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Black metal desk telephone with a winding handle

Black metal desk telephone with a winding handle

Australia Post Historical collection
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Telephones
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United States of America
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Telephone and Radio Corporation
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1948
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Ice-cream churn

Ice-cream churn

Department of Home Affairs (Prime Minister's Lodge) collection
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Ice-cream churns
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The Lodge, Deakin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Parliament of Australia
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1927
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Letter from Rose Sarah Rasey to 'My Dear Family', 17 June 1938

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RG Bain collection
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Letters
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Henan, China
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Ms Rose S. Rasey
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1938
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Letter addressed to Andrew Faithfull Gibson, 12 January 1871

Letter addressed to Andrew Faithfull Gibson, 12 January 1871

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Letters
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1871
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Letter written by Prince Edward addressed to Australian school boys and girls

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Elizabeth Kay collection no. 2
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Australia
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Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex
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1920
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Colourised photographic postcard of Bondi Beach, NSW

Colourised photographic postcard of Bondi Beach, 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 post card of Clifton Gardens, NSW

Colourised photographic post card of Clifton Gardens, 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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Handmade white linen cross-shaped table centre with a fancywork design of daisies

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Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Table linen
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1930
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Factory made wooden dolly peg

Factory made wooden dolly peg

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes pegs
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New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
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Pioneer Woodware Co
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1930
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Sliding bevel

Sliding bevel

John Docker collection
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Bevels
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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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Glass jar containing crystalised yellow and orange coloured fragments of gum arabic

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Jars
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Bowen P A & M Association 1911 'Inverdon Dairy'

Bowen P A & M Association 1911 'Inverdon Dairy'

David Allen medals collection
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Medals
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1911
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Minton 'Kings Service' china dinner plate bearing the Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Dinner plates
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Four unused centenary re-issue of the first postage stamps produced in Australia, 1950

Four unused centenary re-issue of the first postage stamps p...

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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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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Mauve leather right shoe, with a baby Louis heel and a narrow pointed toe

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Shoes
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1910
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Cricket - Women Worked - Deserved It

Cricket - Women Worked - Deserved It

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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Lower Murrumbidgee Water Supply

Lower Murrumbidgee Water Supply

Mudgee Historical Society collection
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Maps
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Murrumbidgee River, New South Wales, Australia
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River Murray Commission
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1917
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Letter from Rose Rasey to 'My Dear Family', 26 August 1945

Letter from Rose Rasey to 'My Dear Family', 26 August 1945

RG Bain collection
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Letters
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Shanghai, China
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Ms Rose S. Rasey
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1945
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Glass plate negative - Rock engravings, Deception Creek east, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, between 1905 and 1914

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Deception Creek, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1905
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Letter

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1935
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Railway Station Blayney

Railway Station Blayney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Blayney, New South Wales, Australia
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Kodak Ltd
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1911
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Letter

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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London, England
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1935
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Envelope and job application addressed to Robert Lionel Faithfull, 19 August 1874

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Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Letters
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Robert L. Faithfull
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1874
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Four letters of condolence to Mrs Clark and two photographs

Four letters of condolence to Mrs Clark and two photographs

Ben Chifley collection no. 3
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Job application letter, 11 July 1874

Job application letter, 11 July 1874

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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1874
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Letter

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E Redlich collection
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Redlich Meat Packing Company
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1961
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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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Factory made wooden dolly peg

Factory made wooden dolly peg

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes pegs
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New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
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Pioneer Woodware Co
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1930
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Athol Gardens, Sydney Harbour, NSW

Athol Gardens, Sydney Harbour, NSW

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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Miss E Cleminson
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1911
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Shield - made by Claude, George and Malcolm Wilson - Mitchell River, QLD

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Ursula McConnel collection
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Shields
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Mitchell River, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Claude Wilson
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1927
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Letter and lock of hair sent to Robert Lionel Faithfull, 11 September 1861

Letter and lock of hair sent to Robert Lionel Faithfull, 11 ...

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Letters
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Robert L. Faithfull
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1861
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Saucepan and lid

Saucepan and lid

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Saucepans
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1920
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Letter - Sworn statement by John Flynn, 16 May 1844

Letter - Sworn statement by John Flynn, 16 May 1844

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Letters
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1844
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In memoriam card

In memoriam card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1886
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Letter

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Betty Hall collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1945
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Poster titled 'Send Christmas greetings, telegrams before 23rd December'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1948
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Pair of slippers made from wood, leather, cloth and gold thread, Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

Pair of slippers made from wood, leather, cloth and gold thr...

George Pappas collection no. 1
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Slippers
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Megisti, Greece
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Rose Pappas
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1922
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Letter

Letter

Betty Hall collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1944
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Letter from Les Southwell to Ralph Hope-Johnstone, 17 June 1972

Letter from Les Southwell to Ralph Hope-Johnstone, 17 June 1...

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Letters
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Tasmania, Australia
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Les Southwell
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1972
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Club from Cobar, New South Wales, 1897

Club from Cobar, New South Wales, 1897

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Cobar, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1897
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Australian swimmers Fanny Durack and Mina Wylie with British swimmer Jennie Fletcher

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National Sports Information Centre collection
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Photographs
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Australia
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Miss Sarah Frances 'Fanny' Durack
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1910
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Shell armband featuring 15 variegated segments

Shell armband featuring 15 variegated segments

JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 1
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Armbands
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Northern Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1850
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Elsie Deane wearing Victorian blazer Circa 1932-33

Elsie Deane wearing Victorian blazer Circa 1932-33

Elsie Deane collection
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Photographs
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Elsie Deane
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1932
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Letter of congratulations from Flora to Edna Thompson on receiving her British Empire Medal, 1977

Letter of congratulations from Flora to Edna Thompson on rec...

Thompson Family collection
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Letters
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Edna M. Thompson
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1977
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Letter on brown paper with blue printing, addressed to Keith Mens from G. Douglas Brown, 4DB

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Letters
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Letter from Margaret Peden to Miss M.G. Wood, 28 October 1930

Letter from Margaret Peden to Miss M.G. Wood, 28 October 193...

Australian Women's Cricket Council collection
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Letters
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Chatswood, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Margaret Peden
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1930
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Glass plate negative of 17 Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, spears against trellis fence with board bearing a wooden tape measure, photographed by Herbert Basedow, between 1911 and 1914

Glass plate negative of 17 Bathurst Island, Northern Territo...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1911
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Women's matches - City v Country

Women's matches - City v Country

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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Copy of letter from Rose Sarah Rasey to 'My Dear Family', 28 March 1943

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RG Bain collection
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Letters
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Shanghai, China
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Ms Rose S. Rasey
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1943
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Dance program for St Leonard's Private Subscription Dance, Friday 11th June 1886

Dance program for St Leonard's Private Subscription Dance, F...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dance programs
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1886
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Newspaper clipping showing a photo of cricketers Miss Rene Shevill (left) and Miss Ruby Monaghan

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Ruby Lee collection
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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Envelope and letter addressed to Robert Lionel Faithfull, 28 October 1873

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Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Letters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Robert L. Faithfull
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1873
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Job application letter addressed to Robert Lionel Faithfull,  23 April 1874

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Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Letters
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Robert L. Faithfull
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1874
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Letter from Sir Littleton Groom dated June 26th 1905

Letter from Sir Littleton Groom dated June 26th 1905

Sir Littleton Groom collection
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Letter addressed to Robert Lionel Faithfull, 19 September 1880