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Silver presentation case for a magnifying glass

Silver presentation case for a magnifying glass

Captain Cook Magnifier collection
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Presentation cases
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London, England
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William Bayly
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1776
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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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Australian Rock-Grit coast

Australian Rock-Grit coast

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Parliament House and Lawns, Canberra

Parliament House and Lawns, Canberra

Elizabeth Kay collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1927
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Triangular apron made of a length of melaleuca bark folded in half from Melville or Bathurst Island

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Charles Hart collection
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Aprons
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1928
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The pioneer

The pioneer

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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J Hutchings
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Short History of Women's Cricket in Australia to 1939 With Particular Reference to Victoria

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Ruth Preddey collection
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Manuscripts
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Ms June Cole
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1975
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'Subject No.10 - Achievers' bicentennial commemorative milk carton

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ACT Milk Authority collection
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Milk containers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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ACT Milk Authority
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1988
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Marking gauge

Marking gauge

John Docker collection
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Marking gauges
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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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Timber plate with image of an indigenous woman carrying a wooden container on her head, made by Bill Onus

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Artworks
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Australia
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Bill Onus
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Oppose Foreign Bases in SE Asia

Oppose Foreign Bases in SE Asia

Robert Darby collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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Mr Robert Darby
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The D.H. Gazette

The D.H. Gazette

Eric J Treloar collection
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Magazines
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De Havilland Aircraft Company Limited
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1929
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'Subject No.2 - ' bicentennial commemorative milk carton

'Subject No.2 - ' bicentennial commemorative milk carton

ACT Milk Authority collection
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Milk containers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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ACT Milk Authority
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1987
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Wishing You A Very Happy Xmas and New Year

Wishing You A Very Happy Xmas and New Year

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Plane iron

Plane iron

John Docker collection
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Plane irons
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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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Film negative - Girl, Unnrubinna, tobogganing on the granite slopes at Kurrekapinya Soakage, Ayers Ranges, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1903
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Bathing, Sydney Heads.

Bathing, Sydney Heads.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Art Series
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Envelope containing letter of thanks for sympathy card

Envelope containing letter of thanks for sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Letters
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1900
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Prison padlock

Prison padlock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Padlocks
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Botanical Gardens, Melbourne, VIC.

Botanical Gardens, Melbourne, VIC.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Armadale, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Glass plate negative - Humbert River station, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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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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1922
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Wooden walking stick carved by Aborigines and presented to Reverend Hungerford in 1852

Wooden walking stick carved by Aborigines and presented to R...

JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 1
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Walking-sticks
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Northern New England, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1852
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Parker ballpoint pen inscribed Life Member ACS Bill Morrow

Parker ballpoint pen inscribed Life Member ACS Bill Morrow

Milleese Morrow Boughton collection
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Ballpoint pens
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Australia
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The Parker Pen Company
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Glass plate negative - Women and children at campsite, Darwin, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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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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1922
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Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering

Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering "LOX"

Cregan Family collection
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Stencils
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Naas Valley, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr John Cregan
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1920
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Stop OMEGA US Bases Out

Stop OMEGA US Bases Out

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Omega Navigation Facility, Victoria, Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Media pass issued to Bluey Thomson of News Limited

Media pass issued to Bluey Thomson of News Limited

Graeme Thomson collection
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Passes
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Parliament of Australia
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1986
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Admission ticket for the Official opening of the Aerodrome at the Bendigo Aero Club 1929

Admission ticket for the Official opening of the Aerodrome a...

Eric J Treloar collection
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Tickets
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Bendigo Aero Club
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1929
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Black leather bound scrapbook, Vol 2, 1926

Black leather bound scrapbook, Vol 2, 1926

Ruth Oldfield collection
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Scrapbooks
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Saxony, England
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Durrants, London
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1920
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Telegraph Office

Telegraph Office

Australia Post Historical collection
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Signs
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Medal to commemorate the bicentenary of the discovery of the east coast of Australia by Captain James Cook

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TE Hanley collection no. 1
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Commemorative medals
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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James Berry
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1969
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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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'Subject No.12 - Australia' bicentennial commemorative milk carton

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ACT Milk Authority collection
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Milk containers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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ACT Milk Authority
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1988
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The Beach at Newhaven, Phillip Is. Victoria

The Beach at Newhaven, Phillip Is. Victoria

Joyce Knife collection
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Postcards
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Armadale, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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I can't bring Australia to you

I can't bring Australia to you

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Film negative - Red Lily Lagoon, 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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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1928
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Gold medal from the Royal Agricultural Society of N.S.W. Royal Easter Show Sydney 1929

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Colledge Family collection
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Medals
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1929
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Cream coloured handkerchief

Cream coloured handkerchief

Patricia Kennedy collection no. 2
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Handkerchiefs
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England
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Mrs Grace H. Kennedy
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1918
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Invitation sent to Frank Gibson by the Echuca Picnic Race Club, 12 September 1929

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Tirranna Race Club collection
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Invitations
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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