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Chinese soldiers on the march through the streets of Kalgan Feb 1915

Chinese soldiers on the march through the streets of Kalgan ...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Salter's Spring Balance No.20, used for weighing large mail bags

Salter's Spring Balance No.20, used for weighing large mail ...

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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Cormorants - used for fishing by the Chinese. Between Linshowfu and Kweilin Apl 1917

Cormorants - used for fishing by the Chinese. Between Linsho...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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'Billybook', a political cartoon book by Bulletin cartoonist David Low, 1918

'Billybook', a political cartoon book by Bulletin cartoonist...

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 18
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Books
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Sir David A. Low
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1918
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Poster titled 'Post early this Christmas'

Poster titled 'Post early this Christmas'

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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Victor Harbour Soldiers' Memorial Gardens

Victor Harbour Soldiers' Memorial Gardens

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Commemorative 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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Two rows of horses, carrying baskets, and people next to trees, in front of a hill

Two rows of horses, carrying baskets, and people next to tre...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Jacket from Light Horse uniform

Jacket from Light Horse uniform

James Taylor Light Horse collection
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Military uniforms
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Sergeant James S. Taylor
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1918
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Certificates
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Prospect, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Minetta 'Nettie' McColive
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1986
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Victory Medal to 9956 Driver Ailson Hope Oliver, AIF

Victory Medal to 9956 Driver Ailson Hope Oliver, AIF

Alison Hope Oliver collection
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Military medals
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Egypt
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Commonwealth of Australia
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1920
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White china bowl

White china bowl

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bowls
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Varnished wooden bowl, used with a sponge to wet stamps in a Post Office

Varnished wooden bowl, used with a sponge to wet stamps in a...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bowls
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White canvas post bag, printed with 'Postmaster General Australia, inaugural flight, Boeing 707 Jet Service, Sydney-Honolulu, 29 July 1959, QANTAS Empire Airways'

White canvas post bag, printed with 'Postmaster General Aust...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Australia Post
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1959
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Green, brown and yellow strip of cardboard with white tabs at each end representing a kookaburra's nest

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Display cards
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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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Junk on the Yangtze River at Nanking. Feb 1917

Junk on the Yangtze River at Nanking. Feb 1917

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Clare, South Australia, Australia
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Clare Agricultural & Horticultural Society
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1936
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Chinese barbers

Chinese barbers

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Punishment cell Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Punishment cell Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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One of a pair of bronze cast kangaroo bookends

One of a pair of bronze cast kangaroo bookends

Terence Lane collection
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Bookends
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Germany
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1915
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

L and T Hackney collection
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Spearthrowers
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1900
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Underwood No 5 Manual Typewriter

Underwood No 5 Manual Typewriter

Else Alsop collection
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Typewriters
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United States of America
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Underwood Typewriter Company
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1919
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Square brown fabric-coated suitcase and a card baggage label

Square brown fabric-coated suitcase and a card baggage label

Colledge Family collection
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Suitcases
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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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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Brown leather suitcase with 'W.H.E.' (Walter Herbert Eddison) impressed in black in the centre of the lid

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Marion Douglas and Pamela Yonge collection
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Suitcases
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Walter H. Eddison
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1913
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Glass plate negative - Children in front of dwellings, The Bungalow, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

Glass plate negative - Children in front of dwellings, The B...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Brass winding key for chronometer

Brass winding key for chronometer

Department of Defence collection
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Keys
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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Saucepan and lid

Saucepan and lid

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Saucepans
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1910
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Poster titled 'The Sydney Morning Herald, Australia, history and development'

Poster titled 'The Sydney Morning Herald, Australia, history...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Sydney Morning Herald
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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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View of canal near B.A.T. Mess Yunnanfu

View of canal near B.A.T. Mess Yunnanfu

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Photograph of woman owned by Len Uren

Photograph of woman owned by Len Uren

Len Uren collection
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Photographs
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Leonard S. Uren
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1915
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Birds Eye view of Yunnanfu, July 1920

Birds Eye view of Yunnanfu, July 1920

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Blue funnel liner S.S. Ascannis in Hong Kong harbour. 11Sept 1921

Blue funnel liner S.S. Ascannis in Hong Kong harbour. 11Sept...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Card with gold printing

Card with gold printing

Hazel Hooton and Elizabeth Gibson collection
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Cards
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Hazel Hooton
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1918
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Photographic glass plate holder

Photographic glass plate holder

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Photographic plate holders
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New York, United States of America
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Eastman Kodak Company
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1904
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Greeting card depicting little black dog

Greeting card depicting little black dog

Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Greeting cards
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Muriel E. McPhee
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1910
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Short History of Women's Cricket in Australia to 1939 With Particular Reference to Victoria

Short History of Women's Cricket in Australia to 1939 With P...

Ruth Preddey collection
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Manuscripts
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Ms June Cole
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1975
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

L and T Hackney collection
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Spearthrowers
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1900
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Gates with three arches and two flags on top, crossed over

Gates with three arches and two flags on top, crossed over

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Sepia photograph of man standing beside wagon loaded with wool bales at Boondara, 1918

Sepia photograph of man standing beside wagon loaded with wo...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Boondara, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1918
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Photograph of a white stone bridge featuring five arches

Photograph of a white stone bridge featuring five arches

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Photograph of a view of a pagoda with a two tiered roof, enclosed by a stone wall with several arches

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Lump of adhesive in raw form

Lump of adhesive in raw form

L and T Hackney collection
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Adhesives
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1900
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Man standing outside (appears to be K.A. Aumuller) wearing boots, gaiters over trousers, a white shirt and a dark tie.

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Despatching cigarettes from Younnanfu per ox-cart to be loaded onto ponies

Despatching cigarettes from Younnanfu per ox-cart to be load...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Australia Day, Mt Gambier 1918

Australia Day, Mt Gambier 1918

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Commemorative 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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Boomerang

Boomerang

L and T Hackney collection
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Boomerangs
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1900
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Flock of sheep with rams in foreground; Boondara, Aug 1918

Flock of sheep with rams in foreground; Boondara, Aug 1918

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Boondara, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1918
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'Whadda You Lot Celebratin Now?...', in relation to the centenary of the Federation of Australia in 2001

'Whadda You Lot Celebratin Now?...', in relation to the cent...

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Mark Lynch
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2001
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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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Sassafras Gully, Victoria

Sassafras Gully, Victoria

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sassafras, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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1918
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Putting on a load - the average animal will carry up to 200lbs up and down hill, day after day. 1919

Putting on a load - the average animal will carry up to 200l...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Sepia photograph of Dubbo, showing team of horses pulling a wagon loaded with sacks

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Dubbo, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1918
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Arnolds Ink bottle

Arnolds Ink bottle

Australia Post Historical collection
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Ink bottles
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For Our King Lower Light, 1918