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Green ceramic tile with a red eucalyptus flower decoration

Green ceramic tile with a red eucalyptus flower decoration

Terence Lane collection
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Tiles
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1910
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Poster titled 'Australian Post Office Stationery'

Poster titled 'Australian Post Office Stationery'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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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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The Age Centenary Test Lift Out Friday

The Age Centenary Test Lift Out Friday

Terence Lane collection
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Advertising posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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The Melbourne Age
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1977
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Poster titled 'Send Christmas greetings, telegrams before 23rd December'

Poster titled 'Send Christmas greetings, telegrams before 23...

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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1948
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Gold fob medallion

Gold fob medallion

Terence Lane collection
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Fobs
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1920
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Blue glass and silver plate cup and saucer

Blue glass and silver plate cup and saucer

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Cups and saucers
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Silver kangaroo and plaque produced as a souvenir of Mount Kosciusko

Silver kangaroo and plaque produced as a souvenir of Mount K...

Terence Lane collection
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Commemorative objects
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Mount Kosciusko, Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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1903
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Kangaroo figure made from blue, white, red and silver plastic, metal and glass

Kangaroo figure made from blue, white, red and silver plasti...

Terence Lane collection
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Animal figures
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1971
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Toy automated kangaroo with a joey in its pouch

Toy automated kangaroo with a joey in its pouch

Terence Lane collection
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Mechanical toys
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1946
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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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One of a pair of bronze cast kangaroo bookends

One of a pair of bronze cast kangaroo bookends

Terence Lane collection
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Bookends
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Germany
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1915
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Poster captioned 'A 'phone call... takes the hurry out of not being close, do your speeding by 'phone'

Poster captioned 'A 'phone call... takes the hurry out of no...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Standing kangaroo figure, possibly made from ivory, with a joey in its pouch

Standing kangaroo figure, possibly made from ivory, with a j...

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Sculptures
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Rubber kangaroo figure

Rubber kangaroo figure

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Hong Kong
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Set of brass scales with a round plate and a rectangular plate with rounded edges

Set of brass scales with a round plate and a rectangular pla...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Balances
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Small red wooden toy post

Small red wooden toy post

Terence Lane collection
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Toys
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Plaster kookaburra on a perch

Plaster kookaburra on a perch

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Bird figures
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Black plastic wall telephone

Black plastic wall telephone

Australia Post Historical collection
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Wall telephones
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1945
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Silver kangaroo pin

Silver kangaroo pin

Terence Lane collection
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Lapel pins
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1980
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Black presentation case with red satin lining

Black presentation case with red satin lining

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Presentation cases
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Fillet crochet doily featuring a kangaroo

Fillet crochet doily featuring a kangaroo

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Doilies
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1900
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Ceramic kangaroo figure with a large triangular body and a small head

Ceramic kangaroo figure with a large triangular body and a s...

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Poster titled 'Send Christmas greetings, telegrams before 23rd December'

Poster titled 'Send Christmas greetings, telegrams before 23...

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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1948
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Tureen marked with the crest of the Union Club of Hobart Town, made by Minton & Boyle, about 1840

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Tureens
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Stoke-on-Trent, England
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Minton and Boyle
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1840
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Metal inkwell that has a sculpted kangaroo with a joey in its pouch next to an inkpot shaped like a rock.

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Inkwells
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1900
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Blue glass and silver plate cup and saucer

Blue glass and silver plate cup and saucer

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Cups and saucers
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1908 Australian coat of arms

1908 Australian coat of arms

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Brooches
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Small green wooden toy hedge

Small green wooden toy hedge

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Toys
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Cast kangaroo candlestick

Cast kangaroo candlestick

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Candlesticks
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Sheffield, England
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John Figorski & Co
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1885
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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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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Sydney Morning Herald
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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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White glazed kangaroo and lily shape vase

White glazed kangaroo and lily shape vase

Terence Lane collection
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Vases
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Robert Fowler Pottery Works
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1920
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Black and white photograph of US swimmer Duke Kahanamoku of Honolulu

Black and white photograph of US swimmer Duke Kahanamoku of ...

National Sports Information Centre collection
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Photographs
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Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America
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Duke Kahanamoku
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Yellow ceramic candle holder incised with kangaroo motifs, made by Klytie Pate in 1991

Yellow ceramic candle holder incised with kangaroo motifs, m...

Terence Lane collection
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Candle holders
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Klytie Pate
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1991
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Doulton jug to commemorate the Boer War, 1900

Doulton jug to commemorate the Boer War, 1900

Terence Lane collection
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Jugs
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Lambeth, London, England
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Doulton and Company
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1901
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A Singular Animal Called Kanguroo Found on the Coast of New Holland

A Singular Animal Called Kanguroo Found on the Coast of New ...

Terence Lane collection
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Engravings
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England, United Kingdom
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George Stubbs
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1800
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Plaster koala on a branch

Plaster koala on a branch

Terence Lane collection
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Animal figures
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Cast kangaroo candlestick

Cast kangaroo candlestick

Terence Lane collection
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Candlesticks
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Sheffield, England
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John Figorski & Co
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1885
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Cartoon that features a kangaroo and a koala as waiters

Cartoon that features a kangaroo and a koala as waiters

Terence Lane collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr John Spooner
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1974
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Kangaroo-shaped container made from wicker, wood, glass and bamboo

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Terence Lane collection
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Containers
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1976
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Gallipoli 25 April, 1915

Gallipoli 25 April, 1915

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Brooches
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1915
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Wooden kangaroo figure

Wooden kangaroo figure

Terence Lane collection
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Sculptures
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1972
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Circular yellow pressed glass bowl depicting a kangaroo, made by Crystal Glass Ltd, Sydney, 1924

Circular yellow pressed glass bowl depicting a kangaroo, mad...

Terence Lane collection
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Bowls
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Alexandria, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Crystal Glass Limited
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1924
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Cylindrical red painted metal letter box with a domed top

Cylindrical red painted metal letter box with a domed 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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1920
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Wooden kangaroo figure

Wooden kangaroo figure

Terence Lane collection
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Sculptures
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1977
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Brooch featuring a kangaroo mounted on two miniature replica brass bullets

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Brooches
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1915
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Plaster standing kangaroo on a stepped plinth

Plaster standing kangaroo on a stepped plinth

Terence Lane collection
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Animal figures
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1920
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Gold-coloured kangaroo lapel pin

Gold-coloured kangaroo lapel pin

Terence Lane collection
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Lapel pins
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Clear glass bottle in the form of a standing kangaroo holding a cricket bat

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Bottles
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Australia
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1910
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Hand-painted porcelain kangaroo with a bottle in its pouch, made to promote Guinness Stout in 1956

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Terence Lane collection
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Sculptures
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England, United Kingdom
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Wiltshaw & Robertson Ltd
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1956
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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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Transfers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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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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Lizard brand ink bottle

Lizard brand ink bottle

Australia Post Historical collection
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Ink bottles
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Joplin Manufacturing Co
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Toy kangaroo made from leather

Toy kangaroo made from leather

Terence Lane collection
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Toy animals
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Japanese porcelain condiment set, featuring a mustard pot flanked by a salt and pepper shaker, in the form of three kangaroos on a shaped plinth

Japanese porcelain condiment set, featuring a mustard pot fl...

Terence Lane collection
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Condiment sets
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1930
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Sterling silver mounted emu egg candlestick holder, by Henry Steiner about 1880

Sterling silver mounted emu egg candlestick holder, by Henry...

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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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Blue ceramic jar with moulded kangaroo motifs, made by Klytie Pate in 1980

Blue ceramic jar with moulded kangaroo motifs, made by Klyti...

Terence Lane collection
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Jars
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Klytie Pate
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1980
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Shell aggregate kangaroo figure

Shell aggregate kangaroo figure

Terence Lane collection
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Animal figures
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1977
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Kangaroo mounted on a blue-enamelled boomerang.

Kangaroo mounted on a blue-enamelled boomerang.

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1913
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