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Red metal post box on four legs

Red metal post box on four legs

Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1930
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Round clear glass inkwell with a recessed sunburst pattern on the underside

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Inkwells
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Card in memoriam of Barbara Strachan Stool

Card in memoriam of Barbara Strachan Stool

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Mourning cards
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Rose Hill, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Barbara S. Stool
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1887
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Ceramic tobacco jar with lid, shaped as a dog

Ceramic tobacco jar with lid, shaped as a dog

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Tobacco jars
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1878
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Envelope and Christmas card sent from Robert Lionel Faithfull, 14 December 1878

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Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Christmas cards
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Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
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Robert L. Faithfull
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1878
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Wooden stick used for washing clothes

Wooden stick used for washing clothes

Lorna Huxtable collection
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Copper sticks
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Louise E. Barrenger
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1882
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Royal Commissions

Royal Commissions

Bruce Petty collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Bruce Petty
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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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Receipt issued to Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 1878

Receipt issued to Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 1878

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Receipts
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1878
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Model spear

Model spear

JC Le Souef collection
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Small scale models
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Elwood, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Albert A. Le Souef
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1868
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Springfield Shearers, 1880.

Springfield Shearers, 1880.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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1880
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Tirranna Race Club Programme, 1880

Tirranna Race Club Programme, 1880

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Programs
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1880
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Trentham Falls

Trentham Falls

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Victoria, Australia
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In memoriam card

In memoriam card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Mrs Margot Child
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1878
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Medallion presented to Bransby Beauchamp Cooper after England vs Victoria cricket tour match, 1873

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Bransby Beauchamp Cooper collection
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Medallions
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Victoria, Australia
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Bransby B. Cooper
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1873
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Set of nine metal weights

Set of nine metal weights

Australia Post Historical collection
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Weights
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Metal peg - prison cell fixture

Metal peg - prison cell fixture

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Building materials
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Colourised photographic postcard of Watson's Bay and Pier

Colourised photographic postcard of Watson's Bay and Pier

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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'Brisbane River and Customs House, Brisbane', No. 85, 1927

'Brisbane River and Customs House, Brisbane', No. 85, 1927

Joyce Knife collection
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Cigarette cards
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England
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Queensland Government Tourist Bureau
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1927
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New South Wales Postal Service cylindrical red cast iron post box

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Triggs & Marr, Sydney
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1870
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Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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Pages 17 to 20 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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Letter to Andrew Faithfull Gibson, Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 23 December 1878

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Tirranna Race Club collection
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Letters
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1878
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Road map of Victoria, 1933

Road map of Victoria, 1933

Frank and John Burdett collection
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Road maps
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Victoria, Australia
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1933
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Chinese Immigrants regulation Act of 1877 document, Queensland 1887

Chinese Immigrants regulation Act of 1877 document, Queensla...

Chinese in Australia Rare Books collection
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Government records
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1887
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But Seriously Though!

But Seriously Though!

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1999
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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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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 Victorian Mallee River Traffic report, 1932

The Victorian Mallee River Traffic report, 1932

Mudgee Historical Society collection
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Reports
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Murray River, , Australia
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Mr Henry H. Dare
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1933
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White canvas post bag, printed with 'Postmaster General Australia, inaugural flight, Boeing 707 Jet Service, Sydney-Honolulu, 29 July 1959, QANTAS Empire Airways'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Australia Post
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1959
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Digging stick

Digging stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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Digging sticks
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Victoria, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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'Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, NSW', No. 2, 1925

'Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, NSW', No. 2, 1925

Joyce Knife collection
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Cigarette cards
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England
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New South Wales Government Tourist Bureau
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1925
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A Chinese garden in Victoria

A Chinese garden in Victoria