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Space beneath trap door from gallows, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Space beneath trap door from gallows, Campbell Street Prison...

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Rectangular aluminium sign with a wooden backing and

Rectangular aluminium sign with a wooden backing and "Canber...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Signs
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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My God, My Father.  What though in lonely grief I sigh ...

My God, My Father. What though in lonely grief I sigh ...

David Westcott collection no. 7
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Prayer cards
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1914
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Carved pig

Carved pig

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Innksete on the Fu River, Wuschau. May 1917

Innksete on the Fu River, Wuschau. May 1917

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Varnished wooden bowl, used with a sponge to wet stamps in a Post Office

Varnished wooden bowl, used with a sponge to wet stamps in a...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bowls
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Timber sample

Timber sample

Papuan Official collection
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Wood samples
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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New South Wales Postal Service cylindrical red cast iron post box

New South Wales Postal Service cylindrical red cast iron pos...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Triggs & Marr, Sydney
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1870
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Stone tool

Stone tool

Papuan Official collection
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Stone tools
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Hair brush and comb set

Hair brush and comb set

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Hair care equipment
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London, England
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Mappin & Webb Ltd
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1913
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Box for 'Lister' Sheep-Shearing combs used at 'Rocky Plains' via Berridale

Box for 'Lister' Sheep-Shearing combs used at 'Rocky Plains'...

Tony Preston collection no. 4
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Storage boxes
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Dursley, Gloucestershire, England
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R A Lister and Company Limited
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1910
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Instructional leaflet

Instructional leaflet "Display Kit 3 - Pre-stamped envelopes...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Instructional documents
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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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Cigarette leaving Yunnanfu per carriers

Cigarette leaving Yunnanfu per carriers

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Pair of metal spurs with black leather straps

Pair of metal spurs with black leather straps

Colledge Family collection
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Spurs
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Lime spatula

Lime spatula

Papuan Official collection
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Spatulas
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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One of a pair of bronze cast kangaroo bookends

One of a pair of bronze cast kangaroo bookends

Terence Lane collection
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Bookends
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Germany
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1915
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Cane cuirass

Cane cuirass

Papuan Official collection
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Torso armour
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Henry J. Ryan
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1915
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Ceramic bust of John Pascoe Fawkner

Ceramic bust of John Pascoe Fawkner

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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Mr John P. Fawkner
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1934
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Cattle branding iron with the initials WR

Cattle branding iron with the initials WR

Gidleigh collection
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Brands
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Australia Post No.2 white canvas post bag, 1981

Australia Post No.2 white canvas post bag, 1981

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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1981
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White china cup commemorating the sinking of SMS Emden by HMAS Sydney at Keeling Cocos Island on 9 November 1914

White china cup commemorating the sinking of SMS Emden by HM...

Margaret Gibb collection
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Commemorative cups
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England
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Samuel Radford Ltd
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1914
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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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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Christmas card (lion) from Ronnie McPhee to the McPhee family during World War I

Christmas card (lion) from Ronnie McPhee to the McPhee famil...

Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Christmas cards
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Muriel E. McPhee
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1910
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Poster titled 'It's the speedy airmail that conquers distance and saves time'

Poster titled 'It's the speedy airmail that conquers distanc...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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'Whadda You Lot Celebratin Now?...', in relation to the centenary of the Federation of Australia in 2001

'Whadda You Lot Celebratin Now?...', in relation to the cent...

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Mark Lynch
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2001
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Ornament

Ornament

Papuan Official collection
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Ornaments
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Plaited sample of human hair

Plaited sample of human hair

Papuan Official collection
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Human hair
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Adze

Adze

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Drum

Drum

Papuan Official collection
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Musical drums
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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The Canal (actually a river) in front of the B.A.T. Mess Yunnanfu in flood Augt 1920

The Canal (actually a river) in front of the B.A.T. Mess Yun...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Pottery vessel

Pottery vessel

Papuan Official collection
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Pots
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Mayne's autograph book containing over 850 autographs of famous cricketers from England, Australia, Sth Africa, New Zealand, West Indies & Scotland covering the period 1907-1955

Mayne's autograph book containing over 850 autographs of fam...

Nanette Ward collection
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Autograph books
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Edgar R. Mayne
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1907
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Adze haft

Adze haft

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Kalgan 10-10-1913 View of the hills near the city (North West note how bare they are)

Kalgan 10-10-1913 View of the hills near the city (North Wes...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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St Thomas Church, Enfield

St Thomas Church, Enfield

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Enfield, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1915
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Canoe ornament

Canoe ornament

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Glass plate negative - Women's camp fight, photographed by Herbert Basedow

Glass plate negative - Women's camp fight, photographed by H...

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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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Sepia photograph of rural land in Keysdale with house in background

Sepia photograph of rural land in Keysdale with house in bac...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1914
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Stone building, with a pagoda style roof,

Stone building, with a pagoda style roof,

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Monument erected in honor of a Chinese general at Lamamao. Jan 1915

Monument erected in honor of a Chinese general at Lamamao. J...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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The Tu-tung' addressing the people in connection with the opium burning Kalgan 16.6.1914

The Tu-tung' addressing the people in connection with the op...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Poster titled 'School Project Sheet No.1, 'Communications : the telephone'

Poster titled 'School Project Sheet No.1, 'Communications : ...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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Muriel McPhee's hatbox

Muriel McPhee's hatbox

Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Hatboxes
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Muriel E. McPhee
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1910
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Carved pig

Carved pig

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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