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Ogden Smiths Mermaid fishing fly

Ogden Smiths Mermaid fishing fly

Gidleigh Collection
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Fishing lures
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London, England
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Photographic glass plate holder

Photographic glass plate holder

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Photographic plate holders
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New York, United States of America
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Eastman Kodak Company
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1904
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John Rodgers Marine Chronometer No 1/1853, with accessories in a wooden case

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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John Rodgers
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1868
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Cartoon titled 'Euthanasia Cruise Ship'.

Cartoon titled 'Euthanasia Cruise Ship'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Mr John Ditchburn
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2001
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Carte de visite portrait photograph of Nathaniel Myers

Carte de visite portrait photograph of Nathaniel Myers

Nathaniel Myers Scrimshaw collection
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Photographs
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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H H. Baily
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1867
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Spherical crockery shard which is blue with tan coloured swirls

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Doris Nash collection
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Shards
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Parkes, New South Wales, Australia
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1887
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Boomerang made of dark timber, attributed to Chris 'Pompey' Austin, 1890s

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Chris Austin
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1890
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34 The Strike 1909 - Block 10 escort

34 The Strike 1909 - Block 10 escort

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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Cartoon titled 'The Target Symbol'.

Cartoon titled 'The Target Symbol'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Mr John Ditchburn
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2001
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Man-O-War Steps in Sydney Harbour

Man-O-War Steps in Sydney Harbour

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss E Fleminson
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1909
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Warden sitting in the main chair in the 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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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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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1922
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Narrow white cardboard box containing 15 paper items

Narrow white cardboard box containing 15 paper items

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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Receipt issued to Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 31 December 1877

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Tirranna Race Club collection
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Receipts
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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F. Lassetter & Co
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1877
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Bunch of keys from HM Prison Campbell St Hobart

Bunch of keys from HM Prison Campbell St Hobart

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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Operative Bakers' Association (NSW)

Operative Bakers' Association (NSW)

Andrew Reeves collection no. 5
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Membership certificates
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Waverley, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1890
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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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The Railway Accident at Sunshine. April 20. 1908. over 40 lives lost

The Railway Accident at Sunshine. April 20. 1908. over 40 li...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sunshine, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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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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National Agricultural & Industrial Association of Queensland 'Chaff Cutter 1877'

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David Allen medals collection
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Medals
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1877
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Off-white rectangular transfer sticker with gold letters spelling

Off-white rectangular transfer sticker with gold letters spe...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Transfers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Sturt Street, Ballarat, Victoria

Sturt Street, Ballarat, Victoria

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Germany
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Mrs A.W. White standing in snow at the top of Mt. Wellington

Mrs A.W. White standing in snow at the top of Mt. Wellington

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Breastplate presented to Coomee Nullanga of Ulladulla NSW by Edmund Milne in 1909

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Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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New South Wales, Australia
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Coomee
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1909
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Bronco Strong Superfine Toilet Tissue

Bronco Strong Superfine Toilet Tissue

Margaret Maclurcan collection
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Toilet paper
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Andrew Jack, Dyson & Co
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1894
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Image of sunset over water

Image of sunset over water

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Willie Burton with his horse and dog, 1890s

Willie Burton with his horse and dog, 1890s

Horse photographs and ephemera collection no. 2
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Photographs
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1890
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Photographic postcard titled 'SNOW AT LEURA 19-9-05'

Photographic postcard titled 'SNOW AT LEURA 19-9-05'

Horse and Agricultural Images and Advertising collection
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Photographic postcards
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Leura, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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1909
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ACME 'Invincible' clothes wringer

ACME 'Invincible' clothes wringer

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes wringers
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Glasgow, Scotland
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ACME Manufacturing Co
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1900
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Ebony walking stick presented to Sir George Houstoun Reid by Lloyd George on 27 March 1917

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Anne Fairbairn collection no. 4
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Walking-sticks
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Birmingham, West Midlands, England
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Sir George H. Reid
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1897
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Postcard of Junction Street Nowra

Postcard of Junction Street Nowra

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Nowra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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A Joyous Birthday - Queen Victoria - Neutral Bay, 8 June 1909

A Joyous Birthday - Queen Victoria - Neutral Bay, 8 June 190...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Neutral Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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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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Envelope and letter sent from Robert Lionel Faithfull, 23 November 1877

Envelope and letter sent from Robert Lionel Faithfull, 23 No...

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Letters
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New York, United States of America
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Robert L. Faithfull
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1877
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Circular Quay, from the Harbour, Sydney, 1909

Circular Quay, from the Harbour, Sydney, 1909

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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1909
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Colour display card, titled, 'Moving pictures, Pictorial pre-stamped postcards to get your message moving, $2.50 a pack of six'

Colour display card, titled, 'Moving pictures, Pictorial pre...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Display cards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Australia Post
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Club

Club

Katherine Stow collection
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Clubs
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Narran River, New South Wales, Australia
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Peter Hippi
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1879
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Postcard of Melbourne Cup, 1909

Postcard of Melbourne Cup, 1909

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Flemington, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Fraser and Jenkinson
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1909
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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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Postcard of Melbourne Cup winner - Gaulus, 1897

Postcard of Melbourne Cup winner - Gaulus, 1897

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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1897
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Cartoon titled 'Why We Can't Take Anymore Boat People'.

Cartoon titled 'Why We Can't Take Anymore Boat People'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Mr John Ditchburn
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2001
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Photographic glass plate holder

Photographic glass plate holder

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Photographic plate holders
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New York, United States of America
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Eastman Kodak Company
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1904
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Letter from James Turner, dated 24 March 1864.

Letter from James Turner, dated 24 March 1864.

Bernard Freedman collection no. 1
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Personal letters
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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James Turner
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1864
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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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Pocket watch presented to Patrick 'Paddy' McCue, 1909

Pocket watch presented to Patrick 'Paddy' McCue, 1909

Patrick McCue collection no. 4
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Pocket watches
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Massachusetts, United States of America
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Waltham Watch Company
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1909
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English cricketer Thomas Richardson - 1897/8 English Touring team to Australia

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Nanette Ward collection
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Commemorative badges
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Whitehead and Hoag
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1892
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View of the Gib, Bowral, 1909

View of the Gib, Bowral, 1909

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bowral, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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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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Short History of Women's Cricket in Australia to 1939 With Particular Reference to Victoria

Short History of Women's Cricket in Australia to 1939 With P...