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Image Title and Collection What Where Who When
Top grinding stone [stone implement]

Top grinding stone [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Upper grinding stones
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Mungeranie, South Australia, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Pearl Bay, Middle Harbour, Sydney, N.S.W.

Pearl Bay, Middle Harbour, Sydney, N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Pearl Bay, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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Marguerita Munkara
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Burwood Railway Station

Burwood Railway Station

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Petersham, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1907
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The Blue Mts: ... Wentworth Falls

The Blue Mts: ... Wentworth Falls

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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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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Marita Kantilla
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'Kumpupirntily' by Jakayu Biljabu and Dadda Samson, 2007

'Kumpupirntily' by Jakayu Biljabu and Dadda Samson, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Jakayu Biljabu
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2007
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Fossil Island, Eaglehawk Neck, Tas

Fossil Island, Eaglehawk Neck, Tas

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Fossil Island, Tasman Peninsula, Tasmania, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Balmain and district hospital

Balmain and district hospital

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Corbi Moth fishing fly

Corbi Moth fishing fly

Noel Jetson collection
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Fishing lures
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Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Noel Jetson
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1970
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Spearthrower with carvings and fibre on hand grip

Spearthrower with carvings and fibre on hand grip

Daisy Bates and Herbert Browne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Ooldea, South Australia, Australia
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Daisy M. Bates CBE
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Advertising card featuring King vs Smith

Advertising card featuring King vs Smith

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising cards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Needlework sampler on woollen evenweave fabric featuring boats and the text 'Botany Bay'

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Needlework Sampler collection
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Textile samplers
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Black and white photograph titled 'The Famous Catch', 1925

Black and white photograph titled 'The Famous Catch', 1925

Ruth Oldfield collection
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Photographs
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Sydney Cricket Ground, Moore Park, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William 'Bert' A. Oldfield
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1925
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'Tapu' by Wakartu Cory Surprise, 2007

'Tapu' by Wakartu Cory Surprise, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia, Australia
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Wakartu C. Surprise
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2007
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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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1944
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A country road

A country road

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Unused invitation from Miss Faithfull to Mr W. H. Anderson, 16 February 1898

Unused invitation from Miss Faithfull to Mr W. H. Anderson, ...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Invitations
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Painting by Gordon Syron entitled 'Old Minimbah Barn', 1983

Painting by Gordon Syron entitled 'Old Minimbah Barn', 1983

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Paintings
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Gordon Syron
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1983
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Pencil sketch of crossed flags and emblems and a drawn table of numbers

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J Wyszogrodzki collection no. 1
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Sketches
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Lizard sculpture

Lizard sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Wingellina, Western Australia, Australia
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Jean I. Burke
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1982
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Pencil sketch depicting Little Bo Peep

Pencil sketch depicting Little Bo Peep

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sketches
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Tree-lined river with a mountain in the background, and a quote from Henry Lawson.

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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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1906
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Painting depicts two male figures

Painting depicts two male figures

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Peter Parrnimol
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Convict love token from H. Rye, 1834

Convict love token from H. Rye, 1834

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Star of the Sea - R.C. Church. Watson's Bay, N.S.W

Star of the Sea - R.C. Church. Watson's Bay, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Watsons Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Catholic Church
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Glass plate negative - Balami and his wife Indamun, 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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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1916
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Painting depicts a variety of creatures, including 7  turtles, various fish & insects, & a number of plants (black stalks).

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bob Bilinjara
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1966
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Pencil sketch depicting a landscape

Pencil sketch depicting a landscape

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sketches
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Piece of felt

Piece of felt

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Textile lengths
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The King's Grotto, Fairy Cave, Buchan

The King's Grotto, Fairy Cave, Buchan

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Buchan Caves, Buchan, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Pen and ink drawing on transparent paper of Beth Dean in an aboriginal dance

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Beth Dean Carell collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Mrs Beth Dean-Carell
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W Jewitt & Co Marine Chronometer No 462 in a wooden case, used in HMAS Warrego

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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Liverpool, Merseyside, England
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W Jewitt & Co
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Large natural gastropod shell for signalling that a turtle was caught

Large natural gastropod shell for signalling that a turtle w...

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Shells
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Angurugu, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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Letter with envelope from Joan Richmond - India

Letter with envelope from Joan Richmond - India

Joan Richmond collection
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Letters
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Bombay, India
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1931
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Finalists in the women's 100 metre freestyle at the 1920 Olympics at Antwerp, Belgium

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National Sports Information Centre collection
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Photographs
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Antwerp, Belgium
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Miss Ethelda Bleibtrey
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1920
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Sepia photograph of a bridge

Sepia photograph of a bridge

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Seal Bay, part of a pressed up ice ridge

Seal Bay, part of a pressed up ice ridge

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Antarctica
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Incised Wandjina figure

Incised Wandjina figure

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Neta
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1979
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Invitation to Miss Clements to a reception to meet YWCA Friends From Other Countries

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Nance Pownall collection
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Invitations
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London, England
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Mrs Nancy M. Pownall
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1937
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Postcard showing tulips

Postcard showing tulips

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Postcards
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Convict love token from Charls Tarrier, 1832

Convict love token from Charls Tarrier, 1832

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Convict love token from March Barber, 1832

Convict love token from March Barber, 1832

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Stoney Creel, Coffs Harbour

Stoney Creel, Coffs Harbour

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Document with handwritten reflections for each year of a man's age from thirty-five to forty-six years

Document with handwritten reflections for each year of a man...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Documents
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Winding key for chronometer, used in HMAS Tamworth

Winding key for chronometer, used in HMAS Tamworth

Department of Defence collection
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Keys
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Liverpool, Merseyside, England
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Joseph Sewell
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Postcard addressed to Master D. Mackenzie in Yass

Postcard addressed to Master D. Mackenzie in Yass

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Postcards
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Three sheets of paper containing technical drawings for a canoe, drawn by Olegas Truchanas

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Melva Truchanas collection
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Technical drawings
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Olegas Truchanas
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1950
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Photograph of a soldier

Photograph of a soldier

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Embossed gum leaf containing a picture of rural scene - To wish you a Happy New Year

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Broadcast seeder

Broadcast seeder

David Crane and Alice Sutton collection no. 2
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Agricultural equipment
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Cootamundra, New South Wales, Australia
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Anderson's - 'Rainbow' - Sweet Peas

Anderson's - 'Rainbow' - Sweet Peas

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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Bark painting depicting Macassans boiling down trepang by Mathaman Marika, Yirrkala, 1964

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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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Mathaman Marika
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1964
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Cream-coloured partial dance program titled 'Exchange, 3rd March 1868'

Cream-coloured partial dance program titled 'Exchange, 3rd M...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dance programs
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1868
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Certificate awarded to V.M. Wilson at the Warragul Premier Show, 1973 for first prize for a table centre

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Warragul, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1973
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Miss Pomegranate

Miss Pomegranate

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Japan
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Mortimer Menpes
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Autographed photograph of Australian swimmer Mina Wylie

Autographed photograph of Australian swimmer Mina Wylie

National Sports Information Centre collection
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Photographs
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Miss Wilhelmina '. Wylie
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1918
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Courtroom sketch 'The Chamberlains Darwin Court 1982.' by 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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Spear

Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Photographic postcard of James 'Jimmy' Smith of the Richmond VFL football club

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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James 'Jimmy' Smith
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