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Image Title and Collection What Where Who When
Pair of ladies dyed pink satin tango shoes

Pair of ladies dyed pink satin tango shoes

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dancing shoes
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1920
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Nursing sister holding child

Nursing sister holding child

Ken Welton collection
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Photographic slides
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1956
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Parallel metal tracks on the road near a corner hotel

Parallel metal tracks on the road near a corner hotel

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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South Australia, Australia
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1909
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George III beef wood (casuarina) and tulipwood banded Pembroke White-Hamond table from the First Fleet

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First Fleet Table collection
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Tables
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London, England
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Surgeon-General John White
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1788
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Willlie McClelland's children

Willlie McClelland's children

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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Shell money
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Professor Wallace Edwin Armstrong
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1923
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SS Minimbah wrecked on the end of the breakwater wall at Manning River, NSW, 1910

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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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North Coast Steam Navigation Company
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1910
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Govt. House Entrance, North Terrace, Adelaide, S.A.

Govt. House Entrance, North Terrace, Adelaide, S.A.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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A Signal of Distress or the Xmas Visitor

A Signal of Distress or the Xmas Visitor

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Prints
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London, England
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Thomas McLean
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1832
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Convict love token from R. Cooper

Convict love token from R. Cooper

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Angus and Robertson Ltd

Angus and Robertson Ltd

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Angus & Robertson
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Glass plate negative - Aboriginal postman carrying mail between Nullabor station, South Australia, and Eucla, Western Australia, 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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Gold medal from the Royal Agricultural Society of N.S.W. Royal Easter Show Sydney 1929

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Colledge Family collection
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Medals
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1929
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Ceriops tagal

Ceriops tagal

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Passenger's small card pass valid for P&O RMS 'Strathmore' at Fremantle, Adelaide and Melbourne from 10-19 September, 1950

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Andrzej Jedrzejowski collection
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Passes
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1950
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Photographic prints depicting the toy theatre

Photographic prints depicting the toy theatre

Everitt and George Family collection
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Paperback book titled 'With Stoddart's Team in Australia' by Prince Ranjitsinhji, 1898

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Nanette Ward collection
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Books
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London, England
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Prince Kumar S. Ranjitsinhji
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1898
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Colour photograph of Benny Zable in costume protesting

Colour photograph of Benny Zable in costume protesting

Benny Zable collection no. 2
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Photographs
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Mr Benjamin 'Benny' Zable
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Men dressed as clowns and soldiers

Men dressed as clowns and soldiers

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Belfast, Northern Ireland
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Factory made wooden dolly peg

Factory made wooden dolly peg

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes pegs
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New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
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Pioneer Woodware Co
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1930
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Painting depicts people, birds and fish

Painting depicts people, birds and fish

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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Narritjin Maymuru
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1966
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Wooden mallet

Wooden mallet

Guiseppe Picone collection
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Mallets
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Mr Guiseppe '. Picone
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Bark painting 'Mythical Creature' by Bob Balirrbalirr Dirdi, Gunbalanya, 1974

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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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Bob Balirrbalirr Dirdi
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1974
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Balmoral Beach, Sydney, NSW

Balmoral Beach, Sydney, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Balmoral Beach, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Girl's fancy dress garment, hand-painted with cartoons and caricatures showing the work of the Heidelberg Unemployment Bureau

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Patricia Worthington collection
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Fancy dress costumes
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Heidelberg, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Chalcraft
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1930
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Life. Be in it poster: Every little bit helps!

Life. Be in it poster: Every little bit helps!

Alex and Paddy Stitt collection
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Advertising posters
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The shipping companies welcome the Prince

The shipping companies welcome the Prince

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1920
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Copy negative - Boy practicing with toy shield and boomerang, Arrernte people, Alberga Creek, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920-1924

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Negatives
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Central Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Glass plate negative - Expedition caravan crossing sandy desert, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Letter providing an employment reference for Miss Edith Spence from Lilian Peer, Technical High School

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Business letters
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1912
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Embroidery patterns

Embroidery patterns

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Embroidery patterns
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Spear with clear glass 'Kimberley Point' blade

Spear with clear glass 'Kimberley Point' blade

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 2
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Spears
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Balmoral House, Katoomba

Balmoral House, Katoomba

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Katoomba, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1915
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Fire dreaming

Fire dreaming

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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Yama
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1965
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Certificates
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Royal Agricultural and Horticultural Society of South Australia
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1947
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Dent Two Day Marine Chronometer No 46982 in wooden case

Dent Two Day Marine Chronometer No 46982 in wooden case

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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Dent & Co
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1895
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Brown glazed toby jug depicting Sir Robert Menzies

Brown glazed toby jug depicting Sir Robert Menzies

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Toby jugs
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Sir Robert 'Bob' G. Menzies
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Australians.  Greetings at Xmas

Australians. Greetings at Xmas

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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England, United Kingdom
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B. B., London
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1912
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The Tourist.

The Tourist.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Journals
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Admiralty House

Admiralty House

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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'Oh dear, this is so sudden

'Oh dear, this is so sudden

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Miss May Hartshorn
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1906
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Music stick

Music stick

Central Australian souvenirs collection
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Clapsticks
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Postcard featuring racehorse - Cruciform

Postcard featuring racehorse - Cruciform

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Art Series
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Black Devereux Bowly clock, brought to Australia by the Blaxland family in the early 1800's.

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Daryl Blaxland collection
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Mantel clocks
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Smiling woman

Smiling woman

Tania Verstak collection
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Photographs
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Helensburgh

Helensburgh

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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New South Wales, Australia
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Kodak
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1929
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Frangaria Vesca

Frangaria Vesca

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Postcards
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The Harvest

The Harvest

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Painting depicts 11 human figures and 2 wallabies

Painting depicts 11 human figures and 2 wallabies

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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Mithili Wanambi
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1968
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Constance Faithfull

Constance Faithfull

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Print - Repose in the Mail

Print - Repose in the Mail

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Prints
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London, England
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Thomas McLean
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1835
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The Greatest Mother in the World - The Red Cross 1918

The Greatest Mother in the World - The Red Cross 1918

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Atkinson & Co
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1918
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What you will see by Giving Burley a let up will make you smile

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bernly Savoy Hotel.  Kings Cross. Sydney

Bernly Savoy Hotel. Kings Cross. Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Opening of Parliament House by Bevan Hayward [Pooaraar]

The Opening of Parliament House by Bevan Hayward [Pooaraar]

Bevan Hayward collection no. 1
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Drawings
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Mr Bevan Hayward
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1992
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West Maitland, N.S.W.

West Maitland, N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Maitland, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Australian Palace, Queensland Court, Franco-British Exhibition, London, 1908

Australian Palace, Queensland Court, Franco-British Exhibiti...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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London, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Certificate

Certificate

ET Fealy collection
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The traffic bridge, Macksville, NSW

The traffic bridge, Macksville, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Macksville, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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