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Model boomerang

Model boomerang

JC Le Souef collection
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Small scale models
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Elwood, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Albert A. Le Souef
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1868
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Sago bag

Sago bag

Reverend and Mrs Fenn collection no. 2
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Food storage containers
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Light blue lines on a dark blue background

Light blue lines on a dark blue background

Balarinji Art collection no.2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Butterflies and dragonflies

Butterflies and dragonflies

Balarinji Art collection no.2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Resting place

Resting place

Balarinji Art collection no.2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Crystal Palace and Terraces. Festival of Empire

Crystal Palace and Terraces. Festival of Empire

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Crystal Palace, London, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1911
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Certificate with envelope and note

Certificate with envelope and note

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Certificates
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Hollow cylindrical wooden pipe with its shaft wrapped in Melaleuca bark, and tied with string, Yirrkala, 1948

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Smoking pipes
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Songs and their Singers - Any Rags

Songs and their Singers - Any Rags

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Army Nurses Day, October 27th, 1917

Army Nurses Day, October 27th, 1917

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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North Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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1917
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REGA brand pneumatic kerosene tank used with a burner to heat cattle branding irons, used on Idracowra Station, NT

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Leo Murphy collection
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Kerosene cooking stoves
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Rega Pty Ltd
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1968
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The Flood Tide Series -

The Flood Tide Series - "Welsher", Scene III. Act II.

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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1904
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Best wishes from Sydney. The Queen of the South

Best wishes from Sydney. The Queen of the South

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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Convict love token engraved with the initials J.T. and S.B., 1827

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Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Would You Care?

Would You Care?

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Abalone iron

Abalone iron

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Rodney Dillon collection
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Fishing equipment
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Palm leaf basket from Port Essington,  made by Queenie and Kathleen Cunningham, 2015

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Port Essington collection no. 2
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Baskets
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Cobourg Peninnsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Queenie Cunningham
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2015
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Bronte Beach - N.S.W

Bronte Beach - N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bronte Beach, Bronte, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Convict love token from 1820

Convict love token from 1820

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Igor Zorich collection
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Spearheads
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Mr Igor Zorich
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Blowering Dam

Blowering Dam

Snowy Scheme - Ken Johnson collection
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Programs
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Blowering Dam, New South Wales, Australia
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Water Conservation & Irrigation Commission
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1968
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Sticker

Sticker

Union of Australian Women collection
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Stickers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Stan Mitchell collection
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Edge-ground axe heads (stone)
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South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Church Street, Dubbo, NSW

Church Street, Dubbo, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Dubbo, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1904
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William Alfred Harris wearing a cap, with his wife, Jessie (nee Baker) and their children.

William Alfred Harris wearing a cap, with his wife, Jessie (...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Maroubra NSW

Maroubra NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Maroubra, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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People standing in the snow on train tracks at Katoomba railway station

People standing in the snow on train tracks at Katoomba rail...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Katoomba, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Kodak Ltd
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Pink partial dance program

Pink partial dance program

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dance programs
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The Sky's the Limit by J.M. Spaight

The Sky's the Limit by J.M. Spaight

William Beausang collection
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Books
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London, England
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1940
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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Gatji, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Nyurpaya painting

Nyurpaya painting

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Paintings
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Nyurpaya
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Cartoon of federal Labor politician Al Grassby

Cartoon of federal Labor politician Al Grassby

Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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Transcription of Hobart Monument

Transcription of Hobart Monument

Margot Child collection
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Documents
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1845
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Angelo Munkara
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1824
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Byron Bay lifeboat

Byron Bay lifeboat

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Inverell, New South Wales, Australia
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1909
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Camping grounds, Mt Gambier, SA

Camping grounds, Mt Gambier, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Aboriginal ceremony 'the sick warrior'

Aboriginal ceremony 'the sick warrior'

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Charles H. Kerry
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Stuart

Stuart

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Stanley Gallacher
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Glass plate negative - Aboriginal prisoners, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1905
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Government House & North Adelaide from North Terrace

Government House & North Adelaide from North Terrace

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Eudunda Red Cross 1918

Eudunda Red Cross 1918

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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Eudunda, South Australia, Australia
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Australian Red Cross Society
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1918
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Aphanopetalum resinosum

Aphanopetalum resinosum

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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Scenes - Australian Coast

Scenes - Australian Coast

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr Herbert Beecroft
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Floral pattern with red dots

Floral pattern with red dots

Balarinji Art collection no.2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Aboriginal 'bora', arrival of the novices

Aboriginal 'bora', arrival of the novices

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Charles H. Kerry
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Stainless steel serving spoon-fork

Stainless steel serving spoon-fork

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Serving spoons
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Belmont Guest House, Dromana, Vic

Belmont Guest House, Dromana, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Dromana, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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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 Windings of Sydney Harbour

The Windings of Sydney 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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1911
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White Horse Point & Drummoyne from Balmain

White Horse Point & Drummoyne from Balmain

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Drummoyne, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Slipcast terracotta mug with mukata (beanie) design, made by Peter Ward using Ernabella artists designs, for Ernabella at Bondi Pavilion event, 2004

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Mugs
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Peter Ward
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2004
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Maureen Maloney
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Unknown
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Sir Ernest Cable's property, Devo

Sir Ernest Cable's property, Devo

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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1915
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Mustering

Mustering

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr James A. Turner
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Rose Bay, Sydney, NSW

Rose Bay, Sydney, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Rose Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Open weave basket made from white flag iris, by Zoe Rimmer

Open weave basket made from white flag iris, by Zoe Rimmer

Tayenebe collection
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Baskets
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Miss Zoe Rimmer
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Annie Saward
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Green coloured cardboard menu cover with paper menu insert

Green coloured cardboard menu cover with paper menu insert

Busy Bee Cafe collection
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Menus
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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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The Busy Bee Cafe Gunnedah
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1939
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