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Black and white photograph titled 'The Famous Catch', 1925

Black and white photograph titled 'The Famous Catch', 1925

Ruth Oldfield collection
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Sydney Cricket Ground, Moore Park, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William 'Bert' A. Oldfield
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1925
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Photograph of the Burns Philp building, Abbott St Cairns

Photograph of the Burns Philp building, Abbott St Cairns

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Karl H. Aumuller
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Glass spearhead

Glass spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Factory made wooden dolly peg

Factory made wooden dolly peg

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes pegs
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New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
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Pioneer Woodware Co
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1930
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Wages book

Wages book

J B Young Ltd collection
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Wages books
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Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia
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J B Young Holdings Ltd
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1946
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The Book of Common Prayer

The Book of Common Prayer

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Prayer books
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District Hospital, Parramatta, N.S.W

District Hospital, Parramatta, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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'Time Change'

'Time Change'

Diana Boyer collection
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Paintings
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Diana Boyer
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York Minster

York Minster

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Ceramic jardiniere

Ceramic jardiniere

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Jardinieres
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1889
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Nepean highway between Dromana & Rosebud, Vic

Nepean highway between Dromana & Rosebud, 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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'Wallaby dreaming', painted by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, 1975

'Wallaby dreaming', painted by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, 1975

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Kaapa M. Tjampitjinpa
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1975
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Supper card for the 1934 State Ball at Old Parliament House

Supper card for the 1934 State Ball at Old Parliament House

Elizabeth Kay collection no. 2
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Cards
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Government of Australia
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1934
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Spear with hafted stone head

Spear with hafted stone head

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Black and white photographic postcard of Hotel Astra, Bondi

Black and white photographic postcard of Hotel Astra, Bondi

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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School report

School report

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Reports
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Postcard for 'Fund for the relief of Polish victims of the war'

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Poland
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1939
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Spearheads
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Utilised flake [stone implement]

Utilised flake [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Flaked artefacts
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Postcard featuring two trams on Young Street, Sydney

Postcard featuring two trams on Young Street, 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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Harvest of Endurance : A History of the Chinese in Australia 1788-1988

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Australia-China Friendship Society collection
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Scrolls
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Australia
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Mr Mo Xiangyi
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1987
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William Street, Perth, Western Australia

William Street, Perth, Western Australia

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 Albert H. Fullwood
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Jim Webb sitting at the wheel of a car with his wife Hope (nee Faithfull) standing beside him in the driveway

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Convict love token engraved with the name Maule Fox

Convict love token engraved with the name Maule Fox

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Letter

Letter

E Redlich collection
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Mr Ernst Redlich
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1959
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Black and white photograph of Edgar Richard Mayne and Sidney Hand Emery on board the S.S. Niagara

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Nanette Ward collection
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Photographs
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United States of America
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Cradock, South Australia, Australia
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Country Women's Association
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1946
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Aboriginally Yours, Go-won-go Mohawk

Aboriginally Yours, Go-won-go Mohawk

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Arrival of the Governor Mossman Queensland 17 June 1910

Arrival of the Governor Mossman Queensland 17 June 1910

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mossman, Queensland, Australia
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1910
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The bush fire

The bush fire

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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Ceramic vase shaped as a gothic buttress

Ceramic vase shaped as a gothic buttress

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Vases
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1900
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Card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1887, Special Prize

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1887
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The Malaparra Possum Story

The Malaparra Possum Story

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Billy Stockman Tjapaltjarri
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1976
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Handwritten document, listing stage movements for characters in the play 'The Silver Palace'

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Everitt and George Family collection
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Instructional documents
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Borolo-borolo, work on paper, Yirrkala, 1948

Borolo-borolo, work on paper, Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1948
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Convict love token, Mary Hill, May 11, 1826

Convict love token, Mary Hill, May 11, 1826

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Men standing around small huts in the bush, with a railway line in the foreground

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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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Letter

Letter

Benny Zable collection no. 2
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Convict love token from M. Flinn, 1825

Convict love token from M. Flinn, 1825

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Manly from Fairlight

Manly from Fairlight

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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St. Johns Church. Darlinghurst. N.S.W.

St. Johns Church. Darlinghurst. N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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A large group of men posed outside a timber building

A large group of men posed outside a timber building

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 engraved with the names John Hobbs and George Brown, 1834

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Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Government House, Sydney

Government House, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Government House, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Big Iron Store, Andrew Phillips Importers & General Merchant

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Australia Day 1918

Australia Day 1918

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Commemorative badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Atkinson & Co
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1918
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Postcard featuring a sepia photographic image of a women dressed in white, with a shield, helmet and trident, as Brittannia

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Black and white photograph of a procession

Black and white photograph of a procession

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Sydney Central Station Yard Christmas Greetings

Sydney Central Station Yard Christmas Greetings

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Central Railway Station, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Strike, 1909, Broken Hill

The Strike, 1909, Broken Hill

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
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Broken Hill Proprietary Limited
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1909
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearheads
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Bronte Beach, Sydney

Bronte Beach, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bronte Beach, Bronte, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1914
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Advertising card featuring boxer Milburn Saylor, 'Light-weight Tornado', 28 March 1914

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising cards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Milburn Saylor
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1914
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Mesh bag formed from two-ply looped fibre-string

Mesh bag formed from two-ply looped fibre-string

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bags
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Yirrkala, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Orroroo, South Australia, Australia
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1935
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Torrens Lake, Adelaide, South Australia

Torrens Lake, Adelaide, South Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Certificate awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1886, Champion Prize

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Certificates
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1886
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Letter from Alexander Mussen to Thomas Mussen, August 1862

Letter from Alexander Mussen to Thomas Mussen, August 1862

Alexander Mussen collection
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Alexander Mussen
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1862
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