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Card with an illustration of a mermaid

Card with an illustration of a mermaid

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Oak oil stone

Oak oil stone

George Henry Taylor collection
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Sharpening stones
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr George H. Taylor
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1790
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University of Glasgow No. 5 Ticket 1822 for the Public Logic Clasf [sic]

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James Sprent collection
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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Mrs Margot Child
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Poster titled 'School Project Sheet No.1, 'Communications : the telephone'

Poster titled 'School Project Sheet No.1, 'Communications : ...

Australia Post Historical collection
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WAX BASE. Card with formulae for theatrical cosmetics

WAX BASE. Card with formulae for theatrical cosmetics

Herbert Browne collection
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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Mrs Margot Child
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Congratulations

Congratulations

Margot Child collection
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Mrs Margot Child
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1977
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"FIRST PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1907, A., P., AND H SOCIETY

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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1907
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Envelope and letter sent from Robert Lionel Faithfull, 14 January 1878

Envelope and letter sent from Robert Lionel Faithfull, 14 Ja...

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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1878
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Australia Post poster captioned 'We Deliver'

Australia Post poster captioned 'We Deliver'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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1980
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Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1885

Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1885

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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1885
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Oil on linen portrait of the racehorse 'Jorrocks'

Oil on linen portrait of the racehorse 'Jorrocks'

Jorrocks collection
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Unknown Artist
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1840
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Gift card

Gift card

Parsons collection
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Registration card - Bonegilla Reception and Training Centre

Registration card - Bonegilla Reception and Training Centre

Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Bonegilla, Victoria, Australia
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1953
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Note of thanks for sympathy card

Note of thanks for sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Mrs Margot Child
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1980
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Photographic postcard of Sydney Harbour from Kirribilli Point, NSW

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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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Single-furrow horse-drawn plough used by experimental wheat breeder William Farrer

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Barbara Tong collection
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Ploughs
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Lambrigg Station, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1880
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Poster titled 'Post early this Christmas'

Poster titled 'Post early this Christmas'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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An original Handpainted Pitjantjatjara Work of Art Kaltjiti Craft Fregon

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Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Fregon, South Australia, Australia
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Barbara Baker
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1994
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Metal plate inscribed with Christmas greetings

Metal plate inscribed with Christmas greetings

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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Wedding anniversary card

Wedding anniversary card

Margot Child collection
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United Kingdom
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Government House

Government House

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Government House, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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NSW Government
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1849
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Woven split cane bicornual [bicornuate] basket made in the Cairns district

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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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Special Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, Wagga Wagga, 1887

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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1887
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Card with inscribed message

Card with inscribed message

Hazel Hooton and Elizabeth Gibson collection
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Hazel Hooton
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1918
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Wedding guest card

Wedding guest card

Stella Taber collection
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Wedding aniversary card

Wedding aniversary card

Margot Child collection
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Ogden Smiths Mermaid fishing fly

Ogden Smiths Mermaid fishing fly

Gidleigh Collection
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Fishing lures
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London, England
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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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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Envelope for a copy of the Jerilderie Letter, which was originally written by Ned Kelly

Envelope for a copy of the Jerilderie Letter, which was orig...

Christies Auction collection
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Envelopes
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Stringybark Creek, Victoria, Australia
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Edward 'Ned' Kelly
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1879
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Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Australia Post Historical collection
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In memoriam card

In memoriam card

Margot Child collection
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1886
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Card of Interlaken and Jungfrau, July 1914

Card of Interlaken and Jungfrau, July 1914

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Interlaken, Bern, Switzerland
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1914
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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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1937
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Rectangular sticker with a royal crown and

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Stickers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company
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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'

Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with '50th anniversary air m...

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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Second Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, Wagga Wagga, 1889

Second Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, W...

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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1889
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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Framed compilation of photographic portraits of the Australian XI Cricket Team, 1878

Framed compilation of photographic portraits of the Australi...

Dave Gregory collection
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Portrait photographs
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Thomas F. Chuck
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1878
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Postcard featuring Law Courts, Melbourne

Postcard featuring Law Courts, Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne Law Courts, Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1874
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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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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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Yass Spring Show, 1906, Second Prize

Yass Spring Show, 1906, Second Prize

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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1906
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Letter sent from Robert Lionel Faithfull, 18 July 1878

Letter sent from Robert Lionel Faithfull, 18 July 1878

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Belfast, Northern Ireland
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Robert L. Faithfull
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1878
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Letter notifying William Moore of his clearance from the Traralgon Lodge on 28th November 1887

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John Moore collection
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1887
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Card with silk ribbon

Card with silk ribbon

Hazel Hooton and Elizabeth Gibson collection
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Hazel Hooton
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1918
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Note of thanks for sympathy card

Note of thanks for sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1978
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Congratulations card

Congratulations card

Margot Child collection
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Mrs Margot Child
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