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Snake Dreaming for Children by  Uta Uta Tjangala, 1972  polymer on board

Snake Dreaming for Children by Uta Uta Tjangala, 1972 poly...

Papunya Art 2008 collection
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Acrylic paintings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Uta Uta Tjangala
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1972
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Bird's eye view, Circular Quay, NSW

Bird's eye view, Circular Quay, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Circular Quay, Sydney Cove, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Pencil drawing in Papunya style by Uta Uta Tjangala, Pintupi. 1971

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Papunya Art 2008 collection
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Uta Uta Tjangala
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1971
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Brick from Fordwich House

Brick from Fordwich House

Daryl Blaxland collection No 2
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Bricks
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Surf, Maroubra Beach, Sydney, N.S.W

Surf, Maroubra Beach, Sydney, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Maroubra Beach, Maroubra, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Gang gang parrot

Gang gang parrot

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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John M. Cantle
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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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Bark painting by Dawidi Djulwadak

Bark painting by Dawidi Djulwadak

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Dawidi
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Nugget, Billee-ling-oo, Queen of Boulia, 1930

Nugget, Billee-ling-oo, Queen of Boulia, 1930

L Richard Smith breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Boulia, Queensland, Australia
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1930
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Handwritten recipe

Handwritten recipe

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Manuscripts
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Beach  and a drawing of a woman

Beach and a drawing of a woman

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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School report

School report

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Document - 'Police Station Binalong / 16th August 1910 / Rough sketch of the death and depredations of John / Gilbert, Bush-ranger, by H. Pasley'

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Bob Marshall collection no. 1
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The lovely Blue Lake, Mt Gambier, SA

The lovely Blue Lake, 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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Alsophila Australis

Alsophila Australis

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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South East Wind and Hammer-headed Shark

South East Wind and Hammer-headed Shark

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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Kulpidja
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1948
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Mutton bird spit

Mutton bird spit

Vernon Graham collection
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Hunting and gathering tools
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Flinders Island, Tasmania, Australia
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Vernon Graham
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1992
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Wooden arrow with cardboard fletching or fin

Wooden arrow with cardboard fletching or fin

Chai Vang and Por Ye collection
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Arrows
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Seeing the first white man

Seeing the first white man

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mark Kamara
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'Kulyayi' by Milkujung Jewess James, 2007

'Kulyayi' by Milkujung Jewess James, 2007

Canning Stock Route Collection
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Ngumpan, Western Australia, Australia
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Milkujung J. James
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2007
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Flake

Flake

Peter Bindon collection no. 3
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Flaked artefacts
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Pialligo, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Peter Bindon
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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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Olivebank

Olivebank

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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A Couple of Emus by Laurie Nilsen

A Couple of Emus by Laurie Nilsen

Laurie Nilsen collection
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Sculptures
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Mr Laurie Nilsen
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LORD KITCHENER / Secretary of State for War

LORD KITCHENER / Secretary of State for War

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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G Russel & Sons
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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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Barnabas Tipiloura
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Postcard featuring a colour image of the S.S. Suevic on a stormy sea

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Letter about a horse named Ajax

Letter about a horse named Ajax

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Manuscripts
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Ceramic vase with two handles

Ceramic vase with two handles

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Vases
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65. Kyloe Boiler G, Nearing Lambie Street, Cooma, 1910

65. Kyloe Boiler G, Nearing Lambie Street, Cooma, 1910

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Cooma, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Girl sitting in a tree

Girl sitting in a tree

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bundanoon

Bundanoon

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Bundanoon, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Glass plate negative - Children in front of dwellings, The Bungalow, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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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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1920
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Cloth bucket hat with red, blue and white coloured patterns

Cloth bucket hat with red, blue and white coloured patterns

Norm Wilson PNG Patrol Officer collection
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Hats
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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - 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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Ellerbek

Ellerbek

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney Harbour from Dawes Point

Sydney Harbour from Dawes Point

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Painting depicts a writhing snake

Painting depicts a writhing snake

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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Mithinarri Gurruwiwi
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1967
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Money box to commemorate the British royal visit to Australia, 1954

Money box to commemorate the British royal visit to Australi...

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Moneyboxes
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Victoria, Australia
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State Bank of Victoria
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1954
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Bark painting 'The mimi man Normogormo on his way from Majong to Guriba' by Bobby Barrdjaray Nganjmirra, Gunbalanya, 1968

Bark painting 'The mimi man Normogormo on his way from Majon...

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 5
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Bobby B. Nganjmirra
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1968
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Lawyer cane and pandanus coiled basket

Lawyer cane and pandanus coiled basket

Lockhart River Aboriginal Arts and Cultural Centre collection
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Baskets
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Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia
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Dorothy Short
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2001
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Message stick

Message stick

Dick and Lindsay Roughsey collection
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Message sticks
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Lindsay Roughsey
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1972
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QSL card for VK2AT, New South Wales

QSL card for VK2AT, New South Wales

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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Certificate

Certificate

Woodleigh Shorthorn Stud collection
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Prize certificates
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Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria
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1986
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Round ceramic container with separate domed lid, created by Amanyi (previously Dora) Haggie

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ceramic forms
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Amanyi Haggie
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2006
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Cream-coloured dance program with 'Tuesday, Galatea Ball' handwritten on the front

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dance programs
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Ship blowing steam on water

Ship blowing steam on water

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Kodak
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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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Marakolo Dreaming.

Marakolo Dreaming.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 6
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Derideri
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1969
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Sketches of Tommy's life - Out on rest - No 4

Sketches of Tommy's life - Out on rest - No 4

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Paris, France
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Comic Koala Series - Spotting

Comic Koala Series - Spotting

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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Figurative shaped wooden clapstick, with two eye sockets burned into the wood

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Gladys Henry collection
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Percussion instruments
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Euramo, Tully, QLD, Australia
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Mrs Gladys Henry
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1970
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Pink dance program  titled 'Government House'

Pink dance program titled 'Government House'

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dance programs
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Lasseter Story by Eunice Yunurupa Porter

Lasseter Story by Eunice Yunurupa Porter

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Eunice Y. Porter
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2011
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Cathedral Rocks

Cathedral Rocks

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Spear

Spear

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spears
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Piece of a turtle shell

Piece of a turtle shell

Herbert E Read collection
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Animal parts
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National Arms and Militaria Exhibition and Sale

National Arms and Militaria Exhibition and Sale

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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North Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Terrigal

Terrigal

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Terrigal, New South Wales, Australia
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