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Glass plate negative - Luritja man demonstrating method of attack with boomerang under cover of shield, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Teardrop shaped brown glass souvenir

Teardrop shaped brown glass souvenir

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Ornaments
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Mr Leopold 'Leo' Steger
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1939
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Scenes - Australian Coast

Scenes - Australian Coast

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Herbert Beecroft
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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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Dr Herbert Basedow
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Botanical gardens, Melbourne, VIC.

Botanical gardens, Melbourne, VIC.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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The Dash for the South Pole

The Dash for the South Pole

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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Mrs Margot Child
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1980
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Anodised red aluminium ashtray set into an elephant seal skull

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Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Ashtrays
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Macquarie Island, Tasmania, Australia
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1955
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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Mrs Margot Child
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1973
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The

The "EMDEN" after the "SYDNEY" had hit her the first time

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australian Military Forces button worn by Sister Ada Corbett Syer, 2/10 AGH

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McAvoy and Syer collection
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1946
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Ceramic plate with image of indigenous man, attributed to Bill Onus

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Export Fraser not Uranium

Export Fraser not Uranium

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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New South Wales Young Labor
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Glass replica diamond and emerald wattle arrangement brooch

Glass replica diamond and emerald wattle arrangement brooch

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Brooches
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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No more Hiroshima - Mobilisation for Survival

No more Hiroshima - Mobilisation for Survival

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Hiroshima, Japan
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Australia, Our Aborginal Heritage tea-towel

Australia, Our Aborginal Heritage tea-towel

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Tea-towels
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A sudden squall

A sudden squall

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr James A. Turner
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Two page letter from John Close to Alice Close, 1911

Two page letter from John Close to Alice Close, 1911

John Collinson Close collection
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Mr John Henry Collinson Close
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Vegemite Bar ANZAC t-shirt

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Brad West collection
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Five loose pages of diary with entries by John Close, 1912

Five loose pages of diary with entries by John Close, 1912

John Collinson Close collection
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Dead beat

Dead beat

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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After heavy rain

After heavy rain

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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Teapot stand

Teapot stand

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1960
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No.5 Kangaroo Hunting, Australia, compliments of Singer Sewing Machines

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Singer Manufacturing Co
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Film negative - Indigenous man shepherding goats and sheep, near Oodnadatta, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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The bush hut

The bush hut

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Poster 'August mobilisation to end the war in Vietnam SUNDAY AUGUST 13th AT 2.00 pm SYDNEY'

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People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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United States Armed Forces
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Typed transcript of the handwritten proclamation McRobertson Land on dated February 18th 1931

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Sir Douglas Mawson collection
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Poster 'STOP WORK Friday 18th Sept. to STOP the WAR'

Poster 'STOP WORK Friday 18th Sept. to STOP the WAR'

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Silver presentation case containing a small magnifier, which was given to astronomer William Bayly by Captain James Cook on his third voyage

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Captain Cook Magnifier collection
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Magnifying glasses
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1776
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A dangerous visitor

A dangerous visitor

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr James A. Turner
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George Street, Sydney.

George Street, Sydney.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Art Series
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Bread Not Bombs

Bread Not Bombs

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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Two hands holding a broken gun

Two hands holding a broken gun

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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Map of Australia with comparative map of the British Isles

Map of Australia with comparative map of the British Isles

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Club

Club

FG Tonge collection
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Grey felt Akubra hat with a grey ribbon hat band

Grey felt Akubra hat with a grey ribbon hat band

Fred Daly collection
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Akubra Hats Pty Ltd
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The Beach at Newhaven, Phillip Is. Victoria

The Beach at Newhaven, Phillip Is. Victoria

Joyce Knife collection
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Armadale, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Commonwealth Railways Gold Life Pass issued to the Hon King O'Malley

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Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Transport passes
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Nuclear Free Pacific

Nuclear Free Pacific

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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South Pacific,
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Pair of metal spurs with brown leather straps

Pair of metal spurs with brown leather straps

Colledge Family collection
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Kangaroo hunting, Australia

Kangaroo hunting, Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Note of thanks for sympathy card

Note of thanks for sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Newspaper article titled Antarctic Medals, mentioning John Close, 1916

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John Collinson Close collection
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The Sydney Morning Herald
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1916
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Collins Street, Melbourne

Collins Street, Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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1941
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Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with 'Australia's First Airmail, 1914-1964, 50th Anniversary Flight'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Australia Post
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Australian newspapers clippings regarding the award of the MBE to W A Oldfield in June, 1970

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Ruth Oldfield collection
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Mr William 'Bert' A. Oldfield
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1970
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THE HARBOUR BRIDGE, SYDNEY, N.S.W.

THE HARBOUR BRIDGE, SYDNEY, N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Engagement party invitation

Engagement party invitation

Margot Child collection
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Invitations
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Mrs Margot Child
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1977
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Poster 'WAR TOY FREE ZONE'

Poster 'WAR TOY FREE ZONE'

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Cartoon titled 'Royal Macquarie Hospital'

Cartoon titled 'Royal Macquarie Hospital'

Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Macquarie Island, Tasmania, Australia
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George Kasasayas
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1955
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Seal Bay - part of a pressed up ice ridge

Seal Bay - part of a pressed up ice ridge

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Antarctica
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Peace

Peace

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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Photographic postcard depicting Zeynard's Marvellous Midget Circus - Girl balancing on a rope

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcard featuring two horses with jockeys in a field

Postcard featuring two horses with jockeys in a field

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Square fawn-coloured lacquered canvas suitcase with a red, yellow and black stripe pattern

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Colledge Family collection
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Greetings for the New Year

Greetings for the New Year

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sterling silver mounted emu egg candlestick holder, by Henry Steiner about 1880

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Terence Lane collection
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