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Billardiera cymosa

Billardiera cymosa

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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Ceramic umbrella stand in the form of a kangaroo, made by Doulton, England, 1885

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Terence Lane collection
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Umbrella stands
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Lambeth, London, England
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George Tinworth
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1885
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CHOGM CUBE!

CHOGM CUBE!

Geoff Hook collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Geoffrey R. Hook
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1981
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Glass jar containing crystalised yellow and orange coloured fragments of gum arabic

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Jars
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Confirmation card for Jessie Ann Gore

Confirmation card for Jessie Ann Gore

Gallaway-Gore collection
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Cards
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1876
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Poster titled 'The Sydney Morning Herald, Australia, history and development'

Poster titled 'The Sydney Morning Herald, Australia, history...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Sydney Morning Herald
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Pearl brooch given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her husband on their wedding anniversary in 1826

Pearl brooch given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her hu...

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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Note paper from Felton, Grimwade & Co., Melbourne with annotations.

Note paper from Felton, Grimwade & Co., Melbourne with annot...

Dods Violin and Viola collection
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Notes
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr William W. Dods
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1920
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Large fleece of superfine wool from the Macarthur merino flock, Camden Park, Sydney

Large fleece of superfine wool from the Macarthur merino flo...

Ermenegildo Zegna collection no. 1
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Wool specimens
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Camden Park, New South Wales, Australia
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John Macarthur
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1988
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Letter sent from William Pitt Faithfull, 21 August 1876

Letter sent from William Pitt Faithfull, 21 August 1876

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Letters
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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William P. Faithfull
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1876
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Leptorrhyncus Tenuifolius

Leptorrhyncus Tenuifolius

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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1875
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Official Programme for the athletics on the 27th of November at the XVI Olympiad

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 3
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Programs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian Olympic Commitee
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1956
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Warden sitting in the main chair in the Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Warden sitting in the main chair in the Campbell Street Pris...

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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I'll be there at New Parliament House, National Gathering Canberra May 7-8 '88

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National Gathering of Christians collection
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Stickers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Pemara
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1988
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Australian Plants - title page

Australian Plants - title page

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Titlepages
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1875
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Be it ever so ugly...

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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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Sandhurst Industrial Exhibition 1879 'Crayon Drawgs'

Sandhurst Industrial Exhibition 1879 'Crayon Drawgs'

David Allen medals collection
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Medals
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1879
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Tricoryne Elatior

Tricoryne Elatior

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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1873
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Cadbury's Chocolates, Olympic Games, Melbourne 1956

Cadbury's Chocolates, Olympic Games, Melbourne 1956

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 3
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Chocolate boxes
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian Olympic Commitee
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1956
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Brass fastening pin for latch

Brass fastening pin for latch

Department of Defence collection
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Fasteners
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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Princes Bridge, Melbourne

Princes Bridge, Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Pages 25 to 28 of the copy of the Jerilderie Letter, which was originally composed by Ned Kelly

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Christies Auction collection
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Letters
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Stringybark Creek, Victoria, Australia
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Edward 'Ned' Kelly
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1879
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Program for the Football Final and Closing Ceremony, XVIth Olympiad Melbourne, 1956

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 3
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Programs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian Olympic Commitee
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1956
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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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Princes Bridge, Melbourne

Princes Bridge, Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Geelong Industrial and Juvenile Exhibition 1879-80 medallion awarded to Wilhelm Greiffenhagen

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Wilhelm Greiffenhagen collection
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Medallions
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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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1880
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Wooden boomerang bound with split cane and covered with adhesive and pigment in four places

Wooden boomerang bound with split cane and covered with adhe...

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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Pair of worn brown leather gloves worn by non-denominational missionary Ernest Kramer

Pair of worn brown leather gloves worn by non-denominational...

Colin, Faith and Mary Kramer collection
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Gloves
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England
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Mr Ernest Kramer
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1935
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Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with '50th anniversary air mail covers re-enactment flight first official air mail Australia - New Zealand 1934-1984...11th April 1984'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1984
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Mind the step

Mind the step

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Geoffrey R. Hook
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1997
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Princes Bridge, Melbourne

Princes Bridge, Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Great Britain
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Pomaderris elliptica

Pomaderris elliptica

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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Pearl Faithfull wearing a pale-coloured dress

Pearl Faithfull wearing a pale-coloured dress

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Portrait photographs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Inez & Nina Hicks
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Information for Pasengers from Commonwealth and Aberdeen Line

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Amy Hudson collection
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Booklets
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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HJR & L
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1935
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Stock Exchange and Collins Street, Melbourne

Stock Exchange and Collins Street, Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Germany
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Prison warden, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Prison warden, 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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View on the upper Mitta Mitta

View on the upper Mitta Mitta

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Eugene von Guerard
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1864
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Prison truncheon, about 1940