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Boomerang carved with portrait bust and text 'WELCOME TO MELBOURNE'S  PRINCE HENRY CENTENARY'

Boomerang carved with portrait bust and text 'WELCOME TO MEL...

Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Trachymene australis

Trachymene australis

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1876
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Along Lake Wendouree, Ballarat

Along Lake Wendouree, Ballarat

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Great Britain
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Government Offices, Melbourne, in the 'Fifties

Government Offices, Melbourne, in the 'Fifties

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1850
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Prostanthera nivea

Prostanthera nivea

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1875
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Stone plague on prison wall - 'ANNODOMINI M.DCCCXXXI' Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Stone plague on prison wall - 'ANNODOMINI M.DCCCXXXI' Campbe...

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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New Service Charges

New Service Charges

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Andrew Weldon
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1997
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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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Eddie, Steve and Agro

Eddie, Steve and Agro

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Andrew Weldon
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1997
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Two Service Men

Two Service Men

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Photographic prints
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Elizabeth Street from Flinders Street Station, Melbourne

Elizabeth Street from Flinders Street Station, Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Great Britain
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The Valentine & Sons' Publishing Co.
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1914
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Black leather wallet

Black leather wallet

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Wallets
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Leopold 'Leo' Steger
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1940
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Composing stick

Composing stick

Les Robertson collection
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Printing accessories
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Two metal badges depicting portraits of Jon Hanricks and Merv Lincoln

Two metal badges depicting portraits of Jon Hanricks and Mer...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 3
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Commemorative badges
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian Olympic Commitee
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1956
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Styphelia Richei

Styphelia Richei

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1875
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Cartoon depicting various contemporary events

Cartoon depicting various contemporary events

Clarrie King collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Clarrie King
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1981
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Blue and white soft cover excercise book containing various newsclippings

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Nance Pownall collection
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Scrapbooks
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Nancy M. Pownall
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1937
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Aboriginal Australia

Aboriginal Australia

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Hydrocotyle geranifolia

Hydrocotyle geranifolia

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1875
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Hovea Heterophylla

Hovea Heterophylla

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1876
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The Official Souvenir Recording Opening Ceremony Olympic Games

The Official Souvenir Recording Opening Ceremony Olympic Gam...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 3
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Audio records
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian Olympic Commitee
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1956
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Postcard depicting Miss Florence Young in 'Mother Goose'

Postcard depicting Miss Florence Young in 'Mother Goose'

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Talma & Co
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Photographic postcard depicting Percy Goodwin

Photographic postcard depicting Percy Goodwin

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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Receipt issued to Tirranna Picnic Race Club, February 1875

Receipt issued to Tirranna Picnic Race Club, February 1875

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Receipts
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1875
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Cyathorphora Pteridoides

Cyathorphora Pteridoides

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1873
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I.C.I. Building, 20 Story Skyscraper, Melb. VIC.

I.C.I. Building, 20 Story Skyscraper, Melb. VIC.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Armadale, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Portrait photograph of Mr John Cumming, by Batchelder & Co East Melbourne

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Jane Webster collection
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Cartes-de-visite
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East Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Batchelder & Co
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1865
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University, Melbourne

University, Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Letter addressed to Will Glover from cousin Cissy Grahame, inviting Will and his wife to visit

Letter addressed to Will Glover from cousin Cissy Grahame, i...

Enid Treadgold collection
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Letters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Cissy Grahame
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1919
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Cast iron prison key

Cast iron prison key

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Keys
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Veronica Gracilis

Veronica Gracilis

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1875
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Photograph album

Photograph album

Judy Hirst collection no. 3
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Photograph albums
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Jorgen Christiansen
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1919
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Burchardia Umbellata

Burchardia Umbellata

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1873
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Gladstone bag with a leather body and handle

Gladstone bag with a leather body and handle

Les Robertson collection
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Luggage
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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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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Last of the boat people

Last of the boat people

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Geoffrey R. Hook
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1997
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Cartoon that features a kangaroo and a koala as waiters

Cartoon that features a kangaroo and a koala as waiters

Terence Lane collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr John Spooner
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1974
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Souvenir silk scarf with rolled edges, from the 1956 Olympic Games, Melbourne

Souvenir silk scarf with rolled edges, from the 1956 Olympic...

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 21
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Scarves
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian Olympic Commitee
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1956
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An Australian Grazing Scene

An Australian Grazing Scene

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria

Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Photograph of Francess Georgeana Bullivant and Emily Alexandra Bullivant, by W.E. Barnes, Wangaratta, 1875

Photograph of Francess Georgeana Bullivant and Emily Alexand...

Horse photographs and ephemera collection no. 2
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Cartes-de-visite
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Wangaratta, Victoria, Australia
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W.E. Barnes
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1875
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Bonehead College in Session

Bonehead College in Session

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1939
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Sticker 'PMG'

Sticker 'PMG'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Stickers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Bottle green miser's purse

Bottle green miser's purse

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Purses
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1840
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Wedding invitation

Wedding invitation

Margot Child collection
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Invitations
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1938
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Drosera auriculata

Drosera auriculata

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1876
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Handwritten letter to Joan Richmond from her mother, 1932

Handwritten letter to Joan Richmond from her mother, 1932

Joan Richmond collection
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Letters
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Frankston, Victoria, Australia
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1932
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William Vth, Emperor of all the Kamerukians Breastplate

William Vth, Emperor of all the Kamerukians Breastplate

William of Kameruka collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Kameruka, New South Wales, Australia
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Captain John Lloyd
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1830
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Metal teapot

Metal teapot

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Teapots
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Stokes & Sons
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1988
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Latvian natural-coloured linen waistcoat with black embroidery

Latvian natural-coloured linen waistcoat with black embroide...

Guna Kinne collection no. 1
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Waistcoats
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Riga, Latvia
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Mrs Guna Kinne
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1942
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Receipt from Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 30 June 1875