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Amblygonite

Amblygonite

AG Smith collection
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Mineral samples
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Mr Albert G. Smith
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Photograph of Lilian Faithfull, Ann Deane, William Pitt Faithfull, Ethel Faithfull (nee Joplin) and Florence Faithfull

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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William P. Faithfull
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Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1885

Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1885

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1885
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Invitation 'To meet visiting members of the Empire Parliamentary Association of the United Kingdom and Canada', 1944

Invitation 'To meet visiting members of the Empire Parliamen...

Betty Hall collection
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Invitations
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1944
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School report

School report

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Reports
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Weeping Rock, Wentworth Falls

Weeping Rock, Wentworth Falls

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Piece of fractured yellow Pyrex mirror blank, a relic from the 2003 bush fire that destroyed the Mount Stromlo Observatory

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Mount Stromlo Observatory collection
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Telescope accessories
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Mount Stromlo, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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2003
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"FIRST 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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Australian Native Cat

Australian Native Cat

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Star Photo Co
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Black and white autographed photographic postcard of a young girl called Lottie in a swim suit, Sydney, 1915

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National Sports Information Centre collection
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Photographic postcards
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Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1918
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Australian National Band (World Tour) Soloists

Australian National Band (World Tour) Soloists

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Canada
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Photogelatine Engraving Co.
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Summer Hill Railway Station

Summer Hill Railway Station

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Lilian and Flory Faithfull

Lilian and Flory Faithfull

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Kaffir Beauty - depicts an African mother and child

Kaffir Beauty - depicts an African mother and child

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Lady Denman naming the Federal City, CANBERRA 12.3.13

Lady Denman naming the Federal City, CANBERRA 12.3.13

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Capital Hill, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Howard & Shearsby
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1913
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Remains of a

Remains of a "Pepper box" revolver

Royal Australian Historical Society collection no. 2
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Revolvers
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Young, New South Wales, Australia
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Chinese Miners
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1845
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District Court, Queen's Square, Sydney

District Court, Queen's Square, 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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Certificate awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1889, Special Prize

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Certificates
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1889
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Woman sitting under tree ferns in Tasmania

Woman sitting under tree ferns in Tasmania

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Letter from William Gray addressed to Janet Templeton, beginning 'My Dear Cousin, The case sent here-with is by Mr Guthrie...', dated 2 March 1814

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Diana Baxter collection no. 2
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Personal letters
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Glasgow, Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1814
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Postcard with an illustration depicting two kangaroos fighting

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Leather aviation helmet

Leather aviation helmet

Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Aviation helmets
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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Kangaroo with a very long tail

Kangaroo with a very long tail

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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St Andrew's Rectory, Seven Hills

St Andrew's Rectory, Seven Hills

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Seven Hills, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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By palm fringed shores, Fiji

By palm fringed shores, Fiji

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Fiji
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Envelope addressed to Dame Pattie Menzies, GBE

Envelope addressed to Dame Pattie Menzies, GBE

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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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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Convict love token from Thomas King

Convict love token from Thomas King

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Hidden treasure

Hidden treasure

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Bavaria, Germany
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Solomon Bros, LTD
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Presbyterian Ladies College, Sydney South view

Presbyterian Ladies College, Sydney South view

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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Aboriginals

Aboriginals

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Yass Spring Show, 1906, Second Prize

Yass Spring Show, 1906, Second Prize

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1906
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Bruce Coaldrake collection
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Spearheads
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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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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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Panorama of Albury, North Side of Dean Street, NSW.

Panorama of Albury, North Side of Dean Street, NSW.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Albury, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Postcard featuring a photograph of an Anzac ceremony

Postcard featuring a photograph of an Anzac ceremony

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Hornsby, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Convict love token from George Robotham, 1827

Convict love token from George Robotham, 1827

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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The day before payday: Civil Service Series -

The day before payday: Civil Service Series -

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Painting depicts abstract design - Narratjin, northeast Arnhem Land

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Enid Bowden collection
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Bark paintings
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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Manarrngu Mokuy.

Manarrngu Mokuy.

Y Pettinato collection
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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David D. Malangi
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Australian Aboriginal Chief & Gin

Australian Aboriginal Chief & Gin

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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Charles H. Kerry
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Motor Fishing Vessel Hong Hai, which transported 38 Vietnamese refugees to Australia in 1978

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Tran Thi Nga collection
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Fishing boats
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An-Hoa, Kien Gaing, Vietnam
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Captain Van S. Truong
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1969
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American and NSW women swimmers at Toowoomba, Queensland, 1911

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National Sports Information Centre collection
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Photographs
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Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
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C W. Callaghan
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1911
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Pencil sketch depicting a milk maid

Pencil sketch depicting a milk maid

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sketches
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Convict love token from G. Holt, 1822

Convict love token from G. Holt, 1822

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Photographic postcard of the Melbourne Olympic Swimming Pool, 1956

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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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1956
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Courtroom sketch 'Tom Pauling.' by Veronica O'Leary, 1982.

Courtroom sketch 'Tom Pauling.' by Veronica O'Leary, 1982.

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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Document relating to the pardon of convict Thomas Jacques of Van Diemen's Land

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I Dowdle collection
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Legal documents
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Thomas Jaques
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1865
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Kingsley Hall Potts Point NSW

Kingsley Hall Potts Point NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ramsay Photo Works Pty Ltd
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Postcard featuring a printed photograph of a man on a platform

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Ireland
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Large square, arch and round windows from Play School

Large square, arch and round windows from Play School

Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) collection - Play School
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Windows
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
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Headband of fibre string

Headband of fibre string

Dr William Warner collection
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Headbands
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Hall's Turkish Baths, 159 Elizabeth St, Sydney

Hall's Turkish Baths, 159 Elizabeth St, 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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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Wig made of horse hair

Wig made of horse hair

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Wigs
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Oval toy shield made from wood, with three sticks inserted through two holes in the posterior surface, to form the handle

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Toys
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Alberga River, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Carved pig

Carved pig

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1915
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Glass plate negative - Branding horses in stockyard, Innamincka station, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1919
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Sir Ernest Cable's property, Devon 1915

Sir Ernest Cable's property, Devon 1915

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Post-Office and Police Station - Mena Camp - Cairo

Post-Office and Police Station - Mena Camp - Cairo

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Cards
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Cairo, Egypt
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Spearheads
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