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Convict love token from M. Flinn, 1825

Convict love token from M. Flinn, 1825

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Bark painting of birds, fish and snakes

Bark painting of birds, fish and snakes

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Djambarrpuyngu Mortuary Rites.

Djambarrpuyngu Mortuary Rites.

Y Pettinato collection
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Binyinyiwuy
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Kungkarangkalpa by Judith Yinyika Chambers

Kungkarangkalpa by Judith Yinyika Chambers

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Paintings
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Judith Y. Chambers
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2011
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Letter of condolence

Letter of condolence

Bali Bombings 2002 Memorial - Parliament of Victoria collection
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Letters
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Kuta, Bali, Indonesia
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2002
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Two illustrations - First Victa Lawnmower and First Ear Muffs

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Geoff Pryor collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1989
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Gold mourning locket containing a photograph of Australian champion boxer Les Darcy, who died in 1917

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Kevin Hannan collection
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Mourning jewellery
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Birmingham, West Midlands, England
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James L. Darcy
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1928
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Postcard featuring racehorse - Acrasia

Postcard featuring racehorse - Acrasia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Art Series
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Bark painting 'The Formation of Clouds' by Bokarra Maymuru, Yirrkala, 1967

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bokarra Maymuru
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1967
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School report

School report

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Reports
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Postcard featuring a printed oval photograph of Balmain political candidate Billy Waugh

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Emanuel Brothers stock book June 1951 - October 1965

Emanuel Brothers stock book June 1951 - October 1965

Emanuel Family collection
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Ledgers
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Film negative - Weakottu, Western Petermann Ranges, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Negatives
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Petermann Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1926
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The Flood Tide Series -

The Flood Tide Series - "Welsher", Scene III. Act II.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1904
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Fibre basket by Rosie Williams, 2008

Fibre basket by Rosie Williams, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Rosie Williams
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2008
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Standard Half Bushel gun-metal grain measure

Standard Half Bushel gun-metal grain measure

Geoff Gray collection
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Measures
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London, England
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NSW Government
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1832
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Edwards' National Hotel

Edwards' National Hotel

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Life. Be in it. Exercisements

Life. Be in it. Exercisements

Alex and Paddy Stitt collection
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Posters
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They've stole me clothes!

They've stole me clothes!

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Envelope containing documents for Miss Faithfull's Christmas Eucharist

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Documents
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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The Butcher

The Butcher

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr N Anderson
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1908
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Aboriginal Camp, W.A.

Aboriginal Camp, W.A.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bundanoon Railway station

Bundanoon Railway station

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bundanoon, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Dent Two Day Marine Chronometer No 1604 with accessories in a wooden case

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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Dent & Co
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1850
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Handmade greeting card

Handmade greeting card

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Greeting cards
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Coke ovens by-products plant, BHP Co's steel works, Newcastle, NSW

Coke ovens by-products plant, BHP Co's steel works, Newcastl...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Salt glazed brown ceramic demijohn with screw-threaded stopper [Adelaide Chemical & Fertiliser Company Ltd]

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William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Demijohns
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1888
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The Djang'kawl in Rirratjingu Mada Country

The Djang'kawl in Rirratjingu Mada Country

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Marika Milirrpum
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1967
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Australian Cricket team dressed in suits and photographed in a garden

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Nanette Ward collection
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Photographic postcards
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Bristol, England
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1921
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Wet specimen - Horse - brain

Wet specimen - Horse - brain

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Paperbark used by Paul House

Paperbark used by Paul House

Paul House collection no.2
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Trays
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Bob Brown with Police officers.

Bob Brown with Police officers.

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Tasmania, Australia
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Peter Lord
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Convict love token from John Giddens

Convict love token from John Giddens

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Tape measure

Tape measure

Jack Heenan collection
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Tape measures
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GM Holden Ltd
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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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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1923
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The Tourist.

The Tourist.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Journals
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Emu egg carved with image of a man in a hat by Bill Reid, 1998

Emu egg carved with image of a man in a hat by Bill Reid, 19...

Bill Reid - John Cawte collection
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Engraved emu eggs
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Bill Reid
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Emu & Snake, painted on a tea chest lid by Johnny Bamagal.

Emu & Snake, painted on a tea chest lid by Johnny Bamagal.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 5
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Bark paintings
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Barunga, Northern Territory, Australia
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Johnny Bamagal
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1968
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'Wana and Puliaba' or 'Goanna Corroboree at Mirkantji', painted by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, 1971

'Wana and Puliaba' or 'Goanna Corroboree at Mirkantji', pain...

Papunya Art 2008 collection
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Paintings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Kaapa M. Tjampitjinpa
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1971
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Boondarra, showing horse teams pulling wagons loaded with wool bales

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Boondara, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1918
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La Perouse

La Perouse

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs F Clarke
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1908
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Bark painting 'Yirritja Narra flying fox dance' by George Milpurrurru, Milingimbi, 1966

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J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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George Milpurrurru
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1966
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Great Fire at Newcastle, David Cohen & Co's Magnificent Warehouse Destroyed, Damaged

Great Fire at Newcastle, David Cohen & Co's Magnificent Ware...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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David Cohen & Co Ltd
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1908
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REGA brand pneumatic kerosene tank used with a burner to heat cattle branding irons, used on Idracowra Station, NT

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Leo Murphy collection
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Kerosene cooking stoves
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Rega Pty Ltd
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1968
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Blue-toned photograph of a man standing outside bush hut

Blue-toned photograph of a man standing outside bush hut

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Henry Lawson
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Riding crop used by Jim Pike

Riding crop used by Jim Pike

Jim Pike collection
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Horse riding equipment
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Caricature of an adult mouse and six young mice seated in front of a board

Caricature of an adult mouse and six young mice seated in fr...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Harry B. Neilson
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Postcard featuring Canadian boxer Tommy Burns

Postcard featuring Canadian boxer Tommy Burns

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Tommy Burns
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Mosman's Bay

Mosman's Bay

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mosman Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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David Hicks

David Hicks

Political Cartooning 2006 collection - Jonathon Bentley
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Cartoons
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Mr Jonathon Bentley
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2006
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Convict love token from E.W., 1831

Convict love token from E.W., 1831

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Boondara, showing horse teams pulling wagons loaded with wool bales

Boondara, showing horse teams pulling wagons loaded with woo...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Boondara, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1918
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Mosmans Bay, Sydney

Mosmans Bay, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mosman Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Portable folding bookmaker's board, which was used by Ted Eastman in Melbourne

Portable folding bookmaker's board, which was used by Ted Ea...

Ian Charles Tongue collection
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Gambling equipment
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Victoria, Australia
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Ted Eastman
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1930
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Flying Foxes

Flying Foxes

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Munggurrawuy Yunapingu
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1963
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School Sports. Kempsey 1907

School Sports. Kempsey 1907

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic Postcards
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Kempsey, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Sepia photograph of rural land in Keysdale with house in background

Sepia photograph of rural land in Keysdale with house in bac...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1914
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May Gibbs - We are the Gumnut Corps..

May Gibbs - We are the Gumnut Corps..

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Cecilia M. Gibbs
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Head ornament

Head ornament

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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Head ornaments
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Postcard featuring a printed photograph of a man on a platform

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Ireland
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