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Koala & kangaroo (2015) Carved emu egg by Peter Carlo

Koala & kangaroo (2015) Carved emu egg by Peter Carlo

Peter Carlo Collection
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Engraved emu eggs
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Peter Carlo
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Logbook certificate from Light Plane Services listing inspection and repairs, 6 May 1981

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Neil Jensen collection
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Aviation documents
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QSL card for 3AK

QSL card for 3AK

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Kullberg Chronometer No 1332

Kullberg Chronometer No 1332

Australian Survey Office collection no. 2
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Chronometers
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Australian Survey Office
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Erithraea Australis

Erithraea Australis

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1875
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Boondara, showing horse teams pulling wagons loaded with wool bales

Boondara, showing horse teams pulling wagons loaded with woo...

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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Embroidered silk postcard from World War One

Embroidered silk postcard from World War One

David Westcott collection no. 6
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1914
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St Kilda Road, Melbourne, Vic

St Kilda Road, 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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Foreshore, Lorne, Vic

Foreshore, 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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Hotel Barker, Mount Barker

Hotel Barker, Mount Barker

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Barker, Adelaide Hills, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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The Shorn Sheep.- 'The Sydney Mail' On the Land Series

The Shorn Sheep.- 'The Sydney Mail' On the Land Series

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Glass plate negative - Bumerangi, an old Arrernte woman, suffering from senility and blindness, Bloods Creek, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Sugar Bag  Dreaming

Sugar Bag Dreaming

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 07/09/1973 collection
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Bark paintings
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bob Bilinyarra
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Awelye

Awelye

Helen Eager and Christopher Hodges collection no. 1
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Carvings
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Utopia, South Australia, Australia
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Lucky Kngwarreye Morton
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1995
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Kicking a behind

Kicking a behind

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr W C. Prentice
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Shut the gate. He's bolted!!

Shut the gate. He's bolted!!

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Miss Grace Palotta

Miss Grace Palotta

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Harding & Billings
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Cyrtostylis Reniformis

Cyrtostylis Reniformis

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1873
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Corra Lynn, North Esk River, near Launceston, Tasmania

Corra Lynn, North Esk River, near Launceston, Tasmania

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Corra Linn Gorge, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Botanical Gardens, Albury, NSW

Botanical Gardens, Albury, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Albury, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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The Bear: Something for my pal the Poilu

The Bear: Something for my pal the Poilu

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Lionel Lindsay
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Invitation addressed to Miss Faithfull from Mr and Mrs Twynam on the marriage of their daughter, 14 February 1901.

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Invitations
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Edna M. Tipiloura
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Photograph of Herbert Browne as Nur Al Huda in JC Williamson's production of 'Chu Chin Chow'

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Herbert Browne collection
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Fishing spear made by Wilfred Aniba

Fishing spear made by Wilfred Aniba

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Spears
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Thursday Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Wilfred Aniba
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1987
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The Sky's the Limit by J.M. Spaight

The Sky's the Limit by J.M. Spaight

William Beausang collection
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Books
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London, England
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1940
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Undiscovered #5, from a series of ten prints by Michael Cook, 2010

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Michael Cook collection
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Mr Michael Cook
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2010
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Approach to Richmond, from North Bank of Yarra Yarra, in the 'Fifties'

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1850
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Carved pearlshell pendant that resembles a dhari headdress with a drum below it

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Tony Shibasaki collection
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Pendants
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Thursday Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Mr William A. Shibasaki
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2001
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Begger's Opera. Red Cross Fete, 1922

Begger's Opera. Red Cross Fete, 1922

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic Postcards
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India
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Fred Mitchell
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1922
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Quorn, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Country Women's Association
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1949
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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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1/4 Mile Australasian Championship 1926 - 2nd place medal

1/4 Mile Australasian Championship 1926 - 2nd place medal

Ken Ross collection
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Sports medals
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Mr Ken Ross
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1926
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Creatures of the Arafura Swamp by John Bulunbulun

Creatures of the Arafura Swamp by John Bulunbulun

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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John Bulunbulun
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Pokerwork goanna

Pokerwork goanna

Ray and Dallas Maple Family collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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South Australia, Australia
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Howard Maple
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1930
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Chasm Is.

Chasm Is.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 6
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Niretjanga
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1969
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Wharves, boatsheds and crowds

Wharves, boatsheds and crowds

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Pearl Faithfull wearing an elaborate full-length pale dress seated on a carved wooden chair holding an open book

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Portrait photographs
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Sam, King of Merton, Presented by William Dawes Esq

Sam, King of Merton, Presented by William Dawes Esq

L Richard Smith breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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King Sam
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Bridge Street, Sydney

Bridge Street, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Strike, 1909, Block 10 escort

The Strike, 1909, Block 10 escort

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
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Broken Hill Proprietary Limited
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1909
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Large cream jap silk and grosgrain day hat

Large cream jap silk and grosgrain day hat

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Hats
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1912
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Vauxhall car in front of a Penong Hotel SA.

Vauxhall car in front of a Penong Hotel SA.

Colledge Family collection
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Photographs
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Penong, South Australia, Australia
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Michael Munkara
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Muster of Coolies, Monerakande Estate, Ceylon - Lipton series

Muster of Coolies, Monerakande Estate, Ceylon - Lipton serie...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Monerakande Estate, , Ceylon
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Mercer Marine Chronometer No 27564, in wooden case with accessories

Mercer Marine Chronometer No 27564, in wooden case with acce...

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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England
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Thomas Mercer Ltd
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Hope's hair

Hope's hair

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Labels
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QSL card for VK5WG

QSL card for VK5WG

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Port Pirie, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1936
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Bone china saucer with a coloured Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms insignia

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Saucers
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England
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Wedgwood
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Postcard featuring a comic drawing of a soldier on a donkey with the pyramids in the background.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Hatchet head

Hatchet head

Douglas Seaton collection
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Hatchets
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Atherton Tableland, Queensland, Australia
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Supper card for the 1934 State Ball at Old Parliament House

Supper card for the 1934 State Ball at Old Parliament House

Elizabeth Kay collection no. 2
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Cards
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Government of Australia
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1934
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Maldon Hospital, Victoria

Maldon Hospital, Victoria

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Luncheon tendered by the Government of New South Wales to The New South Wales and Queensland Members of The Australian Coronation Contingent - Parliament House Sydney, 30th June 1937

Luncheon tendered by the Government of New South Wales to Th...

Betty Hall collection
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Menus
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1937
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Handwritten letter from Joan Richmond - London

Handwritten letter from Joan Richmond - London

Joan Richmond collection
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Letters
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London, England
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1932
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Invoice from the Richmond Iron Works, Victoria, 1901

Invoice from the Richmond Iron Works, Victoria, 1901

Cycling in Australia - Ephemera collection no.1
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Invoices
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Nardin No 2281

Nardin No 2281

Bureau of Mineral Resources collection no. 1
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Chronometers
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Ceremonial shovel used for the turning of the first sod at works on railways commenced at Port Augusta, Oodnadatta, Tarcoola and Alice Springs between 1912 and 2001

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Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Shovels
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Baron Thomas Denman
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1912
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Princes Bridge, Melbourne, Vic

Princes Bridge, 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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View from Railway Tower, Sydney

View from Railway Tower, Sydney

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