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Forget me not, a contemporary artwork in the form of a breastplate, made by Pierre Cavalan

Forget me not, a contemporary artwork in the form of a breas...

Pierre Cavalan collection
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Pierre Cavalan
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1998
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Letter

Letter

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Letters
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China
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1935
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Advance Australia - The Rabbit Pest in Australia, The Position in the Spring 1908

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Andrew Reeves collection no. 4
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Cobar, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr. William Rodier
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1908
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The Glory of a Lion is his Mane

The Glory of a Lion is his Mane

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Canada
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Glen, Sassafras, Vic

The Glen, Sassafras, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sassafras, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Pitt Street, from Herald Corner

Pitt Street, from Herald Corner

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Painting depicts a crocodile and other creatures

Painting depicts a crocodile and other creatures

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mungurrawuy Yunupingu
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1966
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West Gippsland hospital, Warragul, Vic

West Gippsland hospital, Warragul, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Warragul, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Seeing the umpire home

Seeing the umpire home

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Master Jack McKenzie
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1906
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Document known as the 'Batman Land Deed', between John Batman and Aboriginal 'chiefs' of the Kulin nation, Port Phillip area, 1835

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The Christensen Fund collection no. 3
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Tasmania, Australia
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Joseph T. Gellibrand
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1835
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High Sea, Bognor

High Sea, Bognor

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Hatchet head

Hatchet head

HP Moss collection
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Edge-ground axe heads (stone)
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Acton, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Henry P. Moss
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1939
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Cardboard fragment of a book cover

Cardboard fragment of a book cover

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Book covers
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I've Struck A Chorus

I've Struck A Chorus

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Terry Bambling with 400 rabbit pairs at the Yelarbon Freezing Works, Queensland, about 1932

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Bert Wright collection
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Cronulla Beach & Hotel Cecil, Sydney, NSW

Cronulla Beach & Hotel Cecil, Sydney, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Cronulla Beach, Cronulla, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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Umbakumba, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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S.S. Karatta at Jetty, Kingscote, K.I.

S.S. Karatta at Jetty, Kingscote, K.I.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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White Lion Hotel, Banbury

White Lion Hotel, Banbury

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Electric radiator

Electric radiator

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Electric radiators
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Pencil sketch depicting a window

Pencil sketch depicting a window

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sketches
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Dining Room La Retraite Weston-super-Mare

Dining Room La Retraite Weston-super-Mare

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Weston-Super-Mare, England, United Kingdom
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Description of wedding

Description of wedding

Margot Child collection
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Documents
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Mrs Margot Child
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1859
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Postcard of Joe Beckett vs Georges Carpentier

Postcard of Joe Beckett vs Georges Carpentier

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Halifax, West Yorkshire, England
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Lilywhite Ltd
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1919
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Embroidered pocket from Australian Women's Cricket Team blazer worn by Ruby Lee, 1934-1935, sewn onto green woollen jacket

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Ruby Lee collection
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Jackets
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Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1934
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Photograph of Herbert Browne as Nur Al Huda in JC Williamson's production of 'Chu Chin Chow'

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Herbert Browne collection
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Convict love token from John Morris

Convict love token from John Morris

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Pigmented cylindrical basket

Pigmented cylindrical basket

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Baskets
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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Tuberculin syringe used in Myxomatosis trials at Lake Urana, New South Wales in 1954

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CSIRO Division of Wildlife and Ecology collection
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Hypodermic syringes
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Lake Urana, New South Wales, Australia
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W E. Poole
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1954
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One-piece black satin and chiffon dress with beaded applique

One-piece black satin and chiffon dress with beaded applique

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dresses
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Handwritten list of Hackle Flies and Winged Flies

Handwritten list of Hackle Flies and Winged Flies

Alfred Ronalds collection
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Lists
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Letter from James Turner, headed 'Ballarat, Feb 1869', and begins 'Dear Sister and Brother...'

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Bernard Freedman collection no. 1
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Personal letters
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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James Turner
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1869
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Hans Irvine's Great Western Vineyard, Victoria

Hans Irvine's Great Western Vineyard, Victoria

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Victoria, Australia
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Hans Irvine's Great Western Vineyard
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1907
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Right foot buckled sling back platform shoe with peek-a-boo toe

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Ron Muncaster collection no. 1
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Shoes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ron Muncaster
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1994
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Convict love token from I. Worner

Convict love token from I. Worner

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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'Time Change'

'Time Change'

Diana Boyer collection
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Paintings
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Diana Boyer
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Spearheads
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Malay Prau

Malay Prau

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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Postcard depicting Wallace Reid of Paramount Pictures

Postcard depicting Wallace Reid of Paramount Pictures

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Dandenong, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1923
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Glass plate negative - Man holding a child, Victoria River, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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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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1922
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Second Prize awarded to Mrs V.M. Wilson for 'Prettiest & Best Tea-Cosy' by the Weethalle P & A Society

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Weethalle, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1971
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GRANVILLE SHOW 1952, blue felt show pennant with gold-coloured block text

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Colledge Family collection
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Prizes
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Granville, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1952
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Sepia photograph of two men & two dogs, with dead birds hung on a wire

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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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Sheet of paper with a speech by the Captain of the M.V. 'Fair Sea' written in pencil on one side

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J Wyszogrodzki collection no. 1
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Maritime documents
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Clarice Anderson as a young girl with long dark hair in a ponytail, wearing a pale-coloured dress, holding flowers and leaning on carved wooden furniture

Clarice Anderson as a young girl with long dark hair in a po...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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'Ngurti' by Mayapu Elsie Thomas, 2007

'Ngurti' by Mayapu Elsie Thomas, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Containers
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Jilji Bore, Western Australia, Australia
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Mayapu E. Thomas
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2007
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On the road

On the road

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Jan H. Scheltema
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Pencil

Pencil

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Pencils
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Postcard featuring a coloured drawing of three [comic Prussian geese], captioned

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Berlin, Germany
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1917
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Print - A Frost / we are all the warmer for running on whilst they changed

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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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1835
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Print - A Practical Lesson

Print - A Practical Lesson

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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London, England
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Thomas McLean
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1834
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Memorial manuscript containing the petition of John Batman to Colonel George Arthur for leave to marry convict Eliza Thompson (alias Elizabeth Callaghan), 1828

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John Batman Documents collection
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Manuscripts
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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John Batman
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1828
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Postcard featuring a comic coloured print showing a sailor in blue uniform, atop a toy gunboat, red ensign astern, using a net to scoop up paper boats.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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The rouseabout

The rouseabout

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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J Hutchings
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Life Games

Life Games

Alex and Paddy Stitt collection
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Postcard featuring photograph captioned Carrying on the Western Roads

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Charles H. Kerry
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Hold to light

Hold to light

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Main St, Gloucester

Main St, Gloucester

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Gloucester, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1912
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You Are On Aboriginal Land

You Are On Aboriginal Land

Brad Manera collection
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T-shirts
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Australia
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Mr Brad Manera
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1985
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Picturesque natives of Fiji

Picturesque natives of Fiji

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Fiji
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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