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Hand-operated paper embossing machine used by the Australian Customs Service

Hand-operated paper embossing machine used by the Australian...

ER Skipper collection
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Embossing machines
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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P J King, General Engraver Die Sinker
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1901
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Australia Day, Mundoora, 24 July 1918

Australia Day, Mundoora, 24 July 1918

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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Mundoora, South Australia, Australia
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Australian Red Cross Society
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1918
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Dent Two Day Marine Chronometer No 46982 in wooden case

Dent Two Day Marine Chronometer No 46982 in wooden case

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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Dent & Co
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1895
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1947 horse-drawn milk cart

1947 horse-drawn milk cart

Lincoln Park Dairy collection
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Horse carts
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Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
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Mr William J. Knight
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1947
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Tintype portrait of a young woman 1880s

Tintype portrait of a young woman 1880s

Bothwell Museum collection
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Tintypes
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Bothwell Museum
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1880
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Mamen slinging antelope on to 'Brown' Jan 1915

Mamen slinging antelope on to 'Brown' Jan 1915

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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A Walk on the Peak Hong Kong Sept 1921

A Walk on the Peak Hong Kong Sept 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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Overdale St & Sinclar Drive, Glasgow

Overdale St & Sinclar Drive, Glasgow

Jack Russel Greenham collection
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Photographic postcards
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Glasgow, Scotland
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M D & Co Ltd
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1905
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Pair of spurs from Light Horse uniform

Pair of spurs from Light Horse uniform

James Taylor Light Horse collection
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Military equipment
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Sergeant James S. Taylor
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1913
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Colourised photographic postcard of Neutral Bay, NSW

Colourised photographic postcard of Neutral Bay, 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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Poster titled 'The Sydney Morning Herald, Australia, history and development'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Sydney Morning Herald
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A raft, with a covered area, on a river or lake with steep mountains at the water's edge.

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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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View of Peking, Looking NW from the Drum Tower, January 1915

View of Peking, Looking NW from the Drum Tower, January 1915

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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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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First day envelopes
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1984
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Diary of George Dovers, Antarctica 1911-1913

Diary of George Dovers, Antarctica 1911-1913

George and Robert Dovers collection
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Diaries
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Antarctica
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George H. Dovers
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1911
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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'

White canvas post bag, printed with 'Postmaster General Aust...

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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Koala imposed on a gum leaf, with some Sturt Desert Peas. Good Wishes for A Bright and Happy Christmas

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1918
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Tea tables in the open air. always largely patronized largely by coolies etc. Kalgan 14.3.1914

Tea tables in the open air. always largely patronized largel...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Entrance to Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Entrance to Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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York Street, Sydney, NSW

York Street, Sydney, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1913
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Clear moulded stem glass

Clear moulded stem glass

Andrew Reeves and Helen Parrott collection
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Champagne glasses
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United States of America
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The Libbey Glass Company
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1892
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Photographic postcard of big gun practice in Middle Head, Sydney NSW

Photographic postcard of big gun practice in Middle Head, Sy...

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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View of one of the lakes near Yunnanfu - 11.7.1917

View of one of the lakes near Yunnanfu - 11.7.1917

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Rectangular aluminium sign with a wooden backing and

Rectangular aluminium sign with a wooden backing and "Canber...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Signs
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Envelope and letter sent from Robert Lionel Faithfull, 15 November 1881

Envelope and letter sent from Robert Lionel Faithfull, 15 No...

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Letters
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Narrandera, New South Wales, Australia
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Robert L. Faithfull
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1881
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Club

Club

L and T Hackney collection
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Clubs
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1900
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Panorama of Pall Mall, Bendigo, Victoria

Panorama of Pall Mall, Bendigo, Victoria

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Bridge over a river

Bridge over a river

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Barraud No 2/901 chronometer with Poole's auxiliary compensated balance

Barraud No 2/901 chronometer with Poole's auxiliary compensa...

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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Prouds Ltd, Diamond Merchants & Jewellers
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1820
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Australia Day 1918, Belalie North

Australia Day 1918, Belalie North

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Commemorative badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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1918
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Brown wooden wall telephone with a black plastic handset

Brown wooden wall telephone with a black plastic handset

Australia Post Historical collection
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Wall telephones
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England
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1936
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Hospital Day fundraising badge

Hospital Day fundraising badge

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Commemorative badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Cheer-Up Society
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1914
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Prison door lock

Prison door lock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Door locks
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Collection of sewing implements in a rectangular plastic box with a clear plastic lid and a cream coloured plastic base

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Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Sewing equipment
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Muriel E. McPhee
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1916
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Square brown fabric-coated suitcase and a card baggage label