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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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Cartoon titled 'The Target Symbol'.

Cartoon titled 'The Target Symbol'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Mr John Ditchburn
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2001
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Square, glass inkstand

Square, glass inkstand

Justice Else-Mitchell collection no. 1
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Inkstands
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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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Poster titled 'Send Christmas greetings, telegrams before 23rd December'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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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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Inkstand lid

Inkstand lid

Justice Else-Mitchell collection no. 1
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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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Rectangular sticker with a royal crown and

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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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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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Poster titled 'Its the speedy airmail that conquers distance and saves time'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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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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Letter from James Turner, headed 'Ballarat, Feb 1869', and begins 'Dear Sister and Brother...'

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Bernard Freedman collection no. 1
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Personal letters
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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James Turner
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1869
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Senator Alston Eating Lunch

Senator Alston Eating Lunch

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Mr John Ditchburn
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1998
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Book titled The Eureka Stockade

Book titled The Eureka Stockade

Raffaello Carboni collection
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Books
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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George Serras
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1855
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Town Hall, Ballarat

Town Hall, Ballarat

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Flyer detailing a memorial service held in Ballarat for King Edward VII 1910

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Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Leaflets
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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King Edward VII
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1910
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Discovery of the gambling bug

Discovery of the gambling bug

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Mr John Ditchburn
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1997
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Square, clear glass inkstand

Square, clear glass inkstand

Justice Else-Mitchell collection no. 1
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Inkstands
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England
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Navy cloth airmail bag, printed with 'Australia Sydney Air Mail'

Navy cloth airmail bag, printed with 'Australia Sydney Air M...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1929
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Poster titled 'Australian Post Office Stationery'

Poster titled 'Australian Post Office Stationery'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Botanical Gardens, Ballarat

Botanical Gardens, Ballarat

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Nib pen

Nib pen

Australia Post Historical collection
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London, England
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Perry & Co
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1959
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Poster titled 'Be a champ stamp stamper - Don't let any stamp give you the slip! - Make a good impression

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Australia Post Historical collection
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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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Lake Wendouree, Ballarat

Lake Wendouree, Ballarat

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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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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Mine rope ladder, Buninyong

Mine rope ladder, Buninyong

Victorian Goldfields collection no. 1
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Ladders
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Letter from James Turner, dated 24 March 1864.

Letter from James Turner, dated 24 March 1864.

Bernard Freedman collection no. 1
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Personal letters
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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James Turner
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1864
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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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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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Poster titled 'Telephone services link together the people of all nations'

Poster titled 'Telephone services link together the people o...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Cartoon titled 'Moral High Ground on Immigration Policy'.

Cartoon titled 'Moral High Ground on Immigration Policy'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Mr John Ditchburn
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2001
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New South Wales Postal Service red painted metal pillar box with an arched top

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Triggs, Marr & Taylor, Sydney
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1875
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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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Poster captioned 'Remember her on Mother's Day. She remembers you. Post a card for May 13'

Poster captioned 'Remember her on Mother's Day. She remember...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Sturt St, Ballarat

Sturt St, Ballarat

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bridge Street, Ballarat, Vic

Bridge Street, Ballarat, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Black metal desk telephone with a winding handle

Black metal desk telephone with a winding handle

Australia Post Historical collection
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Telephones
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United States of America
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Telephone and Radio Corporation
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1948
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Eureka Stockade, Ballarat

Eureka Stockade, Ballarat

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Letter from James Turner, dated 23 December 1864.

Letter from James Turner, dated 23 December 1864.

Bernard Freedman collection no. 1
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Personal letters
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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James Turner
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1864
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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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Poster titled 'School Project Sheet No.1, 'Communications : the telephone'

Poster titled 'School Project Sheet No.1, 'Communications : ...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Nib pen

Nib pen

Australia Post Historical collection
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London, England
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Perry & Co
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1959
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Drummond St, Ballarat

Drummond St, Ballarat

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Round clear glass inkwell with a recessed sunburst pattern on the underside

Round clear glass inkwell with a recessed sunburst pattern o...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Inkwells
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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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Botanic Gardens. Ballarat

Botanic Gardens. Ballarat

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Postcard featuring Sturt Street, Ballarat

Postcard featuring Sturt Street, Ballarat

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Post Office, Ballarat

Post Office, Ballarat

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Great Britain
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The Valentine & Sons' Publishing Co.
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Poster titled 'Post early this Christmas'

Poster titled 'Post early this Christmas'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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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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Poster captioned 'Speed delivery - use private box numbers on mail'

Poster captioned 'Speed delivery - use private box numbers o...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Clear glass rectangular inkstand with an inkwell in the centre

Clear glass rectangular inkstand with an inkwell in the cent...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Inkstands
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Gold miner's pick, Ballarat

Gold miner's pick, Ballarat

Victorian Goldfields collection no. 1
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Picks
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Inkstand

Inkstand

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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Inkstands
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School of Mines, Ballarat

School of Mines, Ballarat

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Sticker 'PMG'

Sticker 'PMG'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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'Amalgamated Society of Engineers' membership certificate .

'Amalgamated Society of Engineers' membership certificate .

Andrew Reeves collection no. 5
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Membership certificates
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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1850
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Australia Post No.1 white canvas post bag, 1986

Australia Post No.1 white canvas post bag, 1986

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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1986
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