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Clear glass rectangular inkstand with an inkwell in the centre

Clear glass rectangular inkstand with an inkwell in the cent...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Inkstands
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Cymatiidae Austrosassia Parkinsoniana

Cymatiidae Austrosassia Parkinsoniana

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Victoria, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1985
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Handmade wooden clothes peg

Handmade wooden clothes peg

Una May Irvine collection no. 2
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Clothes pegs
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Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Una M. Irvine
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Oujaimi and Safatli collection
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Spearthrowers
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Victoria, Australia
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Not provided
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1992
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Envelope titled 'Postcard Portraits from Original Drawings of Victorian Pioneers by James Flett'

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Envelopes
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Victoria, Australia
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James Flett
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting the Ashes (cricket)

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Coles-Myer collection
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Commemorative medals
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Victoria, Australia
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Coles-Myer Ltd
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1988
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Boomerang with painted Australian Coat of Arms in centre and pokerwork along edges, from Victoria

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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Victoria, Australia
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Split stone hatchet head, bifacially flaked, Victoria

Split stone hatchet head, bifacially flaked, Victoria

Horne-Bowie collection
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Hatchets
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Victoria, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Double-sided poster titled 'Why we Must Win The War', illustrated by Norman Lindsay, 1918

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 6
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Political posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Norman A. Lindsay
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1918
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Henry VII's Chapel, Westminster Abbey No. 24

Henry VII's Chapel, Westminster Abbey No. 24

Joyce Knife collection
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Cigarette cards
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England
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WD & HO Wills
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1928
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Goldsmiths Work From Australia

Goldsmiths Work From Australia

Art Exhibitions Australia collection
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Chromolithographs
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London, England
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Day and Son
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1862
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QSL card for 3XY Efftee's Quality Station

QSL card for 3XY Efftee's Quality Station

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1935
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Lucky Jeff Overplays Hand

Lucky Jeff Overplays Hand

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1999
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P.M.G. Salter's spring balance, used to weigh large letters and small parcels

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Spring balances
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England
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Salter Scales
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The gun debate

The gun debate

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Ron Tandberg
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1996
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Cartoon of Sir Henry Bolte, former Liberal Premier of Victoria

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1982
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Note about repairs made to the Little Red Riding Hood wall hanging in 1975

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Forest Hill Residential Kindergarten collection
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Notes
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Victoria, Australia
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Bette J. Jones
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1975
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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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Model wooden club with a large bulbous head

Model wooden club with a large bulbous head

JC Le Souef collection
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Small scale models
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Elwood, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Albert A. Le Souef
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1868
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Australia Post No.1 white canvas post bag, 1986

Australia Post No.1 white canvas post bag, 1986

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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1986
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Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Victoria, Australia
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Ms Joan Rosser
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1997
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Royal Commissions

Royal Commissions

Bruce Petty collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Bruce Petty
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QSL card for VK3TL

QSL card for VK3TL

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Maze, Kuranda Nth QLD No. 81

The Maze, Kuranda Nth QLD No. 81

Joyce Knife collection
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Cigarette cards
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England
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WD & HO Wills
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1925
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Brown wooden wall telephone with a black plastic handset

Brown wooden wall telephone with a black plastic handset

Australia Post Historical collection
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Wall telephones
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England
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1936
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Clear glass rectangular inkstand with an inkwell in the centre

Clear glass rectangular inkstand with an inkwell in the cent...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Inkstands
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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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Wisden barnd cricket bat autographed by the 1925 Victorian Cricket team

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Nanette Ward collection
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Cricket bats
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London, England
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John Wisden and Company Ltd
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1925
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The Government Viticultural College at Rutherglan, Victoria

The Government Viticultural College at Rutherglan, Victoria

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Road map of Victoria, 1933

Road map of Victoria, 1933

Frank and John Burdett collection
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Road maps
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Victoria, Australia
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1933
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Victoria Agricultural Society 1858 'Oats' Jas Bryden

Victoria Agricultural Society 1858 'Oats' Jas Bryden

Victoria Agricultural Society collection
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Medals
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Victoria, Australia
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1858
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A Chinese garden in Victoria

A Chinese garden in Victoria

Chinese in Australia collection no. 1
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Engravings
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Victoria, Australia
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Edwin Carton Booth
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1873
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Australian Railways Union, Victorian Branch

Australian Railways Union, Victorian Branch

Andrew Reeves collection no. 5
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Certificates
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Australia
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Australian Railways Union
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1920
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Lake Wendouree, Victoria No. 26

Lake Wendouree, Victoria No. 26

Joyce Knife collection
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Cigarette cards
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England
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WD & HO Wills
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1925
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting Henry Lawson and Banjo Paterson

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Coles-Myer collection
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Commemorative medals
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Victoria, Australia
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Coles-Myer Ltd
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1988
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Coronation of King George V and Queen Mary, Citizen's Service, Coliseum, 22 June 1911

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Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Programs
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Victoria, Australia
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King George V
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1911
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Botanic Gardens, Sydney. No. 12.

Botanic Gardens, Sydney. No. 12.

Joyce Knife collection
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Cigarette cards
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England
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WD & HO Wills
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1925
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Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Victoria, Australia
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Ms Joan Rosser
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1996
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Model spear

Model spear

JC Le Souef collection
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Small scale models
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Elwood, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Albert A. Le Souef
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1868
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Diary of a boat trip from Melbourne to Japan via Sydney, Brisbane, Townsville, Magnetic Island, Cairns, Thursday Island, Hong Kong, Canton and Shanghai in 1935

Diary of a boat trip from Melbourne to Japan via Sydney, Bri...

Lorelle Moore collection
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Diaries
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Victoria, Australia
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Lorelle Moore
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1935
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Embroidered table centre showing delicate richelieu cutwork

Embroidered table centre showing delicate richelieu cutwork

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Table linen
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Malvern, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Elliot
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1943
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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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Round clear glass inkwell with a recessed sunburst pattern on the underside

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Inkwells
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Red metal pillar box with an arched top

Red metal pillar box with an arched top

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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1912
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Victorian Postal Service square red metal letter box

Victorian Postal Service square red metal letter box

Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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Victoria, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1870
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Amy Hudson batting during the Interstate Championships in Sydney in 1934

Amy Hudson batting during the Interstate Championships in Sy...

Amy Hudson collection
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Photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Amy Hudson
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1934
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting 'New' Parliament House

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Coles-Myer collection
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Commemorative medals
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Victoria, Australia
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Coles-Myer Ltd
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1988
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Table cloth and four serviettes, made from Irish linen and featuring embroidered playing card motifs

Table cloth and four serviettes, made from Irish linen and f...

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Table linen
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1928
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Township of Bright, Victoria No. 42

Township of Bright, Victoria No. 42

Joyce Knife collection
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Cigarette cards
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England
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WD & HO Wills
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1925
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High St. Heathcote

High St. Heathcote

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Victorian Socialist Left Calendar, 1990

Victorian Socialist Left Calendar, 1990

Peter Milton collection
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Calendars
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Milton