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Timber plate with image of an indigenous man holding a spearthrower and a spear, made by Bill Onus

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Bill Onus
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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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Media pass issued for the visit to Australia by the US Secretary of State and Secretary of Defence, 1987

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Graeme Thomson collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Parliament of Australia
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1987
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Broad leaf wattle honey flower

Broad leaf wattle honey flower

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Margaret L. Flockton
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Map of Australia showing the extent of the known Artesian Basins, 1912

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Mudgee Historical Society collection
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Mr Henry H. Dare
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1912
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Female wicket keeper in a game of women's cricket

Female wicket keeper in a game of women's cricket

Ruby Lee collection
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Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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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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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1987
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Orange synthetic mesh hat decorated with a navy blue Papal emblem, and 'Papal Visit 1986'

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Papal Visit Office collection
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Pope John Paul II
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1986
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Lavender Bay, Sydney.

Lavender Bay, Sydney.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Art Series
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Native companion

Native companion

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Emden's Gun

Emden's Gun

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Kodak
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Lionel says:

Lionel says: "K.O. litter - don't rubbish Australia!"

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 19
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Lionel Rose
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1966
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Colour illustration of the Australian states on a United States of America map

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Roger Lilford and Robbie Swan collection
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Australia
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Mary Leunig
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1985
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Card expressing congratulations on engagement

Card expressing congratulations on engagement

Margot Child collection
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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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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Mr Robert Darby
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Glass plate negative - Heavitree Gap, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1923

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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Glass plate negative - Katherine River, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1922
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Album titled 'Australia 200 Years', for commemorative medal set

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Coles-Myer collection
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Albums
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Victoria, Australia
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Coles-Myer Ltd
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1988
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'Subject No.6 - Women' bicentennial commemorative milk carton

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ACT Milk Authority collection
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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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Film negative - Woman holding baby on her back, Denial Bay, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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1920
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Greetings from Australia

Greetings from Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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No Uranium Mining

No Uranium Mining

Robert Darby collection no. 2
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Mr Robert Darby
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Club

Club

FG Tonge collection
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1970
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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L Bush
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Red metal post box on four legs

Red metal post box on four legs

Australia Post Historical collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1930
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Morning Mists

Morning Mists

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Jan Hendrik Scheltema
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May your New Year be a Happy One Loving greetings now are spoken, ..

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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In memoriam card

In memoriam card

Margot Child collection
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Australia
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1930
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Kangaroo hunting, Australia

Kangaroo hunting, Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Australia
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And It Goes Without Saying

And It Goes Without Saying

Alan Moir collection no. 4
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Mr Alan Moir
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2004
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Boomerang with painted emu and inscription 'Souvenir from Cooma' made by Bill Onus

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Bill Onus
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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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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Papal liturgy.

Papal liturgy.

Papal Visit Office collection
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Prayer books
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Australia
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Pope John Paul II
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1986
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Cartoon

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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New Zealand
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2001
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Colour display card, titled, 'Moving pictures, Pictorial pre-stamped postcards to get your message moving, $2.50 a pack of six'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Display cards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Australia Post
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The selector's hut

The selector's hut

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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J Hutchings
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People watching a rodeo, man sitting with children around him; 'Ned Kelly' look-a-like walking past

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Robert Darby collection no. 2
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Poster 'AUSTRALIA DECLARES PEACE ON THE WORLD 1986...'

Poster 'AUSTRALIA DECLARES PEACE ON THE WORLD 1986...'

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1986
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Man with AIM jumper, sitting at street mall, talking to the general public

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Robert Darby collection no. 2
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Australian rugby league cap, 1924

Australian rugby league cap, 1924

Vic Armbruster collection
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Vic Armbruster
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Smith's Weekly - Viscount Churchill Warns Australia and New Zealand in Special Article..., 1936

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Robbie Swan collection
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Advertising posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Smith's Weekly
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1936
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Glass plate negative - Woman decorated with pipe-clay markings, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1923

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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'Subject No.9 - Prime Ministers' bicentennial commemorative milk carton

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ACT Milk Authority collection
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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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Poster advertising Regular Milk Australia's first 200 years on one litre whole milk cartons

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ACT Milk Authority collection
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Advertising posters
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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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Robbery Under Arms, No. 1

Robbery Under Arms, No. 1

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Charles Hammond
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1907
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Football plaque, inscribed 'The Fearless Shield A N Sporting Games', 1991

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Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Plaques
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Australian National [Railways]
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1991
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Luck at last

Luck at last

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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J Hutchings
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First day cover celebrating the centennary of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church, Thursday Island

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1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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First day envelopes
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1984
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'New Zealand, Australia and the United States Foreign Policy; A very brief history', a paper presented to the National Anti-War Conference by Alister Taylor

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Elsie Gare collection no. 1
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Theses
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Alister Taylor
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1971
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Australian Palace, Central Hall, Franco-British Exhibition, London, 1908

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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London, England
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1908
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Souvenir printed handkerchief for the visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth to Australia in 1949

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Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Handkerchiefs
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King George VI
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1949
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Ned Kelly with group of children

Ned Kelly with group of children

Robert Darby collection no. 2
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Australia
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Mr Robert Darby
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting Anzacs

Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting Anzacs

Coles-Myer collection
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Commemorative medals
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Victoria, Australia
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Coles-Myer Ltd
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1988
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Pair of dark brown cotton knit stockings

Pair of dark brown cotton knit stockings

Olga Riet collection