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Ceremonial food bowl or Apira

Ceremonial food bowl or Apira

Geoff Dennis collection
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Bowls
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Bowls
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr R L. Bellamy
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1915
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Three bowls

Three bowls

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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Circular yellow pressed glass bowl depicting a kangaroo, made by Crystal Glass Ltd, Sydney, 1924

Circular yellow pressed glass bowl depicting a kangaroo, mad...

Terence Lane collection
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Bowls
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Alexandria, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Crystal Glass Limited
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1924
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Glass bowl and lid

Glass bowl and lid

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bowls
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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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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Sticker 'PMG'

Sticker 'PMG'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Stickers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Ceremonial food bowl or Apira

Ceremonial food bowl or Apira

Geoff Dennis collection
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Bowls
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Enamel bowl

Enamel bowl

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Bowls
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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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Pottery shards found at archaeological site, Palmer River

Pottery shards found at archaeological site, Palmer River

Professor Ian Jack collection no. 1
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Shards
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Palmer River, Queensland, Australia
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University of Sydney
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1982
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Brown glass bottle with Japanese characters from Ah Toy's garden, Palmer River

Brown glass bottle with Japanese characters from Ah Toy's ga...

Professor Ian Jack collection no. 1
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Beverage bottles
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Palmer River, Queensland, Australia
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University of Sydney
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1982
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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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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Bowls
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr R L. Bellamy
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1915
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Poster captioned 'Post a card for Easter. It's such an unexpected pleasure'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Bowls
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr R L. Bellamy
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1915
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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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Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Ceramic bowl and associated label and documents, excavated from market garden, Palmer River gold fields

Ceramic bowl and associated label and documents, excavated f...

Professor Ian Jack collection no. 1
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Bowls
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Palmer River, Queensland, Australia
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University of Sydney
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1982
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Enamel bowl

Enamel bowl

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Small china bowl

Small china bowl

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bowls
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1970
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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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Photograph of 10 women cricketers dressed in period costume for fund raising match held in 1936.

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Alicia Walsh collection
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Photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Alicia Walsh
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1936
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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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Telegraph Office

Telegraph Office

Australia Post Historical collection
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Signs
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Letter acknowledging gifts, addressed to Mrs Alice Close, 1951

Letter acknowledging gifts, addressed to Mrs Alice Close, 19...

John Collinson Close collection
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Letters
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University of Sydney
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1951
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Box for Postmaster's Display Kit No. 3

Box for Postmaster's Display Kit No. 3

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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Sydney University

Sydney University

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Bowls
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr R L. Bellamy
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1915
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SNOCOM computer used by the Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Authority

SNOCOM computer used by the Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric A...

University of Sydney School of Engineering collection
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Computer components
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University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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School of Electrical Engineering, University of Sydney
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1958
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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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Advertising posters
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Brown glass bottle from Ah Toy's garden, Palmer River

Brown glass bottle from Ah Toy's garden, Palmer River

Professor Ian Jack collection no. 1
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Beverage bottles
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Palmer River, Queensland, Australia
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University of Sydney
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1982
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Glass bowl and lid

Glass bowl and lid

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bowls
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Bowls
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr R L. Bellamy
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1915
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Bowls
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr R L. Bellamy
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1915
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New South Wales Postal Service red painted metal pillar box with an arched top

New South Wales Postal Service red painted metal pillar box ...

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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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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Fine bone china bowl in a presentation case, especially made by Wedgwood to commemorate the Australian Bicentenary in 1988

Fine bone china bowl in a presentation case, especially made...

Waterford Wedgwood Australia Limited collection
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Bowls
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Staffordshire, England
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Wedgwood
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1987
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Ceremonial food bowl or Apira

Ceremonial food bowl or Apira

Geoff Dennis collection
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Bowls
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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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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Green glass Philippine beer bottle from Ah Toy's garden, Palmer River

Green glass Philippine beer bottle from Ah Toy's garden, Pal...

Professor Ian Jack collection no. 1
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Beverage bottles
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Palmer River, Queensland, Australia
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University of Sydney
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1982
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Bowls
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr R L. Bellamy
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1915
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Glass jar containing crystalised yellow and orange coloured fragments of gum arabic

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Jars
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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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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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Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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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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Phonograph used by anthropologist AP Elkin on his first expedition in 1927 to the Kimberley

Phonograph used by anthropologist AP Elkin on his first expe...

Macleay Museum collection
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Phonographs
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United States of America
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Thomas A Edison Inc
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1906
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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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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Bowls
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr R L. Bellamy
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1915
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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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Wooden bowl (kava) from Tonga

Wooden bowl (kava) from Tonga

Edmund Milne collection
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Bowls
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Tonga
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Brown glass Japanese beer bottle from Ah Toy's garden, Palmer River

Brown glass Japanese beer bottle from Ah Toy's garden, Palme...

Professor Ian Jack collection no. 1
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Beverage bottles
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Palmer River, Queensland, Australia
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University of Sydney
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1982
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Mollie Flaherty bowling

Mollie Flaherty bowling

Mollie Flaherty collection
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Photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Mollie Flaherty
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1937
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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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Wooden bowl with carved floral designs

Wooden bowl with carved floral designs

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Bowls
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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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Matchbox found at an archaeological site, Palmer River, and two labels

Matchbox found at an archaeological site, Palmer River, and ...

Professor Ian Jack collection no. 1
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Matchboxes
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Palmer River, Queensland, Australia
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University of Sydney
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1982
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Dr Ilma Brewer and student in the Audio Visual Learning Centre, University of Sydney

Dr Ilma Brewer and student in the Audio Visual Learning Cent...

Dr Ilma M Brewer (Pidgeon) collection
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Photographs
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Dr Ilma Brewer
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Archaeological label associated with glass bottles from Ah Toy's garden, Palmer River

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Professor Ian Jack collection no. 1
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Labels
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Palmer River, Queensland, Australia
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University of Sydney
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1982
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