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Matching cased pair of French .50 calibre duelling pistols with accessories, used by Sir Thomas Mitchell in Sydney in 1851

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Royal Australian Historical Society collection no. 2
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Acier
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1851
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'Mala and the bad uncles at Tjikarri (II)', painted by Johnny Warangula Tjupurrula, 1976

'Mala and the bad uncles at Tjikarri (II)', painted by Johnn...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Johnny W. Tjupurrula
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1976
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Painting no. 3, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - Goorialla making Naradunga and Gormungan

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Dick Roughsey Rainbow Serpent collection
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Acrylic paintings
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Chatswood railway station

Chatswood railway station

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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New South Wales, Australia
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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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Ita Munkara
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George St, Sydney at Railway Sta.

George St, Sydney at Railway Sta.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Central Railway Station, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Resin-hafted stone adze with wooden handle

Resin-hafted stone adze with wooden handle

Daisy Bates and Herbert Browne collection
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Adzes
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Ooldea, South Australia, Australia
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Daisy M. Bates CBE
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Three-panel mural of postage stamps, which depicts the flag-raising ceremony at Sydney Cove in 1788, Bicentenary of Australia, 1788-1988

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Garnet Watkins collection
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Murals
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Bentley, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Alban Watkins
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1981
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting Phar Lap

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Coles-Myer collection
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Commemorative medals
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Victoria, Australia
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Coles-Myer Ltd
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1930
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The Observatory, Sydney

The Observatory, 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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Bondi, NSW

Bondi, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Bondi, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Pitt St, Sydney

Pitt St, 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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Factory made rubber clothes peg.

Factory made rubber 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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Armband - Milingimbi, N.T.

Armband - Milingimbi, N.T.

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Handstitched leather shoe with iron nails in sole and heel [punishment shoe]

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Convict Era Shirt collection
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Shoes
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Granton, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Bowling green, Mt Gambier, SA

Bowling green, 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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Undiscovered #2, 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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2010
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Bogan Pick [stone implement]

Bogan Pick [stone implement]

Gabriella Roy collection
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Stone artefacts
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Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, Australia
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Springfield before 1880s

Springfield before 1880s

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Second prize awarded for 'Round Rose Tablecloth' at Euroa Agricultural & Pastoral Society 78th Annual Show

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Euroa, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1963
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Dyceum swallows

Dyceum swallows

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Neville W. Cayley Snr
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Bark roofing slab 1

Bark roofing slab 1

David Crane and Alice Sutton collection no. 2
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Roofing materials
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Cootamundra, New South Wales, Australia
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Cylindrical basket

Cylindrical basket

Enid Bowden collection
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Baskets
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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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The Methodist Church & hall, Mt Gambier, SA

The Methodist Church & hall, 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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Her Majesty's Queensland Native Police by Bevan Hayward [Pooaraar]

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Bevan Hayward collection no. 1
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Drawings
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Mr Bevan Hayward
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1992
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Australia - A Native Corroobree [Corroboree]

Australia - A Native Corroobree [Corroboree]

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Hand-operated washing machine

Hand-operated washing machine

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Washing machines
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Drawing captioned 'Azaria Chamberlain Court Case, Darwin, Sept 82, Jo Darbyshire'

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Kerry Sharp collection
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Drawings
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ms Jo Darbyshire
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1982
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Gibson wedding at Old House at Tirrannna

Gibson wedding at Old House at Tirrannna

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Certificate awarded to Mrs V.M. Wilson for second prize at the Trundle 49th Annual Show, 1959  for a cross stitch delphinium tray cloth

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Condobolin, New South Wales, Australia
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The Laehlander
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1959
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Advertising card featuring Jules Dubourg

Advertising card featuring Jules Dubourg

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising cards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1914
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Folding postcard with photographs of Rosebud, Victoria

Folding postcard with photographs of Rosebud, Victoria

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Armadale, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Postcard featuring Cathedral Square, Christchurch

Postcard featuring Cathedral Square, Christchurch

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Balmoral Beach, Sydney Harbour, NSW

Balmoral Beach, Sydney Harbour, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Balmoral Beach, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1912
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There was a young lady of Gloster ...

There was a young lady of Gloster ...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Miss A Halstead
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1907
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Mounted specimen - Platypus - Whole specimen mounted

Mounted specimen - Platypus - Whole specimen mounted

Burrell collection
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Zoological specimens
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Henry J. Burrell
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Photographic glass plate positive depicting group of white men, an Aboriginal woman and Aboriginal child in front of tent

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Richard Daintree collection
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Glass plate positives
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Queensland, Australia
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Richard Daintree
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1860
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Mesh bag formed from two-ply looped fibre-string

Mesh bag formed from two-ply looped fibre-string

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bags
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1948
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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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Not provided
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The Weir, Camden

The Weir, Camden

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Variometer

Variometer

Bureau of Mineral Resources collection no. 1
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Appeal to the Citizens of New South Wales to raise money for the Sydney Harbour Bridge Celebrations March 1932

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Enid Treadgold collection
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Leaflets
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Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Aus...
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Mrs Elna Glover
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1931
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Lett's Eighteen Penny Diary and Almanack for 1861

Lett's Eighteen Penny Diary and Almanack for 1861

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Diaries
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1860
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Convict love token from Elijah Swainson, 5th July, 1817

Convict love token from Elijah Swainson, 5th July, 1817

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Tiered dilly bag in glass by Jenni Kemarre Martinello

Tiered dilly bag in glass by Jenni Kemarre Martinello

Jenni Kemarre Martiniello collection
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Sculptures
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Kingston, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Ms Jenni K. Martinello
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2013
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Walking out with Angelina

Walking out with Angelina

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Redmond Nolan
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1906
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Postcard featuring a black and white photograph of a group of penguins

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Three nurses standing, one patient sitting in a wheelchair and two patients sitting on beds

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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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Spear

Spear

Ray and Dallas Maple Family collection no. 2
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Spears
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South Australia, Australia
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Howard Maple
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1930
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The Argonauts Club

The Argonauts Club

Australian Broadcasting Corporation collection no. 1
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Membership certificates
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Cream-coloured dance program titled

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dance programs
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Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1870
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Hereward

Hereward

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Maroubra, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1898
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In Cumberland Street, Sydney

In Cumberland Street, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Katherine L. Farran
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Ostrich Chick Hatching

Ostrich Chick Hatching

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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View from Balcony, Avoca House

View from Balcony, Avoca House

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Two men wearing suits, with a large display of vegetables on wooden shelves, Goulburn Show, Grifffiths + Blake gardeners 1919

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Linen dress with Australian wildflower embroidery

Linen dress with Australian wildflower embroidery

Jan Taylor collection
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Dresses
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Black top hat

Black top hat

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Top hats
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Untitled, sepia toned photograph with tree on the left, a sailing boat in the centre and a lighthouse.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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