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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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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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Glass plate negative of 'Cocks's ploughing with engine and discs', June 1908

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Robert Orlando Cowey collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Robert O. Cowey
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1908
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Australia Post poster captioned 'We Deliver'

Australia Post poster captioned 'We Deliver'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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1980
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Kettle and lid

Kettle and lid

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Kettles
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1920
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Photograph of a girl

Photograph of a girl

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Poster titled 'Its the speedy airmail that conquers distance and saves time'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Circular cotton doily with a 'Hairpin Work' lace fringe, made in Orbost, Victoria, in the late 1800s

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Una May Irvine collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Orbost, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Helena E. Roadknight
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1870
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A Life on the Ocean Wave

A Life on the Ocean Wave

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Johnston St, Annandale

Johnston St, Annandale

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Annandale, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Burnished, wooden fighting club

Burnished, wooden fighting club

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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Clubs
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North-west NSW, Australia
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1800
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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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Here they come!!!

Here they come!!!

Jack Russel Greenham collection
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Postcards
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1908
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Stories from Australian History (Second Edition)

Stories from Australian History (Second Edition)

Reverend John Grosse collection
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Books
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Reverend John Grosse
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1908
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"SECOND PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1908, A., P., AND H SOCIETY"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1908
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Convict-made brick with an 'O' stamped in the centre of one face

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David Westcott collection no. 4
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Convict bricks
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New South Wales, Australia
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John Onus
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1833
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Pearl brooch given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her husband on their wedding anniversary in 1826

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Diana Baxter collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1826
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St Patrick's College, Manly, NSW

St Patrick's College, Manly, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Silver kangaroo and plaque produced as a souvenir of Mount Kosciusko

Silver kangaroo and plaque produced as a souvenir of Mount K...

Terence Lane collection
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Commemorative objects
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Mount Kosciusko, Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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1903
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Mosman, S Bay, Sydney

Mosman, S Bay, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mosman Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Hand-operated paper embossing machine used by the Australian Customs Service

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ER Skipper collection
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Embossing machines
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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P J King, General Engraver Die Sinker
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1901
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Film pack adaptor

Film pack adaptor

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Photographic equipment
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New York, United States of America
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Eastman Kodak Company
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1903
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Patty pan tray

Patty pan tray

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Baking trays
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1960
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In memoriam card

In memoriam card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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United States of America
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Mrs Margot Child
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1892
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Roseville Station

Roseville Station

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1908
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Clapstick

Clapstick

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Clapsticks
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Southern central, Australia
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Not provided
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1903
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Spanner

Spanner

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Wrenches
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New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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Embroidered handmade doily

Embroidered handmade doily

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1900
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A small portrait photograph of Dan Turner.

A small portrait photograph of Dan Turner.

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Portrait photographs
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mathewson & Co
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1883
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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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Perfume bottle

Perfume bottle

Anne Girard collection
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Perfume bottles
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Melbourne Glass Bottle Works
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1900
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Colourised photographic postcard of Lane Cover River, NSW

Colourised photographic postcard of Lane Cover River, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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1884
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At the fountain

At the fountain

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Brisbane showing Queensland Gunboat, 13 December 1908

Brisbane showing Queensland Gunboat, 13 December 1908

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Queensland Maritime Defence Force
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1908
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Log Cabin

Log Cabin

Bessie Bardwell collection
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Quilts
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1900
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Film negative - Family in garden, Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

Film negative - Family in garden, Hermannsburg, Northern Ter...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Native Encampment

Native Encampment

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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John S. Prout
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1844
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The Esk Methodist Church

The Esk Methodist Church

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Strainer

Strainer

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Strainers
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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News clipping -

News clipping - "How They Did It in 1908".