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Invitation from the Government of Victoria to Mr Bolton and Lady to attend the Royal Review at Flemington on 10 May 1901

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People's Paraphernalia collection no. 8
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Invitations
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Government of Victoria
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1901
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View from Palace Gardens, Sydney, N.S.W (Botanic Gardens)

View from Palace Gardens, Sydney, N.S.W (Botanic Gardens)

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Postcard with an illustration depicting two kangaroos fighting

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Advertising card featuring Louis Pergantas and Al Karasick, illustrating his most famous hold, 'the reverse head-lock'

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising cards
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Rushcutters Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Al Karasick
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1927
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Vehicle compliance plate for 1949 Model 48/215 Holden sedan

Vehicle compliance plate for 1949 Model 48/215 Holden sedan

Mary Munckton and Ian Metherall collection
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Motor car components
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1949
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QSL card for VK3OC

QSL card for VK3OC

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1935
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Ready for the Saw, Warburton

Ready for the Saw, Warburton

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Discussion Poster No.26 - What's wrong with this room? -  January 10, 1949

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George W Barber collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Commonwealth Office of Education
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1949
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The Fairy Bridget and the Kookaburra

The Fairy Bridget and the Kookaburra

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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Staffordshire figurine of Sir R Tichborne c.1873

Staffordshire figurine of Sir R Tichborne c.1873

Sir Roger Tichborne Staffordshire Figurine collection
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Ceramic forms
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Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
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Royal Staffordshire Pottery
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1873
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St. Andrew's Cathedral, Sydney

St. Andrew's Cathedral, Sydney

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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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Technical drawing for a Percival aircraft titled

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Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Technical drawings
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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The Australian Joint Stock Bank Ltd

The Australian Joint Stock Bank Ltd

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Australian Joint Stock Bank
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Sympathy letter to Mr and Mrs Campbell after being attacked by bushrangers Ben Hall, John O'Meally and John Gilbert

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Veda Hope collection
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Letters
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Forbes, New South Wales, Australia
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Amelia Campbell
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1864
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St. Philomena's Convent

St. Philomena's Convent

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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Georges River, Como, Sydney

Georges River, Como, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Georges River, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1905
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Damaged auto-collimator, 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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Astronomical equipment
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Mount Stromlo, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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2003
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The Block, Sydney.  A bit of the Commonwealth

The Block, Sydney. A bit of the Commonwealth

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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Partial dance program titled 'Government House, 23rd May 1867'

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dance programs
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1867
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Envelope addressed to P Faithfull, Springfield, Goulburn

Envelope addressed to P Faithfull, Springfield, Goulburn

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Ginger Beer Barrel 3 Gallon

Ginger Beer Barrel 3 Gallon

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Food storage jars
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1879
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Seaplane of Dependo (who intends to fly around the world) in Sydney Cove 23rd July 1925

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Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Photographs
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Sydney Cove, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1925
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National Security (Man Power) Regulations 1943

National Security (Man Power) Regulations 1943

ET Fealy collection
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Information sheets
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Man standing beneath a roll of honour in the club room of East Melbourne Cricket Club

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Nanette Ward collection
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East Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1921
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Miss Carell's Grave

Miss Carell's Grave

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Postcard featuring a jockey on a horse - David

Postcard featuring a jockey on a horse - David

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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A rose, with birthday message

A rose, with birthday message

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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The strike, 1909

The strike, 1909

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
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Broken Hill Proprietary Limited
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1909
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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Glass plate negative - Men fighting with clubs called 'kutturu', Luritja people, Finke River, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Finke River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Wedgwood & Bentley blue jasper medallion portrait of botanist, physician, zoologist and taxonomist Carolus Linnaeus

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Wedgwood & Bentley Portrait Medallions 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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Whetstone [stone implement]

Whetstone [stone implement]

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Glenthompson, Victoria, Australia
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Stone knife and sheath

Stone knife and sheath

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone tools
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Engraved boab nut 'Capturing the Cattle Killers' by Jack Wherra

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Jack Wherra collection no. 1
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Nut carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Jack Wherra
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1963
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Glass plate negative - Aboriginal dwellings at Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1923

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1923
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Glass spearhead

Glass spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Eight-Hour Procession, Sydney, 1905. The Baker's Exhibit (Oxford St.)

Eight-Hour Procession, Sydney, 1905. The Baker's Exhibit (Ox...

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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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Maraiin

Maraiin

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 5
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Bark paintings
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Beswick, Northern Territory, Australia
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George Baldu
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1968
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Postcard featuring Melbourne Cup winner - Newhaven

Postcard featuring Melbourne Cup winner - Newhaven

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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1896
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Narrandera Show medal 1930

Narrandera Show medal 1930

Colledge Family collection
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Medals
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Narrandera, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1930
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Bark painting 'Fight between Crocodile-man and Stingray-man' by Narritjin Maymuru, Yirrkala, 1963

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Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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1963
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VWBBA A Grade Runners- Up 1959 won by Melbourne Blue

VWBBA A Grade Runners- Up 1959 won by Melbourne Blue

History of Netball - Margaret Pewtress collection
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Certificates
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Lilian Faithfull

Lilian Faithfull

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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School Sports. Kempsey 1907

School Sports. Kempsey 1907

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic Postcards
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Kempsey, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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The Imp

The Imp

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Group of little people dressed in evening wear

Group of little people dressed in evening wear

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Zoological Gardens, Sydney, N.S.W.

Zoological Gardens, Sydney, N.S.W.

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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Mr Josef Lebovic
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White, blue and brown cabin cruiser boat with inboard motor

White, blue and brown cabin cruiser boat with inboard motor

Bart Sansbury collection
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Motor boats
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Point Pearce, Yorke Peninsula, South Australia, Australia
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Bart Sansbury
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1991
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Wet specimen - Koala - arm muscles

Wet specimen - Koala - arm muscles

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Saddleworth, South Australia, Australia
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Midland Agricultural Society
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Arf a mo' Kaiser!

Arf a mo' Kaiser!

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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London, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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A bullroarer design

A bullroarer design

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Mardigan
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Macleay St. Potts Pt. N.S.W

Macleay St. Potts Pt. N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Painting depicts a mirror image of a partially submerged cave

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Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Abagera
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1963
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Orion & the Pleiades

Orion & the Pleiades

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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Minimini Numalkiyiya Mamarika
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1948
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Gold Hunter-case pocket watch presented to Richmond Henty by his uncle Edward Henty, 1856

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Richmond Henty collection
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Pocket watches
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Mr Edward Henty
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Broken Hill Silver Mines, N.S.W

Broken Hill Silver Mines, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Moore Street

Moore Street

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Kodak Ltd
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Painting depicts an oval shield-like figure between two lizards

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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