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First Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, Wagga Wagga, 1889

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

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1889
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Sticker 'PMG'

Sticker 'PMG'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Stickers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Botanical Gardens, Sydney

Botanical 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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1907
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Spear

Spear

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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The Presbyterian Church, Mt Gambier, SA

The Presbyterian Church, Mt Gambier, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Cream-coloured partial dance program 'ROYAL EXCHANGE, Tuesday, June 4th 1867'

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dance programs
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1867
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Mosman's Bay Ferry Steamer, Sydney

Mosman's Bay Ferry Steamer, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mosman Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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Photographic postcards
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Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Dhuwa Ngarra Ceremony

Dhuwa Ngarra Ceremony

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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Mawalan Marika
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1964
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Gold and silver plated brass handbuilt model of the Fokker tri-motor monoplane 'Southern Cross', flown by Sir Charles Kingsford-Smith

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Austin Byrne collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Austin E. Byrne
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1931
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Interstate wharves, Sydney

Interstate wharves, 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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Nelson's famous signal - England expects that every man will do his duty

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Painting no. 9, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - No-one has any room - the Rainbow lorikeet boys ask Goorialla for shelter

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Dick Roughsey Rainbow Serpent collection
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Oil paintings
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Convict love token from Elizabeth Catchpole, 1830

Convict love token from Elizabeth Catchpole, 1830

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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School report

School report

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Lantern slide - Pitjantjatjara man, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920-1924

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Lantern slides
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Australia
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1920
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Wooden spear, used in the 'Seven Sisters' performance at the 'Tracking Kultja' festival at the NMA in 2001

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Maruku Arts collection no. 2
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Walter Pukutiwara
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2001
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Painting on masonite by Madi, 1964 -  depicts five sharks

Painting on masonite by Madi, 1964 - depicts five sharks

Dr Alex Van der Leeden collection
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Numbulwar, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Madi
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1964
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Courtroom sketch 'The Chamberlains Darwin Court 1982.' by Veronica O'Leary.

Courtroom sketch 'The Chamberlains Darwin Court 1982.' by Ve...

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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Concarneau

Concarneau

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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1920
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Life. Be in it poster: Every little bit helps!

Life. Be in it poster: Every little bit helps!

Alex and Paddy Stitt collection
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Advertising posters
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New South Wales Lancers

New South Wales Lancers

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Germany
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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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Wooden crocodile carving headdress with grass covered plastic headpiece

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Eseli collection
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Headdresses
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Badu Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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James Eseli
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1999
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Lasiopetalum Baueri

Lasiopetalum Baueri

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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Car travelling along a bush road which is cut into a hillside

Car travelling along a bush road which is cut into a hillsid...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Wirth's Circus at Ipswich

Wirth's Circus at Ipswich

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Wirth's Circus
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"FIRST PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1907, A., P., AND H SOCIETY

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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1907
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Convict love token from Henry Barton, 1825

Convict love token from Henry Barton, 1825

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Notebook containing two laundry lists

Notebook containing two laundry lists

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Notebooks
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Glen Innes Hospital

Glen Innes Hospital

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Glen Innes, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Audley National Park, near Sydney

Audley National Park, near Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Audley, Royal National Park, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Mary Willsallen at Government House, Sydney on being awarded her Order of Australia

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Mary Willsallen collection
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Waiting at the gate

Waiting at the gate

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Jan Hendrik Scheltema
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Boy sitting on a riverbank, throwing water at a girl standing on a rock

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Exercise book

Exercise book

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Courtroom sketch 'Mr Simms' by Veronica O'Leary, 8 October 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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Brewer's Bottle Association Sydney

Brewer's Bottle Association Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1915
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Torrens Lake, Adelaide

Torrens Lake, Adelaide

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1901
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Clear glass bowl to commemorate Australia's Centenary in 1888

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Terence Lane collection
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Commemorative plates
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Sunderland, England
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Greener & Co
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1887
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Portrait photograph of Charles Waterstreet

Portrait photograph of Charles Waterstreet

Jon Lewis collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Jon Lewis
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1986
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Postcard of a tram at Coogee Beach

Postcard of a tram at Coogee Beach

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Coogee Beach, Coogee, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Pencil sketch depicting a milk maid

Pencil sketch depicting a milk maid

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sketches
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Ice Cream, The Park Shellharbour

Ice Cream, The Park Shellharbour

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Shell Harbour, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Blue wren and kookaburra

Blue wren and kookaburra

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Neville W. Cayley Snr
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Postcard featuring a busy tram

Postcard featuring a busy tram

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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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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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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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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Postcard featuring Queen Street, Brisbane

Postcard featuring Queen Street, Brisbane

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Children playing games

Children playing games

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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Dominic L. Timaepatua
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Pages 1 to 4 of the copy of the Jerilderie Letter, which was originally composed by Ned Kelly

Pages 1 to 4 of the copy of the Jerilderie Letter, which was...

Christies Auction collection
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Letters
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Stringybark Creek, Victoria, Australia
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Edward 'Ned' Kelly
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1879
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The Imperial Cafe, Brisbane St, Launceston

The Imperial Cafe, Brisbane St, Launceston

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The farthest ones looked like great butterflies.

The farthest ones looked like great butterflies.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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When we are married, we'll send to Seymour's of Marrickville for everything

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Vale and Pearson
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The Ocean Beach, Palm Beach

The Ocean Beach, 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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Three men and three dogs on the deck of a ship going to Antarctica

Three men and three dogs on the deck of a ship going to Anta...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Southern Ocean, ,
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Third Prize awarded to Mrs V.M. Wilson for 'Best Handworked Table Centre or Tray Cloth' at the 1971 Broken Hill Show

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1971
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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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Australian sterling silver fiddle pattern salt spoon used by prominent Tasmanian colonial pastoralist Roderic O'Connor

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Roderic O'Connor collection
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Salt spoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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John J. Cohen
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1839
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Certificate written in Polish and English permitting A Jedrzejowski one day's leave from Italy

Certificate written in Polish and English permitting A Jedrz...

Andrzej Jedrzejowski collection
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