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Plane table frame used by Captain James Cook

Plane table frame used by Captain James Cook

Captain Cook Plane Table Frame collection
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Surveying equipment
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England
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Captain James Cook
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1768
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Souvenir tankard - Queen Victoria

Souvenir tankard - Queen Victoria

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Tankards
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Queen Victoria
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1819
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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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Minton 'Kings Service' china fruit plate bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Minton
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1927
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Postcard with photograph captioned Sydney. Sydney Harbour Bridge

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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London, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Cricket bat presented to Victor Trumper by W. G. Grace in 1899

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Victor Trumper collection
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Cricket bats
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London, England
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Stuart Surridge and Co Ltd
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1889
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Hands Across the Sea

Hands Across the Sea

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Member of the Order of the British Empire (Civil) awarded to Sheila Ruth Collett on 1 January 1957

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Sheila Ruth Collett collection
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Royal Mint
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1952
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'Commonwealth Bank, Sydney, NSW', No. 17, 1925

'Commonwealth Bank, Sydney, NSW', No. 17, 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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Lake Wendouree, Victoria No. 26

Lake Wendouree, Victoria No. 26

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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Bone china cheese plate printed with a coloured Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms insignia

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Plates
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Royal Grafton
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1957
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The players clearly showed their aptitude for cricket

The players clearly showed their aptitude for cricket

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting the Ashes (cricket)

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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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1988
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HOMEWARD.  AUSTRALIA

HOMEWARD. AUSTRALIA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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Garrett and Sons Patent Combined Threshing and Dressing Machine

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Charles Durr collection
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Richard Garrett & Sons
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1900
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Australian Army brass collar badge

Australian Army brass collar badge

Alison Hope Oliver collection
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Alison H. Oliver
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Hobart, Tasmania No. 96

Hobart, Tasmania No. 96

Joyce Knife collection
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WD & HO Wills
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1925
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Looking down upon his luck

Looking down upon his luck

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Black fur and wool driving hat

Black fur and wool driving hat

Mary Ellerslie Massey collection
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Hats
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Black top hat

Black top hat

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Top hats
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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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C & J Clark Ltd
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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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Baby's silk bonnet

Baby's silk bonnet

Patricia Kennedy collection no. 2
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Baby bonnets
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England
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Mrs Grace H. Kennedy
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1918
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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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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Stony Creek Falls and Bridge, Cairns Railway QLD No. 77

Stony Creek Falls and Bridge, Cairns Railway QLD No. 77

Joyce Knife collection
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WD & HO Wills
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White china dinner plate

White china dinner plate

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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A Typical Water Scene Australia

A Typical Water Scene Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Pattison Shield presented to Victor Trumper 1898-1899

Pattison Shield presented to Victor Trumper 1898-1899

Victor Trumper collection
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Trophies
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England
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Elkington & Co
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1899
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Don't tell me they've whited out mateship

Don't tell me they've whited out mateship

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 Nicholson
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1999
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Complete Manual of Freemasonry

Complete Manual of Freemasonry

Joanne Duke collection
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Glasgow, Scotland
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William Harvey
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1917
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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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Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with 'Australia's First Airmail, 1914-1964, 50th Anniversary Flight'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1964
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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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Australian Women's Cricket Team taken on board ship sailing to England

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Elsie Deane collection
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Photographs
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England
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Elsie Deane
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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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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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Australian Army brass hat badge

Australian Army brass hat badge

Alison Hope Oliver collection
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Egypt
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Alison H. Oliver
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Proclamation of British sovereignty over King George V Land (Antarctica), signed by Sir Douglas Mawson, 1931

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Sir Douglas Mawson collection
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Documents
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Antarctica
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Sir Douglas Mawson
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Bone china cheese plate printed with a coloured Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms insignia

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Plates
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Royal Grafton
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1957
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Poster titled 'Send Christmas greetings, telegrams before 23rd December'

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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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1948
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Percival Proctor Mk 1 monoplane VH-FEP

Percival Proctor Mk 1 monoplane VH-FEP

Frederick Edmunds collection
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Aeroplanes
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Luton, Bedfordshire, England
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Percival Aircraft Company Limited
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1942
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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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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1953
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Garrett and Sons Improved Cleven Row Suffolk Lever Corn and Seed Drill

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Charles Durr collection
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Richard Garrett & Sons
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1880
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Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bone china dinner plate printed with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Dinner plates
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England
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Royal Grafton
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1957
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Clonmacnoise, Offaly, Ireland No. 5

Clonmacnoise, Offaly, Ireland No. 5

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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1928
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Souvenir Book of Coronation Pageantry

Souvenir Book of Coronation Pageantry

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Commemorative books
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England
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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1953
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Wolseley portable shearing plant