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Photograph of actor Douglas Fairbanks, tennis player William Tilden and boy Bennie Alexander

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Nanette Ward collection
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Los Angeles, California, United States of America
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Keystone Photo Service
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1912
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Clear glass rectangular inkstand with an inkwell in the centre

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Inkstands
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Cadbury's Bourn-Vita tin

Cadbury's Bourn-Vita tin

Bothwell Museum collection
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Food storage containers
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Cadburys
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1920
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Postcard featuring an image of a bride and groom from 1922

Postcard featuring an image of a bride and groom from 1922

Margot Child collection
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Postcards
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Mrs Margot Child
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1922
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Wooden platter

Wooden platter

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Francis E. Williams
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1922
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Birds Eye view of Yunnanfu, July 1920

Birds Eye view of Yunnanfu, July 1920

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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Invoice from J Jukes General Merchant, Southgate

Invoice from J Jukes General Merchant, Southgate

Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Invoices
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Muriel E. McPhee
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1910
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Cricket ball used  for the Australians First Match v Notts, 1912

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Nanette Ward collection
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Cricket balls
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England, United Kingdom
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Duke and Son
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1912
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Photographic glass plate holder

Photographic glass plate holder

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Photographic plate holders
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New York, United States of America
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Eastman Kodak Company
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1904
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Boomerang from Bulloo River, south west Queensland, 1912

Boomerang from Bulloo River, south west Queensland, 1912

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Bulloo River, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1912
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Group of women on the deck of the T.S.S. Ballarat [1912]

Group of women on the deck of the T.S.S. Ballarat [1912]

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1912
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Ox cart drawing water for household use. Jan 1915

Ox cart drawing water for household use. Jan 1915

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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On the road between Linchowfu and Hweilu - Crossing a River., Apl 1917

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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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Oak oil stone

Oak oil stone

George Henry Taylor collection
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Sharpening stones
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr George H. Taylor
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1790
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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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Australian silver commemorative medallion marking Australia's 150th Anniversary in1938, featuring the landing at Sydney Cove of Captain Arthur Phillip on January 26 1788.

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Olive King collection
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Commemorative medallions
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Amor Pty Ltd
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1938
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Glass plate negative - Natives prisoners, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905(?)

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1900
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Autograph book signed and dated by E.R. Mayne, and containing the autographs of the teams which Australia played against on two tours, 1912 and 1913 to England, Canada, USA & Bermuda

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Nanette Ward collection
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Autograph books
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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1912
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Brass fastening latch

Brass fastening latch

Department of Defence collection
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Fasteners
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Certificates
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Prospect, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Minetta 'Nettie' McColive
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1986
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A view of the 'farmyard' at B.A.T. Mess, Kalgan; Horse, Dogs, Calf, Sheep. Pigs, Fowls and Ducks

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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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IXL (Henry Jones) amethyst glass jam jar

IXL (Henry Jones) amethyst glass jam jar

Anne Girard collection
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Jars
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Australian Jam Co
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1900
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Irrigation device for drawing water from a canal and drain though the dyke - April 1922

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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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Key

Key

Colledge Family collection
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Keys
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club chequebook butts, 1919 to 1922

Tirranna Picnic Race Club chequebook butts, 1919 to 1922

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Chequebooks
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1919
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Chan Bay Beach. Amoy, about 100 yds from the Amoy Club on Kulangsu Island; Augt 1921

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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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Black leather bound scrapbook, Vol 2, 1926

Black leather bound scrapbook, Vol 2, 1926

Ruth Oldfield collection
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Scrapbooks
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Saxony, England
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Durrants, London
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1920
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Mauve satin covered ladies shoes with irridescent gelatin sequin decoration on toe and strap

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Shoes
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Switzerland
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Farmers Co Ltd
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1920
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Deck of Commonwealth Railway playing cards

Deck of Commonwealth Railway playing cards

Elizabeth Kay collection no. 1
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Playing cards
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Australia
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Commonwealth Railways
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1900
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Street scene with flags flying from buildings and rickshaws on the street.

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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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Cane cuirass

Cane cuirass

Papuan Official collection
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Torso armour
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Black plastic wall telephone

Black plastic wall telephone

Australia Post Historical collection
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Wall telephones
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1945
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Three page folded letter from John Close to Alice Close, Antarctica 1911

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John Collinson Close collection
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Letters
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Antarctica
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Mr John Henry Collinson Close
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1912
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An Anamite woman - in Hanor

An Anamite woman - in Hanor

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Siemens Brothers Morse Code Printer

Siemens Brothers Morse Code Printer

Professor Arthur Hardie Corbett collection
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Printing equipment
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London, England
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Siemens
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1850
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Roneo Neopost Model 105 Postal Franking Machine No.RNX 3029

Roneo Neopost Model 105 Postal Franking Machine No.RNX 3029

Australia Post Historical collection
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Franking machines
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Richmond, Surrey, England
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Roneo Neopost Ltd
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1969
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Cylindrical wooden hand reel fitted with thick green cord and a fishing hook, used when fishing for Murray Cod

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Gordon Winter collection
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Fishing reels
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1920
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Scythe stone

Scythe stone

Lorna May Colwell collection no. 1
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Sharpening stones
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Oakleigh, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Thomas Colwell
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1900
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Toy egg beater

Toy egg beater

Bridge Family collection no. 1
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Kitchen toys
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Mrs Eslee Bridge
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1920
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Photograph of a street parade

Photograph of a street parade

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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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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Wooden dentist instrument cabinet owned by Len Uren

Wooden dentist instrument cabinet owned by Len Uren

Len Uren collection
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Cabinets
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London, England
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Cash & Sons
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1920
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Prison padlock

Prison padlock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Padlocks
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Poster titled 'The Australian Post Office still pioneers new and dependable methods of communication'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Die Bibel inscribed to Reverend John Grosse's father Bernard Theodor Grosse,1915

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Reverend John Grosse collection
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Bibles
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Berlin, Germany
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Bernard T. Grosse
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1912
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Sydney Harbour shewing [sic] Millers Point

Sydney Harbour shewing [sic] Millers Point

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs A Cook
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1922
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Loading wool at Kalgan for export 1914

Loading wool at Kalgan for export 1914

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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Tree lined river

Tree lined river

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1912
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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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Postcard featuring photograph of a Drummoyne school

Postcard featuring photograph of a Drummoyne school

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Drummoyne, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1912
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Ceremonial shovel used for the turning of the first sod at works on railways commenced at Port Augusta, Oodnadatta, Tarcoola and Alice Springs between 1912 and 2001

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Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Shovels
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Baron Thomas Denman
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1912
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White china dinner plate

White china dinner plate