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Wages book

Wages book

J B Young Ltd collection
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Wages books
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Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia
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J B Young Holdings Ltd
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1946
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Hawker, South Australia, Australia
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Country Women's Association
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1946
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Horses and Cowboy 1997

Horses and Cowboy 1997

Liesl Rockchild collection
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Bush toys
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Titjikala, Northern Territory, Australia
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David Wallace
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1997
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Painting depicts  X-ray style kangaroo with crosshatching

Painting depicts X-ray style kangaroo with crosshatching

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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Unknown
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1974
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Cranko 'SHELL' toy train fuel wagon

Cranko 'SHELL' toy train fuel wagon

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy railway cars
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The boys are playing basketball

The boys are playing basketball

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 Kerinaiua
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Advertising card featuring Jimmy Clabby

Advertising card featuring Jimmy Clabby

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising cards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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C & V Richards, Dentists, 94 Oxford St, City. Surgery

C & V Richards, Dentists, 94 Oxford St, City. Surgery

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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Cyclone Tracy evacuation registration card, 1974

Cyclone Tracy evacuation registration card, 1974

Geoff Finger collection
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Travel documents
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Geoff Finger
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1974
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Delivery docket from Hawkins Carriers Pty Ltd, 1960

Delivery docket from Hawkins Carriers Pty Ltd, 1960

ET Fealy collection
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Receipts
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1960
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Orient Line R.M.S. Orama 20,000 tons

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

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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1931
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The Royal Family Pop-Up Book

The Royal Family Pop-Up Book

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Pop-up books
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Patrick Montague-Smith
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1984
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Courtroom sketch 'Mrs Chamberlain' by Veronica O'Leary, dated 13 October 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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He'll be home soon, sick and wounded - GIVE HIM A HELPING HAND

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Palaeolithic European hand axe

Palaeolithic European hand axe

Stan Mitchell collection
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Two men, a woman, a boy and a girl in the front yardof a brick and tile house

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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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Photograph of Jane Strachan with Robertson and Annie Valentine

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Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Photographs
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Debrie Parvo model 'L' 35mm hand-crank movie camera and accessories, used by Frank Hurley

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Robert and Irene Goard collection
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Movie cameras
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Paris, France
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Andre Debrie
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1917
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Charlemont Private Hospital, Darlinghurst

Charlemont Private Hospital, Darlinghurst

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Letter from Alexander Mussen to William Mussen, September 1863

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Alexander Mussen collection
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Letters
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Alexander Mussen
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1863
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Seated Staffordshire porcelain figurine of Captain James Cook

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Staffordshire Figurine collection
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Human figures
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Alpha Factory
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1845
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Invitiation 'To meet His Excellency Dr. Hsu Mo, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary of the Republic of China', 1941

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Betty Hall collection
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Invitations
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1941
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Australian Troops March Through London

Australian Troops March Through London

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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London, England
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J. Beagles & Co.
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Castel Hill, Townsville, Qld

Castel Hill, Townsville, Qld

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Fifteen girls and five boys at the birthday party for Florence Ethel Faithfull and Mary Bryden, on the verandah at Springfield.

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Aboriginal breastplate for Ada Derika, Queen of Durham

Aboriginal breastplate for Ada Derika, Queen of Durham

HS McCullagh collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Durham, Queensland, Australia
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Ada Derika
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The revelation of God

The revelation of God

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Notes
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Glass plate negative - Nell Basedow hanging out washing, expedition camp at Dickerie Waterhole, 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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Turtle shell

Turtle shell

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 2
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Animal parts
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Hypoxis Glabella

Hypoxis Glabella

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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1873
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Convict love token from Elijah Swainson, 5th July, 1817

Convict love token from Elijah Swainson, 5th July, 1817

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Vehicle compliance plate for 1949 Model 48/215 Holden sedan

Vehicle compliance plate for 1949 Model 48/215 Holden sedan

Mary Munckton and Ian Metherall collection
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Motor car components
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1949
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Dip circle made by Dover-Charlton

Dip circle made by Dover-Charlton

Bureau of Mineral Resources collection
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Geophysical survey equipment
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Glass plate negative - Man holding north-western type of spearthrower and wearing pubic fur tassel, Wardaman people, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1922
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Page two of an account from Goldsborough Mort & Co. Ltd to A Lucian Faithfull, 15 January 1902

Page two of an account from Goldsborough Mort & Co. Ltd to A...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Business accounts
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'Two possums climbing the tree of life with bird guardian at top' by Narritjin Maymuru, Yirrkala, 1977

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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1977
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Ceremonial board

Ceremonial board

Papuan Official collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Posing for the Camera, Lake Tyers

Posing for the Camera, Lake Tyers

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Taemas Bridge near Yass

Taemas Bridge near Yass

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Taemas, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Star of the Sea - R.C. Church, Watson's Bay. N.S.W

Star of the Sea - R.C. Church, Watson's Bay. N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Watsons Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Catholic Church
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Convict love token from James Kelly, 1818

Convict love token from James Kelly, 1818

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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'Nyaru' by Brandy Tjungurrayi, 2007

'Nyaru' by Brandy Tjungurrayi, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Balgo, Western Australia, Australia
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Brandy Tjungurrayi
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2007
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Film negative - The expedition camp, Oodnadatta, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Oodnadatta, South Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1903
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Australian silver mounted emu egg inkstand with lift off lid

Australian silver mounted emu egg inkstand with lift off lid

Silver Inkstand collection
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Inkstands
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J M Wendt, Adelaide and Mount Gambier
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Silver presentation case for a magnifying glass

Silver presentation case for a magnifying glass

Captain Cook Magnifier collection
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Presentation cases
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London, England
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William Bayly
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1776
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Poster featuring a seated man making fire surrounded by hand made objects

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Replicas
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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George French Angas
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QSL card for VK5 SU F.M. Gray, Toorak, South Australia

QSL card for VK5 SU F.M. Gray, Toorak, South Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1935
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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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"SECOND PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1907, A., P., AND H SOCIETY"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1907
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Pencil sketch of a cat and a dog

Pencil sketch of a cat and a dog

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sketches
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Wedgwood & Bentley blue jasper medallion portrait of botanist, physician, zoologist and taxonomist Carolus Linnaeus

Wedgwood & Bentley blue jasper medallion portrait of botanis...

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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Cream-coloured partial dance program titled 'AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY'S BALL, 5th MAY 1869'

Cream-coloured partial dance program titled 'AGRICULTURAL SO...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dance programs
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1869
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Like the Boomerang May You Come Back

Like the Boomerang May You Come Back

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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QSL card for VK3ME

QSL card for VK3ME

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Milford Sound NZ: Terror Peak

Milford Sound NZ: Terror Peak

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Milford Sound, South Island, New Zealand
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Orroroo, South Australia, Australia
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Orroroo Agricultural Society Incorporated
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1939
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Certificate awarded at the Royal Melbroune Centenary Show, 1948 for first prize for a snow white play apron

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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H Hearne & Co Pty Ltd
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1948
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West Australian flora

West Australian flora

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Gang gang parrot

Gang gang parrot

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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John M. Cantle
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Card with text

Card with text

Gweneth Meyers collection
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Eye charts
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