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Round clear glass inkwell with a recessed sunburst pattern on the underside

Round clear glass inkwell with a recessed sunburst pattern o...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Inkwells
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Invitation to Miss Clements to a reception to meet YWCA Friends From Other Countries

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Nance Pownall collection
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Invitations
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London, England
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Mrs Nancy M. Pownall
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1937
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Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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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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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1948
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1866 Melbourne Cup

1866 Melbourne Cup

John Tait collection
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Trophies
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London, England
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Mr John Tait
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1865
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Gold pocket watch presented to William Faithfull by Joseph Foveaux in 1801

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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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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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"Agent for Commonwealth Savings Bank"

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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New South Wales Postal Service red painted metal pillar box with an arched top

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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 & Taylor, Sydney
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1875
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Wood and brass telescope tube in a leather case used by Captain John Gore

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Jack Gallaway collection
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Telescopes
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London, England
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Peter Dollond
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1761
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Pearl Faithfull wearing an elaborate full-length pale dress, seated on a carved wooden chair with her train draped over arm

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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London, England
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Rita Martin
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British Sportsman's Club Luncheon, 1937

British Sportsman's Club Luncheon, 1937

Elsie Deane collection
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Booklets
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London, England
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Savoy Hotel
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1937
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1867 Melbourne Cup won by (Sydney) Tim Whiffler

1867 Melbourne Cup won by (Sydney) Tim Whiffler

1867 Melbourne Cup and Queen's Plate collection
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Trophies
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London, England
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Mr Thomas Smily
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Book titled 'Wedding Dress 1740-1970' written by Madelaine Ginsburg

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Margot Child collection
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Books
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London, England
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Victoria and Albert Museum
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1740
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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 Imperial Fine Art Corporation, Holborn, London

The Imperial Fine Art Corporation, Holborn, London

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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London, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Offical team photograph of the Australian Women's Cricket Team, 1937

Offical team photograph of the Australian Women's Cricket Te...

Alicia Walsh collection
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Photographs
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London, England
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Adair
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1937
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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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Australia Post three-piece cardboard mobile 'Beautiful birds of Australia ...'

Australia Post three-piece cardboard mobile 'Beautiful birds...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Mobiles
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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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Second leaf of Record of Sessions House, Old Bailey

Second leaf of Record of Sessions House, Old Bailey

I Dowdle collection
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Reports
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London, England
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1826
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Paperback book titled 'With Stoddart's Team in Australia' by Prince Ranjitsinhji, 1898

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Nanette Ward collection
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London, England
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Prince Kumar S. Ranjitsinhji
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1898
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Booklet titled 'Highness Jubilee Anti-Report'

Booklet titled 'Highness Jubilee Anti-Report'

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Booklets
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London, England
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Counter Information Services
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1975
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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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Menu card from the White Heather Cricket Club

Menu card from the White Heather Cricket Club

Nance Pownall collection
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Menus
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England, United Kingdom
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White Heather Women's Cricket Club
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1937
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Black metal desk telephone with a winding handle

Black metal desk telephone with a winding handle

Australia Post Historical collection
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Telephones
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United States of America
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Telephone and Radio Corporation
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1948
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Gold medallion commemorating the coronation of Edward VII and Alexandra, June 26, 1902

Gold medallion commemorating the coronation of Edward VII an...

Una May Irvine collection no. 2
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Commemorative medallions
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London, England
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King Edward VII
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1902
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Achromatic, brass telescope eyepiece used by Captain John Gore

Achromatic, brass telescope eyepiece used by Captain John Go...

Jack Gallaway collection
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Telescope accessories
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London, England
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Peter Dollond
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1761
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Menu with an image of Big Ben

Menu with an image of Big Ben

Elizabeth Sanderson collection
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Menus
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London, England
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Elizabeth B. Digges
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1939
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Rectangular aluminium sign with a wooden backing and

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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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Poster advertising 'A Season of New Australian Work' at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London

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Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Posters
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London, England
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Cricket Across the Seas

Cricket Across the Seas

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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1903
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Handbell - Note A# Octave 5 Pattern 10

Handbell - Note A# Octave 5 Pattern 10

Jennifer Anne Murphy collection
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Musical instruments
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London, England
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Whitechapel Bell Foundry
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1910
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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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Engraved print titled 'Mount Laura, Camperdown', by James Charles Armytage, from book 'Australia' by Edwin Carton Booth, 1876

Engraved print titled 'Mount Laura, Camperdown', by James Ch...

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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Letter sent from Robert Lionel Faithfull, 12 March 1880

Letter sent from Robert Lionel Faithfull, 12 March 1880

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Letters
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London, England
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Robert L. Faithfull
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1880
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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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Cartoon

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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London, England
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Mr Alan Moir
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2002
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