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Image Title and Collection What Where Who When
May Gibbs - We're still above Water!

May Gibbs - We're still above Water!

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Cecilia M. Gibbs
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Phar Lap's Heart

Phar Lap's Heart

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Timaru, South Island, New Zealand
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Alick Roberts
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1926
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On our selection

On our selection

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr James A. Turner
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Italian Wine Wholesaling and Wine Lounge of Rob. Bartholomay

Italian Wine Wholesaling and Wine Lounge of Rob. Bartholomay

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Extract from Mr Charles Matcham's letters to a relative in England 1834

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Documents
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An envelope

An envelope

Tony Hill collection no. 4
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Envelopes
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Plymouth, England
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Mr Anthony Hill
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Black and white promotional photograph of Uncle George of 2GB

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Enid Treadgold collection
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Photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Radio 2GB, Sydney
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1935
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Australian Natives - What, Ho! She bumps

Australian Natives - What, Ho! She bumps

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Norman A. Lindsay
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Ditton 25th March 1908

Ditton 25th March 1908

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Envelope addressed to Mr W Percy Faithfull

Envelope addressed to Mr W Percy Faithfull

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Underwater metal detector

Underwater metal detector

Doug Seton collection no.1
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Diving equipment
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Message stick with pigment

Message stick with pigment

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Message sticks
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Forrest River, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Bottom grinding stone [stone implement]

Bottom grinding stone [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Lower grinding stones
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Mulka, South Australia, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Pultenaea rosea

Pultenaea rosea

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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1876
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Kungkarangkalpa by Judith Yinyika Chambers

Kungkarangkalpa by Judith Yinyika Chambers

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Paintings
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Judith Y. Chambers
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2011
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Dolls house and accessories handcrafted in Adelaide by Mrs Eva Howie for her daughter Clyde, 1930s

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Hetherington Family collection
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Dolls houses
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Eden Hills, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Eva A. Howie
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1930
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Braidwood

Braidwood

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Wet specimen - Horse, kidney

Wet specimen - Horse, kidney

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Leura House, Leura, NSW

Leura House, Leura, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Leura, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Certificate awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1889, First Prize

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Certificates
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1889
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Jubilee Point and Back Beach, Sorrento, Vic

Jubilee Point and Back Beach, Sorrento, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Jubilee Point, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Contract between James Thompson and W P Faithfull for brick work for the Big House

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Contracts
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Forming the Human Flag

Forming the Human Flag

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Friendship is the link that binds

Friendship is the link that binds

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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1912
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Letter from James Turner, dated 23 December 1864.

Letter from James Turner, dated 23 December 1864.

Bernard Freedman collection no. 1
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Personal letters
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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James Turner
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1864
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Letter

Letter

Betty Hall collection
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Letters
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1944
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Glass plate negative - Child carrying boomerang, tidal mud flat off King Sound, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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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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1916
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Sugar-loaf Rock

Sugar-loaf Rock

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Auckland, North Island, New Zealand
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Discovery alongside the Barrier

Discovery alongside the Barrier

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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Scrapbook with textured white plastic cover and brown cord binding, relating to John [Johnny] Warrens' soccer career

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John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Scrapbooks
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Johnny Warren MBE OAM
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Invitation from Goulburn Lawn Tennis club to Miss Faithfull

Invitation from Goulburn Lawn Tennis club to Miss Faithfull

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Invitations
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Florence Faithfull in profile seated on a rocking chair.

Florence Faithfull in profile seated on a rocking chair.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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The Smith Premier typewriter

The Smith Premier typewriter

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Pinnacle and Organ Pipe, Mount Wellington

Pinnacle and Organ Pipe, Mount Wellington

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Harris & Marsh Pty Ltd
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Ladies' Baths and View of Wollongong

Ladies' Baths and View of Wollongong

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Central Station City Underground Railway Sydney

Central Station City Underground Railway Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Kodak Ltd
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House and water tank behind some trees

House and water tank behind some trees

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Souvenir booklet for a dinner welcoming Mr Robert Sands to the firm of John Sands Ltd, 1933

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Enid Treadgold collection
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Booklets
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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John Sands Pty Ltd
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1933
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The Corso, Manly NSW

The Corso, 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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Things I see around me

Things I see around me

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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Timothy P. Kerinaiua
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King William Street North Adelaide, SA

King William Street North 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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Portrait of Douglas Nichols carved into an emu egg

Portrait of Douglas Nichols carved into an emu egg

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Engraved emu eggs
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Bourke, New South Wales, Australia
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Bill Reid
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1975
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Invitation printed on cream card; addressed to Dr R. L. [Faithfull] and Miss Faithfull from Mrs Fairfax

Invitation printed on cream card; addressed to Dr R. L. [Fai...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Invitations
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The animal crab duck

The animal crab duck

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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Beverley A. Munkara
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1975
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Town Hall, Cootamundra, NSW

Town Hall, Cootamundra, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Cootamundra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Spit Middle Harbour

The Spit Middle Harbour

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Spit, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Black and white photograph depicting cricketer Amy Hudson batting during the Interstate Championships in Sydney in 1934

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Amy Hudson collection
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Photographs
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New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Amy Hudson
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1934
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Tricycle constructed from a Vehicle Construction Kit

Tricycle constructed from a Vehicle Construction Kit

Sir Roland Wilson collection no. 2
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Tricycles
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Sir Roland Wilson
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1956
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Van Houten's cocoa

Van Houten's cocoa

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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The Netherlands
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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View of Bathurst & Mt Panorama, from Peacock's Orchard

View of Bathurst & Mt Panorama, from Peacock's Orchard

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Message stick

Message stick

A Morrison collection no. 1
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Message sticks
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Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1969
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Framed set of four black and white photographs relating to cane cutter Carmelo Mirabelli

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Carmelo Mirabelli collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Nouvelle - Caledonie - Caledonienne Toubo [a woman from New Caledonia]

Nouvelle - Caledonie - Caledonienne Toubo [a woman from New ...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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New Caledonia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Plate No. 6 in Carter's Floral Illustrations

Plate No. 6 in Carter's Floral Illustrations

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Prints
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Snake Jiningbirna.

Snake Jiningbirna.

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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Nanungunda
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1969
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The Ocean Beach, Manly, NSW

The Ocean Beach, Manly, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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North Steyne Beach, Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Cashbook

Cashbook

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Ledgers
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Metal master record of Herbert Browne's first gramophone sound recording

Metal master record of Herbert Browne's first gramophone sou...

Herbert Browne collection
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Audio records
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CSIRO 'chlorofume' exhaust fumigator for rabbits

CSIRO 'chlorofume' exhaust fumigator for rabbits

CSIRO Division of Wildlife and Ecology collection
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Pest control equipment
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Millicent, South Australia, Australia
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E. D. Davidson
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1946
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Argent Street (Looking North), Broken Hill

Argent Street (Looking North), Broken Hill

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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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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