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Aboriginal breastplate for King Wanney, 1861

Aboriginal breastplate for King Wanney, 1861

King Wanney Breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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1861
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Circus Waters Massacre by Dorcas Tinnimay Bennett, Judith Chambers and Delilah Shepherd, 2012

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Warakurna History Paintings collection no.2
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Paintings
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Dorcas T. Bennett
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2012
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Wattle Day, Our Emblem, Our Defenders, W.D.L. Ambulance Fund

Wattle Day, Our Emblem, Our Defenders, W.D.L. Ambulance Fund

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Charity badges
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North Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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1914
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Scenes - Australian Coast

Scenes - Australian Coast

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr Herbert Beecroft
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Greetings from Australia

Greetings from Australia

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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View from Balcony, Avoca House

View from Balcony, Avoca House

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Film negative - Herbert Basedow's dog Spottie wearing boots to protect his feet from burrs, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1926
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Bayini at Wapilinya Island, 1965

Bayini at Wapilinya Island, 1965

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mathaman Marika
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1965
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River, and a red letter

River, and a red letter "M" inside a gold shield

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Painting depicts kangaroo, x-ray style

Painting depicts kangaroo, x-ray style

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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Murawina
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Mauve satin covered ladies shoes with irridescent gelatin sequin decoration on toe and strap

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Shoes
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Switzerland
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Farmers Co Ltd
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1920
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'Parta' by Veronica Lulu, 2007

'Parta' by Veronica Lulu, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Mulan, Western Australia, Australia
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Veronica Lulu
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2007
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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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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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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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Biography of cartoonist Edward Scafe Scorfield

Biography of cartoonist Edward Scafe Scorfield

Vane Lindesay collection no. 1
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Biographies
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Mr Vane Lindesay
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1976
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Upper Mary St., Gympie, Queensland

Upper Mary St., Gympie, Queensland

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Gympie, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1900
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Financial ledger April 1925 to March 1942.

Financial ledger April 1925 to March 1942.

Thompson Family collection
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Notebooks
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'Minyipuru' by Rita Simpson, Rosie Williams and Dulcie Gibbs, 2007

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Canning Stock Route collection
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Rita Simpson
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2007
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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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Convict love token from G. Barker, 1843

Convict love token from G. Barker, 1843

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Bob Brown rafting down rapids on the Franklin River.

Bob Brown rafting down rapids on the Franklin River.

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia
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Senator Bob Brown
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1977
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Home Sweet Home

Home Sweet Home

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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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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Head ornament

Head ornament

Olive Pink collection
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Headbands
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Miss Olive Pink
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Message stick

Message stick

A Morrison collection no. 1
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Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1969
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Camera lens

Camera lens

Robert and Irene Goard collection
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"S.Y. NIMROD" In Floe Ice

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Large building on a rise with a smaller building in the foreground, possibly houses, with pine trees

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Girl He Takes To Church

The Girl He Takes To Church

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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King bird of paradise

King bird of paradise

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Art Series
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Tommy, King of Connai

Tommy, King of Connai

L Richard Smith breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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AT NIGHT IN THE DIGGINGS. OLD SYDNEY .

AT NIGHT IN THE DIGGINGS. OLD SYDNEY .

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Courtroom sketch 'To take advantage of laxity in any prey species...' by Veronica O'Leary, 1982

Courtroom sketch 'To take advantage of laxity in any prey sp...

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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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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1949
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Playing to the score

Playing to the score

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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NSW Bookstall Co Ltd
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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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Valma Tipiloura
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First Train new Station

First Train new Station

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Speech by Senator N E McKenna on the death of Ben Chifley ,19th June 1951, and a note card

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Ben Chifley collection no. 3
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Women posing in a garden

Women posing in a garden

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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My Home

My Home

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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Bernard Babui
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"SECOND PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1905, A., P., AND H. SOCIETY"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1905
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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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Photographic print depicting the toy theatre with adjoining side curtains

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Everitt and George Family collection
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Photographic prints
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Man wearing a suit and hat

Man wearing a suit and hat

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Photograph of Edgar Richard Mayne standing in front of the scoreboard of the East Melbourne Cricket Club

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Nanette Ward collection
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Photographs
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Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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1921
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Terrigal

Terrigal

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Terrigal, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Message stick

Message stick

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Message sticks
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not known
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1960
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Woollahra Point, Rose Bay, Sydney

Woollahra Point, Rose Bay, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Woollahra Point, Woollahra, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Corner, Harrington

The Corner, Harrington

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Harrington, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Group of school boys in the 7th grade

Group of school boys in the 7th grade

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Utilised flake [stone implement]

Utilised flake [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Flaked artefacts
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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British Columbian Totem Poles

British Columbian Totem Poles

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Dr E A. Briggs
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Bark painting 'The first firing of the bush at Caledon Bay' by Mungurrawuy Yunapingu, Port Bradshaw

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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Port Bradshaw, North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mungurrawuy Yunupingu
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General Post Office Melbourne

General Post Office Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Germany
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1913
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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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John B. Pilakui
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St Vincent's Ladies' College, Sydney

St Vincent's Ladies' College, Sydney

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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1908
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Ah lucky Jim how I envied him

Ah lucky Jim how I envied him

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Miss Lillian Holloway
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1906
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Shop in Camperdown, advertising Nat Lewis' local election campaign

Shop in Camperdown, advertising Nat Lewis' local election ca...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Camperdown, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Looking across Mosman Bay, NSW

Looking across Mosman Bay, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mosman Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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