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Halcyon 'Surfmaster Avoca' multiplier fishing reel

Halcyon 'Surfmaster Avoca' multiplier fishing reel

Gordon Winter collection
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Fishing reels
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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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Halcyon Products
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1940
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Convict love token from H. Saunders, 1827

Convict love token from H. Saunders, 1827

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearheads
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Bark painting depicting the Wawilak Sisters story by Mathaman Marika, Yirrkala, 1965

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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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Mathaman Marika
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1965
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QSL card for VK-2-10

QSL card for VK-2-10

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Armband - Milingimbi, N.T.

Armband - Milingimbi, N.T.

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Armbands
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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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BP Solar Trek vehicle known as the 'The Quiet Achiever'

BP Solar Trek vehicle known as the 'The Quiet Achiever'

BP Australia Ltd collection
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Vehicles
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Haddenham, Buckinghamshire, England
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BP Solar Systems Limited
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1982
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Pukamani mortuary pole by Leo Parlaunga, Melville or Bathurst Island

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Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Leo Parlaunga
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearheads
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Old Days of the Stockmen, 2012 by Mervyn Street

Old Days of the Stockmen, 2012 by Mervyn Street

Mervyn Street collection
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Paintings
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Mervyn Street
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2012
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Small pale blue painted wooden commode chair for a child

Small pale blue painted wooden commode chair for a child

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Commode chairs
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The Liverpool Plains, New South Wales, Australia

The Liverpool Plains, New South Wales, Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Liverpool Plains, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1946
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Second Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, Wagga Wagga, 1889

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Peggy McClelland with long blonde hair plaited and held with a white bow

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Letter providing an employment reference for Miss Edith Spence from Lilian Peer, Technical High School

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Business letters
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1912
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Newcastle Beach, NSW

Newcastle Beach, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Newcastle Beach, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Irene Cook
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1910
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The coastline at Mornington, Vic

The coastline at Mornington, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mornington, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Tuckerbox used by Aboriginal activist Joe McGinness when he travelled on work as an officer bearer of FCAATSI, 1950s-1960s

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Joe McGinness collection
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Food storage containers
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Queensland, Australia
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Joe McGinness
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1960
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Vehicle compliance plate for 1949 Model 48/215 Holden sedan

Vehicle compliance plate for 1949 Model 48/215 Holden sedan

Mary Munckton and Ian Metherall collection
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Motor car components
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1949
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Australian Red Cross Society

Australian Red Cross Society

Ben Chifley collection no. 3
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Receipts
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Gardens on North Terrace, Adelaide, SA

Gardens on North Terrace, 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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Hands Across the Sea

Hands Across the 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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Ireton Lassie

Ireton Lassie

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1905
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Small green pocket diary for 1970 for A V Turner, Woolooware

Small green pocket diary for 1970 for A V Turner, Woolooware

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Diaries
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Woolooware, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1970
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Postcard featuring a Surf Club Carnival at Thirroul Beach, NSW, Easter Monday,1910

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Thirroul, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Dendrobium discolor

Dendrobium discolor

Banks Florilegium collection
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Mounts
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Barron Falls. Cairns District. Q,1905

Barron Falls. Cairns District. Q,1905

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Barron Falls, Cairns District, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1905
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Weapon - Spearthrower Groote Eylandt

Weapon - Spearthrower Groote Eylandt

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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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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Underground cells, Point Puer, Tasmania

Underground cells, Point Puer, Tasmania

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Point Puer, Carnarvon Bay, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Photograph of group of men inside and around a tent

Photograph of group of men inside and around a tent

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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North Head Quarantine Station
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Motor Fishing Vessel Hong Hai, which transported 38 Vietnamese refugees to Australia in 1978

Motor Fishing Vessel Hong Hai, which transported 38 Vietname...

Tran Thi Nga collection
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Fishing boats
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An-Hoa, Kien Gaing, Vietnam
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Captain Van S. Truong
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1969
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The Botanical Gardens, Suva

The Botanical Gardens, Suva

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Suva, Viti Levu, Fiji
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Certificate with envelope and note

Certificate with envelope and note

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Certificates
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Aboriginal breastplate for Tommy, Constable Wellington

Aboriginal breastplate for Tommy, Constable Wellington

E Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Wellington, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Balmain and Drummoyne, Sydney NSW A merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Balmain and Drummoyne, Sydney NSW A merry Christmas and a Ha...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Bandicoot

Bandicoot

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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National Park.

National Park.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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Lantern slide - Chambers Pillar, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Lantern slides
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Chambers Pillar, Central Desert, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Sympathy card

Sympathy card "Rest in Peace Angel Babes..."

Bali Bombings 2002 Memorial - Parliament of Victoria collection
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Cards
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Saxony, England
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Chapter and Verse Cards
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2002
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Clements - Larwood banner

Clements - Larwood banner

Nance Pownall collection
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Banners
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Nancy M. Pownall
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1932
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The Flight of the Morning Star, work on paper, Yirrkala, 1948

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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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Bark painting 'Female Namurrordo, Malicious Spirit of the Stone Country' by Charlie Najombolmi, Balawurru

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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Najombolmi
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Postcard featuring Broken Hill

Postcard featuring Broken Hill

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
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The Hotel Manly, NSW

The Hotel Manly, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The surfing beach, Coogee

The surfing beach, Coogee

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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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Beddgelert and Snowdon

Beddgelert and Snowdon

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Painting no. 7, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - Everybody builds shelters because a storm is coming

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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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'Allsport Weekly' featuring a caricature of a jockey, by cartoonist John Rogers

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John Rogers collection
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Newspaper clippings
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John Rogers
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1973
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Head ornament made with macropod teeth

Head ornament made with macropod teeth

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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Head ornaments
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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LCO Aumuller Powhattan, Hankow Received letter decided return Hankow, November First, Innes

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Telegrams
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Embroidered silk postcard from World War One

Embroidered silk postcard from World War One

David Westcott collection no. 6
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Postcards
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1914
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'Kiriwirri' by Jan Billycan, 2008

'Kiriwirri' by Jan Billycan, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Jan Billycan
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2008
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Extract from Mr Charles Matcham's letters to a relative in England 1834

Extract from Mr Charles Matcham's letters to a relative in E...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Documents
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Australian National Band (World Tour) Staff

Australian National Band (World Tour) Staff

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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Photogelatine Engraving Co.
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Handwritten poem titled 'To W P F Junr' signed by Auntie

Handwritten poem titled 'To W P F Junr' signed by Auntie

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Proclamation of British sovereignty over King George V Land (Antarctica), signed by Sir Douglas Mawson, 1931

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Sir Douglas Mawson collection
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Documents
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Antarctica
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Sir Douglas Mawson
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1931
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London Bridge, London

London Bridge, London

David Westcott collection no. 7
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Photographic postcards
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London, England
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1914
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At the ford

At the ford

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr James A. Turner
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Album containing figures that have been cut out of photographs and hand-coloured, including photographs of Aboriginal people

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Herbert Browne collection
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Photograph albums
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Seventeen Elizabeth Bay Rd. Elizabeth Bay N.S.W.

Seventeen Elizabeth Bay Rd. Elizabeth Bay N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Elizabeth Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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