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Town hall, St. Kilda, Melbourne, VIC. Where the Olympic Fencing Events will be decided

Town hall, St. Kilda, Melbourne, VIC. Where the Olympic Fenc...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Armadale, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Portrait of a man in military uniform

Portrait of a man in military uniform

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Lamp used by Muriel McPhee for sewing

Lamp used by Muriel McPhee for sewing

Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Oil lamps
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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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Filling the water cart at a well in Lamamao

Filling the water cart at a well in Lamamao

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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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Clare, South Australia, Australia
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Clare Agricultural & Horticultural Society
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1936
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Ceremonial board

Ceremonial board

Papuan Official collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Victory Medal to 9956 Driver Ailson Hope Oliver, AIF

Victory Medal to 9956 Driver Ailson Hope Oliver, AIF

Alison Hope Oliver collection
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Military medals
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Egypt
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Commonwealth of Australia
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1920
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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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I Own a Nuclear Target

I Own a Nuclear Target

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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T-shirts
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United States of America
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United States Armed Forces
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1960
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Post and Telegraph Office in Cumnock, N.S.W

Post and Telegraph Office in Cumnock, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Cumnock, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1915
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Wicker and leather child's pony saddle

Wicker and leather child's pony saddle

Gidleigh collection
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Saddles
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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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B.A.T. M.B. Tar Kwang Tung anchored off Shameen Canton Oct 1921

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Enjoy a private mass with the Pope

Enjoy a private mass with the Pope

Papal Visit Office collection
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Advertising pamphlets
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Australia
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Pope John Paul II
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1986
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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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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Washing day in camp

Washing day in camp

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr James A. Turner
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Large bed of hyacinths at Springfield with a female figure in the background, 1916

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1916
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Collapsible table with AIM literature, stickers and flags with Eureka symbol

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Robert Darby collection no. 2
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Australia
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Mr Robert Darby
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Film pack adaptor

Film pack adaptor

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Photographic equipment
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New York, United States of America
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Eastman Kodak Company
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1903
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Hackman & Thachen feeding the baby camel, B.A.T. Kalgan 25-4-1914

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Woven bag

Woven bag

Papuan Official collection
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Bags
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir John Hubert P. Murray
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1915
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Souvenir printed china bowl of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth's Royal Tour 1949

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Margaret O'Callaghan collection
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Bowls
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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King George VI
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1949
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Club head

Club head

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Tin egg slice

Tin egg slice

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Eggslices
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Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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Lionel says:

Lionel says: "K.O. litter - don't rubbish Australia!"

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 19
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Posters
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Australia
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Lionel Rose
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1966
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YMCA - Red Triangle Day

YMCA - Red Triangle Day

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Club badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Young Mens Christian Association
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1914
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Club head

Club head

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Salter's Spring Balance No.20, used for weighing large mail bags

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Spring balances
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England
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Salter Scales
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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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Ocean Culture Sandboards

Ocean Culture Sandboards

Joanne Harvy collection
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Stickers
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Australia
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Photograph of a view of a town from above

Photograph of a view of a town from above

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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Greetings from Australia

Greetings from Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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'Subject No.1 - Aborigines' bicentennial commemorative milk cartons

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ACT Milk Authority collection
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Milk containers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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ACT Milk Authority
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1987
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Christmas card (kangaroo) from Ronnie McPhee to the McPhee family during World War I

Christmas card (kangaroo) from Ronnie McPhee to the McPhee f...

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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Magazine photograph of the West Indies cricket tour to Australia in 1961

Magazine photograph of the West Indies cricket tour to Austr...

Ruth Oldfield collection
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Magazine clippings
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Australia
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Pix
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1961
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'Billybook', a political cartoon book by Bulletin cartoonist David Low, 1918

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People's Paraphernalia collection no. 18
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Books
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Sir David A. Low
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1918
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Loseby Two Day Marine Chronometer No 109, 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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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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Prison door lock

Prison door lock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Door locks
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Film negative - Granite hill, Moorilyanna soakage, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1903
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No.5 Kangaroo Hunting, Australia, compliments of Singer Sewing Machines

No.5 Kangaroo Hunting, Australia, compliments of Singer Sewi...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Australia
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Singer Manufacturing Co
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Glass plate negative - Rock paintings, Forrest River, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Forrest River, Western Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1916
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Waistband

Waistband

Papuan Official collection
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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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Glass plate negative - Homestead of Victoria River Downs station, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1922
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Glass plate negative - Preparing for an emu hunt, Wogait people, Anson Bay, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905-1911

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Anson Bay, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1905
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Horse Show 1939, Won by Miss E. Roach

Horse Show 1939, Won by Miss E. Roach

Colledge Family collection
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Trophies
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1939
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Poster titled 'Help Australia - Help yourself... buy WAR SAVINGS STAMPS and CERTIFICATES'

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People's Paraphernalia collection no. 10
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Advertising posters
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Australia
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Commonwealth of Australia
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1942
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No. 2. - From the Wreck - Adam Lindsay Gordon

No. 2. - From the Wreck - Adam Lindsay Gordon

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Charles Hammond
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Men, women and children standing with the foremost row of children sitting on a bench. Empire Day Picnic and Sports in aid of Belgian fund 1915

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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1915
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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

Papuan Official collection
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Pipes
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Envelope addressed to Miss R. Rasey, Brisbane, QLD

Envelope addressed to Miss R. Rasey, Brisbane, QLD

RG Bain collection
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Envelopes
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Australia
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Ms Rose S. Rasey
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Menu from wedding reception

Menu from wedding reception

Margot Child collection
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Menus
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Mrs Margot Child
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1915
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Skin Hunters

Skin Hunters

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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A MacInnes
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Our junk - on which we travelled for about 5 days. Coming down the Fu River from Kwerlin to Wuchow - 190 miles. Apl 1917

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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In the clear Homeland far across the sea ..

In the clear Homeland far across the sea ..

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1911
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club minutes book, 1912 to 1934

Tirranna Picnic Race Club minutes book, 1912 to 1934

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Minute books
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1912
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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Glass plate negative - Expedition party crossing a clay flat, north-west of Gill's Bluff, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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