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Platypus

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Far West Children's Health Scheme

Far West Children's Health Scheme

Ben Chifley collection no. 3
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Receipts
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Hotel Bega

Hotel Bega

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bega, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Charles 0. Fox
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'Kinyu' by Eubena Nampitjin and Jane Gimme, 2007

'Kinyu' by Eubena Nampitjin and Jane Gimme, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Eubena Nampitjin
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2007
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Menu for a luncheon on the 22nd August 1945 at Parliament House, Canberra

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Betty Hall collection
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Menus
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1945
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Maps of Australia from Adelaide

Maps of Australia from Adelaide

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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Men standing beside railway tracks, near a horsedrawn wagon. Trans-Australian Railway

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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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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Saddleworth, South Australia, Australia
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Midland Agricultural Society
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Killer Sponge

Killer Sponge

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1999
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Sepia photograph of rural land in Keysdale with house in background

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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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1914
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Certificate of Airworthiness for aircraft HB-OFU in Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 1937

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Neil Jensen collection
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Aviation documents
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Black Kangaroo paw.  Orange kangaroo paw

Black Kangaroo paw. Orange kangaroo paw

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Bon Marche Stores
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Identification card for Edgar Wikner Percival, issued by the British Air Commission, Washington DC

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Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Identity cards
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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Hotel Minerva

Hotel Minerva

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Little Miss Muffit

Little Miss Muffit

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Muriel G. Nicholls
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Map of Orient line routes

Map of Orient line routes

Ben Chifley collection no. 3
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Duncan Thompson's rugby league cap

Duncan Thompson's rugby league cap

Ian Thompson collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Farmers Co Ltd
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1922
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Sundowners

Sundowners

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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The Stool Journals

The Stool Journals

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Journals
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Meagers collection
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Cloncurry, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1975
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Miss Maud Jeffries

Miss Maud Jeffries

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Art Series
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THE BIGHT WAS A BIT TOO BIG FOR SOME / OF US TO KEEP DOWN

THE BIGHT WAS A BIT TOO BIG FOR SOME / OF US TO KEEP DOWN

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Commercial Street looking west, Mt Gambier, SA

Commercial Street looking west, Mt Gambier, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Film negative - entrance to a limestone cave on the Nullabor Plain, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Cataract Gorge, Tas.

Cataract Gorge, Tas.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Cataract Gorge, Launceston, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Laura H. Davey
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Handwritten knitting patterns

Handwritten knitting patterns

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Knitting patterns
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Bark painting 'Sacred ceremonial ground Gununguwuy' by Narritjin Maymuru, Djarrtipi, 1975

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Blue Mud Bay, North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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1975
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Convict love token from James Talbot, 1838

Convict love token from James Talbot, 1838

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Seeing the umpire home

Seeing the umpire home

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Master Jack McKenzie
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1906
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Shark.

Shark.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 6
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bukanda
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1969
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'Puntuwarri' by Milly Kelly and Hayley Atkins, 2007

'Puntuwarri' by Milly Kelly and Hayley Atkins, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Milly Kelly
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2007
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St Mary's Cathedral, Sydney, NSW

St Mary's Cathedral, Sydney, NSW

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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Farm Cove and Man-of-War Steps, Sydney

Farm Cove and Man-of-War Steps, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Farm Cove, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Royal Navy
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1910
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Discovery of Australia series VI - Torres, in the San Pedro, passes through Endeavour Straits, and sights Australia. 17 Sep., 1606.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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1906
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Large drum made from hollowed gum tree

Large drum made from hollowed gum tree

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Vernon Graham collection
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Musical drums
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Vernon Graham
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The Block, Sydney.  A bit of the Commonwealth

The Block, Sydney. A bit of the Commonwealth

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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Discussion Poster No.49, Choosing her Job, 28 November 1949

Discussion Poster No.49, Choosing her Job, 28 November 1949

George W Barber collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Commonwealth Office of Education
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1949
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Shoalhaven River and Bridge, Nowra, NSW

Shoalhaven River and Bridge, Nowra, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Shoalhaven River, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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The Beach, Newcastle, NSW

The Beach, Newcastle, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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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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Pages 9 to 12 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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Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show

Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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Shaving brush of coarse blonde animal bristles and pine wood

Shaving brush of coarse blonde animal bristles and pine wood

Vincenza Duble collection
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Shaving brushes
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Glass plate negative - The McAuley family, Karrathunka Waterhole, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1919
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Florence Faithfull on the driveway at Springfield with Phyllis Harris behind her

Florence Faithfull on the driveway at Springfield with Phyll...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Cyclone Tracy evacuation registration card, 1974

Cyclone Tracy evacuation registration card, 1974

Geoff Finger collection
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Travel documents
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Geoff Finger
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1974
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Sheep

Sheep

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1918
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Koala imposed on a gum leaf, with some Sturt Desert Peas. Good Wishes for A Bright and Happy Christmas

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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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1918
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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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Bark painting titled Snakes and Lizards by Mithinarri Gurruwiwi, Yirrkala, 1963

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Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mithinarri Gurruwiwi
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1963
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Darling Harbour, Sydney

Darling Harbour, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Certificate

Certificate

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Cream-coloured dance program with 'Wm Percy Faithfull' and 'TIRRANNA, 13th January 1870' on the front

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dance programs
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Tirranna, New South Wales, Australia
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1870
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Botanical Gardens

Botanical Gardens

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Aboriginal women and children with digging sticks, at work

Aboriginal women and children with digging sticks, at work

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bark Painting, Fishing Scene showing Dugong and Turtle, from Groote Eylandt, 1948

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1948
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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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Green plastic swizzle stick advertising Rhodes Holden, Melbourne

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Jack Heenan collection
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Promotional material
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GM Holden Ltd
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First leaf of Record of Sessions House, Old Bailey

First leaf of Record of Sessions House, Old Bailey

I Dowdle collection
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Reports
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1826
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Ceramic umbrella stand in the form of a kangaroo, made by Doulton, England, 1885

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Terence Lane collection
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Umbrella stands
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Lambeth, London, England
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George Tinworth
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1885
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Sundowners - the size of the job

Sundowners - the size of the job

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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