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Portraits of the aboriginal inhabitants

Portraits of the aboriginal inhabitants

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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George French Angas
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1847
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Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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Ticket for an event 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games

Ticket for an event 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 3
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Tickets
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian Olympic Commitee
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1956
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Spring Street Melbourne

Spring Street Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1904
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Standard Peck gun-metal grain measure

Standard Peck gun-metal grain measure

Geoff Gray collection
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Measures
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London, England
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NSW Government
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1832
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Sabaea Ovata

Sabaea Ovata

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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Menu for the Australian Women's Cricket Council Jubilee Dinner, 1935-85, Melbourne Cricket Ground, 30 January 1985

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Australian Women's Cricket Council collection
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Menus
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian Women's Cricket Council
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1985
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Dicksonia Antarctica

Dicksonia Antarctica

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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Pair of running shoes made from wallaby leather

Pair of running shoes made from wallaby leather

Alan McFadyen collection
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Shoes
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baines of Melbourne
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1948
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Boxing match advertising poster between Tony Mundine and Maile Haumona

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People's Paraphernalia collection no. 17
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Advertising posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Lionel Rose
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1977
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Row of cells and walkway, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Row of cells and walkway, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

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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Elsie Deane

Elsie Deane

Elsie Deane collection
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Business cards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Elsie Deane
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1937
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Official Programme for the athletics on the 27th of November at the XVI Olympiad

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 3
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Programs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian Olympic Commitee
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1956
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Print titled, Opening of First Commonwealth Parliament, by artist Charles Nuttall, 1902

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 4
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Charles Nuttall
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1902
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Speak English

Speak English

Political Humour Competition 1998 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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1998
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Program  for Victorian Women's Cricket Association Farewell Dinner, 1937

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Elsie Deane collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Victorian Women's Cricket Association
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1937
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The Story of the Olympic Games

The Story of the Olympic Games

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 3
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Booklets
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian Olympic Commitee
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1956
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Photograph of Thomas Goodchild Bullivant, by Davies & Co., Melbourne, 1866

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Horse photographs and ephemera collection no. 2
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Cartes-de-visite
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Davies & Co.
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1866
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Surfing Australia

Surfing Australia

Australian National Travel Association collection
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Posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian National Travel Association
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1930
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Maud Cumming, by Perry of Melbourne

Maud Cumming, by Perry of Melbourne

Jane Webster collection
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Cartes-de-visite
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Perry of Melbourne
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1869
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The Courthouse, Parramatta

The Courthouse, Parramatta

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1849
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Olympic Games Melbourne 1956

Olympic Games Melbourne 1956

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 3
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Books
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian Olympic Commitee
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1956
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The Public Library, Melbourne, Vic.

The Public Library, Melbourne, 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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Booklet titled 'Road Ahead, News Flash! Election Results Landslide Victory'

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People's Paraphernalia collection no. 6
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Booklets
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Rotary Colour Print Co
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1954
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Letter

Letter

Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Letters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1958
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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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Elindale Heathcote

Elindale Heathcote

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Picnic Party. (Wild Duck Creek)

Picnic Party. (Wild Duck Creek)

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian Government Bentley 'S' Series 3 black saloon motor car used by Sir Robert Menzies

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Department of Administrative Services (Transport and Storage Divisi...
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Motor cars
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Crewe, Cheshire, England
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Rolls Royce
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1964
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Wooden boomerang bound with split cane and covered with adhesive and pigment in four places

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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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1850
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Launceston Centenary 21st March 1906

Launceston Centenary 21st March 1906

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1806
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Two men and three women standing amongst various Byelorussian handicrafts on display

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Wiera Szejpak collection
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Photographs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1977
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Postcard depicting Bert Bailey as Archie McPherson from the 'Squatter's Daughter'

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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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Carved emu egg

Carved emu egg

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Engraved emu eggs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Album of carte-de-visite photographs relating to the trial of Arthur Orton (Tichborne claimant)

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Tichborne Claimant Album collection
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Photograph albums
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London, England
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London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company Limited
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1871
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Poster titled 'Stop Uranium Mining...'

Poster titled 'Stop Uranium Mining...'

Benny Zable collection no. 2
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Political posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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British Petroleum Australia Ltd
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Sword with scabbard presented to Sergeant Arthur Steele by grateful pastoralists following the capture of Ned Kelly

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Sergeant Arthur Steele collection
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Swords
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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J W Rosier, Gun Maker
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1880
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Students for Nuclear Disarmament - No More Hiroshimas

Students for Nuclear Disarmament - No More Hiroshimas

Peter Jones collection
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Event posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Students for Nuclear Disarmament
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1976
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Princes Bridge and St. Kilda Road. Melbourne.  VIC.

Princes Bridge and St. Kilda Road. Melbourne. VIC.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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APART FROM THAT, WHAT ELSE DO YOU THINK OF ECONOMIC RATIONALISM?

APART FROM THAT, WHAT ELSE DO YOU THINK OF ECONOMIC RATIONAL...

Les Tanner collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Les Tanner
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1992
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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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Wooden ruler advertising Taylor and Sharp, Jewellers and Opticians, Hobart

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Bothwell Museum collection
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Promotional material
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Chandler and Co
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1966
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Bunch of prison keys and tags

Bunch of prison keys and tags

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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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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Yellow Peril fishing fly

Yellow Peril fishing fly

Noel Jetson collection
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Fishing lures
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Critchley Parker
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1930
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Pearl Faithfull wearing a pale-coloured dress

Pearl Faithfull wearing a pale-coloured dress

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Portrait photographs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Inez & Nina Hicks
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1956 Olympiad - Melbourne Australia

1956 Olympiad - Melbourne Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 3
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian Olympic Commitee
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1956
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Official Programme for the weightlifting between the 23rd and 26th of November at the XVI Olympiad

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 3
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Programs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian Olympic Commitee
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1956
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Colour caricature of Australian Rules Football player, Bernie Quinlan, wearing his Fitzroy Football Club guernsey

Colour caricature of Australian Rules Football player, Berni...