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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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Victoria Agricultural Society 1858 'Early Potatoes' Robert Laidlaw

Victoria Agricultural Society 1858 'Early Potatoes' Robert L...

Victoria Agricultural Society collection
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Medals
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Victoria, Australia
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1858
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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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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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Colour cartoon caricature titled 'Tasha'.

Colour cartoon caricature titled 'Tasha'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Victoria, Australia
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Alberto Ricardo
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2001
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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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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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Derwent Valley Railway Tas. No. 93

Derwent Valley Railway Tas. No. 93

Joyce Knife collection
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Cigarette cards
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England
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WD & HO Wills
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1925
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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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Cartoon of Norm Gallagher, Victorian State Secretary of the Builders Labourers' Federation, as a soldier

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1984
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Ceramic bowl

Ceramic bowl

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bowls
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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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Two bowls

Two 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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QSL card for VK3OC

QSL card for VK3OC

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1935
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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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Photograph of Thomas Goodchild Bullivant, his wife Eliza and their eight children, by American & Australasian Photo Co., Victoria, 1870s

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Horse photographs and ephemera collection no. 2
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Albumen prints
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Victoria, Australia
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American & Australasian Photographic Company
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Elizabeth Street, Melbourne VIC.

Elizabeth Street, Melbourne VIC.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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The Ten Best Citizens of Victoria - John Madden

The Ten Best Citizens of Victoria - John Madden

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Victoria, Australia
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Sir John Madden
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Double-sided poster titled 'Why we Must Win The War', illustrated by Norman Lindsay, 1918

Double-sided poster titled 'Why we Must Win The War', illust...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 6
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Political posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Norman A. Lindsay
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1918
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting John Macarthur

Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting John M...

Coles-Myer collection
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Commemorative medals
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Victoria, Australia
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Coles-Myer Ltd
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1766
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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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Upper Macedon.

Upper Macedon. "Derreweit."

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Victoria, Australia
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Cricket bat used by Victor Trumper in 1913

Cricket bat used by Victor Trumper in 1913

Nanette Ward collection
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Cricket bats
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England, United Kingdom
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Gunn and Moore Ltd
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1913
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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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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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Hand-crafted model steam 'donkey' engine on a blue painted wooden board base

Hand-crafted model steam 'donkey' engine on a blue painted w...

Ted Pritchard collection no. 1
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Working models
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Victoria, Australia
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Arnold Pritchard
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1945
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Nurse

Nurse

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Bruce Petty
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1999
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ALP Milton La Trobe

ALP Milton La Trobe

Peter Milton collection
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T-shirts
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Milton
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1980
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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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QSL card for 3LR, National Broadcasting Service

QSL card for 3LR, National Broadcasting Service

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1935
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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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HEATHCOTE.-(North End)

HEATHCOTE.-(North End)

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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A Chinese garden in Victoria

A Chinese garden in Victoria

Chinese in Australia collection no. 1
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Engravings
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Victoria, Australia
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Edwin Carton Booth
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1873
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Poster titled 'Australian Post Office Stationery'

Poster titled 'Australian Post Office Stationery'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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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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Cream coloured tray cloth featuring a cross stitched design of a vase

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Table linen
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1936
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting the first Holden car

Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting the fi...

Coles-Myer collection
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Commemorative medals
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Victoria, Australia
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Coles-Myer Ltd
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1948
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'Brisbane River and Customs House, Brisbane', No. 85, 1927

'Brisbane River and Customs House, Brisbane', No. 85, 1927

Joyce Knife collection
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Cigarette cards
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England
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Queensland Government Tourist Bureau
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1927
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'Gem of the South, Jenolan Caves, NSW.' No. 4, 1925

'Gem of the South, Jenolan Caves, NSW.' No. 4, 1925

Joyce Knife collection
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Cigarette cards
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England
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New South Wales Government Tourist Bureau
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1925
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearthrowers
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Victoria, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Australia Post three-piece cardboard mobile 'Beautiful birds of Australia ...'

Australia Post three-piece cardboard mobile 'Beautiful birds...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Mobiles
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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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Invitation to a Royal Ball in honour of the visit to Victoria of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip

Invitation to a Royal Ball in honour of the visit to Victori...

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Invitations
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Victoria, Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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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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Bird hunting boomerang, attributed to Victoria, mid 19th century

Bird hunting boomerang, attributed to Victoria, mid 19th cen...

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Victoria, Australia
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1800
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Netball service award in the form of a circular nine carat gold brooch badge, awarded to M. Pewtress in 1973

Netball service award in the form of a circular nine carat g...

History of Netball - Margaret Pewtress collection
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Awards
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Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Margaret Pewtress
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1973
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting the landing of the First Fleet

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Coles-Myer collection
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Commemorative medals
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Victoria, Australia
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Coles-Myer Ltd
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1788
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Black and white caricature of Victorian Premier Sir Rupert Hamer, wearing Scottish national costume

Black and white caricature of Victorian Premier Sir Rupert H...

John Rogers collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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John Rogers
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1983
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'Circular Quay, Sydney', No. 23, 1925

'Circular Quay, Sydney', No. 23, 1925

Joyce Knife collection
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Cigarette cards
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England
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New South Wales Government Tourist Bureau
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1925
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Road map of Victoria, 1933

Road map of Victoria, 1933

Frank and John Burdett collection
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Road maps
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Victoria, Australia
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1933
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Booklet titled 'Laws of Hockey', used by Rose Little

Booklet titled 'Laws of Hockey', used by Rose Little

Rose Hooke collection
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Booklets
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Melbourne Sports Depot
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1921
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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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HEATHCOTE (central)

HEATHCOTE (central)

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Red metal pillar box with arched top