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Charlie Macgregor, Senior. Windorah. Early January, 1953

Charlie Macgregor, Senior. Windorah. Early January, 1953

Noelle Sandwith collection no. 1
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Drawings
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Windorah, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Noelle O. Sandwith
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1953
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House and water tank behind some trees

House and water tank behind some trees

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Card in memoriam of Barbara Strachan Stool

Card in memoriam of Barbara Strachan Stool

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Mourning cards
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Rose Hill, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Barbara S. Stool
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1887
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Menu for Luncheon at Parliament House, Canberra, 3 March 1938

Menu for Luncheon at Parliament House, Canberra, 3 March 193...

Betty Hall collection
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Menus
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1938
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Group of figures, sitting and standing on the steps of Bluestone Cottage

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Bronte Beach Sydney, N.S.W

Bronte Beach Sydney, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bronte Beach, Bronte, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Wooden crocodile carving headdress with grass covered plastic headpiece

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Eseli collection
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Headdresses
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Badu Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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James Eseli
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1999
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Hotel Canberra

Hotel Canberra

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Studio portrait photograph of Thomas Hinton with a collaged 'Advance Australia' banner

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Thomas Hinton collection
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Albumen prints
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Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Thomas Hinton
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Painting depicts human figures and goannas

Painting depicts human figures and goannas

Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 6
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Bark paintings
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Photograph of a Vauxhall car being driven past ore processing machinery including a stamper battery

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Colledge Family collection
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Photographs
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Western Australia, Australia
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Benevolent Gentleman ...

Benevolent Gentleman ...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Banumburr.

Banumburr.

Y Pettinato collection
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Buranday
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Pearl Faithfull as a young girl

Pearl Faithfull as a young girl

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Portrait photographs
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Australian Film Institute Award, 1980, to Jack Thompson for his role of leading actor in the film Breaker Morant

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Jack Thompson collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian Film Institute
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1980
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Names and wages

Names and wages

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Business records
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America Cup Contest 1934 Endeavour the challenger

America Cup Contest 1934 Endeavour the challenger

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Great Britain
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Serena's Wedding

Serena's Wedding

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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Harvest-Time in Australia

Harvest-Time in Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1924
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Walking Man by Eunice Yunurupa Porter

Walking Man by Eunice Yunurupa Porter

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Paintings
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Eunice Y. Porter
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2011
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A letter from Anne Turner from Ruby Pearson.

A letter from Anne Turner from Ruby Pearson.

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Letters
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Letter of thanks from the President of Sydney Legacy, W B Gibson, to Enid Glover

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Enid Treadgold collection
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Letters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Legacy Club
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1953
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Basket made from stitched bull kelp

Basket made from stitched bull kelp

Jabal Centre collection
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Baskets
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Vicki West
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1996
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Depicts a county scene

Depicts a county scene

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Convict love token from Paul Stieney, 1836

Convict love token from Paul Stieney, 1836

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Quorn, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Country Women's Association
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1949
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Great Gardens of the Western World

Great Gardens of the Western World

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Gardening books
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Once on a huge Dragon-Fly

Once on a huge Dragon-Fly

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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King George's Message to the Royal Navy

King George's Message to the Royal Navy

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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England
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Ward, Lock and Co Ltd
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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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Glass plate negative - Aboriginal postman carrying mail between Nullabor station, South Australia, and Eucla, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

Glass plate negative - Aboriginal postman carrying mail betw...

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 Ferns Accommodation guest house

The Ferns Accommodation guest house

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Matthew Arnold

Matthew Arnold

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Portrait photographs
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Alex Henry, Draper & Clothier...Number One Drapery Warehouse, Turriff, March, 1929

Alex Henry, Draper & Clothier...Number One Drapery Warehouse...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Invoices
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1929
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Black and white lantern slide of two men - Lowry and Cummings

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Christies Auction collection
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Lantern slides
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Mr Thomas F. Lowry
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Special Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, Wagga Wagga, 1887

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1887
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Watson's Bay, Sydney

Watson's Bay, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Watsons Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Ing Fenton
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1909
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Convict love token from William Hancock, 1832

Convict love token from William Hancock, 1832

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr A P Lyons
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Bark painting representing kulama initiation by Deaf Tommy in Snake Bay, Melville Island, 1965

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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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Deaf Tommy, Pukualamiri
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1965
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Figurative shaped wooden clapstick, with two eye sockets burned into the wood

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Gladys Henry collection
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Percussion instruments
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Euramo, Tully, QLD, Australia
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Mrs Gladys Henry
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1970
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Colt Model 1851 Navy revolver with accompanying leather holster and label referring to the bushranger incident.

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Revolvers
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United States of America
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Samuel Colt
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1850
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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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Babel Island, Tasmania, Australia
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Willie Crieghton
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Bark painting divided into three panels with horizontal black lines

Bark painting divided into three panels with horizontal blac...

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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Peter Trucker
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1965
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Woven pandanus Yawkyawk sculpture in orange, yellow, purple and neutral tones

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Yawkyawk collection
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Sculptures
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Yikarrakkal, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ms Marina Murdilnga
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2005
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Burning Off

Burning Off

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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J Hutchings
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Cane cutter's water bottle

Cane cutter's water bottle

Carmelo Mirabelli collection no. 1
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Water bags
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Convict love token dated December 1830

Convict love token dated December 1830

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Hand-operated washing machine

Hand-operated washing machine

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Washing machines
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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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Photograph of Emilie Roach on mount

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Colledge Family collection
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Photographs
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1929
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Linum marginale

Linum marginale

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1876
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A scene at the Blue Lake, Mt Gambier, SA

A scene at the Blue Lake, 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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Harrington Reynolds as the Rev. Dr. Wallace in Seven Little Australians

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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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1915
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Plate No.11 from Carter's Floral Illustrations

Plate No.11 from Carter's Floral Illustrations

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Prints
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View from President Hill, Gosford, 1913

View from President Hill, Gosford, 1913

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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Charles H. Kerry
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1913
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Courtroom sketch 'Pauling & Barker (Crown), Jury.' by Veronica O'Leary, dated 13 October 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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Pair of Holden cufflinks

Pair of Holden cufflinks

Jack Heenan collection
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Cufflinks
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GM Holden Ltd
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Cows by a Pond

Cows by a Pond

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Senator Natasha Stott-Despoja's leather backpack

Senator Natasha Stott-Despoja's leather backpack

Natasha Stott Despoja collection
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Backpacks
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Senator Natasha J. Stott-Despoja
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