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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearthrowers
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Lake Alexandrina, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Ornate silver centrepiece for a table

Ornate silver centrepiece for a table

Smith Family collection
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Centrepieces
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1866
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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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Wooden mallet

Wooden mallet

John Docker collection
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Mallets
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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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Long bone drill

Long bone drill

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bone tools
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Todmorden Station, South Australia, Australia
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1934
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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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Whitework oval linen table centre in mountmellick work

Whitework oval linen table centre in mountmellick work

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Table linen
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1900
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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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Centrallising anvil

Centrallising anvil

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Anvils
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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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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Vacola jar

Vacola jar

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Food preserving jars
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Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Mavis Bridle
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1930
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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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Tralbragar Street, Dubbo, N.S.W., 1906

Tralbragar Street, Dubbo, N.S.W., 1906

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Dubbo, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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England
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Minton 'Kings Service' china entree plate bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Entree plates
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Deep concave wooden container

Deep concave wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Containers
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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Ursula McConnel collection
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Spearthrowers
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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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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Women's matches - City v Country

Women's matches - City v Country

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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Certificat de letat, Valeur 1000 roubles, Interets 4 1/2%, Banque Fonciere

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Olga Riet collection
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Financial records
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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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Kent St, Sydney.  A Happy New Year

Kent St, Sydney. A Happy New Year

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr A J. Plummer
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1906
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Barren Jack before work started

Barren Jack before work started

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Burrinjuck Dam, Burrinjuck, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1896
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Postcard featuring photograph of Balmain regatta, 20 December 1906

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Woman standing on rocks near a waterfall

Woman standing on rocks near a waterfall

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Group of people at a picnic on 9 Nov 1906

Group of people at a picnic on 9 Nov 1906

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Space beneath trap door from gallows, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

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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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You love them - Fight for them!

You love them - Fight for them!

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 6
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Political posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Victorian State Recruiting Committee
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1939
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Shield, Broome, Western Australia

Shield, Broome, Western Australia

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Shields
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Mulga wood desk calendar presented to R E M Mitchell by the Staff of Minter, Simpson & Co, on 31 March 1939

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Justice Else-Mitchell collection no. 1
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Desk calendars
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1939
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Toy milk truck

Toy milk truck

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Toy trucks
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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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Family Bible

Family Bible

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bibles
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Glasgow, Scotland
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William Collins, Sons and Co.
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1800
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Club

Club

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Clubs
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Cordillo Downs Station, South Australia, Australia
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1934
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Great Bowlers and Fielders, their methods at a glance

Great Bowlers and Fielders, their methods at a glance

Nanette Ward collection
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Books
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London, England
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George W. Beldam
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1906
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Book titled 'Wedding Dress 1740-1970' written by Madelaine Ginsburg

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Margot Child collection
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Books
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London, England
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Victoria and Albert Museum
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1740
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Album containing captioned photographs and newspaper clippings relating to women's cricket between 1932-1935

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Ruby Lee collection
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Albums
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Korea
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1960
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Ruins - Toomey's Cottage. North Sydney Tornado

Ruins - Toomey's Cottage. North Sydney Tornado

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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North Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Five women sitting in front of a shop. Centre woman, Molly Flaherty

Five women sitting in front of a shop. Centre woman, Molly F...

The Waratah Club NSW Women's Cricket Association collection
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Photographs
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Mollie Flaherty
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1938
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Post splitting wedge used by Rolfe Bridle

Post splitting wedge used by Rolfe Bridle

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Wedges
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Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Rolfe Bridle
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1930
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Ruby Monaghan

Ruby Monaghan

Amy Hudson collection
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Photographs
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Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1934
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Poster titled 'School Project Sheet No.1, 'Communications : the telephone'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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Newspaper clipping showing a photo of cricketers Miss Rene Shevill (left) and Miss Ruby Monaghan

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Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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'Kaffir Beauty' - depicts an African mother and child, 3 May 1906

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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1906
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Wonderland city, Sydney, 1908

Wonderland city, Sydney, 1908

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bondi, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Anderson
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1906
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Batwing seed necklace