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Dirt road leading into a town and valley beyond

Dirt road leading into a town and valley beyond

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Water lilies on a lake, with a house in the background

Water lilies on a lake, with a house in the background

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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The King's School, Parramatta, NSW

The King's School, Parramatta, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Australian Plants - title page

Australian Plants - title page

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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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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Farm land with houses in background

Farm land with houses in background

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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A Native Group

A Native Group

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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India
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Mortimer Menpes
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Ray and Dallas Maple Family collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Ray Maple
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1968
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Operating Theatre, Lewisham Hospital

Operating Theatre, Lewisham Hospital

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Maldon Hospital, Victoria

Maldon Hospital, Victoria

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Letter written by A.H. Glissan at Rocklands on March 30th 1899 accompanying the Oscar sketchbook

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MacKenzie collection no. 2
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Letters
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1899
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Yelarbon Freezing Works, Queensland, about 1956

Yelarbon Freezing Works, Queensland, about 1956

Bert Wright collection
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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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1982
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View over a town with shops in the foreground

View over a town with shops in the foreground

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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Horses and Cowboy 1997

Horses and Cowboy 1997

Liesl Rockchild collection
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Bush toys
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Titjikala, Northern Territory, Australia
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David Wallace
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1997
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The Beach and Pier, Coogee, NSW

The Beach and Pier, Coogee, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Coogee Beach, Coogee, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Poem

Poem

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Manuscripts
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Ready for the Saw, Warburton

Ready for the Saw, Warburton

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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1909
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Scout's Athlete badge certificate

Scout's Athlete badge certificate

Barry Williams collection
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Certificates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Barry Williams
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1944
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Boomerang

Boomerang

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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North-west NSW, Australia
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1800
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Snake sculpture

Snake sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Mutitjulu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Pulya Taylor
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1982
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Portraits of the aboriginal inhabitants

Portraits of the aboriginal inhabitants

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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George French Angas
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1847
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The Railway Accident at Sunshine. April 20. 1908. over 40 lives lost

The Railway Accident at Sunshine. April 20. 1908. over 40 li...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sunshine, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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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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Illustration of flowers and a Christmas verse,

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Bark painting depicting Macassans boiling down trepang by Mathaman Marika, Yirrkala, 1964

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J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mathaman Marika
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1964
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Turtle shell

Turtle shell

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 2
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Animal parts
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Lilian Hazel Faithfull on her wedding day to Henry Yorke Graham Henderson on 11 July 1922

Lilian Hazel Faithfull on her wedding day to Henry Yorke Gra...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Belvedere House, Golf Links, Blackheath, NSW

Belvedere House, Golf Links, Blackheath, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Blackheath, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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1928
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Cream, gold and blue dance program titled 'Agricultural Society's, Wednesday 12th Oct 1870, Ball'

Cream, gold and blue dance program titled 'Agricultural Soci...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1870
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Invitation to the Returning Officer for Williamstown, Mr F.H. Bolton & Lady, in the Exhibition Building, Melbourne, Thursday 9th May 1901, to witness the Opening of the Parliament of the Commonwealth

Invitation to the Returning Officer for Williamstown, Mr F.H...

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 8
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Invitations
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Government of Victoria
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1901
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Souvenir flag of the Royal visit to Australia, 1954

Souvenir flag of the Royal visit to Australia, 1954

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Flags
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Convict love token from 1829

Convict love token from 1829

Timothy Millett collection
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Don't forget - it must be Cobra Polish

Don't forget - it must be Cobra Polish

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Blyth and Platt (Australia) Ltd
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Going Home by Eunice Yunurupa Porter

Going Home by Eunice Yunurupa Porter

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Paintings
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Eunice Y. Porter
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2011
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Sepia toned photograph of men in suits and hats parading down a street

Sepia toned photograph of men in suits and hats parading dow...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Canoe shaped ceramic vase

Canoe shaped ceramic vase

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Vases
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'Tapu' by Wakartu Cory Surprise, 2007

'Tapu' by Wakartu Cory Surprise, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia, Australia
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Wakartu C. Surprise
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2007
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Igor Zorich collection
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Spearheads
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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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Dobbie Son & Hutton Marine Chronometer No 5475, with accessories in a wooden case, used in HMAS Australia

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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Dobbie Son & Hutton
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1942
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Film negative - Local men lining one side of a safe place to cross a river, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

Film negative - Local men lining one side of a safe place to...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1928
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Painting 12, Giant Devil-Dingo Series - The people cutting up Gaiya.

Painting 12, Giant Devil-Dingo Series - The people cutting u...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Oil paintings
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1973
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Glass plate negative - The tree at Fort Wills, Cooper Creek, South Australia, under which a relief party buried a cache containing provisions for members of the ill-fated Burke and Wills expedition in 1861, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

Glass plate negative - The tree at Fort Wills, Cooper Creek,...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Cooper Creek, South Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1919
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Autograph book containing the autographs of Australian, English, Scottish & South African cricketers that Mayne played against during the 1921 tour to England and South Africa

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Nanette Ward collection
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Autograph books
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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1921
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Card of appreciation

Card of appreciation

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Mrs Margot Child
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Edgar Richard Mayne's Australian cricket team cap

Edgar Richard Mayne's Australian cricket team cap

Nanette Ward collection
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Caps
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London, England
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Geo Lewin and Co.
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Scintrex DHP-4 electromagnetic drill hole probe

Scintrex DHP-4 electromagnetic drill hole probe

Australian Survey Office collection no. 1
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Geophysical survey equipment
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Ceramic demijohn with cork

Ceramic demijohn with cork

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Demijohns
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Mr William Derham
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1888
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Photograph of Cronulla South Public School, class 2A, 1963

Photograph of Cronulla South Public School, class 2A, 1963

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Photographs
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Cronulla, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1963
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Photograph of Minnie Valentine, Jim Valentine and Minnie's relations

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Turner and Valentine Families collection
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View in Maitland St Area After the Fire, Jan 21, 1912

View in Maitland St Area After the Fire, Jan 21, 1912

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Narrabri, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1912
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Spear

Spear

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Spears
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Jamieson Range, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Jackson Mclean
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Elbow Street West Kempsey [and] River and Bridge Kempsey

Elbow Street West Kempsey [and] River and Bridge Kempsey

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Kempsey, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Special Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, Wagga Wagga, 1890

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1890
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Green cardboard menu cover with paper menu insert

Green cardboard menu cover with paper menu insert

Busy Bee Cafe collection
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Menus
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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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1939
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Glass plate negative - Children in front of dwellings, The Bungalow, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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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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1920
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'An Historic Retrospect on the occasion of the 150th Anniversary Celebrations of the Founding of Australia' - colour publication printed for the 150th Anniversary Celebrations of Australia, 1938.

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Noble Numismatics collection
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Booklets
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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S T Leigh & Co Pty Ltd
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1938
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Envelope addressed to Petronella Wensing

Envelope addressed to Petronella Wensing

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Envelopes
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Haarlem, Holland
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Mrs Petronella Wensing
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1962
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Osmond Creek (Dadah aw Ning), Texas Downs

Osmond Creek (Dadah aw Ning), Texas Downs

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Queenie M. Nakarra
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1996
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