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

Australian silver commemorative medallion in presentation bo...

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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Red metal pillar box with an arched top

Red metal pillar box with an arched top

Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1912
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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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England
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Carving knife

Carving knife

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Carving knives
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Sheffield, England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1930
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Tirranna Committee about 1908

Tirranna Committee about 1908

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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1908
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A merry Christmas - are you looking for me?

A merry Christmas - are you looking for me?

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Miss Muriel Smith
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1907
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Manly Beach, looking north

Manly Beach, looking north

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Manly Beach, Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Black leather bound scrapbook, Vol 1, 1930

Black leather bound scrapbook, Vol 1, 1930

Ruth Oldfield collection
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Scrapbooks
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Saxony, England
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Durrants, London
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1930
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Plow plane iron

Plow plane iron

John Docker collection
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Plane irons
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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 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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Table model kerosene lamp

Table model kerosene lamp

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Kerosene lamps
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1930
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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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Gagarrar, Menyaba and Wuluwulg - a Bremer Island story

Gagarrar, Menyaba and Wuluwulg - a Bremer Island story

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mathaman Marika
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1910
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Sticker 'PMG'

Sticker 'PMG'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Stickers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Angle measuring piece

Angle measuring piece

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Measuring instruments
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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George V Jubilee Medal 1935, George VI Coronation Medal 1937, Queen Elizabeth Coronation Medal 1937, Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Medal 1953

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RG Menzies collection
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Medals
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Sir Robert 'Bob' G. Menzies
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1935
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Height measurement gauges

Height measurement gauges

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Gauges
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Hunter River A & H Association 1877 'Electric Pump'

Hunter River A & H Association 1877 'Electric Pump'

David Allen medals collection
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Medals
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1877
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Moonrise, Curl Curl, Manly

Moonrise, Curl Curl, Manly

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Curl Curl, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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"SECOND PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1907, A., P., AND H SOCIETY"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1907
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Latvian white, red and grey costume blouse

Latvian white, red and grey costume blouse

Guna Kinne collection no. 1
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Blouses
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Riga, Latvia
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Mrs Guna Kinne
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1939
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Drum

Drum

Papuan Official collection
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Musical drums
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1907
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Glass plate negative - Women's camp fight, photographed by Herbert Basedow

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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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1922
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Typeface for the letter 'T'

Typeface for the letter 'T'

Les Robertson collection
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Type pieces
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Postcard featuring photograph of ship on Sydney Harbour

Postcard featuring photograph of ship on Sydney Harbour

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Tweezers

Tweezers

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Tweezers
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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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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Circular Quay at night, 11 July 1908

Circular Quay at night, 11 July 1908

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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London, England
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1908
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A young Australian

A young Australian

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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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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Sanitary Bronco Toilet Roll

Sanitary Bronco Toilet Roll

Margaret Maclurcan collection
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Toilet paper
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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British Patent Perforated Paper Co Pty Ltd
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1894
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Minton 'Kings Service' china coffee cup and saucer bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Cups and saucers
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Aboriginal breastplate for Billy Hippie, King of Minnon

Aboriginal breastplate for Billy Hippie, King of Minnon

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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George Twemlow
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1877
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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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England
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Murwillumbah Fire. 15/09/07. From Church Hill P.O. and Bank Ruins on the Right

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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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Postmaster General's Department
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1907
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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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Tape measure

Tape measure

George O Crawford collection
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Tape measures
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