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Message stick

Message stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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Not provided
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1926
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Parsley Bay

Parsley Bay

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Parsley Bay, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Glen Innes Hospital

Glen Innes Hospital

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Glen Innes, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Tessellated pavement, Eaglehawk Neck, Tas

Tessellated pavement, Eaglehawk Neck, Tas

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Eaglehawk Neck, Tasman Peninsula, Tasmania, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Florence Ethel (Bobbie) Faithfull wearing a sleeveless beaded evening dress

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Convict love token engraved with the names M. Walker and E. Jefferys, 1835

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Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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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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Jackie Tipungwuti
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The Stool Journals

The Stool Journals

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Journals
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View over a river, with a fence in the foreground

View over a river, with a fence in the foreground

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Greetings from Leichhardt

Greetings from Leichhardt

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Lifeboat Station & Lighthouse, The Lizard

Lifeboat Station & Lighthouse, The Lizard

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1921
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World Paracycling Championship gold medal won by paracyclist Sue Powell in Italy in 2009

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Susan (Sue) Powell collection
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Sports medals
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Symmetrical brown boomerang

Symmetrical brown boomerang

Daisy Bates and Herbert Browne collection
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Boomerangs
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Ooldea, South Australia, Australia
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Daisy M. Bates CBE
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Certificate

Certificate

Woodleigh Shorthorn Stud collection
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Prize certificates
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Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria
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1986
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Wakwakini (Tiwi word for black crow)

Wakwakini (Tiwi word for black crow)

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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Linda Pupangamirri
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Como Railway Bridge, George's River

Como Railway Bridge, George's River

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Como, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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George Street, Sydney

George Street, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Rainforest shield, Tully River area, Queensland made by Andy, 1970

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Gladys Henry collection
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Shields
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Euramo, Tully, QLD, Australia
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1970
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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CAMP LIFE / THE WOOD FATIGUE

CAMP LIFE / THE WOOD FATIGUE

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcard featuring a sepia photograph of two soldiers in full serge uniform, one standing and one seated

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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He - Have you seen the Pantomime...

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Redmond Nolan
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1910
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Tula slug [stone implement]

Tula slug [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Retouched flakes
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Normanton, Queensland, Australia
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Nobby's Beach, Newcastle

Nobby's Beach, Newcastle

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Nobbys Head, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1914
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Coogee Beach

Coogee Beach

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Coogee Beach, Coogee, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Mesh bag formed from two-ply looped fibre-string - Yirrkala, 1948

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bags
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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Fairy Bower Steps, Bundanoon, 1906

Fairy Bower Steps, Bundanoon, 1906

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Bundanoon, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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'Time Change' p.1

'Time Change' p.1

Diana Boyer collection
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Paintings
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Diana Boyer
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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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Unknown
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SNOCOM computer used by the Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Authority

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University of Sydney School of Engineering collection
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Computer components
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University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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School of Electrical Engineering, University of Sydney
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1958
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Veronica Gracilis

Veronica Gracilis

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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Certificate

Certificate

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Certificates
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Horse and Cowboy and Bullocks 1997

Horse and Cowboy and Bullocks 1997

Liesl Rockchild collection
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Bush toys
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Titjikala, Northern Territory, Australia
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Johnny Young
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1997
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Little Slam

Little Slam

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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NSW Bookstall Co Ltd
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Certificate of thanks to Ruby Lee for donating $1 to the Australian Olympic Team, 1984

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Ruby Lee collection
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Certificates of appreciation
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Los Angeles, California, United States of America
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1984
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Farthest South, Keen's Mustard

Farthest South, Keen's Mustard

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Antarctica
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Keen's Mustard
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HMAS Franklin

HMAS Franklin

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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British Pattern 1842 .75 smooth bore percussion musket used by the 12th Foot (East Suffolk Regiment) with bayonet

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Neville Locker collection
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Muskets
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Card of appreciation

Card of appreciation

Margot Child collection
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Mrs Margot Child
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Club

Club

L and T Hackney collection
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Clubs
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1918
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Poem

Poem

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Manuscripts
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Cash book

Cash book

Robin Moorhouse collection
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Ledgers
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Penfolds Wine Pty Ltd
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1894
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Studio photograph of a diorama of collage and small objects, marked 'Fanny the giggler' on the reverse.

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Thomas Hinton collection
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Albumen prints
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Thomas Hinton
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Envelope addressed to William Pitt Faithfull, Springfield, Goulburn

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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William P. Faithfull
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Right foot buckled sling back platform shoe with peek-a-boo toe

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Ron Muncaster collection no. 1
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Shoes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ron Muncaster
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1994
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Australia for ever!

Australia for ever!

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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Bulli Pass

Bulli Pass

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Bulli Pass, Bulli, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Buildings beside water, lit by moonlight

Buildings beside water, lit by moonlight

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Convict love token from Richard Crucknell, 1831

Convict love token from Richard Crucknell, 1831

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Coonamble P & A Association 'Best Hogskin Saddle'

Coonamble P & A Association 'Best Hogskin Saddle'

David Allen medals collection
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Medals
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1881
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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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Stanislaus Kantilla
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Bark painting 'The first firing of the bush at Caledon Bay' by Mungurrawuy Yunapingu, Port Bradshaw

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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Port Bradshaw, North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mungurrawuy Yunupingu
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Leitz Wetzlar dissecting light monocular microscope

Leitz Wetzlar dissecting light monocular microscope

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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Microscopes
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Wetzlar, Germany
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Leitz Wetzlar
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Big House at Springfield with a woman and small girl in the doorway.

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Oilette, Kangaroos

Oilette, Kangaroos

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Bavaria, Germany
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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The King's Grotto, Fairy Cave, Buchan

The King's Grotto, Fairy Cave, Buchan

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Buchan Caves, Buchan, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Ceramic vase with two handles

Ceramic vase with two handles

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Vases
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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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David Tipuamantimirri
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Circular Quay, Sydney

Circular Quay, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Circular Quay, Sydney Cove, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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York street and Wynyard park, Sydney

York street and Wynyard park, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Douglas Pratt
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