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Carved lizard

Carved lizard

Central Australian souvenirs collection
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Wood carvings
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Postcard featuring a Surf Club Carnival at Thirroul Beach, NSW, Easter Monday,1910

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Thirroul, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Lane Cove Bridge, Sydney

Lane Cove Bridge, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lane Cove, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1916
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Postcard featuring Jack Johnson

Postcard featuring Jack Johnson

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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London, England
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J. Beagles & Co.
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Robert Joplin

Robert Joplin

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Portrait photographs
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Queensland Federation medallion

Queensland Federation medallion

George and Sylvia Milne collection
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Medallions
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Stokes & Sons
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1901
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Souvenir mug - Australia a nation, May 1927, To commemorate the opening of the Federal Parliament House Canberra

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John and Jan Wilson collection
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Commemorative mugs
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England, United Kingdom
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Aynsley and Sons
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1926
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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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Richard C. Fernando
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Courtroom sketch 'Michael Chamberlain giving evidence...' by Veronica O'Leary, 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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School report

School report

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Reports
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Queensland Aboriginals Tree Climbing

Queensland Aboriginals Tree Climbing

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1915
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Sketchbook with contents drawn by Oscar, Cooktown boy, aged 18 years

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MacKenzie collection no. 2
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Sketchbooks
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Oscar
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1894
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Card with a poem

Card with a poem

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Men posing next to a steam locomotive on a bridge over a tunnel

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Poster titled 'Post Office communication services are vital to the development of Australian industries'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Ram in front of a fence with farm buildings on either side

Ram in front of a fence with farm buildings on either side

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Postcard featuring a black pen and ink comic drawing of street vendors

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Convict love token from James Thurtell, 1829

Convict love token from James Thurtell, 1829

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Cream-coloured dance program titled 'Roslyn Hall'

Cream-coloured dance program titled 'Roslyn Hall'

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dance programs
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Glass plate negative - Expedition caravan crossing sandy desert, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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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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1920
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Sketchbook, 'RDS Garden', Diana Boyer

Sketchbook, 'RDS Garden', Diana Boyer

Diana Boyer collection
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Sketchbooks
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Diana Boyer
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Round coiled woven basket and coasters

Round coiled woven basket and coasters

Florence Gaby collection
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Baskets
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New Holland darter

New Holland darter

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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'Time Change'

'Time Change'

Diana Boyer collection
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Paintings
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Diana Boyer
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Painting by Josephine Nangala, 2007

Painting by Josephine Nangala, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Kujuwarri, Western Australia, Australia
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Josephine Nangala
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2007
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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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Boomerang with incised design from Hermannsburg, 1951

Boomerang with incised design from Hermannsburg, 1951

Barrie and Jennifer Hadlow collection
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Boomerangs
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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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Arthur Poantumilui
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Ranunculus Millani

Ranunculus Millani

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1876
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Discussion Poster No.15 - The Menace of Inflation -  August 9, 1948

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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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1948
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Ghost net Butterfly Fish

Ghost net Butterfly Fish

Erub Erwer Meta collection no.1
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Sculptures
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Darnley Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Emma Gela
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2014
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School report

School report

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Reports
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Twin Rock Pool, Austinmner, NSW

Twin Rock Pool, Austinmner, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Austinmer, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Flock of sheep outside Bluestone Cottage at Springfield 1883

Flock of sheep outside Bluestone Cottage at Springfield 1883

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Printed supplement from

Printed supplement from "The Illustrated London News" for Ma...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Magazine inserts
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Barama by Waturr Gumana,

Barama by Waturr Gumana,

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Nhulunbuy, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Waturr Gumana
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Adelaide - From the River Torrens

Adelaide - From the River Torrens

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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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearheads
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School Sports. Kempsey 1907

School Sports. Kempsey 1907

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic Postcards
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Kempsey, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Courtroom sketch of the1982 trial of Michael and Lindy Chamberlain by artist Veronica O'Leary

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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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Blade [stone implement]

Blade [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Blades
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Normanton, Queensland, Australia
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Nameplate for Ludwig Leichhardt 1848

Nameplate for Ludwig Leichhardt 1848

Bristow Smith collection
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Nameplates
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Moreton Bay, Queensland, Australia
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Ludwig Leichhardt
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1848
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Piti or wooden container with pokerwork of 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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Dance program titled 'Government House'

Dance program titled 'Government House'

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dance programs
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Photographic postcard depicting Zeynard's Marvellous Midget Circus - Little person balancing on one leg on a ball

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Budgerigars in the Sandhills, painted by Billy Stockman Tjapaltjarri, 1975

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Billy Stockman Tjapaltjarri
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1975
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Kangaroo Valley Suspension Bridge

Kangaroo Valley Suspension Bridge

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Kangaroo Valley, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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1923
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Convict love token from Charles Bodycoat, 1840

Convict love token from Charles Bodycoat, 1840

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Bark painting 'Three Rainbow Serpents' by Fred Didjbaralkka Narroldol

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Fred D. Narraldol
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The inked-in image: a survey of Australian comic art

The inked-in image: a survey of Australian comic art

Vane Lindesay collection no. 1
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Manuscripts
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Vane Lindesay
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1969
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Courtroom sketch of the Chamberlain trial by Veronica O'Leary, 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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Tasmania

Tasmania

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Tasmania, Australia
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Art Series
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Brisbane Q.

Brisbane Q.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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1910
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Second 1954 by William Dargie

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William Dargie portrait of Queen Elizabeth II collection
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Portraits
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London, England
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Sir William Dargie CBE
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1954
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Drawing depicting Governor Davey's Proclamation to the Aborigines 1816

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Governor Davey's Proclamation to the Aborigines 1816 collection
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Drawings
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Lieutenant-Governor George Arthur
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1829
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Champion 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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Robilt toy train locomotive, tender and cars

Robilt toy train locomotive, tender and cars

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy trains
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Sanatorium, Little Bay Hospital, NSW

Sanatorium, Little Bay Hospital, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Little Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1901
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Postcard featuring a coloured printed drawing of four Austrian soldiers, clustered around a table in a dugout, watching one of their number write a letter.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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