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Extract from Mr Charles Matcham's letters to a relative in England 1834

Extract from Mr Charles Matcham's letters to a relative in E...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Fire dreaming

Fire dreaming

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yama Maymuru
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1965
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The Post Office, Sydney

The Post Office, 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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1911
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Gold medal show award from the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW Royal Spring Fair 1927

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Colledge Family collection
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Medals
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1927
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The eternal question

The eternal question

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Charles D. Gibson
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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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Edwin Fernando
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Statue of Captain Cook, Hyde Park, Sydney, N.S.W

Statue of Captain Cook, Hyde Park, Sydney, N.S.W

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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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Counting Out -

Counting Out - "The Sydney Mail" On the Land Series

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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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, 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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Paul G. Tipiloura
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Photograph of a bride and groom.

Photograph of a bride and groom.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Model showing infantry action, Dernancourt, France, 1918

Model showing infantry action, Dernancourt, France, 1918

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Australian War Memorial, Campbell, Canberra, Australian Capital Ter...
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1918
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Postcard featuring a coloured scene of draped flags of Britain and Australia, tied back to reveal a

Postcard featuring a coloured scene of draped flags of Brita...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photocopy of technical diagrams for installation and display of Parliament House Embroidery, front elevation

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Embroiderers' Guilds of Australia collection
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Diagrams
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IN THE WOOLLEN MILL.

IN THE WOOLLEN MILL.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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T W Tyzack, Melbourne, metal stamp, no base or handle

T W Tyzack, Melbourne, metal stamp, no base or handle

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Stamps (tools)
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Best Wishes from Your Friends

Best Wishes from Your Friends

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Ceramic vase

Ceramic vase

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Linocut titled Kaiwalagal, by David Bosun and Solomon Booth, 2001

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David Bosun and Solomon Booth collection
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Linocuts
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Mr David Bosun
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2001
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Coming to the point

Coming to the point

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Master J Westwood
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Tenelba Thirroul refreshment rooms

Tenelba Thirroul refreshment rooms

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Thirroul, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Print - An Affair of Moment

Print - An Affair of Moment

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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'Ngurti' by Mayapu Elsie Thomas, 2007

'Ngurti' by Mayapu Elsie Thomas, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Containers
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Jilji Bore, Western Australia, Australia
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Mayapu E. Thomas
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2007
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Bruce Coaldrake collection
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Brisbane, Q. Queen St.

Brisbane, Q. Queen St.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Painting depicts a fresh water crocodile

Painting depicts a fresh water crocodile

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 02/09/1974 collection
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Bark paintings
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Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mick Kuparrku
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Envelope, postcard and photograph relating to the Faithfull family

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Ephemera
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John Wilkey with white beard.

John Wilkey with white beard.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Certificate awarded at the Royal Agricultural and Horticultural Society of South Australia Royal Show, 1952  for Second Prize for a dark green quilted cushion cover

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1952
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Flavelle Roberts & Sankey's of Brisbane exhibit at the Franco-British Exhibition

Flavelle Roberts & Sankey's of Brisbane exhibit at the Franc...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Queen Alexandra
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1908
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Book titled Exercises for Ladies to Improve and Perfect Beauty, containing loose double page

Book titled Exercises for Ladies to Improve and Perfect Beau...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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London, England
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Donald Walker
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1837
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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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Bone cast of Diprotodon foot SF 30:9

Bone cast of Diprotodon foot SF 30:9

South Australian Museum collection no. 1
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Plaster casts
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Bronte Beach, Sydney, NSW

Bronte Beach, Sydney, NSW

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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Goannas of Early Dreamtime legend.

Goannas of Early Dreamtime legend.

Crafts Council of Australia collection
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Oval basket

Oval basket

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Baskets
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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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Sassafras Gully, Victoria

Sassafras Gully, Victoria

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sassafras, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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1918
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Department of Lands, Sydney Warning Corwn Land

Department of Lands, Sydney Warning Corwn Land

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Signs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Department of Lands
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Envelope addressed to W P Faithfull, Springfield, Goulburn

Envelope addressed to W P Faithfull, Springfield, Goulburn

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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William P. Faithfull
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Sepia toned photograph of a procession with carts and lorries

Sepia toned photograph of a procession with carts and lorrie...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Rabbit radio-tracking collar

Rabbit radio-tracking collar

Pest Animal Control Cooperative Research Centre collection
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Radio transmitters
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Mustering [sheep] -

Mustering [sheep] - "The Sydney Mail" On the Land Series

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Christ Church, Mt Gambier

Christ Church, Mt Gambier

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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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - 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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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Opening the First Parliament of Australia on May 9th 1901

Opening the First Parliament of Australia on May 9th 1901

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1901
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Letter from Alexander Mussen to William Mussen, September 1863

Letter from Alexander Mussen to William Mussen, September 18...

Alexander Mussen collection
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Letters
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Alexander Mussen
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1863
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Convict love token from Issac Farrow, 1841

Convict love token from Issac Farrow, 1841

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Silk embroidered postcard from World War One

Silk embroidered postcard from World War One

David Westcott collection no. 6
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Postcards
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1918
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Glass plate negative - Branding horses in stockyard, Innamincka station, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

Glass plate negative - Branding horses in stockyard, Innamin...

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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Mounted police escorting a provisions wagon

Mounted police escorting a provisions wagon

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Goodbye to Caux

Goodbye to Caux

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Postcards
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Pencil sketch depicting a landscape

Pencil sketch depicting a landscape

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sketches
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Blue petal hat

Blue petal hat

Andree Pelissier collection
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Hats
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Hides' Hotel, Cairns. L.M. Hides, Proprietress. Est 1884

Hides' Hotel, Cairns. L.M. Hides, Proprietress. Est 1884

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Notebook diary compiled by Paul Smith during his journey down the Franklin River with Bob Brown in 1976

Notebook diary compiled by Paul Smith during his journey dow...

Paul Smith collection
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Diaries
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South West Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia
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Paul E. Smith
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1976
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Coogee Bay Hotel. Coogee Beach N.S.W

Coogee Bay Hotel. Coogee Beach N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Coogee, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Decorated boomerang, inscribed with

Decorated boomerang, inscribed with "Mascot Aerodrome Dredgi...

Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Letter dated 9/10/1976 from Maurice Horn to Vane Lindesay

Letter dated 9/10/1976 from Maurice Horn to Vane Lindesay

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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1976
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Beautiful flower beds, in Pioneer Women's memorial gardens, Melb.

Beautiful flower beds, in Pioneer Women's memorial gardens, ...

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