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Convict love token from Thomas Burbury, 1832

Convict love token from Thomas Burbury, 1832

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Lettercard:  Mosman Bay, Sydney, N.S.W

Lettercard: Mosman Bay, Sydney, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Lettercards
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Mosman Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1912
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Convict love token from John Palmer, 1829

Convict love token from John Palmer, 1829

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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'Marapinti' by Josephine Nangala, 2008

'Marapinti' by Josephine Nangala, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Kiwirrkurra Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Josephine Nangala
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2008
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Pair of slippers made from wood, leather, cloth and gold thread, Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

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George Pappas collection no. 1
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Slippers
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Megisti, Greece
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Rose Pappas
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1922
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QSL card for VK2CI

QSL card for VK2CI

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Tapestry of the Great Wall of China, given to Prime Minister Gough Whitlam in China, and subsequently hung in ALP Heaquarters at John Curtin House

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Great Wall of China Tapestry collection
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Tapestries
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China
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Hon Edward G. Whitlam
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1973
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Discussion Poster No.42 - Trusteeship, UN stands guard over the rights of primitive people - August 22, 1949

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George W Barber collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Commonwealth Office of Education
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1949
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Painting on masonite by Marbi (aka Mack), 1965 - depicting trees, kangaroo and turtle

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Dr Alex Van der Leeden collection
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Paintings
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Numbulwar, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Marbi
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1965
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Headquarters racecourse Perth, WA

Headquarters racecourse Perth, WA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Lord Kitchener, Secretary of State for War - Britons for ever.

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Hotel Pacific, Lorne, Vic

Hotel Pacific, Lorne, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lorne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Bark painting 'Tortoises and fresh water crocodiles' by Birrikidji Gumana, Yirrkala, 1963

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Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Birrikitji Gumana
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1963
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Large metal lamp with a glass front and the interior painted in reflective silver

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Graeme Rex and Jane Avril Niehus collection no. 1
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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A Simpson and Son
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1878
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Joobaitch 'An old West Australian Aboriginal of the Guildford Tribe'

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Swan River, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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QSL card for VK2QC

QSL card for VK2QC

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1991
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Glass plate negative - The game of 'gorri', Humbert River station, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1922
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Fax Features

Fax Features

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Pencil sketch depicting three women

Pencil sketch depicting three women

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Savez Jugoslavenskih Iseljenika Australije

Savez Jugoslavenskih Iseljenika Australije

Marin Alagich collection no. 1
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Cards
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Message stick

Message stick

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Murchison, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1993
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Mechanics Hall, Stratford

Mechanics Hall, Stratford

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Copy negative - Dr Herbert Basedow on South Australian Government North-west Expedition, near present-day Granite Downs station, South Australia, photographed by Alfred E. Treloar using Basedow's camera, 1903

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Alfred Treloar
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1903
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Certificate awarded at the Pine Rivers Agricultural, Horticultural and Industrial Association, 1962 for first prize for a jug cover

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Pine Rivers, Queensland, Australia
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Pine Rivers Agricultural Horticultural & Industrial Association
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1962
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Hatchet head

Hatchet head

Douglas Seaton collection
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Hatchets
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Russell River, Queensland, Australia
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Music Hall, Kenmore Asylum

Music Hall, Kenmore Asylum

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Convict love token from Jo Holloway, 1831

Convict love token from Jo Holloway, 1831

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Hotel Rex, Macleay St, Potts Point, NSW

Hotel Rex, Macleay St, Potts Point, NSW

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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The crab

The crab

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 6
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nangingapa
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1969
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George Edwards as

George Edwards as "Inspector Scott"

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Film negative - Jetty, Fowlers Bay, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Racing Colours - The Parade

Racing Colours - The Parade

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Seventeen Elizabeth Bay Rd. Elizabeth Bay N.S.W.

Seventeen Elizabeth Bay Rd. Elizabeth Bay N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Elizabeth Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Memento of Opening of the First Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia, by the Duke of Cornwall & York at Melbourne May 1901

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Royal Visit 1901 collection
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Commemorative books
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Osboldstone & Atkins
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1901
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Reaping

Reaping

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Hammond brand Multiplex typewriter with removable cover

Hammond brand Multiplex typewriter with removable cover

National Library of Australia collection
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Typewriters
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United States of America
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Hammond Typewriter Company
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Trellised wines in a Burgoyne vineyard

Trellised wines in a Burgoyne vineyard

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Piece of felt

Piece of felt

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Textile lengths
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Cinema advertising slide promoting Hartley Cycles, about 1937

Cinema advertising slide promoting Hartley Cycles, about 193...

Cycling in Australia - Cinema Advertising collection
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Lantern slides
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Unused rectangular beige and brown sign that designates a protected Aboriginal burial ground

Unused rectangular beige and brown sign that designates a pr...

Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority NT collection
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Signs
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority
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1987
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Australian Mining. Puddling

Australian Mining. Puddling

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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Convict love token from M. Lang, 1840

Convict love token from M. Lang, 1840

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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National Park, Sydney

National Park, 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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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Old Oak Avenue, Parramatta Park, N.S.W

Old Oak Avenue, Parramatta Park, N.S.W

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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Robilt toy train tank wagon

Robilt toy train tank wagon

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy railway cars
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Sturt St, Ballarat

Sturt St, Ballarat

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Elizabeth Bay, Sydney

Elizabeth Bay, Sydney

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Brick was made using the 'Knitlock' brickmaking machine

Brick was made using the 'Knitlock' brickmaking machine

W Herbert and C Peters collection
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Bricks
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New South Wales, Australia
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Warren Herbert
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1984
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Letter

Letter

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Letters
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Chungking, China
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1935
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Calling card

Calling card

Robin Moorhouse collection
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Visiting cards
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Penfolds Wine Pty Ltd
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Postcard featuring two horses with jockeys in a field

Postcard featuring two horses with jockeys in a field

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Kodak
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Elizabeth Street, Sydney

Elizabeth Street, 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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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Shire Hall, Yarrawonga, Vic

Shire Hall, Yarrawonga, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Yarrawonga, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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The Kuri dance; The Palti dance

The Kuri dance; The Palti dance

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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George French Angas
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1847
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Congregational Church Marrickville

Congregational Church Marrickville

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Best Wishes from Bourke

Best Wishes from Bourke

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bourke, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Bohemian Dramatic Co Sydney & Melbourne - Sir Errol Fitzgerald

Bohemian Dramatic Co Sydney & Melbourne - Sir Errol Fitzgera...

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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Convict love token from E.H. Elliot

Convict love token from E.H. Elliot

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Western electrical voltmeter, model 45 no. 24360

Western electrical voltmeter, model 45 no. 24360

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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Voltmeters
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Newark, New Jersey, United States of America
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Weston
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1921
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