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Timber plate with image of an indigenous woman carrying a coolamon on her head, made by Bill Onus

Timber plate with image of an indigenous woman carrying a co...

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Australia
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Bill Onus
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The last stage

The last stage

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr James A. Turner
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'Dreaming at Kampurarrpa (Kamparrarrpa)', painted by Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula, 1976

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula
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1976
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Illuminated address to William Barbour

Illuminated address to William Barbour

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Illuminated addresses
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1907
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Christ  Church Cathedral, Grafton, NSW

Christ Church Cathedral, Grafton, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Postcard depicting George Beban of Paramount Pictures

Postcard depicting George Beban of Paramount Pictures

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Dandenong, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1923
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Two Australians

Two Australians

Political Cartooning 2006 collection - John Spooner
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Cartoons
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Mr John Spooner
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2005
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Head ornament

Head ornament

Olive Pink collection
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Headbands
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Miss Olive Pink
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Manning River, Taree

Manning River, Taree

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Manning River, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Head of Middle Harbour, Sydney, N.S.W

Head of Middle Harbour, Sydney, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Middle Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Machattie Park, Bathurst, 1905

Machattie Park, Bathurst, 1905

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1905
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Spear

Spear

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Jamieson Range, Western Australia, Australia
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Jackson Mclean
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Handwritten instructional document, describing the electrical lighting system for a toy theatre

Handwritten instructional document, describing the electrica...

Everitt and George Family collection
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Child's drawing, La Perouse, Sydney

Child's drawing, La Perouse, Sydney

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Stephen C
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Uncle Tom's Cabin, New South Wales - A Happy Xmas

Uncle Tom's Cabin, New South Wales - A Happy Xmas

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Earl Kitchener

Earl Kitchener

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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London, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Letter written by A.H. Glissan at Rocklands on March 30th 1899 accompanying the Oscar sketchbook

Letter written by A.H. Glissan at Rocklands on March 30th 18...

MacKenzie collection no. 2
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Letters
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1899
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Men Dancing at a Ceremony

Men Dancing at a Ceremony

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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Unknown
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearheads
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Calling of the Dolphins

Calling of the Dolphins

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Johnny Daylight-Lacey
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1999
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Ladies dyed pink satin right tango shoe, with a clear cut bead at the centre top

Ladies dyed pink satin right tango shoe, with a clear cut be...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dancing shoes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Callaghan Shoe Company
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1920
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Sydney Hospital, N.S.W

Sydney Hospital, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Hives of Wild Honey

Hives of Wild Honey

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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At the shaft

At the shaft

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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J Hutchings
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Post Office, Liverpool

Post Office, Liverpool

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Liverpool, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1907
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Northern Agricultural Association 1895 'Pair of Ponies'

Northern Agricultural Association 1895 'Pair of Ponies'

David Allen medals collection
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Medals
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1895
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Main Street, Mittagong, N.S.W

Main Street, Mittagong, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mittagong, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Postcard featuring a mounted photograph

Postcard featuring a mounted photograph "AUSTRALIANS LANDING...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Gallipoli, Turkey
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Brass fastening latch

Brass fastening latch

Department of Defence collection
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Fasteners
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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Government House

Government House

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Government House, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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NSW Government
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1849
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Greetings from  AUSTRALIA

Greetings from AUSTRALIA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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The plough, evening

The plough, evening

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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J Hutchings
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Turtle

Turtle

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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Louis J. Tipungwuti
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Water rat skin cape made from over 50 pelts

Water rat skin cape made from over 50 pelts

Hinchley Family collection
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Evening capes
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Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
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Schultz Tannery
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1940
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Hand made pick

Hand made pick

Olive Pink collection
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Not provided
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1977
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Brighton Hotel, overlooking Harbour, Kiama

Brighton Hotel, overlooking Harbour, Kiama

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Crown Studios
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Archibald Memorial. Sydney, N.S.W.

Archibald Memorial. Sydney, N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Hyde Park, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Port Denison, Sydney Harbour

Port Denison, Sydney Harbour

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Fort Denison, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Douglas Pratt
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Vertically-aligned rectangular brown medal presentation case with gold border around the edge of the lid

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Medal cases
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Black and white photograph of a procession

Black and white photograph of a procession

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Saddling Paddock, Randwick

Saddling Paddock, Randwick

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Randwick Racecourse, Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Hotel Bedford, Rue de l'Arcade - Salon de Lecture

Hotel Bedford, Rue de l'Arcade - Salon de Lecture

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Banaitscha/Banatja - # 2 of 5

Banaitscha/Banatja - # 2 of 5

Peter Redlich collection no. 1
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mungurrawuy Yunupingu
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1956
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Grand Sal'am

Grand Sal'am

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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NSW Bookstall Co Ltd
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Clovelly

Clovelly

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Clovelly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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Group of dignitaries seated in a grand stand watching a cricket match

Group of dignitaries seated in a grand stand watching a cric...

Nanette Ward collection
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Photographs
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Montreal, Canada
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Sir Thomas Tait
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1913
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Commonwealth Ave. Hotel Canberra + Albert Hall

Commonwealth Ave. Hotel Canberra + Albert Hall

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Leviathan Rock, Mt Buffalo, Victoria

The Leviathan Rock, Mt Buffalo, Victoria

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Buffalo, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Untitled painting by Elsie Tilmouth

Untitled painting by Elsie Tilmouth

Helen Eager and Christopher Hodges collection no. 2
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Acrylic paintings
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Utopia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Elsie Tilmouth
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1989
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Yass Spring Show, 1906, Second Prize

Yass Spring Show, 1906, Second Prize

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1906
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Film negative - Horses watering, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

Film negative - Horses watering, Arnhem Land, Northern Terri...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1928
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Fez Djedid - Rue du Marche (Souk)

Fez Djedid - Rue du Marche (Souk)

Adrian Luck collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Australian Army
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1916
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The Tree Lament

The Tree Lament

Benny Zable collection no. 2
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Manuscripts
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A lake on our island called Moantu

A lake on our island called Moantu

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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John G. Orsto
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Handwritten note with a recipe

Handwritten note with a recipe "To rid blow flies"

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Painting depicts human figures and goannas

Painting depicts human figures and goannas

Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 6
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Bark paintings
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Embroidered pocket from Australian Women's Cricket Team blazer worn by Ruby Lee, 1934-1935, sewn onto green woollen jacket

Embroidered pocket from Australian Women's Cricket Team blaz...

Ruby Lee collection
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Jackets
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Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1934
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Top grinding stone [stone implement]

Top grinding stone [stone implement]

Stan Mitchell collection
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Upper grinding stones
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Mulka, South Australia, Australia
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Black and white photograph of E.R. Mayne walking off the cricket field, 1921

Black and white photograph of E.R. Mayne walking off the cri...

Nanette Ward collection
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Cheltenham, Gloucesterchire, England
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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1921
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