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Australia's 150th Anniversary 1788-1938

Australia's 150th Anniversary 1788-1938

Dr Donald McMichael collection no. 2
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Badges
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1988
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Varnished wooden bowl, used with a sponge to wet stamps in a Post Office

Varnished wooden bowl, used with a sponge to wet stamps in a...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bowls
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Scottish Gympie Quartz Crushing Battery

Scottish Gympie Quartz Crushing Battery

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Gympie, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Elizabeth Bay, Sydney, NSW

Elizabeth Bay, Sydney, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Elizabeth Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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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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Plaque to commemorate the Australian May Day Centenary 1891 - 1991, with display stand

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Plaques
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1891
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Prison door lock

Prison door lock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Door locks
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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"FIRST PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1908, A., P., AND H. SOCIETY"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1908
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Bowral Superior Public School, 1908

Bowral Superior Public School, 1908

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Bowral, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Admiral Sperry arriving at Review, Sydney, 1908

Admiral Sperry arriving at Review, Sydney, 1908

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Native Encampment

Native Encampment

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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John S. Prout
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1844
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Poster titled 'Telephone services link together the people of all nations'

Poster titled 'Telephone services link together the people o...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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A steam ship and a sailing ship side by side

A steam ship and a sailing ship side by side

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Thursday (Waiben) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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1908
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Princes Bridge, Melbourne

Princes Bridge, Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Germany
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1908
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At the fountain

At the fountain

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Large group of adults and children in an outdoor setting, Empire Day, 1908

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Augustus L. Faithfull
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1908
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Colourised photographic postcard of Mosman's Bay

Colourised photographic postcard of Mosman's Bay

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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Colourised photographic postcard of Coogee Beach, NSW

Colourised photographic postcard of Coogee 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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1902
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'How Mr. Cottontail goes to market...' photographed by J Ricalton, dated 1908

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Rabbits in Australia collection no.2
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Stereo photographs
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1908
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St Peters Church, East Maitland NSW

St Peters Church, East Maitland NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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East Maitland, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Black and white negative glass lantern slide - Base of Ayers Rock Northern Territory, showing effect of aoelian erosion, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1926
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Certificate awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1886, Second Prize

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Certificates
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1886
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Sir Harry Rawson Laying Foundation Tablet, Masonic Hall, Ryde, 16.5.08

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Ryde, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sir Harry H. Rawson
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1908
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Green, brown and yellow strip of cardboard with white tabs at each end representing a kookaburra's nest

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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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1978
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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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Raamah Towler Bay, Pittwater via Bayview

Raamah Towler Bay, Pittwater via Bayview

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Pittwater, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Cottage Hospital, Croydon, N.S.W

Cottage Hospital, Croydon, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Croydon, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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National Model and Training School, Melbourne, in the 'Fifties

National Model and Training School, Melbourne, in the 'Fifti...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1850
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Souvenir postcard of the American Fleet, 1908

Souvenir postcard of the American Fleet, 1908

Jack Russel Greenham collection
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Postcards
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1908
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Convict-made brick with an 'O' stamped in the centre of one face

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David Westcott collection no. 4
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Convict bricks
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New South Wales, Australia
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John Onus
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1833
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Burnished, wooden fighting club

Burnished, wooden fighting club

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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Clubs
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North-west NSW, Australia
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1800
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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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Tirranna Picnic Race Club minutes book, 1886 to 1915

Tirranna Picnic Race Club minutes book, 1886 to 1915

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Minute books
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1886
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Key to Glass Makers' Emblem

Key to Glass Makers' Emblem

Andrew Reeves collection no. 5
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Instructional documents
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London, England
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1850
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Hair tongs

Hair tongs

Una May Irvine collection no. 2
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Tongs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Una M. Irvine
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1930
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Two bowls

Two bowls

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bowls
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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1834-1934 matchbox holder souvenir of the Melbourne and Victorian Centenary celebrations

1834-1934 matchbox holder souvenir of the Melbourne and Vict...

Reverend John Grosse collection
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Matchbox holders
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Reverend John Grosse
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1834
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Arnolds Ink bottle

Arnolds Ink bottle

Australia Post Historical collection
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Ink bottles
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IXL (Henry Jones) amethyst glass jam jar

IXL (Henry Jones) amethyst glass jam jar

Anne Girard collection
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Jars
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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