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Handwritten letter from Joan Richmond to her mother

Handwritten letter from Joan Richmond to her mother

Joan Richmond collection
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Letters
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Monte Carlo, Monaco
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1932
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Tin for Bells Waterproof matches

Tin for Bells Waterproof matches

Carmelo Mirabelli collection no. 1
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Matchboxes
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The clock tower, Grafton, NSW

The clock tower, Grafton, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Postcard sent by boxer Les Darcy to Thomas Moloney, 1917

Postcard sent by boxer Les Darcy to Thomas Moloney, 1917

Kevin Hannan collection
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United States of America
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James L. Darcy
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1917
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Trial

Trial

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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John H. Clark
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1813
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Glass plate negative - Clara and Monica, Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1923

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Lantern slides
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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1923
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Woven pandanus fibre armband, pigmented in stripes

Woven pandanus fibre armband, pigmented in stripes

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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Bullock team, with two lines of poetry by Francis Dyson

Bullock team, with two lines of poetry by Francis Dyson

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Francis Dyson
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1907
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Glass plate negative - Preparing for an emu hunt, Wogait people, Anson Bay, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905-1911

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Anson Bay, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1905
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Glass spearhead

Glass spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Botanical Gardens

Botanical Gardens

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1911
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International Women's Year -  A Woman's Place is Everywhere

International Women's Year - A Woman's Place is Everywhere

Meredith Hinchliffe collection no. 1
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Commemorative badges
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1975
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The Ingathering. Taken around 1895 at Four Lone Ends Farm, Whitby

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1975
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Bark painting 'Ngalkunburriyaymi, The Female Rainbow Serpent' by Bardayal Nadjamerrek, Gunbalanya, about 1989

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Inada Holdings 06/07/1984 collection
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Bardayal Nadjamerrek
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1984
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Wesleyan Church and Hospital, Ararat, Victoria

Wesleyan Church and Hospital, Ararat, Victoria

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Ararat, Victoria, Australia
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Life. Be in it. February 1987

Life. Be in it. February 1987

Alex and Paddy Stitt collection
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Magazines
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Advertising card featuring Hughie Mehegan

Advertising card featuring Hughie Mehegan

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Baker's Stadium, Rushcutters Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1913
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The Dam, Audley

The Dam, Audley

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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1907
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The Cascade Kangaroobie, Orange, N.S.W

The Cascade Kangaroobie, Orange, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Kangaroobie, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Paper tape reader designed by Kevin Rosolen to be used with the SNOCOM computer

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Kevin Rosolen collection
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Computer components
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University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Kevin Rosolen
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1958
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Man standing in front of a brick church

Man standing in front of a brick church

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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War Relief fundraising certificate issued to May Knowles in 1944

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People's Paraphernalia collection no. 8
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Certificates
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Victorian Department of Education
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1944
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Wandjina with Rainbow Serpent and boomerangs

Wandjina with Rainbow Serpent and boomerangs

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Lily Karadada
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Postcard featuring a photograph of a street scene with a large crowd of men, women and children

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Broken Hill Pickets 1909, Police Station

Broken Hill Pickets 1909, Police Station

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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NSW Police
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1909
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Painting depicts four water goannas, the sons of

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J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mawalan Marika
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1966
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The Blow Hole, Eaglehawk Neck

The Blow Hole, Eaglehawk Neck

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Eaglehawk Neck, Tasman Peninsula, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1916
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The lovely Blue Lake, Mt Gambier, SA

The lovely Blue Lake, Mt Gambier, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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St Andrew's Cathedral, Sydney, NSW

St Andrew's Cathedral, Sydney, NSW

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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Convict love token from Scott

Convict love token from Scott

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Victoria Street Looking South, Taree, NSW

Victoria Street Looking South, Taree, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Taree, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1940
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Painting of a sailing ship

Painting of a sailing ship

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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United Hospital Auxiliaries of N.S.W.

United Hospital Auxiliaries of N.S.W.

Ben Chifley collection no. 3
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Receipts
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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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Shepparton, Goulburn Valley, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Holy Trinity Church, Granville.  Destroyed by Fire 16/5/08

Holy Trinity Church, Granville. Destroyed by Fire 16/5/08

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Granville, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Handwritten note of sections of the bible

Handwritten note of sections of the bible

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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'Nyaru' by Charlie Wallabi, 2007

'Nyaru' by Charlie Wallabi, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Charlie Wallabi
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2007
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The Cumberland and Marine Parade, Lorne, Vic

The Cumberland and Marine Parade, 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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Rally car competitor's number plate 223 RALLYE MONTE-CARLO

Rally car competitor's number plate 223 RALLYE MONTE-CARLO

Joan Richmond collection
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Vehicle accessories
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Monte Carlo, Monaco
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1932
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Painting depicts a Dukurrurru stone story

Painting depicts a Dukurrurru stone story

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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1967
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Government House, Melbourne, Australia

Government House, Melbourne, Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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Christmas greetings.  The Bridge, Mosman's Bay, Sydney

Christmas greetings. The Bridge, Mosman's Bay, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mosman Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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'Jitirr' by Jukuja Dolly Snell, 2007

'Jitirr' by Jukuja Dolly Snell, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia, Australia
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Jukuja D. Snell
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2007
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Postcard depicting Bland Holt

Postcard depicting Bland Holt

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Convict love token from I. Mann, 1844

Convict love token from I. Mann, 1844

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Champion Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1887

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1887
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Greetings from Brisbane

Greetings from Brisbane

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Chalet, Mt Hotham, Vic

The Chalet, Mt Hotham, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Hotham, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Large building in Sydney (Sydney Hospital)

Large building in Sydney (Sydney Hospital)

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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Charlie Macgregor, Senior. Windorah. Early January, 1953

Charlie Macgregor, Senior. Windorah. Early January, 1953

Noelle Sandwith collection no. 1
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Drawings
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Windorah, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Noelle O. Sandwith
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1953
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Wire clothes peg

Wire clothes peg

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes pegs
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Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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Bothwell Museum
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Scout's Handyman badge certificate

Scout's Handyman 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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1945
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Letter addressed to Will Glover from cousin Cissy Grahame, inviting Will and his wife to visit

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Enid Treadgold collection
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Letters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Cissy Grahame
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1919
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Sepia photograph of two men & two dogs, with dead birds hung on a wire

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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New Norfolk

New Norfolk

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bob Brown's life jacket, 1976-1981

Bob Brown's life jacket, 1976-1981

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Life jackets
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Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia
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Senator Bob Brown
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Helping Hand

Helping Hand

Bali Bombings 2002 Memorial - Parliament of Victoria collection
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Community posters
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Kuta, Bali, Indonesia
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2002
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Convict love token from March Barber, 1832

Convict love token from March Barber, 1832

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Sketches of Tommy's life - At the Base - No 1

Sketches of Tommy's life - At the Base - No 1

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Paris, France
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