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Clear glass rectangular inkstand with an inkwell in the centre

Clear glass rectangular inkstand with an inkwell in the cent...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Inkstands
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N.S.W. Country Press Association

N.S.W. Country Press Association

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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New South Wales, Australia
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N.S.W. Country Press Association
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1920
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Letter sent from Robert Lionel Faithfull, 25 November 1876

Letter sent from Robert Lionel Faithfull, 25 November 1876

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Letters
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New York, United States of America
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Robert L. Faithfull
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1876
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QSL card for VK2HH

QSL card for VK2HH

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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1936
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Suitcase covered with brown lacquered-hessian over molded composite wooden boards

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Marion Douglas and Pamela Yonge collection
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Suitcases
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Walter H. Eddison
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1913
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Five show badges from various Agricultural and Horticultural Associations in NSW

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Colledge Family collection
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Badges
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New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1923
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Yoo-long Erah-ba-diang.6

Yoo-long Erah-ba-diang.6

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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Thomas Watling
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1804
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Knife made from a ground-down flat file, with a corn cob handle, as used by swagmen in the Depression era

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Paul Watts collection
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Knives
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Gatton, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Paul Watts
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1986
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Oil can with tapered spout

Oil can with tapered spout

John Docker collection
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Oil cans
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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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Teaspoon

Teaspoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Teaspoons
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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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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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Gould League of Bird Lovers, New South Wales, membership certificate to Bill Sutton

Gould League of Bird Lovers, New South Wales, membership cer...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Membership certificates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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F B. Rodriguez
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1940
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Cartoon titled 'Automation' depicting Sir Eric Harrison and Sir Robert Menzies

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Sir Eric Harrison collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Norm Mitchell
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1938
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QSL card for VK2AP

QSL card for VK2AP

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1936
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Nouvelle-Hollande; Port-Jackson: ceremonie de l'enterrement des sauvages -

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The Christensen Fund collection no. 2
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Prints
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New South Wales, Australia
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Marchais
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1820
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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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Kitchen knife

Kitchen knife

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Kitchen knives
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Sheffield, England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1940
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Tin egg slice

Tin egg slice

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Eggslices
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Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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Election leaflet for Al Grassby

Election leaflet for Al Grassby

Al Grassby collection
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Leaflets
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Griffith, New South Wales, Australia
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Hon Al J. Grassby
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1968
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Resin sample

Resin sample

Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum collection
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Specimens
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New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1969
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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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War Relief fundraising certificate issued to May Knowles in 1944

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People's Paraphernalia collection no. 8
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Certificates
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Victorian Department of Education
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1944
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Kitchen spoon

Kitchen spoon

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Tablespoons
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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Wooden dentist instrument cabinet owned by Len Uren

Wooden dentist instrument cabinet owned by Len Uren

Len Uren collection
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Cabinets
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London, England
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Cash & Sons
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1920
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Cartoon titled 'Eject Eject'.

Cartoon titled 'Eject Eject'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Vincent 'Vince' O'Farrell
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2001
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Pick

Pick

Claude Dunshea collection no. 1
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Picks
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Shoalhaven Gorge, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Claude Dunshea
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1930
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QSL card for VK2UB

QSL card for VK2UB

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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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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Flip a Coin

Flip a Coin

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Peter Lewis
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1998
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1997 Royal Australian Mint Proof Coin Set

1997 Royal Australian Mint Proof Coin Set

Royal Australian Mint collection no. 2
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Coin proof sets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Royal Australian Mint
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1997
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Steel lister with three teeth used at 'Rocky Plains' via Berridale

Steel lister with three teeth used at 'Rocky Plains' via Ber...

Tony Preston collection no. 4
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Shearing equipment
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Berridale, New South Wales, Australia
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Neil Woodhouse
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1910
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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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Wild flowers, New South Wales

Wild flowers, New South Wales

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Melaleuca squarrosa

Melaleuca squarrosa

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1876
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ACME 'Invincible' clothes wringer

ACME 'Invincible' clothes wringer

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes wringers
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Glasgow, Scotland
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ACME Manufacturing Co
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1900
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Boomerang with signatures of Lake Tyers World War II veterans

Boomerang with signatures of Lake Tyers World War II veteran...