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Image Title and Collection What Where Who When
Emu egg carved with image of a man's face by Bill Reid, 1987

Emu egg carved with image of a man's face by Bill Reid, 1987

Bill Reid - John Cawte collection
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Engraved emu eggs
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Bill Reid
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1987
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Australian Natives - The Bicycle Race

Australian Natives - The Bicycle Race

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Norman A. Lindsay
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Studio photograph of a diorama of collaged images and small objects.

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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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Port Augusta Rly.  Water supply, Flinders Ranges

Port Augusta Rly. Water supply, Flinders Ranges

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Snake Jinngbirna.

Snake Jinngbirna.

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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Nanungunda
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1969
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'Nyakungtjuungku' by Lucy Loomoo, 2007

'Nyakungtjuungku' by Lucy Loomoo, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Balgo, Western Australia, Australia
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Lucy Loomoo
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2007
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Queen's Gardens, Perth

Queen's Gardens, Perth

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 Josef Lebovic
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Schools demonstration, Fremantle Oval, WA

Schools demonstration, Fremantle Oval, WA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Fremantle, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Hayes & Russell Ltd, Ironmongers, Queanbeyan

Hayes & Russell Ltd, Ironmongers, Queanbeyan

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia
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Hayes & Russell Ltd
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Goulburn Hospital founded in 1849

Goulburn Hospital founded in 1849

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Employment reference for W H Treloar from McDonald's Motor Works and Garage, Hamilton

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Eric J Treloar collection
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Business letters
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N McDonald
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1911
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Medicine is to be taken in Water

Medicine is to be taken in Water

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Dr E J. Chowne
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1906
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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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Miss V Harrison
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Take the toys away from the boys - Disarm

Take the toys away from the boys - Disarm

Audrey Johnson collection
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Political badges
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Breadcarters Award (Northumberland), 12 November 1943

Breadcarters Award (Northumberland), 12 November 1943

ET Fealy collection
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Information sheets
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The Blue Mts, NSW, Katoomba Falls

The Blue Mts, NSW, Katoomba Falls

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Katoomba Falls, Katoomba, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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1906
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Sydney Hospital

Sydney Hospital

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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Photograph of Constance Faithfull and Edgar Deane with five dogs

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Augustus L. Faithfull
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Spear

Spear

Ray and Dallas Maple Family collection no. 2
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Spears
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South Australia, Australia
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Howard Maple
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1930
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Spear

Spear

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spears
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Black and white photographic postcard of Hotel Bondi

Black and white photographic postcard of Hotel Bondi

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bondi, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Special Souvenir Program for JC Williamson's production of 'White Horse Inn'

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Herbert Browne collection
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Programs
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QSL card for VK2LZ, Australian Experimental Station

QSL card for VK2LZ, Australian Experimental Station

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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1935
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Painting depicts three figures in canoe, each with a fish on the end of a line.

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Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1963
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Beacroft Bowling Team

Beacroft Bowling Team

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Hatchet head

Hatchet head

Douglas Seaton collection
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Hatchets
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Atherton Tableland, Queensland, Australia
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Certificate

Certificate

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Yea, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1964
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Convict love token from J. Fletcher

Convict love token from J. Fletcher

Timothy Millett collection
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Photograph - Sesquicentenary parade, Sydney, 1938.

Photograph - Sesquicentenary parade, Sydney, 1938.

Enid Treadgold collection
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Photographs
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QSL card for VK3JT

QSL card for VK3JT

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Black and white photograph of US swimmer Charlotte Boyle, 1917

Black and white photograph of US swimmer Charlotte Boyle, 19...

National Sports Information Centre collection
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Photographs
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New York, United States of America
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Miss Charlotte Boyle
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1917
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Painting by Gordon Syron - Right side of triptych

Painting by Gordon Syron - Right side of triptych

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Oil paintings
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Gordon Syron
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Certificate awarded at the Royal Society Agricultural of Tasmania Royal Show, Hobart, 1966 for first prize for a tatted butterfly doily

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Mercury Press
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1966
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Certificate

Certificate

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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V.C.N. Blight, Government Printer
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1970
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Finely-detailed 1:60 scale model of HM Barque Endeavour, as she was rigged in 1768

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Donald Maclurcan collection no. 1
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Small scale models
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Neutral Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Donald C. Maclurcan
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1985
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Cataract Dam, Leighhardt

Cataract Dam, Leighhardt

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Cataract Dam, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Department of Education certificate issued to Lesley Robertson to certify that he passed composing theory examinations from 1921-1923

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Les Robertson collection
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Certificates
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Victorian Department of Education
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1923
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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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Sketch of Beth Dean in a seated dance pose wearing an orange-brown costume with white swirls, [5 min Sketch by Bill Constable 1950]

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Beth Dean Carell collection no. 2
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Sketches
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1950
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Convict love token from Robert Bridges, 1843

Convict love token from Robert Bridges, 1843

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Film negative - Laurie Coonan shoeing a horse, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1928
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Three photographs of St Anne's, Elizabeth Bay, Sydney (home of Henry Montague Faithfull and his family), and one of Springfield by the river

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Parramatta River, Sydney, from Walker's hospital

Parramatta River, Sydney, from Walker's hospital

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Parramatta River, New South Wales, Australia
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The Thomas Walker Convalescent Hospital
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Malayan-type hollow square wooden smoking pipe, with metal bowl and incised cross-hatching

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Smoking pipes
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Not provided
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1948
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Brick building, with large doors and a barred door and window

Brick building, with large doors and a barred door and windo...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Plaster death mask of the head of bushranger Ned Kelly

Plaster death mask of the head of bushranger Ned Kelly

Dale White collection
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Masks
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Melbourne Gaol, Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Edward 'Ned' Kelly
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1880
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Photograph - Hughie McClelland with his stockmen bring in a mob of ewes for shearing 1950

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Painting depicts 25 fish arranged in nine lines

Painting depicts 25 fish arranged in nine lines

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Maralwanga
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Aboriginal breastplate for Jemmy Muggle, King of Wiggley

Aboriginal breastplate for Jemmy Muggle, King of Wiggley

E Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Nelligen, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Rally car competitor's number plate 223 RALLYE MONTE-CARLO

Rally car competitor's number plate 223 RALLYE MONTE-CARLO

Joan Richmond collection
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Vehicle accessories
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Monte Carlo, Monaco
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1932
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Certificate awarded at the Royal Melbroune Centenary Show, 1948 for first prize for a snow white play apron

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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H Hearne & Co Pty Ltd
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1948
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Golden Gauntlet awarded to Australian speedway star Frank Arthur 1928

Golden Gauntlet awarded to Australian speedway star Frank Ar...

Frank Arthur collection
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Trophies
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England
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Frank Arthur
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1927
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The Final Hearing of the Kenbi Land Claim of 1995, (turtle shell) by Gullawun Daniel Lee, 1999

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Gullawun Daniel Roque Lee collection
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Artworks
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Cox Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gullawun D. Lee
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1994
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'Jila' by Nyuju Stumpy Brown, 2007

'Jila' by Nyuju Stumpy Brown, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia, Australia
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Nyuju S. Brown
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2007
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Documents regarding EW Percival eg letters correspondence, magazines and journals.

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Frederick Edmunds collection
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Dinner bell

Dinner bell

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Bells
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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North Head Quarantine Station
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Film negative - Jetty, Fowlers Bay, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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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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1920
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QSL verification card for 3KZ

QSL verification card for 3KZ

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1935
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Interior of St Paul's Church, Mt Gambier, SA

Interior of St Paul's Church, 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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