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Large bed of hyacinths at Springfield with a female figure in the background

Large bed of hyacinths at Springfield with a female figure i...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Convict love token

Convict love token

British-Australian Friendship Society collection
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Convict love tokens
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1797
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Print - An Alarming Reason - We're Run away with No Mistake

Print - An Alarming Reason - We're Run away with No Mistake

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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Courtroom sketch 'Justice Muirhead.' by Veronica O'Leary, October 1982.

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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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Mary's Little Mouth

Mary's Little Mouth

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Fisher, Warren & Fisher, Careening Cove, North Sydney

Fisher, Warren & Fisher, Careening Cove, North Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Annandale, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Fisher, Warren & Fisher
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Horse teams pulling wagons loaded with wool bales - Boondara

Horse teams pulling wagons loaded with wool bales - Boondara

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1918
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Beni Souef Bank of Egypt

Beni Souef Bank of Egypt

Adrian Luck collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Cairo, Egypt
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Australian Army
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No Music in the Australian Bush..

No Music in the Australian Bush..

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Norman A. Lindsay
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Main Western Highway, Avenue of Honour, east end of Bacchus Marsh

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bacchus Marsh, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Invitation addressed to Miss Faithfull from the Governor and Lady Carrington.

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Invitations
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Length of string used to tie around dance cards

Length of string used to tie around dance cards

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Bottom grinding stone [stone implement]

Bottom grinding stone [stone implement]

E Milne collection
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Lower grinding stones
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Gundabooka, New South Wales, Australia
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St. Paul's Church from the South End of Swanston St., Melbourne, in the 'Fifties'

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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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1850
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Sir Ernest Cable's property, Devon

Sir Ernest Cable's property, Devon

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Last cochlear receiver-stimulator implanted in first bionic ear recipient

Last cochlear receiver-stimulator implanted in first bionic ...

Graeme Clark, University of Melbourne - Cochlear Limited collection
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Cochlear implants
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Taxidermied green parrot in a tall glass domed display case

Taxidermied green parrot in a tall glass domed display case

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Centrepieces
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Special Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, Wagga Wagga, 1889

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1889
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Orroroo, South Australia, Australia
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Orroroo Agricultural Society Incorporated
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1937
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Handwritten note that was pinned inside a pocket of a fur coat

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Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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Notes
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Unknown
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1990
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Handwritten document, listing stage movements for characters in the play 'The Silver Palace'

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Everitt and George Family collection
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Instructional documents
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Painting depicts Namarrkon, the Lightning Spirit and dancing mimi spirits by Jimmy Nakkurridjdjilmi Nganjmirra of Gunbalanya, 1970

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Jimmy N. Nganjmirra
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1970
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TSS Ceramic

TSS Ceramic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Wet specimen - Mountain Devil - whole specimen preserved

Wet specimen - Mountain Devil - whole specimen preserved

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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'My flag' by Paul Bong

'My flag' by Paul Bong

Paul Bong collection
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Etchings
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Paul Bong
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2014
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Agricultural Bureau of South Australia Exhibition of Women's Handicrafts First Prize, 1937 awarded to Miss Huppatz

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Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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South Australia, Australia
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Agricultural Bureau of South Australia
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1937
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Offer of Engagement for Enid Glover to play the piano accordion on an Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC) programme, Monday 24th August, 1953

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Enid Treadgold collection
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Contracts
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
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1953
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Piti or wooden container decorated with pokerwork that depicts the Kungkarangkaipa Tjukurpa or 'Seven Sisters' Dre

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 2
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Containers
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Margaret Dagg
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1997
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QSL card for VK-CH

QSL card for VK-CH

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Dancing

Dancing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Rosemary Pilakui
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Finishing Mill Dept. (Including Magnet Cranes & Portion of Stock Yard)

Finishing Mill Dept. (Including Magnet Cranes & Portion of S...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1946 Prototype No 1 Holden sedan

1946 Prototype No 1 Holden sedan

Ian Metherall collection
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Motor cars
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Detroit, Michigan, United States of America
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GM Holden Ltd
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1946
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Discussion poster No.61 - Can we develop our empty north? - May 15, 1950

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George W Barber collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Commonwealth Office of Education
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1950
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Men posing next to a steam locomotive at a station

Men posing next to a steam locomotive at a station

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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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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Valma Tipiloura
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Bexley - Christchurch and School Hall

Bexley - Christchurch and School Hall

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bexley, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Interior Sydney Railway Station

Interior Sydney Railway Station

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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London, England
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1908
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Land Rights Not Uranium

Land Rights Not Uranium

Robert Darby collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Robert Darby
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1975
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Miss Tittell Brune

Miss Tittell Brune

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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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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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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Marguerita Munkara
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'Martilirri, Kalpaa and Kartaru' by Ngamaru Bidu, 2008

'Martilirri, Kalpaa and Kartaru' by Ngamaru Bidu, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Ngamaru Bidu
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2008
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Snails Bay, Balmain

Snails Bay, Balmain

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Snails Bay, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Mary Card's new book of filet CROCHET DESIGNS

Mary Card's new book of filet CROCHET DESIGNS

Deirdre Appelbee collection
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Pattern books
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Mary Card
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1936
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The aboriginal inhabitants

The aboriginal inhabitants

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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London, England
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George French Angas
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1847
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Water buffalo carved by Albert Croker, Melville Island, 1964

Water buffalo carved by Albert Croker, Melville Island, 1964

Albert Croker collection
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Wood carvings
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Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Albert Croker
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1964
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A View in Botanic Gardens. Sydney

A View in Botanic Gardens. Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Plate No. 11 in Carter's Floral Illustrations

Plate No. 11 in Carter's Floral Illustrations

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Prints
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Envelope addressed to Miss Faithfull

Envelope addressed to Miss Faithfull

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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Plymouth, England
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Bush Tucker

Bush Tucker

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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Message stick

Message stick

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Message sticks
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Murchison, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1993
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Boat harbour, Eildon Weir, Vic

Boat harbour, Eildon Weir, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Eildon Reservoir, Eildon, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Wet Season Dry Season.

Wet Season Dry Season.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Killian Kerinaiua
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Letter

Letter

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Handwritten document titled 'The double life'

Handwritten document titled 'The double life'

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Documents
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The Bondman

The Bondman

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Blue and white glazed terracotta mug made by Peter Ward and decorated by Tjunkaya Tapaya, 2004

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Mugs
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjunkaya Tapaya
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2004
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Street in Sydney with horses,a tram, and a crowd on the right

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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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Part of Old Sydney Station by night

Part of Old Sydney Station by night

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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