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Siemens Brothers Morse Code Printer

Siemens Brothers Morse Code Printer

Professor Arthur Hardie Corbett collection
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Printing equipment
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London, England
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Siemens
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1850
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Toy piano

Toy piano

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Toy musical instruments
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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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Chisel

Chisel

John Docker collection
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Chisels
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Massachusetts, United States of America
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T H Witherby Tool Company
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1920
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Poster titled 'Post early this Christmas'

Poster titled 'Post early this Christmas'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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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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Greetings from Armidale, 1907

Greetings from Armidale, 1907

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Armidale, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Rectangular sticker with a royal crown and

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Stickers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company
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The Custom House, Sydney, 1 May 1906

The Custom House, Sydney, 1 May 1906

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Varnished wooden bowl, used with a sponge to wet stamps in a Post Office

Varnished wooden bowl, used with a sponge to wet stamps in a...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bowls
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Poster captioned 'Speed delivery - use private box numbers on mail'

Poster captioned 'Speed delivery - use private box numbers o...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Clonmacnoise, Offaly, Ireland No. 5

Clonmacnoise, Offaly, Ireland No. 5

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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1928
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Black, white and pink leaflet printed for Australia's 150th Anniversary in 1938

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Noble Numismatics collection
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Leaflets
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New South Wales, Australia
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Australia's 150th Anniversary Celebrations Council
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1938
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Photographic postcard of Coogee Beach, NSW

Photographic postcard of Coogee Beach, NSW

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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1887
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Lakes Entrance from Kalimna

Lakes Entrance from Kalimna

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lakes Entrance, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Sawfish club

Sawfish club

Ursula McConnel collection
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Clubs
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Burnished, wooden fighting club

Burnished, wooden fighting club

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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Clubs
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North-west NSW, Australia
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1800
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The Hambeldon Men

The Hambeldon Men

Nanette Ward collection
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Books
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England, United Kingdom
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E V. Lucas
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1907
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Receipt sent from Griffiths Bros. to William Percy Faithfull, 18 September 1907

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Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Receipts
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Griffiths Bros
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1907
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Esbach albuminometer in wooden tube with cork

Esbach albuminometer in wooden tube with cork

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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Measuring instruments
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Germany
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School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
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1890
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Pair of pink-brown knit stockings

Pair of pink-brown knit stockings

Olga Riet collection
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Stockings
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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Barraud No 2/901 chronometer with Poole's auxiliary compensated balance

Barraud No 2/901 chronometer with Poole's auxiliary compensa...

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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Prouds Ltd, Diamond Merchants & Jewellers
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1820
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Australian Military issue blue enamelled water bottle and carrier

Australian Military issue blue enamelled water bottle and ca...

Parsons collection
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Water containers
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1920
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Spur strap

Spur strap

Colledge Family collection
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Footwear accessories
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club minutes book, 1886 to 1915

Tirranna Picnic Race Club minutes book, 1886 to 1915

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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1886
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Newspaper article by John Close, titled Captain John King Davis, 1929

Newspaper article by John Close, titled Captain John King Da...

John Collinson Close collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Antarctica
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Mr John Henry Collinson Close
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1929
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Railway Station. Newtown N.S.W.

Railway Station. Newtown N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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G.Giovanardi, Sydney
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1907
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Firedrill

Firedrill

Dr William Warner collection
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Firesticks
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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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Digging stick from Lake Eyre area, South Australia,1907

Digging stick from Lake Eyre area, South Australia,1907

Edmund Milne collection
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Digging sticks
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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