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Oil on linen portrait of the racehorse 'Jorrocks'

Oil on linen portrait of the racehorse 'Jorrocks'

Jorrocks collection
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Unknown Artist
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1840
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Wooden boomerang bound with split cane and covered with adhesive and pigment in four places

Wooden boomerang bound with split cane and covered with adhe...

JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 1
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Boomerangs
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Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1850
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General View of Collins Street from Treasury

General View of Collins Street from Treasury

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rolfe's Lemon Fruit Saline drink tin

Rolfe's Lemon Fruit Saline drink tin

Bothwell Museum collection
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Food storage containers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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B J Salute & Co
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1966
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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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Pages 13 to 16 of the copy of the Jerilderie Letter, which was originally composed by Ned Kelly

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Christies Auction collection
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Letters
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Stringybark Creek, Victoria, Australia
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Edward 'Ned' Kelly
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1879
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The Yarra at Melbourne. Australia

The Yarra at Melbourne. Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Albert H. Fullwood
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The Shrine Forecourt, Victoria's Memorial of the 1939-1945 War, Dedication by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second, 28 February 1954

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1954 Royal Tour Programmes collection
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Programs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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W D Joynt & Co
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1954
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Pages 29 to 32 of the copy of the Jerilderie Letter, which was originally composed by Ned Kelly

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Christies Auction collection
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Letters
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Stringybark Creek, Victoria, Australia
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Edward 'Ned' Kelly
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1879
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Telegraph Office

Telegraph Office

Australia Post Historical collection
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Signs
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Knitlock corner brickmaking machine designed and used by Walter Burley Griffin

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W Herbert and C Peters collection
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Brickmaking equipment
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Castlecrag, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Walter B. Griffin
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1920
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Round clear glass inkwell with a recessed sunburst pattern on the underside

Round clear glass inkwell with a recessed sunburst pattern o...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Inkwells
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Convict love token for James Godfrey

Convict love token for James Godfrey

Convict Love Token collection no. 1
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Convict love tokens
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England
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1820
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Letter - Commandants' Office, Port Arthur, 6 February 1846

Letter - Commandants' Office, Port Arthur, 6 February 1846

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Letters
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1846
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Melbourne from the Shrine of Remembrance, Vic

Melbourne from the Shrine of Remembrance, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Album of pressed seaweed specimens collected by Charles Morrison around Port Phillip Bay, 1852 -1882

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Charles Morrison collection
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Botanical specimens
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Port Phillip Bay, Victoria, Australia
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Charles Morrison
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1852
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Polypodium pustulatum

Polypodium pustulatum

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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Handwritten note that was pinned inside a pocket of a fur coat

Handwritten note that was pinned inside a pocket of a fur co...

Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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Notes
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Unknown
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1990
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Commercial cast iron tobacco cutter for chopping plug tobacco

Commercial cast iron tobacco cutter for chopping plug tobacc...

Suncoast Pioneer Village collection
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Tobacco cutters
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Bli Bli, Queensland, Australia
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Suncoast Pioneer Village
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1850
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Australian Comforts Fund - Our Fighting Men

Australian Comforts Fund - Our Fighting Men

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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1914
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Poll Shock

Poll Shock

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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Booklet titled 'Melbourne and Victoria'

Booklet titled 'Melbourne and Victoria'

Thompson Family collection
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Booklets
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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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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Postboxes
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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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Morris Tobias Marine Chronometer No 695, with accessories in a wooden case

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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Morris Tobias
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1830
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Pratt Ware oval plaque portrait of Captain James Cook

Pratt Ware oval plaque portrait of Captain James Cook

Pratt Ware Portrait Plaque Captain Cook collection
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Plaques
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Captain James Cook
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1780
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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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St Kilda Road, Showing Burns' Statue

St Kilda Road, Showing Burns' Statue

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1908
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Note paper from Felton, Grimwade & Co., Melbourne with annotations.

Note paper from Felton, Grimwade & Co., Melbourne with annot...

Dods Violin and Viola collection
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Notes
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr William W. Dods
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1920
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Bohemian Dramatic Co Sydney & Melbourne - Sir Errol Fitzgerald

Bohemian Dramatic Co Sydney & Melbourne - Sir Errol Fitzgera...

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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Certificate issued by the crew of 'MV Fairsea' to Bernard Jarasius to commemorate crossing the Equator on 11 May 1950

Certificate issued by the crew of 'MV Fairsea' to Bernard Ja...

Dr Jarasius Bernard collection
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Certificates
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Indian Ocean, ,
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Sitmar Societa Italiana Transporti Marittimi
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1050
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Cartoon depicting various contemporary events

Cartoon depicting various contemporary events

Clarrie King collection
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Cartoons
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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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Morris Model FE Pye outside broadcast van used by ABC-TV Channel 2 ABN

Morris Model FE Pye outside broadcast van used by ABC-TV Cha...

Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) collection no. 1
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Vans
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England
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British Motor Corporation - Morris
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1955
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Nobby Hopper fishing fly

Nobby Hopper fishing fly

Noel Jetson collection
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Fishing lures
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Dan Todorovic
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1960
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Princes Bridge, Melbourne

Princes Bridge, Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Olympic Newsletter

Olympic Newsletter

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 3
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Newsletters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian Olympic Commitee
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1956
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C.I.C.D. Calendar

C.I.C.D. Calendar

Nicholas Abbey collection
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Calendars
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Campaign for International Co-operation and Disarmament
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1988
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Medallion

Medallion "Presented to the children by the Government of Vi...

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Commemorative medallions
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Stokes & Sons
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1954
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Just as I thought - it's flaking

Just as I thought - it's flaking

Geoff Hook 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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1974
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140, Horse Ferry, Sydney

140, Horse Ferry, Sydney

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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1908
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Movement for the Ordination of Women - We all try to do God's will: you in your way and G in Hers

Movement for the Ordination of Women - We all try to do God'...

Movement for the Ordination of Women collection
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Political badges
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Church of England
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1984
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Bohemian Dramatic Co Sydney & Melbourne - Vene Linden

Bohemian Dramatic Co Sydney & Melbourne - Vene Linden

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Fraser and Jenkinson
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Poster for the 4th Annual Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sports Awards, Melbourne 3 November 1993

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Lorraine Coutts collection
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Event posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Neil 'Nicky' E. Winmar
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1993
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Stone hatchet hafted in bent wood

Stone hatchet hafted in bent wood

JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 1
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Hatchets
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Dirranbandi, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1850
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Medallion to commemorate 50 years of the Commonwealth of Australia's Federation, 1901-1951

Medallion to commemorate 50 years of the Commonwealth of Aus...

Sydney Collectables Auction collection
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Commemorative medallions
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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John Elischer
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1950
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Loose page of glassine

Loose page of glassine

Dods Violin and Viola collection
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Pages
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr William W. Dods
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1920
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Map of Burke and Wills' route from Cooper's Creek to Carpentaria

Map of Burke and Wills' route from Cooper's Creek to Carpent...

Burke and Wills collection
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Maps
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Office of Lands and Survey, Melbourne
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1861
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Remains of a

Remains of a "Pepper box" revolver

Royal Australian Historical Society collection no. 2
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Revolvers
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Young, New South Wales, Australia
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Chinese Miners
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1845
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Microtis Porrifolia

Microtis Porrifolia

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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Gold medallion commemorating the opening of the first federal parliament in May, 1901

Gold medallion commemorating the opening of the first federa...

Una May Irvine collection no. 2
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Commemorative medallions
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Duke of Cornwall
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1900
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Pterostylis Semirubra

Pterostylis Semirubra

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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