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Knife made from a ground-down flat file, with a corn cob handle, as used by swagmen in the Depression era

Knife made from a ground-down flat file, with a corn cob han...

Paul Watts collection
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Knives
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Gatton, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Paul Watts
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1986
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Red cedar and raffia paddle 'kaba'

Red cedar and raffia paddle 'kaba'

Saibai Island Dance Group collection
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Paddles
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Saibai Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Saibai Island Dance Group
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1996
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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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Double Bay, Sydney [showinng Darling Point]

Double Bay, Sydney [showinng Darling Point]

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Double Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Double Two shirt means Double Wear and Double Value ... At David Jones

The Double Two shirt means Double Wear and Double Value ... ...

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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David Jones Ltd
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1946
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Coogee NSW

Coogee NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Coogee, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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The Harbour from Kirribilli, Sydney, NSW

The Harbour from Kirribilli, Sydney, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Hunting in the mangroves

Hunting in the mangroves

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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Anacleta Timaepatua
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Glass spearhead

Glass spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Victory March Through London, 3rd May, 1919

Victory March Through London, 3rd May, 1919

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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1919
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Letter by Charles Harris to his grand daughter Louese White

Letter by Charles Harris to his grand daughter Louese White

Tony Hill collection no. 4
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Letters
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Mr Anthony Hill
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Painting depicts fourteen small rectangles between band of pigment rendered across the top and the bottom

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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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Polly Miller, Poinomaju
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1965
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Valentines Series - Caddy Plays the Game

Valentines Series - Caddy Plays the Game

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Australian Cricketing Team, 1888

The Australian Cricketing Team, 1888

Sporting Memorabilia collection
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Photographs
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London, England
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London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company Limited
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1888
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Typed invoice addressed to Mr E Redlich from the Church Missionary Society dated the 10 July 1956.

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E Redlich collection
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Invoices
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Mr Ernst Redlich
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1956
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Carrington Hospital, Camden

Carrington Hospital, Camden

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Camden, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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District Hospital, Windsor, April

District Hospital, Windsor, April

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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1949
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Print

Print

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Woollen mills and foundry, Castlemaine, Vic

Woollen mills and foundry, Castlemaine, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Miss Carell's Grave

Miss Carell's Grave

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Pair of wooden skis made from hand-cut mountain ash, with leather bindings

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Donald Maclurcan collection no. 2
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Skis
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Kiandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Geoffrey Yen
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1860
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A bound collection of children's condolence cards for the victims of the Bali bombing

A bound collection of children's condolence cards for the vi...

Bali Bombings 2002 Memorial - Parliament of Victoria collection
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Albums
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Essendon, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Penleigh & Essendon Grammar School
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2002
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Glass plate negative - Women's camp fight, photographed by Herbert Basedow

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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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1922
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Merit certificate awarded to Ruby Monaghan

Merit certificate awarded to Ruby Monaghan

Ruby Lee collection
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Certificates
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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1930
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Courtroom sketch of the Chamberlain trial by Veronica O'Leary, dated 28 September 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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Recipe folder

Recipe folder

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Folders
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Page's dog, Qus

Page's dog, Qus

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Antarctica
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Imp

The Imp

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Certificate

Certificate

David Westcott collection no. 6
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Prize certificates
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1891
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Glass plate negative - Expedition buggy on bed of Todd River, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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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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1920
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The Chalet, Mt Buffalo, Vic

The Chalet, Mt Buffalo, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Buffalo Chalet, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Postcard featuring Melbourne Cup winner - Auraria

Postcard featuring Melbourne Cup winner - Auraria

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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1895
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Armband - Milingimbi, N.T.

Armband - Milingimbi, N.T.

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Armbands
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Fair Breeze

Fair Breeze

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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Lithgow industries.  The ironworks, the smelting works, the blast furnace

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

Spear

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spears
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Constance Faithfull, Florence Ethel (Bobbie) Faithfull on cushion and Ethel Faithfull

Constance Faithfull, Florence Ethel (Bobbie) Faithfull on cu...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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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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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Richard H. Tungutalum
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Seven green glass eyes at various stages of completion with display stand

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Paul McClarin collection
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Glass eyes
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Mr Paul McClarin
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Florence Faithfull

Florence Faithfull

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Panorama of Beechworth, Vic

Panorama of Beechworth, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Beechworth, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Princes Bridge & City Terminus of M. & H.B. Railway, Melbourne, in the 'Fifties'.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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M & HB Railway Company
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1850
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Darlinghurst, Sydney

Darlinghurst, Sydney

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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Notebook

Notebook

Thompson Family collection
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Postcard featuring a colour cartoon of six people standing outside a Fry's Chocolates shop

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Soldiers next to train at Hornsby Railway station

Soldiers next to train at Hornsby Railway station

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Medical inspection card for Mrs Elna Glover 1919

Medical inspection card for Mrs Elna Glover 1919

Enid Treadgold collection
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Medical records
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Elna Glover
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1919
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Courtroom sketch 'She was to my mind a perfect little mother.' 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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Convict love token from James Keen

Convict love token from James Keen

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Young man wearing military uniform - 'Think this is Malcolm McKellar'

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Postcard featuring photograph captioned Preparing for Branding

Postcard featuring photograph captioned Preparing for Brandi...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Charles H. Kerry
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Poster

Poster

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Posters
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Postcard featuring Melbourne Cup winner - Newhaven

Postcard featuring Melbourne Cup winner - Newhaven

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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1896
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Ayers Rock fruit salad

Ayers Rock fruit salad

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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T-shirts
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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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Josette Apuatjimi
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St Georges C.E. Hurstville

St Georges C.E. Hurstville

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Hurstville, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Postcard featuring photograph captioned Carrying on the Western Roads

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Charles H. Kerry
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'Nyaru' by Charlie Wallabi, 2007

'Nyaru' by Charlie Wallabi, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Charlie Wallabi
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2007
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