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Image Title and Collection What Where Who When
Glass plate negative - Bush scene, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory. The stringy-bark has had its bark removed for the purpose of constructing a canoe, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1911

Glass plate negative - Bush scene, Bathurst Island, Northern...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1911
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A Federation style, two storey brick house and front garden

A Federation style, two storey brick house and front garden

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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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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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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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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Cape Stewart, North Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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A Token from Australia - The Kookaburra's Evening Song

A Token from Australia - The Kookaburra's Evening Song

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Pennant commemorating the Royal Visit 1954

Pennant commemorating the Royal Visit 1954

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Orroroo, South Australia, Australia
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1935
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Bronte Beach, Sydney, NSW

Bronte Beach, Sydney, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Bronte Beach, Bronte, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Kangaroo

Kangaroo

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Convict love token from March Barber, 1832

Convict love token from March Barber, 1832

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Pitt Street, from Herald Corner

Pitt Street, from Herald Corner

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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1907
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Miser's purse

Miser's purse

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Handwritten note by Betty Russell

Handwritten note by Betty Russell

Ruby Lee collection
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1952
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Mechanical shears presented to Jack Howe by Wolseley Sheep Shearing Machine Company

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Jack Howe collection
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Wolseley Sheep Shearing Machine Company
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Glass plate negative - Frank Feast, wearing a World War I uniform, walking beside the expedition buggy, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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1920
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The Will Of The People Shall Prevail

The Will Of The People Shall Prevail

John Sheppard collection
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Placards
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Ravenshoe, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Ted Gabriel
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1980
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'Vesteys Suck Black Blood'

'Vesteys Suck Black Blood'

Jim Bradman collection no. 1
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Ledger of wages for household servants

Ledger of wages for household servants

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Certificate awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1887, First Prize

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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1887
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Olive Street, from CML Tower, Albury, NSW

Olive Street, from CML Tower, Albury, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Albury, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Flock of sheep with rams in foreground;  dated Aug 1918

Flock of sheep with rams in foreground; dated Aug 1918

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Boondara, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1918
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Wooden bangle painted with a colourful design

Wooden bangle painted with a colourful design

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bangles
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Bronwyn Bancroft
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1990
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South Steyne, Manly, NSW

South Steyne, Manly, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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South Steyne Beach, Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Envelope addressed to Petronella Wensing

Envelope addressed to Petronella Wensing

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Envelopes
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Haarlem, Holland
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Mrs Petronella Wensing
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1962
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Embroidery sampler

Embroidery sampler

Rose Pellet Sampler collection
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Textile samplers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Miss Rose A. Pellet
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1847
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La Mascotte at Her Majesty's

La Mascotte at Her Majesty's

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Observatory, Sydney

Observatory, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney Observatory, The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Woman and four men standing outside a shop

Woman and four men standing outside a shop

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Three men and three dogs on the deck of a ship going to Antarctica

Three men and three dogs on the deck of a ship going to Anta...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Southern Ocean, ,
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Australian Natives: Taking down the poor bushies

Australian Natives: Taking down the poor bushies

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Grandfather Turner. Father of John Turner

Grandfather Turner. Father of John Turner

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Scotland
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A Scrape o' the Pen

A Scrape o' the Pen

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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1915
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Cascades, Katoomba NSW

Cascades, Katoomba NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Katoomba, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Snowy landscape

Snowy landscape

Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) collection - Play School
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Dioramas
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation (Canberra)
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This is wattle protect us

This is wattle protect us

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Maisie Carte
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Glass plate negative - Expedition buggy on bed of Todd River, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Spearheads
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Convict love token from I. Gardinner

Convict love token from I. Gardinner

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Cartoon of federal Labor politician Al Grassby

Cartoon of federal Labor politician Al Grassby

Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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Letter to Margaret Pewtress from NSW Women's Basketball Association

Letter to Margaret Pewtress from NSW Women's Basketball Asso...

History of Netball - Margaret Pewtress collection
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Business letters
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Spearheads
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Photograph of a man with scaring on his chest

Photograph of a man with scaring on his chest

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Photographs
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Cartoon depicting Peter Costello tossing a coin into a cup labelled N.M.A.

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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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For King and Country

For King and Country

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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London, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bridge and Dam, Liverpool N.S.W

Bridge and Dam, Liverpool N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Liverpool, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Martin Place, Sydney

Martin Place, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Martin Place, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Douglas Pratt
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Gold pan associated with Claude Dunshea

Gold pan associated with Claude Dunshea

Claude Dunshea collection no. 1
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Goldmining equipment
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Braidwood, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Claude Dunshea
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1930
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Harbour Glimpse, Sydney

Harbour Glimpse, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Douglas Pratt
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Two  photographs. One depicts Camelot, the other depicts trees with a coastline and a sailing ship in the background

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Driving goggles and tin belonging to Joan Richmond

Driving goggles and tin belonging to Joan Richmond

Joan Richmond collection
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Motoring goggles
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Fibre basket by Renette Biljabu, 2008

Fibre basket by Renette Biljabu, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Renette Biljabu
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2008
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The Better 'Ole

The Better 'Ole

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Black and white photograph of Wally Meagher, Captain of the Waratahs Rugby Union Team, 1928

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National Sports Information Centre collection
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Photographs
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New South Wales, Australia
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F W. Meagher
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1928
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Printed letter from GRACE BROS. HOLDINGS LIMITED to the shareholders in J B Young Holdings Limited

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J B Young Ltd collection
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Business letters
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Grace Bros
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1979
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Head of Sea Leopard, side view

Head of Sea Leopard, side view

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Antarctica
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Soldier's memorial, Yea, Vic

Soldier's memorial, Yea, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Yea, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Rosellas

Rosellas

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Neville W. Cayley Snr
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Postcard featuring a black and white photograph of a group of penguins

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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United Hospital Auxiliaries of N.S.W.

United Hospital Auxiliaries of N.S.W.

Ben Chifley collection no. 3
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Receipts
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Crystal Palace and Terraces. Festival of Empire

Crystal Palace and Terraces. Festival of Empire

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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The Crystal Palace, London, England
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1911
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