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Caladenia Deformis

Caladenia Deformis

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1873
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Microtis Porrifolia

Microtis Porrifolia

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1873
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British Military Issue Pattern 1842 Musket, or New Line, Socket Bayonet, used by Lieutenant Thomas Quinn, 73rd Regiment (ret), in Van Diemens Land

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Neil Martin collection
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Socket bayonets
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England
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George Salter & Co
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1844
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Letter sent from Edgar Reginald Deane,18 March 1873

Letter sent from Edgar Reginald Deane,18 March 1873

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Letters
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Edgar R. Deane
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1873
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Wooden boomerang bound with split cane and covered with adhesive and pigment in four places

Wooden boomerang bound with split cane and covered with adhe...

JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 1
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Boomerangs
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Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1850
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P.M.G. Salter's spring balance, used to weigh large letters and small parcels

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Spring balances
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England
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Salter Scales
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Guard, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Guard, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Clear glass rectangular inkstand with an inkwell in the centre

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Inkstands
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Aspidium Aculeatum

Aspidium Aculeatum

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1873
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Oertling 62FM beam balance

Oertling 62FM beam balance

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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Beam balances
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England
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L Oertling Ltd
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1930
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Birds and Flowers and Other Country Things.

Birds and Flowers and Other Country Things.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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1873
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John Poole Marine Chronometer No 2659, with accessories in a wooden case

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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John Poole
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1855
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Oak oil stone

Oak oil stone

George Henry Taylor collection
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Sharpening stones
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr George H. Taylor
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1790
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Photographic portrait of man sitting on horse, Victoria, 1870's

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Horse Photographic Portrait collection
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Albumen prints
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Victoria, Australia
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1870
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Instructional leaflet

Instructional leaflet "Display Kit 3 - Pre-stamped envelopes...

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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1978
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Family Bible

Family Bible

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bibles
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Glasgow, Scotland
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William Collins, Sons and Co.
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1800
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Record of Tirranna Picnic Race Club winners from 1871 to 1880

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Tirranna Race Club collection
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Documents
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1871
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Anthistiria Ciliata

Anthistiria Ciliata

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1873
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Burnished, wooden fighting club

Burnished, wooden fighting club

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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Clubs
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North-west NSW, Australia
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1800
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Wooden walking stick carved by Aborigines and presented to Reverend Hungerford in 1852

Wooden walking stick carved by Aborigines and presented to R...

JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 1
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Walking-sticks
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Northern New England, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1852
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Red metal pillar box with an arched top

Red metal pillar box with an arched 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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1912
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Australia Post No.1 white canvas post bag, 1986

Australia Post No.1 white canvas post bag, 1986

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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1986
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Parliament of Tasmania Penal Establishments, Hobart and Launceston Reports for 1886

Parliament of Tasmania Penal Establishments, Hobart and Laun...

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Reports
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1886
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Medal issued by the Australian Numismatic Society to mark the centenary of the Royal Australian Mint, Sydney, in 1955

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TE Hanley collection no. 2
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Commemorative medals
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Australian Numismatic Society
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1955
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Boomerang, attributed to King Billy, Geelong, 1800s

Boomerang, attributed to King Billy, Geelong, 1800s

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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1800
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Hypoxis Glabella

Hypoxis Glabella

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1873
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Arnolds Ink bottle

Arnolds Ink bottle

Australia Post Historical collection
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Ink bottles
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Calostrophus Elongatus

Calostrophus Elongatus

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1873
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St. Thomas' Church, North Sydney

St. Thomas' Church, North Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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North Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1849
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Cyathorphora Pteridoides

Cyathorphora Pteridoides

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1873
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Native miami [i.e. mia-mia]

Native miami [i.e. mia-mia]

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Samuel T. Gill
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1870
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Varnished wooden bowl, used with a sponge to wet stamps in a Post Office

Varnished wooden bowl, used with a sponge to wet stamps in a...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bowls
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Souvenir mug - Bicentenary of Australia

Souvenir mug - Bicentenary of Australia

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative mugs
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Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1788
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Envelope and letter addressed to Robert Lionel Faithfull, 28 October 1873

Envelope and letter addressed to Robert Lionel Faithfull, 28...

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Letters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Robert L. Faithfull
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1873
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Boomerang

Boomerang

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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North-west NSW, Australia
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1800
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Shifting spanner

Shifting spanner

Phillip Porta collection
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Wrenches
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Adelong, New South Wales, Australia
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John H. Gillman
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1850
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Letter from Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 4 January 1873

Letter from Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 4 January 1873

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Business letters
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1873
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Lil-lil club

Lil-lil club

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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Clubs
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North-west NSW, Australia
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1800
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Book titled 'Wedding Dress 1740-1970' written by Madelaine Ginsburg

Book titled 'Wedding Dress 1740-1970' written by Madelaine G...

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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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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Box for Postmaster's Display Kit No. 3

Box for Postmaster's Display Kit No. 3

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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Medal to commemorate the bicentenary of the discovery of the east coast of Australia by Captain James Cook

Medal to commemorate the bicentenary of the discovery of the...

TE Hanley collection no. 1
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Commemorative medals
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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James Berry
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1969
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Beige glazed ceramic souvenir jug - The Cream of Highland Whiskies,

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Queen Victoria Jubilee collection
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Commemorative objects
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Glasgow, Scotland
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Port Dundas Pottery Coy
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1886
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International Exhibition Victoria, 1873 medallion awarded to Wilhelm Greiffenhagen

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Wilhelm Greiffenhagen collection
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Medallions
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1873
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Toy farm set

Toy farm set

Marion Douglas and Pamela Yonge collection
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Toy farms
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England, United Kingdom
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