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Bread Knife

Bread Knife

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bread knives
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Sheffield, England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1930
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War Relief fundraising certificate issued to May Knowles in 1944

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People's Paraphernalia collection no. 8
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Certificates
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Victorian Department of Education
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1944
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Ceramic tankard ceramic with Aboriginal motifs of animals

Ceramic tankard ceramic with Aboriginal motifs of animals

JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 3
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Tankards
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Leura, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Essexware
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1950
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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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Collins Street East, Melbourne

Collins Street East, Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Germany
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Hotel Rex Potts Point Sydney NSW

Hotel Rex Potts Point Sydney NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ramsay Photo Works Pty Ltd
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1950
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Randwick Freemasons 1921-1971

Randwick Freemasons 1921-1971

Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Commemorative badges
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Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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1921
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T-shirt commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the formation of the Torres Strait Light Infantry Battalion

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1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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T-shirts
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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Torres Strait Light Infantry Battalion
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1992
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Grand stand at East Melbourne Cricket Ground

Grand stand at East Melbourne Cricket Ground

Nanette Ward collection
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Photographs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1921
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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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The Junction, Annandale

The Junction, Annandale

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Annandale, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Sanitary Bronco Toilet Roll

Sanitary Bronco Toilet Roll

Margaret Maclurcan collection
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Toilet paper
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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British Patent Perforated Paper Co Pty Ltd
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1894
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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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Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Medal 1953 to Sir Robert Menzies

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RG Menzies collection
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Medals
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England
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1953
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May Day 1979 World Peace IYC

May Day 1979 World Peace IYC

Union of Australian Women collection
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Commemorative badges
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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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Grevillea alpina

Grevillea alpina

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1875
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Pair of brown cotton stockings

Pair of brown cotton stockings

Olga Riet collection
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Stockings
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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Pair of outside calipers

Pair of outside calipers

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Outside calipers
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Kaleidoscope component

Kaleidoscope component

Reverend Canon HR Cavalier collection
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Kaleidoscopes
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Glenelg, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Reverend F H. Stokes
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1909
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Allen key

Allen key

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Allen keys
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Program for Victorian Women's Cricket Association Farewell Dinner,1937

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Lorna Smith collection
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Programs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Elsie Deane
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1937
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The Windsor, Spring Street, Melbourne, Vic

The Windsor, Spring Street, Melbourne, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Poster titled 'Reclaim the Night', 1993

Poster titled 'Reclaim the Night', 1993

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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Comb for sheep shearing handpiece used at 'Rocky Plains' via Berridale

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Tony Preston collection no. 4
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Shearing equipment
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Berridale, New South Wales, Australia
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Neil Woodhouse
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1910
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Highway map Sydney - Melbourne - Adelaide

Highway map Sydney - Melbourne - Adelaide

Frank and John Burdett collection
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Road maps
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Australia Post No.1 white canvas post bag, 1986

Australia Post No.1 white canvas post bag, 1986

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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1986
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Katoomba Railway Station

Katoomba Railway Station

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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1909
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Single-furrow horse-drawn plough used by experimental wheat breeder William Farrer

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Barbara Tong collection
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Ploughs
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Lambrigg Station, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1880
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Charlie Macgregor, Senior. Windorah. Early January, 1953

Charlie Macgregor, Senior. Windorah. Early January, 1953

Noelle Sandwith collection no. 1
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Drawings
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Windorah, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Noelle O. Sandwith
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1953
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'The Australian Sketchbook' by Samuel Thomas Gill (STG), Hamel & Ferguson, Melbourne, 1865

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S.T. Gill collection
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Art books
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Samuel T. Gill
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1865
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Queen's Statue and St James in Sydney

Queen's Statue and St James in Sydney

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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1909
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White ceramic soup bowl with letters CACS

White ceramic soup bowl with letters CACS

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Soup bowls
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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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Campbell Arcade, Melbourne, Vic. Subway from Flinders Street Railway Station to Delgraves Street

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Ivy Lovric's name badge from Woolworths Hurstville 1950s

Ivy Lovric's name badge from Woolworths Hurstville 1950s

Ivy Lovric collection
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Identity badges
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Ivy Lovric
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1950
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Program for Musical and Dramatic Recital by St Patrick's Cathedral Choir and St Patrick's and St Colman's Schools, at Cathedral Hall

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Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Music programs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Leopold 'Leo' Steger
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1941
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Fowler's Vacola Jar no. 28

Fowler's Vacola Jar no. 28

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Food preserving jars
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Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Mavis Bridle
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1930
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Glass plate negative - two men with cuts of meat hanging from roof of dwelling, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905 or 1911

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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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1905
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Shrine of Remembrance, Melbourne, VIC

Shrine of Remembrance, Melbourne, VIC

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Department of Education certificate issued to Lesley Robertson to certify that he passed composing theory examinations from 1921-1923

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Les Robertson collection
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Certificates
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Victorian Department of Education
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1923
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Souvenir blue glass plate or dish - Queen Elizabeth II, 1953

Souvenir blue glass plate or dish - Queen Elizabeth II, 1953

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative plates
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1953
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River with a letter

River with a letter "K" in the upper left corner

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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Dessert spoon

Dessert spoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessertspoons
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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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Haloragis micrantha

Haloragis micrantha

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1876
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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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Photograph of Billy Snedden and Fred Daly about to shake hands on the set of

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Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Sir Billy M. Snedden
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1979
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Poster-

Poster- "Australian Race Against Time for Africa"

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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Profile of a woman and a dove

Profile of a woman and a dove

Union of Australian Women collection
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Political badges
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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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Square fawn-coloured lacquered canvas suitcase with a red, yellow and black stripe pattern

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Colledge Family collection
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Suitcases
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Be it ever so ugly...

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Crossing the Diamantina River, Birdsville. Late January, 1953

Crossing the Diamantina River, Birdsville. Late January, 195...

Noelle Sandwith collection no. 1
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Drawings
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Diamantina River, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Noelle O. Sandwith
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1953
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1866 Melbourne Cup

1866 Melbourne Cup

John Tait collection
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Trophies
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London, England
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Mr John Tait
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1865
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Advance Australia, Australia Day 1918

Advance Australia, Australia Day 1918

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Commemorative badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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1918
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'Still life with jar and bowl', painted by Eddie Mabo, c1952

'Still life with jar and bowl', painted by Eddie Mabo, c1952

Bonita Mabo collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Eddie K. Mabo
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1952
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Tooth's ferrous metal bottle opener

Tooth's ferrous metal bottle opener

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bottle openers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1950
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Water-lillies, Botanical Gardens, Melbourne, Vic

Water-lillies, Botanical Gardens, Melbourne, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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