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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Latvian natural-coloured linen waistcoat with black embroidery

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Guna Kinne collection no. 1
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Waistcoats
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Riga, Latvia
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Mrs Guna Kinne
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1942
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Postcard featuring the portraits of 26 men of the Brisbane Tramways Company

Postcard featuring the portraits of 26 men of the Brisbane T...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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British Tramways Company
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1910
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Two trams close together

Two trams close together

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographs
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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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Convict love token engraved with the name Mary Jones, 1848

Convict love token engraved with the name Mary Jones, 1848

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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River Dreaming - woven fibre mat

River Dreaming - woven fibre mat

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Decorative weavings
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Berri, South Australia, Australia
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Yvonne Koolmatrie
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1994
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearthrowers
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Calendar

Calendar

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Calendars
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1946
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Life membership card of F. E. Maple Brown for the NSW National Trust

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Membership cards
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Invincible brand water bottle

Invincible brand water bottle

Hazel Merlo collection
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Water containers
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Australia
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Convict love token with a woman with an anchor

Convict love token with a woman with an anchor

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Two women holding parasols, Florence Ethel [Bobbie] Faithfull

Two women holding parasols, Florence Ethel [Bobbie] Faithful...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Wooden cinema seats

Wooden cinema seats

Lisa Milner collection
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Seats
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Bowraville, New South Wales, Australia
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Princely Gravy

Princely Gravy

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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Sculptures
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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'Minyipuru' by Jakayu Biljabu, 2008

'Minyipuru' by Jakayu Biljabu, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Punmu, Western Australia, Australia
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Jakayu Biljabu
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2008
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The Close Gate, Salisbury

The Close Gate, Salisbury

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Postcards
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Champion Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1887

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1887
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Club

Club

Horne-Bowie collection
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Clubs
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Stanley No.30 spirit level

Stanley No.30 spirit level

George Henry Taylor collection
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Spirit levels
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United States of America
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Stanley
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Pencil drawing in Papunya style by unknown Pintupi artist, 1971

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Papunya Art 2008 collection
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Pencil drawings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1971
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Postcard featuring railway station

Postcard featuring railway station

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcard titled Circular Quay, Sydney, Looking West

Postcard titled Circular Quay, Sydney, Looking West

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Circular Quay, Sydney Cove, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Star Photo Co
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Malta, Chapel of Bones, Photo the Grand Studio

Malta, Chapel of Bones, Photo the Grand Studio

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Malta
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Camel Cull by Eunice Yunurupa Porter, 2012

Camel Cull by Eunice Yunurupa Porter, 2012

Warakurna History Paintings collection no.2
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Paintings
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Eunice Y. Porter
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2012
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Length of string used to tie around dance cards

Length of string used to tie around dance cards

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Invoice

Invoice

ET Fealy collection
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Invoices
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Four men standing on rocks at the beach

Four men standing on rocks at the beach

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Hatchet with a leather cover associated with Milo Dunphy

Hatchet with a leather cover associated with Milo Dunphy

Milo Dunphy collection no. 2
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Hatchets
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Australia
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My mother and my Amawu hunt Yilinga...

My mother and my Amawu hunt Yilinga...

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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Fiona Kerinaiua
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Glazed ceramic bowl with a narrow base

Glazed ceramic bowl with a narrow base

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bowls
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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John B. Tipiloura
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1976
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Stanford Merthyr collier disaster.  Main Tunnel after the Explosion

Stanford Merthyr collier disaster. Main Tunnel after the Ex...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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A Galloway
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Original Sorry badge and card produced by Link-Up

Original Sorry badge and card produced by Link-Up

Peter Read collection
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Badges
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Timber rat trap

Timber rat trap

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Rat-traps
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Glass spearhead

Glass spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club Annual Meeting, 18 January 1889

Tirranna Picnic Race Club Annual Meeting, 18 January 1889

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Programs
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Tirranna, New South Wales, Australia
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1889
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1967 Vietnam Quoc-Khanh Football Tournament trophy

1967 Vietnam Quoc-Khanh Football Tournament trophy

John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Trophies
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Johnny Warren MBE OAM
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Building (possibly a government building in Canberra)

Building (possibly a government building in Canberra)

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Glass plate negative - Aboriginal prisoners, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905

Glass plate negative - Aboriginal prisoners, Northern Territ...

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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1905
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White ochre belonging to Paul House (Ngambri)

White ochre belonging to Paul House (Ngambri)

Paul House collection no.2
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Ochre specimens
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Kodak camera case

Kodak camera case

Harold Stevens collection
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Camera cases
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Australia
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Eastman Kodak Company
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1926
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Carving

Carving

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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Enid Purutataameri
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Convict love token from John Roulston, 1846

Convict love token from John Roulston, 1846

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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The barge is at our island

The barge is at our island

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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Sharon Rose Tipiloura
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Off St Kilda

Off St Kilda

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Port Phillip Bay, Victoria, Australia
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1906
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Carved emu egg by Sam Kirby

Carved emu egg by Sam Kirby

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Engraved emu eggs
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Swan Hill, Victoria, Australia
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Sam Kirby
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Album of carte-de-visite photographs relating to the trial of Arthur Orton (Tichborne claimant)

Album of carte-de-visite photographs relating to the trial o...

Tichborne Claimant Album collection
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Photograph albums
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London, England
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London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company Limited
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1871
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House of Representatives' chamber, Federal Parliament House, Canberra

House of Representatives' chamber, Federal Parliament House,...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Large building on a rise with a smaller building in the foreground, possibly houses, with pine trees

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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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Camp site, with a tent on the left and a man next to a stone chimney

Camp site, with a tent on the left and a man next to a stone...

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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Untitled, by Narritjin Maymuru

Untitled, by Narritjin Maymuru

Enid Bowden collection
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Bark paintings
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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Wooden contact printing frame

Wooden contact printing frame

Turner Family collection
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Contact printing frames
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Ship blowing steam on water

Ship blowing steam on water

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Kodak
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Wooden decorated dotting comb from Melville or Bathurst Island

Wooden decorated dotting comb from Melville or Bathurst Isla...

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Artists equipment
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1974
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Ben Chifley and the First Holden

Ben Chifley and the First Holden

Fred Daly collection
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Photographic postcards
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Fishermens Bend, Port Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Joseph B. Chifley
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1948
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Row of three attached houses (Sydney?)

Row of three attached houses (Sydney?)

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Special Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, Wagga Wagga, 1887

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1887
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For Old Times Sake.  McRobie's Gully, Hobart

For Old Times Sake. McRobie's Gully, Hobart

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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McRobies Gully, Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Waterside Workers Federation Port Adelaide

Waterside Workers Federation Port Adelaide

Andrew Reeves collection no. 3
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Union badges
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Port Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Waterside Workers Federation (Port Adelaide Branch)
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