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Tree-lined river with a mountain in the background, and a quote from Henry Lawson.

Tree-lined river with a mountain in the background, and a qu...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Card with text

Card with text

Gweneth Meyers collection
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Eye charts
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Letter with envelope from Joan Richmond - India

Letter with envelope from Joan Richmond - India

Joan Richmond collection
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1931
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Farm Cove, from Botanical Gardens, Sydney

Farm Cove, from Botanical Gardens, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Farm Cove, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1905
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Sharpe brand Dip Circle, Model D1-M, Serial Number 258

Sharpe brand Dip Circle, Model D1-M, Serial Number 258

Bureau of Mineral Resources collection no. 1
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Geophysical survey equipment
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Circular Quay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Circular Quay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Circular Quay, Sydney Cove, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Second of a set of three postcards from Joan Richmond - England

Second of a set of three postcards from Joan Richmond - Engl...

Joan Richmond collection
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Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire, West Midlands, England
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1932
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Circular Quay, Sydney

Circular Quay, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Circular Quay, Sydney Cove, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Uncle Tom's Cabin, New South Wales - A Happy Xmas

Uncle Tom's Cabin, New South Wales - A Happy Xmas

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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1909
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Painting depicting a stingray in X-Ray style taken from a hut

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Dorothy Bennett collection
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George St., Sydney

George St., Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Convict love token from S.B., born January 12th 1815

Convict love token from S.B., born January 12th 1815

Timothy Millett collection
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Harbour Trust Office, Sydney

Harbour Trust Office, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Mall, Leura

The Mall, Leura

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Leura, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Pineapple Farm, Horseshoe Bay, Magnetic Island, N.Q.

Pineapple Farm, Horseshoe Bay, Magnetic Island, N.Q.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Magnetic Island, Queensland, Australia
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Eurobin Falls, Mt Buffalo, Victoria

Eurobin Falls, Mt Buffalo, Victoria

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Eurobin Falls, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Kookaburra & Snake

Kookaburra & Snake

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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John M. Cantle
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Wunderlich New Deep Corrugated Durabestos Roofing and Wallsiding

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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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Wunderlich Limited
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A Christmas Remembrance

A Christmas Remembrance

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1918
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C. Blythe from the 1901-02 English Cricket Team to Australia

C. Blythe from the 1901-02 English Cricket Team to Australia

Nanette Ward collection
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Commemorative badges
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Whitehead and Hoag
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Bronte Beach

Bronte Beach

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Bronte Beach, Bronte, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Ruins - Leslie's Cottage. North Sydney Tornado

Ruins - Leslie's Cottage. North Sydney Tornado

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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North Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1906
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Men O. War Steps, Sydney

Men O. War Steps, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Bennelong Point, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Fruit picking apron

Fruit picking apron

Carmelo Mirabelli collection no. 1
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Work aprons
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Mersey Bluff lighthouse, Devonport, Tas

Mersey Bluff lighthouse, Devonport, Tas

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mersey Bluff Lighthouse, Devonport, Tasmania, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Convict love token from Mary Smith, 1826

Convict love token from Mary Smith, 1826

Timothy Millett collection
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Springfield parasol

Springfield parasol

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Lang Hancock's short-sleeved summer prospecting jacket

Lang Hancock's short-sleeved summer prospecting jacket

Lang Hancock collection
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Jackets
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Mr Langley F. Hancock
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Kimberley Native - Nor' West Native

Kimberley Native - Nor' West Native

Patricia Heath collection
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Australian Bush Fire Series

Australian Bush Fire Series

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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1906
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Continental tyres

Continental tyres

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Germany
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Inv: 'Dance of the long-legged Swamp Bird', on Bark: 'Diver Duck Dance'

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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Cape Stewart, North Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bilinyarra
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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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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Miyanoshita Hotel

Miyanoshita Hotel

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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A halt. While the billy boils

A halt. While the billy boils

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Massey-Harris Co. Ltd
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1910
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Postcard featuring a coloured print showing a young child with a broad rimmed hat between the Union Jack and Australian flags

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Scrap of paper with hand-written aircraft weight calculations

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Neil Jensen collection
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Bark painting depicting four concentric circles by P. Teeampi, Bathurst Island

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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P Teeampi
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Sir Ernest Cable's property, Devon 1915,

Sir Ernest Cable's property, Devon 1915,

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Firing the Humpy by Lin Onus

Firing the Humpy by Lin Onus

Lin Onus collection
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Oil paintings
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Lin Onus
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1972
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Breaking the record

Breaking the record

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Certificate for First Prize awarded to A M Gordon for cut and finish Ladys Costume

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David Westcott collection no. 6
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Prize certificates
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Albury, New South Wales, Australia
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Albury and Border Pastoral, Agricultural and Horticultural Society
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1890
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Poster titled 'The Australian Post Office still pioneers new and dependable methods of communication'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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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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Silver medallion presented to S Emanuel to commemorate the visit of HRH Prince Alfred in 1868

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Emanuel Family collection
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Medallions
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Horticultural Society of New South Wales
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1868
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Newspaper clipping and three handwritten notes

Newspaper clipping and three handwritten notes

Embroiderers' Guilds of Australia collection
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Emu egg carved with images of a possum and two kangaroos by Bill Reid

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Bill Reid - John Cawte collection
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Engraved emu eggs
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Embroidered silk postcard from World War One

Embroidered silk postcard from World War One

David Westcott collection no. 6
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Postcards
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1914
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Aboriginal ceremony 'the sick warrior'

Aboriginal ceremony 'the sick warrior'

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Charles H. Kerry
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Piece of fractured yellow Pyrex mirror blank, a relic from the 2003 bush fire that destroyed the Mount Stromlo Observatory

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Mount Stromlo Observatory collection
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Telescope accessories
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Mount Stromlo, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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2003
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School report

School report

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Reports
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Murphy's Law

Murphy's Law

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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Sculptures
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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Make-do pine packing case cupboard

Make-do pine packing case cupboard

Lyn Cousins and Chris Tyrell collection
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Cupboards
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Towamba, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ernest Smith
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1897
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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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Paderewski playing a Feurich Piano

Paderewski playing a Feurich Piano

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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King's Parade and Carillon, Bathurst, NSW

King's Parade and Carillon, Bathurst, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia
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Bully about to be combed

Bully about to be combed

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sketches
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Glass plate negative - Sinkhole in limestone rock, Nullarbor Plain, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Nullarbor Plain, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1900
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Painting of sea creatures

Painting of sea creatures

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Acrylic paintings
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Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, Australia
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Tom Sines
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Water Chute, Manly, N.S.W.

Water Chute, Manly, N.S.W.

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