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Living out bush in holidays

Living out bush in holidays

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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Linda Pupangamirri
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Woolwich Point, Lane Cove River

Woolwich Point, Lane Cove River

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lane Cove River, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Glass plate negative - Crown Point, very near the Finke River, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1923

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Crown Point, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1923
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Message stick

Message stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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Message sticks
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Not provided
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1926
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Epping school, Class 5 in 1921

Epping school, Class 5 in 1921

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1921
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Page two of an account from Goldsborough Mort & Co. Ltd to A Lucian Faithfull, 15 January 1902

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Business accounts
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Black and white photograph of US swimmer Gertrude Ederle, New York, 1922

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National Sports Information Centre collection
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New York, United States of America
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Miss Gertrude Ederle
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1922
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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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Notes
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Unknown
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1990
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Note to Nancy Clements

Note to Nancy Clements

Nance Pownall collection
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Notes
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England, United Kingdom
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Aberdeen and Commonwealth Line
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New South Wales Postal Service red painted metal pillar box with an arched top

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Triggs, Marr & Taylor, Sydney
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1875
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Handwritten letter of congratulations from Dr Irene Crespin to Edna Thompson on her receipt of a British Empire Medal

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Thompson Family collection
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Letters
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Ainslie, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Dr Irene Crespin
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1977
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Mount View

Mount View

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Katoomba, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Martin Place, Sydney

Martin Place, 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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Black and white photograph of US swimmer John Weissmuller, 1921

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National Sports Information Centre collection
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New York, United States of America
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Johnny Weissmuller
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1921
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Armband

Armband

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Armbands
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Handwritten document titled 'My  Boy's Birthday'

Handwritten document titled 'My Boy's Birthday'

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Documents
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Film negative - Bert Oliffe and pack-camel, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1926
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Three mythological events at Tjiterulpa site

Three mythological events at Tjiterulpa site

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Charlie T. Tjungurrayi
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1977
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Fibre basket by Renette Biljabu, 2008

Fibre basket by Renette Biljabu, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Renette Biljabu
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2008
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Watson's Bay, Sydney, NSW

Watson's Bay, Sydney, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Watsons Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Photographic postcard - Bowral.

Photographic postcard - Bowral.

Enid Treadgold collection
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Photographs
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"The Perfection" hand powered grain grader or winnower

Ron Bell collection
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Agricultural equipment
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Spearheads
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School report

School report

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Reports
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Old Man's Dreaming, made and painted by Mick Wallankarri Tjakamarra, 1975

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Goodmans collection
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Boomerangs
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mick Wallankarri Tjakamarra
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1970
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Menu for a Luncheon on the 27th September 1945 at Parliament House, Canberra

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Betty Hall collection
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Menus
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1945
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Lantern slide - Chambers Pillar, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Lantern slides
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Chambers Pillar, Central Desert, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Ship's wheel from the fishing vessel Hong Hai

Ship's wheel from the fishing vessel Hong Hai

Tran Thi Nga collection
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Watercraft components
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Sketches of Tommy's life - At the Base - No 9

Sketches of Tommy's life - At the Base - No 9

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Paris, France
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Public School and Residence, Laggan

Public School and Residence, Laggan

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

Dancing

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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Dominic L. Timaepatua
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Glass plate negative - Luritja men demonstrating use of weapons, central 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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Coolamon

Coolamon

Central Australian souvenirs collection
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Containers
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'Footprints on the Rabbit Proof Fence' by Judith Samson (Anya)

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Judith Samson collection
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Acrylic paintings
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Aboriginal breastplate for Timothy, Chief of Merricumbene

Aboriginal breastplate for Timothy, Chief of Merricumbene

E Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Merricumbene, New South Wales, Australia
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Timothy
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1835
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Handwritten note

Handwritten note

Ruby Lee collection
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Notes
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Peggy Howard
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Sir Ernest Cable's property, Devon 1915,

Sir Ernest Cable's property, Devon 1915,

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Sydney from the North Shore

Sydney from the North Shore

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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Postcard of a tram at Coogee Beach

Postcard of a tram at Coogee Beach

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Coogee Beach, Coogee, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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QSL card for VK3OC

QSL card for VK3OC

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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1935
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Emu egg carved with images of a possum and two kangaroos by Bill Reid

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Bill Reid - John Cawte collection
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Engraved emu eggs
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Bill Reid
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Two Emus Hut painting

Two Emus Hut painting

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Man O' War steps, Sydney

Man O' War steps, 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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Hardback accounts ledger for 1866, with green fabric cover, brown leather spine and corners

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Robin Moorhouse collection
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Account books
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Penfolds Wine Pty Ltd
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1866
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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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Postcard titled 'The Girls I left behind me' by May Gibbs

Postcard titled 'The Girls I left behind me' by May Gibbs

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Cecilia M. Gibbs
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Zuiderzee Club. Red Cross Fete, 1922

Zuiderzee Club. 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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Convict love token from Wm Hy. Stanford, April 28, 1820

Convict love token from Wm Hy. Stanford, April 28, 1820

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Postcard featuring St. Georges Terrace, Perth

Postcard featuring St. Georges Terrace, Perth

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Capparis lucida

Capparis lucida

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Mosman Bay, NSW

Mosman Bay, NSW

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

Two fish

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Anchor Barbbur Wurrkidj
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1974
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Education Department, Sydney

Education Department, 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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For the larder

For the larder

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr James A. Turner
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Boomerang

Boomerang

John Magers collection
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Boomerangs
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Cloncurry, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1975
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Loose double page from book titled Exercises for Ladies to Improve and Perfect Beauty

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelope with an illustration of a merino ram on it

Envelope with an illustration of a merino ram on it

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Envelopes
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Convict love token engraved with the initials G.E.R., 1828

Convict love token engraved with the initials G.E.R., 1828

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Slipcast terracotta mug with mukata (beanie) design, made by Peter Ward using Ernabella artists designs, for Alice Springs Beanie Festival, 2004

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Mugs
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Peter Ward
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2004
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Scythe

Scythe

David Crane and Alice Sutton collection no. 2
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Scythes
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Cootamundra, New South Wales, Australia
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