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Poster captioned 'A 'phone call... takes the hurry out of not being close, do your speeding by 'phone'

Poster captioned 'A 'phone call... takes the hurry out of no...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Photographic postcard of Middle Harbour, NSW

Photographic postcard of Middle Harbour, 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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Colourised photographic postcard of Como Bridge over George's River.

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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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Embroidery sampler

Embroidery sampler

Rose Pellet Sampler collection
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Textile samplers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Miss Rose A. Pellet
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1847
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Scout's Cyclist badge certificate

Scout's Cyclist badge certificate

Barry Williams collection
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Certificates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Barry Williams
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1944
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Welcome Home Noble Brothers

Welcome Home Noble Brothers

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Banners
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1863
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Post Office, Melbourne, in the 'Fifties'

Post Office, Melbourne, in the 'Fifties'

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1850
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Souvenir short-sleeved shirt commemorating the 1956 Olympic Games in Melbourne

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Bryan Griffin collection
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Shirts
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Hong Kong
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Australian Olympic Federation
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1956
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Swanston Street, Melbourne

Swanston Street, Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Germany
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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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Gown designed by Maticevski and worn by Jessica Mauboy at Eurovision 2014

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Maticevski Eurovision Gown collection
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Clothing
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Toni Maticevski
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2014
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Metal blue ashtray

Metal blue ashtray

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Ashtrays
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Commonwealth of Australia
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1940
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Print titled 'Black Dog - White Dog 1', by Karen Casey, 1989

Print titled 'Black Dog - White Dog 1', by Karen Casey, 1989

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Prints
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Karen Casey
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1989
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Photographic glass plate positive depicting group of men with gold mining cradle

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Richard Daintree collection
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Glass plate positives
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Queensland, Australia
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Richard Daintree
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1860
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Carn signed by Mabel Valentine to pledge that she will abstain from intoxicating drinks 1880

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Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Cards
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Mabel Valentine
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1880
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Banque Fonciere de Nijni-Novgorod-Samara, Lettre de Gage 4 1/2% de 10,000 roubles

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Olga Riet collection
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Financial records
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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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Booklet titled 'Official Rules of Hockey', used by Rose Little

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Rose Hooke collection
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Booklets
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Hartleys Sports Stores
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1915
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Commemorative badge from the XVI Olympiad, Melbourne,1956

Commemorative badge from the XVI Olympiad, Melbourne,1956

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 3
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Commemorative badges
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian Olympic Commitee
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1956
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Delayed - John Howard

Delayed - John Howard

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr John Allison
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1997
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Medal issued by the Australian Numismatic Society to mark the centenary of the Royal Australian Mint, Sydney, in 1955

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TE Hanley collection no. 2
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Commemorative medals
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Australian Numismatic Society
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1955
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Off-white rectangular transfer sticker with gold letters spelling

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Transfers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Heathcote (Mt Ida Hotel)

Heathcote (Mt Ida Hotel)

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Photographic postcard of Sydney Harbour from Kirribilli Point, NSW

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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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Arnolds Ink bottle

Arnolds Ink bottle

Australia Post Historical collection
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Ink bottles
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Norris Hotel Orient Bairnsdale

Norris Hotel Orient Bairnsdale

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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F W Niven & Co
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John Rodgers Marine Chronometer No 1/1853, with accessories in a wooden case

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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John Rodgers
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1868
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XVI Olympiad Official News Service

XVI Olympiad Official News Service

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 3
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Newsletters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian Olympic Commitee
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1956
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Ogden Smiths Mermaid fishing fly

Ogden Smiths Mermaid fishing fly

Gidleigh Collection
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Fishing lures
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London, England
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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101 Uses For Popes

101 Uses For Popes

John Rogers collection
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Pamphlets
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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John Rogers
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Westringia rosmariniformis

Westringia rosmariniformis

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1875
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Wooden ruler advertising Taylor and Sharp, Jewellers and Opticians, Hobart

Wooden ruler advertising Taylor and Sharp, Jewellers and Opt...

Bothwell Museum collection
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Promotional material
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Chandler and Co
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1966
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Pauline Hanson, the brunette look

Pauline Hanson, the brunette look

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Matt Golding
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1997
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Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering

Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering "BLS"

Cregan Family collection
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Stencils
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Naas Valley, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr John Cregan
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1920
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Australian Plants - title page

Australian Plants - title page

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Titlepages
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1873
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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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White china bowl

White china bowl

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bowls
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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White ceramic dinner plate with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dinner plate with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dinner plates
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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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Carving set

Carving set

Lorna May Colwell collection no. 2
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Carving sets
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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