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Poster titled 'Help Australia - Help yourself... buy WAR SAVINGS STAMPS and CERTIFICATES'

Poster titled 'Help Australia - Help yourself... buy WAR SAV...

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 10
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Commonwealth of Australia
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1942
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A camel in difficulties - fallen on the slippery road with a load. Kalgan, Nov. 1914

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Drosera Whittackeri

Drosera Whittackeri

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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Linum marginale

Linum marginale

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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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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Randwick Freemasons 1921-1971

Randwick Freemasons 1921-1971

Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Commemorative badges
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Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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1921
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First Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1887

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1887
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Knife

Knife

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Knives
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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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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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Light brown silk faille bonnet with self fabric fringe and ruffles around face

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Bonnets
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1870
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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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White ceramic dinner plate with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dinner plate with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dinner plates
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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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Gawler Agricultural Horticultural & Floricultural Society 1902 'Seedsower Broadcast'

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David Allen medals collection
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Medals
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1902
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Leptospermum myrsinoides

Leptospermum myrsinoides

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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Booklet titled 'Worker's Compensation Act 1926-1954'

Booklet titled 'Worker's Compensation Act 1926-1954'

ET Fealy collection
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Booklets
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1926
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Wooden pack saddle consisting of an A-shaped timber frame with items attached by wire, chains and straps

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John Swain collection
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Saddles
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Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles Carter
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1933
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Lantern slide - View from the sea of Point Charles lighthouse, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Lantern slides
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1905
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Kalgan 10-10-1913 4 of our cigarette dealers and the Hawker boys who peddle their goods around the town

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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My God, My Father. Renew My Will From Day to Day ...

My God, My Father. Renew My Will From Day to Day ...

David Westcott collection no. 7
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Prayer cards
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1914
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Spherical crockery shard which is blue with tan coloured swirls

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Doris Nash collection
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Parkes, New South Wales, Australia
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1887
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'Billybook', a political cartoon book by Bulletin cartoonist David Low, 1918

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People's Paraphernalia collection no. 18
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Books
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Sir David A. Low
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1918
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Poster titled 'Telephone services link together the people of all nations'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Natives carrying parrots from Western Szechuan province for sale en route with final destination at Yunnanfu, Younnan province, Nov 1917

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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The burning of opium at Kalgan 16.6.1914

The burning of opium at Kalgan 16.6.1914

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Letter printed on yellow paper, titled '1984-A Year to Remember'

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1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Letters
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1984
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Vacola jar

Vacola jar

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Food preserving jars
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Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Mavis Bridle
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1930
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White ceramic dinner plate with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dinner plate with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dinner plates
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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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Typical Aboriginal woman

Typical Aboriginal woman

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1904
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"Commonwealth Savings Bank of Australia"

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising signs
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New South Wales, Australia
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Commonwealth Savings Bank of Australia
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1913
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Bridge with seven arches, in front of a mountain

Bridge with seven arches, in front of a mountain

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Photographic postcard of Middle Harbour, NSW

Photographic postcard of Middle Harbour, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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1884
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The Opium Smugglers: A True Story of Our Northern Seas

The Opium Smugglers: A True Story of Our Northern Seas

Philip MacFarlane collection
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Books
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ion L. Idriess
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1948
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Narrow white cardboard box containing 15 paper items

Narrow white cardboard box containing 15 paper items

Australia Post Historical collection
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Display boxes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1982
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Cream coloured tray cloth featuring a cross stitched design of a vase

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Table linen
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1936
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Letter from Under Secretary Department of Labour and Industry N.S.W to Colonel Spain, 8th December 1917

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Colonel Alfred Spain collection
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Letters
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Taronga Park, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Department of Labour and Industry
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1917
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Xmas Table at Drakes 1921

Xmas Table at Drakes 1921

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Club, attribted to the Sydney area, about 1900-1920

Club, attribted to the Sydney area, about 1900-1920

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Clubs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1900
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club Programme, 21 January 1887

Tirranna Picnic Race Club Programme, 21 January 1887

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Programs
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Thomas Daniel
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1887
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Box for Postmaster's Display Kit 29

Box for Postmaster's Display Kit 29

Australia Post Historical collection
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Display boxes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1982
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Cigarette leaving Yunnanfu per carriers

Cigarette leaving Yunnanfu per carriers

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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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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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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Bunch of prison keys and tags

Bunch of prison keys and tags

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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Knitting Patterns for Soldiers