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Goannas of Early Dreamtime legend.

Goannas of Early Dreamtime legend.

Crafts Council of Australia collection
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Five loose pages of diary with entries by John Close, 1912

Five loose pages of diary with entries by John Close, 1912

John Collinson Close collection
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Diaries
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Antarctica
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Mr John Henry Collinson Close
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'An Historic Retrospect on the occasion of the 150th Anniversary Celebrations of the Founding of Australia' - colour publication printed for the 150th Anniversary Celebrations of Australia, 1938.

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Noble Numismatics collection
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Booklets
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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S T Leigh & Co Pty Ltd
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1938
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Letter of congratulations from Flora to Edna Thompson on receiving her British Empire Medal, 1977

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Thompson Family collection
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Letters
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Edna M. Thompson
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1977
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Sample of rock collected on the moon during the Apollo XV11 Mission, 1972

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Department of Science and the Environment collection
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Geological specimens
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The Moon, ,
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President Richard M. Nixon
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1972
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Pyott Marine Chronometer, in a wooden case

Pyott Marine Chronometer, in a wooden case

Department of Defence collection
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London, England
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James Pyott
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Painting no. 8, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - The young Bil-bil brothers come running in for shelter

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Dick Roughsey Rainbow Serpent collection
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Oil paintings
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Pencil and wash drawing of two emus near a body of water, by Butcher Joe Nangan

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Joe (Butcher) Nangan
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1976
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Morrom - wrist ornament

Morrom - wrist ornament

Tooloyn Koortakay collection
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Personal adornments
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East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Vicki Couzens
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2002
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Mirror Pool, St George River, Lorne, Vic

Mirror Pool, St George River, Lorne, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Saint George River, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Pages 33 to 36 of the copy of the Jerilderie Letter, which was originally composed by Ned Kelly

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Christies Auction collection
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Letters
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Stringybark Creek, Victoria, Australia
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Edward 'Ned' Kelly
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1879
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Florence Faithfull seated sitting on a step next to a small terrier

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelope addressed to Mrs A. I. Maple Brown, Fonthill, Lake Bathurst via Goulburn, NSW

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Bark painting 'Mirarrmina Sacred Well of Liagalawumirr' by Binyinyuwuy

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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Travelling trunk associated with the Cobb & Co Concord Coach used by the Nowland family

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Royal Australian Historical Society collection no. 1
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Trunks
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Dream time - nightmare time

Dream time - nightmare time

Behind the Lines 2007 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Michael Atchison
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2007
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Malvern Star the Cycle of Opperman

Malvern Star the Cycle of Opperman

Malvern Star collection
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Advertising posters
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United Kingdom
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Sir Hubert F. Opperman
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1934
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Riverside, Nepean River, Emu Plains

Riverside, Nepean River, Emu Plains

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Nepean River, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Fibre basket by Thelma Judson, 2008

Fibre basket by Thelma Judson, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Thelma Judson
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2008
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Price list from Hermannsburg Mission, 1961

Price list from Hermannsburg Mission, 1961

E Redlich collection
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'Crossroads' by Paul Bong

'Crossroads' by Paul Bong

Paul Bong collection
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2014
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Painting no. 12, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - The Tree-goanna brothers, the Wangoo, climbed after Goorialla

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Dick Roughsey Rainbow Serpent collection
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Oil paintings
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Souvenir necktie for staff of the Maralinga atomic test facility

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Maralinga collection
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Neckties
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Australia
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Austico
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1956
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Mourning Rites.

Mourning Rites.

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Ramingining, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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David D. Malangi
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Kungkarrangkalpa

Kungkarrangkalpa

Songlines - Tjayanka Woods collection
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Prints
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Papulankutja, Western Australia, Australia
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Mrs Tjayanka Woods
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Royal Australian Navy pamphlet

Royal Australian Navy pamphlet

Arrival of the Australian fleet in 1913 collection
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Advertising pamphlets
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John Sands
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1913
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Sydney University

Sydney University

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Painting is divided into a number of panels containing black lizard with fish, 4-toed prints and cross-hatching

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Professor Adolphus Elkin collection
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Bark paintings
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Cape Arnhem, North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Larrjanga
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Letter on cream coloured paper, addressed to K. Mens from YK2NO

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Shire hall, Kyneton, Vic

Shire hall, Kyneton, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Kyneton, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Merry Christmas. Superior Public School, Granville, North. Superior Public School, Granville, N.S.W

Merry Christmas. Superior Public School, Granville, North. S...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Granville, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Album containing documents, drawings and photographs relating to the Bendigo Pottery [Vol B, 1-32]

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William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Albums
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Advertising card featuring Eddie McGoorty vs Jeff Smith

Advertising card featuring Eddie McGoorty vs Jeff Smith

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising cards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Program for Tirranna Race Club, 1st January 1869

Program for Tirranna Race Club, 1st January 1869

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Programs
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Tirranna, New South Wales, Australia
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1869
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Advertising card featuring Arthur Pelky

Advertising card featuring Arthur Pelky

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney Stadium, Rushcutters Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1914
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Bark painting by Dawidi Djulwadak

Bark painting by Dawidi Djulwadak

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Dawidi
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Two illustrations - First Victa Lawnmower and First Ear Muffs

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Geoff Pryor collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1989
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The Cave, Mt Gambier, SA

The Cave, 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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Country Women's Association South Australia Quorn Branch, Second Prize, 1946 awarded to Miss MacColive

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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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1946
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The Gateway, Wylde St, Potts Point NSW

The Gateway, Wylde St, Potts Point NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Photographic postcard of James 'Jimmy' Smith of the Richmond VFL football club

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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James 'Jimmy' Smith
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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Counting Out -

Counting Out - "The Sydney Mail" On the Land Series

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Muster of Coolies, Monerakande Estate, Ceylon - Lipton series

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Monerakande Estate, , Ceylon
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Cream-coloured partial dance program titled THE EXCHANGE

Cream-coloured partial dance program titled THE EXCHANGE

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dance programs
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Miss Tittell Brune

Miss Tittell Brune

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Eastwood Station

Eastwood Station

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Wedgwood & Bentley blue jasper portrait medallion of naturalist and botanist Joseph Banks

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Banks Medallion collection
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Portrait medallions
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England
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Wedgwood
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1775
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West Maitland, N.S.W.

West Maitland, N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Maitland, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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William Adams and Company - Efficient Painting

William Adams and Company - Efficient Painting

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1941
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Silver Challenge cup presented to L Emanuel 1878

Silver Challenge cup presented to L Emanuel 1878

Emanuel Family collection
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Trophies
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Hardy Bros, Silversmiths and Jewellers
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1878
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Blue Lake, Mt Gambier, SA

Blue Lake, Mt Gambier, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Group of school boys outside a stone building

Group of school boys outside a stone building

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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The Museum and Dean Street, Albury, NSW

The Museum and Dean Street, Albury, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Albury, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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A dog, cockatoo and cat, and a drawing along the bottom edge showing a man leading two horses.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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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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Convict love token from W. Palmer

Convict love token from W. Palmer

Timothy Millett collection
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Exercise book

Exercise book

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Lifeboat Station & Lighthouse, The Lizard

Lifeboat Station & Lighthouse, The Lizard

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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1921
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Wongukurrata by Anatjari No 3 Tjakamarra

Wongukurrata by Anatjari No 3 Tjakamarra

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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