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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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Certificate awarded to E Thompson for the Associates Open Day Queanbeyan Golf Club Ltd, 1980

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Thompson Family collection
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Prize certificates
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Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia
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1980
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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'

White canvas post bag, printed with 'Postmaster General Aust...

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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Financial ledger April 1925 to March 1942.

Financial ledger April 1925 to March 1942.

Thompson Family collection
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"Pelmanism" Lesson No.6.

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Instructional leaflet

Instructional leaflet "Display Kit 29 - Pre-Stamped Postcard...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Instructional documents
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1982
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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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Handwritten aerogram letter of congratulations to Edna Thompson on receiving a British Empire Medal

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Thompson Family collection
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Aerograms
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Wellington, North Island, New Zealand
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Edna M. Thompson
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1977
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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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Photograph of 'roadside across lake to Yarralumla Nursery headland, 1971'

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Thompson Family collection
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Yarralumla, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1971
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Photograph of Edna Thompson in tennis attire

Photograph of Edna Thompson in tennis attire

Thompson Family collection
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Edna M. Thompson
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Class photograph of Prahran Technical School students

Class photograph of Prahran Technical School students

Thompson Family collection
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Prahran, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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British Red Cross Society Nursing Manual (No.2)

British Red Cross Society Nursing Manual (No.2)

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Thompson Open Singles tennis trophy

Thompson Open Singles tennis trophy

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Part of a Canberra and District Historical Society Newsletter

Part of a Canberra and District Historical Society Newslette...

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Newsletters
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Canberra and District Historical Society
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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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Chatillon N.Y. spring balance

Chatillon N.Y. spring balance

Thompson Family collection
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Pamphlet titled 'New Zealand Coach Tours 1963-64'

Pamphlet titled 'New Zealand Coach Tours 1963-64'

Thompson Family collection
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Pamphlets
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New Zealand
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Information booklet for visitors to South Africa titled 'Land in the Sun'

Information booklet for visitors to South Africa titled 'Lan...

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South Africa, Africa
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Cardboard box

Cardboard box

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Metal meat safe

Metal meat safe

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Medium-sized  khaki-beige suitcase, labelled 'Miss E. Thompson'

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Thompson Family collection
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Edna M. Thompson
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Letter of congratulations to Edna Thompson on receiving a British Empire Medal

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Thompson Family collection
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Edna M. Thompson
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1977
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Unused postcard depicting the Zimbabwe Elliptical Ruins

Unused postcard depicting the Zimbabwe Elliptical Ruins

Thompson Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Zimbabwe
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Merit certificate awarded to Norma Thompson from Brighton Technical Girls School, 1927

Merit certificate awarded to Norma Thompson from Brighton Te...

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Brighton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1927
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Young blonde girl (possibly Pat) sitting on the grass in front of a house

Young blonde girl (possibly Pat) sitting on the grass in fro...

Thompson Family collection
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Photograph 'from slopes of Black Mt across lake to hospital, Parliament House etc, 1971'

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Black Mountain, Acton, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Aust...
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1971
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Metal tin opener

Metal tin opener

Thompson Family collection
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Booklet titled 'Canberra Street Names and their Origins'

Booklet titled 'Canberra Street Names and their Origins'

Thompson Family collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Photograph 'from slopes of Black Mt along peninsula to Yarralumla, 1971'

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Thompson Family collection
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Black Mountain, Acton, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Aust...
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1971
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Photograph of a mens cricket team, 1987

Photograph of a mens cricket team, 1987

Thompson Family collection
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1987
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Clear glass rectangular inkstand with an inkwell in the centre

Clear glass rectangular inkstand with an inkwell in the cent...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Inkstands
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Two women (Edna Thompson on right) walking along a pavement.

Two women (Edna Thompson on right) walking along a pavement.

Thompson Family collection
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Unused postcard depicting Jacarandas in Salisbury, Rhodesia

Unused postcard depicting Jacarandas in Salisbury, Rhodesia

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Zimbabwe
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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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Calendar

Calendar

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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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Bailliere's Nurses' Complete Medical Dictionary

Bailliere's Nurses' Complete Medical Dictionary

Thompson Family collection
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Dictionaries
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Edna M. Thompson
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Unused postcard depicting the Lounge Car on the Blue Train, Rhodesia

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Thompson Family collection
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Zimbabwe
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Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Navy cloth airmail bag, printed with 'Australia Sydney Air Mail'

Navy cloth airmail bag, printed with 'Australia Sydney Air M...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1929
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Off-white rectangular transfer sticker with gold letters spelling

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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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Poster titled 'Post early this Christmas'

Poster titled 'Post early this Christmas'

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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Unused postcard depicting the High Court, Bulawayo, Rhodesia

Unused postcard depicting the High Court, Bulawayo, Rhodesia

Thompson Family collection
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Zimbabwe
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Australian Short Stories

Australian Short Stories

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Letter of congratulations from Patricia Degens to Edna Thompson on receiving her British Empire Medal, 1977

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Thompson Family collection
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Mrs Patricia A. Degens
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1977
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Book titled 'Pelmanism Your purpose in Life: How to Achieve It Lesson 2'

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Landscape featuring a sparse plain, gentle hills and thick dark clouds above. 1935

Landscape featuring a sparse plain, gentle hills and thick d...

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Letter of congratulations from Tony Wilson to Edna Thompson for receiving her British Empire Medal, 1977

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Lima, Peru
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Edna M. Thompson
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Travel brochure for 'Walks Around Chuzenji Lake-Side Hotel Chuzenji, Nikko Japan'

Travel brochure for 'Walks Around Chuzenji Lake-Side Hotel C...

Thompson Family collection
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Travel pamphlets
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Japan
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Group photograph

Group photograph

Thompson Family collection
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Australian War Memorial

Australian War Memorial

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Pamphlet titled 'P&O Orient Lines Wellington'

Pamphlet titled 'P&O Orient Lines Wellington'

Thompson Family collection
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Wellington, North Island, New Zealand
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Handwritten letter of congratulations from Dr Irene Crespin to Edna Thompson on her receipt of a British Empire Medal

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Thompson Family collection
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Ainslie, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Dr Irene Crespin
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1977
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Two women and a small girl with a hat sitting on a wal with the sea in the distance.

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Card of congratulations to Edna Thompson on receiving a British Empire Medal, 1977

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Cards
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Edna M. Thompson
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1977
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Cream coloured miniature china plate

Cream coloured miniature china plate

Thompson Family collection
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Plates
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England
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Boot hook

Boot hook

Thompson Family collection
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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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Handwritten letter of congratulations to Edna Thompson on receiving a British Empire Medal

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Thompson Family collection
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Dubbo, New South Wales, Australia
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Edna M. Thompson
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