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Image Title and Collection What Where Who When
Bark painting depicting a Macassan prau with four sailors, a tripod mast, mast sail, anchor and steering sweep

Bark painting depicting a Macassan prau with four sailors, a...

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mathaman Marika
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1965
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Three sheets of paper containing technical drawings for a canoe, drawn by Olegas Truchanas

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Melva Truchanas collection
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Technical drawings
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Olegas Truchanas
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1950
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Letter from Joseph Sharpe to Thomas Mussen, November 14th 1864

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Alexander Mussen collection
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Letters
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Pyramul, New South Wales, Australia
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Joseph Sharpe
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1864
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The wrong track

The wrong track

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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J Hutchings
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Wilmington, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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1928
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Beni Souef Bank of Egypt

Beni Souef Bank of Egypt

Adrian Luck collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Cairo, Egypt
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Australian Army
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Guwarrg Spreads the Sacred Law, Bark: Gurati  spreads the sacred law.Inv:

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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Narritjin Maymuru
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Clay pot by Thancoupie

Clay pot by Thancoupie

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Pots
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Thancoupie
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1975
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Typescript of Pearl Faithfull's [Lady Dilke] reminiscences of Springfield

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Documents
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Bark painting depicting the sun at Wuriupi by Deaf Tommy in Snake Bay, Melville Island, 1965

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Snake Bay, Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Deaf Tommy, Pukualamiri
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1965
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The pink cockatoo [Lophochroa Leadbeater]

The pink cockatoo [Lophochroa Leadbeater]

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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England, United Kingdom
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Convict love token from C. Allen., 1844

Convict love token from C. Allen., 1844

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Second World War Prisoner of War Banknote

Second World War Prisoner of War Banknote

David Westcott collection no. 6
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Banknotes
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1939
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Hert's Stairs, Rocks, Sydney

Hert's Stairs, Rocks, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Noongar Aboriginal men including Joobaitch (left) and Monnop (middle) ready for a Corroboree (WA)

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1932
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Australia wool teams at a railway station

Australia wool teams at a railway station

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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A Native of West-Australia

A Native of West-Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Western Australia, Australia
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Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts
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Muraina's Quarrel with Gandji, the Jabilai Man and Wurrban, the Emu Woman.

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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Djawa
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Lubra-Kate brand oil can

Lubra-Kate brand oil can

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 17
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Oil cans
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New York, United States of America
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Fiske Bros Refining Co
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Sharpe brand Dip Circle, Model D1-M, Serial Number 258

Sharpe brand Dip Circle, Model D1-M, Serial Number 258

Bureau of Mineral Resources collection no. 1
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Geophysical survey equipment
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At the head of Middle Harbour

At the head of Middle Harbour

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Port Augusta Rly.  Water supply, Flinders Ranges

Port Augusta Rly. Water supply, Flinders Ranges

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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GMH Pointers

GMH Pointers

Jack Heenan collection
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Magazines
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GM Holden Ltd
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1951
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Postcard featuring a coloured print showing draped

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Convict love token engraved with the names D. Clarke and M. White, 1828

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Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Boondara - horses and carts loaded with bales

Boondara - horses and carts loaded with bales

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Boondara, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1918
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Breaking the record

Breaking the record

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Boondara, showing five men standing near a car outside a timber house

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Boondara, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1917
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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Yirrkala, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Preparing for the Pukamani.

Preparing for the Pukamani.

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Pudjamirri
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Ocean Beach, Manly NSW

Ocean Beach, Manly NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Farm Cove, from Botanical Gardens, Sydney, N.S.W. / A Merry Christmas

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Farm Cove, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Winter Sunset off Southbourne

Winter Sunset off Southbourne

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Tomorrow night at 8

Tomorrow night at 8

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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"Yass Pastoral and Agricultural Association, SPRING SHOW, 19...

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Certificates
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1906
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Camelaku Tjukurpa [a story about camels] by Pantjiti Lionel

Camelaku Tjukurpa [a story about camels] by Pantjiti Lionel

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Acrylic paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Pantjiti Lionel
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2005
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The Tourist.

The Tourist.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Journals
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Pedal driven dentist's drill used by Lilija Kokle

Pedal driven dentist's drill used by Lilija Kokle

John Jankaus collection
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Dental equipment
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Ventspils, Latvia
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Mrs Lilija Kokle
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1924
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearheads
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Sargents Bakery

Sargents Bakery

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sargents Pty Ltd
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Painting depicts kangaroo, x-ray style

Painting depicts kangaroo, x-ray style

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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Murawina
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Black & White is easy to carry

Black & White is easy to carry

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Narra ceremonies by Birrikidji Gumana, Yirrkala, 1966

Narra ceremonies by Birrikidji Gumana, Yirrkala, 1966

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Birrikitji Gumana
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1966
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Sepia photograph of a group of people gathered for a rural event

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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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Bondi Baths, Sydney

Bondi Baths, Sydney

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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The Macleay River and Bridge, Kempsey

The Macleay River and Bridge, Kempsey

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Macleay River, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Postcard featuring a coloured illustration of an angel holding a white dove

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Western Suburbs, Brisbane rugby league cap worn by William Fahey, 1916

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Patricia Fahey collection
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Caps
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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1916
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Kilcunda Washaway of Ballast Pit Road

Kilcunda Washaway of Ballast Pit Road

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Kilcunda, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1911
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Photograph of the Australian Cricket team

Photograph of the Australian Cricket team

Nanette Ward collection
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Photographs
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Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America
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Purple Fairy Butterfly

Purple Fairy Butterfly

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Art Series
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1905
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Operating Theatre, Lewisham Hospital

Operating Theatre, Lewisham Hospital

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Champion Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, Wagga Wagga, 1890

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1890
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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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Courtroom sketch made at 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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Naluk - The Woman

Naluk - The Woman

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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1948
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The Drawing Room, Wentworth House, Sydney

The Drawing Room, Wentworth House, 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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1911
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Pink dance program titled 'GOVERNMENT HOUSE'

Pink dance program titled 'GOVERNMENT HOUSE'

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Audley National Park, Sydney N.S.W.

Audley National Park, Sydney N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Audley, Royal National Park, New South Wales, Australia
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