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Image Title and Collection What Where Who When
Bark painting titled 'Mortuary Ceremony'.

Bark painting titled 'Mortuary Ceremony'.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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1978
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Narra ceremony.

Narra ceremony.

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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Gawarrin
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1965
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Climbing trees

Climbing trees

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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John H. Clark
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1813
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Advertising card featuring Pat Bradley

Advertising card featuring Pat Bradley

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising cards
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Baker's Stadium, Rushcutters Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1914
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Fairies were dancing in and out

Fairies were dancing in and out

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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Bark painting 'Wagilag Ritual' by Dawidi Djulwadak, Milingimbi, 1967

Bark painting 'Wagilag Ritual' by Dawidi Djulwadak, Milingim...

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dawidi
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1967
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The Cathedral, Iona

The Cathedral, Iona

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Leather dog shoe worn on long bush walking trips in the Blue Mountains by the Dunphy's fox terrier named Dextre

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Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Animal accessories
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J Dunphy
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1925
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I'm sorry

I'm sorry

Rosie Egyedi collection
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T-shirts
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China
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Rosie Egyedi
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1998
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Christmas card

Christmas card

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Christmas cards
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The Windsor, Spring Street, Melbourne, Vic

The Windsor, Spring Street, Melbourne, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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'Susu Shell' by Ellarose Savage, 2009

'Susu Shell' by Ellarose Savage, 2009

Ellarose Savage collection no.1
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Linocuts
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Darnley Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Ellarose Savage
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2009
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Cannon from HMB Endeavour, which was jettisoned on the Great Barrier Reef in 1770 and recovered in 1969

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Endeavour Cannon collection
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Cannons
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England
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Captain James Cook
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1725
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Australians.  Greetings at Xmas

Australians. Greetings at Xmas

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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England, United Kingdom
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B. B., London
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1912
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The Stool Journals

The Stool Journals

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Journals
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Mask

Mask

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Sample of rock collected on the moon during the Apollo XV11 Mission, 1972

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Department of Science and the Environment collection
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Geological specimens
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The Moon, ,
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President Richard M. Nixon
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1972
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Tamavua Waterfalls, Suva

Tamavua Waterfalls, 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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Adze

Adze

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Programme Official Opening J. B. Young Limited, Queanbeyan, 23 May 1956

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J B Young Ltd collection
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Programs
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Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia
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Queanbeyan Age Print
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1956
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Girl sitting in a tree

Girl sitting in a tree

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Certificate

Certificate

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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V.C.N. Blight, Government Printer
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1970
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Bowral Golf Links, 1907

Bowral Golf Links, 1907

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bowral, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Yass Spring Show, 1906, Second Prize

Yass Spring Show, 1906, Second Prize

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1906
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Old Convict Settlement, Gosford

Old Convict Settlement, Gosford

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Gosford, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Men, Adungun, work on paper, Oenpelli, 1948

The Men, Adungun, work on paper, Oenpelli, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Unknown
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1948
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Needlework sampler on woollen evenweave fabric featuring boats and the text 'Botany Bay'

Needlework sampler on woollen evenweave fabric featuring boa...

Needlework Sampler collection
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Textile samplers
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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Mauve satin covered ladies right shoe

Mauve satin covered ladies right shoe

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Shoes
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Switzerland
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Farmers Co Ltd
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1920
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Blue Lake, Mt Gambier, SA

Blue Lake, Mt Gambier, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Double Abbot buggy used around Boorowa in the 1870s

Double Abbot buggy used around Boorowa in the 1870s

Horse Era Museum collection no. 2
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Horsedrawn vehicles
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Boorowa, New South Wales, Australia
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1840
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Marine Parade from north, Lorne, Vic

Marine Parade from north, Lorne, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lorne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Australian mining. The upper stopes of a gold mine

Australian mining. The upper stopes of a gold mine

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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Wanparda shield with blue coloured decoration

Wanparda shield with blue coloured decoration

Wanparda Shield collection
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Shields
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Pilbara, Western Australia, Australia
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Schools demonstration, Fremantle Oval, WA

Schools demonstration, Fremantle Oval, WA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Fremantle, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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1983
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Ignace Jan Paderewski

Ignace Jan Paderewski

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Convict love token from James Hammons, 1827

Convict love token from James Hammons, 1827

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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The Moon, Jumauria

The Moon, Jumauria

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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Kulpidja
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1948
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Marble Church Near Rhyl

Marble Church Near Rhyl

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Postcard featuring a coloured print of draped allied flags of surrounding a crest of the Union Jack

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sweethearts

Sweethearts

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Painting depicts a spirit in a round waterhole, humans and log coffin (or a fishtrap)

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Maningrida Arts and Crafts 26/11/1973 collection
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Bark paintings
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ray Baku
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"SECOND PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1908, A., P., AND H SOCIETY"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1908
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Aboriginal breastplate for Thomas Tinboy, King of Nelligan

Aboriginal breastplate for Thomas Tinboy, King of Nelligan

E Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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H C. Jervis
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Harnessing in dogs and preparing to start, Captain's sledge party

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Antarctica
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Wedding of Jessie Baker and William Harris with Lucian Faithfull standing on left

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Clarice Anderson as a young girl with long dark hair in a ponytail, wearing a pale-coloured dress, holding flowers and leaning on carved wooden furniture

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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The Days of Old by J. Hutchings

The Days of Old by J. Hutchings

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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Rifle club pendant

Rifle club pendant

Frank and John Burdett collection
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Pendants
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Toepfer Earth Inductor

Toepfer Earth Inductor

Bureau of Mineral Resources collection no. 1
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Geophysical survey equipment
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Newspaper clippings
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Adelaide - Victoria Square

Adelaide - Victoria Square

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Narra ceremony by Birrikidji Gumana, Yirrkala, 1967

Narra ceremony by Birrikidji Gumana, Yirrkala, 1967

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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Birrikitji Gumana
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1967
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Man Sing & Co., General Merchants, Temora

Man Sing & Co., General Merchants, Temora

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Temora, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Advertising card featuring Jules Dubourg

Advertising card featuring Jules Dubourg

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising cards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1914
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Artwork titled

Artwork titled "Dispossessed"

Workshop Arts Centre collection no. 2
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Political posters
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New South Wales, Australia
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Alice Hinton Bateup
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1985
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Ooyurka

Ooyurka

Douglas Seaton collection
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Stone tools
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Russell River, Queensland, Australia
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Entrance to Gloucester Park, trotting course, Perth, WA

Entrance to Gloucester Park, trotting course, Perth, WA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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