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Commonwealth quarantine station flag

Commonwealth quarantine station flag

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Flags
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Iguana and Shark

Iguana and Shark

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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Minimini Numalkiyiya Mamarika
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1948
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The Mitchell River, Bairnsdale, Vic

The Mitchell River, Bairnsdale, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mitchell River, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Discussion Poster No.49, Choosing her Job, 28 November 1949

Discussion Poster No.49, Choosing her Job, 28 November 1949

George W Barber collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Commonwealth Office of Education
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1949
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Postcard titled 'Nandi Sacred Bull, Benares' from Joan Richmond

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Joan Richmond collection
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Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
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1931
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Metal nail

Metal nail

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Nails
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Film negative - Expedition party on march, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1926
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St Vincent's Ladies' College, Sydney

St Vincent's Ladies' College, 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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1908
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Australia, Healesville via Melbourne

Australia, Healesville via Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Healesville, Victoria, Australia
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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1906
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The Liverpool Plains, New South Wales, Australia

The Liverpool Plains, New South Wales, Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Liverpool Plains, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1946
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Original copy of Aeronautical Parts Certificate from Hants & Sussex Aviation Ltd

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Neil Jensen collection
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Aviation documents
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Convict love token for Mary Gibbs, 1787

Convict love token for Mary Gibbs, 1787

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Good Luck for the New Year

Good Luck for the New Year

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Fibre basket by Noreena Kadibil, 2008

Fibre basket by Noreena Kadibil, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Noreena Kadibil
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2008
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Oil painting depicting H. M. Brig. Lady Nelson

Oil painting depicting H. M. Brig. Lady Nelson

Lady Nelson Painting collection
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Oil paintings
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Scrimshaw cow horn featuring central motif of three figures fighting with spears, Cherbourg style

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Scrimshaw
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Cherbourg, Queensland, Australia
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The Serpent, Aitja

The Serpent, Aitja

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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Tatalara
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1948
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Certificate permitting A Jedrzejowski leave from 1400-2300 hours on 31 August 1946, for the purpose of going to Naples

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Andrzej Jedrzejowski collection
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Travel documents
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1946
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Invitation to a garden party at Government House to meet the Queen and Prince Philip, 1963

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Invitations
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1963
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Black Forrest Road

Black Forrest Road

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Lock Hing China Ware Store, 33 Queen's Road

Lock Hing China Ware Store, 33 Queen's Road

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Invoices
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'Cannibal Story' by Billy Atkins, 2003

'Cannibal Story' by Billy Atkins, 2003

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Jigalong, Western Australia, Australia
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Billy Atkins
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2003
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Life Games

Life Games

Alex and Paddy Stitt collection
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Posters
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Robert Joplin

Robert Joplin

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Portrait photographs
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The Glory of a Lion is his Mane

The Glory of a Lion is his Mane

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Canada
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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London, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Painting no. 3, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - Goorialla making Naradunga and Gormungan

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Dick Roughsey Rainbow Serpent collection
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Acrylic paintings
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Letter

Letter

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Letters
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Wuhan, China
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1995
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Rifle birds

Rifle birds

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Neville W. Cayley Snr
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Certificate

Certificate

Woodleigh Shorthorn Stud collection
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Prize certificates
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Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria
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1966
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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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nurse and five male patients, with a dog in the foreground

nurse and five male patients, with a dog in the foreground

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Charlemont Private Hospital, Darlinghurst

Charlemont Private Hospital, Darlinghurst

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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My Father's Donkeys by Jean Burke

My Father's Donkeys by Jean Burke

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Paintings
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Jean I. Burke
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2011
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Blue grey zip front shift dress

Blue grey zip front shift dress

Hanna Lemberg collection
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Dresses
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[Thomas] Walker Hospital near Sydney

[Thomas] Walker Hospital near Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Concord, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Thomas Walker Convalescent Hospital
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1907
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Winifred Hilliiard and Nyukana (Daisy) Baker standing in front of plane.

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Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Photographs
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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painting depicts a tall rectangular object, outlined in red with a 'spout' attached at the top

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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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Kulpidja
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1948
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Helicopter (Flat Chopper) by Polly Pawuya Jackson

Helicopter (Flat Chopper) by Polly Pawuya Jackson

Warakurna Tjanpi collection no.2
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Sculptures
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Polly P. Jackson
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Portrait of David Unaipon by Lyell Dolan

Portrait of David Unaipon by Lyell Dolan

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Drawings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Lyell Dolan
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1995
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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr A P Lyons
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Stud ewes bred by Lucian Faithfull.

Stud ewes bred by Lucian Faithfull.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Cattle at water.  Harrison, Jones and Devlin's paddocks at Flemington

Cattle at water. Harrison, Jones and Devlin's paddocks at F...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Famous Diggers

The Famous Diggers

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Excel Press
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Portable cabin made from a water tank, used on geological surveys by Dr John and Roma Dulhunty, who called it the 'Hollow Log'

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John and Roma Dulhunty collection
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Caravans
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New South Wales, Australia
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Dr John Dulhunty
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1975
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Convict love token

Convict love token

British-Australian Friendship Society collection
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Convict love tokens
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1797
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Malta  - Carrozzin

Malta - Carrozzin

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Malta
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Photograph titled 'C16 dense pear in forest country before insect attack at Chinchilla, Queensland in October 1926'

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Dr John Mann collection
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Chinchilla, Queensland, Australia
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1926
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Hume Weir, Albury, NSW

Hume Weir, Albury, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Hume Reservoir, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Calendar

Calendar

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Calendars
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The Beach and Pier, Coogee, NSW

The Beach and Pier, Coogee, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Coogee Beach, Coogee, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Australian Pictorial Diary for 1967, containing details of daily personal and school events

Australian Pictorial Diary for 1967, containing details of d...

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Diaries
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Alco Inc
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1966
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'Ngapawarla Jila' by Nyuju Stumpy Brown, 2007

'Ngapawarla Jila' by Nyuju Stumpy Brown, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia, Australia
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Nyuju S. Brown
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2007
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Jameroo Road, Kiama, South Coast, NSW

Jameroo Road, Kiama, South Coast, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Kiama, South Coast, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Quayside fish stall Whitby circa 1880

Quayside fish stall Whitby circa 1880

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Frank M. Sutcliffe
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1880
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Bark painting depicting a goanna, a tree and a drum, by Libunja, Milingimbi, 1967

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Libundja
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1967
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Group of Ostriches

Group of Ostriches

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Group of school boys

Group of school boys

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Program for 'The Mikado', St Michael's Parish Hall, Golders Green, 26-29 November 1919

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Herbert Browne collection
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Handwritten letter of congratulations from Dr Irene Crespin to Edna Thompson on her receipt of a British Empire Medal

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Thompson Family collection
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Ainslie, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Dr Irene Crespin
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1977
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