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"I have journeyed on many beautiful rivers of the World..."

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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South West Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Geoffrey Lea
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1908
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Photograph of ship flying American flag

Photograph of ship flying American flag

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Poster titled 'Australian Post Office Stationery'

Poster titled 'Australian Post Office Stationery'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Dent Two Day Marine Chronometer No 1604 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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Dent & Co
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1850
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Thoroughbrace Coach used by the Nowland family, with accessories, trunk, spanner and jack

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Royal Australian Historical Society collection no. 1
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Horse drawn coaches
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Concord, New Hampshire, United States of America
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Abbott-Downing Company
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1854
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Glass plate negative of 'Cocks's ploughing with engine and discs', June 1908

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Robert Orlando Cowey collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Robert O. Cowey
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1908
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Sturt Street, Ballarat

Sturt Street, Ballarat

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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1904
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Entrance to Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Entrance to Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with '50th anniversary air mail covers re-enactment flight first official air mail Australia - New Zealand 1934-1984...11th April 1984'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1984
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Manly Wharf, Sydney NSW

Manly Wharf, Sydney NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Hawkesbury Bridge N.S.W., 1908

Hawkesbury Bridge N.S.W., 1908

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Hawkesbury River, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Hatpin featuring the 1908 Australian coat of arms

Hatpin featuring the 1908 Australian coat of arms

Terence Lane collection
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Hatpins
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1908
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Virgilius Opera.

Virgilius Opera.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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1815
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Four children, decorated with pictures of flowers, a letter and two cats

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Griddle Iron

Griddle Iron

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Cooking equipment
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Sydney Harbour, N.S.W, and, Lavender Bay, N.S.W, 6 February 1904

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1904
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Standard Peck gun-metal grain measure

Standard Peck gun-metal grain measure

Geoff Gray collection
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London, England
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NSW Government
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1832
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Rectangular sticker with a royal crown and

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Stickers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company
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Space beneath trap door from gallows, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

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Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Wooden plane

Wooden plane

George O Crawford collection
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Planes
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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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Mosman, S Bay, Sydney

Mosman, S Bay, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mosman Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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'Whadda You Lot Celebratin Now?...', in relation to the centenary of the Federation of Australia in 2001

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Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Mark Lynch
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2001
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Photograph of Winnie O'Sullivan sitting on a backless stool, c1917

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Kevin Hannan collection
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Winnie O'Sullivan
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1902
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Burdekin River Bridge, Queensland Northern Railway, North Queensland

Burdekin River Bridge, Queensland Northern Railway, North Qu...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Burdekin River, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1904
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The Courthouse, Parramatta

The Courthouse, Parramatta

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1849
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To Commemorate the visit of the American Fleet to Australia

To Commemorate the visit of the American Fleet to Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Prison padlock

Prison padlock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Padlocks
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Glass plate negative of 'Turville family - back of house', October 1908

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Robert Orlando Cowey collection
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Glass plate negatives
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1908
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Lantern slide - Pitjantjatjara man, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920-1924

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Lantern slides
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Photographic postcard of Bondi Beach, NSW

Photographic postcard of Bondi Beach, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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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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Three pronged steel fork

Three pronged steel fork

Anne Girard collection
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Table forks
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Anne M. Girard
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1900
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Glass plate negative of 'Cocks's traction engine', June 1908

Glass plate negative of 'Cocks's traction engine', June 1908

Robert Orlando Cowey collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Robert O. Cowey
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1908
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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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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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Wooden stick used for washing clothes

Wooden stick used for washing clothes

Lorna Huxtable collection
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Copper sticks
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Louise E. Barrenger
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1882
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Letter printed on yellow paper, titled '1984-A Year to Remember'

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1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1984
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Holy Trinity Church, Granville.  Destroyed by Fire 16/5/08

Holy Trinity Church, Granville. Destroyed by Fire 16/5/08

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Granville, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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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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Three bowls

Three bowls

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Standard Bushel gun-metal grain measure

Standard Bushel gun-metal grain measure

Geoff Gray collection
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Measures
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London, England
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