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Piece of fabric depicting three embroidery motifs

Piece of fabric depicting three embroidery motifs

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Textile pieces
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Gorby Goobie

Gorby Goobie

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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Sculptures
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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Murray views no. 24.  Coconut Grove guest house, Port Douglas, NQ

Murray views no. 24. Coconut Grove guest house, Port Dougla...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Children's Beach, Manly NSW

Children's Beach, Manly NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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On the Interstate Line, Mt Lofty, South Australia

On the Interstate Line, Mt Lofty, South Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Lofty, Mount Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The railway station, Adelaide, SA

The railway station, Adelaide, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Cairo - The Tombs of Mamelouks

Cairo - The Tombs of Mamelouks

Adrian Luck collection no. 1
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Cairo, Egypt
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Australian Army
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Dark coloured narrow wooden parrying shield

Dark coloured narrow wooden parrying shield

Kilborn - Goojung Station collection
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Shields
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Painting no. 14, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - The Wangoo flee the mountain and Goorialla awakens

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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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Three men and a woman dressed in theatrical costume

Three men and a woman dressed in theatrical costume

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Talma & Co
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Australian Aboriginal Warriors

Australian Aboriginal Warriors

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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Farm workers at Boondara

Farm workers at Boondara

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Boondara, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1918
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Convict love token from Thomas Barnes, born October 8 1805

Convict love token from Thomas Barnes, born October 8 1805

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Note from Adrian Quist to Mr Hart regarding the auction of Quist's tennis racket

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Adrian Quist collection
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Wimbledon, London, England
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Mr Adrian K. Quist
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1986
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Pencil sketch depicting Little Bo Peep

Pencil sketch depicting Little Bo Peep

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sketches
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Flinders Street and railway yards, Melbourne

Flinders Street and railway yards, Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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At night the flying foxes come and eat the mangoes

At night the flying foxes come and eat the mangoes

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Merlene Poantulura
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The Bridge, Camden

The Bridge, Camden

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Once on a huge Dragon-Fly

Once on a huge Dragon-Fly

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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Cinema advertising slide promoting Malvern Star bicycles, 1930s

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Cycling in Australia - Cinema Advertising collection
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Lantern slides
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The Larrikin

The Larrikin

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Wolsey Underwear

Wolsey Underwear

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Wolsey Ltd
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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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Australia
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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Fibre basket by Noreena Kadibil, 2008

Fibre basket by Noreena Kadibil, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Noreena Kadibil
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2008
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Sketches of Tommy's life - At the Base - No 6

Sketches of Tommy's life - At the Base - No 6

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Paris, France
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Carving of a lizard

Carving of a lizard

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Wood carvings
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Billy Wara
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1982
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Burnie showing the pier, Tasmania

Burnie showing the pier, Tasmania

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Burnie, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Oceana Series A - Hawkesbury River, NSW

Oceana Series A - Hawkesbury River, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Hawkesbury River, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Inserts from The Illustrated London News for May 10 1856

Inserts from The Illustrated London News for May 10 1856

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Magazine inserts
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London, England
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The Illustrated London News
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1856
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Open Hearth Dept. (Tapping a Furnace)

Open Hearth Dept. (Tapping a Furnace)

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Malta Grand Harbour

Malta Grand Harbour

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Malta
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Mechanical shears presented to Jack Howe by Wolseley Sheep Shearing Machine Company

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Jack Howe collection
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Shears
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Wolseley Sheep Shearing Machine Company
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'My Country' by Georgina Brown, 2007

'My Country' by Georgina Brown, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Wiluna, Western Australia, Australia
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Georgina Brown
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2007
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Photographic postcard depicting Syd C. Stewart, Character Comedian in Three of his Impersonations

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Jardines New Fast China Coasters

Jardines New Fast China Coasters

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Breaking the record

Breaking the record

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Convict love token from John Roulston, 1846

Convict love token from John Roulston, 1846

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Cylindrical basket

Cylindrical basket

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Baskets
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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Unissued Commonwealth Railways Gold Life Pass

Unissued Commonwealth Railways Gold Life Pass

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Transport passes
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Commonwealth Railways
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1912
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"SECOND PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1905"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1905
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Mary Willsallen driving a sulky

Mary Willsallen driving a sulky

Mary Willsallen collection
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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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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A Sun 2 computer system used by Geoscience Australia that is referred to as

A Sun 2 computer system used by Geoscience Australia that is...

Geoscience Australia collection no. 1
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Computer hardware
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Geoscience Australia
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Florence Faithfull seated sitting on a step next to a small terrier

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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HMS Drake

HMS Drake

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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England
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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Shorn sheep in a pen outside a shed at Boondara

Shorn sheep in a pen outside a shed at Boondara

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Boondara, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1918
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Sacred Heart Monastery, Kensington, Sydney

Sacred Heart Monastery, Kensington, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Kensington, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1919
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Australian Natives - Gymnasium Work - Preparatory to 'Winning Back the Ashes

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Norman A. Lindsay
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Ground painting commissioned for the opening of Tandanya in March 1990

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Tandanya collection no. 3
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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1990
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Certificate awarded at the Launceston National Agricultural and Pastoral Society of Tasmania for first prize for a bridge cloth

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1967
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Postcard - Ship named Plassy

Postcard - Ship named Plassy

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Southampton, Southampton, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Hazel, Florence & Clarice

Hazel, Florence & Clarice

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Camp site, with a tent on the left and a man next to a stone chimney

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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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1906
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Tube of pale yellow glass for glass eye sclera

Tube of pale yellow glass for glass eye sclera

Paul McClarin collection
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Samples
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Australian types. The Swagman

Australian types. The Swagman

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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Convict love token from G. Barker

Convict love token from G. Barker

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Tiwi people going to ceremonial burial

Tiwi people going to ceremonial burial

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Marianina Tipiloura
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World Tunnel Record Holder medallion awarded to A S Novikov 1956

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Snowy Scheme Tunnelling Medal collection
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Medals
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Australia
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Amor Pty Ltd
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1956
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Convict love token from Nathaniel Thorne, 1831

Convict love token from Nathaniel Thorne, 1831

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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National Park, NSW

National Park, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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