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Top hat worn by Henry Bayton Somer Gullett MC OAM

Top hat worn by Henry Bayton Somer Gullett MC OAM

Wight-Gullett collection
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Top hats
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London, England
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Richard Hunt & Co Pty Ltd
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1960
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Repose

Repose

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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John H. Clark
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1813
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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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Book titled Exercises for Ladies to Improve and Perfect Beauty, containing loose double page

Book titled Exercises for Ladies to Improve and Perfect Beau...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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London, England
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Donald Walker
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1837
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Lord Derby's Kangaroo and Five Others

Lord Derby's Kangaroo and Five Others

Terence Lane collection
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Engravings
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London, England
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Oliver Goldsmith
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1848
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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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Holy Bible with compendium and dictionary

Holy Bible with compendium and dictionary

Myrtle Ivy Lindsay collection
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Bibles
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London, England
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Myrtle I. Lindsay
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1945
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Aqua domed chiffon hat with circular leaf layering worn by Dame Pattie Menzies

Aqua domed chiffon hat with circular leaf layering worn by D...

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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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 Princess of Wales Fashion Handbook

The Princess of Wales Fashion Handbook

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Books
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London, England
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Tim Graham
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1984
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A Johannsen & Co Two Day Marine Chronometer No 8094, with accessories in a wooden case, used in HMAS Hobart

A Johannsen & Co Two Day Marine Chronometer No 8094, with ac...

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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A Johannsen & Co
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Steerage Passengers Contract Ticket for John Turner 1883

Steerage Passengers Contract Ticket for John Turner 1883

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Transport tickets
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London, England
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John Turner
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1883
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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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Australia Post No.2 white canvas post bag, 1981

Australia Post No.2 white canvas post bag, 1981

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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1981
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Rip saw

Rip saw

John Docker collection
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Saws
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London, England
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L Pabble & Sanderson
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1920
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Invitation card

Invitation card

Amy Hudson collection
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Invitations
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London, England
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Ms Amy Hudson
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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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Model replica of of Queen Elizabeth II's coronation coach

Model replica of of Queen Elizabeth II's coronation coach

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Toy horse drawn coaches
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London, England
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Lesney Products & Co Ltd
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1953
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Print - A Practical Lesson

Print - A Practical Lesson

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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1834
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Franco-British Exhibition, London, 1908

Franco-British Exhibition, London, 1908

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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London, England
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The Valentine & Sons' Publishing Co.
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1908
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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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Colour lithograph inscribed 'Portraits of the Aboriginal Inhabitants'.

Colour lithograph inscribed 'Portraits of the Aboriginal Inh...

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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Engraved print titled 'Supposed Native Tombs', by George Grey, 1841

Engraved print titled 'Supposed Native Tombs', by George Gre...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Engravings
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London, England
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George Grey
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1841
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Earl Kitchener

Earl Kitchener

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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London, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Postcard advertising a film titled 'Missing Husbands'

Postcard advertising a film titled 'Missing Husbands'

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Paris, France
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Laurel

The Laurel

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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London, England
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Tilt and Bogue
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1841
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British Sportman's Club invitation

British Sportman's Club invitation

Nance Pownall collection
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Invitations
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London, England
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British Sportsman's Club
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1937
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Poster captioned 'Post a card for Easter. It's such an unexpected pleasure'

Poster captioned 'Post a card for Easter. It's such an unexp...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Paperknife

Paperknife

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Paperknives
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London, England
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1876
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The Gwalior Plains

The Gwalior Plains

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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1840
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Christmas card from Betty Archdale to Ruby Monaghan, 1935

Christmas card from Betty Archdale to Ruby Monaghan, 1935

Ruby Lee collection
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Christmas cards
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London, England
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Ms Betty Archdale
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1935
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Standard Peck gun-metal grain measure

Standard Peck gun-metal grain measure

Geoff Gray collection
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Measures
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London, England
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NSW Government
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1832
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Gardiner Two Day Marine Chronometer No 5/3947 in wooden case

Gardiner Two Day Marine Chronometer No 5/3947 in wooden case

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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R Gardner
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1893
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Dobbie Son & Hutton Marine Chronometer No 5475, with accessories in a wooden case, used in HMAS Australia

Dobbie Son & Hutton Marine Chronometer No 5475, with accesso...

Department of Defence collection
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London, England
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Dobbie Son & Hutton
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1942
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By the sad sea waves I court her

By the sad sea waves I court her

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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London, England
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Solomon Bros, LTD
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Giants of the Game

Giants of the Game

Nanette Ward collection
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Books
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London, England
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Hon H R. Lyttelton
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1856
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'The Green Parrot of Botany Bay', Sydenham Edwards, 1 March 1797

'The Green Parrot of Botany Bay', Sydenham Edwards, 1 March ...

Early Encounters collection no.1
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Engravings
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London, England
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Sydenham Edwards
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Lookstick used by Rear Admiral John Gore

Lookstick used by Rear Admiral John Gore

Jack Gallaway collection
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Telescopes
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London, England
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Gilbert and Co London
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1800
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Miss Gabrielle Ray

Miss Gabrielle Ray

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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London, England
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