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Label for an exact replica set of the original jewellery presented to Queen Elizabeth the 2nd when she visited Australia in 1954

Label for an exact replica set of the original jewellery pre...

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Deck of Commonwealth Railway playing cards

Deck of Commonwealth Railway playing cards

Elizabeth Kay collection no. 1
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Australia
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Commonwealth Railways
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1900
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Poster - Tall ships, Tall Stories, Resistance Every Day Since 1788...

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Kerry Browning collection
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Australia
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1988
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P.M.G. Salter's spring balance, used to weigh large letters and small parcels

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Spring balances
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Salter Scales
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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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Bringing in a brumby

Bringing in a brumby

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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A MacInnes
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Poster titled 'The Sydney Morning Herald, Australia, history and development'

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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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Boomerang with pictures of three emus, made by Bill Onus

Boomerang with pictures of three emus, made by Bill Onus

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Australia
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Bill Onus
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Photograph of women cricketers playing cricket

Photograph of women cricketers playing cricket

Ruby Lee collection
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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Glass plate negative - two men with cuts of meat hanging from roof of dwelling, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905 or 1911

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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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1905
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Flower Sellers, Martin Place, Sydney

Flower Sellers, Martin Place, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Glass plate negative - Ikey, Teddy and Jacky (Sunday Islanders, Western Australia) on board the 'Rita', as members of the crew, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1916
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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Mrs Margot Child
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1890
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Colour illustration of the Australian states on a United States of America map

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Roger Lilford and Robbie Swan collection
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Cartoons
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Australia
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Mary Leunig
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1985
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Australian Club, near Domain Entrance, Sydney

Australian Club, near Domain Entrance, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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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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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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1973
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Ocean Culture Sandboards

Ocean Culture Sandboards

Joanne Harvy collection
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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1973
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Program for the English Women's XI tour of Australia, 1948-9

Program for the English Women's XI tour of Australia, 1948-9

Australian Women's Cricket Council collection
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Sue Summers
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1948
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Stockman's Departure

Stockman's Departure

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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J Hutchings
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Pukatja Community Central Australia, Ernabella Choir Sydney 1984

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Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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T-shirts
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Australia
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Unknown
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1984
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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'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Australia Post
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1959
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No More Hiroshima

No More Hiroshima

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Hiroshima, Japan
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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LANDING PLACE CAPT. COOK, KURNELL, NEAR SYDNEY.

LANDING PLACE CAPT. COOK, KURNELL, NEAR SYDNEY.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Glass plate negative - Fort Hill, Darwin Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905 or 1911

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1905
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Glass plate negative - Sub-manager's children, Cadelga station, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1919
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Brown, grey and black patterned sleeveless dress with black belt, worn by Lindy Chamberlain

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Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton collection no. 2
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Dresses
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Mrs Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton
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1980
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Poster 'Pas de Bombes'

Poster 'Pas de Bombes'

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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France
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Government of France
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1966
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I.C.I. Building, 20 Story Skyscraper, Melb. VIC.

I.C.I. Building, 20 Story Skyscraper, Melb. VIC.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Armadale, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Red bird of paradise

Red bird of paradise

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Roneo Neopost Model 105 Postal Franking Machine No.RNX 3029

Roneo Neopost Model 105 Postal Franking Machine No.RNX 3029

Australia Post Historical collection
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Franking machines
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Richmond, Surrey, England
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Roneo Neopost Ltd
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1969
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On a poultry farm

On a poultry farm

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Morning Mists

Morning Mists

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Jan Hendrik Scheltema
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Independence for Australia

Independence for Australia

Robert Darby collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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Mr Robert Darby
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The Sydney Harbour Bridge glimpsed from the beautiful Botanical Gardens

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Koala - Native Bear - Australia

Koala - Native Bear - Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Poster 'Vietnam! Bring the troops home End Conscription put Bowen last '

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People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The National Service Act (1964)
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1964
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting the landing of the First Fleet

Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting the la...

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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'Subject No.2 - ' bicentennial commemorative milk carton

'Subject No.2 - ' bicentennial commemorative milk carton

ACT Milk Authority collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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ACT Milk Authority
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1987
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Eight copies of a colour poster Commitment showing Pope John Paul the second

Eight copies of a colour poster Commitment showing Pope John...

Papal Visit Office collection
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Pope John Paul II
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1986
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The Days of Old by J. Hutchings

The Days of Old by J. Hutchings

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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'Subject No.10 - Achievers' bicentennial commemorative milk carton

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ACT Milk Authority collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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ACT Milk Authority
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1988
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Media pass issued to Bluey Thomson of News Limited

Media pass issued to Bluey Thomson of News Limited

Graeme Thomson collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Parliament of Australia
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1986
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Karl Maria Stadler Munchen International Women's Day March 8 tea-towel