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The English and Australian Cookery Book: Cookery for the many as well as for the 'Upper Ten Thousand' by an Australian Aristologist

The English and Australian Cookery Book: Cookery for the man...

Edward Abbott collection
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Cookbooks
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London, England
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Sampson, Low, Son & Marston
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1864
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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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Francis Birtles' Bean 14 car, which he named 'The Sundowner'

Francis Birtles' Bean 14 car, which he named 'The Sundowner'

Francis Birtles collection
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Motor cars
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Bean Car Company
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1925
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The Aboriginal inhabitants

The Aboriginal inhabitants

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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George French Angas
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1847
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Drafting scale

Drafting scale

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Drafting instruments
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London, England
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Thomas Jones, Charing Cross
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England V Australia

England V Australia

Nanette Ward collection
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Books
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London, England
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Sir Pelham F. Warner
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1912
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Inventory of Effects for the late Lieutenant Vincent Burns, 13 July 1917

Inventory of Effects for the late Lieutenant Vincent Burns, ...

Vincent Burns collection
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Documents
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London, England
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Lieutenant Vincent A. Burns
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1917
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Native Encampment

Native Encampment

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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John S. Prout
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1844
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Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management, by Mrs Isabella Beeton

Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management, by Mrs Isabella B...

Messrs Berkelouw collection
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Books
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London, England
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Mrs Isabella Beeton
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1891
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Restaurant Frascati

Restaurant Frascati

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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London, England
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Portraits of the Aboriginal inhabitants

Portraits of the Aboriginal inhabitants

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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George French Angas
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1847
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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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Rectangular enamelled metal sign

Rectangular enamelled metal sign "Post Office"

Australia Post Historical collection
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Signs
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1980
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Four Hundred and One Views - London

Four Hundred and One Views - London

Nanette Ward collection
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Magazines
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London, England
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Samuels Ltd
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1912
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Ticket to the Coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth

Ticket to the Coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabe...

Nance Pownall collection
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Tickets
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London, England
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Mrs Nancy M. Pownall
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1937
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Sir John French

Sir John French

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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Australia Post poster captioned 'We Deliver'

Australia Post poster captioned 'We Deliver'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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1980
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Narrative of an Expedition into Central Australia...During the Years 1844, 5 and 6, Vol 2

Narrative of an Expedition into Central Australia...During t...

Charles Sturt and AB Paterson collection
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Books
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London, England
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Captain Charles Sturt
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1849
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Ebony walking stick presented to Sir George Houstoun Reid by Lloyd George on 27 March 1917

Ebony walking stick presented to Sir George Houstoun Reid by...

Anne Fairbairn collection no. 4
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Walking-sticks
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Birmingham, West Midlands, England
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Sir George H. Reid
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1897
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Postcard of Joe Beckett vs Georges Carpentier

Postcard of Joe Beckett vs Georges Carpentier

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Halifax, West Yorkshire, England
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Lilywhite Ltd
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1919
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Native dwellings

Native dwellings

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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George French Angas
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1847
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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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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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'His last trip' Zeppelin in flames nr London. Sept 2 1916

'His last trip' Zeppelin in flames nr London. Sept 2 1916

Enid Treadgold collection
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Photographic postcards
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London, England
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Imperial German Army
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1916
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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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Print - A Race Team

Print - A Race Team

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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London, England
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Thomas McLean
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1834
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Print - Accidents will happen to the best Appointed Coaches

Print - Accidents will happen to the best Appointed Coaches

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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Postcard with photograph captioned Sydney. Sydney Harbour Bridge

Postcard with photograph captioned Sydney. Sydney Harbour Br...

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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Tin of beef dripping sent to the Lawton family in Uxbridge, London, in a Red Cross parcel from Hobart in 1942

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French-Lawton collection
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Canned foods
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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The Austral Canning Co Pty Ltd
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1940
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Gold pocket watch presented to William Faithfull by Joseph Foveaux in 1801

Gold pocket watch presented to William Faithfull by Joseph F...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Pocket watches
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London, England
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Brockbanks [chronometer Makers]
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1800
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Card made out to Mr Faithfull giving him the use of Cunard's Reading Rooms in London

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Cards
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London, England
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William John Wills gold pocket watch

William John Wills gold pocket watch

William John Wills collection
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Pocket watches
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London, England
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William J. Wills
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1859
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Dent Two Day Marine Chronometer No 46982 in wooden case

Dent Two Day Marine Chronometer No 46982 in wooden case

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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Dent & Co
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1895
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Burgoyne's Australian wine bungalow

Burgoyne's Australian wine bungalow

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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France
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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The Sydney Morning Herald - Her Day, 1986

The Sydney Morning Herald - Her Day, 1986

Robbie Swan collection
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Advertising posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Sydney Morning Herald
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