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Approach to Richmond, from North Bank of Yarra Yarra, in the 'Fifties'

Approach to Richmond, from North Bank of Yarra Yarra, in the...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1850
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Stanley No.11 nail punch

Stanley No.11 nail punch

George Henry Taylor collection
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Punches
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United States of America
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Rules And Regulations Of The Australian Club.

Rules And Regulations Of The Australian Club.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Instruction books
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1838
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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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Poster titled 'The Australian Post Office still pioneers new and dependable methods of communication'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Top hat worn by William Faithfull

Top hat worn by William Faithfull

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Top hats
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William P. Faithfull
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1865
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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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Postcard issued by the Sydney Philatelic Club for the Jubilee of the NSW five pence stamp, 1855-1905

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sydney Philatelic Club
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1905
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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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Keys
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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A wooden sample of scribing

A wooden sample of scribing

George Henry Taylor collection
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Samples
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Mr George H. Taylor
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William Vth, Emperor of all the Kamerukians Breastplate

William Vth, Emperor of all the Kamerukians Breastplate

William of Kameruka collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Kameruka, New South Wales, Australia
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Captain John Lloyd
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1830
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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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The Birthday Gift.

The Birthday Gift.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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1834
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Purple miser's purse

Purple miser's purse

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1860
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Cream cotton unlined baby cap with broderie anglaise and drawn thread work

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Baby caps
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1860
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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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1834-1934 matchbox holder souvenir of the Melbourne and Victorian Centenary celebrations

1834-1934 matchbox holder souvenir of the Melbourne and Vict...

Reverend John Grosse collection
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Matchbox holders
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Reverend John Grosse
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1834
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Stanley 'Yankee' No.130A pump screwdriver with two bits

Stanley 'Yankee' No.130A pump screwdriver with two bits

George Henry Taylor collection
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Screwdrivers
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Sheffield, England
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Stanley
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1955
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Booklet titled 'Episodes - A Glimpse of Australia-Japan Relations 1859-1979'

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Thompson Family collection
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Japan
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1859
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Photographic glass plate positive depicting Aboriginal men standing in front of weatherboard building

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Richard Daintree collection
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Glass plate positives
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Queensland, Australia
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Richard Daintree
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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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Scraper hone

Scraper hone

George Henry Taylor collection
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Post Office, Melbourne, in the 'Fifties'

Post Office, Melbourne, in the 'Fifties'

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1850
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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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Tool pad

Tool pad

George Henry Taylor collection
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Standard Peck gun-metal grain measure

Standard Peck gun-metal grain measure

Geoff Gray collection
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London, England
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NSW Government
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1832
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Plane iron

Plane iron

George Henry Taylor collection
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Plane irons
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Letter - Commandants' Office, Port Arthur, 6 February 1846

Letter - Commandants' Office, Port Arthur, 6 February 1846

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Letters
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1846
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Amalgamated Society of Engineers - diagramatic key to union emblem

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Andrew Reeves collection no. 5
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Instructional documents
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1852
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Granted for Gallant and Faithful Services

Granted for Gallant and Faithful Services

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Medals
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London, England
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Hardy Bros, Silversmiths and Jewellers
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1875
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Clear glass bowl to commemorate Australia's Centenary in 1888

Clear glass bowl to commemorate Australia's Centenary in 188...

Terence Lane collection
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Commemorative plates
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Sunderland, England
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Greener & Co
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1887
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Bead plane used during the construction of Old Parliament House

Bead plane used during the construction of Old Parliament Ho...

George Henry Taylor collection
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Bead 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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Woven split cane bicornual [bicornuate] basket made in the Cairns district

Woven split cane bicornual [bicornuate] basket made in the C...

JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 1
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Baskets
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1850
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Lead finial for gaol fence

Lead finial for gaol fence

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Finials
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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19th Century folk art diorama which portrays Governor William Bligh's arrest during the Rum Rebellion in 1808

19th Century folk art diorama which portrays Governor Willia...

Sotheby's collection no. 2
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Dioramas
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Australia
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Unknown
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1808
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Wooden footstool with tapestry top that commemorates the establishment of Lucini & Co in Melbourne, Victoria, 1853

Wooden footstool with tapestry top that commemorates the est...

Joseph Andreallo collection no. 1
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Footstools
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Italy
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Unknown
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1858
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Boomerang, attributed to King Billy, Geelong, 1800s

Boomerang, attributed to King Billy, Geelong, 1800s

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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1800
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Exercise area No. 2, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Exercise area No. 2, 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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Standard Bushel gun-metal grain measure

Standard Bushel gun-metal grain measure

Geoff Gray collection
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Measures
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London, England
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Lannon Harley
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1832
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Book titled 'A Short Account of the Character and Labours of The Rev Samuel Marsden'

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Samuel Marsden collection
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Biographies
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Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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B Isaacs
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1844
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Dovetail jig

Dovetail jig

George Henry Taylor collection
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Jigs
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Mr George H. Taylor
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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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Loseby Two Day Marine Chronometer No 109, with accessories in a wooden case

Loseby Two Day Marine Chronometer No 109, with accessories i...

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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Bridge Street, looking east

Bridge Street, looking east

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1849
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Photograph of the construction of Old Parliament House

Photograph of the construction of Old Parliament House

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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Drill

Drill

George Henry Taylor collection
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Australia
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Stanley
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Byron Tales Vol 2

Byron Tales Vol 2

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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1837
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Retractable measuring tape with imperial markings

Retractable measuring tape with imperial markings

George Henry Taylor collection
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Tape measures
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Germany
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Woodwork samples

Woodwork samples

George Henry Taylor collection
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Portrait of Alice Gibson, by Myra Felton, 1860's

Portrait of Alice Gibson, by Myra Felton, 1860's

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Pastel drawings
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Myra Felton
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1860
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Single leaf of paper with a handwritten poem titled 'Fluffy'

Single leaf of paper with a handwritten poem titled 'Fluffy'

Alfred Ronalds collection
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Manuscripts
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England
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Alfred Ronalds
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1836
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Spokeshave

Spokeshave

George Henry Taylor collection
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Spokeshaves
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Mr George H. Taylor
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The Epicurean.  A Tale and Alciphron.

The Epicurean. A Tale and Alciphron.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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1838
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