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Photograph of two rows of geese hanging from two poles in front of a building

Photograph of two rows of geese hanging from two poles in fr...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Photographic glass plate holder

Photographic glass plate holder

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Photographic plate holders
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New York, United States of America
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Eastman Kodak Company
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1904
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Barren Jack before work started

Barren Jack before work started

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Burrinjuck Dam, Burrinjuck, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1896
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Postcard of Joe Beckett vs Georges Carpentier

Postcard of Joe Beckett vs Georges Carpentier

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Halifax, West Yorkshire, England
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Lilywhite Ltd
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1919
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Souvenir silk handkerchief embroidered with 'Souvenir de Belgique' and five Allied forces flags

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John Murray collection
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Belgium
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1914
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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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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1905
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Circular cotton doily with a 'Hairpin Work' lace fringe, made in Orbost, Victoria, in the late 1800s

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Una May Irvine collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Orbost, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Helena E. Roadknight
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1870
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Three leather hair curlers known as 'Curly Wurlies'

Three leather hair curlers known as 'Curly Wurlies'

Una May Irvine collection no. 2
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Hair rollers
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Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Una M. Irvine
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1900
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Violin made by Joseph Miers, 1904

Violin made by Joseph Miers, 1904

Raymond Holliday collection
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Joseph Miers
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1904
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Poster titled 'Post Office communication services are vital to the development of Australian industries'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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B.A.T. Mess Yunnanfu as seen from the train just before reaching the station

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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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Red metal pillar box with arched top

Red metal pillar box with arched top

Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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Pyrmont, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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W Taylor Paragon Foundry Pyrmont
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1912
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Photographic postcard of Fairy Bower, Manly, NSW

Photographic postcard of Fairy Bower, Manly, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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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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Group of naval engineers on the S.S. Urca [aka Orca] 17.5.1919

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1919
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Stone axe blade

Stone axe blade

Papuan Official collection
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1919
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1919
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Nankow Railway Station on Peking to Kalgan line. Dec 1914

Nankow Railway Station on Peking to Kalgan line. Dec 1914

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Invoice from J Jukes General Merchant, Southgate showing Muriel McPhee's haberdashery purchases

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Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Invoices
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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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Spring Street, Melbourne

Spring Street, Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1904
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View of Peking, Looking NW from the Drum Tower, January 1915

View of Peking, Looking NW from the Drum Tower, January 1915

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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View of the Country through which the Pass runs from Kalgan to Ha Nor 17.6.1914

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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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The Flood Tide Series -

The Flood Tide Series - "Welsher", Scene III. Act II.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1904
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Australian swimmers Fanny Durack and Mina Wylie with British swimmer Jennie Fletcher

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National Sports Information Centre collection
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Australia
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Miss Sarah Frances 'Fanny' Durack
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1910
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Gould League of Bird Lovers, New South Wales, membership certificate to Bill Sutton

Gould League of Bird Lovers, New South Wales, membership cer...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Membership certificates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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F B. Rodriguez
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1940
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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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White canvas post bag, printed with 'Postmaster General Australia, inaugural flight, Boeing 707 Jet Service, Sydney-Honolulu, 29 July 1959, QANTAS Empire Airways'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Australia Post
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1959
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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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Official Peace Button, R.S.A. June 28, 1918

Official Peace Button, R.S.A. June 28, 1918

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Badges
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Returned Soldiers' Association
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1919
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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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P.M.G. Salter's spring balance, used to weigh large letters and small parcels

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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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Wooden plane

Wooden plane

George O Crawford collection
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Planes
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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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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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A camellia tree in full bloom at Her Lung Tan Yunnanfu Jan 1920

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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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Nine people gathering plants in a river in front of a row of houses

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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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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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Letter - Sworn statement by John Dunn, 16 May 1844

Letter - Sworn statement by John Dunn, 16 May 1844

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Letters
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1844
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Mallet engine pushing the train up the Nankon Pass, Dec 1914

Mallet engine pushing the train up the Nankon Pass, Dec 1914

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Private quarters where we stayed on account of the inn being full

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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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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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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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Poster captioned 'A 'phone call... takes the hurry out of not being close, do your speeding by 'phone'

Poster captioned 'A 'phone call... takes the hurry out of no...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Pigs in a crate - deck of Harmun shipped from Honhow to Hong Kong

Pigs in a crate - deck of Harmun shipped from Honhow to Hong...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Invoice from J Jukes General Merchant, Southgate

Invoice from J Jukes General Merchant, Southgate

Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Invoices
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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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Soldiers standing to attention.

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David Westcott collection no. 7
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Photographic postcards
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1918
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Pattinson & Co.prescription and envelope

Pattinson & Co.prescription and envelope

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Documents
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1904
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Souvenir mug - Bicentenary of Australia

Souvenir mug - Bicentenary of Australia

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative mugs
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Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1788
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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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Photographic postcard of big gun practice in Middle Head, Sydney NSW

Photographic postcard of big gun practice in Middle Head, Sy...

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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Complete Manual of Freemasonry

Complete Manual of Freemasonry

Joanne Duke collection
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Manuals
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Glasgow, Scotland
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William Harvey
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