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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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Engraved print titled 'Native Troopers Dispersing a Camp', by Frank P. Mahoney, 1886

Engraved print titled 'Native Troopers Dispersing a Camp', b...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Engravings
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Lovett Tower, Woden Town Centre, Phillip, Canberra, Australian Capi...
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Frank P. Mahony
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1886
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Poster captioned 'Speed delivery - use private box numbers on mail'

Poster captioned 'Speed delivery - use private box numbers o...

Australia Post Historical collection
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George Street, Sydney, showing Town Hall and Queen Victoria Markets, 28 April 1908

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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1908
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Gt. Bourke St. looking East from Queen St. Melbourne, in the 'Fifties'

Gt. Bourke St. looking East from Queen St. Melbourne, in the...

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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Tintype portrait of a young child

Tintype portrait of a young child

Bothwell Museum collection
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Bothwell Museum
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1880
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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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At the fountain

At the fountain

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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Photographic postcard of Sydney Observatory, NSW

Photographic postcard of Sydney Observatory, 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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1884
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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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Tintype portrait of a young woman 1880s

Tintype portrait of a young woman 1880s

Bothwell Museum collection
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Bothwell Museum
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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South Australian Chamber of Manufacturers
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1936
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Queens Wharf, Melbourne, in the 'Fifties'

Queens Wharf, Melbourne, in the 'Fifties'

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Yarra River, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1850
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Circular cotton doily with a 'Hairpin Work' lace fringe, made in Orbost, Victoria, in the late 1800s

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Una May Irvine collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Orbost, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Helena E. Roadknight
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1870
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Try square

Try square

George O Crawford collection
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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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Picturesque Atlas of Australasia.

Picturesque Atlas of Australasia.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Atlases
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1886
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Parliament of Tasmania Penal Establishments, Hobart and Launceston Reports for 1886

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Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1886
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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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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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Shell pubic cover

Shell pubic cover

Papuan Official collection
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Personal adornments
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir John Hubert P. Murray
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1908
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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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Photographs
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Augustus L. Faithfull
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1908
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Sundowners. No.1 - On the Wallaby

Sundowners. No.1 - On the Wallaby

Jack Russel Greenham collection
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Postcards
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1908
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Set of nine metal weights

Set of nine metal weights

Australia Post Historical collection
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Weights
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Commercial cast iron tobacco cutter for chopping plug tobacco

Commercial cast iron tobacco cutter for chopping plug tobacc...

Suncoast Pioneer Village collection
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Tobacco cutters
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Bli Bli, Queensland, Australia
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Suncoast Pioneer Village
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1850
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Pearl brooch given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her husband on their wedding anniversary in 1826

Pearl brooch given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her hu...

Diana Baxter collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1826
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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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187. CIRCULAR QUAY, SYDNEY, 1908

187. CIRCULAR QUAY, SYDNEY, 1908

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Circular Quay, Sydney Cove, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Australia for the Australians, White Australia

Australia for the Australians, White Australia

White Australia Protection Badge collection
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Political badges
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Australia
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1906
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Glass plate negative - Katherine River, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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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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A black spotted net lace day cap, trimmed with cream grosgrain ribbon and torchon bobbin lace

A black spotted net lace day cap, trimmed with cream grosgra...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Bonnets
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1850
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Australian Palace, Central Hall, Franco-British Exhibition, London, 1908

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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London, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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The lake, Botanical Gardens, Sydney, NSW

The lake, Botanical Gardens, Sydney, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Letter printed on yellow paper, titled '1984-A Year to Remember'

Letter printed on yellow paper, titled '1984-A Year to Remem...

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Letters
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1984
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Diamond-shaped wooden parrying shield decorated with blue pigment

Diamond-shaped wooden parrying shield decorated with blue pi...

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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Shields
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Upper Darling River Region, New South Wales, Australia
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1840
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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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1922
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Remains of a

Remains of a "Pepper box" revolver

Royal Australian Historical Society collection no. 2
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Revolvers
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Young, New South Wales, Australia
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Chinese Miners
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1845
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Kangaroo inside a shield

Kangaroo inside a shield

Terence Lane collection
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Pendants
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1908
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Doulton jug decorated with kangaroos, 1886

Doulton jug decorated with kangaroos, 1886

Terence Lane collection
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Jugs
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Lambeth, London, England
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Doulton and Company
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1886
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Set of brass scales with a round plate and a rectangular plate with rounded edges

Set of brass scales with a round plate and a rectangular pla...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Balances
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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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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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Forming the Human Flag

Forming the Human Flag

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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The Customs House, Circular Quay, 1855

The Customs House, Circular