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Sculpture titled 'The Dismissal - 20th Anniversary', featuring Gough Whitlam, John Kerr and Malcolm Fraser

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John Shakespeare collection no. 2
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Sculptures
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr John Shakespeare
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1995
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His old home

His old home

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr James A. Turner
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Horse and Cowboy 1998

Horse and Cowboy 1998

Liesl Rockchild collection
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Bush toys
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Santa Teresa, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tristan Young
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1998
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting the first Holden car

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Coles-Myer collection
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Commemorative medals
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Victoria, Australia
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Coles-Myer Ltd
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1948
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Prince Alfred Hospital

Prince Alfred Hospital

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Australian swimmers Fanny Durack and Mina Wylie with British swimmer Jennie Fletcher

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National Sports Information Centre collection
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Australia
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Miss Sarah Frances 'Fanny' Durack
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1910
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Courtroom sketch 'Lindy Chamberlain listens [to] Michael 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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St John of Gods R.C Hospital, Goulburn, NSW

St John of Gods R.C Hospital, Goulburn, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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The Catholic Church
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Glass plate negative - Rock engravings, Deception Creek, Red Gorge, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, between 1905 and 1914

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Deception Creek, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1900
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The Railway Station, Adelaide, SA

The Railway Station, Adelaide, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Certificate awarded at the Launceston National Agricultural and Pastoral Society of Tasmania for first prize for a bridge cloth

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1967
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QSL card for VK4GU, Australia

QSL card for VK4GU, Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Baby's bonnet

Baby's bonnet

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Baby bonnets
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Cunard White Star 'RMS Lancastria' cabin smoking room

Cunard White Star 'RMS Lancastria' cabin smoking room

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Cunard White Star Limited
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Parumparuma changed bird

Parumparuma changed bird

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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Emmanuel Puruntatameri
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Wedgwood & Bentley blue jasper portrait medallion of naturalist Johann Reinhold Forster

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Wedgwood & Bentley Portrait Medallions collection
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Portrait medallions
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England
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Wedgwood
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1775
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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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Bark painting depicting a Rainbow Serpent by John Mawurndjul, Marrkolidjban, 1981

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Marrkolidjban, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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John Mawurndjul
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1981
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The hospital, Swan Hill, Vic

The hospital, Swan Hill, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Swan Hill, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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1975 Victorian Decentralisation Awards [Bendigo Pottery]

1975 Victorian Decentralisation Awards [Bendigo Pottery]

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Photograph albums
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Part of a bridge, still under construction, with people standing around and on the bridge

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Parliament House (Sydney)

Parliament House (Sydney)

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Parliament House, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Fine bone china bowl in a presentation case, especially made by Wedgwood to commemorate the Australian Bicentenary in 1988

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Waterford Wedgwood Australia Limited collection
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Staffordshire, England
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Wedgwood
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1987
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He's got the Country at his back

He's got the Country at his back

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL card for VK4K4, From the Heart of the Queensland Sugar Belt

QSL card for VK4K4, From the Heart of the Queensland Sugar B...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Queensland, Australia
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Bark painting depicting Macassans boiling down trepang by Mathaman Marika, Yirrkala, 1964

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J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mathaman Marika
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1964
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Film negative - Outcrop of desert sandstone, Lambina Soakage Well, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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1903
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'Trencho' board game.

'Trencho' board game.

World War Board Game collection no. 1
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Board games
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Red wool cut-away riding jacket with tails (hunting pinks)

Red wool cut-away riding jacket with tails (hunting pinks)

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sports clothing
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Album containing 12 gramophone records compiled by Herbert Browne

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Herbert Browne collection
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Audio records
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Heather Henderson (nee Menzies) with her daughter, Edwina

Heather Henderson (nee Menzies) with her daughter, Edwina

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Pearl Faithfull wearing a pale-coloured dress

Pearl Faithfull wearing a pale-coloured dress

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dear me! I wasn't aware that Mr Sanders was addicted to drink...

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Castel Hill, Townsville, Qld

Castel Hill, Townsville, Qld

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Pink dance program  titled 'Government House'

Pink dance program titled 'Government House'

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Black wooden walking stick with a bulbous ornately carved ivory grip.

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Sir Isaac Isaacs collection
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Walking-sticks
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1935
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Aboriginals, La Perouse

Aboriginals, La Perouse

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Sydney

Sydney

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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Melaleuca ericifloia

Melaleuca ericifloia

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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St. Mary's Cathedral, Sydney

St. Mary's Cathedral, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Terracotta bowl with glazed sgaffito decoration by Tjunkaya Tapaya, 2005

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Bowls
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjunkaya Tapaya
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Australia Day 1918

Australia Day 1918

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Commemorative badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Atkinson & Co
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1918
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Mountain Rest, Sassafras, Victoria

Mountain Rest, Sassafras, Victoria

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sassafras, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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1914
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Australian Native, the Picnic

Australian Native, the Picnic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Norman A. Lindsay
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Nowra Bridge

Nowra Bridge

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Nowra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Majarrka shield by Yanpiyarti Ned Cox, 2007

Majarrka shield by Yanpiyarti Ned Cox, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Shields
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Yanpiyarti N. Cox
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2007
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What a fright she got!

What a fright she got!

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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In these days of cheap Chinese labour

In these days of cheap Chinese labour

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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China
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Photographic postcard depicting Zeynard's Marvellous Midget Circus - Girl balancing on a rope

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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'Wulawarry' freshwater eel tailed catfish and 'Bipupan' file snakes at Murwangi

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Sally Banyard collection
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Bark paintings
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Arafura Swamp, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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George Garrawun
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1984
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Glass spearhead

Glass spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Wen my farther an my mother forsake me

Wen my farther an my mother forsake me

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sketches of Tommy's life - Out on rest - No 8

Sketches of Tommy's life - Out on rest - No 8

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Paris, France
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Salicornia australis

Salicornia australis

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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1875
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Maroubra Beach, Sydney, NSW

Maroubra Beach, Sydney, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Maroubra Beach, Maroubra, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Oval woven fibre basket

Oval woven fibre basket

Ursula McConnel collection
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Baskets
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Miss Ursula H. McConnel
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1930
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Nell  Basedow in a rickshaw, Colombo, Sri Lanka, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1931 or 1932

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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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Standard Half Bushel gun-metal grain measure

Standard Half Bushel gun-metal grain measure

Geoff Gray collection
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London, England
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NSW Government
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1832
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An after-Christmas wail

An after-Christmas wail

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Fish scoop

Fish scoop

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Fishing equipment
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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