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Cricket Across the Seas

Cricket Across the Seas

Nanette Ward collection
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Books
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London, England
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Sir Pelham F. Warner
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1903
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Handbell - Note A# Octave 5 Pattern 10

Handbell - Note A# Octave 5 Pattern 10

Jennifer Anne Murphy collection
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Musical instruments
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London, England
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Whitechapel Bell Foundry
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1910
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Hunting the kangaroo

Hunting the kangaroo

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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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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London, England
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Thomas McLean
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1834
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A Signal of Distress or the Xmas Visitor

A Signal of Distress or the Xmas Visitor

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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1832
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Off-white rectangular transfer sticker with gold letters spelling

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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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Postcard depicting Lily Brayton

Postcard depicting Lily Brayton

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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George III beef wood and tulipwood banded Pembroke White-Hamond table from the First Fleet

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First Fleet Table collection
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Tables
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London, England
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Surgeon-General John White
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1788
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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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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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Yoo-long Erah-ba-diang.2

Yoo-long Erah-ba-diang.2

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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London, England
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Thomas Watling
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1804
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Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management, by Mrs Isabella Beeton

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Messrs Berkelouw collection
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Books
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London, England
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Mrs Isabella Beeton
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1891
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Red metal pillar box with an arched top

Red metal pillar box with an arched 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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1912
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England V Australia 1877 to 1904

England V Australia 1877 to 1904

Nanette Ward collection
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Books
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London, England
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J N. Pentelow
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1904
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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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Next of Kin plaque issued to Edith Burns in respect of the service of her son, Lieutenant Vincent Burns

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Vincent Burns collection
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Plaques
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London, England
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Lieutenant Vincent A. Burns
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1919
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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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Edgar Richard Mayne's Australian cricket team cap

Edgar Richard Mayne's Australian cricket team cap

Nanette Ward collection
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Caps
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London, England
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Geo Lewin and Co.
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White looseleaf cardboard page titled

White looseleaf cardboard page titled "Display hints"

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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1978
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Handwritten letter from Joan Richmond - London

Handwritten letter from Joan Richmond - London

Joan Richmond collection
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Letters
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London, England
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1932
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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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Cerebos salt tin

Cerebos salt tin

Bothwell Museum collection
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Food storage containers
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London, England
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Cerebos Limited
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Matthew Arnold

Matthew Arnold

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Portrait photographs
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London, England
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Elliott & Fry
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Portraits of the Aboriginal inhabitants

Portraits of the Aboriginal inhabitants

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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Invitation to Miss Clements to a reception to meet YWCA Friends From Other Countries

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Nance Pownall collection
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Invitations
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London, England
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Mrs Nancy M. Pownall
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1937
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The Aboriginal inhabitants

The Aboriginal inhabitants

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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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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Racehorse

Racehorse "Carbine" held by a strapper

Nanette Ward collection
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Photographs
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London, England
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Sport & General Press Agency Ltd
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1913
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Liveryman Guild,  Air Pilots and Air Navigators.

Liveryman Guild, Air Pilots and Air Navigators.

Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Commemorative badges
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London, England
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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England V Australia

England V Australia

Nanette Ward collection
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Books
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London, England
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Sir Pelham F. Warner
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1912
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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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Burning A Corpse

Burning A Corpse

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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Red leather presentation box for Olympic gold medal

Red leather presentation box for Olympic gold medal

Patrick McCue collection no. 1
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Presentation boxes
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London, England
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Mr Patrick McCue
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1908
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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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Poster titled 'Post Office communication services are vital to the development of Australian industries'

Poster titled 'Post Office communication services are vital ...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Dobbie Son & Hutton Marine Chronometer No 5475, with accessories in a wooden case, used in HMAS Australia

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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Dobbie Son & Hutton
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1942
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Cartoon

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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London, England
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Mr Alan Moir
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2002
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Black plastic wall telephone

Black plastic wall telephone

Australia Post Historical collection
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Wall telephones
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1945
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2091 HMS Victory

2091 HMS Victory

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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1905
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Postcard featuring a black and white photograph (printed) of Patrick O'Connor, the Irish Giant

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Tipperary, County Tipperary, Ireland
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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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Cricket for Women and Girls

Cricket for Women and Girls

The Waratah Club NSW Women's Cricket Association collection
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Books
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Essex, England
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Anchor Press
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1933
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Page from 'The Illustrated London News' November 1 1851

Page from 'The Illustrated London News' November 1 1851

Charles Durr collection
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Magazine clippings
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London, England
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The Illustrated London News
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1851
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Sir John French

Sir John French

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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