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Rectangular red wooden post box with a sloped top, for newspapers and packets

Rectangular red wooden post box with a sloped top, for newsp...

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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1939
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Bohemian Dramatic Co Sydney & Melbourne - Beth Cole

Bohemian Dramatic Co Sydney & Melbourne - Beth Cole

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Fraser and Jenkinson
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Masonic Life Governor jewel

Masonic Life Governor jewel

Ronald L Gale Masonic collection no. 1
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Regalia
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ronald L. Gale
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A houseboat on water.

A houseboat on water.

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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Australian Aboriginals and Black Tracker

Australian Aboriginals and Black Tracker

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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Charles H. Kerry
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Commemorative coin designed by Nova Peris for the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games in a case

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Nova Peris collection
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Commemorative coins
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Nova Peris
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2000
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Dark burgundy velvet loose collar

Dark burgundy velvet loose collar

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Collars
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1880
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Cartoon showing a capitalist with a rolled up newspaper chasing an insect

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Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1998
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Exploring a Snow Cave, Kosciusko.

Exploring a Snow Cave, Kosciusko.

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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George St. and  G.P.O, Sydney, 1905

George St. and G.P.O, Sydney, 1905

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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Scenic veiw

Scenic veiw

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The race for the North Shore, Sydney

The race for the North Shore, Sydney

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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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Spirit level

Spirit level

John Docker collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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Pair of dark brown cotton knit stockings

Pair of dark brown cotton knit stockings

Olga Riet collection
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Stockings
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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Sydney.

Sydney.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Four men skiing.

Four men skiing.

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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Photographic postcard of Paramatta River at Drummoyne, NSW

Photographic postcard of Paramatta River at Drummoyne, 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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Portable folding bookmaker's board, which was used by Ted Eastman in Melbourne

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Ian Charles Tongue collection
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Gambling equipment
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Victoria, Australia
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Ted Eastman
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1930
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Snow covered mountain scenery.

Snow covered mountain scenery.

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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Copy of Stradivari's 'Maurin' violin, made by Australian mastercraftsman A E Smith in 1946

Copy of Stradivari's 'Maurin' violin, made by Australian mas...

EV Llewellyn collection
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Violins
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Arthur E. Smith
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1946
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Hately wheat collection

Hately wheat collection

Horse Era Museum collection no. 2
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Grains
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1886
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Wharfie's hook used by Aboriginal activist Joe McGinness when he worked on the wharves in Cairns, 1950s

Wharfie's hook used by Aboriginal activist Joe McGinness whe...

Joe McGinness collection
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Hooks
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Joe McGinness
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1950
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OPOSSUM.

OPOSSUM.

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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St John's C.E., Glebe

St John's C.E., Glebe

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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Mr Josef Lebovic
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GIANT TURPENTINE TREE.

GIANT TURPENTINE TREE.

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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Pair of snowshoes

Pair of snowshoes

Dane Wimbush collection
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Snowshoes
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Island Bend, Kosciusko National Park, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Dane Wimbush
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1950
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Table cloth and four serviettes, made from Irish linen and featuring embroidered playing card motifs

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Table linen
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1928
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Photograph of Alicia Walsh batting at indoor nets in Sydney

Photograph of Alicia Walsh batting at indoor nets in Sydney

Alicia Walsh collection
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Photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Alicia Walsh
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1936
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Rectangular fawn-coloured lacquered canvas suitcase with a red, yellow and black stripe pattern

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Colledge Family collection
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Suitcases
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Painting by Gordon Syron entitled 'Water hole of the sleepy lizard', 1983

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Paintings
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Gordon Syron
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1983
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From Emden to Sydney

From Emden to Sydney

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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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Portrait photograph of Avril Quail

Portrait photograph of Avril Quail

Jon Lewis collection
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Portrait photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Jon Lewis
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1986
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Just how Golden for the Oldies?

Just how Golden for the Oldies?

Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1998
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Radioactivity fades your genes

Radioactivity fades your genes

Movement Against Uranium Mining collection
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Stickers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Movement Against Uranium Mining
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1982
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Poster of mothers and babies in abstract design, by Sally Morgan, 'WE HAVE SURVIVED' series, 1988

Poster of mothers and babies in abstract design, by Sally Mo...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sally Morgan
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1988
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Sydney - Chief Secretary's Office

Sydney - Chief Secretary's Office

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Exchange Studios
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Portrait photograph of Melanie Dames

Portrait photograph of Melanie Dames

Jon Lewis collection
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Portrait photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Jon Lewis
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1986
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Kurrabooma, N.S.W. August, 1952

Kurrabooma, N.S.W. August, 1952

Noelle Sandwith collection no. 1
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Drawings
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Moree, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Noelle O. Sandwith
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1952
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Rucksack

Rucksack

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Backpacks
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr F A. Pallin
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1930
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S.S. Matunga

S.S. Matunga

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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1912
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A kindergarten set of building blocks

A kindergarten set of building blocks

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Toy blocks
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Brown leather child's saddle

Brown leather child's saddle

Gidleigh collection
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Saddles
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Belt

Belt

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Belts
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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1912
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Metal teaspoon

Metal teaspoon

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Teaspoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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North Head Quarantine Station
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Harvest of Endurance: A History of the Chinese in Australia 1788-1988

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Australia-China Friendship Society collection
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Scrolls
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Australia
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Mr Mo Xiangyi
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1987
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Cartoon shows John Howard with a cricket bat standing in a row boat

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Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1998
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Sydney Observatory, Sydney

Sydney Observatory, Sydney

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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Miss E. Kershler
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Souvenir plate - Bicentenary of Australia

Souvenir plate - Bicentenary of Australia

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative plates
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Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1788
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Stylised image of an African woman with a raised fist.

Stylised image of an African woman with a raised fist.

Union of Australian Women collection
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Badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Envelope and letter addressed to Robert Lionel Faithfull, 15 April 1874