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Postcard titled 'Disc Ploughs scene in Australia', Narromine, 1922

Postcard titled 'Disc Ploughs scene in Australia', Narromine...

Horse photographs and ephemera collection no. 2
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Postcards
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London, England
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1922
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Victory March Through London, 3rd May, 1919

Victory March Through London, 3rd May, 1919

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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1919
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Poster titled 'Send Christmas greetings, telegrams before 23rd December'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1948
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Red metal post box on four legs

Red metal post box on four legs

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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1930
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London bus ticket

London bus ticket

Australian Women's Cricket Council collection
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Bus tickets
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London, England
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Sue Summers
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1937
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Dark cerise pink chiffon turban-like high domed hat worn by Dame Pattie Menzies

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Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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Headwear
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London, England
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Sainte Claire
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1955
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Inkstand lid

Inkstand lid

Justice Else-Mitchell collection no. 1
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Inkstands
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Memu from the British Sportsmen's Club

Memu from the British Sportsmen's Club

Amy Hudson collection
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Menus
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London, England
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Ms Amy Hudson
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1937
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Matthew Arnold

Matthew Arnold

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Portrait photographs
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London, England
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Elliott & Fry
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Handwritten letter from Joan Richmond - London

Handwritten letter from Joan Richmond - London

Joan Richmond collection
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Letters
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London, England
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1932
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Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Wood and brass telescope tube in a leather case used by Captain John Gore

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Jack Gallaway collection
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Telescopes
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London, England
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Peter Dollond
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1761
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1866 Melbourne Cup

1866 Melbourne Cup

John Tait collection
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Trophies
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London, England
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Mr John Tait
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1865
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Earl Kitchener

Earl Kitchener

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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Set of nine metal weights

Set of nine metal weights

Australia Post Historical collection
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Weights
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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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Achromatic, brass telescope eyepiece used by Captain John Gore

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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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The Testing Years

The Testing Years

Nanette Ward collection
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Books
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London, England
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Gordon Ross
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1958
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Black and white photograph of Mr H G Moss, possibly associated with the 1946 London Reparations Conference

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Elizabeth Kay collection no. 2
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Photographs
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London, England
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Mr H G. Moss
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1946
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Hampton Court Palace, 27 August

Hampton Court Palace, 27 August

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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London, England
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Eagle Steamers Shipping Line menu with an illustration of the vessel 'First Eagle' (1824) on the cover

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Amy Hudson collection
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Menus
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London, England
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Carew Wilson Massey Ltd
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1937
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Miss Gabrielle Ray

Miss Gabrielle Ray

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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London, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Whaling harpoon swivel gun and two harpoons

Whaling harpoon swivel gun and two harpoons

South-eastern Australia whaling collection
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Whaling equipment
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Birmingham, West Midlands, England
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William Greener
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1857
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Glass jar containing crystalised yellow and orange coloured fragments of gum arabic

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Jars
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Standard Half Bushel gun-metal grain measure

Standard Half Bushel 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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Robert Joplin

Robert Joplin

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Portrait photographs
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London, England
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W. & D. Downey
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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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Rectangular red wooden post box with a sloped top, for newspapers and packets

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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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1939
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Cartoon

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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London, England
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Mr Alan Moir
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2002
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Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with 'Australia's First Airmail, 1914-1964, 50th Anniversary Flight'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1964
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Cricket ball inscribed with 'Australia v America & Canada, 1st Test Match, July 4th 1913, Ball used in America & Canada 1st Innings'

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Nanette Ward collection
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Cricket balls
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London, England
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John Wisden and Company Ltd
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1912
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Handbell - Note D Octave 4 Pattern 21

Handbell - Note D Octave 4 Pattern 21

Jennifer Anne Murphy collection
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Musical instruments
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London, England
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Whitechapel Bell Foundry
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1910
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Interior Sydney Railway Station

Interior Sydney Railway Station

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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London, England
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1908
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Letter and envelope from Joan Richmond - London

Letter and envelope from Joan Richmond - London

Joan Richmond collection
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Letters
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London, England
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1932
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Nellie Butler, 1905

Nellie Butler, 1905

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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England, Great Britain
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1905
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New South Wales Lancers

New South Wales Lancers

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Germany
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Hunting the kangaroo

Hunting the kangaroo

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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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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Cricket Across the Seas

Cricket Across the Seas

Nanette Ward collection
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London, England
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Sir Pelham F. Warner
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1903
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Cricket Prints, Some Batsmen and Bowlers 1920-1940

Cricket Prints, Some Batsmen and Bowlers 1920-1940

Nanette Ward collection
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Books
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London, England
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R C. Robertson-Glascow
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1948
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Book titled 'A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson', Watkin Tench, 1793

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Watkin Tench collection
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London, England
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Lieutenant-General Watkin Tench
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1793
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Bare knuckle boxing trophy presented to Australian boxer William Sparkes in England in 1847

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North Austral collection
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Trophies
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London, England
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William Sparkes
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1800
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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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Photograph of C.E. Kelleway in cricket attire

Photograph of C.E. Kelleway in cricket attire

Nanette Ward collection
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Photographs
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London, England
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Charles E. Kelleway
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1912
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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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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Australia Post
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Rectangular enamelled metal sign

Rectangular enamelled metal sign "Post Office"

Australia Post Historical collection
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