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Unidentified bird

Unidentified bird

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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Spyridium parvifolium

Spyridium parvifolium

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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Castle Mona Hotel, from the Air Douglas, I.O.M

Castle Mona Hotel, from the Air Douglas, I.O.M

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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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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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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Propert 'Trailaway' touring caravan, a unique example built by the company in 1956 for advertising purposes

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Thomas Propert collection
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Caravans
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Propert Co
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1956
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Felt Akubra hat worn by Ben Chifley

Felt Akubra hat worn by Ben Chifley

MJ Brown collection
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Akubra hats
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Akubra Hats Pty Ltd
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Weapon - Spear - Yirrkala, 1948

Weapon - Spear - Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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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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Painting depicts black turtles

Painting depicts black turtles

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gawarrin
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1963
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The Last of England's Infamous Felon Fleet The Convict Ship

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Jay Kruizenga collection
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Pamphlets
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United States of America
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Convict Ship 'Success' Touring Museum
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1924
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Silver presentation case containing a small magnifier, which was given to astronomer William Bayly by Captain James Cook on his third voyage

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Captain Cook Magnifier collection
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Magnifying glasses
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Australia
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William Bayly
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1776
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Technical drawing for a Percival aircraft titled

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Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Technical drawings
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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Poster advertising the Adaminaby Young Anglican Association Grand Ball, 17 October 1950

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Snowy Scheme - Joe Gordon collection
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Advertising posters
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Cooma, New South Wales, Australia
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Young Anglican Association
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1950
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Photograph of Winnie Hannan (nee O'Sullivan) with Lily Molloy on a merry-go-round

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Kevin Hannan collection
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Winnie O'Sullivan
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1925
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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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Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia
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Marlene Sarmardin
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Girls at Fort St School, Sydney

Girls at Fort St School, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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19th Century folk art diorama which portrays Governor William Bligh's arrest during the Rum Rebellion in 1808

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Sotheby's collection no. 2
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Dioramas
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Australia
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Unknown
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1808
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Scout's Friend to Animals badge certificate

Scout's Friend to Animals badge certificate

Barry Williams collection
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Certificates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1942
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The Imp

The Imp

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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Film negative - A lone huntsman, photographed by Herbert Basedow, Petermann Ranges, Northern Territory, 1926

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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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1926
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Album containing postcards collected during Florence [Bobbie] Faithfull's European trip in 1914

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Postcard albums
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Sydney Harbour, showing Circular Quay

Sydney Harbour, showing Circular Quay

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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1905
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Courtroom sketch 'Michael Chamberlain being cross examined by Mr Ian Barker, QC for the crown.' by Veronica O'Leary, dated 21 October 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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Cathedral, Bathurst

Cathedral, Bathurst

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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William Street, Perth, Western Australia

William Street, Perth, Western Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Albert H. Fullwood
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Photograph of indigenous cricket team

Photograph of indigenous cricket team

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Photographic prints
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Seated on the edge of a Mauve Crocus

Seated on the edge of a Mauve Crocus

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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Handwritten recipes

Handwritten recipes

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Manuscripts
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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spears
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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The eternal question

The eternal question

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Charles D. Gibson
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Petrol ration ticket

Petrol ration ticket

Irene Kopievsky Ben Chifley Tie collection
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Ration cards
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Australia
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Commonwealth Liquid Fuel Control Board
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1940
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Bridge with houses in the background

Bridge with houses in the background

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Railway Station Werris Creek N.S.W.

Railway Station Werris Creek N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Gympie, Queensland, Australia
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Murray Views
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Granted for Gallant and Faithful Services

Granted for Gallant and Faithful Services

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Medals
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Harrington Reynolds as the Rev. Dr. Wallace in Seven Little Australians

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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1915
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Group of school boys

Group of school boys

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Small, purple, handpainted, oval cardboard trinket box by Verna Nichols

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Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Verna Nichols collection
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Trinket boxes
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Tasmania, Australia
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Verna Nichols
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Postcard featuring Melbourne Cup winner - Acrasia

Postcard featuring Melbourne Cup winner - Acrasia

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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Nautilus shells

Nautilus shells

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Muriel Maynard collection
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Shells
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Opperman with bike on shoulder Oct 1977 on ST Kilda Pier

Opperman with bike on shoulder Oct 1977 on ST Kilda Pier

Sir Hubert Opperman collection no. 2
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Photographs
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Our town Nguiu on Bathurst Island

Our town Nguiu on Bathurst Island

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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Mary Dunn
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Rising mist.  Happy New Year Greetings

Rising mist. Happy New Year Greetings

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1913
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Boondara - group of eight men standing outside corrugated iron sheds

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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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Document - 'Particulars of Police Killed and Wounded by Bushrangers 1862 to 1868'

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Bob Marshall collection no. 1
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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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Collins ST, Hobart, Tasmania

Collins ST, Hobart, Tasmania

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Melbourne Train Entering Kilcunda Station

Melbourne Train Entering Kilcunda Station

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Kilcunda, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bullion box

Bullion box

Neville Locker collection
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Strongboxes
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Postcard featuring Circular Quay, Sydney

Postcard featuring Circular Quay, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Circular Quay, Sydney Cove, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Pastoral Australia particulars at government, shipping and travel offices

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People's Paraphernalia collection no. 21
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Posters
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James Northfield
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1930
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Mantel clock with pendulum and key presented to James Pitkeathly in 1930

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James Pitkeathly collection no. 1
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Mantel clocks
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Colour photograph of Rodney Baker and Kit Hokanson in front of Tasmania's Peace Bus

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Hobart Peace Centre collection
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Photographs
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Rodney Baker
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1984
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Melbourne from the Shrine of Remembrance, Vic

Melbourne from the Shrine of Remembrance, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Commandant's carriage, showing hotel, Port Arthur

Commandant's carriage, showing hotel, Port Arthur

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Port Arthur, Tasman Peninsula, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Three mythological events at Tjiterulpa site

Three mythological events at Tjiterulpa site

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Charlie T. Tjungurrayi
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1977
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Bark painting 'Tribal country of the Kangaroos & their mythical journey' by Yirawala, Croker Island, 1970

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 7
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Bark paintings
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yirawala
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1970
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Count Dorsay circular disc breastplate

Count Dorsay circular disc breastplate

Count Dorsay Breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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"SECOND PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1907, A., P., AND H SOCIETY"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1907
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Anemone Coronaria

Anemone Coronaria

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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The Spit.  Middle Harbour, Sydney

The Spit. Middle Harbour, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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The Spit, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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