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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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Tirranna Picnic Race Club minutes book, 1881 to 1912

Tirranna Picnic Race Club minutes book, 1881 to 1912

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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1881
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Last of the boat people

Last of the boat people

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Geoffrey R. Hook
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1997
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Letter book from George McDonald to William Pitt Faithfull, 1852 to 1857

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Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Letter books
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Edinburgh, Scotland
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William P. Faithfull
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1852
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Cast iron frying pan

Cast iron frying pan

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Frying pans
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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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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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Certificate awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1886, Champion Prize

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Certificates
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1886
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Post Office, Melbourne, in the 'Fifties'

Post Office, Melbourne, in the 'Fifties'

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1850
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Parrying shield made by Jack Shepherd, Byrock, New South Wales, 1908

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Edmund Milne collection
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Shields
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Byrock, New South Wales, Australia
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Jack Shepherd
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1908
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'Amalgamated Society of Engineers' membership certificate .

'Amalgamated Society of Engineers' membership certificate .

Andrew Reeves collection no. 5
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Membership certificates
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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1850
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Brass fastening latch

Brass fastening latch

Department of Defence collection
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Fasteners
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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Half-pint pewter measuring jug engraved with 'Advance Australia', made by Joseph Morgan, Bristol, c.1850

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Terence Lane collection
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Jugs
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Bristol, England
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1845
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Photograph of a girl

Photograph of a girl

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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Souvenir mug - Bicentenary of Australia

Souvenir mug - Bicentenary of Australia

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative mugs
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Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1788
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Start of native canoe race, Fiji

Start of native canoe race, Fiji

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Fiji
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Clare, South Australia, Australia
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Clare Agricultural & Horticultural Society
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1936
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White china dinner plate

White china dinner plate

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Dinner plates
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Glass plate negative - Deception Creek, Red Gorge, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, between 1905 and 1914

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Deception Creek, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1905
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Church - With Best Wishes (Hunter Baille Memorial Presbyterian Church Annandale)

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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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Box for Postmaster's Display Kit 29

Box for Postmaster's Display Kit 29

Australia Post Historical collection
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Display boxes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1982
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Victorian Postal Service square red metal letter box

Victorian Postal Service square red metal letter box

Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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Victoria, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1870
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"FIRST PRIZE, GOULBURN, 188_"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1880
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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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Clear glass bowl to commemorate Australia's Centenary in 1888

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Terence Lane collection
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Commemorative plates
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Sunderland, England
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Greener & Co
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1887
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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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Postcards
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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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Khaki woollen battle jacket

Khaki woollen battle jacket

Myrtle Ivy Lindsay collection
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Jackets
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Europe
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Myrtle I. Lindsay
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1945
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Cheese dish with a yellow glaze decorated with a molded spray of maize flanked by an emu and kangaroo

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Terence Lane collection
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Cheese dishes
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England
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1885
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Anthony Horden and Sons, 24 May 1908

Anthony Horden and Sons, 24 May 1908

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising 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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Gold Digger's Hut, Victoria, Austr

Gold Digger's Hut, Victoria, Austr

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1900
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Visit of U.S.A. Fleet to Sydney

Visit of U.S.A. Fleet to Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Crown Studios
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1908
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Photograph album

Photograph album

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photograph albums
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China
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1917
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Greetings from Marrickville

Greetings from Marrickville

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Poster captioned 'Speed delivery - use private box numbers on mail'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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Poster titled 'Send Christmas greetings, telegrams before 23rd December'

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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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1948
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Map of the West Kimberley fitted into a timber pelmet

Map of the West Kimberley fitted into a timber pelmet

Emanuel Family collection
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Maps
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Western Australia, Australia
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Lands & Surveys Department, Western Australia
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1901
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At first it didn't succeed, so Foster's China tries again

At first it didn't succeed, so Foster's China tries again

Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1998
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The Gwalior Plains

The Gwalior Plains

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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J Carr
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1840
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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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Brass winding key for chronometer

Brass winding key for chronometer

Department of Defence collection
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Keys
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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Black and white photograph of Fred Daly viewing artefacts with an unidentified Chinese man and woman, 1963

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Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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