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Harvest of Endurance: A History of the Chinese in Australia 1788-1988

Harvest of Endurance: A History of the Chinese in Australia ...

Australia-China Friendship Society collection
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Scrolls
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Australia
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Mr Mo Xiangyi
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1987
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New South Wales Postal Service cylindrical red cast iron post box

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Triggs & Marr, Sydney
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1870
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Esbach albuminometer in wooden tube with cork

Esbach albuminometer in wooden tube with cork

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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Measuring instruments
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Germany
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School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
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1890
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Uncirculated 1997 one dollar coin

Uncirculated 1997 one dollar coin

Royal Australian Mint collection no. 2
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One dollar coins
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Royal Australian Mint
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1997
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Railway Station, Albury

Railway Station, Albury

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Albury, New South Wales, Australia
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1906
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Sterling silver cigarette box presented to Lieutenant Commander Jack Donovan, RAN

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Donovan Family collection
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Cigarette boxes
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Lieutenant-Commander Jack Donovan
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1941
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Electric light globe

Electric light globe

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Electric light globes
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United Kingdom
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General Electric Company
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1940
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Zufolo, a flute-like instrument

Zufolo, a flute-like instrument

Guiseppe Castellana collection
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Wind instruments
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Montallegro, Sicily, Agrigento province, Italy
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Mr Guiseppe '. Castellana
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1940
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Wedding anniversary

Wedding anniversary

Margot Child collection
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1908
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The Complete Cricketer

The Complete Cricketer

Nanette Ward collection
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Books
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London, England
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Albert E. Knight
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1906
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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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Waiting for matinee, Criterion theatre, Sydney

Waiting for matinee, Criterion theatre, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Springwood, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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1909
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Seeing the umpire home

Seeing the umpire home

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Master Jack McKenzie
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1906
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"HIGHLY COMMENDED, 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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Cane grocery basket used at a J B Youngs store in Canberra until 1965

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Peter Duff collection
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Baskets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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J B Youngs Pty Ltd
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1920
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Ornate brass table lamp with four bayonet light globe fittings and four candle holders

Ornate brass table lamp with four bayonet light globe fittin...

Department of Home Affairs (Prime Minister's Lodge) collection
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Table lamps
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The Lodge, Deakin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Parliament of Australia
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1927
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Use Victor Baking Powder

Use Victor Baking Powder

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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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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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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Centrallising anvil

Centrallising anvil

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Anvils
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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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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Knife

Knife

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Knives
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Multistorey building with a woman standing in front of it

Multistorey building with a woman standing in front of it

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Stanmore, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1906
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Green glass storage jar with plastic lid

Green glass storage jar with plastic lid

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Jars
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1940
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TO QUARANTINE LAUNCH AEDES

TO QUARANTINE LAUNCH AEDES

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Signs
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Torrens Island, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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1930
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Group of people at a picnic on 9 Nov 1906

Group of people at a picnic on 9 Nov 1906

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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St. Thomas' Church, North Sydney

St. Thomas' Church, North Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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North Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1849
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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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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Pelion Plains Cradle Mountain National Park, Winifred Curtis, 30 February 1941

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Dr Winifred Curtis collection
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Photographs
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Pelion Plains, Tasmania, Australia
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Dr Winifred M. Curtis
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1941
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Go / No go gauge

Go / No go gauge

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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Timber tool box

Timber tool box

John Docker collection
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Tool boxes
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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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Yawning's Catching

Yawning's Catching

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1906
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