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John Rodgers Marine Chronometer No 1/1853, with accessories in a wooden case

John Rodgers Marine Chronometer No 1/1853, with accessories ...

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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John Rodgers
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1868
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Cambridge universal bridge S/N L251809

Cambridge universal bridge S/N L251809

Australian Survey Office collection no. 1
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Geophysical survey equipment
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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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Kit bag from Light Horse uniform

Kit bag from Light Horse uniform

James Taylor Light Horse collection
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Military uniforms
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Sergeant James S. Taylor
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Top hat worn by Sir Henry Gullett

Top hat worn by Sir Henry Gullett

Wight-Gullett collection
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Top hats
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London, England
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Andre & Co Ltd, Hatters
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1905
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Message stick

Message stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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Message sticks
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Not provided
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1926
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Last season of the East Melbourne Cricket ground, 1921

Last season of the East Melbourne Cricket ground, 1921

Nanette Ward collection
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Photographs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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1921
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Portrait of Anthony Martin Fernando

Portrait of Anthony Martin Fernando

Raj Nagi collection
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Paintings
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Mr Raj Nagi
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2007
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Bottom grinding stone/anvil [stone implement]

Bottom grinding stone/anvil [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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Zeiss 188014 binocular microscope and box

Zeiss 188014 binocular microscope and box

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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Microscopes
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Jena, Germany
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Carl Zeiss
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Notebook that contains a list of Eleanor and Eric Dark's record collection

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Eleanor Dark Foundation collection no. 1
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Notebooks
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Topography

Topography

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Sherril Sheehan collection
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Bowls
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Tasmania, Australia
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Sherril Sheehan
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QSL card for VK2AS

QSL card for VK2AS

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Fountain pen

Fountain pen

Reverend John Grosse collection
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Fountain pens
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England
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Reverend John Grosse
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Botanical Gardens - Sydney

Botanical Gardens - Sydney

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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'Creation Stories of the Manggalili Clan' by Narritjin Maymuru, Yirrkala, about 1965

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Department of Aboriginal Affairs collection no. 1
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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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1965
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Danarm D128 direct drive petrol chainsaw, made about 1958

Danarm D128 direct drive petrol chainsaw, made about 1958

Reginald Alder collection no. 1
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Chainsaws
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Camperdown, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Danarm Pty Ltd
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1958
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QSL card for VK-CH

QSL card for VK-CH

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1926 Crossley Landaulette 'Canberra' car used for the 1927 Royal Tour and at the opening of Parliament House

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Victor Alberts collection no. 1
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Motor cars
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Manchester, England
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Crossley Motors Ltd
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1926
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Scott's Emulsion

Scott's Emulsion

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Cream-coloured partial dance program titled 'Exchange, 3rd March 1868'

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dance programs
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1868
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Breastplate presented to the Yandruwandha people of Cooper Creek

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James de Pury collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Cooper Creek, South Australia, Australia
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Alfred Howitt
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1862
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Mercer Marine Chronometer No 13290 in a wooden case

Mercer Marine Chronometer No 13290 in a wooden case

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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St Albans, Hertfordshire, England
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Thomas Mercer Ltd
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1923
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Wall hanging of a scene from Little Red Riding Hood, made by Ukrainian Displaced Person Olga Basylevich, in Germany in 1946

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Forest Hill Residential Kindergarten collection
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Wall hangings
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Neu-Ulm Displaced Persons Camp, American Zone, Germany
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Olga Basylevich
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1946
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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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Queenie Nangala Singleton
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Message stick

Message stick

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Message sticks
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Murchison, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1993
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Royal Agricultural and Horticultural Society of South Australia
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The Corner, Harrington

The Corner, Harrington

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Harrington, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Famous Diggers

The Famous Diggers

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Excel Press
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Undiscovered #8, 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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Austinmer

Austinmer

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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Charles H. Kerry
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Kaurna Shield, 2014 by Jack Buckskin

Kaurna Shield, 2014 by Jack Buckskin

Jack Buckskin collection
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Shields
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Jack Buckskin
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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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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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David Tipuamantimirri
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Convict love token, Mary Hill, May 11, 1826

Convict love token, Mary Hill, May 11, 1826

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Programme Official Opening J. B. Young Limited, Queanbeyan, 23 May 1956

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J B Young Ltd collection
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Programs
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Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia
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Queanbeyan Age Print
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1956
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Souvenir from France

Souvenir from France

David Westcott collection no. 7
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Postcards
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1914
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Mercer Marine Chronometer No 27564, in wooden case with accessories

Mercer Marine Chronometer No 27564, in wooden case with acce...

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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England
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Thomas Mercer Ltd
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Illawarra NSW, view from Mt Pleasant

Illawarra NSW, view from Mt Pleasant

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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Certificate written in Polish and English permitting A Jedrzejowski leave from 18-19 August 1945

Certificate written in Polish and English permitting A Jedrz...

Andrzej Jedrzejowski collection
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Passes
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1945
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Blue envelope

Blue envelope

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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Brass fastening latch

Brass fastening latch

Department of Defence collection
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Fasteners
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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PT Pirie Harbour

PT Pirie Harbour

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Port Pirie, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Gas mask used as part of a protest costume

Gas mask used as part of a protest costume

Benny Zable collection no. 1
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Gasmasks
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Mr Benjamin 'Benny' Zable
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1981
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Blue hard cover elephant folio scrapbook relating to John [Johnny] Warrens' soccer career, 1974

Blue hard cover elephant folio scrapbook relating to John [J...

John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Scrapbooks
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Johnny Warren MBE OAM
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Brewer's Bottle Association Sydney

Brewer's Bottle Association Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1915
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Symmetrical red-brown boomerang

Symmetrical red-brown boomerang

Daisy Bates and Herbert Browne collection
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Boomerangs
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Ooldea, South Australia, Australia
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Daisy M. Bates CBE
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Rose Bay

Rose Bay

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Rose Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Victoria versus Tasmania 1 Sept 1964

Victoria versus Tasmania 1 Sept 1964

History of Netball - Margaret Pewtress collection
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Scoresheets
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'Nyilnigil' by Nyangkarni Penny K-Lyons, 2007

'Nyilnigil' by Nyangkarni Penny K-Lyons, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia, Australia
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Nyangkarni P. K-Lyons
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2007
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Wet specimen - Horse - heart wall

Wet specimen - Horse - heart wall

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Adelaide Electric Trams, Opened March 9, 1909. First Car Driven by Mrs. Price.

Adelaide Electric Trams, Opened March 9, 1909. First Car Dri...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Anne E. Price
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1909
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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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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Mandy Roughsey
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Delivery docket from Hawkins Carriers Pty Ltd, 1960

Delivery docket from Hawkins Carriers Pty Ltd, 1960

ET Fealy collection
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Receipts
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1960
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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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Remains of a

Remains of a "Pepper box" revolver

Royal Australian Historical Society collection no. 2
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Revolvers
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Young, New South Wales, Australia
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Chinese Miners
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1845
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Sepia photograph of horsedrawn vehicles in a procession

Sepia photograph of horsedrawn vehicles in a procession

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Painting on masonite by  Larangana, 1964 - depicts a river and a snake, together with three fish, a stingray, nine birds and twenty three eggs.

Painting on masonite by Larangana, 1964 - depicts a river a...

Dr Alex Van der Leeden collection
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Paintings
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Numbulwar, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Larangana
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1964
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Embroidery patterns

Embroidery patterns

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Embroidery patterns
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Ceramic bottle

Ceramic bottle

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Ceramic forms
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Child's drawing, La Perouse, Sydney

Child's drawing, La Perouse, Sydney

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Bruce Ella
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