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Partly carved emu egg by Bill Reid

Partly carved emu egg by Bill Reid

Bill Reid - John Cawte collection
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Engraved emu eggs
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Bill Reid
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Australian Settler's Home On Fire.

Australian Settler's Home On Fire."by P. Power

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Ferrier's Lever Wool Press, Serial No 1831, made by Humble & Sons, Geelong, c.1912

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Department of Administrative Services collection
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Wool presses
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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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Humble and Sons
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1876
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'Kumpupirntily' by Jakayu Biljabu and Dadda Samson, 2007

'Kumpupirntily' by Jakayu Biljabu and Dadda Samson, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Jakayu Biljabu
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2007
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O Gauge House model train freight brake van

O Gauge House model train freight brake van

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy railway cars
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Novelty brown glazed ceramic paperweight caricature of the head of Australian Prime Minister William (Billy) Hughes

Novelty brown glazed ceramic paperweight caricature of the h...

JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 3
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Paperweights
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Chatswood, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mashman Bros
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1916
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Two naked women, one seated and one lying on the ground

Two naked women, one seated and one lying on the ground

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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John W. Alexander
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Belmont, Lake Macquarie, NSW

Belmont, Lake Macquarie, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Belmont, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Depicts four children in garden at front of Pinea

Depicts four children in garden at front of Pinea

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Cartoon titled 'UnAustralian'

Cartoon titled 'UnAustralian'

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Ms Fiona Katauskas
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2001
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Special Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, Wagga Wagga, 1887

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1887
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The boys are playing basketball

The boys are playing basketball

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Emmanuel Kerinaiua
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Mickey Mouse Weekly - Souvenir Coronation issue, 1953

Mickey Mouse Weekly - Souvenir Coronation issue, 1953

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Magazines
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1953
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'Minyipuru' by Nora Nangapa, 2008

'Minyipuru' by Nora Nangapa, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Kunawarritji, Western Australia, Australia
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Nora Nangapa
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2008
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The Archibald memorial, Sydney

The Archibald memorial, Sydney

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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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Postcard with photograph captioned Church of England. Cobbity

Postcard with photograph captioned Church of England. Cobbit...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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Sketches of Tommy's life - Out on rest - No 9

Sketches of Tommy's life - Out on rest - No 9

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Paris, France
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Ladies refurbished Roadmaster bicycle, which was ridden in Tasmania by Reima Mieztis

Ladies refurbished Roadmaster bicycle, which was ridden in T...

Reima Miezitis collection
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Bicycles
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Australia
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Mrs Reima Miezitis
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1946
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Pages 37 to 40 of the copy of the Jerilderie Letter, which was originally composed by Ned Kelly

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Christies Auction collection
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Letters
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Stringybark Creek, Victoria, Australia
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Edward 'Ned' Kelly
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1879
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The beautiful coast at Torquay, Vic

The beautiful coast at Torquay, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Torquay, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Paul House's didjeridu

Paul House's didjeridu

Paul House collection no. 1
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Didjeridus
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Paul House
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1984
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Zoological Gardens, Sydney, N.S.W

Zoological Gardens, Sydney, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1911
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Hotel Australia, Sydney

Hotel Australia, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Pair of cream coloured 'silk' boxer shorts with a gold coloured waistband and side bands

Pair of cream coloured 'silk' boxer shorts with a gold colou...

Lionel Rose collection no. 1
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Boxer shorts
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Lionel Rose
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1964
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Halcyon 'Surfmaster Avoca' multiplier fishing reel

Halcyon 'Surfmaster Avoca' multiplier fishing reel

Gordon Winter collection
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Fishing reels
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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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Halcyon Products
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1940
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Handwritten letter of congratulations from Dr Irene Crespin to Edna Thompson on her receipt of a British Empire Medal

Handwritten letter of congratulations from Dr Irene Crespin ...

Thompson Family collection
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Letters
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Ainslie, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Dr Irene Crespin
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1977
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Liverpool St. from Hyde Park. Sydney

Liverpool St. from Hyde Park. Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1915
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Central Square, Sydney

Central Square, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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'Lizard Dreaming Site at Linga-Goora (Lingakura)', painted by Ray Inkamala Tjampitjinpa, 1976

'Lizard Dreaming Site at Linga-Goora (Lingakura)', painted b...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Browns Bore, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ray I. Tjampitjinpa
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1976
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Public School and Residence, Laggan

Public School and Residence, Laggan

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Laggan, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bullock hide rope with metal rings attached made by Fred Hill, 2013

Bullock hide rope with metal rings attached made by Fred Hil...

Fred Hill Collection
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Ropes
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Mr Fred Hill
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2013
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Vertically-aligned rectangular brown medal presentation case with gold border around the edge of the lid

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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New Holland darter

New Holland darter

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Photograph of ship flying American flag

Photograph of ship flying American flag

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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George Street from near Central Railway Station, Sydney

George Street from near Central Railway Station, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Camelot with two women and a child

Camelot with two women and a child

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Super Primary Department Adelaide Correspondence-School Certificate for Applied art

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Nettie McColive collection
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Certificates
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Super Primary Department, Adelaide
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Presbyterian Ladies College, Sydney - The Quadrangle

Presbyterian Ladies College, Sydney - The Quadrangle

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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The Promenade, Cronulla, New South Wales

The Promenade, Cronulla, New South Wales

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Cronulla, Sydney, 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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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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John V. Orsto
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Convict love token from W. Taylor, 1834

Convict love token from W. Taylor, 1834

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Bark painting 'Ngaldjorlboh of the

Bark painting 'Ngaldjorlboh of the "Early Dreamtime" ' by Bo...

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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Bobby B. Nganjmirra
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1974
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Sir Ernest Cable's property, Devon 1915,

Sir Ernest Cable's property, Devon 1915,

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Buzacott Cyanogas Dust Blower Rabbit Fumigator Pump

Buzacott Cyanogas Dust Blower Rabbit Fumigator Pump

Cregan Family collection
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Pest control equipment
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Buzacott & Co Ltd
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1920
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Brother Jones : 'And what became of Brother Brown?

Brother Jones : 'And what became of Brother Brown?

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Sydney Railway Station Illuminations, U.S.A. Fleet Visit

Sydney Railway Station Illuminations, U.S.A. Fleet Visit

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, 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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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Laura Holmes
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Hurstville, St. Mary's Convent School

Hurstville, St. Mary's Convent School

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Hurstville, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Handwritten note found with sampler in folder

Handwritten note found with sampler in folder

Embroiderers' Guilds of Australia collection
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Documents
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Hooked blade brush knife

Hooked blade brush knife

Chai Vang and Por Ye collection
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Knives
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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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Gselle Mary Tipangariti
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Courtroom sketch made at the1982 trial of Michael and Lindy Chamberlain by artist Veronica O'Leary

Courtroom sketch made at the1982 trial of Michael and Lindy ...

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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Linum marginale

Linum marginale

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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1876
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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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Shell money
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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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River with a letter

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

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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Crocus Hybridus Hort

Crocus Hybridus Hort

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Bar Beach, Newcastle, NSW

Bar Beach, Newcastle, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Newcastle Beach, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Head ornament

Head ornament

Olive Pink collection
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Headbands
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Miss Olive Pink
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Daguerreotype portrait of man in military uniform mounted in a brown union case with a red velvet lining

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Pukamani mortuary pole by Leo Parlaunga, Melville or Bathurst Island

Pukamani mortuary pole by Leo Parlaunga, Melville or Bathurs...

Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies collection
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Ceremonial objects
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