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Legislative Assembly New South Wales Artesian Boring And Irrigation In America, 1902

Legislative Assembly New South Wales Artesian Boring And Irr...

Mudgee Historical Society collection
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Reports
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New South Wales, Australia
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Legislative Assembly of New South Wales
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1902
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Juno brand embossed metal, hanging model, kerosene lamp

Juno brand embossed metal, hanging model, kerosene lamp

Anne Girard collection
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Kerosene lamps
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United States of America
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Mrs Anne M. Girard
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1900
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U.S bases out - Hiroshima never again

U.S bases out - Hiroshima never again

Movement Against Uranium Mining collection
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Political badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Movement Against Uranium Mining
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1987
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"Agent for Commonwealth Savings Bank"

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising signs
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New South Wales, Australia
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Commonwealth Savings Bank of Australia
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Aussie Rack of Lamb in America

Aussie Rack of Lamb in America

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Mr John Ditchburn
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1999
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Poster captioned 'A 'phone call... takes the hurry out of not being close, do your speeding by 'phone'

Poster captioned 'A 'phone call... takes the hurry out of no...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Narrow red cardboard box containing seven paper items

Narrow red cardboard box containing seven 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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1978
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Cheer Up Society of South Australia, America Day - Victory 1918, fundraising badge

Cheer Up Society of South Australia, America Day - Victory 1...

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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1918
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Stereo photograph depicting the American Arch, Commonwealth Celebrations, Sydney, 1901

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Camberwell Trash and Treasure Market collection
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Stereo photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1901
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Stop OMEGA US Bases Out

Stop OMEGA US Bases Out

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Omega Navigation Facility, Victoria, Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Cricket ball inscribed with 'Australia v America & Canada, 1st Test Match, July 4th 1913, Ball used in America & Canada 1st Innings'

Cricket ball inscribed with 'Australia v America & Canada, 1...

Nanette Ward collection
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Cricket balls
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London, England
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John Wisden and Company Ltd
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1912
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Rectangular sticker with a royal crown and

Rectangular sticker with a royal crown and "EIIR" in gold le...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Stickers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company
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Poster titled 'Be a champ stamp stamper - Don't let any stamp give you the slip! - Make a good impression

Poster titled 'Be a champ stamp stamper - Don't let any stam...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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The Kinder More Reverent Way

The Kinder More Reverent Way

Margot Child collection
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Booklets
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United States of America
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Mrs Margot Child
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Slick Willy's Women

Slick Willy's Women

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Sean Leahy
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1998
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Rectangular red wooden post box with a sloped top, for newspapers and packets

Rectangular red wooden post box with a sloped top, for newsp...

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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Bush and Hawke get out of the Gulf

Bush and Hawke get out of the Gulf

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Iraq
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George H. Bush Snr
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1990
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Who is it Johnnie?

Who is it Johnnie?

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr John Butcher
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1998
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Congenital Penis Malformation in Southern Elephant Seals

Congenital Penis Malformation in Southern Elephant Seals

Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Magazine clippings
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United States of America
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1966
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Picture of a woman in a black hat

Picture of a woman in a black hat

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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United States of America
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Rectangular aluminium sign with

Rectangular aluminium sign with "Canberra City Postcode 2601...

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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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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Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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Gosh! You mean, they also got one of our McDonald's franchise?!

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Lou Dargham collection
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Cartoons
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United States of America
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Mr Lou Dargham
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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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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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Paul Robeson - calls on the American People to fight for Freedom and Peace

Paul Robeson - calls on the American People to fight for Fre...

Milleese Morrow Boughton collection
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Pamphlets
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New York, United States of America
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Mr Paul L. Robeson
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1944
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Commemorative souvenir red, white and blue triangular paper 'PEACE HAT, 1918'

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Adrian Luck collection no. 1
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Hats
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Australia
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Australian Army
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1918
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Underwood No.5 Standard Typewriter, used by New South Wales School Inspector John Dunlop, 1927-1937

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Helen Mason collection
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Typewriters
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United States of America
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Stott & Underwood Ltd
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1927
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Colt Model 1851 Navy revolver

Colt Model 1851 Navy revolver

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Revolvers
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United States of America
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Samuel Colt
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1850
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Nova Peris' Official Australian Ceremonial Tracksuit trousers from Sydney 2000 Olympic Games

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Nova Peris collection
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Sports clothing
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United States of America
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Nova Peris
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2000
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Stanley No.122 nine-inch square

Stanley No.122 nine-inch square

George Henry Taylor collection
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Squares
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United States of America
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Stanley
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1980
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Stanley No.11 nail punch

Stanley No.11 nail punch

George Henry Taylor collection
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Punches
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United States of America
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Stanley
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I Own a Nuclear Target

I Own a Nuclear Target

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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T-shirts
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United States of America
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United States Armed Forces
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1960
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Devils amongst the Angels

Devils amongst the Angels

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Cartoons
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United States of America
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Mr John Tiedemann
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Instructional leaflet

Instructional leaflet "Display Kit 29 - Pre-Stamped Postcard...

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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1982
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Envelope titled 'United for Victory Interlocking Jigsaw'

Envelope titled 'United for Victory Interlocking Jigsaw'

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 3
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Envelopes
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Australia
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John Sands Pty Ltd
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1942
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Advertising card featuring boxer Arlos Fanning

Advertising card featuring boxer Arlos Fanning

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising cards
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Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1916
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The Lone Ranger

The Lone Ranger

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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United States of America
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Queenliness

Queenliness

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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United States of America
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Cylindrical red painted metal letter box with a domed top

Cylindrical red painted metal letter box with a domed 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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1920
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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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Poster 'August mobilisation to end the war in Vietnam SUNDAY AUGUST 13th AT 2.00 pm SYDNEY'

Poster 'August mobilisation to end the war in Vietnam SUNDAY...

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political posters
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Vietnam
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United States Armed Forces
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1965
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Don't mix stars with wars

Don't mix stars with wars

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1984
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Needle-Art Autumn 1924

Needle-Art Autumn 1924

Muriel Kelly collection
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Magazines
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United States of America
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1924
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USA

USA

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Bruce Petty
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1998
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Australia Post No.1 white canvas post bag, 1994

Australia Post No.1 white canvas post bag, 1994

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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1994
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Child's walking trainer

Child's walking trainer

Ruth Lynch collection
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Walking aids
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United States of America
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Farmers Co Ltd
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1932
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Keating between speeding cars