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Four unused centenary re-issue of the first postage stamps produced in Australia, 1950

Four unused centenary re-issue of the first postage stamps p...

Third Great Seal of New South Wales collection
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Postage stamps
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Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1950
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Wooden stick used for washing clothes

Wooden stick used for washing clothes

Lorna Huxtable collection
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Copper sticks
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Louise E. Barrenger
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1882
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Poster captioned 'Post a card for Easter. It's such an unexpected pleasure'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Embroidered handmade doily

Embroidered handmade doily

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1900
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Receipt sent from Lake Bathurst Shoeing Forge to George Ernest Faithfull, October 1908

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Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Receipts
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Lake Bathurst Shoeing Forge
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1908
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Note that reads Tirranna Cup 1895 to 1904

Note that reads Tirranna Cup 1895 to 1904

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Documents
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1895
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Film negative - Expedition party on march, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1926
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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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The Strike, 1909, Broken Hill

The Strike, 1909, Broken Hill

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
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Broken Hill Proprietary Limited
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1909
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Cast iron prison key

Cast iron prison key

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Keys
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Calendar titled He Careth for You, 1897

Calendar titled He Careth for You, 1897

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Calendars
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1897
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Barrister's wig worn by Sir George Houstoun Reid

Barrister's wig worn by Sir George Houstoun Reid

Anne Fairbairn collection no. 2
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Wigs
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London, England
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Ravenscroft
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1890
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Telegraph Office

Telegraph Office

Australia Post Historical collection
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Sticker 'PMG'

Sticker 'PMG'

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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Government House

Government House

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Government House, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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NSW Government
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1849
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Dispatch box with 'Premier of New South Wales' on lid

Dispatch box with 'Premier of New South Wales' on lid

Marion Green collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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NSW Government
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1901
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Fiftieth Anniversary 1888-1938

Fiftieth Anniversary 1888-1938

Olive King collection
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Commemorative medallions
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Australia
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Amor Pty Ltd
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1938
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The Strike, 1909 in Broken Hill

The Strike, 1909 in Broken Hill

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
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NSW Police
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1909
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View of Macquarie Street from Government House, Sydney N.S.W

View of Macquarie Street from Government House, Sydney N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss H C. Smith
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1909
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Matthew Flinders' 'A Voyage to Terra Australis' (1814) , Volume 2

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Matthew Flinders collection
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Travel books
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London, England
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Captain Matthew Flinders
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1814
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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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Wooden scribe made from wood with a steel screw holding the pieces together

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George O Crawford collection
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Woodworking tools
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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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Film negative - Family in garden, Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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W. Whyte's Chemist Shop

W. Whyte's Chemist Shop

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Quayside fish stall Whitby circa 1880

Quayside fish stall Whitby circa 1880

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Frank M. Sutcliffe
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1880
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Receipt sent from Miss Raymond Layer to G.P. Faithfull, 10 May 1909

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Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Receipts
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Raymond Layard
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1909
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Warden at opened trap door for the gallows Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

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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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Letter - Commandants' Office, Port Arthur, 6 February 1846

Letter - Commandants' Office, Port Arthur, 6 February 1846

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Letters
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1846
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Postcard featuring photograph of Argyle Cut, Sydney

Postcard featuring photograph of Argyle Cut, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Argyle Cut, The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Motor Fire Engine, London, 1909

Motor Fire Engine, London, 1909

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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1909
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The Gap, Watson's Bay

The Gap, Watson's Bay

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Gap, Watsons Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1849
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Woolwich Dock, Sydney

Woolwich Dock, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Woolwich Dock, Woolwich, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Colourised photographic postcard of Neutral Bay, NSW

Colourised photographic postcard of Neutral Bay, 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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1884
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IXL (Henry Jones) amethyst glass jam jar

IXL (Henry Jones) amethyst glass jam jar

Anne Girard collection
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Jars
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Australian Jam Co
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1900
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Glass photographic magic lantern slide of a thylacine at the London Zoo

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David Seth-Smith collection
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Lantern slides
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London Zoo, London, England
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Mr David Seth-Smith
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1850
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Envelope and letter addressed to Ann Deane, 8 October 1877

Envelope and letter addressed to Ann Deane, 8 October 1877

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Letters
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Ann Deane
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1877
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Launceston Centenary 21st March 1906

Launceston Centenary 21st March 1906

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1806
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Certificates
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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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Red metal post box on four legs

Red metal post box on four legs

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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1930
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Steel hand drill with a round wooden handle

Steel hand drill with a round wooden handle

George O Crawford collection
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Hand drills
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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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Aboriginal breastplate for Billy Hippie, King of Minnon

Aboriginal breastplate for Billy Hippie, King of Minnon

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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George Twemlow
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1877
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Jamaica Bridge, Glasgow

Jamaica Bridge, Glasgow

Jack Russel Greenham collection
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Photographic postcards
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Jamaica Bridge, Glasgow, Scotland
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E A Schwerdlfeger & Co
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1905
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Cream cotton corset

Cream cotton corset

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Corsets
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1900
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Milson's Point

Milson's Point

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Milsons Point, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Australia Post colour poster titled

Australia Post colour poster titled "Send your love home S.A...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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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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Pair of wooden skis made from hand-cut mountain ash, with leather bindings

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Donald Maclurcan collection no. 2
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Skis
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Kiandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Geoffrey Yen
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1860
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Colourised photographic postcard of Como Bridge over George's River.

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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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1884
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Photographic portrait of man sitting on horse, Victoria, 1870's

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Horse Photographic Portrait collection
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Albumen prints
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Victoria, Australia
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1870
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"Agent for Commonwealth Savings Bank"

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising signs
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New South Wales, Australia
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Commonwealth Savings Bank of Australia
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Lantern slide - Pitjantjatjara man, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920-1924

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Lantern slides
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Rectangular enamelled metal sign

Rectangular enamelled metal sign "Post Office"

Australia Post Historical collection
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Signs
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1980
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Sticker 'PMG'

Sticker 'PMG'

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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Photographic glass plate holder