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Painting depicts two crocodiles

Painting depicts two crocodiles

Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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HMAS Sydney

HMAS Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Campfire at night

Campfire at night

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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Marie S. Tipuamantumirri
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Interior of St Paul's Church, Mt Gambier, SA

Interior of St Paul's Church, 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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Convict love token from I.B., 1843

Convict love token from I.B., 1843

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Cream cotton apron altered for Red Cross use during WWI fundraising

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Work aprons
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Photograph of Ruby Monaghan in cricket attire

Photograph of Ruby Monaghan in cricket attire

Ruby Lee collection
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Photographs
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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Texas, Greenknowe Ave, Potts Point

Texas, Greenknowe Ave, Potts Point

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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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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'Water Dreaming' - made and painted by Mick Wallankarri Tjakamarra, 1975

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Goodmans collection
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Boomerangs
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mick Wallankarri Tjakamarra
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1970
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Convict love token from R.S.

Convict love token from R.S.

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Rushcutters Bay, Sydney (Showing Road)

Rushcutters Bay, Sydney (Showing Road)

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Rushcutters Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Glass plate negative - Bush scene, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory. The stringy-bark has had its bark removed for the purpose of constructing a canoe, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1911

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1911
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The Burley boy draws attention

The Burley boy draws attention

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Fairy Bower, Manly, NSW

Fairy Bower, Manly, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Spastic Centre 'Audrie doll' collection box

The Spastic Centre 'Audrie doll' collection box

Spastic Centre collection
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Collection boxes
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New South Wales, Australia
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Spastic Centre of NSW
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Certificate

Certificate

Woodleigh Shorthorn Stud collection
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Prize certificates
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Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria
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1984
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Prau

Prau

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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Nagingapa Naminyamanja
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1969
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S.S. Thode Fagelund stranded on Cronulla Beach

S.S. Thode Fagelund stranded on Cronulla Beach

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Cronulla Beach, Cronulla, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1908
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Notebook that contains a list of Eleanor and Eric Dark's record collection

Notebook that contains a list of Eleanor and Eric Dark's rec...

Eleanor Dark Foundation collection no. 1
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Notebooks
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Greetings from the Antipodes [image of Aboriginal woman wearing red spotted scarf]

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Colour photographic print of volunteers laying turf at St George football field, Rockdale, NSW

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St George Budapest Soccer Club collection
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Photographic prints
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Rockdale, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Set of twelve unused postage stamps

Set of twelve unused postage stamps

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Postage stamps
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Black and white photograph titled 'The Famous Catch', 1925

Black and white photograph titled 'The Famous Catch', 1925

Ruth Oldfield collection
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Sydney Cricket Ground, Moore Park, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William 'Bert' A. Oldfield
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1925
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Scientific Expedition to Haymen Island May, 1934

Scientific Expedition to Haymen Island May, 1934

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Notebooks
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Hayman Island, Queensland, Australia
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The Canberra Hotel, Brisbane
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1934
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Twin Falls, near Moss Vale, N.S.W

Twin Falls, near Moss Vale, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Fiztroy Falls, Fitzroy Falls, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Convict love token from J.F., 1828

Convict love token from J.F., 1828

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Envelope

Envelope

Margot Child collection
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Mrs Margot Child
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Piccadilly from Carminow, Mt Lofty, SA

Piccadilly from Carminow, Mt Lofty, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Piccadilly, Adelaide Hills, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Narrow wooden parrying shield

Narrow wooden parrying shield

Kilborn - Goojung Station collection
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Shields
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City Bridge and Lake Torrens, Adelaide, SA

City Bridge and Lake Torrens, Adelaide, SA

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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Blood collection kit

Blood collection kit

Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority collection
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Testing equipment
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Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority
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Boronia

Boronia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Townsville South

Townsville South

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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1914
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Album of pressed seaweed and moss specimens collected at Port Arthur, Van Diemens Land, 1836

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Port Arthur seaweed album collection
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Botanical specimens
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Port Arthur, Tasman Peninsula, Tasmania, Australia
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A street, probably in Bathurst.

A street, probably in Bathurst.

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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Envelope with an illustration of a merino ram on it

Envelope with an illustration of a merino ram on it

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Envelopes
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Castle of Rheinstein

Castle of Rheinstein

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Paintings
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Fish scoop

Fish scoop

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Fishing equipment
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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The ANZAC memorial and Lake of Reflection, Sydney, NSW

The ANZAC memorial and Lake of Reflection, Sydney, NSW

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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Sunlight Soap.  Cottage Home, Greendale Road, Port Sunlight

Sunlight Soap. Cottage Home, Greendale Road, Port Sunlight

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Small square handheld metal griller

Small square handheld metal griller

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Cooking equipment
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Four men standing in front of a shop

Four men standing in front of a shop

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Tasmania, Australia
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Gladys Cameron
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Envelope addressed to Miss Faithfull, Springfield, Goulburn, NSW, Australia, 22 May 1914

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Three page folded letter from John Close to Alice Close, Antarctica 1911

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John Collinson Close collection
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Letters
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Antarctica
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Mr John Henry Collinson Close
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1912
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Bethanga Bridge, near Albury, NSW

Bethanga Bridge, near Albury, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bethanga, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Tolaga Bay Flower Show 1916

Tolaga Bay Flower Show 1916

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Tolaga Bay, North Island, New Zealand
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1916
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Girl in Scottish costume

Girl in Scottish costume

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Scotland
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Government Offices, Melbourne, in the 'Fifties

Government Offices, Melbourne, in the 'Fifties

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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1850
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Four children, decorated with pictures of flowers, a letter and two cats

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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1908
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Children's drawing of soldier at Fort Dundas by Francis Damien Munkanomi, Bathurst Island NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Francis Damien Mukwamkum
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Spear

Spear

Ray and Dallas Maple Family collection no. 2
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Spears
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South Australia, Australia
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Howard Maple
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1930
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Bicornual [bicornuate] basket

Bicornual [bicornuate] basket

Queensland Bicornual Basket collection
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Baskets
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North-Eastern Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Unknown
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Meadmore toy tram-car and track

Meadmore toy tram-car and track

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy trams
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A halt. While the billy boils

A halt. While the billy boils

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Massey-Harris Co. Ltd
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1910
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Two invitations to Mrs I. Clark

Two invitations to Mrs I. Clark

Ben Chifley collection no. 3
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Invitations
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Journal of a Voyage to New South Wales

Journal of a Voyage to New South Wales

Surgeon General John White's Journal collection
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Journals
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New South Wales, Australia
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Surgeon-General John White
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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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Enid Purutataameri
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Kungkarangkalpa Attila

Kungkarangkalpa Attila

Songlines - Tjunkaya Tapaya collection
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Paintings
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Tjunkaya Tapaya
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2014
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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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Clement Antirimgaraka
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