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Glass plate negative - Grave with painted grave posts, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1911

Glass plate negative - Grave with painted grave posts, Bathu...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australian mining.  Prospecting for gold

Australian mining. Prospecting for gold

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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1909
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Washing day in camp

Washing day in camp

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr James A. Turner
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Stubbies brand pair of green sailing shorts worn by Will Baillieu, Starboard Grinder on Australia II during the 1983 America's Cup

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Will Baillieu collection
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Lionel says:

Lionel says: "K.O. litter - don't rubbish Australia!"

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 19
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Lionel Rose
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Glass plate negative - Man with spear poised, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Glass plate negative - Two men throwing spears

Glass plate negative - Two men throwing spears

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Film negative - Dinjimanne and family, South of Mt Woodroffe, south-central Musgrave Ranges, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Black and white negative glass lantern slide - Strawbridge Springs, eastern Tomkinson Ranges, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Glass plate negative - Sand deposited between kitchen and meat house during a single sandstorm, Miranda Station, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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Clear glass bowl to commemorate Australia's Centenary in 1888

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Terence Lane collection
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Sunderland, England
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Greener & Co
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Australia for the Australians, White Australia

Australia for the Australians, White Australia

White Australia Protection Badge collection
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Political badges
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Good Luck for the New Year

Good Luck for the New Year

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Robbing the forest

Robbing the forest

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr James A. Turner
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Commemorative mug for the Federation of Australia in 1901

Commemorative mug for the Federation of Australia in 1901

David Westcott collection no. 3
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England, United Kingdom
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Doulton and Company
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1900
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Breaking camp

Breaking camp

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr James A. Turner
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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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Australian porcupine [echidna]

Australian porcupine [echidna]

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Norris Hotel Orient Bairnsdale

Norris Hotel Orient Bairnsdale

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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F W Niven & Co
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Australian mining. Dryblowing

Australian mining. Dryblowing

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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Film negative - Man with rock python, Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

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Thoughts of home

Thoughts of home

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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An early start

An early start

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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The batchelor's hut

The batchelor's hut

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Glass plate negative - Expedition party crossing a clay flat, north-west of Gill's Bluff, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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Glass plate negative - Punch (Arrerika) watering camels, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Glass plate negative - Women and children at campsite, Darwin, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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Film negative - Outcrop of desert sandstone, Lambina Soakage Well, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Greetings Sincere for Christmas

Greetings Sincere for Christmas

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Robbery Under Arms, No. 2

Robbery Under Arms, No. 2

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Film negative - Home of Bullion Mine, near Barrow Creek, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1924

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Rounding up a straggler

Rounding up a straggler

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Glass plate negative - About to depart The Bluff station, Queensland, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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Film negative - A lone huntsman, photographed by Herbert Basedow, Petermann Ranges, Northern Territory, 1926

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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S.W.W.C.A. 1934 England Visit Australia

S.W.W.C.A. 1934 England Visit Australia

Ruby Lee collection
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Elizabeth 'Betty' A. Snowball
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Glass plate negative - Hut decked with porcupine grass, eastern Arrernte people, Arltunga, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Portrait of royal woman

Portrait of royal woman

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting Phar Lap

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Coles-Myer collection
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Commemorative medals
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Victoria, Australia
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Coles-Myer Ltd
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1930
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Milking Time

Milking Time

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Camp fire yarns

Camp fire yarns

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Percy R. Campbell
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Brown, grey and black patterned sleeveless dress with black belt, worn by Lindy Chamberlain

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Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton collection no. 2
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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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Film negative - Extracting a stake from a camel's foot, Yununba Hill, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negative - Jetty, Fowlers Bay, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negative - Horses watering, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australian series, The Selectors Hut - A merry Christmas

Australian series, The Selectors Hut - A merry Christmas

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Crossing a northern river

Crossing a northern river

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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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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The Spring Chicken

The Spring Chicken

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Talma & Co
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A gum leaf from the golden south

A gum leaf from the golden south

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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I [Love] Being Free from Smoking - Narcotics Education Inc., 1985

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Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton collection no. 2
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Badges
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Mrs Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton
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Letter from Stephen White to his sons, 1862

Letter from Stephen White to his sons, 1862

Tony Hill collection no. 4
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Stephen White
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Native companion

Native companion

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Envelope titled 'United for Victory Interlocking Jigsaw'

Envelope titled 'United for Victory Interlocking Jigsaw'

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 3
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John Sands Pty Ltd
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Film negative - Sandhill vegetation, near Lake Wilson, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negative - The vice-regal party at breakfast, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1923

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Film negative - Women carrying large plaited baskets, Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

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Poster titled 'Help Australia - Help yourself... buy WAR SAVINGS STAMPS and CERTIFICATES'

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People's Paraphernalia collection no. 10
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S.W.W.C.A. 1934 Australian XI

S.W.W.C.A. 1934 Australian XI

Ruby Lee collection
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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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