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1909. Aunt Florie's car, probably collected in Sydney by Lucian Faithfull. The car is a Minerva, made in Belgium and famous as luxury cars

1909. Aunt Florie's car, probably collected in Sydney by Luc...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Wet specimen - Bat - whole specimen preserved

Wet specimen - Bat - whole specimen preserved

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Glass plate negative - Rock engravings, Deception Creek, Red Gorge, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, between 1905 and 1914

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Deception Creek, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1905
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Lantern slide - Man scraping boomerang with a sharp stone flake, Luritja people, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Lantern slides
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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William Percy Faithfull

William Percy Faithfull

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Portrait photographs
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Silvan Dam from Kalorama, Vic

Silvan Dam from Kalorama, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Silvan Reservoir, Silvan, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Blue woollen cricket blazer worn by New South Wales cricketer Bill O'Reilly

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Swan Richards collection
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Blazers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Farmers Co Ltd
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1927
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Barrister's wig tin used by Sir George Houstoun Reid

Barrister's wig tin used by Sir George Houstoun Reid

Anne Fairbairn collection no. 1
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Tins
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London, England
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Ravenscroft
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1870
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Evening yarn

Evening yarn

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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J Hutchings
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A Token from Australia - The Kookaburra's Evening Song

A Token from Australia - The Kookaburra's Evening Song

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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'Tjunyinkya', painted by Johnnie Scobie Tjapanangka and Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula, 1977

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 1
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Johnnie S. Tjapanangka
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1977
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A Platypus

A Platypus

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Colour Photograph - Part of a collage of photos of protests at the South African Embassy, Canberra.

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Kerry Browning collection
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George's River, Lorne

George's River, Lorne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Saint George River, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Charles H. Young
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Commercial Street, looking east, Mt Gambier, SA

Commercial Street, looking east, Mt Gambier, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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A West Australian Aboriginal - Black Tracker

A West Australian Aboriginal - Black Tracker

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Life. Be in it. February 1987

Life. Be in it. February 1987

Alex and Paddy Stitt collection
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Magazines
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Postcard featuring a full length printed photograph of 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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Photograph of man dressed in a suit

Photograph of man dressed in a suit

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Fraser and Jenkinson
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Wanparda shield with blue coloured decoration

Wanparda shield with blue coloured decoration

Wanparda Shield collection
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Shields
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Pilbara, Western Australia, Australia
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Typescript of Pearl Faithfull's [Lady Dilke] reminiscences of Springfield

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Barbed fish trap

Barbed fish trap

Papuan Official collection
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Fish traps
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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Sir Hubert Murray
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1912
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State Entertainments - Melbourne and Sydney

State Entertainments - Melbourne and Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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WTP
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Chickens hatching

Chickens hatching

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Black and white photograph of Randwick Junior Rugby Union Football Club, 3rd Grade Premiers, 1920

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National Sports Information Centre collection
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Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Randwick Rugby Union Football Club
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1920
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Killer Sponge

Killer Sponge

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1999
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Aboriginal breastplate for Tumberilagong, Chief of the Nuneree Tribe

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Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Cooma, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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First Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, Wagga Wagga, 1887

First Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, Wa...

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1887
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Yacca walking-stick

Yacca walking-stick

C Warren Bonython collection
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Walking-sticks
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South Australia, Australia
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Charles W. Bonython
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1947
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Boondara, showing horses pulling wagons loaded with wool bales

Boondara, showing horses pulling wagons loaded with wool bal...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Boondara, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1918
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Barrenjoey and the golf links, Palm Beach

Barrenjoey and the golf links, Palm Beach

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Palm Beach, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Album of carte-de-visite photographs relating to the trial of Arthur Orton (Tichborne claimant)

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Tichborne Claimant Album collection
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Photograph albums
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London, England
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London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company Limited
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1871
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The beach, St Kilda, Vic

The beach, St Kilda, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Saint Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Malta- Armoury- Duche's [sic] Palace - Valletta

Malta- Armoury- Duche's [sic] Palace - Valletta

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Malta
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William Percy Faithfull, George Ernest Faithfull, Reginald Faithfull, Henry Montague Faithfull.

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Piece of felt

Piece of felt

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Textile lengths
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Linocut titled Badu Harbour, by Joseph Au, 2012

Linocut titled Badu Harbour, by Joseph Au, 2012

National Museum of Australia History Through Art Award 2012 collection
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Linocuts
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Badu Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Joseph Au
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Fibre basket with strands of fabric

Fibre basket with strands of fabric

University of Sydney collection
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Baskets
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Sketch of Joseph Sharpe's store where Alexander Mussen was shot

Sketch of Joseph Sharpe's store where Alexander Mussen was s...

Alexander Mussen collection
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Sketches
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Pyramul, New South Wales, Australia
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Joseph Sharpe
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearheads
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Scenes - Australian Coast

Scenes - Australian Coast

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr Herbert Beecroft
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Letter

Letter

Betty Hall collection
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Letters
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1945
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Souvenir from France

Souvenir from France

David Westcott collection no. 7
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1914
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Sketches of Tommy's life - Out on rest - No 3

Sketches of Tommy's life - Out on rest - No 3

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Paris, France
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Knitting pattern for a Balaclave Cap

Knitting pattern for a Balaclave Cap

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Knitting patterns
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Man and woman in a car

Man and woman in a car

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Union Hotel, Trundle

Union Hotel, Trundle

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Trundle, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Farm Cove, from Botanical Gardens, Sydney, N.S.W.

Farm Cove, from Botanical Gardens, Sydney, N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Farm Cove, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1949 Model 48/215 Holden sedan

1949 Model 48/215 Holden sedan

Mary Munckton and Ian Metherall collection
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Motor cars
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Victoria, Australia
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GM Holden Ltd
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1949
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Exercise book containing John Grosse composition 1947

Exercise book containing John Grosse composition 1947

Reverend John Grosse collection
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Exercise books
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Reverend John Grosse
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Britannia falls, Wentworth Valley of Waters

Britannia falls, Wentworth Valley of Waters

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Wentworth Falls, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Fifteen girls and five boys at the birthday party for Florence Ethel Faithfull and Mary Bryden, on the verandah at Springfield.

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Bark painting 'Part of the story of Bama Bama the spirit man' by Narritjin Maymuru, Yirrkala, 1967

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J Davidson collection no. 3
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Yirrkala, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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1967
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View from Lookout Looking south

View from Lookout Looking south

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Cable for earth inductor

Cable for earth inductor

Bureau of Mineral Resources collection no. 1
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Geophysical survey equipment
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I can't bring Australia to you, but I can show you a bit of it

I can't bring Australia to you, but I can show you a bit of ...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Sunbaking Bondi Beach N.S.W.

Sunbaking Bondi Beach N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Bondi Beach, Bondi, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bark painting divided into three panels depicting a goanna, a snake, two turtles, a bird and eight fish, all cross-hatched

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1948
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Ironworks, Lithgow, 1923

Ironworks, Lithgow, 1923

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1923
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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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