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New Wharf, Hobart, Mount Nelson in the distance

New Wharf, Hobart, Mount Nelson in the distance

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Convict love token from Kettle, 1832

Convict love token from Kettle, 1832

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Convict love token from James Blanch

Convict love token from James Blanch

Timothy Millett collection
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Five children, an older boy, and a man standing under a weeping willow tree on the banks of the Macquarie River at Bathurst

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Macquarie River, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1905
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Lilliputian village, Fitzroy Gardens, Melbourne, Vic

Lilliputian village, Fitzroy Gardens, Melbourne, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Fitzroy Gardens, Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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 'The Fire Dreaming' by Mutitjpuy Mununjgurr, Yirrkala, 1967

'The Fire Dreaming' by Mutitjpuy Mununjgurr, Yirrkala, 1967

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mutitjpuy Munungurr
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1967
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The Gap - near entrance to Sydney Harbour

The Gap - near entrance to Sydney Harbour

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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The Gap, Watsons Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Herbert Beecroft
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Plastic bag with Union of Australian Women Declares Peace on the World

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Plastic bags
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Message stick

Message stick

Stan Mitchell collection
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Carvings
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Trans-Australian Railway. Charlie

Trans-Australian Railway. Charlie

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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South Australia, Australia
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Trans-Australian Railway
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1912
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Mr McDougall and Tommy Dodd by Judith Yinyika Chambers

Mr McDougall and Tommy Dodd by Judith Yinyika Chambers

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Judith Y. Chambers
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2011
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Irwin Maple-Brown with small moustache, wearing Australian Air Force uniform and beret. 1942

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Woven cane basket for baby weighing scales

Woven cane basket for baby weighing scales

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Baskets
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Matching cased pair of French .50 calibre duelling pistols with accessories, used by Sir Thomas Mitchell in Sydney in 1851

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Royal Australian Historical Society collection no. 2
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Duelling pistols
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France
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Acier
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1851
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Spear

Spear

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Armband from Milingimbi, N.T.Used in Narva ceremony, 'Yiritja', Cape Stewart.

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Armbands
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Cape Stewart, North Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Headband and receiver that attach to a speech processor.

Headband and receiver that attach to a speech processor.

Graeme Clark, University of Melbourne - Cochlear Limited collection
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Health and medical equipment
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Blue card holder with coat of arms

Blue card holder with coat of arms

Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Card holders
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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Portable folding bookmaker's board, which was used by Ted Eastman in Melbourne

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Ian Charles Tongue collection
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Gambling equipment
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Victoria, Australia
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Ted Eastman
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1930
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Double Bay, Sydney [showinng Darling Point]

Double Bay, Sydney [showinng Darling Point]

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Double Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Newspaper cover for a sketch

Newspaper cover for a sketch

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Covers
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Large light box showing the respective locations of the Snowy Mountains Scheme

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Snowy Scheme - Snowy Hydro collection
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Light boxes
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WESTRALIA

WESTRALIA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Orange, New South Wales, Australia
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Harding & Billings
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Main Entrance Sydney Railway Station by night

Main Entrance Sydney Railway Station by night

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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Courtroom sketch 'Mr. Sturgess & Mr. Pauling, Crown.' by Veronica O'Leary, 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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Horse and Cowboy 1999

Horse and Cowboy 1999

Liesl Rockchild collection
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Bush toys
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Santa Teresa, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tristan Young
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1998
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The Block, Pitt Street (Sydney)

The Block, Pitt Street (Sydney)

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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1917
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The Fairy Beauty

The Fairy Beauty

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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The pioneer

The pioneer

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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J Hutchings
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Machinery in a factory environment

Machinery in a factory environment

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Red cedar and raffia paddle 'kaba'

Red cedar and raffia paddle 'kaba'

Saibai Island Dance Group collection
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Paddles
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Saibai Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Saibai Island Dance Group
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1996
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Melba Falls, Lorne

Melba Falls, Lorne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Melba Falls, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Charles H. Young
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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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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Simon Mouton
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Information card

Information card

Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 1
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Information sheets
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Instruction booklet titled 'Armstrong's How to Draw 'Em Short-Hand Way'

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People's Paraphernalia collection no. 6
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Instruction booklets
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Harrold B. Armstrong
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1944
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Narra ceremonies by Birrikidji Gumana, Yirrkala, 1966

Narra ceremonies by Birrikidji Gumana, Yirrkala, 1966

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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Birrikitji Gumana
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1966
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Panorama over the pondage weir, Eildon, Vic

Panorama over the pondage weir, Eildon, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Eildon Reservoir, Eildon, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Wombyan [sic - Wambeyan] Cave

Wombyan [sic - Wambeyan] Cave

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Wombeyan Caves, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Emu egg carved with image of Alva Reid by Bill Reid

Emu egg carved with image of Alva Reid 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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Elongated diamond-shaped burnished wooden parrying shield decorated with blue pigment

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19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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Shields
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Upper Darling River Region, New South Wales, Australia
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1840
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Souvenir booklet for a dinner welcoming Mr Robert Sands to the firm of John Sands Ltd, 1933

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Enid Treadgold collection
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Booklets
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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John Sands Pty Ltd
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1933
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Painting depicts a fish

Painting depicts a fish

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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A Platypus

A Platypus

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Copy negative - Boy practicing with toy shield and boomerang, Arrernte people, Alberga Creek, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920-1924

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Negatives
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Central Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Australian coat of arms and American flag

Australian coat of arms and American flag

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Germany
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Double Two shirt means Double Wear and Double Value ... At David Jones

The Double Two shirt means Double Wear and Double Value ... ...

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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David Jones Ltd
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1946
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The Weir, Moss Vale Water Supply, N.S.W, 1906

The Weir, Moss Vale Water Supply, N.S.W, 1906

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Moss Vale, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Convict love token from 1819

Convict love token from 1819

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Pass for press travelling with the Prime Minister

Pass for press travelling with the Prime Minister

Alan Reid collection
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Passes
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'Kaningarra' by Manmarr Daisy Andrews, 2007

'Kaningarra' by Manmarr Daisy Andrews, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia, Australia
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Manmarr D. Andrews
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2007
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Winding key for chronometer, used in HMAS Tamworth

Winding key for chronometer, used in HMAS Tamworth

Department of Defence collection
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Keys
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Liverpool, Merseyside, England
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Joseph Sewell
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First prize card awarded at the Yass Spring Show, 1906

First prize card awarded at the Yass Spring Show, 1906

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1906
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City Bridge and Lake Torrens, Adelaide, SA

City Bridge and Lake Torrens, Adelaide, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Ferry and steps, Customs House, Pt Adelaide

Ferry and steps, Customs House, Pt 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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On the Death of Puss

On the Death of Puss

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Manuscripts
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1833
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Life. Be in it comic strip featuring Norm, 902

Life. Be in it comic strip featuring Norm, 902

Alex and Paddy Stitt collection
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Cartoons
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The camping area, Dromana, Vic

The camping area, Dromana, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Dromana, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Suspension Bridge, N. Sydney

Suspension Bridge, N. Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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North Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Certificate of Merit

Certificate of Merit

Gwyneth Ottrey collection
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Certificates
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Buffalo River, Victoria, Australia
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Education Department of Victoria
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1915
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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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Marita Kantilla
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