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The Coming of the First Missionary by Dick Roughsey

The Coming of the First Missionary by Dick Roughsey

Goobalathaldin (Dick Roughsey) collection
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Gouache paintings
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1981
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Calendar for 1912 and a dog at a typewriter

Calendar for 1912 and a dog at a typewriter

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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First prize card awarded at the Yass Spring Show, 1906

First prize card awarded at the Yass Spring Show, 1906

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1906
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Old Days of the Stockmen, 2012 by Mervyn Street

Old Days of the Stockmen, 2012 by Mervyn Street

Mervyn Street collection
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Mervyn Street
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2012
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Fine bone china bowl in a presentation case, especially made by Wedgwood to commemorate the Australian Bicentenary in 1988

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Waterford Wedgwood Australia Limited collection
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Bowls
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Staffordshire, England
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Wedgwood
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1987
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Swearing in Lord Dudley as Govr. Genl.

Swearing in Lord Dudley as Govr. Genl.

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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Cylindrical basket

Cylindrical basket

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Baskets
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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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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Advertisement for Pears' Soap

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Advertisements
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Collector's silver-plated teaspoon bearing figure of cyclist

Collector's silver-plated teaspoon bearing figure of cyclist

Sir Hubert Opperman collection no. 2
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Teaspoons
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Convict love token from Thomas Spicer, January 17, 1818

Convict love token from Thomas Spicer, January 17, 1818

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Ron Bell collection
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Spearheads
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Certificate awarded at the Mansfield Agricultural & Pastoral Society Spring Show, 1964 for first prize for a bridge cloth

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Mansfield, Victoria, Australia
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Amor Bros
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1964
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Two photographs on card entitled Toorloo Arm from the Dong-an Dore, and Mia Mia and

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Nicholas Caire collection
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Photographs
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Nicholas Caire
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Wilmington, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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1947
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Kelso Church, Bathurst, NSW

Kelso Church, Bathurst, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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Wishing You A Very Happy Xmas and New Year

Wishing You A Very Happy Xmas and New Year

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Martumili Ngurra painting

Martumili Ngurra painting

Martumili Ngurra Collection
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Acrylic paintings
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Parnngurr, Western Australia, Australia
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Kumpaya Girgaba
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2009
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Isla Villa, Mary Street, Dunoon

Isla Villa, Mary Street, Dunoon

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Photographs
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Dunoon, New South Wales, Australia
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Bruce Coaldrake collection
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Nelson's famous signal - England expects that every man will do his duty

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Painting depicts the creation of the constellation,

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Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Wandjiwara
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1963
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QSL card for VK2QR

QSL card for VK2QR

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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1936
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On the Way to the Show

On the Way to the Show "The Sydney Mail" On the Land Series

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Majarrka shield by Yanpiyarti Ned Cox, 2007

Majarrka shield by Yanpiyarti Ned Cox, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Shields
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Yanpiyarti N. Cox
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2007
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Survival 2001

Survival 2001

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Posters
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Lovett Tower, Woden Town Centre, Phillip, Canberra, Australian Capi...
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Convict love token engraved with the initials J.D., 1825

Convict love token engraved with the initials J.D., 1825

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Flavelle Roberts & Sankey's of Brisbane exhibit at the Franco-British Exhibition

Flavelle Roberts & Sankey's of Brisbane exhibit at the Franc...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Queen Alexandra
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1908
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Dendrobium discolor

Dendrobium discolor

Banks Florilegium collection
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Mounts
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Certificate written in Polish and English permitting A Jedrzejowski to take photographs

Certificate written in Polish and English permitting A Jedrz...

Andrzej Jedrzejowski collection
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Certificates
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1943
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Gleichenia Flabellata

Gleichenia Flabellata

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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Tirranna Picnic Race Club Annual Meeting, 18 January 1889

Tirranna Picnic Race Club Annual Meeting, 18 January 1889

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Programs
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Tirranna, New South Wales, Australia
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1889
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Saltwater  dreaming of the Warramiri People

Saltwater dreaming of the Warramiri People

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mungurrawuy Yunupingu
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Certificate awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1889, First Prize

Certificate awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1889, F...

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Certificates
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1889
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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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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Martin Ipilouroi
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Hotel Canberra, ACT

Hotel Canberra, ACT

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Staffordshire figurine of Sir R Tichborne c.1873

Staffordshire figurine of Sir R Tichborne c.1873

Sir Roger Tichborne Staffordshire Figurine collection
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Ceramic forms
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Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
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Royal Staffordshire Pottery
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1873
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Club

Club

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Clubs
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1911
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Belmont Guest House, Dromana, Vic

Belmont Guest House, Dromana, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Dromana, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Postcard featuring a drawing of a wounded soldier being tended by a nun wearing a red cross arm band.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Painting depicts two male figures

Painting depicts two male figures

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Peter Parrnimol
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Twin Falls, near Moss Vale, N.S.W

Twin Falls, near Moss Vale, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Fiztroy Falls, Fitzroy Falls, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Two men, a woman, a boy and a girl in the front yardof a brick and tile house

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Champion Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1887

Champion Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show,...

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1887
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Pterostylis Semirubra

Pterostylis Semirubra

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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Two Australians

Two Australians

Political Cartooning 2006 collection - John Spooner
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Cartoons
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Mr John Spooner
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2005
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Ground painting commissioned for the opening of Tandanya in March 1990

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Tandanya collection no. 3
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Paintings
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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1990
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Baptist Church

Baptist Church

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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A Glimpse of Mt. George, Mt. Tomah and Mt. Wilson from Govetts Leap Lookout. Blackheath

A Glimpse of Mt. George, Mt. Tomah and Mt. Wilson from Govet...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount King George, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Malta, Chapel of Bones, Photo the Grand Studio

Malta, Chapel of Bones, Photo the Grand Studio

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Malta
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Public School and Residence, Laggan

Public School and Residence, Laggan

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Laggan, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Norris Hotel Orient Bairnsdale

Norris Hotel Orient Bairnsdale

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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F W Niven & Co
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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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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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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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1910
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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Safety Beach, Dromana, Vic.

Safety Beach, Dromana, Vic.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Safety Beach, Dromana, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Australia, Jenolan Caves, N.S.W.

Australia, Jenolan Caves, N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Jenolan Caves, Oberon, New South Wales, Australia
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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In these days of cheap Chinese labour

In these days of cheap Chinese labour

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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China
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Postcard featuring the train station at Kensington, New South Wales

Postcard featuring the train station at Kensington, New Sout...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Kensington, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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