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Aboriginal breastplate for Tommy, King of Gongolgon

Aboriginal breastplate for Tommy, King of Gongolgon

E Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Gongolgon, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Cat sitting in the archway of the portico of the Big House at Springfield

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Convict love token from William Clark, 1839

Convict love token from William Clark, 1839

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Australian National Band (World Tour) Staff

Australian National Band (World Tour) Staff

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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Photogelatine Engraving Co.
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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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Shell money
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Professor Wallace Edwin Armstrong
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1923
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Cladonia Retipora

Cladonia Retipora

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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Coles Bros Office and Warehouse

Coles Bros Office and Warehouse

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bendorp's Royal Dutch Cocoa and Confectionery

Bendorp's Royal Dutch Cocoa and Confectionery

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Circular metal film canister

Circular metal film canister

Robert and Irene Goard collection
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Film cans
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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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Annacheta Timaupatua
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Castel Hill, Victoria Bridge, Townsvill, Australia

Castel Hill, Victoria Bridge, Townsvill, Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Message stick

Message stick

Stan Mitchell collection
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Message sticks
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The Witch

The Witch

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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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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Brick was made using the 'Knitlock' brickmaking machine

Brick was made using the 'Knitlock' brickmaking machine

W Herbert and C Peters collection
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Bricks
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New South Wales, Australia
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Warren Herbert
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1984
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Yachting Sydney Harbour, Bonnington's Irish Moss

Yachting Sydney Harbour, Bonnington's Irish Moss

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Burgoyne's Australian wine bungalow

Burgoyne's Australian wine bungalow

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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France
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Kangaroo Valley Suspension Bridge

Kangaroo Valley Suspension Bridge

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Kangaroo Valley, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Top grinding stone [stone implement]

Top grinding stone [stone implement]

Stan Mitchell collection
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Upper grinding stones
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Mulka, South Australia, Australia
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He's got the Country at his back

He's got the Country at his back

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Glass plate negative - Rock paintings, Forrest River, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Forrest River, Western Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1916
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The bush hut

The bush hut

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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J Hutchings
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Circumferentor surveying instrument

Circumferentor surveying instrument

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Surveying equipment
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Royal Agricultural and Horticultural Society of South Australia
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1932
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Hotel Mansion

Hotel Mansion

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Leura House, Leura

Leura House, Leura

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Leura, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Thanambool Yana

Thanambool Yana

Tooloyn Koortakay collection
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Drawings
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East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Debra Couzens
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2002
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Large bed of daffodils in bloom with a young girl kneeling beside them wearing a pinafore and a large hat

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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A dangerous visitor

A dangerous visitor

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr James A. Turner
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Ceramic bottle

Ceramic bottle

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Ceramic forms
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nepean highway between Dromana & Rosebud, Vic

Nepean highway between Dromana & Rosebud, 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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Letter from Margaret Peden to Miss M.G. Wood, 28 October 1930

Letter from Margaret Peden to Miss M.G. Wood, 28 October 193...

Australian Women's Cricket Council collection
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Letters
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Chatswood, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Margaret Peden
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1930
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Three women and a boy standing on the veranda of a Post and Telegraph Office building.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Postmaster General's Department
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Spearheads
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Australia - Natives Hunting the Kangaroo

Australia - Natives Hunting the Kangaroo

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Austronic engineering laboratories  portable gieger counter and ratemeter

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Bureau of Mineral Resources collection no. 1
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Instruction booklets
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Austronic Engineering Laboratories Pty Ltd
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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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Colin
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Why don't you send your boy to school?

Why don't you send your boy to school?

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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England, Great Britain
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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Cream-coloured dance program with 'Wm Percy Faithfull' and 'TIRRANNA, 13th January 1870' on the front

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dance programs
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Tirranna, New South Wales, Australia
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1870
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Message stick

Message stick

Keith Goddard collection
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Message sticks
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East Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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Commemorative book

Commemorative book

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Cut-out books
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Cartoon depicting Prime Minister Harold Holt engaging in various different athletic activities

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Earl Ewers collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Mr Geoffrey R. Hook
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1966
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Postcard featuring Law Courts, Melbourne

Postcard featuring Law Courts, Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne Law Courts, Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1874
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Convict love token

Convict love token

Convict Love Token collection no. 2
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Convict love tokens
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Miss Australia crown worn by national titleholders in the Miss Australia Quest each year from 1965 to 1991

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Miss Australia Company collection
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Crowns (headwear)
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Ernest Booth
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1964
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Cream coloured school copybook

Cream coloured school copybook

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Exercise books
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QSL card for VK2NY

QSL card for VK2NY

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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Skin Hunters

Skin Hunters

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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A MacInnes
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West Australian Flora No.3

West Australian Flora No.3

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Western Australia, Australia
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Janie Craig
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Fire stick set

Fire stick set

Joe Ngallametta collection
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Fire-making equipment
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Joe Ngallametta
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2004
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Postcard featuring Victoria's champion boxer Bill Lang

Postcard featuring Victoria's champion boxer Bill Lang

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Wooden toy shield

Wooden toy shield

Olive Pink collection
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Toys
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Central Desert, South Australia, Australia
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Miss Olive Pink
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Postcard featuring crowd at a racetrack

Postcard featuring crowd at a racetrack

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Holy Trinity Church, Granville.  Destroyed by Fire 16/5/08

Holy Trinity Church, Granville. Destroyed by Fire 16/5/08

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Granville, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Letter from Phillips Electrical Industries about the company's EIIR electric light decoration for the royal visit in 1954

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Enid Treadgold collection
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Letters
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Phillips Electrical Industries
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1954
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Violin made by William Auchterlonie, 1939

Violin made by William Auchterlonie, 1939

Raymond Holliday collection
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Violins
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Postcard featuring Canadian boxer Tommy Burns

Postcard featuring Canadian boxer Tommy Burns

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Tommy Burns
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Advertising card featuring Pat Bradley

Advertising card featuring Pat Bradley

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising cards
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Baker's Stadium, Rushcutters Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1914
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QSL card for VK-2HS

QSL card for VK-2HS

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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1935
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Elizabeth Street, Melbourne

Elizabeth Street, Melbourne

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