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Wooden case used to store photographic plates photographed by Richard Daintree in Queensland in the 1860s

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Richard Daintree collection
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Plate carrying boxes
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Richard Daintree
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Sir Ernest Cable's property, Devo

Sir Ernest Cable's property, Devo

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Emu egg carved with image of a man's face by Bill Reid, 1987

Emu egg carved with image of a man's face by Bill Reid, 1987

Bill Reid - John Cawte collection
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Engraved emu eggs
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Bill Reid
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1987
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Share passbook from Canberra Co-operative Society, belonging to Elsie Caroline Annand

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J B Young Ltd collection
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Financial records
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Painting by Gordon Syron - Miners Cottage, 1982

Painting by Gordon Syron - Miners Cottage, 1982

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Paintings
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Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
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Gordon Syron
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1982
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Austral Railway Models toy train 'free lance' passenger car

Austral Railway Models toy train 'free lance' passenger car

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy railway carriages
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The Gap, Watson's Bay, Sydney NSW

The Gap, Watson's Bay, Sydney NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Gap, Watsons Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Starfish Kadikata

The Starfish Kadikata

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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Glass kangaroo figure filled with coloured sand

Glass kangaroo figure filled with coloured sand

Terence Lane collection
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Sculptures
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Message stick

Message stick

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Message sticks
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not known
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1960
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Dreamtime journey of the spinifex wallaby (Mala)

Dreamtime journey of the spinifex wallaby (Mala)

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Tommy S. Tjakamarra
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1976
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Woman sitting in a chair

Woman sitting in a chair

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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Peter
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Looking to the rocks from the beach, Dromana, Vic

Looking to the rocks from the beach, Dromana, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Dromana, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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Rifle club pendant

Rifle club pendant

Frank and John Burdett collection
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Pendants
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Cream cotton unlined baby cap with broderie anglaise and drawn thread work

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Baby caps
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1860
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QSL card for VK4K4, From the Heart of the Queensland Sugar Belt

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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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House of Representatives' chamber, Federal Parliament House, Canberra

House of Representatives' chamber, Federal Parliament House,...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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HMS Powerful

HMS Powerful

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Harding & Billings
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Lilian Faithfull and William Anderson on their wedding day.

Lilian Faithfull and William Anderson on their wedding day.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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View of popular beach, Lorne, Vic

View of popular beach, 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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Rolling pin made at 'Nashville' by William Iram Nash for his daughter Bonnie Nash

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Sid Nash collection
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Rolling pins
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Parkes, New South Wales, Australia
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1930
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Pearl Faithfull wearing a pale-coloured dress

Pearl Faithfull wearing a pale-coloured dress

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Portrait photographs
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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'Tingarri men at Kiritjinya', painted by John Tjakamarra, 1975

'Tingarri men at Kiritjinya', painted by John Tjakamarra, 19...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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John Tjakamarra
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1975
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Interior of the Holy Trinity Church, Granville

Interior of the Holy Trinity Church, Granville

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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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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Needlework pattern

Needlework pattern

Bridge Family collection no. 4
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Needlework patterns
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Plumber Gasfitter

Plumber Gasfitter

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Certificate

Certificate

Woodleigh Shorthorn Stud collection
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Prize certificates
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Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria
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1966
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At the play

At the play

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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A glimpse of the Blue Lake, Mt Gambier, SA

A glimpse of the 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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Special things

Special things

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Edna M. Tipiloura
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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Photograph of Robert Lionel Faithfull and Henry Montague Faithfull

Photograph of Robert Lionel Faithfull and Henry Montague Fai...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Robert P. Faithfull
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Narrow wooden parrying shield

Narrow wooden parrying shield

Kilborn - Goojung Station collection
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Shields
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Bark painting depicting two people walking over a landscape

Bark painting depicting two people walking over a landscape

Air Commodore W Bolitho collection
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Bark paintings
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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The Armless Artist

The Armless Artist

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Dendrobium discolor

Dendrobium discolor

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Painting of 'walka', a brightly coloured pattern

Painting of 'walka', a brightly coloured pattern

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Acrylic paintings
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Tjunkaya Tapaya
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The Rock Pool, Maroubra, NSW

The Rock Pool, Maroubra, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Maroubra Beach, Maroubra, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Rusconi's masterpiece in marble

Rusconi's masterpiece in marble

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Gundagai, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Caricature of five rabbits sitting in a row

Caricature of five rabbits sitting in a row

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Harry B. Neilson
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Black and white framed photograph of the four Faithfull brothers involved in the bushranger incident

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Portrait photographs
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George Serras
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Envelope addressed to Marian Isabelle Wilcocks

Envelope addressed to Marian Isabelle Wilcocks

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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Painting no. 15, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - Goorialla tears the mountain to pieces and hurls it all over the country

Painting no. 15, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - Go...

Dick Roughsey Rainbow Serpent collection
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Oil paintings
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Department of Education certificate issued to Lesley Robertson to certify that he passed composing theory examinations from 1921-1923

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Les Robertson collection
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Certificates
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Victorian Department of Education
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1923
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Postcard - Father, teacher says I've gotter bring a penny wi' me to school termorrer

Postcard - Father, teacher says I've gotter bring a penny wi...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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England, Great Britain
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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Postcard featuring a printed pen and ink drawing of two soldiers in a trench looking into the night sky

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Galanthus Nivalis

Galanthus Nivalis

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Painting depicts a bird with pronounced bill

Painting depicts a bird with pronounced bill

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Photograph of a soldier

Photograph of a soldier

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Our vote our future

Our vote our future

Terry Fox collection
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Political badges
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Two quartzite flaked stone spearheads, bundled in bark sheath and secured with textile strips

Two quartzite flaked stone spearheads, bundled in bark sheat...

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearheads
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Ngilipitji, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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SS Paloona Hobart 1909

SS Paloona Hobart 1909

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1909
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Western electrical voltmeter, model 45 no. 24360

Western electrical voltmeter, model 45 no. 24360

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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Voltmeters
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Newark, New Jersey, United States of America
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Weston
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1921
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Violin made by Joseph Miers, 1904

Violin made by Joseph Miers, 1904

Raymond Holliday collection
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Violins
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Joseph Miers
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1904
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Kimberley Native - Gulanba

Kimberley Native - Gulanba

Patricia Heath collection
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Photographic postcards
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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A large group of men posed outside a timber building

A large group of men posed outside a timber building

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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'Kunkun' by Nora Nangapa, Nora Wompi, Bugai Whylouter, Kumpaya Girgaba, 2008

'Kunkun' by Nora Nangapa, Nora Wompi, Bugai Whylouter, Kumpa...

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Nora Nangapa
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2008
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