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Certificate awarded to V.M. Wilson at the Bruce Rock and District Agricultural Society Annual Show, 1963 for first prize for a snow white play apron

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Bruce Rock, Western Australia, Australia
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Bruce Rock - Corrigin Post
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1960
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Machattie Park, Bathurst, 1905

Machattie Park, Bathurst, 1905

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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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1905
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My home

My home

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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Mary Agnes Timaepatua
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River Scene, National Park, N.S. Wales

River Scene, National Park, N.S. Wales

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1905
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Small booklet of soap leaves

Small booklet of soap leaves

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Soap flakes
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Postcard featuring a printed oval photograph of Balmain political candidate Billy Waugh

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Unknown
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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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"FIRST PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1907, A., P., AND H. SOCIETY"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1907
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Card with sketch of gum nuts

Card with sketch of gum nuts

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Cards
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Scorched Earth

Scorched Earth

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1999
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Dancing Ceremony of spear country by Djardie Ashley

Dancing Ceremony of spear country by Djardie Ashley

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Djardie Ashley
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A Sheep Drover

A Sheep Drover

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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England
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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Bark painting depicting a centre rectangular pole, probably a log coffin, and includes fish and a bird

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Maningrida Arts and Crafts 1982 collection
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Bark paintings
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yuyunna
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Cage trap

Cage trap

CSIRO Division of Wildlife and Ecology collection
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Traps
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Gungahlin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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CSIRO - Division of Wildlife and Ecology
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Sculpture - bandicoot

Sculpture - bandicoot

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Wood carvings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Paddy Dhatanju
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1964
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Cockburn Creek, Tamworth, 1910

Cockburn Creek, Tamworth, 1910

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Cradock, South Australia, Australia
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Country Women's Association
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1946
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Kungkarangkalpa by Judith Yinyika Chambers

Kungkarangkalpa by Judith Yinyika Chambers

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Paintings
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Judith Y. Chambers
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2011
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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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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Painting of 'walka', a brightly coloured pattern

Painting of 'walka', a brightly coloured pattern

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Acrylic paintings
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Tjunkaya Tapaya
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Men's dreaming site at Ilpitirri

Men's dreaming site at Ilpitirri

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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Billy Stockman Tjapaltjarri
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1976
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'Kumpupirntily' by Yanjimi Peter Rowlands, 2008

'Kumpupirntily' by Yanjimi Peter Rowlands, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Wiluna, Western Australia, Australia
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Yanjimi P. Rowlands
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2008
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The Tourist.

The Tourist.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Journals
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Entrance to Botanic Gardens, Sydney

Entrance to Botanic Gardens, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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For freedom and liberty

For freedom and liberty

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Elongate oval red pigmented wooden shield [Lyurulyuru Dreaming], painted by Dinny Nolan Tjampitjinpa, 1972

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Lew Parlette collection no. 2
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Shields
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dinny Nolan Tjampitjinpa
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1972
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Wages book

Wages book

J B Young Ltd collection
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Wages books
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Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia
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J B Young Holdings Ltd
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1946
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Aboriginal stockman hat

Aboriginal stockman hat

Bruce Breaden collection
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Akubra hats
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Akubra Hats Pty Ltd
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Harbour Trust Office, Sydney

Harbour Trust Office, 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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Spectre II

Spectre II

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Judith-Rose Thomas colle...
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Paintings
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Tasmania, Australia
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Judith R. Thomas
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Glass slide with black and white photograph of a printed reward poster for the 'Apprehension of John Gilbert, John O'Mealley, Benjamin Hall and John Vane'

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Christies Auction collection
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Lantern slides
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John Gilbert
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Sir David Beatty

Sir David Beatty

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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London, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Goanna sculpture

Goanna sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Billy Wara
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1982
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Beddgelert and Snowdon

Beddgelert and Snowdon

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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MAESTRO tape reel box labelled 'McLeod's dissertation', belonging to Stan Davey

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Stan Davey and Jan Richardson collection
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Audio equipment packaging
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View from the library, Mildura, Vic

View from the library, Mildura, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mildura, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Plaque presented by the Government of NSW to commemorate the official opening of the Sydney Opera House in 1973

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Justice Else-Mitchell collection no. 1
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Plaques
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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NSW Government
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1973
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Convict love token showing a couple in elegant dress

Convict love token showing a couple in elegant dress

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Morton Summit Road, Adelaide, SA

Morton Summit Road, Adelaide, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Film negative - Two men spear-fishing, billabong of the East Alligator River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1928
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THE BIGHT WAS A BIT TOO BIG FOR SOME / OF US TO KEEP DOWN

THE BIGHT WAS A BIT TOO BIG FOR SOME / OF US TO KEEP DOWN

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Cyathorphora Pteridoides

Cyathorphora Pteridoides

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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City of Sydney (Martin Place and Cenotaph)

City of Sydney (Martin Place and Cenotaph)

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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Sea-monsters

Sea-monsters

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Bavaria, Germany
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Solomon Bros, LTD
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Bark painting depicting the Wawilak Sisters story by Mathaman Marika, Yirrkala, 1965

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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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Mathaman Marika
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1965
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Five men in working clothes standing outside tents

Five men in working clothes standing outside tents

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Portable speech processor

Portable speech processor

Graeme Clark, University of Melbourne - Cochlear Limited collection
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Health and medical equipment
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Front stage for a toy theatre

Front stage for a toy theatre

Everitt and George Family collection
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Toy theatres
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Gradiometer

Gradiometer

Bureau of Mineral Resources collection no. 1
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Geophysical survey equipment
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London, England
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L Oertling Ltd
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Katoomba Railway Station in snow

Katoomba Railway Station in snow

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Katoomba, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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A man standing on a path viewed through tree ferns

A man standing on a path viewed through tree ferns

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Letter

Letter

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Letters
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Chungking, China
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1935
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Glass plate negative - Aboriginal prisoners, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1905
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On the Harbour, Sydney

On the Harbour, 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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1912
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Staghorn and Ferns, Murray River, N. Queensland

Staghorn and Ferns, Murray River, N. Queensland

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Murray River, North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Typed invoice addressed to Mr E Redlich from the Church Missionary Society dated the 10 July 1956.

Typed invoice addressed to Mr E Redlich from the Church Miss...

E Redlich collection
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Invoices
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Mr Ernst Redlich
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1956
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Novadu Terpi - Pattern book

Novadu Terpi - Pattern book

Guna Kinne collection no. 2
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Books
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Latvia
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1939
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