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Firedrill

Firedrill

J Davidson collection no. 1
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Firesticks
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Cylindrical wooden hand reel fitted with thick green cord and a fishing hook, used when fishing for Murray Cod

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Gordon Winter collection
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Fishing reels
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1920
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White and grey, round, flat topped, brimless ladies dress hat

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Andree Pelissier collection
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Hats
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CORRA LYNN, NORTH ESK RIVER, NEAR LAUNCESTON, TAS.

CORRA LYNN, NORTH ESK RIVER, NEAR LAUNCESTON, TAS.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Germany
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Large tin of 'Horsielicious' mock pet food

Large tin of 'Horsielicious' mock pet food

Coalition for the Protection of Racehorses collection
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Tins
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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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Coalition for the Protection of Racehorses
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Painting depicts kangaroo in x-ray style

Painting depicts kangaroo in x-ray style

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Jimmy Mijawmijal
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Postcard depicting George Beban of Paramount Pictures

Postcard depicting George Beban of Paramount Pictures

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Dandenong, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1923
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First day cover issued by Australia Post for the opening of Parliament House Canberra on 9 May 1988

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Chris Grady collection
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First day envelopes
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1988
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Envelope addressed to Miss Faithfull, Springfield, near Goulburn, NSW

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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May your New Year be a Happy one

May your New Year be a Happy one

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Proclamation of British sovereignty over King George V Land (Antarctica), signed by Sir Douglas Mawson, 1931

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Sir Douglas Mawson collection
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Documents
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Antarctica
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Sir Douglas Mawson
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1931
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Belvedere House, Golf Links, Blackheath, NSW

Belvedere House, Golf Links, Blackheath, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Blackheath, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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1928
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Hamilton
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Stereoscopic view card depicting a Red-Back or Jockey Spider, from a Lipton's tea packet series [Card 12 of 16]

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Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Stereo photographs
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearthrowers
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Pair of slightly rusty black metal handcuffs

Pair of slightly rusty black metal handcuffs

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Handcuffs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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North Head Quarantine Station
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Newspaper cover for a sketch

Newspaper cover for a sketch

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Covers
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Fish 2

Fish 2

Balarinji Art collection no. 2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Cartoon of former Governor General Sir John Kerr

Cartoon of former Governor General Sir John Kerr

Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1986
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Wombyan [sic - Wambeyan] Cave

Wombyan [sic - Wambeyan] Cave

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Wombeyan Caves, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Kitchen knife

Kitchen knife

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Kitchen knives
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1930
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Ox cart drawing water for household use. Jan 1915

Ox cart drawing water for household use. Jan 1915

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Postcard featuring photograph of a Rozelle streetscene

Postcard featuring photograph of a Rozelle streetscene

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Rozelle, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Engraved boab nut 'Attempt to Seduce a Wife' by Jack Wherra

Engraved boab nut 'Attempt to Seduce a Wife' by Jack Wherra

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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Aboriginal breastplate for Neddy, King of Neis Valley

Aboriginal breastplate for Neddy, King of Neis Valley

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Naas Valley, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1918
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Illustrated Ads Series

Illustrated Ads Series

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Account for erecting tomb of George Faithfull 1859

Account for erecting tomb of George Faithfull 1859

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Financial records
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Wangaratta, Victoria, Australia
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1859
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Black ant in the centre of the badge sitting on a large scale grid

Black ant in the centre of the badge sitting on a large scal...

Dr Di Bretherton collection
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Badges
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So that's the Death of Nelson is it?

So that's the Death of Nelson is it?

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Toorak, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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The Civil Servants, Elysium

The Civil Servants, Elysium

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Norman A. Lindsay
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Female sculpture of the Flying Seven Sisters - made by Anawari Inpiti Mitchell and Nora Nginana Davidson, 2015

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Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection
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Sculptures
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Kuru Ala, Western Australia, Australia
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Anawari I. Mitchell
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2015
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Convict love token captioned I love till death shall stop my breath, 1802

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Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Shell

Shell

L and T Hackney collection
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Shells
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1918
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'Yumari', painted by Uta Uta Tjangala, 1981

'Yumari', painted by Uta Uta Tjangala, 1981

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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Uta Uta Tjangala
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1981
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PITT ST SYDNEY

PITT ST SYDNEY

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Trans-Australian Railway - Wild Harry

Trans-Australian Railway - Wild Harry

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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South Australia, Australia
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Trans-Australian Railway
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1912
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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IN COMMEMORATION OF THE DEPARTURE OF NSW TROOPS FOR THE SOUDAN MARCH 1885

IN COMMEMORATION OF THE DEPARTURE OF NSW TROOPS FOR THE SOUD...

Bert Hinkler and Sudan Medal collection
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Medallions
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New South Wales, Australia
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1885
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Sydney, the Australian Joint Stock Bank

Sydney, the Australian Joint Stock Bank

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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Australian Joint Stock Bank
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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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Orroroo Agricultural Society Incorporated
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1937
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Certificate

Certificate

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Certificates
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The Corso, Manly, NSW

The Corso, 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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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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GOVERNMENT HOUSE, SYDNEY

GOVERNMENT HOUSE, SYDNEY

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Government House, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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Snails Bay, Balmain

Snails Bay, Balmain

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Snails Bay, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Black and white photograph showing Mr Fred Daly descending stairs with Mrs M Rineiri

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Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Clubs
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Child's drawing - How The Goanna And The Lizard Got Their Backs Painted by Susanne Hayes, Santa Theresa NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Susanne Hayes
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Australian Natives - The Bicycle Race

Australian Natives - The Bicycle Race

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Norman A. Lindsay
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'Dragon Heads', painted by Eddie Mabo, c1951

'Dragon Heads', painted by Eddie Mabo, c1951

Bonita Mabo collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Eddie K. Mabo
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1951
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A Catechism of Heraldry.

A Catechism of Heraldry.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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Steamer 'Invincible' at Mildura

Steamer 'Invincible' at Mildura

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Saxony, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Crystal wine glass from Old Parliament House

Crystal wine glass from Old Parliament House

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 2
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Wine glasses
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Government of Australia
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Envelope containing handwritten notes and postage stamps

Envelope containing handwritten notes and postage stamps

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Documents
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Australian Aboriginal. An Old Warrior

Australian Aboriginal. An Old Warrior

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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"FIRST PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1908, A., P., AND H. SOCIETY"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1908
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Fade Away

Fade Away

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Bruce Petty
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1997
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