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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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Gt. Collins St., looking West, from Russell 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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Mallet made from jarrah

Mallet made from jarrah

George Henry Taylor collection
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Mallets
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Mr George H. Taylor
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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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Stanley No.73 10-inch ratchet brace

Stanley No.73 10-inch ratchet brace

George Henry Taylor collection
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Ratchet braces
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Stanley
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Four unused centenary re-issue of the first postage stamps produced in Australia, 1950

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Third Great Seal of New South Wales collection
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Postage stamps
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Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1950
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Felt bag

Felt bag

George Henry Taylor collection
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Bags
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Clare, South Australia, Australia
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Clare Agricultural & Horticultural Society
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1936
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Rabbet plane

Rabbet plane

George Henry Taylor collection
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Planes
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Mr George H. Taylor
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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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Stanley
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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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Paved area leading to cells Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Paved area leading to cells 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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Pearl brooch given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her husband on their wedding anniversary in 1826

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Diana Baxter collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1826
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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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Souvenir mug - Bicentenary of Australia

Souvenir mug - Bicentenary of Australia

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative mugs
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Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1788
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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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Letter from Alexander Mussen to Thomas Mussen, February 1856

Letter from Alexander Mussen to Thomas Mussen, February 1856

Alexander Mussen collection
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Alexander Mussen
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Letter - Sworn statement by John Dunn, 16 May 1844

Letter - Sworn statement by John Dunn, 16 May 1844

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1844
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Three-panel mural of postage stamps, which depicts the flag-raising ceremony at Sydney Cove in 1788, Bicentenary of Australia, 1788-1988

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Garnet Watkins collection
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Murals
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Bentley, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Alban Watkins
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1981
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Gt. Collins St., looking East, from Wesleyan Chapel, Melbourne, in the 'Fifties'.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1850
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Scribing knife

Scribing knife

George Henry Taylor collection
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Woodworking tools
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Princes Bridge & City Terminus of M. & H.B. Railway, Melbourne, in the 'Fifties'.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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M & HB Railway Company
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1850
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Portrait photograph of Mr John Cumming, by Batchelder & Co East Melbourne

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Jane Webster collection
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Cartes-de-visite
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East Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Batchelder & Co
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1865
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Giants of the Game

Giants of the Game

Nanette Ward collection
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Books
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London, England
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Hon H R. Lyttelton
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1856
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Tirranna Race Club account book, 1855 to 1867

Tirranna Race Club account book, 1855 to 1867

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Account books
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1855
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Wooden walking stick carved by Aborigines and presented to Reverend Hungerford in 1852

Wooden walking stick carved by Aborigines and presented to R...

JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 1
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Walking-sticks
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Northern New England, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1852
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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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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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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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1850
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The University of Melbourne, in the 'Fifties'

The University of 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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University of Melbourne
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1850
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Keyhole saw

Keyhole saw

George Henry Taylor collection
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Keyhole saws
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Mr George H. Taylor
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1915
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Rabbet plane

Rabbet plane

George Henry Taylor collection
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Planes
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Sandpaper block

Sandpaper block

George Henry Taylor collection
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Joinery tools
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Album of pressed seaweed specimens collected by Charles Morrison around Port Phillip Bay, 1852 -1882

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Charles Morrison collection
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Botanical specimens
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Port Phillip Bay, Victoria, Australia
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Charles Morrison
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1852
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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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Bevel

Bevel

George Henry Taylor collection
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Bevels
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Mr George H. Taylor
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1900
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Wooden sword club made in the Cardwell district of Queensland

Wooden sword club made in the Cardwell district of Queenslan...

JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 1
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Clubs
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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1850
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Clear glass plate marked Advance Australia, to commemorate Australia's centenary in 1888

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Terence Lane collection
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Commemorative plates
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England
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1887
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Rabone Chesterman No.1380 boxwood folding rule

Rabone Chesterman No.1380 boxwood folding rule

George Henry Taylor collection
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Folding rules
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England
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John Rabone & Son
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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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Bunch of keys marked HM Prison Campbell St Hobart 1834-1966

Bunch of keys marked HM Prison Campbell St Hobart 1834-1966

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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Letter addressed to William Pitt Faithfull, 6 May 1856

Letter addressed to William Pitt Faithfull, 6 May 1856

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Letters
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Government House, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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William P. Faithfull
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1856
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Approach to Richmond, from North Bank of Yarra Yarra, in the 'Fifties'

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1850
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Certificates
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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South Australian Chamber of Manufacturers
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1936
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Stanley roofing square

Stanley roofing square

George Henry Taylor collection
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Squares
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Stanley
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Poster titled 'Post Office communication services are vital to the development of Australian industries'

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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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The King's School Magazine 1902

The King's School Magazine 1902

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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School magazines
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1865
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British Military Pioneer Other Ranks Sword, used by Lieutenant Thomas Quinn, 73rd Regiment (ret), in Van Diemens Land

British Military Pioneer Other Ranks Sword, used by Lieutena...

Neil Martin collection
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Swords
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England
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Mr Thomas Quinn
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1820
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Standard Half Bushel gun-metal grain measure

Standard Half Bushel gun-metal grain measure

Geoff Gray collection
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Measures
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London, England
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NSW Government
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1832
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Bevel

Bevel

George Henry Taylor collection
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Bevels
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Southington, Connecticut, United States of America
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Henry Disston & Sons
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1935
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Certificates
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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South Australian Chamber of Manufacturers
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1936
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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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Candlesticks
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Australia
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Henry Steiner
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1860
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Scraper

Scraper

George Henry Taylor collection
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Scrapers
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Mr George H. Taylor
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'The Australian Sketchbook' by Samuel Thomas Gill (STG), Hamel & Ferguson, Melbourne, 1865

'The Australian Sketchbook' by Samuel Thomas Gill (STG), Ham...

S.T. Gill collection
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Art books
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Samuel T. Gill
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1865
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Harvest of Endurance: A History of the Chinese in Australia 1788-1988

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Australia-China Friendship Society collection
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Scrolls
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Australia
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Mr Mo Xiangyi
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1987
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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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Cream-coloured partial dance program 'VICTORIA BARRACKS [Military & Civil Cricket Club Ball], 4th October 1865'

Cream-coloured partial dance program 'VICTORIA BARRACKS [Mil...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dance programs
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Military & Civil Cricket Club
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1865
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Chinese labour indenture certificate between Ng Hong and J B Simpson issued in Sydney in 1851

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Tim McCormick collection
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Indentures
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ng Hong
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1851
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Portrait of Ann Deane, by Myra Felton, 1860s

Portrait of Ann Deane, by Myra Felton, 1860s

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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