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Aboriginal breastplate for James Fearnought, King of Merigal

Aboriginal breastplate for James Fearnought, King of Merigal

E Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Merigal, New South Wales, Australia
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1850
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Postcard featuring a printed photograph

Postcard featuring a printed photograph "BONDI ELECTORATE / ...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Bondi, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Frank Farnell
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Black leather lash with wooden handle

Black leather lash with wooden handle

Neville Locker collection
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Whips
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Point Puer, Carnarvon Bay, Tasmania, Australia
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1834
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Sepia photograph over looking a town

Sepia photograph over looking a town

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Souvenir printed cream sillk habotai scarf [William Beach - World Champion [rower?]

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Scarves
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1885
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Certificate awarded at the Traralgon and District Agricultural Society's 80th Spring Exhibition, 1968 for a tatted butterfly doily

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Traralgon, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1968
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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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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Letter from 'Nephew & Cousin George' to 'Aunty, Uncle & Enid', written at sea on 28 November 1941

Letter from 'Nephew & Cousin George' to 'Aunty, Uncle & Enid...

Enid Treadgold collection
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Personal letters
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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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Convict love token from 1762

Convict love token from 1762

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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'Time Change' p.1

'Time Change' p.1

Diana Boyer collection
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Paintings
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Diana Boyer
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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, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Maralwanga
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Painting by Gordon Syron - Solitary Tree

Painting by Gordon Syron - Solitary Tree

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Gordon Syron
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Burnished, wooden fighting club

Burnished, wooden fighting club

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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Clubs
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North-west NSW, Australia
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1800
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Hawkesbury River, NSW, 1907

Hawkesbury River, NSW, 1907

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Hawkesbury River, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Photographic postcard depicting David Armstrong. Police Officer at Tiny Town

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australian Aborigines, Yarra Yarra Tribe. A Diorama in the National Museum, Melbourne

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Metal punch

Metal punch

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Punches
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Tommy Atkins - The defender of our hearths and homes

Tommy Atkins - The defender of our hearths and homes

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Great Britain
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Envelope addressed to Dame Pattie Menzies, GBE

Envelope addressed to Dame Pattie Menzies, GBE

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Painting on masonite  by Gurangi, 1964 -  depicting six goannas.

Painting on masonite by Gurangi, 1964 - depicting six goan...

Dr Alex Van der Leeden collection
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Paintings
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Numbulwar, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Guragi
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1964
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Child's drawing, La Perouse, Sydney

Child's drawing, La Perouse, Sydney

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Dionne Bowen
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Painting depicts a woman in silhouette

Painting depicts a woman in silhouette

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Paintings
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Brown slip case for pay book

Brown slip case for pay book

James Taylor Light Horse collection
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Document holders
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Sergeant James S. Taylor
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Picnic set

Picnic set

Felicita Carr collection
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Picnic sets
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1940
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Tunga making implement -  small shaped stick

Tunga making implement - small shaped stick

Kenny Brown collection
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Artists equipment
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Mr Kenny Brown
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Scout's Leatherworker badge certificate

Scout's Leatherworker badge certificate

Barry Williams collection
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Certificates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Barry Williams
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1946
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Girls High School Bishopthorpe, Goulburn

Girls High School Bishopthorpe, Goulburn

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Handwritten note

Handwritten note

Ruby Lee collection
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Notes
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Peggy Howard
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Neck Decoration for the Order of the Companion of Honour to Sir Robert Menzies

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RG Menzies collection
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Awards
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London, England
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Sir Robert 'Bob' G. Menzies
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1951
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Darlinghurst Rd. Kings Cross. Sydney

Darlinghurst Rd. Kings Cross. Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Coloured photographic postcard 'LIFE IN THE BACK BLOCKS', about 1905

Coloured photographic postcard 'LIFE IN THE BACK BLOCKS', ab...

Rabbits in Australia collection no. 3
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Postcards
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Courtroom sketch of the Chamberlain trial 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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Convict love token from Benjamin Sparks, 1832

Convict love token from Benjamin Sparks, 1832

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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A two storey building and street lamp with brick pedestal

A two storey building and street lamp with brick pedestal

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Aboriginal in Devils Mask

Aboriginal in Devils Mask

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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Charles H. Kerry
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Breastplate 'Gallawang King of Delta, 1893

Breastplate 'Gallawang King of Delta, 1893

Delta Downs Station collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Delta Downs Station, Normanton, Queensland, Australia
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Gallawang
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1893
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Lane Cove River, Sydney NSW

Lane Cove River, Sydney NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Lane Cove River, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Court House, Dubbo, NSW

Court House, Dubbo, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Dubbo, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Hand-coloured photograph of Oscar Asche in Chu Chin Chow 1923

Hand-coloured photograph of Oscar Asche in Chu Chin Chow 192...

Herbert Browne collection
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Photographs
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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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Victory March Through London, 3rd May, 1919

Victory March Through London, 3rd May, 1919

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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London, England
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J. Beagles & Co.
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1919
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Costume design in gouache and pencil on paper with card backing, showing an Aboriginal woman wearing a feathered pubic apron and wristbands

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Beth Dean Carell collection no. 2
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Design drawings
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Wooden Container

Wooden Container

Stan Mitchell collection
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Containers
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Convict love token from R Hoklay, 1834

Convict love token from R Hoklay, 1834

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Hyde Park, Sydney

Hyde Park, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Hyde Park, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Dot painting on canvas by Magaret Bumble Bee

Dot painting on canvas by Magaret Bumble Bee

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Note about the location of several sets of keys

Note about the location of several sets of keys

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Hand-crafted model steam 'donkey' engine on a blue painted wooden board base

Hand-crafted model steam 'donkey' engine on a blue painted w...

Ted Pritchard collection no. 1
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Working models
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Victoria, Australia
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Arnold Pritchard
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1945
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Redfern Railway Station Sydney

Redfern Railway Station Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Scone, New South Wales, Australia
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1907
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The Australian Broadcasting commission Adelaide studio photographic card

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Card photographs
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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'Bama Bama story - rats from  Manguldji', by Narritjin Maymuru, 1967

'Bama Bama story - rats from Manguldji', by Narritjin Maymu...

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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Narritjin Maymuru
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1967
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St Vincent's Convent, Potts Point

St Vincent's Convent, Potts Point

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Fibre basket by Rosie Williams, 2008

Fibre basket by Rosie Williams, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Rosie Williams
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2008
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Poster titled 'The Australian Post Office still pioneers new and dependable methods of communication'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Asplenium Umbrosum

Asplenium Umbrosum

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1873
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'Cavan', Yass.

'Cavan', Yass.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Cavan Station, Yass, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Courtroom sketch 'Michael Chamberlain.' by Veronica O'Leary dated 20 October 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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The Toy Theatre

The Toy Theatre

Everitt and George Family collection
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Manuscripts
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Rifle birds

Rifle birds

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Neville W. Cayley Snr
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His First Home -

His First Home - "The Sydney Mail" On the Land Series

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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