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Spirit level

Spirit level

George O Crawford collection
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Spirit levels
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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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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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Pair of wooden skis made from hand-cut mountain ash, with leather bindings

Pair of wooden skis made from hand-cut mountain ash, with le...

Donald Maclurcan collection no. 2
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Skis
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Kiandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Geoffrey Yen
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1860
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Photographic postcard of Fairy Bower, Manly, NSW

Photographic postcard of Fairy Bower, Manly, 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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Milson's Point horse ferry, Sydney Harbour

Milson's Point horse ferry, Sydney Harbour

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Milsons Point, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Poster captioned 'Remember her on Mother's Day. She remembers you. Post a card for May 13'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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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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The Bush Fire, by J. Hutchings, 3 June 1907

The Bush Fire, by J. Hutchings, 3 June 1907

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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J Hutchings
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1907
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1907 Church Parade

1907 Church Parade

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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The Mayor (Alderman H. Bell D.L) leading the music. Jubilee of Vernon Park

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Vernon Park, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Standard Half Bushel gun-metal grain measure

Standard Half Bushel 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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Life-Saving Surf Boat, Manned by the Sly Brothers, Manly

Life-Saving Surf Boat, Manned by the Sly Brothers, Manly

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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North Steyne Beach, Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Surf Life Saving Australia
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1907
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The Blue Mts NSW near Mt Victoria

The Blue Mts NSW near Mt Victoria

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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1907
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Page of letter, 30 June 1874

Page of letter, 30 June 1874

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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1874
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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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There was a young lady of Gloster ...

There was a young lady of Gloster ...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Miss A Halstead
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1907
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Incised boomerang featuring figures dancing or fighting on anterior, family group and tent on posterior, from Cherbourg

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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Cherbourg, Queensland, Australia
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Richard Davis
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1905
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Exhibit of Wattle Bark, 1908

Exhibit of Wattle Bark, 1908

Dawn Waterhouse collection
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London, England
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1908
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Varnished wooden bowl, used with a sponge to wet stamps in a Post Office

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Bowls
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Letter - Sworn statement by John Dunn, 16 May 1844

Letter - Sworn statement by John Dunn, 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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Circular Quay, East Side, Sydney. Seasons Greetings, 10 May 1908

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Peter Elder collection no. 2
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Photographic postcards
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Circular Quay, Sydney Cove, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1908
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G. Landsdown's 'Display' Eight Hour Day / Goulburn 19-10-08

G. Landsdown's 'Display' Eight Hour Day / Goulburn 19-10-08

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic Postcards
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Rectangular aluminium sign with

Rectangular aluminium sign with "Canberra City Postcode 2601...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Signs
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Envelope and letter addressed to Robert Lionel Faithfull, 12 May 1874

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Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Letters
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Ashfield, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Robert L. Faithfull
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1874
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Murwillumbah Fire. 15/9/07, Main St, Looking towards Post Office

Murwillumbah Fire. 15/9/07, Main St, Looking towards Post Of...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Murwillumbah, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Film negative - Jetty, Fowlers Bay, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Night fishing

Night fishing

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Samuel T. Gill
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1870
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Trophy tankard presented to Mr AC Bannerman in commemoration of the visit of the Australian cricketing team, 1880

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AC Bannerman collection
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Tankards
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England, United Kingdom
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Alexander C. Bannerman
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1875
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Photographic postcard of The Kangaroos rugby league team

Photographic postcard of The Kangaroos rugby league team

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Manchester, England
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Herbert H. Messenger III
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1908
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Guard, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Guard, 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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Australian silver commemorative medallion marking Australia's 150th Anniversary in1938, featuring the landing at Sydney Cove of Captain Arthur Phillip on January 26 1788.

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Olive King collection
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Commemorative medallions
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Amor Pty Ltd
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1938
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Sepia postcard featuring a photograph of a rowboat

Sepia postcard featuring a photograph of a rowboat

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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Glass plate negative - Aboriginal rock engravings, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1906

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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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Glass plate negative of 'Carting earth at back of Hartneys', 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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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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PS 'Enterprise' built in Echuca, Victoria, in 1878

PS 'Enterprise' built in Echuca, Victoria, in 1878

Graeme Rex and Jane Avril Niehus collection no. 1
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Paddle-steamers
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Beverley, Yorkshire, England
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Beverley Iron Coy Limited
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1877
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Burradoo Railway Station

Burradoo Railway Station