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Envelope for telegram

Envelope for telegram

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 2
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Envelopes
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Victoria, Australia
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Australian Red Cross Society
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1941
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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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Booklet titled 'Official Rules of Hockey', used by Rose Little

Booklet titled 'Official Rules of Hockey', used by Rose Litt...

Rose Hooke collection
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Booklets
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Hartleys Sports Stores
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1915
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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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Road map of Victoria, 1933

Road map of Victoria, 1933

Frank and John Burdett collection
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Road maps
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Victoria, Australia
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1933
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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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Posters
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Amy Hudson batting during the Interstate Championships in Sydney in 1934

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Amy Hudson collection
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Photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Amy Hudson
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1934
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Nurse

Nurse

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Bruce Petty
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1999
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Elindale Heathcote

Elindale Heathcote

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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The lucky country

The lucky country

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Ron Tandberg
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1996
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Henry VII's Chapel, Westminster Abbey No. 24

Henry VII's Chapel, Westminster Abbey No. 24

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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1928
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearthrowers
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Victoria, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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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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Lizard brand ink bottle

Lizard brand ink bottle

Australia Post Historical collection
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Ink bottles
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Joplin Manufacturing Co
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting the Eureka Stockade

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Coles-Myer collection
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Commemorative medals
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Victoria, Australia
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Coles-Myer Ltd
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1854
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting the landing of the First Fleet

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Coles-Myer collection
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Commemorative medals
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Victoria, Australia
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Coles-Myer Ltd
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1788
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Cricket bat used by Victor Trumper in 1913

Cricket bat used by Victor Trumper in 1913

Nanette Ward collection
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Cricket bats
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England, United Kingdom
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Gunn and Moore Ltd
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1913
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Salter's Spring Balance No.20, used for weighing large mail bags

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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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Model wooden club with a bulbous head

Model wooden club with a bulbous head

JC Le Souef collection
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Small scale models
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Elwood, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Albert A. Le Souef
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1868
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Pair of worn brown leather gloves worn by non-denominational missionary Ernest Kramer

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Colin, Faith and Mary Kramer collection
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Gloves
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England
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Mr Ernest Kramer
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1935
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Greetings from the Antipodes [image of an Aboriginal woman and child and a map of Victoria]

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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A Chinese garden in Victoria

A Chinese garden in Victoria

Chinese in Australia collection no. 1
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Engravings
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Victoria, Australia
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Edwin Carton Booth
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1873
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River Yarra Warburton

River Yarra Warburton

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Victoria, Australia
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Money box to commemorate the British royal visit to Australia, 1954

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Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Moneyboxes
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Victoria, Australia
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State Bank of Victoria
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1954
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting 'New' Parliament House

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Coles-Myer collection
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Commemorative medals
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Victoria, Australia
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Coles-Myer Ltd
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1988
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Wooden box

Wooden box

Anne Girard collection
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Boxes
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Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Anne M. Girard
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Heathcote (Mt Ida Hotel)

Heathcote (Mt Ida Hotel)

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mt Morgan Gold and Copper Mine, Central QLD No. 76

Mt Morgan Gold and Copper Mine, Central QLD No. 76

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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QSL card for 3HA, The Age Broadcasting Service

QSL card for 3HA, The Age Broadcasting Service

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1936
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Crossing Badger Creek Healesville

Crossing Badger Creek Healesville

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Victoria, Australia
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Poster titled 'Post Office communication services are vital to the development of Australian industries'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Tower of London No. 22

Tower of London No. 22

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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1928
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'Gem of the South, Jenolan Caves, NSW.' No. 4, 1925

'Gem of the South, Jenolan Caves, NSW.' No. 4, 1925

Joyce Knife collection
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Cigarette cards
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England
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New South Wales Government Tourist Bureau
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1925
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White looseleaf cardboard page titled

White looseleaf cardboard page titled "Display hints"

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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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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Woodchipping in Australia

Woodchipping in Australia

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Ron Tandberg
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1996
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Double-sided poster titled 'Why we Must Win The War', illustrated by Norman Lindsay, 1918

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 6
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Political posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Norman A. Lindsay
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1918
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QSL card for VK3TL

QSL card for VK3TL

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Poster captioned 'A 'phone call... takes the hurry out of not being close, do your speeding by 'phone'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Three leather hair curlers known as 'Curly Wurlies'

Three leather hair curlers known as 'Curly Wurlies'

Una May Irvine collection no. 2
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Hair rollers
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Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Una M. Irvine
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1900
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Arrogant Jeff

Arrogant Jeff

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons