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First day cover celebrating the centennary of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church, Thursday Island

First day cover celebrating the centennary of Our Lady of th...

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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First day envelopes
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1984
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Medal to commemorate the bicentenary of the discovery of the east coast of Australia by Captain James Cook

Medal to commemorate the bicentenary of the discovery of the...

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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Rectangular aluminium sign with

Rectangular aluminium sign with "Canberra City Postcode 2601...

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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Film negative - Family in garden, Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

Film negative - Family in garden, Hermannsburg, Northern Ter...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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1920
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Glass plate negative - Expedition outfit, Victoria River area, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1922
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Australian series, The Selectors Hut - A merry Christmas

Australian series, The Selectors Hut - A merry Christmas

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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For the larder

For the larder

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr James A. Turner
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Pair of brown leather elastic-sided ankle length riding boots

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Colledge Family collection
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Riding boots
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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At the ford

At the ford

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr James A. Turner
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Path through park and AIM tent with people around

Path through park and AIM tent with people around

Robert Darby collection no. 2
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Photographs
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Mr Robert Darby
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Souvenir brown glass disc with etched three leaf clover pattern and fragments of opal

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Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Commemorative glassware
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Mr Leopold 'Leo' Steger
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1939
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Demand Cultural Independence

Demand Cultural Independence

Robert Darby collection no. 2
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Political badges
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'Subject No.8 - Standing Alone' bicentennial commemorative milk carton

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ACT Milk Authority collection
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Milk containers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1987
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Crossing a northern river

Crossing a northern river

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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I'm an Australian for nuclear disarmament

I'm an Australian for nuclear disarmament

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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T-shirts
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Association for International Co-operation and Disarmament
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1960
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A ferry on water.

A ferry on water.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Art Series
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Sitting rough-un

Sitting rough-un

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Another woman for peace disarm nuclear weapons

Another woman for peace disarm nuclear weapons

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Glass plate negative - Youth on raft, Worora people, George Water, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Off-white rectangular transfer sticker with gold letters spelling

Off-white rectangular transfer sticker with gold letters spe...

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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BERT OLDFIELD NSW, AIF & AUSTRALIAN XI / SYKES / WEST INDIES 1968-69

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Ruth Oldfield collection
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Cricket bats
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Slazenger
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1965
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Pair of brown cotton knit stockings

Pair of brown cotton knit stockings

Olga Riet collection
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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A young Prince of Wales wearing a cap

A young Prince of Wales wearing a cap

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photograph of Ruby Monaghan playing cricket

Photograph of Ruby Monaghan playing cricket

Ruby Lee collection
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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Botanical gardens, Melbourne, VIC.

Botanical gardens, Melbourne, VIC.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Grey felt Akubra hat with a grey ribbon hat band

Grey felt Akubra hat with a grey ribbon hat band

Fred Daly collection
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Akubra hats
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Australia
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Akubra Hats Pty Ltd
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Scenes - Australian Coast

Scenes - Australian Coast

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr Herbert Beecroft
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Ned Kelly kneeling talking to group

Ned Kelly kneeling talking to group

Robert Darby collection no. 2
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Postcard featuring a colour image of the 'Loongana' off Gellibrand Point, Williamstown

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Act Responsibly for Christ's Sake - Nuclear War?

Act Responsibly for Christ's Sake - Nuclear War?

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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White ceramic mug to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II royal tour to Australia 1954

White ceramic mug to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II royal tour...

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Envelope containing letter of thanks for sympathy card

Envelope containing letter of thanks for sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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1900
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Booklet titled 'Episodes - A Glimpse of Australia-Japan Relations 1859-1979'

Booklet titled 'Episodes - A Glimpse of Australia-Japan Rela...

Thompson Family collection
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1859
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Australian Beauty

Australian Beauty

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Tonbridge CND

Tonbridge CND

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Badges
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Australia
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Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament
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1960
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Metal panel from area under the dashboard of the Chamberlains' car with a spray of sound deadener that was incorrectly identified as blood

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Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton collection no. 2
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Motor car components
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Mrs Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton
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1980
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Silver presentation case containing a small magnifier, which was given to astronomer William Bayly by Captain James Cook on his third voyage

Silver presentation case containing a small magnifier, which...

Captain Cook Magnifier collection
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Magnifying glasses
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William Bayly
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Membership card for C.A.N.E. (Campaign Against Nuclear Energy)

Membership card for C.A.N.E. (Campaign Against Nuclear Energ...