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Bamboo hybrid stringed musical instrument called a 'dan tre', an original creation by Vietnamese refugee Minh Tam Nguyen

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Minh Nguyen collection
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Musical instruments
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Philippines
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Mr Minh Tam Nguyen
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1982
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Clifton Gardens

Clifton Gardens

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Clifton Gardens, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Certificate

Certificate

ET Fealy collection
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Painting of a landscape

Painting of a landscape

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Robert Eggington
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1999
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Sympathy letter to Mr and Mrs Campbell after being attacked by bushrangers Ben Hall, John O'Meally and John Gilbert

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Veda Hope collection
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Letters
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Forbes, New South Wales, Australia
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Amelia Campbell
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1864
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Pair of ladies black patent[?] leather shoes with black and red beading on the front and straps

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Shoes
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1910
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Overlooking the beach and park, Cronulla

Overlooking the beach and park, Cronulla

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Cronulla Beach, Cronulla, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Razor in a box used by Ben Chilfley

Razor in a box used by Ben Chilfley

MJ Brown collection
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Razors
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Mr Joseph B. Chifley
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Staffordshire figurine of Sir R Tichborne c.1873

Staffordshire figurine of Sir R Tichborne c.1873

Sir Roger Tichborne Staffordshire Figurine collection
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Ceramic forms
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Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
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Royal Staffordshire Pottery
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1873
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Malayan-type hollow square wooden smoking pipe, with metal bowl and incised cross-hatching

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Smoking pipes
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Not provided
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1948
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Melrose, South Australia, Australia
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The Mount Remarkable Agricultural Society
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1936
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Sun Woman and Moon Man

Sun Woman and Moon Man

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Maree
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Orient Liner R.M.S. Orama 20,000 tons

Orient Liner R.M.S. Orama 20,000 tons

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Painting no. 16, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - Goorialla goes down onto the sea, leaving the country peopled with animals as well as humans

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Dick Roughsey Rainbow Serpent collection
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Portrait photograph of Martin Sharp

Portrait photograph of Martin Sharp

Jon Lewis collection
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Lock of grey hair

Lock of grey hair

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Bushranger Medal awarded to the four Faithfull Brothers for engaging in a gunfight with bushrangers Gilbert, Hall and Dunn, 1865

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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London, England
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Hardy Bros, Silversmiths and Jewellers
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1875
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Sydney Government House

Sydney Government House

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Government House, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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No. 5. How We Beat The Favourite

No. 5. How We Beat The Favourite

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Charles Hammond
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Epitaphs on a Schoolgirl

Epitaphs on a Schoolgirl

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Manuscripts
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Botany Bay and Sea Point

Botany Bay and Sea Point

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Botany Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Mystic Lake, Mt Buffalo, Victoria

The Mystic Lake, Mt Buffalo, Victoria

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Buffalo, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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The Bear: Something for my pal the Poilu

The Bear: Something for my pal the Poilu

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Lionel Lindsay
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Head of Middle Harbour, Sydney, N.S.W

Head of Middle Harbour, Sydney, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Middle Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Child's drawing - Mutton bird

Child's drawing - Mutton bird

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Tasmania, Australia
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Ricky Smith
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Post Office, Straid

Post Office, Straid

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Postmaster General's Department
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Agnes Oswald

Agnes Oswald

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Pigmented carved ironwood sculpture of a pelican

Pigmented carved ironwood sculpture of a pelican

Department of Sport Recreation and Tourism collection
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Wood carvings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Stanislaus Purantatameri
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1980
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Sydney, New South Wales

Sydney, New South Wales

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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Childrens Ezy-bilt construction toy kit

Childrens Ezy-bilt construction toy kit

Reverend John Grosse collection
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Construction toys
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Reverend John Grosse
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Royal Agricultural and Horticultural Society of South Australia 1903 'Suffolk Punch Entire'

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David Allen medals collection
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Medals
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1903
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Knitlock corner brickmaking machine designed and used by Walter Burley Griffin

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W Herbert and C Peters collection
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Brickmaking equipment
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Castlecrag, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Walter B. Griffin
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1920
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Handbell - Note E Octave 7 Pattern 06

Handbell - Note E Octave 7 Pattern 06

Jennifer Anne Murphy collection
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Musical instruments
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London, England
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Whitechapel Bell Foundry
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1910
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Australian porcupine [echidna]

Australian porcupine [echidna]

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Sepia colour photograph of Sydney Harbour from Lavender Bay

Sepia colour photograph of Sydney Harbour from Lavender Bay

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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Snow scene, Mt Hotham, Vic

Snow scene, Mt Hotham, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mount Hotham, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Cream coloured school copybook

Cream coloured school copybook

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Exercise books
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A street with a cart and a double storey brick building

A street with a cart and a double storey brick building

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Church of England, Portland

Church of England, Portland

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Portland, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Spit, Middle Harbour, Sydney

The Spit, Middle Harbour, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Spit, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Cylindrical carved wooden drum collected in the Bamu River district of British New Guinea in 1901

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Viscount Elibank collection
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Musical drums
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Bamu River district, Papuan Gulf, Papua New Guinea
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Mr A H. Jiear
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1901
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Wedding of Hazel Faithfull and Yorke Henderson on 11 July 1922

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Letter to Light Plane Services from the C.A.A.

Letter to Light Plane Services from the C.A.A.

Neil Jensen collection
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Letters
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Kangaroo

Kangaroo

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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Anchor Barbbur Wurrkidj
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1974
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Postcard featuring a coloured printed drawing of an Austrian soldier writing home.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Rounding up the cattle

Rounding up the cattle

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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J Hutchings
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Images and documents to do with installation of craft held at Tandanya.

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Bart Sansbury collection
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Documents
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William Alfred Harris wearing a cap, with his wife, Jessie (nee Baker) and their children.

William Alfred Harris wearing a cap, with his wife, Jessie (...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Entrance to Governor-General's residence, Sydney

Entrance to Governor-General's residence, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Government House, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearheads
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Interior for Opening Parliament, C/S

Interior for Opening Parliament, C/S

Marcia Rankin collection
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Oil paintings
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Sir Ivor H. Hele CBE
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1954
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Bottom grinding stone

Bottom grinding stone

Douglas Seaton collection
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Lower grinding stones
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Russell River, Queensland, Australia
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Kelp basket by Vicki West, 2003

Kelp basket by Vicki West, 2003

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Vicki West collection
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Baskets
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Tasmania, Australia
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Vicki West
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Envelope

Envelope

Margot Child collection
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Envelopes
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Mrs Margot Child
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Black and white lantern slide - Victorian Mounted Police Party

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Christies Auction collection
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Lantern slides
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Daniel (Dan) Kelly
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Film negative - Aboriginal children bathing, Sunday Island, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Sunday Island, Western Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1916
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Railway carriages. Trans-Australian Railway

Railway carriages. Trans-Australian Railway

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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St Therese's School
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Bulli Pass, Illawarra

Bulli Pass, Illawarra

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bulli Pass, Bulli, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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