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Red clay cutting, Colo I. Suva, Fiji

Red clay cutting, Colo I. Suva, Fiji

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Suva, Viti Levu, Fiji
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Film negative - Moving horses across the crossing near Victoria River Downs station, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Horseshoe Bend, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1922
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Poster

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Painting depicts the rectangle hollow log used as a gong in the Yabadorowa ceremony

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Maningrida Arts and Crafts 02/09/1974 collection
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Bark paintings
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Bolkdjam, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bill Madangija
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Poster - 'Smash Apartheid, Close the Racist [South African] Embassy'

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Kerry Browning collection
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Political posters
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South Africa, Africa
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Postcard featuring a street parade

Postcard featuring a street parade

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Silver plated metal and horse-hair hair brush

Silver plated metal and horse-hair hair brush

Ellen Rogers collection
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Hairbrushes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Prouds Ltd, Diamond Merchants & Jewellers
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1928
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Post Office, Orange NSW

Post Office, Orange NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Orange, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1906
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State Boys' Memorial - that's one of our boys, 1919

State Boys' Memorial - that's one of our boys, 1919

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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War Memorial, Warragul, Vic

War Memorial, Warragul, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Warragul, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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'Dilminyin', bark painting, native plant specie native plant species

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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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QSL card for VK6-QSL, The Ears of Western Australia

QSL card for VK6-QSL, The Ears of Western Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Poster with image by J Samuels

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr. Jeffrey Samuels
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Show Ground, National Exhibition, Brisbane, Queensland.

Show Ground, National Exhibition, Brisbane, Queensland.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Child's drawing  by Tom Avery, Tabulam Primary School NSW

Child's drawing by Tom Avery, Tabulam Primary School NSW

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Tabulam, New South Wales, Australia
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Tom Avery
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Stanley roofing square

Stanley roofing square

George Henry Taylor collection
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Squares
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Stanley
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Bread carter's book

Bread carter's book

ET Fealy collection
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Account books
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'Wungapu', bark painting, native plant species

'Wungapu', 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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2013
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Cardboard box for smoking pipe used by Frank Hardy

Cardboard box for smoking pipe used by Frank Hardy

Frank Hardy collection
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Storage boxes
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Barkly Street, showing the town hall, Ararat, Vic

Barkly Street, showing the town hall, Ararat, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Ararat, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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West Australian wattle

West Australian wattle

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Bon Marche Stores
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Turtle cooking at home

Turtle cooking at home

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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Francella Tungutulum
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Flannel flowers

Flannel flowers

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Wishing You A Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year - Ocean Beach Manly

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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North Steyne Beach, Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Side saddle

Side saddle

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Saddles
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Domed wire food cover

Domed wire food cover

Thompson Family collection
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Food covers
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Postcard showing a three masted boat and an enclosed multistoried vessel

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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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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Message stick

Message stick

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Message sticks
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not known
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1960
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Wooden harpoon

Wooden harpoon

Gladys Henry collection
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Harpoons
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Euramo, Tully, QLD, Australia
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Not provided
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1970
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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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Jeanette Chla
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Film negative - Tree blazed by Herbert Basedow, Glen Ferdinand, South Australia , photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1903
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Ceremonial Celebration

Ceremonial Celebration

Balarinji Art collection no. 2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Indonesian 10,000 Rupiah

Indonesian 10,000 Rupiah

Bali Bombings 2002 Memorial - Parliament of Victoria collection
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Paper money
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Indonesia
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2002
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Eucalyptus viminalis

Eucalyptus viminalis

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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Earl Kitchener

Earl Kitchener

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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London, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Parramatta Park, Parramatta, NSW

Parramatta Park, Parramatta, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Parramatta, 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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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Gaye Goongorra
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Richard Kennedy
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Small paperback book by Thea Stanley Hughes titled 'The Unknown Drug'

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Thompson Family collection
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Books
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London, England
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Thea S. Hughes
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1978
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Sepia postcard featuring a photograph of a rowboat

Sepia postcard featuring a photograph of a rowboat

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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1907
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Bark painting by Bardayal Nadjamerrek depicting a 'nature story' of dukala, possums and lambalk, the sugar glider, circa 1970

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Kurrhkurr, Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bardayal Nadjamerrek
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1970
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Entrance to Botanic Gardens, Sydney

Entrance to Botanic Gardens, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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She begged of him to keep her grave plot green

She begged of him to keep her grave plot green

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Road Near Cora Lynn, Tas.

Road Near Cora Lynn, Tas.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Corra Linn Gorge, Tasmania, Australia
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Laura H. Davey
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Men and women and children walking to Wattle Creek

Men and women and children walking to Wattle Creek

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Johnson R. Janama
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The buffalo were out bush eating grass

The buffalo were out bush eating grass

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Julienne Tipiloura
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Paulita Tipungwuti
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A Tiwi story - the eagle and the hawk

A Tiwi story - the eagle and the hawk

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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Viola Kerinaiua
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Wilmot Straham in his mia mia, Warrnambool, Vic

Wilmot Straham in his mia mia, Warrnambool, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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The Arts Festival - Melbourne 1956

The Arts Festival - Melbourne 1956

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 3
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Books
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1956
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Australian Comic Alphabet Series - Z

Australian Comic Alphabet Series - Z

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Work on paper, in the style of a bark painting, depicting several European and Aboriginal men with spears and a crucifixion scene, Yirrkala, 1948

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1948
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Bark painting, Malay  Prau, painted by Yalioura on Groote Eylandt, April 1948

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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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Yalioura
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1948
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Flinders Bay from West Head

Flinders Bay from West Head

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Cream cotton corset

Cream cotton corset

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Corsets
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1850
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Wentworth House, Vaucluse N.S.W

Wentworth House, Vaucluse N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Vaucluse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Tuckerbox used by Aboriginal activist Joe McGinness when he travelled on work as an officer bearer of FCAATSI, 1950s-1960s

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Joe McGinness collection
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Food storage containers
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Queensland, Australia
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Joe McGinness
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1960
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