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Ansonia Parisian parlour clock with an ornate wood and glass case

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Doris Grattan collection
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Shelf clocks
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New York, United States of America
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Ansonia Clock Company
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1879
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Warden at opened trap door for the gallows Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Warden at opened trap door for the gallows Campbell Street P...

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Photographic postcard of Ocean Beach, Manly, NSW

Photographic postcard of Ocean Beach, Manly, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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1885
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In memoriam card

In memoriam card

Margot Child collection
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1916
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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1935
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Poster titled 'It's the speedy airmail that conquers distance and saves time'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Small square crockery shard with a white glaze and brown pattern

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Doris Nash collection
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Shards
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Parkes, New South Wales, Australia
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1887
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Wedding invitation

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Margot Child collection
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1976
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Wedding invitation

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Margot Child collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1913
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Wedding invitation

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Margot Child collection
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1977
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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1973
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Colourised photographic postcard of Ocean Beach, Manly, NSW

Colourised photographic postcard of Ocean Beach, Manly, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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1884
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Congratulations card

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Margot Child collection
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Wedding acceptance

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Colourised photographic postcard of Watson's Bay, NSW

Colourised photographic postcard of Watson's Bay, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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1884
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Wedding invitation

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Margot Child collection
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South Australia, Australia
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1949
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A bride and groom leaving a wooden church with 4 onlookers

A bride and groom leaving a wooden church with 4 onlookers

Margot Child collection
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Ogden Smiths Mermaid fishing fly

Ogden Smiths Mermaid fishing fly

Gidleigh Collection
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London, England
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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Launceston Centenary 21st March 1906

Launceston Centenary 21st March 1906

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1806
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Wedding invitation

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Margot Child collection
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1979
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A bride and groom

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Margot Child collection
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Coloured plate from Conoisseur magazine of a drawing of the empress Eugenie in her bridal dress in 1853

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Margot Child collection
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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1937
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Wedding acceptance

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Margot Child collection
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Anniversary

Anniversary

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French postcard featuring a bride

French postcard featuring a bride

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Postcard issued by the Sydney Philatelic Club for the Jubilee of the NSW five pence stamp, 1855-1905

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sydney Philatelic Club
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1905
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Convict-made brick with an 'O' stamped in the centre of one face

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David Westcott collection no. 4
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Convict bricks
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New South Wales, Australia
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John Onus
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1833
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Wedding invitation

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Margot Child collection
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1977
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Card expressing thanks for sympathy card

Card expressing thanks for sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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In memoriam card

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Margot Child collection
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Australia
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1905
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Wedding anniversary card

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United Kingdom
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Wedding anniversary card

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Sympathy card

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Letter addressed to Robert Lionel Faithfull, March 1888

Letter addressed to Robert Lionel Faithfull, March 1888

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Letters
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Mary Faithfull
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1888
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Wedding inivataion

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Margot Child collection
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1977
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Picture Post

Picture Post

Margot Child collection
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Magazines
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London, England
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1947
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Ogden Smiths Mermaid fishing fly

Ogden Smiths Mermaid fishing fly

Gidleigh Collection
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Fishing lures
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London, England
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Metal peg - prison cell fixture

Metal peg - prison cell fixture

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Building materials
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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A Pocket Edition of the Companion for the Altar

A Pocket Edition of the Companion for the Altar

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Religious books
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1823
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Angelo Munkara
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1824
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Thank you for telegram

Thank you for telegram

Margot Child collection
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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South Australian Chamber of Manufacturers
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1936
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Wedding aniversary card

Wedding aniversary card

Margot Child collection
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Wedding invitation

Wedding invitation

Margot Child collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1920
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Ceramic demijohn with cork

Ceramic demijohn with cork

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Demijohns
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Mr William Derham
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1888
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Newspaper clipping of a 1921 wedding photograph from the Weekly Times newspaper

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Margot Child collection
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Weekly Times
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1984
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Wedding Joys

Wedding Joys

Margot Child collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1912
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First day cover celebrating the centennary of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church, Thursday Island

First day cover celebrating the centennary of Our Lady of th...

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1984
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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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