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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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Exhibition loan receipt for Captain Cook's Chart Rule, 1905

Exhibition loan receipt for Captain Cook's Chart Rule, 1905

Captain Cook Plane Table Frame collection
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Receipts
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London, England
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London Exhibitions Limited
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1905
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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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Arf a mo' Kaiser!

Arf a mo' Kaiser!

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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Navy blue, black and red chiffon 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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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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Ogden Smiths Mermaid fishing fly

Ogden Smiths Mermaid fishing fly

Gidleigh Collection
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Fishing lures
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London, England
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Twenty four Years of Cricket

Twenty four Years of Cricket

Nanette Ward collection
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Books
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London, England
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Mr Arthur F. Lilley
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1912
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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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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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The Princess of Wales Fashion Handbook

The Princess of Wales Fashion Handbook

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Books
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London, England
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Tim Graham
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1984
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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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Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management, by Mrs Isabella Beeton

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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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Engraved print titled 'Mount Laura, Camperdown', by James Charles Armytage, from book 'Australia' by Edwin Carton Booth, 1876

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Engravings
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London, England
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James C. Armytage
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1876
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Aqua domed chiffon hat with circular leaf layering 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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The Children's Friend

The Children's Friend

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Childrens books
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London, England
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S W Partridge and Co
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1892
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Fishing No.1

Fishing No.1

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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Terra Australis or Australia, the Parts Explored Between 1798 and 1803 by Matthew Flinders

Terra Australis or Australia, the Parts Explored Between 179...

Matthew Flinders collection
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Atlases
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London, England
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Captain Matthew Flinders
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1814
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Bare knuckle boxing trophy presented to Australian boxer William Sparkes in England in 1847

Bare knuckle boxing trophy presented to Australian boxer Wil...

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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W.G. Cricketing Reminiscences and Personal Recollections

W.G. Cricketing Reminiscences and Personal Recollections

Nanette Ward collection
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Books
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London, England
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William G. Grace
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1899
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The Australian Cricketing Team, 1888

The Australian Cricketing Team, 1888

Sporting Memorabilia collection
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Photographs
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London, England
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London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company Limited
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1888
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Christmas card from Betty Archdale to Ruby Monaghan, 1935

Christmas card from Betty Archdale to Ruby Monaghan, 1935

Ruby Lee collection
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Christmas cards
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London, England
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Ms Betty Archdale
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1935
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Women's Cricket Association Middlesex v Australia, 22 July 1937

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Elsie Deane collection
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Scorecards
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England, United Kingdom
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Women's Cricket Association of England
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1937
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London - View in the Hyde Park

London - View in the Hyde Park

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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London, England
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Second 1954 by William Dargie

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Second 1954 by William Dargi...

William Dargie portrait of Queen Elizabeth II collection
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Portraits
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London, England
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Sir William Dargie CBE
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1954
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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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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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The bright spot for Australians between Home and the Trenches

The bright spot for Australians between Home and the Trenche...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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France
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1918
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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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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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White cotton handkerchief featuring portrait of HRH Prince Henry Duke of Gloucester

White cotton handkerchief featuring portrait of HRH Prince H...

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Handkerchiefs
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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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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Rip saw

Rip saw

John Docker collection
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Saws
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London, England
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L Pabble & Sanderson
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1920
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