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Poster captioned 'Post a card for Easter. It's such an unexpected pleasure'

Poster captioned 'Post a card for Easter. It's such an unexp...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Hand saw

Hand saw

George O Crawford collection
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Saws
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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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Minton 'Kings Service' china saucer bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Saucers
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Two bowls

Two bowls

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bowls
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Ceramic vase shaped as a gothic buttress

Ceramic vase shaped as a gothic buttress

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Vases
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1900
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Boomerang

Boomerang

L and T Hackney collection
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Boomerangs
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1900
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Pair of ladies mauve leather shoes with a baby Louis heel and a narrow pointed toe

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Shoes
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1910
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A black and white photograph of a camel train walking near trees at the base of a mountain with a river nearby

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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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Plow plane iron

Plow plane iron

John Docker collection
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Plane irons
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Glasgow, Scotland
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Alex Mathieson & Son
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1920
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Novelty doorstop or paperweight caricature of former Australian prime minister Sir George Houstoun Reid

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JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 3
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Doorstops
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sir George H. Reid
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1917
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Club

Club

Professor Adolphus Elkin collection
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Clubs
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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The Universal Atlas

The Universal Atlas

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Atlases
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1900
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Landau known as 'The Ranken Coach'

Landau known as 'The Ranken Coach'

Royal Australian Historical Society collection no. 1
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Horse drawn coaches
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Scotland
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Mr George Ranken
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1821
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Pair of man's dress gloves

Pair of man's dress gloves

Hazel Hooton and Elizabeth Gibson collection
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Gloves
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France
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Mr George W. Francisco
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1915
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Photograph of a bridge, over water

Photograph of a bridge, over water

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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Cheese dish with a yellow glaze decorated with a molded spray of maize flanked by an emu and kangaroo

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Terence Lane collection
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Cheese dishes
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England
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1885
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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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Film negative - River scene, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1928
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Ceramic umbrella stand in the form of a kangaroo, made by Doulton, England, 1885

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Terence Lane collection
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Umbrella stands
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Lambeth, London, England
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George Tinworth
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1885
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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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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Baby's silk garment

Baby's silk garment

Rita McMartin collection no. 1
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Baby dresses
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Condobolin, New South Wales, Australia
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'Granny' Edwards
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1877
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Receipts sent from Pitt, Sons & Badgery to Robert Lionel Faithfull, 12 Macrh 1928

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Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Sales records
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Pitt, Son & Badgery, Limited
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1928
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Arthur Cocks & Co Ltd for goggles and spectacles 1928-1929

Arthur Cocks & Co Ltd for goggles and spectacles 1928-1929

Gweneth Meyers collection
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Catalogues
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Arthur Cocks & Co. Ltd
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1928
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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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Photograph of a landscape owned by Len Uren

Photograph of a landscape 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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Cylindrical fibre basket

Cylindrical fibre basket

Dr William Warner collection
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Baskets
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Eleven wooden toy alphabet blocks

Eleven wooden toy alphabet blocks

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Alphabet blocks
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Andrew A. Gibson
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1925
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Souvenir of the Inauguration of the Commonwealth of Australia, The Sydney Celebrations, January 1st, 1901

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People's Paraphernalia collection no. 23
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Booklets
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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E Whitehead & Co
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1900
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Poster titled 'Its the speedy airmail that conquers distance and saves time'

Poster titled 'Its the speedy airmail that conquers distance...

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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An old watch tower on the great wall north of Kalgan - 15 miles. Jan 1915

An old watch tower on the great wall north of Kalgan - 15 mi...

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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Cast kangaroo candlestick

Cast kangaroo candlestick

Terence Lane collection
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Candlesticks
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Sheffield, England
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John Figorski & Co
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1885
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Lower Murrumbidgee Water Supply

Lower Murrumbidgee Water Supply

Mudgee Historical Society collection
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Maps
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Murrumbidgee River, New South Wales, Australia
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River Murray Commission
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1917
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Circular shaped pagoda or temple with three tiers

Circular shaped pagoda or temple with three tiers

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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Agreement dated 25th May 1885 between Samuel Hawkins and Charles Rasp regarding share in Broken Hill Silver Mining Company

Agreement dated 25th May 1885 between Samuel Hawkins and Cha...

Marisol Martinreyes collection
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Sales records
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1885
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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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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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19th Century folk art diorama which portrays Governor William Bligh's arrest during the Rum Rebellion in 1808

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Sotheby's collection no. 2
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Dioramas
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Australia
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Unknown
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1808
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Colourised photographic postcard of Bondi Beach, NSW

Colourised photographic postcard of Bondi Beach, 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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Mail Ticket certifying Charles Rasp and Thomas Lowe partnership in share of Broken Hill Mining Company bought from Samuel Hawkins, 1885

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Marisol Martinreyes collection
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Legal documents
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1885
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Mitchell River, Bairnsdale, Victoria

Mitchell River, Bairnsdale, Victoria

Bernard Freedman collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Atlas Press Pty Ltd
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1920
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Ogden Smiths Mermaid fishing fly

Ogden Smiths Mermaid fishing fly

Gidleigh Collection
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Fishing lures
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London, England
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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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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Display cards
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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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Gold and silver plated brass handbuilt model of the Fokker tri-motor monoplane 'Southern Cross', flown by Sir Charles Kingsford-Smith