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Painting on masonite by Mindjugak,1965 - depicts eight groper fish.

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Dr Alex Van der Leeden collection
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Numbulwar, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mindjugak
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1965
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Aboriginal women and children with digging sticks, at work

Aboriginal women and children with digging sticks, at work

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Top grinding stone [stone implement]

Top grinding stone [stone implement]

E Milne collection
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Upper grinding stones
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Gundabooka, New South Wales, Australia
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Armband

Armband

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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Native Bear

Native Bear

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Safety Beach, Dromana, Vic.

Safety Beach, Dromana, Vic.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Safety Beach, Dromana, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Gorby Goobie

Gorby Goobie

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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Sculptures
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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Manual of instructions for using the St George Supermatic electric stove, 1952

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Dr Edward Duyker collection no. 2
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Instruction booklets
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Peakhurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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St George Ranges Pty Ltd
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1947
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Crescent shaped stone scraper

Crescent shaped stone scraper

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone scrapers
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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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Gonzaga Puantjimi
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Group of men (crew) in uniform hats on the deck of a ship

Group of men (crew) in uniform hats on the deck of a ship

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Bulli Pass, Illawarra

Bulli Pass, Illawarra

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Bulli Pass, Bulli, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Plumber Gasfitter

Plumber Gasfitter

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Hardback notebook with a green cover belonging to Enid Thompson.

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Thompson Family collection
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Six letters to Mrs Chifley

Six letters to Mrs Chifley

Ben Chifley collection no. 3
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Ancestral goannas at the  Gurkawuy River.

Ancestral goannas at the Gurkawuy River.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mithili
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1979
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Bark painting depicting artist's father's Dreaming story by Jack Wunuwun, Gamedi, about 1981

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Gamardi Outstation, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jack Wunuwun
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1985
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Essendene, Katoomba

Essendene, Katoomba

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Katoomba, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Press pass issued by the Federal Territory Police in 1939

Press pass issued by the Federal Territory Police in 1939

Alan Reid collection
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Postcard featuring Melbourne Cup winner - Acrasia

Postcard featuring Melbourne Cup winner - Acrasia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1904
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Postcard featuring crowd at a racetrack

Postcard featuring crowd at a racetrack

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Folder belonging to George Faithfull

Folder belonging to George Faithfull

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Barrister's wig worn by Sir George Houstoun Reid

Barrister's wig worn by Sir George Houstoun Reid

Anne Fairbairn collection no. 2
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Wigs
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London, England
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Ravenscroft
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1890
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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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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Queenie Nangala Singleton
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Film negative - Bert Oliffe (left) and Frank Feast doing the dishes, lunch camp, 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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Trichinium macrocephalum

Trichinium macrocephalum

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1875
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Australian Rock-Grit coast

Australian Rock-Grit coast

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Black and white negative glass lantern slide - Strawbridge Springs, eastern Tomkinson Ranges, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1903
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The Westwood family from Foxton, New Zealand

The Westwood family from Foxton, New Zealand

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Foxton, Manawatu, North Island, New Zealand
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Mulga wood spear or club from Curtin Springs, 1957

Mulga wood spear or club from Curtin Springs, 1957

Barrie and Jennifer Hadlow collection
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Spears
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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 - Out on rest - No 5

Sketches of Tommy's life - Out on rest - No 5

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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The Yarra, West Warburton

The Yarra, West Warburton

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Yarra River, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Charles H. Young
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Man standing beside a horse and cart, with other horse and carts in the background.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Lubra-Kate brand oil can

Lubra-Kate brand oil can

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 17
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Oil cans
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New York, United States of America
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Fiske Bros Refining Co
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Circular metal film canister

Circular metal film canister

Robert and Irene Goard collection
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Film cans
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City Bridge & Adelaide's skyline, SA

City Bridge & Adelaide's skyline, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Bent bark armband from Melville or Bathurst Island

Bent bark armband from Melville or Bathurst Island

Charles Hart collection
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Armbands
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Wyoming, Hunter and Macquarie Streets Sydney N.S.W.

Wyoming, Hunter and Macquarie Streets Sydney N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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1909
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Alexander St Wharf, Lane Cove, NSW

Alexander St Wharf, Lane Cove, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Lane Cove, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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Amalgamated Society of Carpenters and Joiners

Amalgamated Society of Carpenters and Joiners

Andrew Reeves collection no. 5
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Membership certificates
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Manchester, England
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T H Sale & Co
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1890
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Document - 'Particulars of Police Killed and Wounded by Bushrangers 1862 to 1868'

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Bob Marshall collection no. 1
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Dark brown hard hat made of Duperite associated with the Snowy Scheme

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Snowy Scheme - Frank Rodwell collection
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Helmets
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Guthega, Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Frank Rodwell
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1950
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Washing sheep before shearing, 1880

Washing sheep before shearing, 1880

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Panorama looking west, Albury, NSW

Panorama looking west, Albury, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Albury, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Kind Regards From Newtown

Kind Regards From Newtown

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Bronte Beach, N.S.W.

Bronte Beach, N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Bronte Beach, Bronte, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Hyde Park, Sydney, NSW

Hyde Park, Sydney, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Hyde Park, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Glass plate negative - Munjinna Bill, who accompanied the explorer R. F. Maurice on all his expeditions, at Maurice's grave, Yalata station, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Yalata, South Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Convict love token from George Paine, 1830

Convict love token from George Paine, 1830

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Convict love token from Daniel Bates, 1833

Convict love token from Daniel Bates, 1833

Timothy Millett collection
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Surfing, Kirra Beach

Surfing, Kirra Beach

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Kirra Beach, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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A woman standing behind a barrier, with a cave in the background.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Two men standing on a factory floor with what looks to be liquid metal pouring out of a large container behind them

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Plaited leather whip with carved, lacquered timber handle

Plaited leather whip with carved, lacquered timber handle

Scott Rainbow collection
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Whips
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Print - A Passing Remark

Print - A Passing Remark

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Prints
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London, England
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Thomas McLean
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1834
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Exhibition Building, Melbourne

Exhibition Building, Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Exhibition Building, Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Goanna sculpture

Goanna sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Jean Bourke
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Glass plate negative - Expedition buggy on bed of Todd River, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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