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Image Title and Collection What Where Who When
Hollow cylindrical wooden pipe with its shaft wrapped in Melaleuca bark, and tied with string - Yirrkala, 1948

Hollow cylindrical wooden pipe with its shaft wrapped in Mel...

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Smoking pipes
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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The Beach, Newcastle, NSW

The Beach, Newcastle, NSW

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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1907
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Boondara showing horses pulling wagons loaded with wool bales

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Boondara, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1918
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Pattern for knitting machine

Pattern for knitting machine

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Patterns
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Australian Town Series - Blayney

Australian Town Series - Blayney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Blayney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Herald
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Aboriginal ceremony 'the sick warrior'

Aboriginal ceremony 'the sick warrior'

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Charles H. Kerry
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Bark painting 'Nakidjkidj and Mimih at Nimbuwa Rock' by Bobby Barrdjaray Nganjmirra, Gumardir River Outstation, 1970

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Peter Brokensha and Bobby Bardjarai Nganjimirra collection
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Bark paintings
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Gumardir River Outstation, Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory,...
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Bobby B. Nganjmirra
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1970
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Asylum Liverpool

Asylum Liverpool

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Liverpool, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Liverpool Asylum for the Infirm and Destitute
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Gradiometer

Gradiometer

Bureau of Mineral Resources collection no. 1
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Geophysical survey equipment
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London, England
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L Oertling Ltd
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Film negative - Smithy at Mt. Davies camp, Tomkinson Ranges, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1903
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Wood carving of a female figure in human form

Wood carving of a female figure in human form

Professor Ronald Berndt collection
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Wood carvings
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North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Professor Ronald M. Berndt
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A Sheep Drover

A Sheep Drover

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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England
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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View Deniliquin From Air

View Deniliquin From Air

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Deniliquin, Riverina, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Adelaide - Victoria Square

Adelaide - Victoria Square

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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Glass plate negative - Blue waterlilies (Nymphaea nouchali) in billabong, Barker Gorge, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1916
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University of Glasgow Private Humanity Clasf [sic]

University of Glasgow Private Humanity Clasf [sic]

James Sprent collection
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Cards
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Looking to the lighthouse, Point Lonsdale, Vic

Looking to the lighthouse, Point Lonsdale, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Exercise book

Exercise book

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Second World War Prisoner of War Banknote

Second World War Prisoner of War Banknote

David Westcott collection no. 6
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Banknotes
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1939
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Certificate awarded at the Royal Society Agricultural of Tasmania Royal Show, Hobart, 1966 for first prize for a tatted butterfly doily

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Mercury Press
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1966
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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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Greetings for the New Year

Greetings for the 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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Open Hearth Dept. (Tapping a Furnace)

Open Hearth Dept. (Tapping a Furnace)

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Binalong Railway Station

Binalong Railway Station

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Binalong, New South Wales, Australia
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Circular Quay, Sydney. - The terminus for Sydney's main tramway service

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Circular Quay, Sydney Cove, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Armless Artist

The Armless Artist

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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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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Illuminated address which William Barak and fifteen other Coranderrk residents presented to Graham Berry, 1886

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1886 Barak-Berry Illuminated Address collection
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Illuminated addresses
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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William Barak
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1886
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Cash book

Cash book

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Ledgers
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Sewing machine

Sewing machine

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Sewing machines
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Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
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Ann S. Stool
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1870
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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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Beverley A. Munkara
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1974
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Remains of a

Remains of a "Pepper box" revolver

Royal Australian Historical Society collection no. 2
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Revolvers
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Young, New South Wales, Australia
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Chinese Miners
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1845
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Courtoom sketch of the Chamberlain trial 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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Cranko 'SHELL' toy train fuel wagon

Cranko 'SHELL' toy train fuel wagon

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy railway cars
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Looking along the beach, Dromana, Vic

Looking along the beach, Dromana, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Dromana, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Abstract design on paper from Oenpelli,1948

Abstract design on paper from Oenpelli,1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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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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1948
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Large natural gastropod shell for signalling that a turtle was caught

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Shells
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Angurugu, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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She begged of him to keep her grave plot green

She begged of him to keep her grave plot green

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Goulburn Hospital founded in 1849

Goulburn Hospital founded in 1849

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Bark painting depicting 30 circles, in combinations of black, white, red or yellow

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Snake Bay, Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Polly Miller, Poinomaju
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1965
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Variation of offer by Grace Bros Holdings Limited to acquire shares in J B Youngs, dated 3 November 1979

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J B Young Ltd collection
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Financial records
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Grace Bros
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1979
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Certificate awarded at the Rocklea Agricultural & Industrial Association, 1963 for first prize for a jug cover

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Rocklea, Queensland, Australia
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Rocklea Agricultural & Industrial Association
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1963
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Glass plate negative - Balami and his wife Indamun, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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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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1916
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An after Christmas wail

An after Christmas wail

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Melbourne train climbing Bourne Creek Bank, Kilcunda

Melbourne train climbing Bourne Creek Bank, Kilcunda

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bourne Creek, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1911
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Namanjwarra (Estuarine Crocodile) by Curly Bardkadabbu

Namanjwarra (Estuarine Crocodile) by Curly Bardkadabbu

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Curly Bardkadubbu
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Van Houten's cocoa

Van Houten's cocoa

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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The Netherlands
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Clare Wilkinson (nee Faithfull) wearing a dark feathered hat

Clare Wilkinson (nee Faithfull) wearing a dark feathered hat

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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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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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Linda Clyne
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Oval-shaped iron coolamon

Oval-shaped iron coolamon

Scott Rainbow collection
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Containers
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Western Australia, Australia
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Loch Carron

Loch Carron

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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River with a letter

River with a letter "K" in the upper left corner

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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1909
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Book titled 'The Voyage of Governor Phillip to Botany Bay', 1789.

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Christies Auction collection
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Botany Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Governor John Stockdale
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1789
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Portrait photograph of Paddy Wainburranga

Portrait photograph of Paddy Wainburranga

Jon Lewis collection
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Circus Waters Massacre by Dorcas Tinnimay Bennett, Judith Chambers and Delilah Shepherd, 2012

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Warakurna History Paintings collection no.2
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Paintings
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Dorcas T. Bennett
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2012
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St George Budapest Soccer Club team 1988

St George Budapest Soccer Club team 1988

St George Budapest Soccer Club collection
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Photographs
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Recipe for a cough

Recipe for a cough

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Manuscripts
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Helipterum Dimorpholepis

Helipterum Dimorpholepis

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1875
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Convict love token from Peter Martin, 1836

Convict love token from Peter Martin, 1836

Timothy Millett collection
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