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The captured German 28cm Railway Gun in a railway siding at Molonglo

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George Henry Taylor collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Imperial German Army
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1927
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Boomerang

Boomerang

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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North-west NSW, Australia
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1800
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Dovetail saw

Dovetail saw

George Henry Taylor collection
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Woodworking saws
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Philadelphia, United States of America
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Henry Disston & Sons
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Lafferty cartoon strips (2)

Lafferty cartoon strips (2)

Stephen Stanley collection
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South Australia, Australia
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Mr Stephen E. Stanley
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1987
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Toy farm set

Toy farm set

Marion Douglas and Pamela Yonge collection
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Toy farms
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England, United Kingdom
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1860
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Prison padlock

Prison padlock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Padlocks
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Jig for a spokeshave cutter

Jig for a spokeshave cutter

George Henry Taylor collection
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Jigs
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Homo Australis

Homo Australis

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Australia
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Mr John Kron
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1999
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Wooden boomerang bound with split cane and covered with adhesive and pigment in four places

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JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 1
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Boomerangs
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Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1850
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Plaster plaque of Truganini

Plaster plaque of Truganini

Edmund Dicks collection
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Plaques
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Tasmania, Australia
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Edmund J. Dicks
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1931
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Wooden cell door, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Wooden cell door, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Mortise gauge

Mortise gauge

George Henry Taylor collection
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Woodworking gauges
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Lead finial for gaol fence

Lead finial for gaol fence

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Key to Glass Makers' Emblem

Key to Glass Makers' Emblem

Andrew Reeves collection no. 5
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Instructional documents
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London, England
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1850
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'An Historic Retrospect on the occasion of the 150th Anniversary Celebrations of the Founding of Australia' - colour publication printed for the 150th Anniversary Celebrations of Australia, 1938.

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Noble Numismatics collection
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Booklets
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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S T Leigh & Co Pty Ltd
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1938
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Government House

Government House

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Government House, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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NSW Government
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1849
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Bead plane used during the construction of Old Parliament House

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George Henry Taylor collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr George H. Taylor
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1926
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Morris Tobias Marine Chronometer No 695, with accessories in a wooden case

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Department of Defence collection
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London, England
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1830
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A wooden sample of scribing

A wooden sample of scribing

George Henry Taylor collection
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Mr George H. Taylor
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The Duke and Duchess of York in a carriage at the opening of Parliament House, Canberra

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George Henry Taylor collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Duke of York
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1927
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Certificates
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Prospect, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Minetta 'Nettie' McColive
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1986
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Poster titled 'Its the speedy airmail that conquers distance and saves time'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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William Percy Faithfull, George Ernest Faithfull, Reginald Faithfull, Henry Montague Faithfull, April 1865

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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William P. Faithfull
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1865
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Colt Model 1851 Navy revolver with accompanying leather holster and label referring to the bushranger incident.

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Revolvers
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United States of America
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Samuel Colt
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1850
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Government Offices, Melbourne, in the 'Fifties

Government Offices, Melbourne, in the 'Fifties

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1850
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Letter from Samuel Bromley to Thomas Mussen, June 1865

Letter from Samuel Bromley to Thomas Mussen, June 1865

Alexander Mussen collection
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Letters
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Pyramul, New South Wales, Australia
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Reverend Samuel Bromley
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1865
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Hammer with claws

Hammer with claws

George Henry Taylor collection
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United States of America
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Double iron jack plane used in the construction of Old Parliament House, Canberra

Double iron jack plane used in the construction of Old Parli...

George Henry Taylor collection
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Jack planes
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr George H. Taylor
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1926
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Half round hand moulding plane

Half round hand moulding plane

George Henry Taylor collection
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Moulding planes
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Workshop, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Workshop, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Woodwork samples

Woodwork samples

George Henry Taylor collection
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Scraper

Scraper

George Henry Taylor collection
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Photograph of Cotter Dam

Photograph of Cotter Dam

George Henry Taylor collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr George H. Taylor
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1926
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Standing Staffordshire porcelain figurine of Protestant Irish nationalist convict William Smith O'Brien

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Staffordshire Figurine collection
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Human figures
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Alpha Factory
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1848
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Tool pad

Tool pad

George Henry Taylor collection
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Plaster plaque of William Lanney [King Bill]

Plaster plaque of William Lanney [King Bill]

Edmund Dicks collection
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Plaques
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Tasmania, Australia
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Edmund J. Dicks
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1931
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Bench axe and blade cover associated with George Taylor

Bench axe and blade cover associated with George Taylor

George Henry Taylor collection
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Axes
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Parliament of Tasmania Penal Establishments, Hobart and Launceston Reports for 1886

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Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Reports
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1886
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Round moulding plane

Round moulding plane

George Henry Taylor collection
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Spider gauge

Spider gauge

George Henry Taylor collection
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Woodworking gauges
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Prison padlock

Prison padlock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Padlocks
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Landau known as 'The Ranken Coach'

Landau known as 'The Ranken Coach'

Royal Australian Historical Society collection no. 1
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Horse drawn coaches
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Scotland
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Mr George Ranken
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1821
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Bunch of keys from HM Prison Campbell St Hobart

Bunch of keys from HM Prison Campbell St Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Prison door lock

Prison door lock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Poster - Tall ships, Tall Stories, Resistance Every Day Since 1788...

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Kerry Browning collection
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Political posters
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Australia
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1988
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Saw-setting tool

Saw-setting tool

Phillip Porta collection
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Saw-setting tools
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Adelong, New South Wales, Australia
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John H. Gillman
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1850
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Barraud No 2/901 chronometer with Poole's auxiliary compensated balance

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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Prouds Ltd, Diamond Merchants & Jewellers
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1820
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Pinchers

Pinchers

George Henry Taylor collection
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Tools
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Poster titled 'It's the speedy airmail that conquers distance and saves time'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Purple miser's purse

Purple miser's purse

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Purses
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1860
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St. Paul's Church from the South End of Swanston St., Melbourne, in the 'Fifties'

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1850
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Cast iron prison key