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Brown wooden wall telephone with a black plastic handset

Brown wooden wall telephone with a black plastic handset

Australia Post Historical collection
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Wall telephones
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England
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1936
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Glass plate negative - Emily Gap, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1924

Glass plate negative - Emily Gap, Northern Territory, photog...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Emily Gap, Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1924
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View of France-Belgium gallery, Australian War Memorial, Canberra

View of France-Belgium gallery, Australian War Memorial, Can...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Australian War Memorial, Campbell, Canberra, Australian Capital Ter...
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1914
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Postcard showing seven trophies

Postcard showing seven trophies

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Egypt
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1916
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Cast iron prison key

Cast iron prison key

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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A Walk on the Peak Hong Kong Sept 1921

A Walk on the Peak Hong Kong Sept 1921

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Esbach albuminometer in wooden tube with cork

Esbach albuminometer in wooden tube with cork

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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Measuring instruments
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Germany
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School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
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1890
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Glass plate negative - Punch (Arrerika) watering camels, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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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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1920
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Photograph of a steam locomotive owned by Len Uren

Photograph of a steam locomotive owned by Len Uren

Len Uren collection
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Photographs
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Leonard S. Uren
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1915
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YMCA - With Our Boys Always Everywhere

YMCA - With Our Boys Always Everywhere

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Club badges
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Young Mens Christian Association
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1914
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Poster captioned 'Post a card for Easter. It's such an unexpected pleasure'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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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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Pair of ladies white kid leather dress gloves

Pair of ladies white kid leather dress gloves

Hazel Hooton and Elizabeth Gibson collection
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Evening gloves
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Lillian M. Francisco
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1915
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Black and white autographed photographic postcard of Mary E, 1917

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National Sports Information Centre collection
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Photographic postcards
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Australia
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1917
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View of the Governors grounds (on the hill) Yunnufu July 1920

View of the Governors grounds (on the hill) Yunnufu July 192...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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The Book of Common Prayer

The Book of Common Prayer

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Prayer books
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1811
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Seven Royal Agricultural Society NSW member badges

Seven Royal Agricultural Society NSW member badges

Colledge Family collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1913
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Black and white negative glass lantern slide - Base of Ayers Rock Northern Territory, showing effect of aoelian erosion, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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Wooden portable writing desk with accessories used by Hanbury Clements, c1815

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Jean Clements collection
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Writing desks
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Jean Clements
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1810
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Hankow Special Emergency Corps. January 1927. H.Q

Hankow Special Emergency Corps. January 1927. H.Q

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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A Night Scene in the Neighbourhood of Sydney

A Night Scene in the Neighbourhood of Sydney

The Christensen Fund collection no. 2
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Prints
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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T Powell
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1850
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Safrany (with Marquis) His niece, Mlle Liontitza (with Prince). In B.A.T garden Y'fu Mch 1920

Safrany (with Marquis) His niece, Mlle Liontitza (with Princ...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Australian silver commemorative medallion in presentation box marking Australia's 150th Anniversary in1938, featuring the landing at Sydney Cove of Captain Arthur Phillip on January 26 1788.

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Olive King collection
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Commemorative medallions
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Amor Pty Ltd
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1938
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The bridge over the River at Kalgan 14.3.1914

The bridge over the River at Kalgan 14.3.1914

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Pencil drawing on pale blue paper of shipboard life on the 'Thomas Arbuthnot', 1849

Pencil drawing on pale blue paper of shipboard life on the '...

Thomas Arbuthnot's Shipboard Drawing collection
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Drawings
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Ireland
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1849
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Embroidered silk postcard from World War One

Embroidered silk postcard from World War One

David Westcott collection no. 6
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Postcards
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1914
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Four unused centenary re-issue of the first postage stamps produced in Australia, 1950

Four unused centenary re-issue of the first postage stamps p...

Third Great Seal of New South Wales collection
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Postage stamps
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Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1950
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Clear glass bottle in the form of a standing kangaroo holding a cricket bat

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Terence Lane collection
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Bottles
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Australia
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1910
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Burnt shops Kalgan looting 24-6-1914

Burnt shops Kalgan looting 24-6-1914

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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36th Battalion colour patch, AIF, associated with service of Lieutenant Vincent Burns

36th Battalion colour patch, AIF, associated with service of...

Vincent Burns collection
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Badges
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Lieutenant Vincent A. Burns
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1916
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Photographic postcard of Ocean Beach, Manly, NSW

Photographic postcard of Ocean Beach, Manly, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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1885
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Bunch of keys marked HM Prison Campbell St Hobart 1834-1966

Bunch of keys marked HM Prison Campbell St Hobart 1834-1966

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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Photograph of a boat in the water owned by Len Uren

Photograph of a boat in the water owned by Len Uren

Len Uren collection
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Leonard S. Uren
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1915
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Loading wool at Kalgan for export 1914

Loading wool at Kalgan for export 1914

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Cartoon of the parallels between the coal industry of 1892 and the hospitality industry of 1992

Cartoon of the parallels between the coal industry of 1892 a...

Warren Brown collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Warren Brown
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1992
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Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1917
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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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Mauve leather right shoe, with a baby Louis heel and a narrow pointed toe

Mauve leather right shoe, with a baby Louis heel and a narro...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Shoes
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1910
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A view from the train on the Hokow - Amchow section of Yunnan Railway - 10-7-1917

A view from the train on the Hokow - Amchow section of Yunna...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Deck of Commonwealth Railway playing cards

Deck of Commonwealth Railway playing cards

Elizabeth Kay collection no. 1
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Playing cards
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Australia
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Commonwealth Railways
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1900
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Row of camels crossing a river

Row of camels crossing a river

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Three quarter length portrait photograph of Lieutenant Vincent Burns, 1916

Three quarter length portrait photograph of Lieutenant Vince...

Vincent Burns collection
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Lieutenant Vincent A. Burns
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1916
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PS 'Enterprise' built in Echuca, Victoria, in 1878

PS 'Enterprise' built in Echuca, Victoria, in 1878

Graeme Rex and Jane Avril Niehus collection no. 1
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Paddle-steamers
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Beverley, Yorkshire, England
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Beverley Iron Coy Limited
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1877
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A pagoda Yammanfu

A pagoda Yammanfu

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Photograph of a pagoda style building and people standing on the stone wall

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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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Spur strap

Spur strap

Colledge Family collection
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Footwear accessories
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Seated Staffordshire porcelain figurine of Captain James Cook

Seated Staffordshire porcelain figurine of Captain James Coo...

Staffordshire Figurine collection
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Human figures
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Alpha Factory
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1845
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Certificate of Commission, Geoffrey Mervyn Faithfull, 22 August 1917

Certificate of Commission, Geoffrey Mervyn Faithfull, 22 Aug...

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Legal documents
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St James, London, Greater London, England
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King George V
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1917
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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 block, used as lamp

Wooden block, used as lamp

Papuan Official collection
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Lamps
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1917
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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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