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Digging stick from Lake Eyre area, South Australia,1907

Digging stick from Lake Eyre area, South Australia,1907

Edmund Milne collection
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Digging sticks
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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1907
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Willie Burton with his horse and dog, 1890s

Willie Burton with his horse and dog, 1890s

Horse photographs and ephemera collection no. 2
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1890
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A camel in difficulties - fallen on the slippery road with a load. Kalgan, Nov. 1914

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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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A week end 'bag' shooting on the Talifu lake (Erh Hai) Self and Evans Dec 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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Rectangular enamelled metal sign

Rectangular enamelled metal sign "Post Office"

Australia Post Historical collection
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Signs
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1980
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Kalgan 10.10.1913 View of a portion of the town from the Hill at the West

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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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Teacher and Students

Teacher and Students

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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1907
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Photograph of James Valentine, Perth, 1897

Photograph of James Valentine, Perth, 1897

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Photographs
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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The Hart Photo Company
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1897
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Entrance Botanical Gardens, Sydney

Entrance Botanical Gardens, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Clear moulded stem glass

Clear moulded stem glass

Andrew Reeves and Helen Parrott collection
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Champagne glasses
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United States of America
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The Libbey Glass Company
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1892
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Brown checked riding jacket

Brown checked riding jacket

Colledge Family collection
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Jackets
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Letter - Commandants' Office, Port Arthur, 6 February 1846

Letter - Commandants' Office, Port Arthur, 6 February 1846

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Letters
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1846
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First day cover celebrating the centennary of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church, Thursday Island

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1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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First day envelopes
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1984
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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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Two page letter from John Close to Alice Close, 1911

Two page letter from John Close to Alice Close, 1911

John Collinson Close collection
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Antarctica
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Mr John Henry Collinson Close
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1911
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A Mongol Obo - a heap of stones generally erected in hight points on the hills to frighten away evil spirits

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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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New South Wales Postal Service red painted metal pillar box with an arched top

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Triggs, Marr & Taylor, Sydney
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1875
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Embroidered handmade doily

Embroidered handmade doily

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1900
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Saucepan and lid

Saucepan and lid

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1910
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Photograph of a pagoda style building and people standing on the stone wall

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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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Government House

Government House

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Government House, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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NSW Government
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1849
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Four unused centenary re-issue of the first postage stamps produced in Australia, 1950

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Third Great Seal of New South Wales collection
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Postage stamps
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Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1950
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Rockhampton Auxiliary, Church House, Westminster, SW

Rockhampton Auxiliary, Church House, Westminster, SW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Boulia, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Chinese Grave on Hillside. Winchow May 1917

Chinese Grave on Hillside. Winchow May 1917

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Club

Club

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Clubs
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1912
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Zoological Gardens, Sydney, N.S.W

Zoological Gardens, Sydney, N.S.W

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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1911
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Glass plate negative - Man holding north-western type of spearthrower and wearing pubic fur tassel, Wardaman people, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

Glass plate negative - Man holding north-western type of spe...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1922
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Film negative - Royal Mail about to leave Oodnadatta, South Australia, for Arltunga, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Oodnadatta, South Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1903
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Photograph of a partially crumbling stone structure

Photograph of a partially crumbling stone structure

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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Wellington NZ, The Harbour

Wellington NZ, The Harbour

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Wellington, North Island, New Zealand
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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1907
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Ruins - Old Age Pensioner's Cottage. North Sydney Tornado

Ruins - Old Age Pensioner's Cottage. North Sydney Tornado

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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North Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Lead finial for gaol fence

Lead finial for gaol fence

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Finials
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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William Percy Faithfull, 15 December 1911

William Percy Faithfull, 15 December 1911

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Portrait photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Tesla Studios
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1911
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Cotton bag

Cotton bag

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Storage bags
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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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Box for Postmaster's Display Kit 29

Box for Postmaster's Display Kit 29

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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Cheer Up Society of South Australia, America Day, fundraising badge

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Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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1914
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Spearthrower from Northern Territory, 1911

Spearthrower from Northern Territory, 1911

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1911
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R. C. Presbytery

R. C. Presbytery

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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A Young Australian

A Young Australian

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Victoria, Australia
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1907
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Gold Digger's Hut, Victoria, Austr

Gold Digger's Hut, Victoria, Austr

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1900
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Circular cotton doily with a 'Hairpin Work' lace fringe, made in Orbost, Victoria, in the late 1800s

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Una May Irvine collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Orbost, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Helena E. Roadknight
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1870
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Natives of Carpentaria

Natives of Carpentaria

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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T Baines
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1873
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View of Central (Mam) Avenue Shameen Canton Nov 1921

View of Central (Mam) Avenue Shameen Canton Nov 1921

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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Hand saw

Hand saw

George O Crawford collection
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Saws
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr George O. Crawford
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1900
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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

Papuan Official collection
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Pipes
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1907
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Toilet set

Toilet set

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bathroom accessories
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Bakewell Brothers Ltd
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1910
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Invoice from J Jukes General Merchant, Southgate showing Muriel McPhee's haberdashery purchases

Invoice from J Jukes General Merchant, Southgate showing Mur...

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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Photographic postcard depicting seven WWI soldiers wearing slouch hats and khaki uniforms

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Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Photographic postcards
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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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Don't Falter, Go and meet the Hun menace

Don't Falter, Go and meet the Hun menace

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 6
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Political posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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New South Wales Recruiting Committee
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1914
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Set of nine metal weights

Set of nine metal weights

Australia Post Historical collection
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Weights
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General Post Office, Sydney, 8 October 1907

General Post Office, Sydney, 8 October 1907

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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Harding & Billings
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1907
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Rough Sea, Flinders, Victoria, 14 October 1907

Rough Sea, Flinders, Victoria, 14 October 1907

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Flinders, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Looking along Main Street, Blackheath, from the Railway Station.

Looking along Main Street, Blackheath, from the Railway Stat...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Blackheath, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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1907
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Hans Irvine's Great Western Vineyard, Victoria

Hans Irvine's Great Western Vineyard, Victoria

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Victoria, Australia
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Hans Irvine's Great Western Vineyard
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1907
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G.L.A - with his Amah holding Daddy's watch to his ear. Hankow Feby 1926

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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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Children at an annual country horse race, 1905 to 1912

Children at an annual country horse race, 1905 to 1912

Horse photographs and ephemera collection no. 2
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Photographic postcards
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1905
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The Royal Agricultural and Horticultural Society of South Australia 1907 'Suffolk Punch Brood Mare'

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David Allen medals collection
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Medals
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1907
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Spool of mercerised cotton

Spool of mercerised cotton

Gwyneth Ottrey collection
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Threads
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Victoria, Australia
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Semco Company
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1907
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Narrow red cardboard box containing seven paper items

Narrow red cardboard box containing seven 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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1978
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Dally Messengers'  NSW Rugby League cap

Dally Messengers' NSW Rugby League cap

Stan Single collection
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Caps
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New South Wales, Australia
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Herbert H. Messenger III
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1907
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