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Birds and animals on our island

Birds and animals on our island

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tony Virgona
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Young duck to sell

Young duck to sell

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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Pennants
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Canadian Aviation Electronics (CAE) Scintillometer, Model 963, Serial Number 173

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Bureau of Mineral Resources collection no. 1
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Geophysical survey equipment
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May Gibbs - We're still above Water!

May Gibbs - We're still above Water!

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Cecilia M. Gibbs
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The Lake, Botanical Gardens, Adelaide, SA

The Lake, Botanical Gardens, Adelaide, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Invitation to Mrs Chifley, to a State Ball in honour of the Elizabeth, the Queen Mother

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Ben Chifley collection no. 3
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Invitations
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Elizabeth Chifley
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Horse and Cowboy 1999

Horse and Cowboy 1999

Liesl Rockchild collection
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Bush toys
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Santa Teresa, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tristan Young
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1998
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Hotel Bedford, Rue de l'Arcade - Salon de Lecture

Hotel Bedford, Rue de l'Arcade - Salon de Lecture

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Government House - from Farm Cove Sydney

Government House - from Farm Cove Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Government House, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Herbert Beecroft
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Macquarie Point, Sydney Harbour, NSW

Macquarie Point, Sydney Harbour, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Macquarie Point, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Blue Lake, Mt Gambier, SA

Blue Lake, Mt Gambier, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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The bow guard and torpedo caps of a Japanese midget submarine

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1942
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'Djirird and Damala' by Narritjin Maymuru of Yirrkala, painted in Darwin, 1967

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Bark paintings
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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1967
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Glass plate negative - His excellency Sir Tom Bridges, Governor of South Australia, planting a tree at Arltunga, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1923

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1923
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"SECOND PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1908, A., P., AND H. SOCIETY"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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1908
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The pioneer

The pioneer

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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J Hutchings
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Chalet, Lorne, Vic

Chalet, Lorne, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Lorne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Photograph of Minnie Valentine, Jim Valentine and Minnie's relations

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Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Xmas, happy new year

Xmas, happy new year

Nanette Ward collection
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Ostrich farm, possibly in Mundooran

Ostrich farm, possibly in Mundooran

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Henry Lawson
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The Tourist.

The Tourist.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Journals
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Postcard featuring

Postcard featuring "A British Soldier's Letter from Weeton /...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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The men are playing snooker

The men are playing snooker

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Henry V. Dunn
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Pencil sketch depicting a range of mountains

Pencil sketch depicting a range of mountains

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sketches
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Hand-drawn family tree of the Pitt family

Hand-drawn family tree of the Pitt family

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Genealogical charts
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Film negative - Cutherson Falls, upper Liverpool River,  Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1928
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The wrong track

The wrong track

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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J Hutchings
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Green dance program titled 'GOVERNMENT HOUSE'

Green dance program titled 'GOVERNMENT HOUSE'

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dance programs
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Balfour Hotel

Balfour Hotel

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Talma & Co
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Painting depicts a serpent coiled around white eggs

Painting depicts a serpent coiled around white eggs

Department of Transport and Communication collection
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Bark paintings
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Caledon Bay, North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mithinarri Gurruwiwi
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Commodore 3 years

Commodore 3 years

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Hotel Minerva

Hotel Minerva

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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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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Glass plate negative - Group Aboriginal children and women, Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1923

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1923
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Expectancy

Expectancy

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Charles D. Gibson
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Bottom grinding stone [stone implement]

Bottom grinding stone [stone implement]

E Milne collection
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Lower grinding stones
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Gundabooka, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Valma Tipiloura
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No.19 St. Joseph's Hospital, Auburn, N.S.W

No.19 St. Joseph's Hospital, Auburn, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic Postcards
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Auburn, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Messina - Ravine e Incendio del Municipio

Messina - Ravine e Incendio del Municipio

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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1909
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Head and torso of large scale Kewpie doll performance prop

Head and torso of large scale Kewpie doll performance prop

Sydney 2000 Olympic Games collection
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Performing arts equipment
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Bird's eye view, Wallaroo, 1918

Bird's eye view, Wallaroo, 1918

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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1918
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Robbing the forest

Robbing the forest

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr James A. Turner
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No.19 St. Joseph's Hospital, Auburn, N.S.W.

No.19 St. Joseph's Hospital, Auburn, N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Auburn, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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View over a town, with hills in the background

View over a town, with hills in the background

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Slipcast terracotta mug with mukata (beanie) design, made by Peter Ward using Ernabella artists designs, for Ernabella at Bondi Pavilion event, 2004

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Mugs
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Peter Ward
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2004
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Racing Colours - They're Off

Racing Colours - They're Off

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Aboriginal, Coopers Creek, Queensland.

Aboriginal, Coopers Creek, Queensland.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Coopers Creek, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Admiralty House

Admiralty House

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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Marie B. Timaepatui
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Handwritten recipe

Handwritten recipe

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Manuscripts
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The Blue Lake, Mt Gambier, SA

The Blue Lake, Mt Gambier, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Undiscovered #2, 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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Courtroom sketch 'Prof Cameron demonstrates with doll' by Veronica O'Leary, 1982

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Veronica O'Leary collection no. 1
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Courtroom drawings
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ms Veronica O'Leary
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1982
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Bark painting 'Rainbow snake in the stone country of Gumadir' by Yirawala, Croker Island, 1968

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 5
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Bark paintings
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yirawala
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1968
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Spirit of Progress

Spirit of Progress

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Armadale, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Pavilion and Parking area, Harbord NSW

Pavilion and Parking area, Harbord NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Harbord, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Slate with a wooden frame with a hole at the top

Slate with a wooden frame with a hole at the top

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Slates
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Victorian XI 1936

Victorian XI 1936

Ruby Lee collection
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Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Lorna Smith
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1936
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