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Rectangular aluminium sign with a wooden backing and

Rectangular aluminium sign with a wooden backing and "Canber...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Signs
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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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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1927
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Camisole

Camisole

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Camisoles
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1900
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Australian Federated Union of Locomotive Enginemen, Victorian Division

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Andrew Reeves collection no. 5
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Membership certificates
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Australia
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Australian Federated Union of Locomotive Enginemen
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1915
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Spokeshave branded H Docker, 1887

Spokeshave branded H Docker, 1887

John Docker collection
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Spokeshaves
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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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Letter printed on yellow paper, titled '1984-A Year to Remember'

Letter printed on yellow paper, titled '1984-A Year to Remem...

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Letters
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1984
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Shoulder ornament

Shoulder ornament

Dr William Warner collection
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Personal adornments
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Steel horseshoe magnet

Steel horseshoe magnet

John Docker collection
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Magnets
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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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"SECOND PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1907, A., P., AND H. SOCIETY"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1907
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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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Program of cricket matches scheduled by the South Australian Cricket Association for season 1906-07

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Nanette Ward collection
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South Australia, Australia
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1906
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Model of an Avro-Fokker aircraft used as a paperweight by Charles Ulm

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Herb and Joan Cowan collection
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Models
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Mr Charles T. Ulm
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1929
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Money bag used at the Lincoln Park Dairy, Essendon, Victoria

Money bag used at the Lincoln Park Dairy, Essendon, Victoria

Conway Tighe collection
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Bags
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Essendon, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Plaited grass fibre armband or

Plaited grass fibre armband or "baku"

Dr William Warner collection
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Armbands
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Australia Post No.1 white canvas post bag, 1986

Australia Post No.1 white canvas post bag, 1986

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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1986
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North Terrace looking east, Adelaide, SA

North Terrace looking east, Adelaide, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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1929
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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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Glass plate negative - Women's camp fight, photographed by Herbert Basedow

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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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String bag

String bag

Enid Bowden collection
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Bags
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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New South Wales Postal Service red painted metal pillar box with an arched top

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Triggs, Marr & Taylor, Sydney
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1875
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I remembish (hic) whersh lobster and beersh came from ...

I remembish (hic) whersh lobster and beersh came from ...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Penrith, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1907
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Glass plate negative - Punch (Arrerika) watering camels, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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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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1920
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Carpenter's boxwood folding rule

Carpenter's boxwood folding rule

John Docker collection
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Folding rules
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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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Part of shell necklet

Part of shell necklet

Papuan Official collection
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Neckpieces
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1929
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The Opium Smugglers: A True Story of Our Northern Seas

The Opium Smugglers: A True Story of Our Northern Seas

Philip MacFarlane collection
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Books
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ion L. Idriess
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1948
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A Day with the Cattle

A Day with the Cattle "The Sydney Mail" On the Land Series

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Childrens floor rug

Childrens floor rug

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Floor rugs
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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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TT-Model Ford Truck, used to promote Aeroplane Jelly

TT-Model Ford Truck, used to promote Aeroplane Jelly

McCormick Foods Australia collection
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Trucks
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ford Motor Company of Australia Limited
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1924
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Poster captioned 'You can help protect a vital service from disruption by vandals, Adopt a public telephone near your home...'

Poster captioned 'You can help protect a vital service from ...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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Newspaper clipping featuring signed photograph of the Discovery leaving Capetown

Newspaper clipping featuring signed photograph of the Discov...

John Collinson Close collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Cape Town, South Africa
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Frank Hurley
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1929
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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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Jockey Maurice McCarten's racebook 1935

Jockey Maurice McCarten's racebook 1935

Maurice McCarten collection no. 2
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Photograph albums
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Maurice McCarten
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1929
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Draft of complaint letter, Tirranna Race Club, 1903

Draft of complaint letter, Tirranna Race Club, 1903

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Documents
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1903
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Film negative - Smithy at Mt. Davies camp, Tomkinson Ranges, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

Film negative - Smithy at Mt. Davies camp, Tomkinson Ranges,...

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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Minton 'Kings Service' china dinner plate bearing the Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms

Minton 'Kings Service' china dinner plate bearing the Common...

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Dinner plates
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Typeface for the letter 'T'

Typeface for the letter 'T'

Les Robertson collection
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Type pieces
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Charles Dunell and his sister Winnifred Margaret

Charles Dunell and his sister Winnifred Margaret

Lloyd Sharland collection no.2
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Photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Harringtons Ltd
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1929
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Braidwood P A & H Association 1907 'Best Spring Cart Horse'

Braidwood P A & H Association 1907 'Best Spring Cart Horse'

David Allen medals collection
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Medals
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1907
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'Whadda You Lot Celebratin Now?...', in relation to the centenary of the Federation of Australia in 2001

'Whadda You Lot Celebratin Now?...', in relation to the cent...

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Mark Lynch
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2001
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Botany Bay and Sea Point

Botany Bay and Sea Point

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Botany Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Tish McCulloch
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1907
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Hand-pumped dentist's spittoon used by Lilija Kokle

Hand-pumped dentist's spittoon used by Lilija Kokle

John Jankaus collection
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Spittoons
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Ventspils, Latvia
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Mrs Lilija Kokle
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1924
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Swearing in Lord Hopetoun as Governor General of Australian Commonwealth

Swearing in Lord Hopetoun as Governor General of Australian ...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1901
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