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Cartoon depicting a swagman character

Cartoon depicting a swagman character

Vane Lindesay collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Mr Vane Lindesay
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'Nyilnigil' by Nyangkarni Penny K-Lyons, 2007

'Nyilnigil' by Nyangkarni Penny K-Lyons, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia, Australia
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Nyangkarni P. K-Lyons
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2007
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Cartoon depicting a man holding a telephone mouthpiece

Cartoon depicting a man holding a telephone mouthpiece

Vane Lindesay collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Mr Vane Lindesay
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1987
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Black and white photograph  - Mr and Mrs Adelmann at Namatanai in 1908.

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Dieter Kohl collection
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Australian Aborigines

Australian Aborigines

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Australia
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Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts
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Section Grocery and Ironmonery Depts, Slack and Gander, Hornsby

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Hornsby, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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'Dhanggi', bark painting, native plant species

'Dhanggi', bark painting, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2014
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'Best Worked Table Centre' awarded to Mrs V.M. Wilson for her Round Rose Tablecloth at the 1967 Gulargambone Annual Show

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Gulargambone, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1967
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Yirrkala bark petition, 1963

Yirrkala bark petition, 1963

Pat and Gordon Bryant collection
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Petitions
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Parliament of Australia
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1963
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Sketch of Beth Dean in a seated dance pose wearing an orange-brown costume with white swirls, [5 min Sketch by Bill Constable 1950]

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Beth Dean Carell collection no. 2
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1950
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Drosera auriculata

Drosera auriculata

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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1876
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Hawker, South Australia, Australia
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Country Women's Association
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1948
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Large group of adults and children in an outdoor setting. Lucian Faithfull is standing to the right of the young boy holding an Australian flag

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1908
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A Pigeon's letter

A Pigeon's letter

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Cards
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Alicia Portaminni
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Woman writing letter by holding pen with her toes

Woman writing letter by holding pen with her toes

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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1913
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Australia - Native Throwing a Boomerang

Australia - Native Throwing a Boomerang

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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QSL card for VK5Z

QSL card for VK5Z

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1936
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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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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Australian Comforts Fund, All Comforts Free, 1918, fundraising badge

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Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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1918
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Man Sing & Co., General Merchants, Temora

Man Sing & Co., General Merchants, Temora

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Temora, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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Rose Bay, Sydney. N.S.W. Showing 'Kambala' C of E Girls' School

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Rose Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Church of England
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Engraved boab nut 'Bush Scenes, a Monster and Cooking a Kangaroo' by Jack Wherra

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Jack Wherra collection no. 1
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Nut carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Jack Wherra
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1963
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'Time Change'

'Time Change'

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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Eskbank Station

Eskbank Station

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Germany
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Mr Frederick P. Hobbs
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Pencil sketch depicting two sheep

Pencil sketch depicting two sheep

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sketches
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Unidentified bird

Unidentified bird

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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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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Tjamu Tjukurrpa by Cecily Winiragu Yates

Tjamu Tjukurrpa by Cecily Winiragu Yates

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Paintings
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Cecily W. Yates
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2011
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nurse and five male patients, with a dog in the foreground

nurse and five male patients, with a dog in the foreground

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Poppy Day fundraising badge

Poppy Day fundraising badge

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Commemorative badges
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Frankston, Victoria, Australia
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Hudson Swann
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Working Men's Association Port Adelaide No.2644

Working Men's Association Port Adelaide No.2644

Andrew Reeves collection no. 3
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Membership 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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Miss Tittell Brune

Miss Tittell Brune

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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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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A hospital

A hospital

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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Engraved boab nut 'Fighting over Women' by Jack Wherra

Engraved boab nut 'Fighting over Women' by Jack Wherra

Jack Wherra collection no. 1
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Nut carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Jack Wherra
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1963
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Aboriginals, Albany WA, Entrance, Princess Royal Harbour, Albany WA, King River, Albany WA

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Albany, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Fibre basket by Renette Biljabu, 2008

Fibre basket by Renette Biljabu, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Renette Biljabu
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2008
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Spear

Spear

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Spears
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Jamieson Range, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Jackson Mclean
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Watercolour of two boats with reflections

Watercolour of two boats with reflections

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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London, England
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Betting board

Betting board

Jim McMahon collection
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Gambling equipment
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Jim McMahon
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1983
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Art Deco ceramic character jug depicting Stanley Melbourne Bruce

Art Deco ceramic character jug depicting Stanley Melbourne B...

Sir Littleton Groom collection
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Jugs
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England, United Kingdom
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Ashtead Potters Limited
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1928
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QSL card for VK3RX

QSL card for VK3RX

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Shield

Shield

L and T Hackney collection
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Shields
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1918
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Manly

Manly

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Painting depicts 25 fish arranged in nine lines

Painting depicts 25 fish arranged in nine lines

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Maralwanga
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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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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Laura Warnir
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George St. Sydney N.S.W. Showing Q.V. Markets, Town Hall & Railway Towers.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Central Railway Station, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Offer of Engagement for Enid Glover to play the piano accordion on an Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC) programme, Monday 24th August, 1953

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Enid Treadgold collection
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Contracts
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
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1953
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Harvest moon

Harvest moon

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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J Hutchings
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Royal Agricultural Society of NSW

Royal Agricultural Society of NSW "GRAND EASTER, DAY & NIGHT...

Colledge Family collection
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Certificates
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New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1949
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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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Concepta Puautjinni
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Painting depicting a pair of black frogs

Painting depicting a pair of black frogs

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gawirrin Gumana
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1967
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Courtroom sketch 'Mr. Barker Q.C. addressing the jury' by Veronica O'Leary dated 14 September 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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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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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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Jacky Puautjimi
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Yellow, blue and red beanie-shaped hat, part of Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

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George Pappas collection no. 1
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Hats
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Megisti, Greece
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1922
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