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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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Hymenophyllum Demissum

Hymenophyllum Demissum

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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1873
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Yellow ceramic candle holder incised with kangaroo motifs, made by Klytie Pate in 1991

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Terence Lane collection
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Candle holders
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Klytie Pate
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1991
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Esbach albuminometer in wooden tube with cork

Esbach albuminometer in wooden tube with cork

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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Measuring instruments
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Germany
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School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
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1890
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'Joh's Run', also titled 'Pumpkin Scone Recipe'

'Joh's Run', also titled 'Pumpkin Scone Recipe'

Peter Nicholson collection no. 3
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Sculptures
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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Clear glass plate marked Advance Australia, to commemorate Australia's centenary in 1888

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Terence Lane collection
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Commemorative plates
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England
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1887
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The Tipping Olympics, Melbourne 1956 - Rome 1960

The Tipping Olympics, Melbourne 1956 - Rome 1960

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 3
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Books
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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E W. Tipping
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1956
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Calostrophus Elongatus

Calostrophus Elongatus

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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1873
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Highway map Sydney - Melbourne - Adelaide

Highway map Sydney - Melbourne - Adelaide

Frank and John Burdett collection
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Road maps
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Glass plate negative - Expedition buggy on bed of Todd River, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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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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1920
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Take Me to Your Leader

Take Me to Your Leader

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Matt Golding
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1998
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Memento of Opening of the First Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia, by the Duke of Cornwall & York at Melbourne May 1901

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Royal Visit 1901 collection
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Commemorative books
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Osboldstone & Atkins
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1901
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Wooden boomerang bound with split cane and covered with adhesive and pigment in four places

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JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 1
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Boomerangs
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Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1850
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Newsclipping titled 'Farewell to John Halpin, digger'

Newsclipping titled 'Farewell to John Halpin, digger'

Robert Scates collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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The Melbourne Times
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1985
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Glass plate negative - Bumerangi, an old Arrernte woman, suffering from senility and blindness, Bloods Creek, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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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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1920
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Shield, Castlereagh River area, New South Wales, 1890

Shield, Castlereagh River area, New South Wales, 1890

Edmund Milne collection
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Shields
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Castlereagh River, New South Wales, Australia
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1890
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Medical inspection card for Mrs Elna Glover 1919

Medical inspection card for Mrs Elna Glover 1919

Enid Treadgold collection
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Medical records
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Elna Glover
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1919
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Election in the Air

Election in the Air

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Geoffrey R. Hook
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1998
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Ship ticket for M V Wensing 1953

Ship ticket for M V Wensing 1953

Petronella Wensing collection no. 2
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Transport tickets
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Rotterdam, Holland
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Petronella Wensing
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1953
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Tintype portrait of a young child

Tintype portrait of a young child

Bothwell Museum collection
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Tintypes
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Bothwell Museum
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1880
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W.A.V.E. - newsletter of Polly Woodside Volunteers Association, no.47 June 1989

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Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Newsletters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1989
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Mary Card's Crochet book No. 4

Mary Card's Crochet book No. 4

Deirdre Appelbee collection
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Pattern books
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mary Card
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1921
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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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Miss Grace Palotta

Miss Grace Palotta

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Art Series
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Outer seating area of the East Melbourne Cricket

Outer seating area of the East Melbourne Cricket

Nanette Ward collection
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Photographs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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1921
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Pterostylis Semirubra

Pterostylis Semirubra

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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1873
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Mustering on a Sheep Station

Mustering on a Sheep Station

Bernard Freedman collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Atlas Press Pty Ltd
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1920
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16 McCormick Binders at work on Iandra Station, NSW, published by the International Harvester Company of America