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Painting depicts a writhing snake

Painting depicts a writhing snake

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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Mithinarri Gurruwiwi
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1967
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Tillaea intricata

Tillaea intricata

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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No Music in the Australian Bush?

No Music in the Australian Bush?

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Black top hat

Black top hat

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Top hats
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Blue card holder with coat of arms

Blue card holder with coat of arms

Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Card holders
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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Scrap of paper with hand-written aircraft weight calculations

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Neil Jensen collection
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Aviation documents
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Liberal Party leaflet for the 1975 federal election: Gough a Bigger Mouth than Jaws!

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People's Paraphernalia collection no. 4
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Advertising leaflets
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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The Liberal Party of Australia
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1975
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Kelp necklace by Vicki West, 2003

Kelp necklace by Vicki West, 2003

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Vicki West collection
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Necklaces
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Great Fire at Newcastle, David Cohen & Co's Magnificent Warehouse Destroyed, Damaged

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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David Cohen & Co Ltd
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1908
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"SECOND PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1908, A., P., AND H SOCIETY"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1908
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QSL card for VK2DK

QSL card for VK2DK

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Merrylands, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1936
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Plate No. 9 in Carter's Floral Illustrations

Plate No. 9 in Carter's Floral Illustrations

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Prints
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View at Collaroy, NSW

View at Collaroy, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Collaroy, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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A Joyous Christmas

A Joyous Christmas

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Looking North from Maroubra Beach, NSW

Looking North from Maroubra Beach, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Maroubra Beach, Maroubra, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Excursion to the National Park, Wilson's Promontory

Excursion to the National Park, Wilson's Promontory

Jean Galbraith collection
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Travel books
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The Golf Links and Barrenjoey, Palm Beach, NSW

The Golf Links and Barrenjoey, Palm Beach, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Barrenjoey, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Nicholson's for Pianos advertisement postcard

Nicholson's for Pianos advertisement postcard

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Herbert H. Messenger III
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1910
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Hollow cylindrical wooden pipe with its shaft wrapped in Melaleuca bark, and tied with string, Yirrkala, 1948

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Smoking pipes
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Maps of Australia from Adelaide

Maps of Australia from Adelaide

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Princes Bridge, Melbourne

Princes Bridge, Melbourne

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Convict love token from T. Jones, 1819

Convict love token from T. Jones, 1819

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Trans-Australian Railway. Type of Aboriginal met by surveyors in 1914

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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South Australia, Australia
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Trans-Australian Railway
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1914
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Joobaitch 'An old West Australian Aboriginal of the Guildford Tribe'

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Swan River, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Tape measure

Tape measure

Jack Heenan collection
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Tape measures
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GM Holden Ltd
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Whitefellas Spinning Around by Jean Inyalanka Burke, 2011

Whitefellas Spinning Around by Jean Inyalanka Burke, 2011

Warakurna History Paintings collection no.2
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Paintings
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Jean I. Burke
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2011
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The Pool of London

The Pool of London

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Postcards
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London, England
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Loch Scaraig Skye

Loch Scaraig Skye

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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GMH Pointers

GMH Pointers

Jack Heenan collection
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Magazines
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GM Holden Ltd
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1951
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Pearl Bay, Middle Harbour, Sydney, N.S.W.

Pearl Bay, Middle Harbour, Sydney, N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Pearl Bay, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Woodburn, Regatta Day

Woodburn, Regatta Day

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Cat sculpture

Cat sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Wingellina, Western Australia, Australia
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Jean I. Burke
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1982
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Trevellyn, Launceston, Tas

Trevellyn, Launceston, Tas

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Trevallyn, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Colour poster with the caption Irrigating currant vines,  Australia

Colour poster with the caption Irrigating currant vines, Au...

National Symbols Poster collection no. 2
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Posters
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Steamer 'Invincible' at Mildura

Steamer 'Invincible' at Mildura

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Saxony, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Receipt for 75 pounds from the British and Colonial Aeroplane Company

Receipt for 75 pounds from the British and Colonial Aeroplan...

Eric J Treloar collection
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Receipts
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The British and Colonial Aeroplane Company Limited
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1914
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Advertising card featuring Bill Lang

Advertising card featuring Bill Lang

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising cards
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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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Letter

Letter

Robin Moorhouse collection
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Letters
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Penfolds Wine Pty Ltd
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1931
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Victoria St & Darlinghurst Rd. Kings Cross. N.S.W

Victoria St & Darlinghurst Rd. Kings Cross. N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Photograph of  William Hugh Anderson and Lilian Faithfull on horseback

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Embroidery patterns

Embroidery patterns

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Postcard featuring a sepia photograph of a standing soldier,in a slouch hat and buttoned up greatcoat, with his hand on a rattan chair

Postcard featuring a sepia photograph of a standing soldier,...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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1918
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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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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jonathan Ross
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Cutting

Cutting

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Postcard depicting George Street, Brickfield Hill, Sydney

Postcard depicting George Street, Brickfield Hill, 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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Let us tempt you!

Let us tempt you!

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Landscape painting.

Landscape painting.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Cordula Ebatarinja
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1967
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Fax Features

Fax Features

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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Francis Xavier Puruntatameri
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That's right, tickle my nose, George dear

That's right, tickle my nose, George dear

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Miss May Hartshorn
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1906
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Photographic postcard of Gerald Patterson, Captain of the Davis Cup tennis team

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Gerald Patterson
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Barkly Street, looking west, Ararat, Vic

Barkly Street, looking west, Ararat, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Ararat, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Crystal Brook, South Australia, Australia
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North-Western Agricultural Society
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1948
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Champion Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, Wagga Wagga, 1889

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1889
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Ipomoea indica

Ipomoea indica

Banks Florilegium collection
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Mounts
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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The Ovens Valley from the gorge, Mt Buffalo, Vic

The Ovens Valley from the gorge, Mt Buffalo, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Buffalo, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Parkinson & Frodsham Marine Chronometer No 3617 in a wooden case

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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Parkinson & Frodsham
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1840
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Cricket team in uniforms on a pitch

Cricket team in uniforms on a pitch

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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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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Seated Staffordshire porcelain figurine of Captain James Cook

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Staffordshire Figurine collection
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Human figures
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Alpha Factory
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1845
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