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Kangaroo mounted on a wishbone

Kangaroo mounted on a wishbone

Terence Lane collection
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Brooches
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1903
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Food label for Fancy Soccer Brand Apples, Tasmania

Food label for Fancy Soccer Brand Apples, Tasmania

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Food labels
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Tasmania, Australia
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Paterson & Co Pty Ltd
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1929
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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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China pedestal serving dish

China pedestal serving dish

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Dinnerware
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Kangaroo

Kangaroo

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Brooches
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1900
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Standing kangaroo figure, possibly made from ivory, with a joey in its pouch

Standing kangaroo figure, possibly made from ivory, with a j...

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Sculptures
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Silver bookmark with kangaroo finial

Silver bookmark with kangaroo finial

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Bookmarks
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1910
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Black presentation case with red satin lining

Black presentation case with red satin lining

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Presentation cases
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Kangaroo figure made from blue, white, red and silver plastic, metal and glass

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Terence Lane collection
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Animal figures
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1971
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Colour display card illustrated with a kookaburra, titled, 'Pre-stamped envelopes. All they need is an address...'

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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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Kangaroo paw mounted in silver with a supporting stand and a globular gimbal-mounted cigar lighter

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Terence Lane collection
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Cigarette lighters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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James W Steeth & Son
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1940
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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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Pendant of greenstone  with a kangaroo on a band

Pendant of greenstone with a kangaroo on a band

Terence Lane collection
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Pendants
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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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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...

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Balances
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Poster titled 'The Sydney Morning Herald, Australia, history and development'

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

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Sydney Morning Herald
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Wooden kangaroo figure

Wooden kangaroo figure

Terence Lane collection
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Sculptures
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1972
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Nutcracker in the form of a cast brass kangaroo figure

Nutcracker in the form of a cast brass kangaroo figure

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Nutcrackers
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1940
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One of a pair of bronze cast kangaroo bookends

One of a pair of bronze cast kangaroo bookends

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Bookends
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1915
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Gallipoli 25 April, 1915

Gallipoli 25 April, 1915

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Brooches
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1915
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Green card with three mounted eucalyptus leaves, the central one decorated with bounding kangaroos and 'Congratulations'

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1979
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Poster captioned 'A 'phone call... takes the hurry out of not being close, do your speeding by 'phone'

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Poster titled 'Australian Post Office Stationery'

Poster titled 'Australian Post Office Stationery'

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Clear glass bottle in the form of a standing kangaroo holding a cricket bat

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Australia
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1910
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Engraved EPNS serviette ring, made about 1880

Engraved EPNS serviette ring, made about 1880

Terence Lane collection
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Serviette rings
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1875
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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 captioned 'Post Script'

Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Gold fob medallion

Gold fob medallion

Terence Lane collection
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Fobs
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1920
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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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Rectangular enamelled metal sign

Rectangular enamelled metal sign "Post Office"

Australia Post Historical collection
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Signs
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1980
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Doulton plate with rose and waratah pattern, made about 1895

Doulton plate with rose and waratah pattern, made about 1895

Terence Lane collection
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Plates
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Stoke-on-Trent, England
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Doulton and Company
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1895
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Wovon Das Warok Traum

Wovon Das Warok Traum

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Childrens books
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Small red wooden toy post

Small red wooden toy post

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Toys
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White glazed kangaroo and lily shape vase

White glazed kangaroo and lily shape vase

Terence Lane collection
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Vases
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Robert Fowler Pottery Works
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1920
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The Age Centenary Test Lift Out Friday

The Age Centenary Test Lift Out Friday

Terence Lane collection
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Advertising posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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The Melbourne Age
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1977
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Fob with black ribbon band and gold ornaments

Fob with black ribbon band and gold ornaments

Terence Lane collection
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Fobs
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Benjamin Rabier Alphabet

Benjamin Rabier Alphabet

Terence Lane collection
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Childrens books
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Paris, France
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1977
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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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Australia Post No.13 red nylon post bag, 1988

Australia Post No.13 red nylon post bag, 1988

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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1988
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Wooden kangaroo figure with body parts glued together

Wooden kangaroo figure with body parts glued together

Terence Lane collection
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Animal figures
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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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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Sydney Morning Herald
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Beige candle molded in the shape of a kangaroo with a joey in its pouch

Beige candle molded in the shape of a kangaroo with a joey i...

Terence Lane collection
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Candles
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Advance Australia

Advance Australia

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Brooches
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Take a Stand Australia. Stop Uranium Mushrooming

Take a Stand Australia. Stop Uranium Mushrooming

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Political badges
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1970
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Small red wooden toy post

Small red wooden toy post

Terence Lane collection
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Toys
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Green ceramic jar with lid incised with kangaroo motifs, made by Klytie Pate in 1987

Green ceramic jar with lid incised with kangaroo motifs, mad...

Terence Lane collection
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Jars
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Klytie Pate
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1987
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Yellow ceramic candle holder incised with kangaroo motifs, made by Klytie Pate in 1991

Yellow ceramic candle holder incised with kangaroo motifs, m...

Terence Lane collection
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Candle holders
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Klytie Pate
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1991
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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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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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Kangaroo inside a shield

Kangaroo inside a shield

Terence Lane collection
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Pendants
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1908
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Clear glass plate marked Advance Australia, to commemorate Australia's centenary in 1888

Clear glass plate marked Advance Australia, to commemorate A...

Terence Lane collection
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Commemorative plates
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England
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1887
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Nib pen

Nib pen

Australia Post Historical collection
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Pens
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London, England
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Perry & Co
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1959
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Small green wooden toy tree

Small green wooden toy tree

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Toys
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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...

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Bowls
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Kangaroo

Kangaroo

Terence Lane collection
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Brooches
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1880
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Cheese dish with a yellow glaze decorated with a molded spray of maize flanked by an emu and kangaroo

Cheese dish with a yellow glaze decorated with a molded spra...

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Cheese dishes
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England
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1885
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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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Panel of six painted tiles that depicts a kangaroo in a landscape

Panel of six painted tiles that depicts a kangaroo in a land...

Terence Lane collection
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Decorative panels
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England, United Kingdom
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1920
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Plaster cockatoo on a perch

Plaster cockatoo on a perch

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Bird figures
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Fillet crochet doily featuring an emu

Fillet crochet doily featuring an emu

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Doilies
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1900
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