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First day cover celebrating the centennary of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church, Thursday Island

First day cover celebrating the centennary of Our Lady of th...

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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First day envelopes
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1984
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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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All Souls C.E. & Rectory, Leichhardt

All Souls C.E. & Rectory, Leichhardt

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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New South Wales Postal Service red painted metal pillar box with an arched top

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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 & Taylor, Sydney
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1875
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Ceramic bust of John Batman

Ceramic bust of John Batman

John Batman and John Pascoe Fawkner Pottery Bust collection
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Busts
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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John Batman
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1934
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Toronto, Lake Macquarie, NSW

Toronto, Lake Macquarie, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Toronto, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Film negative - Alice Springs, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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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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1920
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Anderson's Wonderland City Bondi

Anderson's Wonderland City Bondi

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bondi, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Anderson
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1906
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Wooden boomerang bound with split cane and covered with adhesive and pigment in four places

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JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 1
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Boomerangs
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Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1850
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Broken Hill Pickets 1909, Police Station

Broken Hill Pickets 1909, Police Station

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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Eskbank Station

Eskbank Station

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Germany
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Mr Frederick P. Hobbs
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1909
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Green, brown and yellow strip of cardboard with white tabs at each end representing a kookaburra's nest

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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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1978
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National Park / Loving Christmas Wishes

National Park / Loving Christmas Wishes

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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Ornate silver centrepiece for a table

Ornate silver centrepiece for a table

Smith Family collection
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Centrepieces
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1866
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Brass winding key for chronometer

Brass winding key for chronometer

Department of Defence collection
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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Letter sent from Robert Lionel Faithfull, 16 December 1877

Letter sent from Robert Lionel Faithfull, 16 December 1877

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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Glass plate negative - Rock engravings, Deception Creek east, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, between 1905 and 1914

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Deception Creek, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1905
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Section of the Number 2 rabbit-proof fence from Hill View Homestead, Meekatharra, WA

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Geoff and Sheila Lacy collection
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Fences
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Meekatharra, Western Australia, Australia
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Government of Western Australia
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1903
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Commercial cast iron tobacco cutter for chopping plug tobacco

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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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Prison warden, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Prison warden, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

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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Cast Easom Enfield plaque with rising sun, kangaroo and emu, late 1800s

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Terence Lane collection
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Plaques
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1880
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Receipt sent from Lake & Stewart's Steam Prize Coach & Waggon Factory to George Ernest Faithfull, 31 May 1909

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Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Receipts
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Lake & Stewart's Steam Prize Coach & Waggon Factory
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1909
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Portrait of William Percy Faithfull, by Myra Felton, 1880s

Portrait of William Percy Faithfull, by Myra Felton, 1880s

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Myra Felton
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1880
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Australia Post poster captioned 'We Deliver'

Australia Post poster captioned 'We Deliver'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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1980
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Book titled 'Wedding Dress 1740-1970' written by Madelaine Ginsburg

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Margot Child collection
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Books
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London, England
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Victoria and Albert Museum
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1740
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Bradman

Bradman

David Westcott collection no. 6
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Biographies
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Angus & Robertson
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1948
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Paddy McCue rugby union jersey

Paddy McCue rugby union jersey

Patrick McCue collection no. 2
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Football uniforms
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Mr Patrick McCue
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1908
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Album of pressed seaweed specimens collected around Port Phillip Bay, 1859 -1882

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Port Phillip seaweed album collection
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Botanical specimens
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Port Phillip Bay, Victoria, Australia
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Charles Morrison
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1851
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Amalgamated Society of Carpenters and Joiners

Amalgamated Society of Carpenters and Joiners

Andrew Reeves collection no. 5
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Membership certificates
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Manchester, England
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T H Sale & Co
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1890
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Amalgamated Enginedrivers' and Firemen's Association of New South Wales Certificate of Recognition

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Andrew Reeves collection no. 5
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Certificates
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Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
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Barrier Daily Truth Press
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1909
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Como - The Magical Manipulator

Como - The Magical Manipulator

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1897
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Bag featuring Berlin woolwork with silk

Bag featuring Berlin woolwork with silk

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Evening bags
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1870
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Letter from William Gray addressed to Janet Templeton, beginning 'My Dear Cousin, The case sent here-with is by Mr Guthrie...', dated 2 March 1814

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Diana Baxter collection no. 2
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Personal letters
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Glasgow, Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1814
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Brass carriage clock in leather box used by Lord Forrest

Brass carriage clock in leather box used by Lord Forrest

Commonwealth Grants Commission collection
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Carriage clocks
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France
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Couaillet Family
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1892
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A terrier with ribbon collar, sitting on a cushion, 1897

A terrier with ribbon collar, sitting on a cushion, 1897

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Kerry & Co
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1897
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Lizard brand ink bottle

Lizard brand ink bottle

Australia Post Historical collection
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Ink bottles
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Joplin Manufacturing Co
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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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Reports
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1886
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Adelaide Electric Trams, Opened March 9, 1909. First Car Driven by Mrs. Price.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Anne E. Price
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1909
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Colourised photographic post card of Clifton Gardens, NSW

Colourised photographic post card of Clifton Gardens, 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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Prison padlock

Prison padlock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Padlocks
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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View from the south side of King George's  [i.e. George] Sound

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The Christensen Fund collection no. 2
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Prints
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Western Australia, Australia
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William Westall
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1814
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Esplanade & Earl's Court, Manly

Esplanade & Earl's Court, Manly

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club Programme, Andrew Faithfull Gibson, 19 January 1877

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Tirranna Race Club collection
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Programs
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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W R. Riley and family
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1877
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Liverpool Plains P A & H Association 1877 'Arab Stallion'

Liverpool Plains P A & H Association 1877 'Arab Stallion'

David Allen medals collection
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Medals
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1877
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National Agricultural & Industrial Association of Queensland 1909 'Blood Mare'

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David Allen medals collection
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1909
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Album of pressed seaweed specimens collected by Charles Morrison around Port Phillip Bay, 1852 -1882

Album of pressed seaweed specimens collected by Charles Morr...