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Dispatch box with 'The Colonial Treasurer' on lid

Dispatch box with 'The Colonial Treasurer' on lid

Marion Green collection
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Dispatch boxes
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1856
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Tirranna Race Club account book, 1855 to 1867

Tirranna Race Club account book, 1855 to 1867

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Account books
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1855
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Exercise area No. 2, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Exercise area No. 2, 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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Chisel

Chisel

George O Crawford collection
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Chisels
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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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Burnished, wooden boomerang incised with decorative designs

Burnished, wooden boomerang incised with decorative designs

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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North-west NSW, Australia
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1800
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SS Southwark

SS Southwark

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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England
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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1908
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The Weir, Camden, 19 November 1908

The Weir, Camden, 19 November 1908

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Camden, New South Wales, Australia
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1908
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Rectangular red wooden post box with a sloped top, for newspapers and packets

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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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1939
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Poster titled 'School Project Sheet No.1, 'Communications : the telephone'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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Nib pen

Nib pen

Australia Post Historical collection
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Pens
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London, England
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Perry & Co
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1959
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Clear glass rectangular inkstand with an inkwell in the centre

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Inkstands
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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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Display cards
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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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Medal to commemorate the bicentenary of the discovery of the east coast of Australia by Captain James Cook

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TE Hanley collection no. 1
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Commemorative medals
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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James Berry
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1969
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Station, Bundanoon, 1908

Station, Bundanoon, 1908

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bundanoon, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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1834-1934 matchbox holder souvenir of the Melbourne and Victorian Centenary celebrations

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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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Mittagong Road, Bowral, 1908

Mittagong Road, Bowral, 1908

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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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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Card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1886, Champion Prize

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1886
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Spherical crockery shard which is blue with tan coloured swirls

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Doris Nash collection
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Shards
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Parkes, New South Wales, Australia
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1887
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Olympic gold medal for Rugby won by the Australasian team at the 1908 London Olympics

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Patrick McCue collection no. 1
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Sports medals
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London, England
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Mr Patrick McCue
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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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Australian Palace, New South Wales, Franco-British Exhibition, London, 1908

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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London, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Vale Street, Cooma, 14 December 1908

Vale Street, Cooma, 14 December 1908

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Cooma, New South Wales, Australia
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1908
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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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Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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St Kilda Road, Showing Burns' Statue

St Kilda Road, Showing Burns' Statue

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1908
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Federation style, two storey house with verandas and garden

Federation style, two storey house with verandas and garden

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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Black plastic wall telephone

Black plastic wall telephone

Australia Post Historical collection
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Wall telephones
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1945
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Postcard titled 'Statue of Captain Cook, Hyde Park, Sydney, N.S.W', 17 August 1908

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Hyde Park, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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GOVERNORS HOUSE, ROSE HILL, OLD SYDNEY

GOVERNORS HOUSE, ROSE HILL, OLD SYDNEY

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Rose Hill, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Lachlan Macquarie
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1819
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Wooden weaving shuttle

Wooden weaving shuttle

Papuan Official collection
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Weaving shuttles
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir John Hubert P. Murray
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1908
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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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Nib pen

Nib pen

Australia Post Historical collection
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Pens
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London, England
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Perry & Co
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1959
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Landau known as 'The Ranken Coach'

Landau known as 'The Ranken Coach'

Royal Australian Historical Society collection no. 1
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Horse drawn coaches
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Scotland
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Mr George Ranken
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1821
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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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Anderson's Wonderland City Bondi

Anderson's Wonderland City Bondi

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bondi, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Anderson
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1906
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The Courthouse, Parramatta

The Courthouse, Parramatta

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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