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Convict love token from J. Riley, 1832

Convict love token from J. Riley, 1832

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Wood carving of a male figure in human form

Wood carving of a male figure in human form

Professor Ronald Berndt collection
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Wood carvings
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North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Liegerang
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearheads
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Glass plate negative - Women and children coming out of church, Hermannsburg mission, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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The Battleship

The Battleship "Orion" Firing a Broadside

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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England, Great Britain
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Ward, Lock and Co Ltd
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Three girls.  A happy Christmas

Three girls. A happy Christmas

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Wooden paddle

Wooden paddle

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Paddles
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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Dame Pattie Menzies, her daughter, Heather Henderson and grand-gaughter, Edwina Henderson

Dame Pattie Menzies, her daughter, Heather Henderson and gra...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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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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1937
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Smith's Weekly - Armistice Number, Facsimile of Historic Cease Fire Order..., 1936

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Robbie Swan collection
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Advertising posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Smith's Weekly
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1936
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QSL card for VK-208

QSL card for VK-208

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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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Royal Agricultural and Horticultural Society of South Australia
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Fair Breeze

Fair Breeze

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Sketches of Tommy's life - At the Base - No 8

Sketches of Tommy's life - At the Base - No 8

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Paris, France
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Symmetrical brown boomerang

Symmetrical brown boomerang

Daisy Bates and Herbert Browne collection
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Boomerangs
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Ooldea, South Australia, Australia
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Daisy M. Bates CBE
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Engraved boab nut 'Spearing Stockman' by Jack Wherra

Engraved boab nut 'Spearing Stockman' by Jack Wherra

Jack Wherra collection no. 1
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Nut carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Jack Wherra
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1963
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Lookstick used by Rear Admiral John Gore

Lookstick used by Rear Admiral John Gore

Jack Gallaway collection
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Telescopes
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London, England
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Gilbert and Co London
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Blue-green felt shako with leather brim and band

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Uniform hats
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B Mountcastle, Hat Maker
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The bush hut

The bush hut

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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Hurstville Forest Rd

Hurstville Forest Rd

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Hurstville, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1905
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Heliopolis Red Cross Hospital, Cairo

Heliopolis Red Cross Hospital, Cairo

Adrian Luck collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Cairo, Egypt
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Red Cross
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1916
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Australian mining. The upper stopes of a gold mine

Australian mining. The upper stopes of a gold mine

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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Letter to Mr R C Davey, Chief Finance Officer, New York, from Jim Coleman of J B Young, mentioning an earlier letter sent to Mr H C Menzies

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J B Young Ltd collection
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Business letters
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New York, United States of America
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J A. Colman
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1965
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Drawing of a badger

Drawing of a badger

Alfred Ronalds collection
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Drawings
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Painting depicts an oval shield-like figure between two lizards

Painting depicts an oval shield-like figure between two liza...

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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Sugar-loaf Rock

Sugar-loaf Rock

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Auckland, North Island, New Zealand
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Townsville South

Townsville South

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1914
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Notebook diary compiled by Paul Smith during his journey down the Franklin River with Bob Brown in 1976

Notebook diary compiled by Paul Smith during his journey dow...

Paul Smith collection
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Diaries
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South West Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia
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Paul E. Smith
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1976
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Coloured photographic postcard 'Big Tree Camp...'

Coloured photographic postcard 'Big Tree Camp...'

Rabbits in Australia collection no. 3
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Postcards
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Letter from James Turner to

Letter from James Turner to "Dear Sister and Brother", dated...

Bernard Freedman collection no. 1
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Personal letters
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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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James Turner
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1862
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Electrode pad

Electrode pad

Graeme Clark, University of Melbourne - Cochlear Limited collection
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Health and medical equipment
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Monocular microscope used for the scientific study of algae by phycologist Valerie May

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Valerie Jones collection
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Microscopes
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Valerie May
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1940
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Preliminary Inspection Report from Light Plane Services, 30 April 1981-6 May 1981

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Neil Jensen collection
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Aviation documents
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'Kiriwirri' by Jan Billycan, 2008

'Kiriwirri' by Jan Billycan, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Jan Billycan
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2008
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Dunedin NZ Port Chalmers

Dunedin NZ Port Chalmers

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Property in the Riverina

Property in the Riverina

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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L'Iena

L'Iena

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Rhododendrons

Rhododendrons

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Brazil

Brazil

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Postcards
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Bulli Pass

Bulli Pass

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bulli Pass, Bulli, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Brisbane Street, Ipswich, Queensland.

Brisbane Street, Ipswich, Queensland.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Ipswich, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1911
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Otford Tunnel South Coast NSW

Otford Tunnel South Coast NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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South Coast, New South Wales, Australia
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1917
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Bark painting 'Tortoises and fresh water crocodiles' by Birrikidji Gumana, Yirrkala, 1963

Bark painting 'Tortoises and fresh water crocodiles' by Birr...

Dr Karel Kupka collection
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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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1963
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Dreamtime journey of the spinifex wallaby (Mala)

Dreamtime journey of the spinifex wallaby (Mala)

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Tommy S. Tjakamarra
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1976
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Pennant commemorating the Royal Visit 1954

Pennant commemorating the Royal Visit 1954

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Pennants
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Two women inside a room surround by displays of what appears to be candy

Two women inside a room surround by displays of what appears...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Essay by Jim Maple-Brown titled Transport by the Camel in Australia

Essay by Jim Maple-Brown titled Transport by the Camel in Au...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Documents
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Mr Jim Maple-Brown AM
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1937
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Envelope addressed to W P Faithfull, Goulburn

Envelope addressed to W P Faithfull, Goulburn

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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William P. Faithfull
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Sketches of Tommy's life - Out on rest - No 4

Sketches of Tommy's life - Out on rest - No 4

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Paris, France
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Assistant No. 4927, Jack's Day Nov 1st 1918

Assistant No. 4927, Jack's Day Nov 1st 1918

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1918
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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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School report

School report

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Reports
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'Yumari', painted by Uta Uta Tjangala, 1981

'Yumari', painted by Uta Uta Tjangala, 1981

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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Uta Uta Tjangala
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1981
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Blotting paper

Blotting paper

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Blotting paper
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Convict love token engraved with the names H. Hale and Mary Eater, 1794

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Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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'Weinberg's Mahalla Cigarettes' tobacco tin containing cigarette cards collected by Alice Eaton (néeYoxon)

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Alice Eaton collection
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Cigarette cards
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Bernly Private Hotel Kings Cross. Sydney. N.S.W

Bernly Private Hotel Kings Cross. Sydney. N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Ballet, painting by Aileen Motton 1951

Ballet, painting by Aileen Motton 1951

Aileen Motton collection
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Weipa, Queensland, Australia
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Aileen Motton
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1951
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Interstate wharves, Sydney

Interstate wharves, Sydney

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