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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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Silver presentation case for a magnifying glass

Silver presentation case for a magnifying glass

Captain Cook Magnifier collection
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Presentation cases
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London, England
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William Bayly
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1776
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White canvas post bag, printed with 'Postmaster General Australia, inaugural flight, Boeing 707 Jet Service, Sydney-Honolulu, 29 July 1959, QANTAS Empire Airways'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Australia Post
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1959
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Brass winding key for chronometer

Brass winding key for chronometer

Department of Defence collection
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Keys
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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Colour display card illustrated with a kookaburra, titled, 'Pre-stamped envelopes. All they need is an address...'

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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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Postmaster General's Department
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1978
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Climbing trees

Climbing trees

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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John H. Clark
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1813
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Piece of German shrapnel removed from WOII Glover's right ankle after he was wounded in action at Ypres in 1917

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Enid Treadgold collection
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Shrapnel
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Ypres, Belgium
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Mr William R. Glover
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1917
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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'

Colour display card, titled, 'Moving pictures, Pictorial pre...

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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Print titled 'Lieut. King', depicting Philip Gidley King, J. Wright, 1 May 1789

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Neville Locker collection
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Lithographs
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London, England
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J. Wright
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1789
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Poster titled 'The Australian Post Office still pioneers new and dependable methods of communication'

Poster titled 'The Australian Post Office still pioneers new...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Great Cricketers

Great Cricketers

Nanette Ward collection
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Books
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London, England
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Denzil Batchelor
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1970
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Rectangular sticker with a royal crown and

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Stickers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company
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Rockhampton Auxiliary, Church House, Westminster, SW

Rockhampton Auxiliary, Church House, Westminster, SW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Boulia, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Book titled 'Bridal Fashions' by Pauline Stevenson, 1978

Book titled 'Bridal Fashions' by Pauline Stevenson, 1978

Margot Child collection
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Books
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London, England
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Ian Allan Publishing Ltd
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1978
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Print - A Passing Remark

Print - A Passing Remark

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Prints
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London, England
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Thomas McLean
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1834
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Tower and Tower Bridge, London, 20 April 1911

Tower and Tower Bridge, London, 20 April 1911

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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London, England
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1911
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Print - A Flood tide - Ship Ahoy!

Print - A Flood tide - Ship Ahoy!

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Prints
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London, England
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Thomas McLean
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1834
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Book titled Exercises for Ladies to Improve and Perfect Beauty, containing loose double page

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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London, England
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Donald Walker
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1837
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Program for match between Civil Service Women's Cricket Team and Australia Women's Cricket Team at Chiswick, England, on 15 July 1937

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Elsie Deane collection
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Programs
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London, England
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Civil Service Women's Cricket Association
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1937
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Australian Troops March Through London

Australian Troops March Through London

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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London, England
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J. Beagles & Co.
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Nib pen

Nib pen

Australia Post Historical collection
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Pens
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London, England
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Perry & Co
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1959
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Bushranger Medal awarded to the four Faithfull Brothers for engaging in a gunfight with bushrangers Gilbert, Hall and Dunn, 1865

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Medals
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London, England
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Hardy Bros, Silversmiths and Jewellers
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1875
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Letter from the Polish Consulate General, allowing Home Guard membership, 1942

Letter from the Polish Consulate General, allowing Home Guar...

EJ Tomaszewski collection
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Business letters
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London, England
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Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in London
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1942
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Print - An Alarming Reason - We're Run away with No Mistake

Print - An Alarming Reason - We're Run away with No Mistake

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Prints
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London, England
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Thomas McLean
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Twilight

Twilight

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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London, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Liveryman Guild,  Air Pilots and Air Navigators.

Liveryman Guild, Air Pilots and Air Navigators.

Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Commemorative badges
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London, England
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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Pyott Marine Chronometer, in a wooden case

Pyott Marine Chronometer, in a wooden case

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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James Pyott
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Diary of Edgar Richard Mayne, containing details of the Australian Cricket Team tour to England and South Africa, 1921

Diary of Edgar Richard Mayne, containing details of the Aust...

Nanette Ward collection
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Diaries
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London, England
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Charles Letts and Co.
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1921
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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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By the sad sea waves I court her

By the sad sea waves I court her

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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London, England
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Solomon Bros, LTD
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Medical registration certificate, Robert Lionel Faithfull, 10 August 1880

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Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Certificates
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London, England
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Robert L. Faithfull
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1880
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Entry token for the London Zoological Exhibition of Thomas Hall, 1795

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Thomas Hall collection
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Halfpenny tokens
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Birmingham, West Midlands, England
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William Lutwyche
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What I saw of the coronation

What I saw of the coronation

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Achromatic, brass telescope eyepiece used by Captain John Gore

Achromatic, brass telescope eyepiece used by Captain John Go...

Jack Gallaway collection
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Telescope accessories
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London, England
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Peter Dollond
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1761
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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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Sterling silver cigar case presented to Sir Robert Menzies by the Heads of Diplomatic Missions in Australia 1966