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Passenger train for Wonthaggi crossing Powlett River

Passenger train for Wonthaggi crossing Powlett River

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Powlett River, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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White wooden 'make-do' stool made by soldier settler Harry Newman at Narrogin, Western Australia, in 1922

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Harry and Natalie Newman collection
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Stools
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Narrogin Agricultural Area, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Henry '. Newman
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1922
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Fire dreaming

Fire dreaming

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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Yama
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1965
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Glass plate negative - Children in front of dwellings, The Bungalow, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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1920
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Woman dressed as a maid

Woman dressed as a maid

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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A black spotted net lace day cap, trimmed with cream grosgrain ribbon and torchon bobbin lace

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Bonnets
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1850
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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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Gatji, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Two men standing on a factory floor with what looks to be liquid metal pouring out of a large container behind them

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Ice Cream, The Park Shellharbour

Ice Cream, The Park Shellharbour

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Shell Harbour, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Always in our hearts. Royal Tour Souvenir 1954 Australia

Always in our hearts. Royal Tour Souvenir 1954 Australia

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Commemorative badges
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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The Frogs learn to jump from the fairies

The Frogs learn to jump from the fairies

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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Booka Bay, Ettalong, NSW

Booka Bay, Ettalong, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Ettalong Beach, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Interstate wharves, Sydney

Interstate wharves, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bell and Howell Eyemo 35 mm cine camera

Bell and Howell Eyemo 35 mm cine camera

Hans Wetzel collection
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Movie cameras
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United States of America
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Bell and Howell Company
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Convict love token from M.L., 1820

Convict love token from M.L., 1820

Timothy Millett collection
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Dianthus Carthus Ianorum

Dianthus Carthus Ianorum

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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The Argonauts Club

The Argonauts Club

Australian Broadcasting Corporation collection no. 1
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Membership certificates
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An Aboriginal From Melbourne - The spear and boomerang are now, More emblems of my race; ...

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Certificate for First Prize...Best Worked Table Centre to Mrs V.M. Wilson for her Round Rose tablecloth

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Stawell, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1964
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Letter from Olga J Fraser to the principal of Ainslie Public School

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Ainslie Primary School collection no. 2
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Letters
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Vaucluse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Olga J. Fraser
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1963
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Australia wool teams at a railway station

Australia wool teams at a railway station

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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Two rowing boats in flood water

Two rowing boats in flood water

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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What a fright she got!

What a fright she got!

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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A night wi' burns at my ain fireside

A night wi' burns at my ain fireside

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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1905
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His First Home

His First Home

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Ernest Bryce, consulting optician

Ernest Bryce, consulting optician

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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1907
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Stuffed toy pig prize won by Erin Craig for having the reddest hair of children aboard SS Lurline, 1946

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Erin Craig collection
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Toy pigs
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Pacific Ocean
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Erin Craig
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1946
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Panorama of Kiama, South Coast, NSW

Panorama of Kiama, South Coast, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Kiama, South Coast, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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No.19 St. Joseph's Hospital, Auburn, N.S.W

No.19 St. Joseph's Hospital, Auburn, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Auburn, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Brass winding key for chronometer

Brass winding key for chronometer

Department of Defence collection
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Keys
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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Tuberculin syringe used in Myxomatosis trials at Lake Urana, New South Wales in 1954

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CSIRO Division of Wildlife and Ecology collection
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Hypodermic syringes
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Lake Urana, New South Wales, Australia
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W E. Poole
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1954
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Canoe paddle

Canoe paddle

Papuan Official collection
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Paddles
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr A P Lyons
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1916
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Lantern slide titled 'Rabbit market. Australia.'

Lantern slide titled 'Rabbit market. Australia.'

Rabbits in Australia collection no.1
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Bark painting titled Ngarra Ceremony by Djawa

Bark painting titled Ngarra Ceremony by Djawa

Y Pettinato collection
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Djawa
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Costume design in gouache and pencil on paper with card backing, showing an Aboriginal man in costume

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Beth Dean Carell collection no. 2
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Design drawings
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Transcription of Hobart Monument, 25 September 1865

Transcription of Hobart Monument, 25 September 1865

Margot Child collection
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1865
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

E Milne collection
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Spearheads
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Black and white negative glass lantern slide - Base of Ayers Rock Northern Territory, showing effect of aoelian erosion, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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1900
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Print of coast scene near Rapid Bay. Sunset. Natives fishing with nets

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The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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London, England
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George French Angas
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1847
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King parrot

King parrot

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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John M. Cantle
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Envelope addressed to W P Faithfull, Springfield, Goulburn

Envelope addressed to W P Faithfull, Springfield, Goulburn

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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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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Glass plate negative - Hermannsburg mission station, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Beautiful flower beds, in Pioneer Women's memorial gardens, Melb.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Return to Australia Location Guide Questionnaire

Return to Australia Location Guide Questionnaire

Australian Army History Unit collection
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Administrative records
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East Timor
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Australian Army
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1999
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S.S. Karatta at Jetty, Kingscote, K.I.

S.S. Karatta at Jetty, Kingscote, K.I.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bridge over Clarence River

Bridge over Clarence River

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Clarence River, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Post Office and Wesleyan Church, Leichhardt

Post Office and Wesleyan Church, Leichhardt

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Sepia photograph of Mr and Mrs Patrick Chifley

Sepia photograph of Mr and Mrs Patrick Chifley

Ben Chifley collection no. 3
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Springfield before 1880s

Springfield before 1880s

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Bark painting

Bark painting

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Snake Bay, Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Maudie Tipupaju
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1965
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Glass plate negative - Expedition outfit, Victoria River area, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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1922
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Bondi Beach, NSW from Hotel Astra Roof Gardens

Bondi Beach, NSW from Hotel Astra Roof Gardens

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Bondi Beach, Bondi, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Woollen mills and foundry, Castlemaine, Vic

Woollen mills and foundry, Castlemaine, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Film negative - Weakottu, Western Petermann Ranges, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Petermann Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1926
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Iron Cove Bridge, Sydney

Iron Cove Bridge, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Iron Cove, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1911
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Page's dog Qus

Page's dog Qus

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Antarctica
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Cattle at water.  Harrison, Jones and Devlin's paddocks at Flemington

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Circular Quay, Sydney, N.S.W. in 1788

Circular Quay, Sydney, N.S.W. in 1788

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Circular Quay, Sydney Cove, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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