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Roll of wallpaper with a grey and pink decorative motif of villas

Roll of wallpaper with a grey and pink decorative motif of v...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Wallpaper
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S.W.W.C.A. 1934 England Visit Australia

S.W.W.C.A. 1934 England Visit Australia

Ruby Lee collection
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Notes
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England
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Elizabeth 'Betty' A. Snowball
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Two plates

Two plates

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Plates
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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The Australians in England 1896

The Australians in England 1896

Australian Cricket Tour 1896 collection
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Booklets
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England
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Australian Cricket Team
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1896
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Aqua 'Mary Jane'-style young girl's shoes in shoebox

Aqua 'Mary Jane'-style young girl's shoes in shoebox

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Shoes
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England
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C & J Clark Ltd
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Miniature medals including a George V Jubilee Medal from 1935, a George VI Coronation Medal from 1937 and a Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Medal from 1953

Miniature medals including a George V Jubilee Medal from 193...

Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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Medals
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England
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Dame Pattie Menzies
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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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Golden Gauntlet awarded to Australian speedway star Frank Arthur 1928

Golden Gauntlet awarded to Australian speedway star Frank Ar...

Frank Arthur collection
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Trophies
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England
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Frank Arthur
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1928
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliamen...

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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England
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Scrapbook of the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in 1952, compiled by Margaret Ryan

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Jane Connors collection
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Scrapbooks
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Margaret Ryan
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1952
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Sepia photograph of the Australian Cricket team taken at Southend Ground, England 1921

Sepia photograph of the Australian Cricket team taken at Sou...

Nanette Ward collection
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Photographs
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England
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1921
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Poster titled 'School Project Sheet No.1, 'Communications : the telephone'

Poster titled 'School Project Sheet No.1, 'Communications : ...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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England
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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1932 Brooklands 1000 Miles Race trophy awarded to Joan Richmond and Elsie Wisdom

1932 Brooklands 1000 Miles Race trophy awarded to Joan Richm...

Joan Richmond collection
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Trophies
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England
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1932
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Souvenir Royal Visit 1952

Souvenir Royal Visit 1952

Enid Treadgold collection
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Brooches
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1952
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King River, Albany, W.A. No. 69

King River, Albany, W.A. No. 69

Joyce Knife collection
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Cigarette cards
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WD & HO Wills
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1925
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HAULING A LOG.  AUSTRALIA

HAULING A LOG. AUSTRALIA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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England
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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How Different Things Would Have Been If We Were A Republic in 1975

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Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Peter Sheehan
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1999
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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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George VI Coronation Medal 1937 to Dame Pattie Menzies

George VI Coronation Medal 1937 to Dame Pattie Menzies

Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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Medals
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Dame Pattie Menzies
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1936
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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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Souvenir badge for the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II

Souvenir badge for the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II

Daphne Mabbott collection
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Commemorative badges
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England
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1953
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Convict love token for Thomas Lock

Convict love token for Thomas Lock

Convict Love Token collection no. 1
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Convict love tokens
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England
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1830
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Cannon from HMB Endeavour, thrown overboard on the Great Barrier Reef in 1770 and salvaged in 1969.

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Endeavour Cannon collection
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Cannons
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England
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Captain James Cook
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1725
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Jubilee Lake, Victoria No. 28

Jubilee Lake, Victoria No. 28

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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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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Red metal post box on four legs

Red metal post box on four legs

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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1930
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Lake Cave W.A. No. 68

Lake Cave W.A. No. 68

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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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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England
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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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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Photograph of R.M.S. Ormonde

Photograph of R.M.S. Ormonde

Enid Treadgold collection
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Photographs
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Gravesend, Kent, England
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W J Munns, Gravesend
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1917
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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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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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A Merry Christmas...

A Merry Christmas...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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England
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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Australia Post No.2 white canvas post bag, 1981

Australia Post No.2 white canvas post bag, 1981

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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1981
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Cartoon of John Howard and John Hewson in 19th century England

Cartoon of John Howard and John Hewson in 19th century Engla...

Warren Brown collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Warren Brown
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1992
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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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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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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting the Ashes (cricket)

Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting the As...

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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1988
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Minton 'Kings Service' china teacup and saucer bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

Minton 'Kings Service' china teacup and saucer bearing the c...

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Cups and saucers
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Some Models

Some Models

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Peter Sheehan
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1999
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Top hat worn by Sir Henry Gullett

Top hat worn by Sir Henry Gullett

Wight-Gullett collection
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Top hats
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London, England
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Andre & Co Ltd, Hatters
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1905
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Neck Decoration for the Order of the Companion of Honour to Sir Robert Menzies

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RG Menzies collection
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Awards
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London, England
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Sir Robert 'Bob' G. Menzies
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1951
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North Terrace Adelaide, SA No. 55

North Terrace Adelaide, SA No. 55

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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Souvenir tankard 'To Commemorate the Coronation of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra'

Souvenir tankard 'To Commemorate the Coronation of King Edwa...

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Tankards
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King Edward VII
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1902
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Express Food Parcel Gift Voucher No.82261 and its despatch note, glued to a page of background notes

Express Food Parcel Gift Voucher No.82261 and its despatch n...

Kiacatoo Branch of the Country Women's Association of NSW collection
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Vouchers
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England
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Country Women's Association
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1949
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Black and white photograph of Australian swimmers Fanny Durack and Mia Wylie with British swimmer Jennie Fletcher

Black and white photograph of Australian swimmers Fanny Dura...

National Sports Information Centre collection
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Photographic postcards
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Australia
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Miss Sarah Frances 'Fanny' Durack
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1910
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Poster titled 'Be a champ stamp stamper - Don't let any stamp give you the slip! - Make a good impression