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Glass plate negative - An episode in the great fire ceremony, Forrest River mission, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1916
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Thirteen sticks from Pick-Up-Sticks game

Thirteen sticks from Pick-Up-Sticks game

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Games
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Olav Schappacher
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1930
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Mayne's autograph book containing over 850 autographs of famous cricketers from England, Australia, Sth Africa, New Zealand, West Indies & Scotland covering the period 1907-1955

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Nanette Ward collection
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Autograph books
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Edgar R. Mayne
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1907
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Heroes and Wizards

Heroes and Wizards

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Books
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1939
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Vegemite Bar ANZAC t-shirt

Vegemite Bar ANZAC t-shirt

Brad West collection
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T-shirts
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Turkey
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Mr Brad West
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1998
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Luggage tag

Luggage tag

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Luggage
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Austria
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Mr Leopold 'Leo' Steger
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1938
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Petrol ration ticket

Petrol ration ticket

Irene Kopievsky Ben Chifley Tie collection
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Ration cards
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Australia
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Commonwealth Liquid Fuel Control Board
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1940
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Flower Sellers, Martin Place, Sydney

Flower Sellers, Martin Place, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Australia
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Tintype portrait of a young child

Tintype portrait of a young child

Bothwell Museum collection
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Bothwell Museum
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1880
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The sundowner

The sundowner

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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J Hutchings
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Sympathy card containing letter

Sympathy card containing letter

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1973
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Club

Club

FG Tonge collection
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Clubs
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Australia
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1970
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'Subject No.12 - Australia' bicentennial commemorative milk carton

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ACT Milk Authority collection
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Milk containers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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ACT Milk Authority
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1988
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting explorers Blaxland, Wentworth and Lawson

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Coles-Myer collection
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Commemorative medals
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Victoria, Australia
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Coles-Myer Ltd
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1813
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Hollow wooden smoking pipe, with remnants of adhesive both ends, and two holes drilled at one end

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Ursula McConnel collection
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Smoking pipes
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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1927
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River, and a red letter

River, and a red letter "M" inside a gold shield

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Plow plane iron

Plow plane iron

John Docker collection
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Plane irons
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Glasgow, Scotland
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Alex Mathieson & Son
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1920
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Two white linen pillow shams

Two white linen pillow shams

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Pillow shams
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1910
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Souvenir plate - for the cancelled royal visit, 1949

Souvenir plate - for the cancelled royal visit, 1949

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative plates
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Australia
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King George VI
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1949
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Leaflet titled 'The Monthly Magazine No.7 TARALGA, MARCH 1917 Gratis'

Leaflet titled 'The Monthly Magazine No.7 TARALGA, MARCH 191...

Reverend Canon HR Cavalier collection
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Leaflets
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Taralga, New South Wales, Australia
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Reverend F H. Stokes
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1917
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Female wicket keeper in a game of women's cricket

Female wicket keeper in a game of women's cricket

Ruby Lee collection
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Photographs
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Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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Bore gauge

Bore gauge

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Gauges
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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You can't hug a child with nuclear arms tea-towel

You can't hug a child with nuclear arms tea-towel

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Tea-towels
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Handmade doily

Handmade doily

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1930
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Film negative - Wet-weather hut of the unmarried men, headwaters of Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1928
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Iron stand

Iron stand

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Stands
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1920
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Australian rugby league cap, 1924

Australian rugby league cap, 1924

Vic Armbruster collection
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Caps
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Australia
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Vic Armbruster
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1924
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting the first Holden car

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Coles-Myer collection
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Commemorative medals
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Victoria, Australia
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Coles-Myer Ltd
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1948
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The Peace Bus; Driving for disarmament

The Peace Bus; Driving for disarmament

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1984
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Auntie Val's Blue Birds - 2GB

Auntie Val's Blue Birds - 2GB

Enid Treadgold collection
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Badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Angus & Coote, Jewellers
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1935
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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England
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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The Opium Smugglers: A True Story of Our Northern Seas

The Opium Smugglers: A True Story of Our Northern Seas

Philip MacFarlane collection
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Books
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ion L. Idriess
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1948
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Minton 'Kings Service' china side plate bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Side plates
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Book titled 'Wedding Dress 1740-1970' written by Madelaine Ginsburg

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Margot Child collection
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Books
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London, England
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Victoria and Albert Museum
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1740
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Bicentennial Memento for School Students

Bicentennial Memento for School Students

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Commemorative medallions
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Australia
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Australian Bicentennial Authority
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1988
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The plough, evening

The plough, evening

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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J Hutchings
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Australian Federated Union of Locomotive Enginemen, Victorian Division

Australian Federated Union of Locomotive Enginemen, Victoria...

Andrew Reeves collection no. 5
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Membership certificates
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Australia
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Australian Federated Union of Locomotive Enginemen
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1915
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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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Independence for Australia

Independence for Australia

Robert Darby collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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Mr Robert Darby
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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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Australian Bush Life: Waiting for the Coach

Australian Bush Life: Waiting for the Coach

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Jan Hendrik Scheltema
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Circular cotton doily with a 'Hairpin Work' lace fringe, made in Orbost, Victoria, in the late 1800s