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Photograph of a woman and dog

Photograph of a woman and dog

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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The Fairy Beauty

The Fairy Beauty

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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Pencil drawing on pale blue paper of shipboard life on the 'Thomas Arbuthnot', 1849

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Thomas Arbuthnot's Shipboard Drawing collection
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Drawings
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Ireland
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1849
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The Whale, Dianmeri - Yirrkala, 1948

The Whale, Dianmeri - Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mawalan Marika
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1948
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Boomerang with incised decorations, attributed to Robert Wandin, Coranderrk, 1890s

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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Robert Wandin
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1890
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Technical College

Technical College

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1905
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Sydney Heads

Sydney Heads

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney Heads, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Sydney Heads

Sydney Heads

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney Heads, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Breakers

Breakers

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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W Lister-Lister
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Letter from Stephen White to his son George, 1860

Letter from Stephen White to his son George, 1860

Tony Hill collection no. 4
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Letters
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Stephen White
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1860
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'Cycloramic View of Canberra Capital Site looking from Camp Hill', 1911

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Dr David Ride collection
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Lithographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Robert '. Coulter
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1911
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Wood carving - Bunbulama - Yirrkala, 1948

Wood carving - Bunbulama - Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Wood carvings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mawalan Marika
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1948
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Handwritten poem titled

Handwritten poem titled "A Toast"

Ruby Lee collection
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Protestant Alliance Friendly Society certificate noting membership of 52 years for Herbert Hick

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Wal Hick collection
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Membership certificates
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New South Wales, Australia
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Protestant Alliance Friendly Society
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1982
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Bark painting depicting yams, decorated with dots, in centre with six birds

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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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Mithinarri Gurruwiwi
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1967
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North Terrace looking east, Adelaide, SA

North Terrace looking east, 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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1929
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Port Macquarie N.S.W.

Port Macquarie N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Postcard featuring a black and white photograph of a reward poster for Martin Cash, George Jones and Lawrence Cavenagh

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Martin Cash
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1843
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'Travels of Mala the Hare Wallaby', painted by Timmy Tjugudai Tjungurrayi, 1981

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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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Timmy T. Tjungurrayi
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1981
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Scintrex DHP-4 electromagnetic drill hole probe

Scintrex DHP-4 electromagnetic drill hole probe

Australian Survey Office collection no. 1
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Geophysical survey equipment
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Certificate awarded at the Springsure Pastoral & Agricultural Society Springsure Show for first prize for a table centre

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Springsure, Queensland, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1970
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Photographic postcard - Bowral.

Photographic postcard - Bowral.

Enid Treadgold collection
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Photographs
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Spearheads
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Folkestone Aero Speed Trophy presented by Mrs W.E. Davis, 1937

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Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Trophies
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Folkestone, Kent, England
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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1937
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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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Vinyl record featuring 'How Great Thou Art' and 'I'll Walk With God' by Harold Blair

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Harold Blair collection
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Audio records
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Harold Blair
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Native miami [i.e. mia-mia]

Native miami [i.e. mia-mia]

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Samuel T. Gill
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1870
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Girl dressed in Japanese costume

Girl dressed in Japanese costume

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Japan
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Manuscript titled 'From Sleeping Beauty's stage'

Manuscript titled 'From Sleeping Beauty's stage'

Everitt and George Family collection
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Manuscripts
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Invitation addressed to Miss Faithfull from the Captain and Officers of H. M. S. Calliope

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Invitations
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Macquarie Point, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Frank Proust at crash site of Southern Cloud

Frank Proust at crash site of Southern Cloud

Frank Proust collection
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Photographs
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Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Alan Kemp
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1958
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Throwing the spear

Throwing the spear

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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John H. Clark
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1813
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Woven wool rug from Ernabella

Woven wool rug from Ernabella

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Knee rugs
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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Pencil sketch depicting a cliff with a ruined castle

Pencil sketch depicting a cliff with a ruined castle

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sketches
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Undiscovered #1, 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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Banksia serrata

Banksia serrata

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Envelope addressed to William Faithfull Esq, Goulburn

Envelope addressed to William Faithfull Esq, Goulburn

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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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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Mary N. Puruntatameri
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Handbell - Note A# Octave 4 Pattern 17

Handbell - Note A# Octave 4 Pattern 17

Jennifer Anne Murphy collection
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Musical instruments
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London, England
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Whitechapel Bell Foundry
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1910
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Ring made from the metal of a US fighter jet from the Vietnam War

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Finger rings
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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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American Navy Fleet's visit to Sydney Harbour, July 1925

American Navy Fleet's visit to Sydney Harbour, July 1925

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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United States Navy
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1925
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George St. Sydney

George St. Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Four men and one boy outside a tent.

Four men and one boy outside a tent.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Men posing next to a steam locomotive on a bridge over a tunnel

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Banaitscha/Banatja - # 1 of 5

Banaitscha/Banatja - # 1 of 5

Peter Redlich collection no. 1
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mungurrawuy Yunupingu
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1956
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Painting depicts  X-ray style kangaroo with crosshatching

Painting depicts X-ray style kangaroo with crosshatching

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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Unknown
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1974
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Australian Native Cat

Australian Native Cat

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Star Photo Co
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The Mint, Sydney

The Mint, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Rushcutters Bay, Sydney N.S.W

Rushcutters Bay, Sydney N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Rushcutters Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Inspecting fruit for export, Govt. cool store, Melbourne. Victoria produced 1,331,000 bushels of Apples in 1912

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1912
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Photograph - Sesquicentenary parade, Sydney, 1938.

Photograph - Sesquicentenary parade, Sydney, 1938.

Enid Treadgold collection
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Photographs
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Portrait of Philip VI of France

Portrait of Philip VI of France

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Wellington Street, Perth, WA

Wellington Street, Perth, WA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Rotunda on the Torrens

Rotunda on the Torrens

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1915
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'Minyma Kutjarra' by Pulpurru Davies, 2008

'Minyma Kutjarra' by Pulpurru Davies, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Patjarr, Western Australia, Australia
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Pulpurru Davies
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2008
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Painting depicts a human figure with elbows bent & hands upraised

Painting depicts a human figure with elbows bent & hands upr...

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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Railway Platform, longest in Australia, Albury NSW

Railway Platform, longest in Australia, Albury NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Albury, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Transport by the Camel in Australia

Transport by the Camel in Australia

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Manuscripts
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Tabula Asiae VIII

Tabula Asiae VIII

Sebastian Münster 'Tabula Asiae VIII' Map collection
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Maps
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Alexandria, Egypt
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Ptolemy
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1540
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On the Way to the Show

On the Way to the Show "The Sydney Mail" On the Land Series

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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