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Composing rule

Composing rule

Les Robertson collection
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Rulers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Grevillea variabilis

Grevillea variabilis

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1875
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Barbed fish trap

Barbed fish trap

Papuan Official collection
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Fish traps
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir John Hubert P. Murray
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1912
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The Arts Festival - Melbourne 1956

The Arts Festival - Melbourne 1956

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 3
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Books
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1956
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Princes Bridge, Melbourne

Princes Bridge, Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Great Britain
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Jennie George's grey and blue enamel mug bearing a Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation sticker

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Jennie George collection
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Mugs
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China
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Miss Jennie George
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1995
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Habitat, Volume 5, Number 3, October 1977

Habitat, Volume 5, Number 3, October 1977

Paul Smith collection
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Magazines
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian Conservation Foundation
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1977
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Brown fabric pocket with attachments and fastenings

Brown fabric pocket with attachments and fastenings

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Pouches
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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1912
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'Cathedral Square, Christchurch, N.Z', 9 February 1912

'Cathedral Square, Christchurch, N.Z', 9 February 1912

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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1912
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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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Photographic postcard depicting Mr. H.M. Kelaher

Photographic postcard depicting Mr. H.M. Kelaher

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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Black silk bow tie

Black silk bow tie

Lorna May Colwell collection no. 2
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Bow ties
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Handkerchief printed with kewpie dolls around the edges

Handkerchief printed with kewpie dolls around the edges

Hazel Hooton and Elizabeth Gibson collection
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Handkerchiefs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Elizabeth Francisco
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1920
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Princes Bridge, Melbourne, Vic

Princes Bridge, Melbourne, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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St. Paul's Church from the South End of Swanston St., Melbourne, in the 'Fifties'

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1850
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Coburg Amateur Cycling Club track season trophy 1931-32 won by Reg Goodwin

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Reg Goodwin collection
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Trophies
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Reginald A. Goodwin
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1931
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Australia Day Port Victoria 1918

Australia Day Port Victoria 1918

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Commemorative badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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1918
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Spinifex Hirsutus

Spinifex Hirsutus

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1873
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Baby's silk garment

Baby's silk garment

Rita McMartin collection no. 1
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Baby dresses
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Condobolin, New South Wales, Australia
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'Granny' Edwards
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1877
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Tin of beef dripping sent to the Lawton family in Uxbridge, London, in a Red Cross parcel from Hobart in 1942

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French-Lawton collection
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Canned foods
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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The Austral Canning Co Pty Ltd
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1940
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Beautiful Alexandra Gardens, Melbourne, Vic

Beautiful Alexandra Gardens, Melbourne, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Digging stick

Digging stick

Edmund Milne collection
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Digging sticks
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Bogan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1912
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Loose page of glassine

Loose page of glassine

Dods Violin and Viola collection
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Pages
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr William W. Dods
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1920
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Noticee: visitors are permitted to see those persons who are committed for trial on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays

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Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Signs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1892
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Ticket to boxing match between Lionel Rose and Garcia, 1969

Ticket to boxing match between Lionel Rose and Garcia, 1969

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 17
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Tickets
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Lionel Rose
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1969
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Album of pressed seaweed specimens collected by Charles Morrison around Port Phillip Bay, 1852 -1882

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Charles Morrison collection
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Botanical specimens
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Port Phillip Bay, Victoria, Australia
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Charles Morrison
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1852
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Cartoon of the Premier of Victoria, John Cain, free-falling with a tangled parachute labelled Continental Airlines

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1985
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Brass fastening pin for latch

Brass fastening pin for latch

Department of Defence collection
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Fasteners
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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Referendum Typo

Referendum Typo

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Andrew Weldon
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1999
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Botanical Gardens, Melbourne

Botanical Gardens, Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Germany
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1914
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Barbed fish trap

Barbed fish trap

Papuan Official collection
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Fish traps
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir John Hubert P. Murray
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1912
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Page of typed minutes from the Australian Women's Cricket Council meeting 1935/36

Page of typed minutes from the Australian Women's Cricket Co...

Elsie Deane collection
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Documents
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Australian Women's Cricket Council
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1935
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The Road to the Republic and Back

The Road to the Republic and Back

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Ward O'Neil
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1999
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Glass plate negative - Punch (Arrerika) watering camels, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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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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1920
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Wooden serviette ring set on a pewter stand which is shaped as a gum leaf

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Elizabeth Chess collection
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Serviette rings
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Western Australia, Australia
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1910
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Certificate awarded to Mrs V.M. Wilson for first prize at the Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria for a cushion cover

Certificate awarded to Mrs V.M. Wilson for first prize at th...

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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H Hearne & Co Pty Ltd
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1951
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Embroidered cloth badge of the Melbourne Women's Walking Club

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Melbourne Women's Walking Club collection
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Club badges
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Gretchen Fordyce
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1929
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Medallion

Medallion "Presented to the children by the Government of Vi...

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Commemorative medallions
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Stokes & Sons
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1954
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An Important Message From the Cartoonist

An Important Message From the Cartoonist

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Andrew Weldon
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1997
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The Ramblers Walking Club Programme 1947-1948

The Ramblers Walking Club Programme 1947-1948

Elery Hamilton-Smith collection
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Programs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Ramblers Walking Club
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1942
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Letter addressed to Will Glover from cousin Cissy Grahame, inviting Will and his wife to visit

Letter addressed to Will Glover from cousin Cissy Grahame, i...

Enid Treadgold collection
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Letters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Cissy Grahame
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1919
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Chinese Immigration correspondence, Queensland 1880

Chinese Immigration correspondence, Queensland 1880

Chinese in Australia Rare Books collection
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Correspondence
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1880
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Drawing of an F hole for a violin

Drawing of an F hole for a violin

Dods Violin and Viola collection
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Drawings
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr William W. Dods
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1920
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You love them - Fight for them!

You love them - Fight for them!

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 6
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Political posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Victorian State Recruiting Committee
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1939
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Wolseley-Lister mechanical shearing handpiece used at 'Rocky Plains' via Berridale

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Tony Preston collection no. 4
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Shearing equipment
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Birmingham, West Midlands, England
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The Wolseley Sheep Shearing Machine Company
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1910
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Inkstand set presented to James McGowen

Inkstand set presented to James McGowen

James McGowen collection
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Inkstands
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1912
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Certificate issued by the crew of 'MV Fairsea' to Bernard Jarasius to commemorate crossing the Equator on 11 May 1950

Certificate issued by the crew of 'MV Fairsea' to Bernard Ja...

Dr Jarasius Bernard collection
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Certificates
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Indian Ocean, ,
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Sitmar Societa Italiana Transporti Marittimi
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1050
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Aotus villosa

Aotus villosa

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1876
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting Sir Charles Kingsford Smith

Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting Sir Ch...

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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1897
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Certificate of merit awarded by the Victorian Education Department to Lesley Robertson on 19 November 1918

Certificate of merit awarded by the Victorian Education Depa...

Les Robertson collection
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Certificates
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Victorian Department of Education
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1918
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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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Gleichenia Circinata

Gleichenia Circinata

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1873
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Minutes of Melbourne Welsh Presbyterian Church Synod (Cymanfa) 1886

Minutes of Melbourne Welsh Presbyterian Church Synod (Cymanf...

Evan Hughes collection
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Administrative records
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Melbourne Welsh Church
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1886
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Homemade Black silk bag

Homemade Black silk bag

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Evening bags
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1910
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Incised boomerang featuring figures dancing or fighting on anterior, family group and tent on posterior, from Cherbourg

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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Cherbourg, Queensland, Australia
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Richard Davis
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1905
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Cartoon titled 'Kiss My... Baby'.

Cartoon titled 'Kiss My... Baby'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Matt Golding
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2001
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MOW badge 'Melbourne has women priests NOW!'

MOW badge 'Melbourne has women priests NOW!'

Movement for the Ordination of Women collection
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Political badges
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