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'Mortuary Ceremony', by Narritjin Maymuru, 1978

'Mortuary Ceremony', by Narritjin Maymuru, 1978

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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Narritjin Maymuru
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1978
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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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David Jones

David Jones

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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David Jones Ltd
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1920
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Circular metal tray with CPRR stamped into the rim

Circular metal tray with CPRR stamped into the rim

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Trays
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Stokes & Sons
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A Happy New Year - a girl holding flowers

A Happy New Year - a girl holding flowers

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Letter and envelope from Joan Richmond - Sydney

Letter and envelope from Joan Richmond - Sydney

Joan Richmond collection
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Letters
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Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1931
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Lifebuoy from MV Tampa

Lifebuoy from MV Tampa

Wallenius Wilhelmsen MV Tampa collection
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Lifebuoys
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Christmas Island, Australia
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Wilhelmsen Lines Shipowning.
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2001
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Standard Peck gun-metal grain measure

Standard Peck gun-metal grain measure

Geoff Gray collection
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Measures
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London, England
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NSW Government
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1832
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The Blue Mts NSW Orphan Rock Katoomba

The Blue Mts NSW Orphan Rock Katoomba

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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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Gurwood Street, Wagga

Gurwood Street, Wagga

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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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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Francis 'Frank' M. Forde
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1943
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Thru the Pines, Manly, NSW

Thru the Pines, 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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Postcard featuring Flemington Racecourse

Postcard featuring Flemington Racecourse

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Flemington, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Letter from Maurice Horn, discussing illustrations for the book he is editing titled

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Vane Lindesay collection no. 1
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Letters
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New York, United States of America
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Maurice Horn
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1977
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Cream-coloured dance program titled 'AYTON, Wednesday, 26th Oct 1870'

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dance programs
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1870
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Fibre basket by Yikartu Bumba, 2008

Fibre basket by Yikartu Bumba, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Yikartu Bumba
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2008
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Icepick used on 1911-1913 Australian Antarctic Expedition

Icepick used on 1911-1913 Australian Antarctic Expedition

George and Robert Dovers collection
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Icepicks
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Antarctica
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George H. Dovers
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1911
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St Andrew's Cathedral, Town hall and George Street

St Andrew's Cathedral, Town hall and George Street

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney Town Hall, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bark painting titled Goanna and snakes searching for food in grass by Djikululu, Milingimbi, Northern Territory

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Y Pettinato collection
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Djikululu
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Side view of a ram 'Coronation'

Side view of a ram 'Coronation'

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Miss Helen Bowie
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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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S.S. Aramac 2114 Tons 14 Knots

S.S. Aramac 2114 Tons 14 Knots

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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"SECOND PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1907, A., P., AND H SOCIETY"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1907
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Bronte Beach, Sydney

Bronte Beach, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bronte Beach, Bronte, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1914
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Electric radiator

Electric radiator

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Electric radiators
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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QSL card for VK4GU, Australia

QSL card for VK4GU, Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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First prize card awarded at the Yass Spring Show, 1906

First prize card awarded at the Yass Spring Show, 1906

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1906
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Courtroom sketch of the Chamberlain trial by Veronica O'Leary, 1982.

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Veronica O'Leary collection no. 1
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Courtroom drawings
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ms Veronica O'Leary
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1982
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Convict love token from David Ogilby, 1789

Convict love token from David Ogilby, 1789

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Portrait photograph of Charles Waterstreet

Portrait photograph of Charles Waterstreet

Jon Lewis collection
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Portrait photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Jon Lewis
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1986
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Observatory, 'Rocks', Sydney

Observatory, 'Rocks', Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney Observatory, The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Five girls on horseback including Bobbie and Valerie Faithfull.

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Sandy Macdonald, give me your hand!

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Scotland
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Red evening ensemble

Red evening ensemble

Ronald L Gale Masonic collection no. 2
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Evening ensembles
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Cataract Gorge, Tas.

Cataract Gorge, Tas.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Cataract Gorge, Launceston, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Laura H. Davey
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Colour poster with the caption Irrigating currant vines,  Australia

Colour poster with the caption Irrigating currant vines, Au...

National Symbols Poster collection no. 2
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Hot-air steriliser

Hot-air steriliser

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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Health and medical equipment
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Edinburgh, Scotland
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Baird and Tatlock
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1880
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Lantern slide - Pitjantjatjara men wearing wooden hair ornaments known as 'elenba', central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920-1924

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Lantern slides
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Northern Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Card printed with a 1737 prophecy entitled OLD AND NEW

Card printed with a 1737 prophecy entitled OLD AND NEW

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Cards
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1737
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Les marins de l'Astrolabe partagent leur peche avec les naturels.

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The Christensen Fund collection no. 2
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Prints
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Jervis Bay, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Louis A. de Sainson
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1833
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Deaf & Dumb & Blind Institute, Sydney

Deaf & Dumb & Blind Institute, 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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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

E Milne collection
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Spearheads
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A Greeting From Melbourne

A Greeting From Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Untitled painting by Ada Bird Petyarre

Untitled painting by Ada Bird 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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Ada B. Petyarre
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1990
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St George Budapest Soccer Club team 1988

St George Budapest Soccer Club team 1988

St George Budapest Soccer Club collection
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Photographs
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Armchair made by the Zilm family of Booleroo, SA, 1895

Armchair made by the Zilm family of Booleroo, SA, 1895

Zilm family furniture collection
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Chairs
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1895
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Houses overlooking a beach

Houses overlooking a beach

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Tea arriving at foot of Aerial Ropeway, Ceylon - Lipton series

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Ceylon
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Alcantara 22,181 Tons

Alcantara 22,181 Tons

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Great Britain
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R. Hardy Society Athlete

R. Hardy Society Athlete

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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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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Marie S. Tipuamantumirri
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Work on paper depicting a bird, Oenpelli, 1948

Work on paper depicting a bird, Oenpelli, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Unknown
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1948
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Guthega Power Station

Guthega Power Station

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Guthega, Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Beanie

Beanie

Milo Dunphy collection no. 2
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Beanies
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Vegemite Bar ANZAC t-shirt

Vegemite Bar ANZAC t-shirt

Brad West collection
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T-shirts
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Turkey
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Mr Brad West
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1998
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Greetings to my soldier boy

Greetings to my soldier boy

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Australian Army
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Wooden paddle - Yirrkala, 1948

Wooden paddle - Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Paddles
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Goulburn Hospital Plain and Fancy Dress Ball 1894

Goulburn Hospital Plain and Fancy Dress Ball 1894

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Tickets
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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1894
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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, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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