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John Cumming, by Montagu Scott of Sydney

John Cumming, by Montagu Scott of Sydney

Jane Webster collection
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Cartes-de-visite
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Montagu Scott
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1870
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Harvest of Endurance: A History of the Chinese in Australia 1788-1988

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Australia-China Friendship Society collection
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Scrolls
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Australia
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Mr Mo Xiangyi
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1987
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Pair of ladies cream kid ankle boots

Pair of ladies cream kid ankle boots

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Boots
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1870
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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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Dance program titled THE OFFICERS, H. M. S.

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Royal Navy
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1870
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Clear glass rectangular inkstand with an inkwell in the centre

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Inkstands
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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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Plaster plaque of Truganini

Plaster plaque of Truganini

Edmund Dicks collection
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Plaques
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Tasmania, Australia
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Edmund J. Dicks
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1931
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Photographic glass plate positive depicting eight men and a dog at campfire

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Richard Daintree collection
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Glass plate positives
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Queensland, Australia
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Richard Daintree
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1860
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Attack on Store Dray

Attack on Store Dray

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Samuel T. Gill
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1870
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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Instructional leaflet

Instructional leaflet "Display Kit 3 - Pre-stamped envelopes...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Instructional documents
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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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Medal to commemorate the bicentenary of the discovery of the east coast of Australia by Captain James Cook

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TE Hanley collection no. 1
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Commemorative medals
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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James Berry
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1969
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Native miami [i.e. mia-mia]

Native miami [i.e. mia-mia]

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Samuel T. Gill
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1870
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Photographic glass plate positive depicting bullock team

Photographic glass plate positive depicting bullock team

Richard Daintree collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Richard Daintree
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1860
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Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Black, white and pink leaflet printed for Australia's 150th Anniversary in 1938

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Noble Numismatics collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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Australia's 150th Anniversary Celebrations Council
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1938
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Space beneath trap door from gallows, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

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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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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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Clear glass rectangular inkstand with an inkwell in the centre

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Inkstands
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Australia Post No.1 white canvas post bag, 1994

Australia Post No.1 white canvas post bag, 1994

Australia Post Historical collection
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1994
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Sterling silver mounted emu egg candlestick holder, by Henry Steiner about 1880

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Terence Lane collection
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Candlesticks
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Australia
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Henry Steiner
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1860
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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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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Double Abbot buggy used around Boorowa in the 1870s

Double Abbot buggy used around Boorowa in the 1870s

Horse Era Museum collection no. 2
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Horsedrawn vehicles
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Boorowa, New South Wales, Australia
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1840
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Sticker 'PMG'

Sticker 'PMG'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Light brown silk faille bonnet with self fabric fringe and ruffles around face

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Bonnets
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1870
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Prison truncheon, about 1940

Prison truncheon, about 1940

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Weapons
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Manacles from Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart

Manacles from Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Punishment equipment
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart
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1837
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Poster titled 'The Sydney Morning Herald, Australia, history and development'

Poster titled 'The Sydney Morning Herald, Australia, history...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Sydney Morning Herald
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Entrance to Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Entrance to Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Pair of ladies cream satin shoes with a ruched decorative bow on front, a baby Louis heel and a rounded toe

Pair of ladies cream satin shoes with a ruched decorative bo...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Shoes
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1860
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Circular cotton doily with a 'Hairpin Work' lace fringe, made in Orbost, Victoria, in the late 1800s

Circular cotton doily with a 'Hairpin Work' lace fringe, mad...

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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Whisk with pin

Whisk with pin

Tom Price collection
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Regalia
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Braidwood, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr K Warbarton
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1870
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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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Wooden cell door, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Wooden cell door, 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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Lead finial for gaol fence

Lead finial for gaol fence

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Finials
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Program for the Tirranna Race Club 6 January 1870

Program for the Tirranna Race Club 6 January 1870

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Programs
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Tirranna, New South Wales, Australia
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1870
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The Custom House, Sydney, 1 May 1906

The Custom House, Sydney, 1 May 1906

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Australia Post No.13 red nylon post bag, 1988

Australia Post No.13 red nylon post bag, 1988

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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1988
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Arnolds Ink bottle

Arnolds Ink bottle

Australia Post Historical collection
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Ink bottles
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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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In memoriam card

In memoriam card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1870
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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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Poster titled 'Post early this Christmas'

Poster titled 'Post early this Christmas'

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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Metal peg - prison cell fixture

Metal peg - prison cell fixture

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Building materials
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Saw-setting tool

Saw-setting tool

Phillip Porta collection
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Saw-setting tools
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Adelong, New South Wales, Australia
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John H. Gillman
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1850
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"Commonwealth Savings Bank of Australia"

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising signs
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New South Wales, Australia
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Commonwealth Savings Bank of Australia
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1913
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Poster titled 'Its the speedy airmail that conquers distance and saves time'

Poster titled 'Its the speedy airmail that conquers distance...

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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Souvenir plate - 150th Anniversary of New South Wales

Souvenir plate - 150th Anniversary of New South Wales

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative plates
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England
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