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Octagonal white bone china cup, featuring a picture of the Speaker of the House of Representatives chair, and a matching saucer

Octagonal white bone china cup, featuring a picture of the S...

Allen and Helena Lister collection
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Cups and saucers
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Shelley Potteries
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1920
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Advertising card featuring Herb McCoy

Advertising card featuring Herb McCoy

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising cards
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Baker's Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1914
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Penis cover

Penis cover

Papuan Official collection
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Penis sheaths
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Large bed of hyacinths at Springfield with a female figure in the background, 1916

Large bed of hyacinths at Springfield with a female figure i...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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1916
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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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Headband

Headband

Papuan Official collection
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Headbands
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Island Bay - one of the resorts on the Island for launch parties. 2.7.1922

Island Bay - one of the resorts on the Island for launch par...

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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Booklet titled 'Official Rules of Hockey', used by Rose Little

Booklet titled 'Official Rules of Hockey', used by Rose Litt...

Rose Hooke collection
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Booklets
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Hartleys Sports Stores
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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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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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Women in swimsuits standing at the water's edge

Women in swimsuits standing at the water's edge

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Italy
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1915
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Nib pen

Nib pen

Australia Post Historical collection
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Pens
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London, England
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Perry & Co
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1959
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Sheep on Liverpool Plains. No. 11.

Sheep on Liverpool Plains. No. 11.

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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Digging stick

Digging stick

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Digging sticks
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Bidyadanga (La Grange), Western Australia, Australia
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1925
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Black velvet horse riding helmet

Black velvet horse riding helmet

Colledge Family collection
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Sports safety helmets
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England
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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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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Kerferd Lake, Victoria No. 33

Kerferd Lake, Victoria No. 33

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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Photograph of a bridge over a water way with two people standing on it

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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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Two white linen pillow shams

Two white linen pillow shams

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Pillow shams
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1910
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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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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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36th Battalion button badge, associated with service of Lieutenant Vincent Burns

36th Battalion button badge, associated with service of Lieu...

Vincent Burns collection
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Badges
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Lieutenant Vincent A. Burns
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1915
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club members register 1923 to 1928, and minutes from 1928

Tirranna Picnic Race Club members register 1923 to 1928, and...

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Books
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1923
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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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Photographs
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Lieutenant Vincent A. Burns
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1916
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Kaleidoscope component

Kaleidoscope component

Reverend Canon HR Cavalier collection
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Kaleidoscopes
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Glenelg, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Reverend F H. Stokes
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1909
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Embroidered handmade doily

Embroidered handmade doily

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1900
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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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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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Photographic postcard of Sydney Harbour from Hotel Australia

Photographic postcard of Sydney Harbour from Hotel Australia

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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Brass fastening pin for latch

Brass fastening pin for latch

Department of Defence collection
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Fasteners
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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Japara gunny sack

Japara gunny sack

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Carry bags
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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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Canoe paddle

Canoe paddle

Papuan Official collection
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Paddles
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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1916
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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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Photographic postcard of troops from 1st Imperial Camel Brigade

Photographic postcard of troops from 1st Imperial Camel Brig...

Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Photographic postcards
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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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Scene in the Harbour at Swatow - Sept 1921

Scene in the Harbour at Swatow - Sept 1921

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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Carpenter's pincers, branded

Carpenter's pincers, branded "9"

John Docker collection
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Carpenters pincers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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Snow covered Hills on the way to Tatungfu

Snow covered Hills on the way to Tatungfu

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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Adelaide YMCA Active Service Home and Abroad

Adelaide YMCA Active Service Home and Abroad

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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Young Mens Christian Association
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1914
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The Tu-tung' addressing the people in connection with the opium burning Kalgan 16.6.1914

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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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One of the Hong Kong - Canton steamers - 1921

One of the Hong Kong - Canton steamers - 1921

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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Collins Pocket Diary for 1925 with daily entries by Ann Turner, containing details of Guides events

Collins Pocket Diary for 1925 with daily entries by Ann Turn...

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Diaries
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Albury, New South Wales, Australia
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