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Hampden & Heytesbury Pastoral & Agricultural Society 1882 'Blood Filly or Gelding'

Hampden & Heytesbury Pastoral & Agricultural Society 1882 'B...

David Allen medals collection
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Medals
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1882
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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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Narrow white cardboard box containing 15 paper items

Narrow white cardboard box containing 15 paper items

Australia Post Historical collection
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Display boxes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1982
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Oval metal dog registration tag REGD DOG FROM JULY 1893 TO JUNE 30 1894

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Dog Registration Tag collection
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Dog accessories
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1893
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The Sun Special Royal Tour Issue, 1954

The Sun Special Royal Tour Issue, 1954

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Magazines
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Melbourne Sun News Pictorial
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1954
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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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Box for Postmaster's Display Kit No. 3

Box for Postmaster's Display Kit No. 3

Australia Post Historical collection
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Display boxes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1978
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Ricinocarpus pinifolius

Ricinocarpus pinifolius

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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Photograph of a group of people holding a sign saying 'Black Control of Black Affairs'

Photograph of a group of people holding a sign saying 'Black...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Photographic prints
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Views of the Federal Capital Territory. Australia

Views of the Federal Capital Territory. Australia

Bernice Spence Fryer collection
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Booklets
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Sir George F. Pearce
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1924
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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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Boomerang made of dark timber, attributed to Chris 'Pompey' Austin, 1890s

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Chris Austin
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1890
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Poster titled 'Be a champ stamp stamper - Don't let any stamp give you the slip! - Make a good impression

Poster titled 'Be a champ stamp stamper - Don't let any stam...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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Emu egg engraving of an echidna

Emu egg engraving of an echidna

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Engraved emu eggs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Convict-made brick with an 'O' stamped in the centre of one face

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David Westcott collection no. 4
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Convict bricks
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New South Wales, Australia
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John Onus
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1833
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Boomerang, attributed to King Billy, Geelong, 1800s

Boomerang, attributed to King Billy, Geelong, 1800s

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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1800
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We opened New Parliament House with Prayer, National Gathering Canberra, May '88

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National Gathering of Christians collection
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Commemorative badges
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Patrick Brothers Melbourne
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1988
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Olympic Newsletter

Olympic Newsletter

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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Peace is union business

Peace is union business

Nicholas Abbey collection
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Political badges
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Campaign for International Co-operation and Disarmament
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1985
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Sabaea Ovata

Sabaea Ovata

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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John Cumming, by Montagu Scott of Sydney

John Cumming, by Montagu Scott of Sydney

Jane Webster collection
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Cartes-de-visite
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Montagu Scott
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1870
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Salter's Spring Balance No.20, used for weighing large mail bags

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Spring balances
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England
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Salter Scales
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Collins Street, Melbourne

Collins Street, Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Princes Bridge, Melbourne

Princes Bridge, Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Great Britain
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Aluminium plaque featuring a design of a kangaroo and an emu embracing the Olympic torch, over the Olympic rings

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 3
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Plaques
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian Olympic Commitee
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1956
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Westringia rosmariniformis

Westringia rosmariniformis