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Building with a tall clock tower, with train carriages on a track in front of it

Building with a tall clock tower, with train carriages on a ...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Notice of intended marriage

Notice of intended marriage

Margot Child collection
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Documents
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1913
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Card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1886, Champion Prize

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1886
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Letter and envelope from Joan Richmond - London

Letter and envelope from Joan Richmond - London

Joan Richmond collection
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South Kensington, London, England
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1932
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Gardens by the River Torrens, Adelaide, SA

Gardens by the River Torrens, Adelaide, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Bark painting 'Stingray dance performed in the Yirritja Narra Ceremonies' by Birrikidji Gumana, Tirrkala, 1966

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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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Birrikitji Gumana
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1966
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Moonlight, Sydney Harbour

Moonlight, Sydney Harbour

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Film negative - Red Lily Lagoon, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1928
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Plastic urine/blood vial

Plastic urine/blood vial

Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority collection
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Testing equipment
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Switzerland
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Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority
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Water rat skin cape made from over 50 pelts

Water rat skin cape made from over 50 pelts

Hinchley Family collection
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Evening capes
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Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
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Schultz Tannery
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1940
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Card with sketch of gum nuts

Card with sketch of gum nuts

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Certificate awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1889, First Prize

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Certificates
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1889
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Wolseley portable shearing plant

Wolseley portable shearing plant

Delma Keogh collection
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Shearing equipment
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England
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Wolseley Sheep Shearing Machine Company
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1925
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Making the Cut Line with Len Beadell by Jean Burke

Making the Cut Line with Len Beadell by Jean Burke

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Jean I. Burke
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2011
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Australia, Lane Cove, Sydney

Australia, Lane Cove, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Lane Cove, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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Cataract Gorge, Launceston, Tas

Cataract Gorge, Launceston, Tas

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Cataract Gorge, Launceston, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Painting depicts three human figures, an echidna and hunting tools.

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dick N. Murrumurru
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Poster featuring a seated man making fire surrounded by hand made objects

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Replicas
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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George French Angas
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'Wilkinkarra Men's Camp', painted by Long Jack Phillipus Tjakamarra, 1975

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Long Jack Phillipus Tjakamarra
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1975
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Pukamani Poles

Pukamani Poles

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jane F. Poantumilui
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Painting depicts black turtles

Painting depicts black turtles

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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Gawarrin
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1963
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Sunshine Review, no. 27, January 1955

Sunshine Review, no. 27, January 1955

Loretta Edmonston collection
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Newsletters
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Sunshine Harvester Works
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'Wantili to Wuranu' by Lily Long and Sarah Brooks, 2007

'Wantili to Wuranu' by Lily Long and Sarah Brooks, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Lily Long
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2007
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Prize ribbon from The Royal Agricultural Society of NSW Best Exhibit Beef Shorthorn Section, Royal Easter Show 1982

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Woodleigh Shorthorn Stud collection
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Prize ribbons
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Royal Agricultural Society of NSW
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1982
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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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Shell money
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Professor Wallace Edwin Armstrong
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1923
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Robertsons Point, Cremorne, Sydney NSW

Robertsons Point, Cremorne, Sydney NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Cremorne, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Invitation to a garden party at Government House to meet the Queen and Prince Philip, 1963

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Invitations
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1963
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'Kumpupirntily Cannibal Story' by Billy Atkins, 2008

'Kumpupirntily Cannibal Story' by Billy Atkins, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Jigalong, Western Australia, Australia
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Billy Atkins
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2008
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The Railway Station. Blackheath

The Railway Station. Blackheath

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Blackheath, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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The Girls of Gottenberg - The Titsi-Bitsi Girl

The Girls of Gottenberg - The Titsi-Bitsi Girl

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Doctors, nurses and patients in a hospital ward

Doctors, nurses and patients in a hospital ward

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

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearheads
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HMS Triumph

HMS Triumph

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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England
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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HMAS Australia

HMAS Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Kodak Ltd
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With Greetings from Picton

With Greetings from Picton

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Picton, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Sepia photograph of damaged buildings

Sepia photograph of damaged buildings

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Q'land Congragational Union mission van Troquee

Q'land Congragational Union mission van Troquee

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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E H. Smith
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Dawn in Central Australia

Dawn in Central Australia

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Cris Rice
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Wooden container, painted on both sides with red ochre by Daisy Leura Nakamara, 1980

Wooden container, painted on both sides with red ochre by Da...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Containers
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Daisy L. Nakamara
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1980
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Two naked women, one seated and one lying on the ground

Two naked women, one seated and one lying on the ground

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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John W. Alexander
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Opossum Tree  Dreaming.

Opossum Tree Dreaming.

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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Narritjin Maymuru
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1968
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School report

School report

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Reports
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Advertising card featuring King vs Smith

Advertising card featuring King vs Smith

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising cards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Aboriginal breastplate for Billy Kelly, King of Broadwater

Aboriginal breastplate for Billy Kelly, King of Broadwater

E Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Broadwater, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Souvenir of Kuranda

Souvenir of Kuranda

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Kuranda, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Hebburn 1904 Tunnel

Hebburn 1904 Tunnel

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Weston, Hunter Valley, New South Wales, Australia
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Australian Agricultural Company
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1904
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Snap!

Snap!

Geoff Pryor collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1996
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Admiral Sperry arriving at Review, Sydney, 1908

Admiral Sperry arriving at Review, Sydney, 1908

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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1908
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Squatter board game, 11th edition

Squatter board game, 11th edition

Squatter Game collection
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Board games
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Mr Robert Lloyd
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Undiscovered #4, from a series of ten prints by Michael Cook, 2010

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Michael Cook collection
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Mr Michael Cook
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2010
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A Native Group

A Native Group

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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India
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Mortimer Menpes
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Portrait of Lionel Rose carved into an emu egg

Portrait of Lionel Rose 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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Purple grey woollen shift dress

Purple grey woollen shift dress

Hanna Lemberg collection
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Dresses
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Loose double page from book titled Exercises for Ladies to Improve and Perfect Beauty

Loose double page from book titled Exercises for Ladies to I...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Pages
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Standing Staffordshire porcelain figurine of Protestant Irish nationalist convict William Smith O'Brien

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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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1848
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Mr Howard reaches out

Mr Howard reaches out

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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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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1997
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Coogee Bay, Sydney NSW

Coogee Bay, Sydney NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Coogee Bay, Coogee, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Convict love token from George Corney, 1831

Convict love token from George Corney, 1831

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Postcard featuring a sepia photograph, portraying men, women and children observing and accompanying a moving tank along a road

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Australian Comic Alphabet Series - H

Australian Comic Alphabet Series - H

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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