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Film negative - entrance to a limestone cave on the Nullabor Plain, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Greetings from Lismore

Greetings from Lismore

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lismore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Film negative - Nell Basedow walking toward house, Yalata station, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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1920
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Rectangular red wooden post box with a sloped top, for newspapers and packets

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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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1939
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Australia's 150th Anniversary 1788-1938

Australia's 150th Anniversary 1788-1938

Dr Donald McMichael collection no. 2
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Badges
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1988
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Woman sewing a boy's pants

Woman sewing a boy's pants

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Loseby Two Day Marine Chronometer No 109, with accessories in a wooden case

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Department of Defence collection
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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Brass fastening latch

Brass fastening latch

Department of Defence collection
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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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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Circular cotton doily with a 'Hairpin Work' lace fringe, made in Orbost, Victoria, in the late 1800s

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Una May Irvine collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Orbost, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Helena E. Roadknight
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1870
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Australia Post poster captioned 'We Deliver'

Australia Post poster captioned 'We Deliver'

Australia Post Historical collection
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1980
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Receipt sent from Lake Bathurst Shoeing Forge to George Ernest Faithfull, October 1908

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Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Receipts
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Lake Bathurst Shoeing Forge
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1908
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Bank of Australasia, Sydney, 31 August 1908

Bank of Australasia, Sydney, 31 August 1908

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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1908
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Prison padlock

Prison padlock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Padlocks
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Poster captioned 'Post a card for Easter. It's such an unexpected pleasure'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Holy Trinity Church, Granville, Destroyed by Fire, 1908

Holy Trinity Church, Granville, Destroyed by Fire, 1908

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Granville, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Glass plate negative - Fort Hill, Darwin Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905 or 1911

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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1905
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Black and white negative glass lantern slide - Base of Ayers Rock Northern Territory, showing effect of aoelian erosion, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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1926
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'An Historic Retrospect on the occasion of the 150th Anniversary Celebrations of the Founding of Australia' - colour publication printed for the 150th Anniversary Celebrations of Australia, 1938.

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Noble Numismatics collection
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Booklets
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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S T Leigh & Co Pty Ltd
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1938
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White china dinner plate

White china dinner plate

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Dinner plates
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Wooden weaving shuttle

Wooden weaving shuttle

Papuan Official collection
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Weaving shuttles
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir John Hubert P. Murray
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1908
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"SECOND PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1908, A., P., AND H SOCIETY"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1908
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Holy Trinity Church, Granville

Holy Trinity Church, Granville

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Granville, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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The lake, Botanical Gardens, Sydney, NSW

The lake, Botanical Gardens, Sydney, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Colourised photographic postcard of Lane Cover River, NSW

Colourised photographic postcard of Lane Cover River, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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1884
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Spit Road, Middle Harbour, Sydney, NSW

Spit Road, Middle Harbour, Sydney, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Spit, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Burwood Ladies College

Burwood Ladies College

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Burwood, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Glass plate negative of 'Carting earth at back of Hartneys', 1908

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Robert Orlando Cowey collection
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Glass plate negatives
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1908
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Western Australia, Franco-British Exhibition, London, 1908

Western Australia, Franco-British Exhibition, London, 1908

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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London, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Set of banjo shaped Chinese scales used for weighing gold and herbs

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Victorian Goldfields collection no. 1
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Beam balances
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Tape measure

Tape measure

George O Crawford collection
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Tape measures
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr George O. Crawford
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1900
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Gulf country, Queensland, Australia
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1908
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Nib pen

Nib pen

Australia Post Historical collection
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Pens
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London, England
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Perry & Co
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1959
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Off-white rectangular transfer sticker with gold letters spelling

Off-white rectangular transfer sticker with gold letters spe...

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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A Batchelor's Retreat

A Batchelor's Retreat

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1908
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Kangaroo mounted on a wishbone

Kangaroo mounted on a wishbone

Terence Lane collection
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Brooches
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1903
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First day cover celebrating the centennary of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church, Thursday Island

First day cover celebrating the centennary of Our Lady of th...

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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First day envelopes
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1984
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Set of brass scales with a round plate and a rectangular plate with rounded edges

Set of brass scales with a round plate and a rectangular pla...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Balances
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"I have journeyed on many beautiful rivers of the World..."

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Posters
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South West Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Geoffrey Lea
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1908
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Deck of Commonwealth Railway playing cards

Deck of Commonwealth Railway playing cards

Elizabeth Kay collection no. 1
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Playing cards
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Australia
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Commonwealth Railways
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1900
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Wonderland City Bondi