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Potty talks to the Forest Creatures

Potty talks to the Forest Creatures

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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Ruler belonging to James Sprent

Ruler belonging to James Sprent

James Sprent collection
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Bark painting depicts three black fish

Bark painting depicts three black fish

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Birigitji
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1966
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Main Street, from water tower, Bairnsdale, Vic

Main Street, from water tower, Bairnsdale, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bairnsdale, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Parrangkeeyt - loin ornament

Parrangkeeyt - loin ornament

Tooloyn Koortakay collection
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Personal adornments
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East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Vicki Couzens
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2002
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Wentworth Hotel, South Coast, NSW

Wentworth Hotel, South Coast, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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South Coast, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Children's sports Empire day 1908

Children's sports Empire day 1908

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Painting depicts four human figures and a canoe

Painting depicts four human figures and a canoe

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Djatjiwuy
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1965
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Bondi Beach. N.S.W

Bondi Beach. N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bondi Beach, Bondi, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Second Prize awarded to Mrs V.M. Wilson for 'Prettiest & Best Tea-Cosy' by the Weethalle P & A Society

Second Prize awarded to Mrs V.M. Wilson for 'Prettiest & Bes...

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Weethalle, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1971
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Painted plaster sculpture depicting a caricature of Malcolm Fraser.

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Peter Nicholson collection no. 3B
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Sculptures
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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Letter

Letter

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1935
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Letter and envelope from Joan Richmond - London

Letter and envelope from Joan Richmond - London

Joan Richmond collection
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London, England
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1932
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Church Bazaar 1904: Hazel F.; Hedie Moriarty after Chisolm; Miriam Morrice; Hope [Chaffey?] & Florence F. after Maple-Brown

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Decorated boomerang, inscribed with

Decorated boomerang, inscribed with "Mascot Aerodrome Dredgi...

Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Bay, Sydney N.S.W

Rose Bay, Sydney N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Rose Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The wonderful Blue Lake, Mt Gambier, SA

The wonderful Blue Lake, Mt Gambier, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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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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Dinner menu from R.M.S. Niagara with the autographs of the 1913 Australian Cricket team

Dinner menu from R.M.S. Niagara with the autographs of the 1...

Nanette Ward collection
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Menus
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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1913
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Wire peg with round wooden handle and wooden rollers

Wire peg with round wooden handle and wooden rollers

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes pegs
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Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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Bothwell Museum
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Daisy and Violet. The pretty grown-together Children

Daisy and Violet. The pretty grown-together Children

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Kangaroos

Kangaroos

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Inflatable yellow rubber raft used by Paul Smith and Bob Brown on the Franklin River in 1976

Inflatable yellow rubber raft used by Paul Smith and Bob Bro...

Paul Smith collection
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Rafts
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Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia
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Paul E. Smith
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1976
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Natives of Carpentaria

Natives of Carpentaria

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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T Baines
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1873
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Envelope for letter from 'Nephew & Cousin George' to 'Aunty, Uncle & Enid'

Envelope for letter from 'Nephew & Cousin George' to 'Aunty,...

Enid Treadgold collection
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Envelopes
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Five Dock, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William R. Glover
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1941
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Hotel and Railway Road, Kalamunda, WA

Hotel and Railway Road, Kalamunda, WA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Kalamunda, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Wood and brass telescope tube in a leather case used by Captain John Gore

Wood and brass telescope tube in a leather case used by Capt...

Jack Gallaway collection
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Telescopes
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London, England
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Peter Dollond
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Cronulla Beach, NSW

Cronulla Beach, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Cronulla Beach, Cronulla, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Wet specimen - Horse - Liver

Wet specimen - Horse - Liver

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Coogee Beach. Sydney N.S.W

Coogee Beach. Sydney N.S.W

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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St Mary's Roman Catholic Cathedral, Perth, WA

St Mary's Roman Catholic Cathedral, Perth, WA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Mercer Marine Chronometer No 27564, in wooden case with accessories

Mercer Marine Chronometer No 27564, in wooden case with acce...

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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England
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Thomas Mercer Ltd
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Polo team members standing in front of a dais and a scoreboard

Polo team members standing in front of a dais and a scoreboa...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Convict love token from Robert Salmon, 1841

Convict love token from Robert Salmon, 1841

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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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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Glass plate negative - Luritja men demonstrating use of weapons, central 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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Possum by Maymirri 2

Possum by Maymirri 2

Buku-Larrngay Arts collection no. 1
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Maymirrirr Maymuru
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Bondi Beach, N.S.W.

Bondi Beach, N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bondi Beach, Bondi, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Convict love token from Henery Parry, 1839

Convict love token from Henery Parry, 1839

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Swimming pool, Sandelong Park, Mildura, Vic

Swimming pool, Sandelong Park, Mildura, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mildura, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Exercise book containing reports on religious sermons

Exercise book containing reports on religious sermons

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Exercise books
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View Falls, Sherbrook Gully

View Falls, Sherbrook Gully

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Entrance to the Harbour, the Gap & Lighthouse, Sydney

Entrance to the Harbour, the Gap & Lighthouse, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney Heads, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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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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Australia
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Miss P Jackson
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Hatbox and contents

Hatbox and contents

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Hatboxes
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Film negative - Aboriginal children bathing, Sunday Island, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Sunday Island, Western Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1916
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Australian Aboriginals Making Fire and Shaping Boomerangs

Australian Aboriginals Making Fire and Shaping Boomerangs

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Painting depicts numerous panels containing fish

Painting depicts numerous panels containing fish

Professor Adolphus Elkin collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Narooma

Narooma

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Narooma, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1916
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Postcard featuring a coloured print of the Australian flag, with an inset photograph of marching soldiers

Postcard featuring a coloured print of the Australian flag, ...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Letter of thanks from London Exhibitions Ltd, 1905

Letter of thanks from London Exhibitions Ltd, 1905

Captain Cook Plane Table Frame collection
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Business letters
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London, England
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London Exhibitions Limited
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1905
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Silverwear Dept, Memo Lane Crawford Ltd. Gold Watch and gold bracelet

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Invoices
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Sydney from St. Mary's Cathedral.  A handful of Sydney

Sydney from St. Mary's Cathedral. A handful of Sydney

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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1909
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Convict love token from John Gardiner

Convict love token from John Gardiner

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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On our selection

On our selection

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr James A. Turner
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Glass plate negative - Plane of marine denudation at Fanny Bay, Darwin, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905(?)

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1900
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Luck at last

Luck at last

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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J Hutchings
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Government Railway Workshops, Ipswich, Queensland

Government Railway Workshops, Ipswich, Queensland

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Ipswich, Queensland, Australia
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Queensland Government Railways
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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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QSL card for VK2XM, Australia

QSL card for VK2XM, Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1991
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