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Simplex engine indicator with accessories in a wooden box

Simplex engine indicator with accessories in a wooden box

Professor Arthur Hardie Corbett collection
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Engine indicators
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Duntroon, Campbell, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Royal Military College of Australia
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1940
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Post Office, East St., Rockhampton, Queensland

Post Office, East St., Rockhampton, Queensland

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessert dishes
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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QSL card for 2WL

QSL card for 2WL

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Totality by Kevin Gilbert

Totality by Kevin Gilbert

Eleanor Williams-Gilbert collection
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Linocuts
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Mr Kevin Gilbert
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1965
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Composing rule

Composing rule

Les Robertson collection
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Rulers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Sydney Heads

Sydney Heads

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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New South Wales, Australia
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1907
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Composing rule

Composing rule

Les Robertson collection
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Rulers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Wooden scribe with a wooden shaft and wooden block attached at one end with steel

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George O Crawford collection
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Woodworking tools
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr George O. Crawford
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1900
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Scout's 1st Cords badge certificate

Scout's 1st Cords badge certificate

Barry Williams collection
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Certificates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Barry Williams
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1946
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Convict love token for James Godfrey

Convict love token for James Godfrey

Convict Love Token collection no. 1
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Convict love tokens
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England
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1820
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Metal punch featuring the number

Metal punch featuring the number "1"

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Punches
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Woman in a kitchen

Woman in a kitchen

WS Kalf collection
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Photographs
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Wim S. Kalf
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Parramatta  Post Office and Town Hall, 1906

Parramatta Post Office and Town Hall, 1906

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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Postmaster General's Department
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1906
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Steel hand drill with a round wooden handle

Steel hand drill with a round wooden handle

George O Crawford collection
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Hand drills
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr George O. Crawford
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1900
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Rotary burr

Rotary burr

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Tools
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Housekeeping expenditure from 11 December 1942 to 8 March 1943

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Lorelle Moore collection
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Account books
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Lorelle Moore
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1942
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QSL card for VK2RB

QSL card for VK2RB

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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During the N.S.W. State A.C.P. Conference 1984...

During the N.S.W. State A.C.P. Conference 1984...

Benny Zable collection no. 2
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Photographs
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Benjamin 'Benny' Zable
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1984
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Wiltshire brand wood taper file

Wiltshire brand wood taper file

John Docker collection
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Files (tools)
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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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White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessert dishes
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Monocular microscope used for the scientific study of algae by phycologist Valerie May

Monocular microscope used for the scientific study of algae ...

Valerie Jones collection
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Microscopes
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Valerie May
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1940
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Spirit level

Spirit level

John Docker collection
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Spirit levels
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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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1967 Referendums booklet, produced by the Commonwealth of Australia

1967 Referendums booklet, produced by the Commonwealth of Au...

Jack Horner collection
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Booklets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Commonwealth of Australia
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1967
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New South Wales fire fighter's uniform, including jacket with shoulder cape, trousers, braces, boots and a helmet.

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Jon Belmonte collection no. 1
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Firefighters clothing
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Jonathan 'Jon' S. Belmonte
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1994
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Combination spanner

Combination spanner

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Wrenches
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New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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QSL card for VK2UV, WRC

QSL card for VK2UV, WRC

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Scrubbing brush

Scrubbing brush

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Scrubbing-brushes
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1980
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Second World War Prisoner of War Banknote

Second World War Prisoner of War Banknote

David Westcott collection no. 6
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Banknotes
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1939
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Convict love token for Abraham Lawley

Convict love token for Abraham Lawley

Convict Love Token collection no. 1
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Convict love tokens
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England
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1828
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Metal tray

Metal tray

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Trays
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Circular cotton doily with a 'Hairpin Work' lace fringe, made in Orbost, Victoria, in the late 1800s

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Una May Irvine collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Orbost, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Helena E. Roadknight
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1870
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Black velvet horse riding helmet

Black velvet horse riding helmet

Colledge Family collection
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Sports safety helmets
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England
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with 'Australia's First Airmail, 1914-1964, 50th Anniversary Flight'

Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with 'Australia's First Airm...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1964
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Post Office, Sydney

Post Office, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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General Post Office, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Cast iron 'D' shaped  screw lock handcuffs with key

Cast iron 'D' shaped screw lock handcuffs with key

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Handcuffs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Hand-pumped dentist's spittoon used by Lilija Kokle

Hand-pumped dentist's spittoon used by Lilija Kokle

John Jankaus collection
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Spittoons
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Ventspils, Latvia
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Mrs Lilija Kokle
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1924
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Poster titled 'Post Office communication services are vital to the development of Australian industries'

Poster titled 'Post Office communication services are vital ...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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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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Spurs
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Propeller and rudder of Japanese midget submarine

Propeller and rudder of Japanese midget submarine

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1942
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Metal rule

Metal rule

Les Robertson collection
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Rulers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Ilma Pidgeon with packhorse and guide, enroute to Barrington Tops 1936

Ilma Pidgeon with packhorse and guide, enroute to Barrington...

Dr Ilma M Brewer (Pidgeon) collection
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Photographs
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