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'My Father Looking for his Brother' by Clifford Brooks, 2007

'My Father Looking for his Brother' by Clifford Brooks, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Clifford Brooks
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2007
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Hotel Canberra, ACT

Hotel Canberra, ACT

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Pair of Holden cufflinks

Pair of Holden cufflinks

Jack Heenan collection
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Cufflinks
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GM Holden Ltd
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Drawing depicting three men with rifles on horseback, riding past an Aboriginal woman, man and child in the foreground by Bevan Hayward [Pooaraar]

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Bevan Hayward collection no. 1
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Drawings
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Mr Bevan Hayward
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1992
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Platypus

Platypus

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Hatching House, Salmon Ponds, Tas.

Hatching House, Salmon Ponds, Tas.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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After the ball was over...

After the ball was over...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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1906
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St Johns Camden

St Johns Camden

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Camden, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Tenelba Thirroul refreshment rooms

Tenelba Thirroul refreshment rooms

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Thirroul, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bark painting - Djunkgao and Madalait at Arnhem Bay

Bark painting - Djunkgao and Madalait at Arnhem Bay

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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Photograph of William Faithfull, father of William Pitt Faithfull

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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William P. Faithfull
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Dances from Manarrngu  Hollow Log Ceremony.

Dances from Manarrngu Hollow Log Ceremony.

Y Pettinato collection
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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David D. Malangi
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Bert Wright and Bill Winterbottom with 600 rabbit pairs for the Yelarbon Freezing Works, Queensland

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Bert Wright collection
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A toy wagon constructed from a Vehicle Construction Kit

A toy wagon constructed from a Vehicle Construction Kit

Sir Roland Wilson collection no. 2
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Toy carts
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Sir Roland Wilson
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1956
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Painting depicts kalkberd, the euro (Macropus robustus)

Painting depicts kalkberd, the euro (Macropus robustus)

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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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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1974
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Seven Christmas note cards and four envelopes from Mrs Laura Wilkins to Mrs Elizabeth Chifley

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Ben Chifley collection no. 3
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Christmas cards
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Bark painting

Bark painting

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Snake Bay, Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Maudie Tipupaju
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1965
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Letter

Letter

Benny Zable collection no. 2
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Page with two poems

Page with two poems

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Glass plate negative - Grave with painted grave posts, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1911

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1911
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Convict love token from Thomas Burbury, 1832

Convict love token from Thomas Burbury, 1832

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Dawalla, King of Wgga[sic] Wagga

Dawalla, King of Wgga[sic] Wagga

L Richard Smith breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
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Silk batik by Nyukana Baker

Silk batik by Nyukana Baker

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Textile panels
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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The Witch on her Broomstick

The Witch on her Broomstick

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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Armband

Armband

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Armbands
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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View from the pier, Henley, SA

View from the pier, Henley, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Henley Beach, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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The Blue Lake and Lake Drive, Mt Gambier, SA

The Blue Lake and Lake Drive, 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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Marsden Bridge, Goulburn

Marsden Bridge, Goulburn

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bark painting depicts a hunter in white, with short limbs, holding a raised spear and shield

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Snake Bay, Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ron Adam
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1965
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Souvenir badge that commemorates the first flight from England to Australia by Ross and Keith Smith in 1919

Souvenir badge that commemorates the first flight from Engla...

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Commemorative badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Atkinson & Co
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1919
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Armband - Milingimbi, N.T.

Armband - Milingimbi, N.T.

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Armbands
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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Gardens, T'mba, Q

Gardens, T'mba, Q

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Super Primary Department Adelaide Correspondence-School Certificate for Applied art

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Nettie McColive collection
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Certificates
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Super Primary Department, Adelaide
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Letter

Letter

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Gardens by the River Torrens, Adelaide, SA

Gardens by the River Torrens, 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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'Tingarri men and Initiates at Marabindinya [Marrapintinya]', painted by Anatjari No 1 Tjampitjimpa, 1980

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Anatjari (. Tjampitjimpa
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1980
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Five girls on horseback including Bobbie and Valerie Faithfull.

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Kings Lynn. Ithaca Rd. Elizabeth Bay. N.S.W

Kings Lynn. Ithaca Rd. Elizabeth Bay. N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Elizabeth Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Orroroo, South Australia, Australia
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1936
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Double outrigger canoe named Kulbasaibai, from Saibai Island in the Torres Strait

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Saibai Island Council collection
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Canoes
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Fly River, Papua New Guinea
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Saibai Island Council
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2000
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Ice Cream, The Park Shellharbour

Ice Cream, The Park Shellharbour

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Shell Harbour, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Postcard featuring a drawing of a wounded soldier being tended by a nun wearing a red cross arm band.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Rough seas, Australia coast

Rough seas, Australia coast

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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Woman sitting under tree ferns in Tasmania

Woman sitting under tree ferns in Tasmania

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Postcard featuring a mounted photograph

Postcard featuring a mounted photograph "AUSTRALIANS LANDING...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Gallipoli, Turkey
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Little Grey Fergie toy tractor handcrafted from salvaged box timber and wire by 10 year old Brian Burns in 1943.

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John McNally collection
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Toy tractors
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Cudgen, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Brian Burns
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1943
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Glass plate negative - The Narlarla outcrop, Napier Range, 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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Napier Range, Western Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1916
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Certificate awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1886, Second Prize

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Certificates
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1886
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A touch of gold

A touch of gold

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr James A. Turner
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Bundle of 10 round metal identity tags imprinted with individual numbers

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Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Rushcutters Bay, Sydney, N.S.W

Rushcutters Bay, Sydney, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Rushcutters Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Casting Pig Iron at the Blast Furnace Lithgow, N.S.W

Casting Pig Iron at the Blast Furnace Lithgow, N.S.W

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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Table model kerosene lamp

Table model kerosene lamp

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Kerosene lamps
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1930
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Black and white photograph of a man and a woman standing before the gateway of a castle

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Warwickshire, England
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Handwritten poem titled Crossing the Bar, by Lord Alfred Tennyson

Handwritten poem titled Crossing the Bar, by Lord Alfred Ten...

John Collinson Close collection
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Manuscripts
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Postcard featuring a coloured printed drawing of an Austrian soldier on horseback pulling a cart

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Cows by a Pond

Cows by a Pond

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Wool team, with a cart loaded with wool bales which are stamped with the letters

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Poster advertising 'To Western Australia by Trans-Australian Railway'

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 6
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Advertising posters
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Mundaring Weir, Mundaring, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Trans-Australian Railway
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