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Congratulations card

Congratulations card

Margot Child collection
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Congratulations

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Margot Child collection
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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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Wedding invitation

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Margot Child collection
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Invitations
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1976
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Firedrill

Firedrill

Dr William Warner collection
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Firesticks
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Souvenir octagonal white bone china sugar bowl with a transfer on the side titled 'The Speaker's Chair, Parliament House Canberra, Federal Territory'

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Allen and Helena Lister collection
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Sugar bowls
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Shelley Potteries
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1920
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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Congratulations card

Congratulations card

Margot Child collection
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Bride

Bride

Margot Child collection
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Photographs
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British Military Issue Pattern 1842 Musket, or New Line, Socket Bayonet, used by Lieutenant Thomas Quinn, 73rd Regiment (ret), in Van Diemens Land

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Neil Martin collection
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Socket bayonets
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England
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George Salter & Co
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1844
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club Programme, 12 January 1928

Tirranna Picnic Race Club Programme, 12 January 1928

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Evening Penny Post Newspaper
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1928
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Clear glass bowl to commemorate Australia's Centenary in 1888

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Terence Lane collection
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Commemorative plates
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Sunderland, England
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Greener & Co
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1887
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Dustpan embossed with an image of Old Parliament House

Dustpan embossed with an image of Old Parliament House

Revolve Inc collection
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Dustpan and brush sets
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1927
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Jack plane

Jack plane

John Docker collection
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Sheffield, England
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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Card expressing thanks for sympathy card

Card expressing thanks for sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1966
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Octagonal white bone china cup, featuring a picture of the Speaker of the House of Representatives chair, and a matching saucer

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Allen and Helena Lister collection
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Cups and saucers
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Shelley Potteries
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1920
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"FIRST PRIZE, GOULBURN, 188_"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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1880
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Wedding invitation

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Margot Child collection
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1977
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Postcard which reads in part

Postcard which reads in part "Leap Year Proposal"

Margot Child collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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Wedding invitation

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Margot Child collection
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Note of thanks for sympathy card

Note of thanks for sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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1984
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Griddle Iron

Griddle Iron

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Cooking equipment
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Head ornament

Head ornament

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Head ornaments
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1925
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Gagarrar, Menyaba and Wuluwulg - a Bremer Island story

Gagarrar, Menyaba and Wuluwulg - a Bremer Island story

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mathaman Marika
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1910
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Chivers family album, 1920s

Chivers family album, 1920s

Horse photographs and ephemera collection no. 2
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Photograph albums
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1920
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Glass photographic magic lantern slide of a thylacine at the London Zoo

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David Seth-Smith collection
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Lantern slides
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London Zoo, London, England
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Mr David Seth-Smith
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1850
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Wooden cylindrical pencil case

Wooden cylindrical pencil case

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Pencil cases
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mary Archer
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1895
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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1973
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Toy egg beater

Toy egg beater

Bridge Family collection no. 1
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Kitchen toys
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Mrs Eslee Bridge
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1920
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Green toy car manufactured by INIC, ENGLAND

Green toy car manufactured by INIC, ENGLAND

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Toy vehicles
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Andrew A. Gibson
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1925
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Prison door lock

Prison door lock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Door locks
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Oil can with tapered spout

Oil can with tapered spout

John Docker collection
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Oil cans
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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Carpenter's pincers, branded

Carpenter's pincers, branded "9"

John Docker collection
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Carpenters pincers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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Royal Brides

Royal Brides

Margot Child collection
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Books
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London, England
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Mrs Margot Child
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1981
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Toy piano

Toy piano

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Toy musical instruments
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Andrew A. Gibson
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1925
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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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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Australia
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Composing rule

Composing rule

Les Robertson collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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Plow plane iron

Plow plane iron

John Docker collection
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Plane irons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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Australia
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Film negative - Horses watering, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1928
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The Courthouse, Parramatta

The Courthouse, Parramatta

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1849
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Wedding invitation

Wedding invitation

Margot Child collection
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1977
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Wedding anniversary card

Wedding anniversary card

Margot Child collection
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United Kingdom
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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Congratulations card

Congratulations card

Margot Child collection
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Leather dog shoe worn on long bush walking trips in the Blue Mountains by the Dunphy's fox terrier named Dextre

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Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Animal accessories
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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1925
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Congratulations card

Congratulations card

Margot Child collection
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Note of thanks for sympathy card

Note of thanks for sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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1980
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Pitt Street Sydney NSW

Pitt Street Sydney NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Great Britain
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1928
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Nineteen wooden alphabet blocks

Nineteen wooden alphabet blocks

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Alphabet blocks
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Andrew A. Gibson
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1925
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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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