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'An Historic Retrospect on the occasion of the 150th Anniversary Celebrations of the Founding of Australia' - colour publication printed for the 150th Anniversary Celebrations of Australia, 1938.

'An Historic Retrospect on the occasion of the 150th Anniver...

Noble Numismatics collection
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Booklets
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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S T Leigh & Co Pty Ltd
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1938
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Coo-ee

Coo-ee

Terence Lane collection
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Brooches
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1908
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Colourised photographic postcard of Como Bridge over George's River.

Colourised photographic postcard of Como Bridge over George'...

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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Three-panel mural of postage stamps, which depicts the flag-raising ceremony at Sydney Cove in 1788, Bicentenary of Australia, 1788-1988

Three-panel mural of postage stamps, which depicts the flag-...

Garnet Watkins collection
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Murals
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Bentley, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Alban Watkins
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1981
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Hand-operated paper embossing machine used by the Australian Customs Service

Hand-operated paper embossing machine used by the Australian...

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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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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Cattle branding iron with the initials WR

Cattle branding iron with the initials WR

Gidleigh collection
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Brands
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Film negative - Alice Springs, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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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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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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Photographic postcard of Middle Harbour, NSW

Photographic postcard of Middle Harbour, 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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Rectangular aluminium sign with

Rectangular aluminium sign with "Canberra City Postcode 2601...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Signs
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Tirranna Committee about 1908

Tirranna Committee about 1908

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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1908
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Thoroughbrace Coach used by the Nowland family, with accessories, trunk, spanner and jack

Thoroughbrace Coach used by the Nowland family, with accesso...

Royal Australian Historical Society collection no. 1
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Horse drawn coaches
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Concord, New Hampshire, United States of America
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Abbott-Downing Company
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1854
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Australian silver commemorative medallion marking Australia's 150th Anniversary in1938, featuring the landing at Sydney Cove of Captain Arthur Phillip on January 26 1788.

Australian silver commemorative medallion marking Australia'...

Olive King collection
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Commemorative medallions
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Amor Pty Ltd
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1938
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Homo Australis

Homo Australis

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Australia
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Mr John Kron
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1999
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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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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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Poster titled 'Post Office communication services are vital to the development of Australian industries'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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SS Southwark

SS Southwark

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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England
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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1908
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Red leather presentation box for Olympic gold medal

Red leather presentation box for Olympic gold medal

Patrick McCue collection no. 1
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Presentation boxes
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London, England
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Mr Patrick McCue
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1908
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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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Sydney Harbour Trust Office, NSW

Sydney Harbour Trust Office, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Butter container

Butter container

Anne Girard collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Robert Fowler Pottery Works
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1900
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Square white cotton table centre cloth made by Una May Roadknight at Orbost, Victoria, in 1906

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Una May Irvine collection no. 1
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Table linen
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Orbost, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Una M. Irvine
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1906
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Wooden container from north Queensland, 1908

Wooden container from north Queensland, 1908

Edmund Milne collection
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Containers
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Northern Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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1908
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New South Wales Postal Service cylindrical red cast iron post box

New South Wales Postal Service cylindrical red cast iron pos...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Triggs & Marr, Sydney
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1870
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Burgoyne's Australian wine bungalow

Burgoyne's Australian wine bungalow

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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France
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Souvenir plate - Bicentenary of Australia

Souvenir plate - Bicentenary of Australia

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative plates
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Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1788
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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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Government House - Melbourne

Government House - Melbourne

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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Top hat worn by Sir Henry Gullett

Top hat worn by Sir Henry Gullett

Wight-Gullett collection
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Top hats
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London, England
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Andre & Co Ltd, Hatters
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1905
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Gardiner Two Day Marine Chronometer No 5/3947 in wooden case

Gardiner Two Day Marine Chronometer No 5/3947 in wooden case

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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R Gardner
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1893
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Black and white negative glass lantern slide - Base of Ayers Rock Northern Territory, showing effect of aoelian erosion, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1926
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"I have journeyed on many beautiful rivers of the World..."

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Posters
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South West Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Geoffrey Lea
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1908
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Australia Post three-piece cardboard mobile 'Beautiful birds of Australia ...'

Australia Post three-piece cardboard mobile 'Beautiful birds...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Mobiles
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1978
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Kiama

Kiama

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Kiama, South Coast, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Cast iron 'D' shaped  screw lock handcuffs with key

Cast iron 'D' shaped screw lock handcuffs with key

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Handcuffs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Exercise area No. 2, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Exercise area No. 2, 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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Hornsby-Galston Road, N.S.W.

Hornsby-Galston Road, N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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