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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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The Miracle of the Vistula

The Miracle of the Vistula

J Wyszogrodzki collection no. 1
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Newspaper clippings
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News Weekly
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1950
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Shield

Shield

L and T Hackney collection
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Shields
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1900
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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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Leather bound bible containing the Old and new Testaments

Leather bound bible containing the Old and new Testaments

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Bibles
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Waverley, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Oxford University Press
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1900
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Postcard featuring photograph of The Domain, Sydney

Postcard featuring photograph of The Domain, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Domain, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Handmade miner's lunch box

Handmade miner's lunch box

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Food storage containers
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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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Tirranna Picnic Race Club members register and minutes book, 1907 to 1909, and 1921 to 1930

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Tirranna Race Club collection
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Books
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1907
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Souvenir printed handkerchief for the visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth to Australia in 1949

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Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Handkerchiefs
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Australia
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King George VI
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1949
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Plow plane iron

Plow plane iron

John Docker collection
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Plane irons
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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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Letter to Sue Summers from Adelaide Advertiser, 17 September 1949

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Australian Women's Cricket Council collection
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Letters
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Adelaide Advertiser
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1949
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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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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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Nameplate for Ludwig Leichhardt 1848

Nameplate for Ludwig Leichhardt 1848

Bristow Smith collection
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Nameplates
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Moreton Bay, Queensland, Australia
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Ludwig Leichhardt
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1848
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Boomerang

Boomerang

S Jackson collection
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Boomerangs
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Sale, Victoria, Australia
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Not provided
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1900
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Shield

Shield

L and T Hackney collection
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Shields
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1900
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Pair of knee-length black leather riding boots

Pair of knee-length black leather riding boots

Colledge Family collection
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Riding boots
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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State, Municipal & Civil Luncheon at 1pm, Town Hall, Sydney, 7 January 1901

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 4
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Menus
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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NSW Government
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1900
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Letter holder

Letter holder

Union of Australian Women collection
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Letter holders
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Franco-British Exhibition, London, 1908

Franco-British Exhibition, London, 1908

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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London, England
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The Valentine & Sons' Publishing Co.
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1908
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Newspaper clipping titled 'Seventh Innings Rally By Keira'

Newspaper clipping titled 'Seventh Innings Rally By Keira'

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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1949
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140, Horse Ferry, Sydney

140, Horse Ferry, 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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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Sticker

Sticker

Union of Australian Women collection
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Stickers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Rectangular red wooden post box with a sloped top, for newspapers and packets

Rectangular red wooden post box with a sloped top, for newsp...

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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Rectangular sticker with a royal crown and

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Stickers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company
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Bath plug

Bath plug

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Sink plugs
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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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Letter dated 16 May 1844, signed by Thomas Thansell (?)

Letter dated 16 May 1844, signed by Thomas Thansell (?)

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Letters
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1844
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1945
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Discussion Poster No.47 - Good Taste -  October 31, 1949

Discussion Poster No.47 - Good Taste - October 31, 1949

George W Barber collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Commonwealth Office of Education
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1949
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Ceramic vase

Ceramic vase

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Vases
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1900
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Auntie Val's Blue Birds - 2GB

Auntie Val's Blue Birds - 2GB

Enid Treadgold collection
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