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New South Wales Postal Service cylindrical red cast iron post box

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Triggs & Marr, Sydney
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1870
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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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Photograph and newsclipping - photograph of Benny Zable in costume in a shopping mall with the caption which reads

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Benny Zable collection no. 2
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Photographs
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Benjamin 'Benny' Zable
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1982
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Lake Wangary, Australia Day 1918

Lake Wangary, Australia Day 1918

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Commemorative badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Atkinson & Co
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1918
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Maps of Australia from Adelaide

Maps of Australia from Adelaide

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Batik silk scarf

Batik silk scarf

Aboriginal Women's Arts Festival collection
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Scarves
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Utopia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal Women's Arts Festival
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1984
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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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Our Jack J.J. Virgo

Our Jack J.J. Virgo

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Young Mens Christian Association
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1918
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North Terrace Adelaide, SA No. 55

North Terrace Adelaide, SA No. 55

Joyce Knife collection
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Cigarette cards
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England
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WD & HO Wills
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1925
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Batik silk scarf

Batik silk scarf

Aboriginal Women's Arts Festival collection
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Scarves
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Utopia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal Women's Arts Festival
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1984
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Black and white photograph of Old Parliament House with a ceremonial platform

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Mollie Ballard collection
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Photographs
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Frank W. Ballard
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1927
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View along the Gorge Road, near Adelaide, SA

View along the Gorge Road, near Adelaide, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Green storage box used by Fred Hollows during NTEHP

Green storage box used by Fred Hollows during NTEHP

The Fred Hollows Foundation collection
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Storage boxes
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Professor Frederick C. Hollows AC
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1975
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University Gardens, Adelaide, SA

University Gardens, Adelaide, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Bone implement

Bone implement

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bone tools
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Poster captioned 'You can help protect a vital service from disruption by vandals, Adopt a public telephone near your home...'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Carved wooden sculpture of a snake

Carved wooden sculpture of a snake

Aboriginal Women's Arts Festival collection
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Wood carvings
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South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1984
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White canvas post bag, printed with 'Postmaster General Australia, inaugural flight, Boeing 707 Jet Service, Sydney-Honolulu, 29 July 1959, QANTAS Empire Airways'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Australia Post
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1959
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French Red Cross Dec 6, 1918

French Red Cross Dec 6, 1918

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Atkinson & Co
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1918
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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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Poster titled 'Send Christmas greetings, telegrams before 23rd December'

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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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Green, brown and yellow strip of cardboard with white tabs at each end representing a kookaburra's nest

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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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Silk batik by Nyukana Baker

Silk batik by Nyukana Baker

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Textile panels
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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Red bow and arrow with feathers

Red bow and arrow with feathers

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Archery equipment
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Carved wooden sculpture of an echidna

Carved wooden sculpture of an echidna

Aboriginal Women's Arts Festival collection
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Wood carvings
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South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1984
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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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Batik t-shirt

Batik t-shirt

Aboriginal Women's Arts Festival collection
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T-shirts
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Utopia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal Women's Arts Festival
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1984
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Rectangular aluminium sign with a wooden backing and

Rectangular aluminium sign with a wooden backing and "Canber...

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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French Day, November 1917, fundraising badge

French Day, November 1917, fundraising badge

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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North Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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1917
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Underwood No 5 Manual Typewriter

Underwood No 5 Manual Typewriter

Else Alsop collection
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Typewriters
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United States of America
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Underwood Typewriter Company
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1919
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Proclamation regarding South Australia and the native population

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Photographic prints
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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