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Plaster death mask of the head of bushranger Ned Kelly

Plaster death mask of the head of bushranger Ned Kelly

Dale White collection
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Masks
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Melbourne Gaol, Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Edward 'Ned' Kelly
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1880
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Photographic print depicting the toy theatre

Photographic print depicting the toy theatre

Everitt and George Family collection
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Photographic prints
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Spear with hafted stone head

Spear with hafted stone head

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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An umbrella handle cut down to form a riding crop with silver handle that was used as circus prop by Philip Wirth

An umbrella handle cut down to form a riding crop with silve...

Philip Wirth collection
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Circus props
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Mr Philip P. Wirth
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Pastel drawing by Kathryn Norris, 1996

Pastel drawing by Kathryn Norris, 1996

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Drawings
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Kathryn Norris
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Wedgwood & Bentley blue jasper medallion portrait of navigator and explorer Captain James Cook, RN

Wedgwood & Bentley blue jasper medallion portrait of navigat...

Wedgwood & Bentley Portrait Medallions collection
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Portrait medallions
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England
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Wedgwood
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1779
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Film negative - Punch, Lady and Annie, holding the eagle hawk Punch shot, Mt Woodward, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1903
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Convict love token from W. Williams, 1832

Convict love token from W. Williams, 1832

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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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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Stockman's Hut

Stockman's Hut

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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Nouvelle - Caledonie - Caledonienne Toubo [a woman from New Caledonia]

Nouvelle - Caledonie - Caledonienne Toubo [a woman from New ...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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New Caledonia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Australian Women's Cricket Team Captain Margaret Peden with English Captain Betty Archdale, 1934

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Australian Women's Cricket Council collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Margaret Peden
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1934
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Fire at Grafton May 27th 1908

Fire at Grafton May 27th 1908

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Clay pot by Thancoupie

Clay pot by Thancoupie

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Pots
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Thancoupie
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1975
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National Park, NSW

National Park, NSW

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

Oxford Street, Sydney

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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Mr Josef Lebovic
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From Zeppelin brought down over Hull 1917

From Zeppelin brought down over Hull 1917

Enid Treadgold collection
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Notes
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Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England
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Mrs Elna Glover
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1917
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Red and green kangaroo paw.  Green kangaroo paw

Red and green kangaroo paw. Green kangaroo paw

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Bon Marche Stores
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Cardboard label from the Springfield Museum - Ausgustus Lucian Faithfull, 1855-1942

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Labels
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Augustus L. Faithfull
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Share passbook from Canberra Co-operative Society, belonging to Elsie Caroline Annand

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J B Young Ltd collection
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Financial records
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Electric radiator

Electric radiator

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Electric radiators
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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R J Jones Butcher

R J Jones Butcher

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Glebe, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Tuckerbox used by Aboriginal activist Joe McGinness when he travelled on work as an officer bearer of FCAATSI, 1950s-1960s

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Joe McGinness collection
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Food storage containers
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Queensland, Australia
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Joe McGinness
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1960
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A Wrecked Cottage. North Sydney Tornado'

A Wrecked Cottage. North Sydney Tornado'

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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North Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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BROOKES SERIES LANDING AT ANZAC-GALLIPOLI

BROOKES SERIES LANDING AT ANZAC-GALLIPOLI

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Tintype portrait of a young woman 1880s

Tintype portrait of a young woman 1880s

Bothwell Museum collection
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Bothwell Museum
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1880
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Robbery Under Arms, No. 2

Robbery Under Arms, No. 2

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Charles Hammond
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Sea-monsters

Sea-monsters

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Bavaria, Germany
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Solomon Bros, LTD
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Handwritten poem

Handwritten poem

Ruby Lee collection
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Notes
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Christmas card from Betty Archdale to Ruby Monaghan, 1935

Christmas card from Betty Archdale to Ruby Monaghan, 1935

Ruby Lee collection
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Christmas cards
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London, England
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Ms Betty Archdale
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1935
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Postcard featuring a black and white image of Cairo

Postcard featuring a black and white image of Cairo

Adrian Luck collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Cairo, Egypt
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Australian Army
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1916
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The Ocean Beach, Manly, NSW

The Ocean Beach, Manly, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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South Steyne Beach, Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Living Together

Living Together

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Quilts
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Sydney from St. Mary's Cathedral.  A handful of Sydney

Sydney from St. Mary's Cathedral. A handful of 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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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Handwritten recipe for ham sandwich

Handwritten recipe for ham sandwich

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Manuscripts
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Two sets of playing cards within a box, featuring the logo of the FJ Holden

Two sets of playing cards within a box, featuring the logo o...

Jack Heenan collection
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Playing cards
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GM Holden Ltd
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1948
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Wishing You A Very Happy Xmas and New Year

Wishing You A Very Happy Xmas and New Year

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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Sydney Harbour, N.S.W, and, Lavender Bay, N.S.W

Sydney Harbour, N.S.W, and, Lavender Bay, N.S.W

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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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1904
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Lilian and Flory Faithfull

Lilian and Flory Faithfull

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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F.L. Vines

F.L. Vines

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1911
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Photographic postcard depicting Miss Amy Shirwood as Lena Harwood [and] Jack McGowan as Arthur Clifton in 'An Indian Hero'

Photographic postcard depicting Miss Amy Shirwood as Lena Ha...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Fraser and Jenkinson
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Typescript of letters written by William Pitt Faithfull between 1851 and 1854

Typescript of letters written by William Pitt Faithfull betw...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Documents
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William P. Faithfull
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1851
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The Old Stager

The Old Stager

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Frederick F. Booty
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Headband of fibre string

Headband of fibre string

Dr William Warner collection
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Headbands
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Wood and brass telescope tube in a leather case used by Captain John Gore

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Jack Gallaway collection
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Telescopes
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London, England
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Peter Dollond
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Canoe ornament

Canoe ornament

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr A P Lyons
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1914
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Message stick

Message stick

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Message sticks
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Yirrkala, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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Hospital Buildings, Brisbane Q.

Hospital Buildings, Brisbane Q.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1912
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Boab nut incised with designs of animals

Boab nut incised with designs of animals

E Milne collection
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Nut carvings
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Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Envelope addressed to Miss Faithfull, Springfield, near Goulburn, NSW

Envelope addressed to Miss Faithfull, Springfield, near Goul...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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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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The McGowen Ministry

The McGowen Ministry

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Bondi Beach. N.S.W

Bondi Beach. N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Bondi Beach, Bondi, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Wooden mallet

Wooden mallet

Guiseppe Picone collection
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Mallets
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Mr Guiseppe '. Picone
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The fig avenue, Botanical Gardens, Adelaide, SA

The fig avenue, Botanical Gardens, Adelaide, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Botanic Gardens, Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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A Federation style, two storey brick house and front garden

A Federation style, two storey brick house and front garden

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Sticker

Sticker

St George Budapest Soccer Club collection
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Convict love token from John Bournes, 1831

Convict love token from John Bournes, 1831

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Beautiful Shoalhaven River, Nowra, NSW

Beautiful Shoalhaven River, Nowra, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Shoalhaven River, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Mt Canoblas, Orange, NSW

Mt Canoblas, Orange, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Orange, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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