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Glass plate negative - Humbert River station, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

Glass plate negative - Humbert River station, Northern Terri...

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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Australia, Coogee near Sydney

Australia, Coogee near Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Coogee, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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Affidavit related to the proposed marriage between convicts William Brakefield and Maria Downes

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I Dowdle collection
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Evandale, Tasmania, Australia
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1847
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Melba Falls, Lorne

Melba Falls, Lorne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Melba Falls, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Charles H. Young
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Invitation 'To meet the High Commissioner for Canada, Major-General Victor W. Oldum, C.B, C.M.G., D.S.O...', 1942

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Betty Hall collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1942
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Specs' of our Land.  Look in these 'Specs' and thou will see, A place I know thats loved by thee

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Neutral Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Boondara, showing a man in a coat & tie holding a gate open for a shorn sheep

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Boondara, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1918
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Pink envelope for holding postcards

Pink envelope for holding postcards

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Envelopes
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Armadale, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Central Railway Station, Sydney

Central Railway Station, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Central Railway Station, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Glass plate negative - Expedition party crossing a clay flat, north-west of Gill's Bluff, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1919
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Mary Gilmore's typewriter

Mary Gilmore's typewriter

Fran Johnson collection
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Typewriters
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L.C. Smith & Bros Typewriter Company
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Card of appreciation

Card of appreciation

Margot Child collection
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Mrs Margot Child
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Images and documents to do with installation of craft held at Tandanya.

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Bart Sansbury collection
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Bark painting 'Mimi and Namorodo Spirits' by Dick Nguleingulei Murrumurru, Gunbalanya

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Dick N. Murrumurru
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Electrode glove

Electrode glove

Graeme Clark, University of Melbourne - Cochlear Limited collection
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Health and medical equipment
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Middle Harbor, Sydney

Middle Harbor, Sydney

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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1910
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National park, New South Wales

National park, New South Wales

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

Trial

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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John H. Clark
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1813
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Christmas card with message from Governor-General William Slim, 1959

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Christmas cards
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William Slim
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1959
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Message stick

Message stick

University of Sydney collection
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Not provided
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1957
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Small red and white checked cotton bag containing tea leaves

Small red and white checked cotton bag containing tea leaves

Dot Butler collection no. 2
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Tea-leaves
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The monolith, Mt Buffalo, Victoria

The monolith, Mt Buffalo, Victoria

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mount Buffalo, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Kangaroo hunting, Australia

Kangaroo hunting, Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Commander 3 1/2 years, Sold to Stephen Osborne, 40 guineas

Commander 3 1/2 years, Sold to Stephen Osborne, 40 guineas

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Photographs
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View from Oliver's Hill, Frankston, Vic

View from Oliver's Hill, Frankston, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Olivers Hill, Frankston, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Amalgamated House & Ship Painters, Paperhangers & Decorators Employees Association (NSW)

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Andrew Reeves collection no. 5
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Membership certificates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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W C Penfold and Co Pty Ltd
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1875
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Farm workers at Boondara,

Farm workers at Boondara,

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Boondara, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1918
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Upper Lane Cove

Upper Lane Cove

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lane Cove, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Alfred R. Coffey
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Black and white cartoon titled 'Cemetery of Women'

Black and white cartoon titled 'Cemetery of Women'

Judy Horacek collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Ms Judy Horacek
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1995
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Photograph of Winnie O'Sullivan and Lily Molloy and others

Photograph of Winnie O'Sullivan and Lily Molloy and others

Kevin Hannan collection
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Photographs
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Los Angeles, California, United States of America
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Winnie O'Sullivan
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1917
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Foreshore, Lorne, Vic

Foreshore, Lorne, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lorne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Painting depicts an abstract design with flying foxes

Painting depicts an abstract design with flying foxes

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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Munggurrawuy Yunapingu
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1965
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Painting depicts two wallabies, two emus and three large serpents

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Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dula Ngurruwuthun
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Soldier's memorial, Yea, Vic

Soldier's memorial, Yea, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Yea, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Second prize card awarded at the Yass Spring Show, 1906

Second prize card awarded at the Yass Spring Show, 1906

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1906
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Envelope addressed to W P Faithfull Springfield Goulburn

Envelope addressed to W P Faithfull Springfield Goulburn

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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William P. Faithfull
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Ve 8 Hankow 12 14 1640....VERY DELIGHTED LOVE, KARL

Ve 8 Hankow 12 14 1640....VERY DELIGHTED LOVE, KARL

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Telegrams
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Strong toy train road bridge in a box

Strong toy train road bridge in a box

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy structures
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Liverpool Plains P A & H Association 1877 'Arab Stallion'

Liverpool Plains P A & H Association 1877 'Arab Stallion'

David Allen medals collection
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Medals
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1877
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Ferrier's Lever Wool Press, Serial No 1831, made by Humble & Sons, Geelong, c.1912

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Department of Administrative Services collection
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Wool presses
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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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Humble and Sons
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1876
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Wentworth Hotel, South Coast, NSW

Wentworth Hotel, South Coast, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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South Coast, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Awelye painting by June Bird

Awelye painting by June Bird

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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June Bird
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1989
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Leicester Castle

Leicester Castle

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Kodak Ltd
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Bamboo hybrid stringed musical instrument called a 'dan tre', an original creation by Vietnamese refugee Minh Tam Nguyen

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Minh Nguyen collection
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Musical instruments
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Philippines
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Mr Minh Tam Nguyen
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1982
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Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1887

Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1887

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1887
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Sepia postcard featuring a photograph of a rowboat

Sepia postcard featuring a photograph of a rowboat

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Envelope for a copy of the Jerilderie Letter, which was originally written by Ned Kelly

Envelope for a copy of the Jerilderie Letter, which was orig...

Christies Auction collection
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Envelopes
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Stringybark Creek, Victoria, Australia
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Edward 'Ned' Kelly
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1879
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Sundowners at a Homestead

Sundowners at a Homestead

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Lorelle Sample's domestic science notebook from University of Melbourne

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Lorelle Moore collection
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Notebooks
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Lorelle Moore
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1931
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Ceremonial wooden wheelbarrow used at the turning of the first sod at works on railways commenced at Port Augusta, Oodnadatta, Tarcoola and Alice Springs bewteen 1912 and 2001

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Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Wheelbarrows
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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W J. Spence
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1877
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Bark painting 'Part of the story of Bama Bama the spirit man' by Narritjin Maymuru, Yirrkala, 1967

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J Davidson collection no. 3
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Yirrkala, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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1967
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Zeiss binocular microscope and case

Zeiss binocular microscope and case

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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Microscopes
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Carl Zeiss
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Letter

Letter

Betty Hall collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1944
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Diary of a boat trip from Melbourne to Japan via Sydney, Brisbane, Townsville, Magnetic Island, Cairns, Thursday Island, Hong Kong, Canton and Shanghai in 1935

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Lorelle Moore collection
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Diaries
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Victoria, Australia
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Lorelle Moore
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1935
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Railway Station Werris Creek N.S.W.

Railway Station Werris Creek N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Gympie, Queensland, Australia
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Murray Views
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Randwick Race Course, Sydney, NSW

Randwick Race Course, Sydney, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Randwick Racecourse, Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Dry River Bridge, Quaama

Dry River Bridge, Quaama

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Quaama, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Tararazuka Hotel, Japan

Tararazuka Hotel, Japan

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Japan
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Postcard featuring a colour image of the S.S. Afric on a stormy sea

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Great Britain
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Postcard featuring a photograph of German sailors and officials on Wingecarribee Riverbank, Berrima, N.S.W.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Berrima, New South Wales, Australia
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