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Holy Bible on which Lance Barnard took the oath of office of Deputy Prime Minister of Australia in 1973

Holy Bible on which Lance Barnard took the oath of office of...

Hon Lance Barnard collection
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Bibles
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London, England
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Oxford University Press
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1952
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Ticket to the Coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth 1937

Ticket to the Coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabe...

Amy Hudson collection
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Tickets
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London, England
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Ms Amy Hudson
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1937
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Brass fastening pin for latch

Brass fastening pin for latch

Department of Defence collection
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Fasteners
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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Surrey Cricket, Its History and Associations

Surrey Cricket, Its History and Associations

Nanette Ward collection
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Books
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London, England
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Lord Alverstone
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1902
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Print - Repose in the Mail

Print - Repose in the Mail

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Prints
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London, England
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Thomas McLean
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1835
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King George's Sound

King George's Sound

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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J Carr
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1873
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Certificate

Certificate

EJ Tomaszewski collection
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Certificates
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London, England
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Mr Edward J. Tomaszewski
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1943
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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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Photograph of cricketers E.R. Mayne and Frank O'Keeffe on board

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Nanette Ward collection
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London, England
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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1922
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Two copies of the book 'The Cricket Field' by James Pycroft

Two copies of the book 'The Cricket Field' by James Pycroft

Nanette Ward collection
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London, England
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Poster captioned 'Speed delivery - use private box numbers on mail'

Poster captioned 'Speed delivery - use private box numbers o...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Memu from the British Sportsmen's Club

Memu from the British Sportsmen's Club

Amy Hudson collection
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Menus
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London, England
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Ms Amy Hudson
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1937
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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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Royal Brides

Royal Brides

Margot Child collection
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London, England
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Mrs Margot Child
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1981
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Inventory of Effects for the late Lieutenant Vincent Burns, 13 July 1917

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Vincent Burns collection
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Documents
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London, England
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Lieutenant Vincent A. Burns
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1917
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Print - A Passing Remark

Print - A Passing Remark

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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London, England
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Thomas McLean
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1834
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Standard Bushel gun-metal grain measure

Standard Bushel gun-metal grain measure

Geoff Gray collection
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Measures
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London, England
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Lannon Harley
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1832
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Letter sent from Robert Lionel Faithfull, 8 September 1879

Letter sent from Robert Lionel Faithfull, 8 September 1879

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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Warriors of New S. Wales

Warriors of New S. Wales

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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London, England
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John H. Clark
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1813
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Eau de nil hat of netted fabric and two hat pins 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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Plate No. 16 from Carter's Floral Illustrations

Plate No. 16 from Carter's Floral Illustrations

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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London, England
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Companion of The Most Distinguished Order of St Michael & St George, awarded to Dr J H L Cumpston

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Cumpston Family collection
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Awards
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London, England
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Garrard & Co Ltd
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1901
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Just in time

Just in time

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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London, England
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Thomas McLean
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1834
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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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London, England
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William Sparkes
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1800
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An Act for the more effectual Administration of Justice at Norfolk Island, 13 August 1834

An Act for the more effectual Administration of Justice at N...

Norfolk Island Act 1834 collection
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Legal documents
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London, England
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British Parliament
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1834
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The Aboriginal inhabitants

The Aboriginal inhabitants

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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London, England
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George French Angas
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1847
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Narrow red cardboard box containing seven paper items

Narrow red cardboard box containing seven paper items

Australia Post Historical collection
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Display boxes
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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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Narrative of an Expedition into Central Australia...During the Years 1844, 5 and 6, Vol 2

Narrative of an Expedition into Central Australia...During t...

Charles Sturt and AB Paterson collection
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London, England
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Captain Charles Sturt
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1849
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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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Cerebos salt tin

Cerebos salt tin

Bothwell Museum collection
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Food storage containers
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London, England
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Cerebos Limited
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10 for 66 and all that

10 for 66 and all that

Nanette Ward collection
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London, England
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Arthur A. Mailey
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1958
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'A Family of New South Wales', William Blake, 15 November 1792

'A Family of New South Wales', William Blake, 15 November 17...

Early Encounters collection no. 2
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