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Wedding aniversary card

Wedding aniversary card

Margot Child collection
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Mrs Margot Child
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Arnolds Ink bottle

Arnolds Ink bottle

Australia Post Historical collection
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CARMINE 3. Card with formulae for theatrical cosmetics

CARMINE 3. Card with formulae for theatrical cosmetics

Herbert Browne collection
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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1973
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Set of nine metal weights

Set of nine metal weights

Australia Post Historical collection
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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1937
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British Military Issue Pattern 1842 Musket, or New Line, Socket Bayonet, used by Lieutenant Thomas Quinn, 73rd Regiment (ret), in Van Diemens Land

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Neil Martin collection
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Socket bayonets
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England
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George Salter & Co
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1844
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Art of the Time greeting card

Art of the Time greeting card

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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Kevin Levi
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1992
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New South Wales Postal Service red painted metal pillar box with an arched top

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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 & Taylor, Sydney
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1875
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"SECOND PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1908, A., P., AND H SOCIETY"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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1908
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Second Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, Wagga Wagga, 1889

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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1889
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With compliments card from the Minister of State for Air

With compliments card from the Minister of State for Air

Parsons collection
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Letter sent from Robert Lionel Faithfull, 25 January 1878

Letter sent from Robert Lionel Faithfull, 25 January 1878

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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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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Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with 'Australia's First Airmail, 1914-1964, 50th Anniversary Flight'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1964
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Ansonia Parisian parlour clock with an ornate wood and glass case

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Doris Grattan collection
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Shelf clocks
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New York, United States of America
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Ansonia Clock Company
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1879
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Elastic octapus strap

Elastic octapus strap

Alex Colley collection
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Fasteners
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Mrs Dorothy 'Dot' Butler
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Quayside fish stall Whitby circa 1880

Quayside fish stall Whitby circa 1880

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Frank M. Sutcliffe
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1880
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Place card

Place card

Margot Child collection
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1977
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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You chaps make for cover - this may be a booby trap!

You chaps make for cover - this may be a booby trap!

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Stone hatchet hafted in bent wood

Stone hatchet hafted in bent wood

JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 1
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Hatchets
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Dirranbandi, Queensland, Australia
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1850
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Second prize card awarded at the Yass Spring Show, 1906

Second prize card awarded at the Yass Spring Show, 1906

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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1906
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A Pigeon's letter

A Pigeon's letter

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company Limited
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Aboriginal breastplate for U Robert, King of Big Leather and Big River Tribes

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Edmund Milne collection
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Gwydir River, New South Wales, Australia
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1800
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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United Kingdom
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Some Little Surprises From Katoomba

Some Little Surprises From Katoomba

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Gympie, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Colourised photographic postcard of Mosman's Bay

Colourised photographic postcard of Mosman's Bay

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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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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Wedding guest card

Wedding guest card

Stella Taber collection
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Wedding congratulations card

Wedding congratulations card

Margot Child collection
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Wedding anniversary card

Wedding anniversary card

Margot Child collection
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United Kingdom
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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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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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Wedding acceptance

Wedding acceptance

Margot Child collection
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Congratulations card

Congratulations card

Margot Child collection
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Envelope for a copy of the Jerilderie Letter, which was originally written by Ned Kelly

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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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Congratulations card

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Margot Child collection
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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Australia
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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Congratulations card

Congratulations card

Margot Child collection
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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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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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Thomas Daniel
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1887
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Bag featuring Berlin woolwork with silk

Bag featuring Berlin woolwork with silk

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Evening bags
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1870
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First day cover celebrating the centennary of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church, Thursday Island

First day cover celebrating the centennary of Our Lady of th...

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1984
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Photographic postcard of Fairy Bower, Manly, NSW

Photographic postcard of Fairy Bower, Manly, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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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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Wedding acceptance

Wedding acceptance