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A Tale of Mississippi.

A Tale of Mississippi.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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1840
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The Birthday Gift.

The Birthday Gift.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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1834
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Instructional leaflet

Instructional leaflet "Display Kit 3 - Pre-stamped envelopes...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Instructional documents
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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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Glass plate negative - two men with cuts of meat hanging from roof of dwelling, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905 or 1911

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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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1905
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Morris Tobias Marine Chronometer No 695, 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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Morris Tobias
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1830
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Pratt Ware oval plaque portrait of Captain James Cook

Pratt Ware oval plaque portrait of Captain James Cook

Pratt Ware Portrait Plaque Captain Cook collection
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Plaques
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Captain James Cook
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1780
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Photographic glass plate positive depicting group of white men, an Aboriginal woman and Aboriginal child in front of tent

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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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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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Wooden mallet

Wooden mallet

George O Crawford collection
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Mallets
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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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Hately wheat collection

Hately wheat collection

Horse Era Museum collection no. 2
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Grains
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1886
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Print - Accidents will happen to the best Appointed Coaches

Print - Accidents will happen to the best Appointed Coaches

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Prints
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London, England
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Thomas McLean
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1834
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Model wooden club with a large bulbous head

Model wooden club with a large bulbous head

JC Le Souef collection
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Small scale models
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Elwood, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Albert A. Le Souef
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1868
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Colourised photographic postcard of Watson's Bay, NSW

Colourised photographic postcard of Watson's Bay, 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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Poster titled 'Send Christmas greetings, telegrams before 23rd December'

Poster titled 'Send Christmas greetings, telegrams before 23...

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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Model spear

Model spear

JC Le Souef collection
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Small scale models
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Elwood, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Albert A. Le Souef
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1868
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Australia Post poster captioned 'We Deliver'

Australia Post poster captioned 'We Deliver'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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1980
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Victorian Postal Service square red metal letter box

Victorian Postal Service square red metal letter box

Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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Victoria, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1870
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1803 Pattern British Infantry Officer's sword and scabbard of New South Wales Colonial Governor Lachlan Macquarie

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Alexander Ferguson collection
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Swords
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Solingen, Urban district, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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John Justus Runkel, Sword Cutler and Merchant
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1807
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Model club

Model club

JC Le Souef collection
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Small scale models
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Elwood, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Albert A. Le Souef
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1868
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Poster titled 'Send Christmas greetings, telegrams before 23rd December'

Poster titled 'Send Christmas greetings, telegrams before 23...

Australia Post Historical collection
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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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Model shield

Model shield

JC Le Souef collection
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Small scale models
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Elwood, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Albert A. Le Souef
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1868
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Film negative - Granite hill, Moorilyanna soakage, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1903
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Three leather hair curlers known as 'Curly Wurlies'

Three leather hair curlers known as 'Curly Wurlies'

Una May Irvine collection no. 2
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Hair rollers
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Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Una M. Irvine
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1900
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Single leaf of paper with a handwritten poem titled 'Fluffy'

Single leaf of paper with a handwritten poem titled 'Fluffy'

Alfred Ronalds collection
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Manuscripts
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England
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Alfred Ronalds
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1836
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Tintype portrait of a young child

Tintype portrait of a young child

Bothwell Museum collection
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Bothwell Museum
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1880
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Glass plate negative - Fort Hill, Darwin Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905 or 1911

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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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1905
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Brass fastening pin for latch

Brass fastening pin for latch

Department of Defence col