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Fresh-water Tortoise work on paper, Oenpelli, 1948

Fresh-water Tortoise work on paper, Oenpelli, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Unknown
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1948
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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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York Street, Sydney, NSW

York Street, Sydney, NSW

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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1913
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Diseases of Sheep Act, Amendment Act of 1878

Diseases of Sheep Act, Amendment Act of 1878

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Documents
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Advertising card featuring King vs Smith

Advertising card featuring King vs Smith

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising cards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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Certificate

Certificate

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Yea, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1964
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Sam, King of Merton, Presented by William Dawes Esq

Sam, King of Merton, Presented by William Dawes Esq

L Richard Smith breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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King Sam
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Glass plate negative - Sandstorm approaching from beyond Lake Killalpaninna, 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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Piquancy

Piquancy

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Charles D. Gibson
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Cream-coloured page on which is handwritten

Cream-coloured page on which is handwritten "Brothers', Char...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Linen dress with Australian wildflower embroidery

Linen dress with Australian wildflower embroidery

Jan Taylor collection
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Dresses
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Glass plate negative - Members of vice-regal party standing around three Dort cars, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1923

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Central Australia, Australia
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1923
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Dancing Ceremony of spear country by Djardie Ashley

Dancing Ceremony of spear country by Djardie Ashley

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Djardie Ashley
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Sheakespeare Illustrated

Sheakespeare Illustrated

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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England, Great Britain
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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Sepia toned photograph of a procession with carts and lorries

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Certificate

Certificate

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Manildra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1959
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Glass plate negative - Emily Gap, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1924

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Emily Gap, Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1924
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Certificate awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1889, First Prize

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Certificates
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1889
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The beach and promenade, Bondi Beach

The beach and promenade, Bondi Beach

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bondi Beach, Bondi, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Postcard featuring railway station, Sydney

Postcard featuring railway station, 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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Cane cuirass

Cane cuirass

Papuan Official collection
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Torso armour
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr S D Burrows
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1914
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Commemorative certificate from King George to the mother of 9956 Driver Alison Hope Oliver, AIF, who was killed in France

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Alison Hope Oliver collection
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Certificates
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London, England
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Commonwealth of Australia
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1922
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Timber club with tapered head studded with rows of nails, from  QLD

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Clubs
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Queensland, Australia
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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr A P Lyons
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1/2 Mile Australasia Championship 1926 - 2nd place medal

1/2 Mile Australasia Championship 1926 - 2nd place medal

Ken Ross collection
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Sports medals
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Mr Ken Ross
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1926
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St. John's, Parramatta

St. John's, Parramatta

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Boy or man standing inside Wanbyan [sic Wambeyan] Cave

Boy or man standing inside Wanbyan [sic Wambeyan] Cave

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Wombeyan Caves, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Pin cushion in the shape of a shoe

Pin cushion in the shape of a shoe

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Pincushions
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Scientific whaling

Scientific whaling

Political Cartooning 2006 collection - Pat Campbell
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Cartoons
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Mr Pat Campbell
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2006
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Postcard titled 'Hope you're still going strong' by May Gibbs

Postcard titled 'Hope you're still going strong' by May Gibb...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Cecilia M. Gibbs
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Central mine zinc plant

Central mine zinc plant

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Ngaanyatjarra Council's 30th Birthday Party by Jean Inyalanka Burke, 2011

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Warakurna History Paintings collection no.2
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Paintings
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Jean I. Burke
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2011
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Convict love token from Peter Martin, 1836

Convict love token from Peter Martin, 1836

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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The Treasurer rushes

The Treasurer rushes

Political Cartooning 2006 collection - Sean Leahy
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Cartoons
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Mr Sean Leahy
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2006
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Building with a tall clock tower, with train carriages on a track in front of it

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Presbyterian Church Goulburn

Presbyterian Church Goulburn

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Anzac Day - Lest We forget Gallipoli, 25 April, 1915

Anzac Day - Lest We forget Gallipoli, 25 April, 1915

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Commemorative badges
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North Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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1915
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Fez Djedid - Rue du Marche (Souk)

Fez Djedid - Rue du Marche (Souk)

Adrian Luck collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Australian Army
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1916
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Springfield; Side of house; South Verandah

Springfield; Side of house; South Verandah

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Sketches of Tommy's life - Out on rest - No 4

Sketches of Tommy's life - Out on rest - No 4

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Paris, France
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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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Dominic L. Timaepatua
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Wooden arrow with cardboard fletching or fin

Wooden arrow with cardboard fletching or fin

Chai Vang and Por Ye collection
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Arrows
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Danarm D128 direct drive petrol chainsaw, made about 1958

Danarm D128 direct drive petrol chainsaw, made about 1958

Reginald Alder collection no. 1
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Chainsaws
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Camperdown, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Danarm Pty Ltd
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1958
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Portion of Machine Shop

Portion of Machine Shop

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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I Didn't Know It Was Loaded! [Caricature of a kangaroo and koala]

I Didn't Know It Was Loaded! [Caricature of a kangaroo and k...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Irramaru (Tiwi word for eagle)

Irramaru (Tiwi word for eagle)

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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John V. Orsto
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Springfield Garden - gravel path and garden with female figure on path in the background

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Castle of Rheinstein

Castle of Rheinstein

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Paintings
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Fibre basket by Janice Nixon, 2008

Fibre basket by Janice Nixon, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Janice Nixon
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2008
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A crowd around a bookmaker

A crowd around a bookmaker

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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National Security (Man Power) Regulations 1943

National Security (Man Power) Regulations 1943

ET Fealy collection
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Information sheets
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Rushcutters Bay, Sydney

Rushcutters Bay, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Rushcutters Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Dendrobium discolor

Dendrobium discolor

Banks Florilegium collection
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Mounts
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Macleay Regis, Potts Point, NSW, Sydney

Macleay Regis, Potts Point, NSW, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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My Family

My Family

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Francis J. Kerinaiua
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The beach front from Oliver's Hill, Frankston, Vic

The beach front from Oliver's Hill, Frankston, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Frankston, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Tamavua Waterfalls, Suva

Tamavua Waterfalls, Suva

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Suva, Viti Levu, Fiji
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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