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Bullroarer

Bullroarer

Papuan Official collection
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Bullroarers
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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1927
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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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Dromana, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Man standing beside a fence with a river in the background

Man standing beside a fence with a river in the background

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Life. Be in it poster: Every little bit helps!

Life. Be in it poster: Every little bit helps!

Alex and Paddy Stitt collection
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Advertising posters
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Australian Government Bentley 'S' Series 3 black saloon motor car used by Sir Robert Menzies

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Department of Administrative Services (Transport and Storage Divisi...
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Motor cars
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Crewe, Cheshire, England
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Rolls Royce
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1964
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Mosman's Bay

Mosman's Bay

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mosman Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Trans-Australian Railway. King Moonlight

Trans-Australian Railway. King Moonlight

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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South Australia, Australia
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King Moonlight
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1912
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Postcard featuring jockey on a horse - Collarit

Postcard featuring jockey on a horse - Collarit

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Harding & Billings
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Diary note on E R Mayne's sightseeing trip to Pretoria, South Africa, whilst on tour with the Australian Cricket Team in 1921

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Nanette Ward collection
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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Costume design in gouache and pencil on paper with card backing, showing an Aboriginal woman wearing a feathered pubic apron and wristbands

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Beth Dean Carell collection no. 2
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Design drawings
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Military Hospital and Civic Post-Office - Mena Camp - Cairo

Military Hospital and Civic Post-Office - 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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First Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1887

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1887
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Photographic glass plate positive depicting Aboriginal men standing in front of weatherboard building

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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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Pearl necklace given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her husband on their wedding anniversary in 1826

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Diana Baxter collection no. 1
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Necklaces
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Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1826
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Preparing for the Pukamani.

Preparing for the Pukamani.

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Pudjamirri
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'At the Institution during recreation hours. Deaf and Dumb Institution, Waratah, NSW.'

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Waratah, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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Deaf and Dumb Institute
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Three sheets of paper containing technical drawings for a canoe, drawn by Olegas Truchanas

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Melva Truchanas collection
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Technical drawings
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Olegas Truchanas
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1950
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Album containing documents, drawings and photographs relating to the Bendigo Pottery [Vol D, 1-56]

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William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Albums
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View from docks, Hobart, Tas

View from docks, Hobart, Tas

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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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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Safety Beach, Dromana, Vic.

Safety Beach, Dromana, Vic.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Safety Beach, Dromana, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Letter to The Manager, Parliament House Dining Room, Canberra, ACT, from H Grattan Guinness, Managing Editor, 20th Century Fox Movietone News

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Betty Hall collection
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Business letters
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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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Parramatta River, Sydney, from Walker's hospital

Parramatta River, Sydney, from Walker's hospital

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Parramatta River, New South Wales, Australia
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The Thomas Walker Convalescent Hospital
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Farm Cove, Sydney

Farm Cove, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Farm Cove, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1905
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Black and white photograph of two women swimmers at Tooowoomba, 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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1911
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Adelaide from the hill

Adelaide from the hill

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1905
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Abermain colliery

Abermain colliery

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Two men on horseback

Two men on horseback

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Charles Hammond
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Postcard featuring Sturt Street, Ballarat

Postcard featuring Sturt Street, Ballarat

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Convict love token from James Broker, 1820

Convict love token from James Broker, 1820

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Galanthus Nivalis

Galanthus Nivalis

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Postcards
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New South Wales

New South Wales

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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New South Wales, Australia
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Art Series
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Parramatta as it was 100 years ago

Parramatta as it was 100 years ago

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Cyrus E. Fuller
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1888
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Memento of Opening of the First Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia, by the Duke of Cornwall & York at Melbourne May 1901

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Royal Visit 1901 collection
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Commemorative books
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Osboldstone & Atkins
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1901
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Cote D'Azur. Citrons-Fleurs et Fruits

Cote D'Azur. Citrons-Fleurs et Fruits

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Postcards
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Lily Molloy kneeling down and holding a posy in her lap

Lily Molloy kneeling down and holding a posy in her lap

Kevin Hannan collection
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Esna Studio
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1915
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Camel, Rider and Pack Camel

Camel, Rider and Pack Camel

Liesl Rockchild collection
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Bush toys
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Titjikala, Northern Territory, Australia
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David Wallace
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1997
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Program for the Mozart Boy's Choir of Vienna

Program for the Mozart Boy's Choir of Vienna

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Programs
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Sign advertising Pelaco brand shirts, collars and pyjamas, with the slogan

Sign advertising Pelaco brand shirts, collars and pyjamas, w...

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 21
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Advertising signs
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Pelaco International Pty Ltd
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Two Snakes by Jack Wunuwun

Two Snakes by Jack Wunuwun

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Jack Wunuwun
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1976
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The Miss Australia Quest brochure

The Miss Australia Quest brochure

Susie Elelman collection
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Pamphlets
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South-east wind story (Dreamtime story).

South-east wind story (Dreamtime story).

Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nemigilagum
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Certificate written in Polish and English permitting A Jedrzejowski to take photographs

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Andrzej Jedrzejowski collection
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Certificates
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1943
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Photo of first meeting of NAC, 13 December 1973

Photo of first meeting of NAC, 13 December 1973

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Photographs
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On the Warwick side showing culvert over which motor cars travel

On the Warwick side showing culvert over which motor cars tr...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Ocean Beach, Manly NSW

Ocean Beach, Manly NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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North Steyne Beach, Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Pencil

Pencil

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Pencils
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Postcard featuring Wanganui, New Zealand

Postcard featuring Wanganui, New Zealand

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Wanganui, New Zealand
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Wall hanging of a scene from Little Red Riding Hood, made by Ukrainian Displaced Person Olga Basylevich, in Germany in 1946

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Forest Hill Residential Kindergarten collection
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Wall hangings
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Neu-Ulm Displaced Persons Camp, American Zone, Germany
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Olga Basylevich
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1946
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Visit Pitt ST, Horden's

Visit Pitt ST, Horden's

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Hordern Brothers
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Tissue paper

Tissue paper

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Wrapping paper
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Certificate of Merit

Certificate of Merit

Gwyneth Ottrey collection
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Certificates
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Buffalo River, Victoria, Australia
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Education Department of Victoria
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1915
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Bar Beach, Newcastle, NSW

Bar Beach, Newcastle, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Newcastle Beach, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Letter from Maurice Horn, 1977

Letter from Maurice Horn, 1977

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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1977
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Convict love token from J. Cooper, September 15th 1813

Convict love token from J. Cooper, September 15th 1813

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Ruins - Toomey's Cottage. North Sydney Tornado

Ruins - Toomey's Cottage. North Sydney Tornado

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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North Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Envelopes
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Buildings beside water, lit by moonlight

Buildings beside water, lit by moonlight

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Watsons Bay, Sydney Harbour, N.S.W

Watsons Bay, Sydney Harbour, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Watsons Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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