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Nail punch

Nail punch

George Henry Taylor collection
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Punches
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United States of America
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Varnished wooden bowl, used with a sponge to wet stamps in a Post Office

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Bowls
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Cartoon of Labor Prime Minister Bob Hawke and United States President Ronald Reagan

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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United States of America
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1984
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We need our own gene genies to hold off U.S. domination

We need our own gene genies to hold off U.S. domination

Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3
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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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1998
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Envelope titled 'United for Victory Interlocking Jigsaw'

Envelope titled 'United for Victory Interlocking Jigsaw'

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 3
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Envelopes
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Australia
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John Sands Pty Ltd
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1942
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Hey, gosh! Now don't tell me ... Dolly Parton?

Hey, gosh! Now don't tell me ... Dolly Parton?

Lou Dargham collection
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Cartoons
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United States of America
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Mr Lou Dargham
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Console for the satellite tracking system from the Orroral Valley Tracking Station

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Orroral Valley Tracking Station collection
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Computer hardware
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Oregon, United States of America
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United States Navy
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1950
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Stop OMEGA US Bases Out

Stop OMEGA US Bases Out

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Omega Navigation Facility, Victoria, Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Clear moulded stem glass

Clear moulded stem glass

Andrew Reeves and Helen Parrott collection
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Champagne glasses
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United States of America
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The Libbey Glass Company
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1892
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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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'Exposing U.S. War Crimes through Veteran Organising', a paper presented to the National Anti-War Conference by Michael Uhl

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Elsie Gare collection no. 1
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Theses
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Uhl
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1971
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Advertising card featuring boxer Arlos Fanning

Advertising card featuring boxer Arlos Fanning

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising cards
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Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1916
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American and NSW women swimmers at Toowoomba, Queensland, 1911

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National Sports Information Centre collection
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Photographs
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Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
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1911
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Prayer card to St. Michael the Archangel

Prayer card to St. Michael the Archangel

Bali Bombings 2002 Memorial - Parliament of Victoria collection
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Prayer cards
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United States of America
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2002
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Rectangular aluminium sign with a wooden backing and

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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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US Forces Get the Nod ...

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People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Postcards
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Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Government of Australia
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1986
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'New Zealand, Australia and the United States Foreign Policy; A very brief history', a paper presented to the National Anti-War Conference by Alister Taylor

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Elsie Gare collection no. 1
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Theses
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Alister Taylor
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1971
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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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Who is it Johnnie?

Who is it Johnnie?

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr John Butcher
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1998
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Kodak Box Brownie folding camera case

Kodak Box Brownie folding camera case

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Camera cases
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Australia
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Silver pen nib

Silver pen nib

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Nibs
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United States of America
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R Esterbrook & Co
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Cartoon depicting two United States Generals around a war strategy table

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Louis Zmak collection
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Cartoons
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My Lai, Vietnam
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Mr Bruce Petty
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1971
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Stereo photograph depicting the American Arch, Commonwealth Celebrations, Sydney, 1901

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Camberwell Trash and Treasure Market collection
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Stereo photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1901
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Colour photograph of Rhea Seddon and Robert 'Hoot' Gibson with an American flag and a model of a space shuttle

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Australian American Association collection
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Photographs
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Rhea Seddon
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1984
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Red metal pillar box with arched top

Red metal pillar box with arched top

Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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Pyrmont, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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W Taylor Paragon Foundry Pyrmont
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1912
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Needle-Art and the Transfer Book, July 1927

Needle-Art and the Transfer Book, July 1927

Muriel Kelly collection
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Magazines
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United States of America
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1927
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Bush Tucker

Bush Tucker

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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Sculptures
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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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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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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Stanley No.11 nail punch

Stanley No.11 nail punch

George Henry Taylor collection
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Punches
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United States of America
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Stanley
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Congenital Penis Malformation in Southern Elephant Seals

Congenital Penis Malformation in Southern Elephant Seals

Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Magazine clippings
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United States of America
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1966
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'Mrs Potts' laundry iron

'Mrs Potts' laundry iron

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Laundry irons
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United States of America
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1930
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Poster titled 'School Project Sheet No.1, 'Communications : the telephone'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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Town Hall and Exhibition Building Melbourne

Town Hall and Exhibition Building Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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WTP
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The Lone Ranger

The Lone Ranger

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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United States of America
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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...Captures the spirit of our past and the probable direction of our future...

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Roger Lilford and Robbie Swan collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1985
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Black and white photograph of people on either side of the fence dividing East and West Berlin, 1961

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Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Berlin, Germany
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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1961
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US Legion of Merit to Sir Robert Menzies

US Legion of Merit to Sir Robert Menzies

RG Menzies collection
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Awards
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United States of America
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Sir Robert 'Bob' G. Menzies
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1950
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Stanley No.30 spirit level

Stanley No.30 spirit level

George Henry Taylor collection
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Spirit levels
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United States of America
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Stanley
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Circular Quay Sydney NSW

Circular Quay Sydney NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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United States of America
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Mr Jos