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Necklace from dance costume the 'Mutton Bird' [Yolla]

Necklace from dance costume the 'Mutton Bird' [Yolla]

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Nikki Smith and Leah Bro...
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Dance costumes
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Hand-operated washing machine

Hand-operated washing machine

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Washing machines
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Menu from wedding reception

Menu from wedding reception

Margot Child collection
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Menus
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Mrs Margot Child
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1915
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Message stick

Message stick

Keith Goddard collection
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East Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1948
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A country road

A country road

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Wooden box containing phonograph attachments used by anthropologist AP Elkin in 1927

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Macleay Museum collection
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Audio equipment accessories
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United States of America
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Thomas A Edison Inc
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1906
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Clothes brush

Clothes brush

Ellen Rogers collection
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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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Oblong tie-dyed yellow silk scarf

Oblong tie-dyed yellow silk scarf

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Carol Horton collection
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Scarves
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Tasmania, Australia
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Carol Horton
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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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Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia
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Elizabeth Trindle
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A revision of the Australian Salicornieae

A revision of the Australian Salicornieae

Jean Galbraith collection
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Books
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Pigmented plaited fibre armband

Pigmented plaited fibre armband

A Morrison collection no. 1
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Armbands
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Blue canvas water bag with a zip top associated with Milo Dunphy

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Milo Dunphy collection no. 2
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Hill view of the farmlands, by Shane Pickett.

Hill view of the farmlands, by Shane Pickett.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Shane Pickett
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1980
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Glass plate negative - An episode in the great fire ceremony, Forrest River mission, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1916
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Postcard featuring a coloured cartoon depicting German, Turkish and Austrian leaders

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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The Lone Ranger

The Lone Ranger

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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United States of America
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Australians unite

Australians unite

Bali Bombings 2002 Memorial - Parliament of Victoria collection
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Kuta, Bali, Indonesia
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2002
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Emu egg carved with image of a horse by Bill Reid

Emu egg carved with image of a horse by Bill Reid

Bill Reid - John Cawte collection
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Engraved emu eggs
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Blue handled ochre painting brush for a Tunga made by Kenny Brown in 2013

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Kenny Brown collection
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Sketch portrait of a male, identified as Sir Arthur Fadden (Treasurer, leader National Party, briefly Prime Minister), by Sir Ivor Hele

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Marcia Rankin collection
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Sir Ivor H. Hele CBE
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The Blue Mts The Bluffs Mt Victoria

The Blue Mts The Bluffs Mt Victoria

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Good-bye to Potty

Good-bye to Potty

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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Natural History.

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1833
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Cartoon depicting a swagman character

Cartoon depicting a swagman character

Vane Lindesay collection no. 1
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Mr Vane Lindesay
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Where the waves roll whitening to the land.

Where the waves roll whitening to the land.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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W Lister-Lister
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Men O. War Steps, Sydney

Men O. War Steps, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bennelong Point, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bailey wood plane

Bailey wood plane

John Docker collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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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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Raeline Liddy
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Painting no. 4, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - Goorialla making Minalinka lagoon

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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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Australia Day 1917 - Somewhere in France

Australia Day 1917 - Somewhere in France

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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North Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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1917
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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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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Kythe Wikmunea
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Blue and green with silver lines of dots

Blue and green with silver lines of dots

Balarinji Art collection no. 2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Big House at Springfield with a woman and small girl in the doorway.

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Shell necklace

Shell necklace

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Dulcie Greeno collection
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Necklaces
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Tasmania, Australia
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Dulcie Greeno
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Doolagahs child's swimsuit

Doolagahs child's swimsuit

Doolagahs Indigenous Design collection
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Swimsuits
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Twilight

Twilight

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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Green Fairy Butterfly

Green Fairy Butterfly

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Art Series
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1905
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Brass plumb-bob

Brass plumb-bob

George Henry Taylor collection
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Plumb-bobs
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Mr George H. Taylor
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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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Dorothy Nurra
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N'lle Hollande Baie des Chiens-Marins Presqu'ile Peron Entrevue avec les Sauvages

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The Christensen Fund collection no. 2
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Prints
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Western Australia, Australia
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Jacques E. Arago
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1825
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Framed acrylic polymer painting on canvas 'Utopia Mt Doreen Yuendumu area ...'

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Utopia, South Australia, Australia
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Dinny Nolan Tjampitjinpa
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Postcard featuring Queen Street, Brisbane

Postcard featuring Queen Street, Brisbane

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Steel lister with three teeth used at 'Rocky Plains' via Berridale

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Tony Preston collection no. 4
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Shearing equipment
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Berridale, New South Wales, Australia
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Neil Woodhouse
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1910
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Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Edmund Milne collection
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Edge-ground axe heads (stone)
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Toorale, New South Wales, Australia
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Fremantle Town Hall, Western Australia

Fremantle Town Hall, Western Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Fremantle, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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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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Tunga making implement -  small shaped stick

Tunga making implement - small shaped stick

Kenny Brown collection
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Artists equipment
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NPY Women's Council by Eunice Yunurupa Porter

NPY Women's Council by Eunice Yunurupa Porter

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Paintings
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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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Jens Hotel, Mt Gambier, SA

Jens Hotel, 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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Town Hall, Leichhardt

Town Hall, Leichhardt

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bone tool

Bone tool

Stan Mitchell collection
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Christmas card with poem written by Frances Ridley Havergal

Christmas card with poem written by Frances Ridley Havergal

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Christmas cards
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School report

School report

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Reports
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Stockman's hut

Stockman's hut

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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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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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Ron Bell collection
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Clubs
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Courtroom sketch 'Lindy Chamberlain with defence lawyers. John Phillips QC.' 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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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 Cedars, Rev. Samuel Marsden's Old Home, Parramatta, N.S.W

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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