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Caladenia Deformis

Caladenia Deformis

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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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Central Australian souvenirs collection
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Spearthrowers
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Cyclone Tracy evacuation registration card, 1974

Cyclone Tracy evacuation registration card, 1974

Geoff Finger collection
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Travel documents
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Geoff Finger
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1974
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The Macleay River, Kempsey

The Macleay River, Kempsey

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Macleay River, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Overlooking harbour, Newcastle, NSW

Overlooking harbour, Newcastle, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Newcastle Harbour, Newcastle, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Poem

Poem

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Manuscripts
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Kelp foot by Vicki West, 2002

Kelp foot by Vicki West, 2002

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Vicki West collection
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Sculptures
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Tasmania, Australia
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Vicki West
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2002
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Collins Pocket Diary for 1925 with daily entries by Ann Turner, containing details of Guides events

Collins Pocket Diary for 1925 with daily entries by Ann Turn...

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Diaries
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Albury, New South Wales, Australia
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Girl Guide Movement
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1925
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The Honey Man, Boubit-Boubit, work on paper, Oenpelli, 1948

The Honey Man, Boubit-Boubit, work on paper, Oenpelli, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Unknown
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1948
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Headdress from the West Kimberley region, with ears, mouth and teeth

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Paddy Roe collection
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Dance equipment
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Jack Lee
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1968
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View from the War Memorial Drive, Adelaide, SA

View from the War Memorial Drive, 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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Tin of beef dripping sent to the Lawton family in Uxbridge, London, in a Red Cross parcel from Hobart in 1942

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French-Lawton collection
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Canned foods
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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The Austral Canning Co Pty Ltd
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1940
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A group of happy children at Cowley House, the Mission home for children, situated at Cronulla

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Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Magazine clippings
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Cronulla, 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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Photographs
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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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Summer Hill Railway Station

Summer Hill Railway Station

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

Letter

Benny Zable collection no. 2
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Letters
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Courtroom sketch by Veronica O'Leary at the Chamberlain trial, Darwin, 1982

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Veronica O'Leary collection no. 1
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Courtroom drawings
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ms Veronica O'Leary
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1982
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Courtroom sketch 'Ian Barker,. QC Tom Pauling Crown Prosecutors...' by Veronica O'Leary, 1982.

Courtroom sketch 'Ian Barker,. QC Tom Pauling Crown Prosecut...

Veronica O'Leary collection no. 1
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Courtroom drawings
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ms Veronica O'Leary
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1982
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Pencil sketch depicting three women

Pencil sketch depicting three women

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sketches
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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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Claudia Kantilia
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Aircraft Weighing Form from Aviation Traders (Engineering) Pty Ltd, 4 November 1982.

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Neil Jensen collection
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Aviation documents
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Night Dwelling Spirit, Gurumuka

Night Dwelling Spirit, Gurumuka

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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On the beach at Newcastle, NSW

On the beach at Newcastle, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Newcastle Beach, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Courtroom sketch made at the1982 trial of Michael and Lindy Chamberlain by artist Veronica O'Leary

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Veronica O'Leary collection no. 1
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Courtroom drawings
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ms Veronica O'Leary
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1982
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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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Greta Kerinaiua
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Courtroom sketch of the Chamberlain trial by Veronica O'Leary, 1982.

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Veronica O'Leary collection no. 1
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Courtroom drawings
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ms Veronica O'Leary
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1982
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Botany Heads, Sydney

Botany Heads, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Botany Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs T O'Brien
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Child's drawing, La Perouse, Sydney

Child's drawing, La Perouse, Sydney

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Barry
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Pearl's Hair

Pearl's Hair

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Labels
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Australia, Albert Park Lagoon near Melbourne

Australia, Albert Park Lagoon near Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Albert Park, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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Woman sewing a boy's pants

Woman sewing a boy's pants

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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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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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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John V. Orsto
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Illuminated address which William Barak and fifteen other Coranderrk residents presented to Graham Berry, 1886

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1886 Barak-Berry Illuminated Address collection
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Illuminated addresses
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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William Barak
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1886
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Volume 1, 1873-6, 'Educational collections of Australian plants

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Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Books
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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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Medicine chest and contents

Medicine chest and contents

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Medicine chests
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Glass plate negative - Rock engraving of human form, Port Hedland, 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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North Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1916
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School report

School report

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Reports
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Burnished, wooden boomerang incised with decorative designs

Burnished, wooden boomerang incised with decorative designs

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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North-west NSW, Australia
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1800
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Arthur Cocks & Co Ltd for goggles and spectacles 1928-1929

Arthur Cocks & Co Ltd for goggles and spectacles 1928-1929

Gweneth Meyers collection
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Catalogues
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Arthur Cocks & Co. Ltd
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1928
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Royal Agricultural Society passes

Royal Agricultural Society passes

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Passes
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Souvenir card Blowering Dam - Ceremony to mark the first release of water for irrigation

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Snowy Scheme - Ken Johnson collection
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Cards
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Blowering Dam, New South Wales, Australia
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Water Conservation & Irrigation Commission
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1968
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Postcard depicting an image of Mr E.I Cole and Mr W.H. Ayr of the Bohemian Dramatic Company

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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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Advertising card featuring Jimmy Clabby and Eddie McGoorty

Advertising card featuring Jimmy Clabby and Eddie McGoorty

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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Postcard featuring a comic pen and ink sketch of soldiers in a change room

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Evening, looking for water

Evening, looking for water

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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J Hutchings
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Beautiful Shoalhaven River, Nowra, NSW

Beautiful Shoalhaven River, Nowra, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Shoalhaven River, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Letter from William Gray addressed to Janet Templeton, beginning 'My Dear Cousin, The case sent here-with is by Mr Guthrie...', dated 2 March 1814

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Diana Baxter collection no. 2
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Personal letters
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Glasgow, Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1814
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FIFA Centennial Order of Merit medal

FIFA Centennial Order of Merit medal

John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Medals
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Johnny Warren MBE OAM
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Just in time

Just in time

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Prints
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London, England
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Thomas McLean
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1834
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Australian War Memorial, Canberra.  View from Mt. Ainslie

Australian War Memorial, Canberra. View from Mt. Ainslie

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Australian War Memorial, Campbell, Canberra, Australian Capital Ter...
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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'Mirkantji', painted by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, 1977

'Mirkantji', painted by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, 1977

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Kaapa M. Tjampitjinpa
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1977
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Stockman's hut

Stockman's hut

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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J Hutchings
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Double storey house and a garden

Double storey house and a garden

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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'The Bremer Island Turtle Man' by Mawalan Marika, Yirrkala, 1967

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mawalan Marika
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1967
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Miss Nellie Stewart

Miss Nellie Stewart

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Talma & Co
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Print - A Practical Lesson

Print - A Practical Lesson

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Prints
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London, England
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Thomas McLean
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1834
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The kitchen staff. Poor boys holiday camp

The kitchen staff. Poor boys holiday camp

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1912
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Convict love token from John Palmer, 1829

Convict love token from John Palmer, 1829

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Painting on masonite by  Larangana, 1964 - depicts a river and a snake, together with three fish, a stingray, nine birds and twenty three eggs.

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Dr Alex Van der Leeden collection
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Numbulwar, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Larangana
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1964
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Wedding invitation

Wedding invitation

Margot Child collection
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Wedding invitations
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1911
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