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Plaited leather whip with carved, lacquered timber handle

Plaited leather whip with carved, lacquered timber handle

Scott Rainbow collection
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Whips
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Cross boomerang and associated piece of wood

Cross boomerang and associated piece of wood

E Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Herberton, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Blue-toned photograph of a man standing outside bush hut

Blue-toned photograph of a man standing outside bush hut

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Henry Lawson
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Letter with envelope from Joan Richmond - India

Letter with envelope from Joan Richmond - India

Joan Richmond collection
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Letters
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Bombay, India
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1931
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Pleasant trip much love from mummy and Georgie

Pleasant trip much love from mummy and Georgie

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Telegrams
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Group portrait of Australian soldiers in uniform with rifles in hand

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Adrian Luck collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Australian Army
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Milson's Point

Milson's Point

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Milsons Point, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Decorated pandanus leaf basket

Decorated pandanus leaf basket

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Baskets
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1974
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Pink wool bodice

Pink wool bodice

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Bodices
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David Jones and Company
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School report

School report

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Reports
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Sydney, New South Wales

Sydney, New South Wales

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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Mr Josef Lebovic
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This is wattle protect us

This is wattle protect us

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Maisie Carte
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Convict love token from John Gardiner

Convict love token from John Gardiner

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Margaret Peden. England 1937

Margaret Peden. England 1937

Australian Women's Cricket Council collection
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Photographic postcards
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England, United Kingdom
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Margaret Peden
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1937
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Painted Wandjina board by Lily Karadada

Painted Wandjina board by Lily Karadada

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Lily Karadada
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Beige placemat with brown design of large bird and small fish

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Tablemats
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Large tin of 'Horsielicious' mock pet food

Large tin of 'Horsielicious' mock pet food

Coalition for the Protection of Racehorses collection
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Tins
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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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Coalition for the Protection of Racehorses
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Handcrafted model sulky

Handcrafted model sulky

Archibald William Hayes collection
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Small scale models
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Mt Martha, from Safety Beach Dromana, Vic

Mt Martha, from Safety Beach Dromana, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Martha, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Postcard featuring a horses running a race

Postcard featuring a horses running a race

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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GRANVILLE SHOW 1952, blue felt show pennant with gold-coloured block text

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Colledge Family collection
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Prizes
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Granville, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1952
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The  North-east wind

The North-east wind

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unawanda
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1948
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Canvas shoulder bag associated with Milo Dunphy

Canvas shoulder bag associated with Milo Dunphy

Milo Dunphy collection no. 2
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Carry bags
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Message stick

Message stick

Stan Mitchell collection
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Carvings
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The Railway Accident at Sunshine. April 20. 1908. over 40 lives lost

The Railway Accident at Sunshine. April 20. 1908. over 40 li...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sunshine, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Glass plate negative - The tree at Fort Wills, Cooper Creek, South Australia, under which a relief party buried a cache containing provisions for members of the ill-fated Burke and Wills expedition in 1861, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Cooper Creek, South Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1919
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'Flying Ant Dreaming', painted by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, 1976

'Flying Ant Dreaming', painted by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, 1976

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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Kaapa M. Tjampitjinpa
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1976
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Convict's parti-coloured black and yellow woollen work jacket, from Campbell Street Goal, Hobart, late 1850s

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Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Jackets
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England
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British Government
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1855
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Repose

Repose

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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John H. Clark
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1813
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Clare Wilkinson

Clare Wilkinson

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Woven horizontal basket

Woven horizontal basket

Martin collection
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Baskets
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Black and white lantern slide of two men - Lowry and Cummings

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Christies Auction collection
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Lantern slides
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Mr Thomas F. Lowry
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Wet specimen - Horse - heart wall

Wet specimen - Horse - heart wall

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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E.R. Mayne wearing a white suit, carrying binoculars and smoking a cigar

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Nanette Ward collection
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Photographs
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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Cardboard sign for coriander from market garden stall

Cardboard sign for coriander from market garden stall

Chai Vang and Por Ye collection
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Signs
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Aboriginal breastplate for Budd Billy II, King of Jarvis Bay

Aboriginal breastplate for Budd Billy II, King of Jarvis Bay

E Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Jervis Bay, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Budd Billy II
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Cheer-Up Society

Cheer-Up Society

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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South Australia, Australia
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Cheer-Up Society
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1914
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Discovery alongside the barrier

Discovery alongside the barrier

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Antarctica
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Jockey Maurice McCarten in racing silks seated on race horse 'Theo' after his victory in the AJC Derby at Randwick. 29/9/1934

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Maurice McCarten collection no. 3
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Photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Maurice McCarten
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1934
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Ranunculus Millani

Ranunculus Millani

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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1876
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Wool sample box

Wool sample box

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Display cases
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Modeltoy toy train turntable with bogie sheep van

Modeltoy toy train turntable with bogie sheep van

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy train sets
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Affection's Keepsake.

Affection's Keepsake.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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Convict love token from Robert Salmon, 1841

Convict love token from Robert Salmon, 1841

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Centipeda Cunninghami

Centipeda Cunninghami

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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1875
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Ram in front of a fence with farm buildings on either side

Ram in front of a fence with farm buildings on either side

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Photographs
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Hardback accounts ledger for 1866, with green fabric cover, brown leather spine and corners

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Robin Moorhouse collection
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Account books
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Penfolds Wine Pty Ltd
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1866
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Johnson & Sons, 203 Castlereagh St, Sydney

Johnson & Sons, 203 Castlereagh St, Sydney

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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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Fabric and wax  flowers

Fabric and wax flowers

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Artificial flowers
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Convict love token from James Brecknell, 1846

Convict love token from James Brecknell, 1846

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Bark painting 'Macassan praus' by Birrikidji Gumana, Yirrkala, 1966

Bark painting 'Macassan praus' by Birrikidji Gumana, Yirrkal...

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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Birrikitji Gumana
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1966
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Sydney by Night / Love's Young Dream

Sydney by Night / Love's Young Dream

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Cannondale CAAD 4 hard tail mountain bike used by Cadel Evans

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Cadel Evans collection no.1
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Bicycles
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Cannondale
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1998
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Coleman's Shop. Camden

Coleman's Shop. Camden

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The monolith, Mt Buffalo, Victoria

The monolith, Mt Buffalo, Victoria

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Buffalo, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Black and white lantern slide of a sketch - Joseph (Joe) Byrne

Black and white lantern slide of a sketch - Joseph (Joe) Byr...

Christies Auction collection
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Lantern slides
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Joseph (Joe) Byrne
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Browne's & Valley Lakes, Mt Gambier, SA

Browne's & Valley Lakes, Mt Gambier, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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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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Handwritten note with information about Deane family tombstones

Handwritten note with information about Deane family tombsto...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Notes
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The bridge over Mitchell River, Bairnsdale, Vic

The bridge over Mitchell River, Bairnsdale, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bairnsdale, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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