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Yoo-long Erah-ba-diang.7

Yoo-long Erah-ba-diang.7

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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Thomas Watling
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1804
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Warriors of New S. Wales

Warriors of New S. Wales

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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British Sportsman's Club Luncheon, 1937

British Sportsman's Club Luncheon, 1937

Elsie Deane collection
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Booklets
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London, England
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Savoy Hotel
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1937
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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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Victory March Through London, 3rd May, 1919

Victory March Through London, 3rd May, 1919

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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London, England
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J. Beagles & Co.
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1919
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Brown wooden wall telephone with a black plastic handset

Brown wooden wall telephone with a black plastic handset

Australia Post Historical collection
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Wall telephones
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England
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1936
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Mode of disposing of the dead

Mode of disposing of the dead

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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John S. Prout
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1873
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Roneo Neopost Model 105 Postal Franking Machine No.RNX 3029

Roneo Neopost Model 105 Postal Franking Machine No.RNX 3029

Australia Post Historical collection
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Franking machines
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Richmond, Surrey, England
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Roneo Neopost Ltd
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1969
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Arnolds Ink bottle

Arnolds Ink bottle

Australia Post Historical collection
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Ink bottles
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Typical portraits of the aborigines

Typical portraits of the aborigines

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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Pair of short length ecru pearl-cotton crochet gloves

Pair of short length ecru pearl-cotton crochet gloves

Toni Hood collection
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Gloves
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Rae Hood
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1960
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Plane table frame used by Captain James Cook

Plane table frame used by Captain James Cook

Captain Cook Plane Table Frame collection
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Surveying equipment
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England
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Captain James Cook
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1768
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Poster titled 'Australian Post Office Stationery'

Poster titled 'Australian Post Office Stationery'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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John Arlott's Australian Test Journal 1954-55

John Arlott's Australian Test Journal 1954-55

Nanette Ward collection
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Journals
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London, England
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John Arlott
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1955
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Gold pocket watch presented to William Faithfull by Joseph Foveaux in 1801

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Pocket watches
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London, England
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Brockbanks [chronometer Makers]
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1800
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Standard Half Bushel gun-metal grain measure

Standard Half Bushel 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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Silver snuff box from the '...Emigrants of THE LADY ANN TO Capt. Wm. Maxton, Octr. 1854'

Silver snuff box from the '...Emigrants of THE LADY ANN TO C...

Gwen Coppard collection
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Snuff boxes
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Birmingham, West Midlands, England
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Taylor & Perry
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1839
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Aqua domed chiffon hat with circular leaf layering 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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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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Narrow white cardboard box containing 15 paper items

Narrow white cardboard box containing 15 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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1982
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Print - Accidents will happen to the best Appointed Coaches

Print - Accidents will happen to the best Appointed Coaches

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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Australia Post poster captioned 'We Deliver'

Australia Post poster captioned 'We Deliver'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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1980
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Handkerchief commemorating the royal visit to Australia, 1954

Handkerchief commemorating the royal visit to Australia, 195...

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Handkerchiefs
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Victorian Postal Service square red metal letter box

Victorian Postal Service square red metal letter box

Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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Victoria, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1870
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Natives of Carpentaria

Natives of Carpentaria

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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T Baines
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1873
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White cotton handkerchief featuring portrait of HRH Prince Henry Duke of Gloucester

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Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Handkerchiefs
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Smoking out the Opossum

Smoking out the Opossum

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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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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Cricket

Cricket

Nanette Ward collection
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Books
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London, England
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Freddie Trueman
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1964
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The Pool of London

The Pool of London

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Postcards
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London, England
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Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with 'Australia's First Airmail, 1914-1964, 50th Anniversary Flight'

Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with 'Australia's First Airm...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1964
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Print - An Alarming Reason - We're Run away with No Mistake

Print - An Alarming Reason - We're Run away with No Mistake

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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Australian Palace, Central Hall, Franco-British Exhibition, London, 1908

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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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Monocular microscope with case and accessories

Monocular microscope with case and accessories

Dr Winifred Curtis collection
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Microscopes
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London, England
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C Baker Ltd
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1939
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Envelope addressed to Thomas Mussen Esq.

Envelope addressed to Thomas Mussen Esq.

Alexander Mussen collection
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Envelopes
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London, England
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Thomas Mussen
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1865
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Invitation to the Australian Women's Cricket Team to meet Mrs Stanley Baldwin

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Alicia Walsh collection
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Invitations
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London, England
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Alicia Walsh
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1937
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Postcard of Joe Beckett vs Georges Carpentier

Postcard of Joe Beckett vs Georges Carpentier

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Halifax, West Yorkshire, England
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Lilywhite Ltd
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1919
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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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Poster titled 'Send Christmas greetings, telegrams before 23rd December'

Poster titled 'Send Christmas greetings, telegrams before 23...

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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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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Neck Decoration for the Order of the Companion of Honour to Sir Robert Menzies

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RG Menzies collection
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Awards
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London, England
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Sir Robert 'Bob' G. Menzies
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1951
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Certificate of Commission, Geoffrey Mervyn Faithfull, 22 August 1917

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Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Legal documents
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St James, London, Greater London, England
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King George V
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1917
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Australia Post colour poster titled

Australia Post colour poster titled "Send your love home S.A...

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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1978
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Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill

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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The English and Australian Cookery Book: Cookery for the many as well as for the 'Upper Ten Thousand' by an Australian Aristologist

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Edward Abbott collection
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Cookbooks
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London, England
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Sampson, Low, Son & Marston
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1864
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What I saw of the coronation

What I saw of the coronation

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Bailliere's Nurses' Complete Medical Dictionary, 1938, used by Miss Lal McCay in Sydney and Western Victoria

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Penelope Nelson collection
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Dictionaries
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London, England
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Hitch & Marshall
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1938
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Great Cricketers

Great Cricketers

Nanette Ward collection
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Books
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London, England
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Denzil Batchelor
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1970
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Australia Post poster captioned 'We Deliver'

Australia Post poster captioned 'We Deliver'

Australia Post Historical collection
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