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Burnished, wooden boomerang incised with decorative designs

Burnished, wooden boomerang incised with decorative designs

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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North-west NSW, Australia
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1800
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Bark painting 'The Wagilag Story' by Dawidi Djulwadak, Milingimbi, 1967

Bark painting 'The Wagilag Story' by Dawidi Djulwadak, Milin...

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dawidi
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1967
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Convict love token from E.A.

Convict love token from E.A.

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Entering the main street, Port Macquarie

Entering the main street, Port Macquarie

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Handwritten note with a list of scores or money, numbers and names

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Notes
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Courtroom sketch 'Lindy Chamberlain and Michael Chamberlain. in the Darwin Court 1982' by Veronica O'Leary

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Veronica O'Leary collection no. 1
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Courtroom drawings
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ms Veronica O'Leary
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1982
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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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Postcards
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Halifax, West Yorkshire, England
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Lilywhite Ltd
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1919
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St Patricks College Manly, NSW

St Patricks College Manly, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Convict love token from J. Fletcher

Convict love token from J. Fletcher

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Convict love token from I. Mann, 1844

Convict love token from I. Mann, 1844

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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View in Queens Gardens, Perth,

View in Queens Gardens, Perth,

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1905
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Commissioning Certificate for the P.S Enterprise.

Commissioning Certificate for the P.S Enterprise.

Graeme Rex and Jane Avril Niehus collection
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Certificates
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Captain R A Sharland SS Wyreema 1925

Captain R A Sharland SS Wyreema 1925

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Convict love token from Joseph Taylor, 1845

Convict love token from Joseph Taylor, 1845

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Two photograph albums of sepia and black-and-white photographs

Two photograph albums of sepia and black-and-white photograp...

Parsons collection
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Photograph albums
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Australian Tom Thumb

Australian Tom Thumb

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Playing Football

Playing Football

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Barry Ullungurra
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Interior of the Holy Trinity Church, Granville

Interior of the Holy Trinity Church, Granville

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Granville, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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On Torrens Lake, Adelaide

On Torrens Lake, Adelaide

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Advertising card featuring boxer Nat Williams, 1914

Advertising card featuring boxer Nat Williams, 1914

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising cards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Nat Williams
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1914
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Colour Photograph - Part of a collage of photos of protests at the South African Embassy, Canberra.

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Kerry Browning collection
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Photographs
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Rose Bay, from Steel Pt., Sydney

Rose Bay, from Steel Pt., Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Rose Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Technical drawings for an aircraft titled

Technical drawings for an aircraft titled "Drawings of Assem...

Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Technical drawings
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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Hazel Faithfull seated on a cane chair with four dogs around her in a garden setting.

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Newspaper clipping from a Japanese language newspaper, 1971

Newspaper clipping from a Japanese language newspaper, 1971

St George Budapest Soccer Club collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Correspondence School Super Primary Department Progress Certificate for Literature, Drawing and Applied art

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Nettie McColive collection
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Certificates
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Super Primary Department, Adelaide
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NCR electro-mechanical ticket selling machine, used by the West Australian Totalisator Agency Board

NCR electro-mechanical ticket selling machine, used by the W...

West Australian Totalisator Agency Board collection
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Ticket machines
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Western Australia, Australia
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National Cash Register
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1962
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Voucher for half-bottle of wine in honour of the Queen's Silver Jubilee

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Neil Jensen collection
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Vouchers
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Emden's Gun

Emden's Gun

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Kodak
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Receipt for 50 pounds from Bleriot Aeronautics

Receipt for 50 pounds from Bleriot Aeronautics

Eric J Treloar collection
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Receipts
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Bleriot Aeronautics
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1914
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Courtroom sketch 'NT Ranger, Mr. Roth.' by Veronica O'Leary dated 17 September 1982.

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Veronica O'Leary collection no. 1
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Courtroom drawings
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ms Veronica O'Leary
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1982
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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1949
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Prime ministerial correspondence with related letter

Prime ministerial correspondence with related letter

Ben Chifley collection no. 3
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Letters
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Diary note on E R Mayne's sightseeing trip to Pretoria, South Africa, whilst on tour with the Australian Cricket Team in 1921

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Nanette Ward collection
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Notes
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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Commonwealth Ave. Hotel Canberra + Albert Hall

Commonwealth Ave. Hotel Canberra + Albert Hall

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Courtroom sketch of the Chamberlain trial by Veronica O'Leary, 1982.

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Veronica O'Leary collection no. 1
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Courtroom drawings
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ms Veronica O'Leary
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1982
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Armband

Armband

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Armbands
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Message stick

Message stick

Keith Goddard collection
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Message sticks
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East Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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Wooden carving of a crocodile

Wooden carving of a crocodile

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Wood carvings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Envelope addressed to W P Faithfull Springfield Goulburn

Envelope addressed to W P Faithfull Springfield Goulburn

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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William P. Faithfull
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Letter from Maurice Horn approving Vane Lindesay's suggestions regarding contribution to

Letter from Maurice Horn approving Vane Lindesay's suggestio...

Vane Lindesay collection no. 1
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Letters
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New York, United States of America
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Maurice Horn
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1976
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Convict love token from Joseph Hemming, 1833

Convict love token from Joseph Hemming, 1833

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Portrait of Charles Perkins carved into an emu egg

Portrait of Charles Perkins carved into an emu egg

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Engraved emu eggs
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Bourke, New South Wales, Australia
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Bill Reid
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1975
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Book titled 'The Voyage of Governor Phillip to Botany Bay', 1789.

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Christies Auction collection
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Books
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Botany Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Governor John Stockdale
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1789
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Painted plaster sculpture depicting a caricature of Malcolm Fraser.

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Peter Nicholson collection no. 3B
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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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Black and white photographic postcard of Bondi Beach (North), Sydney N.S.W.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bondi Beach, Bondi, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Chair made by Albert MacKenzie for president of Presbyterian WomenÂ?s Missionary Union, 1913

Chair made by Albert MacKenzie for president of Presbyterian...

Presbyterian Women's Missionary Union of Queensland
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Chairs
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Ceramic bust of John Pascoe Fawkner

Ceramic bust of John Pascoe Fawkner

John Batman and John Pascoe Fawkner Pottery Bust collection
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Busts
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr John P. Fawkner
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1934
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Here's a health to all those that I love

Here's a health to all those that I love

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Bruce Coaldrake collection
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St George Budapest Soccer Club team 1988

St George Budapest Soccer Club team 1988

St George Budapest Soccer Club collection
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Photographs
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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Harvest of Endurance : A History of the Chinese in Australia 1788-1988

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Australia-China Friendship Society collection
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Scrolls
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Australia
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Mr Mo Xiangyi
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1987
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Tube of pale yellow glass for glass eye sclera

Tube of pale yellow glass for glass eye sclera

Paul McClarin collection
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Samples
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Secretariat & P.O., Canberra.  An Autumn view

Secretariat & P.O., Canberra. An Autumn view

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Grange, Willoughby, NSW, Australia

The Grange, Willoughby, NSW, Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Willoughby, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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1 Mile Country Championship 1926 winner's medal

1 Mile Country Championship 1926 winner's medal

Ken Ross collection
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Sports medals
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Mr Ken Ross
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1929
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Greetings from Dubbo

Greetings from Dubbo

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Dubbo, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Discussion Poster No.47 - Good Taste -  October 31, 1949

Discussion Poster No.47 - Good Taste - October 31, 1949

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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Miss Grace Palotta

Miss Grace Palotta

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Harding & Billings
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