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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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Osmond Kantilla
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Hafted stone hatchet

Hafted stone hatchet

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 2
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Hatchets
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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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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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Radio 2GB, Sydney
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1935
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Photographic postcard labeled Aboriginals 156.

Photographic postcard labeled Aboriginals 156.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Man standing amongst wood piles.  Hearty Chrismas wishes

Man standing amongst wood piles. Hearty Chrismas wishes

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Handwritten note that was pinned inside a pocket of a fur coat

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Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Unknown
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1990
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The turtle and his friends

The turtle and his friends

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Michaela Tipungwuti
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Profile shot of an aboriginal man displaying tribal scarring across his body

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Patricia Heath collection
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Photographic postcards
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Manly Ferry Steamer, Sydney Harbour

Manly Ferry Steamer, Sydney Harbour

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1905
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Convict love token from T. Rea, 1829

Convict love token from T. Rea, 1829

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Bark painting - Dugong Hunt

Bark painting - Dugong Hunt

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1948
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Harvest moon

Harvest moon

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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J Hutchings
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Aboriginal breastplate for Coomee, Last of Her Tribe, Murramarang

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E Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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New South Wales, Australia
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Coomee
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1909
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Mug depicting Governor Davey's Proclamation to the Aborigines of Tasmania 1816

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Violet Mace collection
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Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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Violet Mace
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1934
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Frank Proust with tachometer plate

Frank Proust with tachometer plate

Frank Proust collection
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Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Alan Kemp
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Rose Bay, Sydney, NSW

Rose Bay, Sydney, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Rose Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Letter to The Manager, Parliament House Dining Room, Canberra, ACT, from H Grattan Guinness, Managing Editor, 20th Century Fox Movietone News

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Betty Hall collection
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Business 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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Commemorative mug for the Federation of Australia in 1901

Commemorative mug for the Federation of Australia in 1901

David Westcott collection no. 3
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Commemorative mugs
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England, United Kingdom
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Doulton and Company
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1900
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Shepparton from the air, capital of the Goulburn Valley

Shepparton from the air, capital of the Goulburn Valley

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Shepparton, Goulburn Valley, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1885

Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1885

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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1885
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Brick from Fordwich House

Brick from Fordwich House

Daryl Blaxland collection No 2
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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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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Letter

Letter

Betty Hall collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1945
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QSL card for VK3RX

QSL card for VK3RX

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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Looking North from Maroubra Beach, NSW

Looking North from Maroubra Beach, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Maroubra Beach, Maroubra, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Cylindrical fibre basket

Cylindrical fibre basket

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Baskets
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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Pavilion, Richmond Park

Pavilion, Richmond Park

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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To meet the visiting Journalists from the United Kingdom...

To meet the visiting Journalists from the United Kingdom...

Betty Hall collection
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Invitations
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1943
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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Diary of a boat trip from Melbourne to Japan via Sydney, Brisbane, Townsville, Magnetic Island, Cairns, Thursday Island, Hong Kong, Canton and Shanghai in 1935

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Lorelle Moore collection
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Diaries
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Victoria, Australia
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Lorelle Moore
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1935
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Lock Hing China Ware Store, 33 Queen's Road

Lock Hing China Ware Store, 33 Queen's Road

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Invoices
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Convict love token from Charles Bodycoat, 1840

Convict love token from Charles Bodycoat, 1840

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Macquarie Street, Dubbo, N.S.W., 1906

Macquarie Street, Dubbo, N.S.W., 1906

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Dubbo, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Manuscript titled 'From Sleeping Beauty's stage'

Manuscript titled 'From Sleeping Beauty's stage'

Everitt and George Family collection
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King bird of paradise

King bird of paradise

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Art Series
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Thirroul Baths

Thirroul Baths

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Thirroul, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bondi Baths, Sydney

Bondi Baths, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bondi Beach, Bondi, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Certificate written in Polish permitting A Jedrzejowski to drive an Army car

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Andrzej Jedrzejowski collection
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Drivers licences
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The Ngarra Ceremony of the Yirridja Wulageh  People, Bark: Diver Bird Ceremony.  Inv:

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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Cape Stewart, North Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Baku Ray
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Pleasant trip much love from mummy and Georgie

Pleasant trip much love from mummy and Georgie

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Telegrams
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Untitled painting by Billy Petyarre

Untitled painting by Billy Petyarre

Helen Eager and Christopher Hodges collection no. 2
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Acrylic paintings
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Utopia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Billy Petyarre
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1990
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Undiscovered #8, 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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Trout Stream, Oaklands, Mittagong, 1907

Trout Stream, Oaklands, Mittagong, 1907

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mittagong, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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'Wantili to Wuranu' by Lily Long and Sarah Brooks, 2007

'Wantili to Wuranu' by Lily Long and Sarah Brooks, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Lily Long
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2007
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Postcard featuring a colour vignette of the S.S. Curl Curl in a harbour

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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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K A Aumuller and I A L Uhr, 1923

K A Aumuller and I A L Uhr, 1923

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1923
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Armband

Armband

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Dean Golja
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1948
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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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Glass plate negative - Men and horses pulling the expedition car up a sandy stream bank, Victoria River district, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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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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1922
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No.5 Kangaroo Hunting, Australia, compliments of Singer Sewing Machines

No.5 Kangaroo Hunting, Australia, compliments of Singer Sewi...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Australia
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Singer Manufacturing Co
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Certificate awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1889, Special Prize

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Certificates
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1889
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Painted Wandjina board by Lily Karadada

Painted Wandjina board by Lily Karadada

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Mrs Lily Karadeda
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Page one of Jim Maple Brown's speech at his wedding

Page one of Jim Maple Brown's speech at his wedding

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Champion Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, Wagga Wagga, 1887

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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1887
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Bark painting by Dawidi Djulwadak

Bark painting by Dawidi Djulwadak

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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Dawidi
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Glass plate negative - Hermannsburg mission station, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Bark painting depicts four creatures, possibly frogs

Bark painting depicts four creatures, possibly frogs

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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Coloured photographic postcard 'Big Tree Camp...'

Coloured photographic postcard 'Big Tree Camp...'

Rabbits in Australia collection no. 3
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Redfern Congregational church

Redfern Congregational church

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Redfern, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Pastel drawing by Kathryn Norris, 1996

Pastel drawing by Kathryn Norris, 1996

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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