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Australian Aboriginal Ceremony - Spearing the Alligator

Australian Aboriginal Ceremony - Spearing the Alligator

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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QSL card for VK7JB,Tasmania

QSL card for VK7JB,Tasmania

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Luga di Lugano

Luga di Lugano

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sharpe brand Personal Torsion Magnetometer, Serial Number 142

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Bureau of Mineral Resources collection no. 1
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Geophysical survey equipment
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Colin
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That's right, tickle my nose, George dear

That's right, tickle my nose, George dear

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Miss May Hartshorn
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1906
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Awelye by Gloria Petyarre

Awelye by Gloria Petyarre

Helen Eager and Christopher Hodges collection no. 2
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Acrylic paintings
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Utopia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gloria Petyarre
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2000
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'Tingarri Dreaming', painted by Charlie Tjapangati, 1981

'Tingarri Dreaming', painted by Charlie Tjapangati, 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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Charlie Tjapangati
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1981
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Robilt toy train locomotive and tender

Robilt toy train locomotive and tender

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy trains
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Postcard featuring a sepia photograph of a standing soldier, in serge uniform and cap, holding a riding crop

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Souvenir banner commemorating the visit to Australia by the Duke and Duchess of York to mark the Federation of Australia in 1901

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Terence Lane collection
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Commemorative banners
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Australia
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Duke of York
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1900
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For King and Country

For King and Country

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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London, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Residence Roofed with Marseilles Tiles by Wunderlich Limited

Residence Roofed with Marseilles Tiles by Wunderlich Limited

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Cape Stewart, North Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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For the Hooping cough

For the Hooping cough

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Manuscripts
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Emu egg carved with image of a man in a hat by Bill Reid, 1998

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Bill Reid - John Cawte collection
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Engraved emu eggs
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Bill Reid
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Hampton Court Palace

Hampton Court Palace

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Six female figures seated on a log, with two dogs - Sunday morning / at the Rocks

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Typical Aboriginal woman

Typical Aboriginal woman

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1904
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The Blue Mts The Bluffs Mt Victoria

The Blue Mts The Bluffs Mt Victoria

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Trichomanes Venosum

Trichomanes Venosum

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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Federation-era bunting

Federation-era bunting

George and Sylvia Milne collection
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Commemorative objects
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Queen Mary
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1901
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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South Australia, Australia
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Agricultural Bureau of South Australia
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Binalong Railway Station

Binalong Railway Station

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Binalong, New South Wales, Australia
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Burradoo Railway Station

Burradoo Railway Station

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Petersham, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1907
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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Advertising card featuring Ray Bronson

Advertising card featuring Ray Bronson

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney Stadium, Rushcutters Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1914
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Wooden mallet

Wooden mallet

Guiseppe Picone collection
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Mallets
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Mr Guiseppe '. Picone
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Two pieces of paper about Bathurst Island paintings

Two pieces of paper about Bathurst Island paintings

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Notes
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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Matthew Flinders' 'A Voyage to Terra Australis' (1814), Volume 1

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Matthew Flinders collection
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Travel books
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London, England
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Captain Matthew Flinders
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1814
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Painting of a sailing ship

Painting of a sailing ship

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

Convict love token engraved with the name Frost

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Post Office, Orange NSW

Post Office, Orange NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Orange, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1906
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Open cut, Proprietary Mine, Broken Hill

Open cut, Proprietary Mine, 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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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Hunter Bailie Memorial church, Annandale

Hunter Bailie Memorial church, Annandale

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Annandale, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Boat Fishing at Great Lake Tasmania

Boat Fishing at Great Lake Tasmania

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Drawing depicting Governor Davey's Proclamation to the Aborigines 1816

Drawing depicting Governor Davey's Proclamation to the Abori...

Governor Davey's Proclamation to the Aborigines 1816 collection
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Drawings
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Lieutenant-Governor George Arthur
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1829
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Invitation addressed to Miss Faithfull from Mr and Mrs Twynam on the marriage of their daughter, 14 February 1901.

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Scorpion toy train steam locomotive

Scorpion toy train steam locomotive

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy locomotives
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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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Umbakumba, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Captain and crew SS Wyreema 1921

Captain and crew SS Wyreema 1921

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Kodak Ltd
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Painting depicting vegetation with running emu, by Butcher Joe Nangan

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Joe (Butcher) Nangan
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1976
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The selector's hut

The selector's hut

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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J Hutchings
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Steamer 'Invincible' at Mildura

Steamer 'Invincible' at Mildura

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Saxony, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Film negative - Horse pulling sulky beside houses, Eucla, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Eucla, Western Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Univeristy, Brisbane, Q

Univeristy, Brisbane, Q

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Personal letter from Eliza Batman to her daughter Elizabeth, describing the drowning in the Yarra River of her son John Charles Batman

Personal letter from Eliza Batman to her daughter Elizabeth,...

John Batman Documents collection
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Personal letters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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John Batman
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1845
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Drawing of a badger

Drawing of a badger

Alfred Ronalds collection
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Drawings
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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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1956
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A football at Nguiu

A football at Nguiu

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lorenzo Kerinaiua
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Drawing of two women

Drawing of two women

Ruby Lee collection
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Drawings
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Albert Park, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Anne Palmer
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Queens Wharf, Melbourne, in the 'Fifties'

Queens Wharf, Melbourne, in the 'Fifties'

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Yarra River, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1850
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Robertsons Point, Cremorne, Sydney NSW

Robertsons Point, Cremorne, Sydney NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Cremorne, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Dark cream silk damask dress

Dark cream silk damask dress

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dresses
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1840
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Portrait of Douglas Nichols carved into an emu egg

Portrait of Douglas Nichols carved into an emu egg

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Engraved emu eggs
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Bourke, New South Wales, Australia
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Bill Reid
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1975
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Picton Looking East From Reservoir Hill

Picton Looking East From Reservoir Hill

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic Postcards
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Picton, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Pearl Faithfull wearing an elaborate full-length pale dress, seated on a carved wooden chair with her train draped over arm

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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London, England
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Ms Pearl Faithfull
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1805
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The Pass of Brander, Loch Awe

The Pass of Brander, Loch Awe

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Carte de visite photograph depicting a burial monument bearing the names the Deane family

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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The mid-day train, Warburton, Vic

The mid-day train, Warburton, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Warburton, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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1917
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