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Cartoon depicting Peter Costello tossing a coin into a cup labelled N.M.A.

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Geoff Pryor collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1996
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Scrapbook with a green hardcover containing newspaper clippings, telegrams and some photographs from 1915-1958 documenting the motoring life of Jack Burton

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Colledge Family collection
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Scrapbooks
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Mr John 'Jack' Burton
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Black peaked jockey cap in silk satin

Black peaked jockey cap in silk satin

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Caps
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Sherbrooke Falls, Victoria

Sherbrooke Falls, Victoria

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sherbrooke Falls, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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1923
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Film negative - Moving horses across the crossing near Victoria River Downs station, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Horseshoe Bend, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1922
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Plaster cast of bust of Oliver Nilsen, former radio broadcaster, electrical engineer, and Lord Mayor of Melbourne by Edmund Joel Dicks

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Edmund Dicks collection
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Busts
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Edmund J. Dicks
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1941
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The Bridge at Audley, National Park, Sydney N.S.W

The Bridge at Audley, National Park, Sydney N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Audley, Royal National Park, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Sunken Gardens, Hyde Park, Sydney, NSW

Sunken Gardens, Hyde Park, Sydney, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Hyde Park, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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St Martin's, Killara

St Martin's, Killara

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

Macquarie 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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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Paris - Brest - Paris, 1891-1991 [cycling]

Paris - Brest - Paris, 1891-1991 [cycling]

Sir Hubert Opperman collection no. 2
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Commemorative badges
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Business card for Colin Rodgers M.M

Business card for Colin Rodgers M.M

James Taylor Light Horse collection
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Business cards
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Sergeant James S. Taylor
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Yass Spring Show, 1906, Second Prize

Yass Spring Show, 1906, Second Prize

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1906
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Letter from Joan Richmond - Montelimar

Letter from Joan Richmond - Montelimar

Joan Richmond collection
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Letters
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Montelimar, France
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1932
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'Flying Ant Dreaming', painted by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, 1976

'Flying Ant Dreaming', painted by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, 1976

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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Kaapa M. Tjampitjinpa
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1976
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Australia - Native Throwing a Boomerang

Australia - Native Throwing a Boomerang

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL card for VK3TL

QSL card for VK3TL

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Beg!

Beg!

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Byerb Ibaik brass skull by Dennis Nona

Byerb Ibaik brass skull by Dennis Nona

Dennis Nona collection No 2
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Sculptures
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Dennis Nona
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Randwick Race Course, Sydney, NSW

Randwick Race Course, Sydney, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Randwick Racecourse, Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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Poster with image by J Samuels

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr. Jeffrey Samuels
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Coloured photographic postcard 'Rabbit Trappers Western District of Victoria', about 1907

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Rabbits in Australia collection no. 3
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Postcards
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Snails Bay, Balmain

Snails Bay, Balmain

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Snails Bay, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Linen dress with Australian wildflower embroidery

Linen dress with Australian wildflower embroidery

Jan Taylor collection
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Dresses
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Black and white photograph of US swimmer Gertrude Ederle, New York, 1922

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National Sports Information Centre collection
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Photographs
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New York, United States of America
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Miss Gertrude Ederle
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1922
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'Emu near Yalyumu (from Wawuwawu)' aka 'Emu Dreaming at Yalyumu', by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, 1975

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Kaapa M. Tjampitjinpa
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1975
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Convict love token from H.S., 1836

Convict love token from H.S., 1836

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Piece of fabric depicting three embroidery motifs

Piece of fabric depicting three embroidery motifs

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Textile pieces
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Offer of Engagement for Enid Glover to play the piano accordion on an Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC) programme, Monday 24th August, 1953

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Enid Treadgold collection
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Contracts
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
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1953
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Spear

Spear

Ray and Dallas Maple Family collection no. 2
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Spears
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South Australia, Australia
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Howard Maple
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1930
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Murray views no. 24.  Coconut Grove guest house, Port Douglas, NQ

Murray views no. 24. Coconut Grove guest house, Port Dougla...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Man riding a horse on the road to Coyle

Man riding a horse on the road to Coyle

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Painting depicts a crocodile and other creatures

Painting depicts a crocodile and other creatures

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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Mungurrawuy Yunupingu
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1966
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Crystal Palace and Terraces. Festival of Empire

Crystal Palace and Terraces. Festival of Empire

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Crystal Palace, London, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1911
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Australian Aborigines, Yarra Yarra Tribe. A Diorama in the National Museum, Melbourne

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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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Roman Catholic Church, Parkes

Roman Catholic Church, Parkes

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Parkes, New South Wales, Australia
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The Catholic Church
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Watsons Bay, Sydney Harbour, N.S.W

Watsons Bay, Sydney Harbour, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Watsons Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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'Minyipuru' by Jakayu Biljabu, 2008

'Minyipuru' by Jakayu Biljabu, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Punmu, Western Australia, Australia
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Jakayu Biljabu
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2008
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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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Clarice Faithfull-Anderson and her mother Lilian Faithfull-Anderson and four polo players

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Girl dressed as Old Mother Hubbard, wearing glasses and is knitting

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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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The Strike, 1909, Block 10 escort

The Strike, 1909, Block 10 escort

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
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Broken Hill Proprietary Limited
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1909
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Black & White is easy to carry

Black & White is easy to carry

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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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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Dance wand

Dance wand

Papuan Official collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1915
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King William Street, Adelaide, SA

King William Street, 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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What do you think of this? Pearl

What do you think of this? Pearl

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Htel Macquarie, Port Macquarie

Htel Macquarie, Port Macquarie

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Depicts a man wearing a hat wheeling a wooden garden trolley with three children

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Information card

Information card

Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 1
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Information sheets
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Stockman's Departure

Stockman's Departure

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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J Hutchings
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Upper Lane Cove

Upper Lane Cove

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Lane Cove, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Alfred R. Coffey
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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

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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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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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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Postcard featuring a sepia toned image of the S.S. Ballarat at sea

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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London, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Cream coloured school copybook

Cream coloured school copybook

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Exercise books
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Handwritten text entitled

Handwritten text entitled "The Bachelor's Thermometer"

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Manuscripts
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Florence and Christine Williamson under verandah, Munyang

Florence and Christine Williamson under verandah, Munyang

Snowy Scheme - Christine Filiamundi collection
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Munyang, Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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John P. Williamson
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1953
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