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Train ticket from Sydney to Melbourne 1848

Train ticket from Sydney to Melbourne 1848

Mollie Flaherty collection
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Railway tickets
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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NSW Government Printers
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1948
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Morris Model FE Pye outside broadcast van used by ABC-TV Channel 2 ABN

Morris Model FE Pye outside broadcast van used by ABC-TV Cha...

Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) collection no. 1
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Vans
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England
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British Motor Corporation - Morris
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1955
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Plaster plaque of William Lanney [King Bill]

Plaster plaque of William Lanney [King Bill]

Edmund Dicks collection
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Plaques
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Tasmania, Australia
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Edmund J. Dicks
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1931
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Collins Street, Looking East, Melbourne

Collins Street, Looking East, Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Germany
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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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Sands and McDougall's new map of Melbourne and Suburbs

Sands and McDougall's new map of Melbourne and Suburbs

Frank and John Burdett collection
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Road maps
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Peace is union business

Peace is union business

Nicholas Abbey collection
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Political badges
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Campaign for International Co-operation and Disarmament
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1985
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Personal letter from Eliza Batman to her daughter Elizabeth, describing the drowning in the Yarra River of her son John Charles Batman

Personal letter from Eliza Batman to her daughter Elizabeth,...

John Batman Documents collection
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Personal letters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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John Batman
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1845
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Booklet titled 'Melbourne and Victoria'

Booklet titled 'Melbourne and Victoria'

Thompson Family collection
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Booklets
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Knitlock corner brickmaking machine designed and used by Walter Burley Griffin

Knitlock corner brickmaking machine designed and used by Wal...

W Herbert and C Peters collection
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Brickmaking equipment
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Castlecrag, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Walter B. Griffin
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1920
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On a North Coast farm NSW. No. 10.

On a North Coast farm NSW. No. 10.

Joyce Knife collection
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Cigarette cards
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England
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WD & HO Wills
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1925
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Circle 'W' branding iron initially used for branding cattle, and later horses, on Lyndavale Station, NT

Circle 'W' branding iron initially used for branding cattle,...

John Stanes collection
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Brands
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Erldunda, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Sydney H. Stanes
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1920
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Composing rule

Composing rule

Les Robertson collection
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Rulers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Dog's leather shoe

Dog's leather shoe

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Animal accessories
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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1925
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Australian rugby league jersey

Australian rugby league jersey

Vic Armbruster collection
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Football uniforms
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Atlas Press Pty Ltd
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If it's good enough for New York, it's good enough for Freemantle

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Dr Di Bretherton collection
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T-shirts
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1985
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An Australian Grazing Scene

An Australian Grazing Scene

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Elizabeth Street, Melbourne

Elizabeth Street, Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Australia Post three-piece cardboard mobile 'Beautiful birds of Australia ...'

Australia Post three-piece cardboard mobile 'Beautiful birds...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Mobiles
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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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Mrs Cumming, by Johnstone O'Shannessy & Co of Melbourne

Mrs Cumming, by Johnstone O'Shannessy & Co of Melbourne

Jane Webster collection
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Cartes-de-visite
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Johnstone O'Shannessy & Co
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1869
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Lorna Kettels and Barbara Peden, bats in hand, walking off the MCG during a break in play

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Lorna Smith collection
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Photographs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd
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1934
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Cooking basin

Cooking basin

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Cooking equipment
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1920
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Mercer Marine Chronometer No 13290 in a wooden case

Mercer Marine Chronometer No 13290 in a wooden case

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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St Albans, Hertfordshire, England
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Thomas Mercer Ltd
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1923
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Silver prize cup awarded to Wilhelm Greiffenhagen in March 1877

Silver prize cup awarded to Wilhelm Greiffenhagen in March 1...

Wilhelm Greiffenhagen collection
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