Clark's Claw' surgical tools in a box

Two 'Clark's Claw' surgical tools in a box

Graeme Clark, University of Melbourne - Cochlear Limited collection
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Surgical instruments
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Bondi Beach, looking north, NSW

Bondi Beach, looking north, NSW

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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Jay Jay Okocha

Jay Jay Okocha

John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Photographs
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Lookstick used by Rear Admiral John Gore

Lookstick used by Rear Admiral John Gore

Jack Gallaway collection
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Telescopes
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London, England
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Gilbert and Co London
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The Archibald memorial, Sydney

The Archibald memorial, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Hyde Park, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Oil painting titled 'King Barak last of the Yarra tribe', by Arthur Loureiro, 1900

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M Crivelli collection
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Oil paintings
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Victoria, Australia
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Arthur J. Loureiro
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1900
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Observatory, 'Rocks', Sydney

Observatory, 'Rocks', Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney Observatory, The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Proclamation regarding South Australia and the native population

Proclamation regarding South Australia and the native popula...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Photographic prints
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Norris Hotel Orient Bairnsdale

Norris Hotel Orient Bairnsdale

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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F W Niven & Co
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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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Soldier's memorial, Yea, Vic

Soldier's memorial, Yea, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Yea, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Street Scene, Maradana, Colombos

Street Scene, Maradana, Colombos

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Convict love token from George Morris, 1817

Convict love token from George Morris, 1817

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Card in memoriam of Barbara Strachan Stool

Card in memoriam of Barbara Strachan Stool

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Mourning cards
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Rose Hill, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Barbara S. Stool
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1887
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Four letters of condolence to Mrs Clark and two photographs

Four letters of condolence to Mrs Clark and two photographs

Ben Chifley collection no. 3
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Letters
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Certificate

Certificate

Colledge Family collection
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Prize certificates
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1949
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