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Sports trading card of Karl Feifar - track and field

Sports trading card of Karl Feifar - track and field

Health Department of Western Australia collection
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Collecting cards
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Health Department of Western Australia
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1994
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Lacquered wooden travelling writing desk used by Sir Frederick Holder

Lacquered wooden travelling writing desk used by Sir Frederi...

RL Harry collection
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Travelling desks
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South Australia, Australia
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Sir Frederick W. Holder
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1890
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Nurse

Nurse

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Bruce Petty
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1999
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The Royal Visit to Western Australia 1954

The Royal Visit to Western Australia 1954

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Commemorative books
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Western Australia, Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Australian silver commemorative medallion marking Australia's 150th Anniversary in1938, featuring the landing at Sydney Cove of Captain Arthur Phillip on January 26 1788.

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Olive King collection
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Commemorative medallions
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Amor Pty Ltd
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1938
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Club

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Gerhardt Laves collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Table cloth and four serviettes, made from Irish linen and featuring embroidered playing card motifs

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Table linen
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1928
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Muricidae Hexaplex Stainforthii

Muricidae Hexaplex Stainforthii

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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The "Y" Factor

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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Sculptures
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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Pearl necklace given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her husband on their wedding anniversary in 1826

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Diana Baxter collection no. 1
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Necklaces
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Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1826
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A Merry Xmas to you [and] Aborigines of Western Australia

A Merry Xmas to you [and] Aborigines of Western Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Stone hatchet hafted in bent wood

Stone hatchet hafted in bent wood

JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 1
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Hatchets
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Dirranbandi, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1850
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Western Australias Phenomenal Gold Yield

Western Australias Phenomenal Gold Yield

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1883
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club minutes book, 1886 to 1915

Tirranna Picnic Race Club minutes book, 1886 to 1915

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Minute books
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1886
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Model shield

Model shield

JC Le Souef collection
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Small scale models
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Elwood, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Albert A. Le Souef
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1868
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In memoriam card

In memoriam card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1895
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Clubs
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Western Australia, Australia
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Entrance to Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Entrance to Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Volutidae Aulicina Nivosa Oblita

Volutidae Aulicina Nivosa Oblita

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1971
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Club from goldfields area, Western Australia

Club from goldfields area, Western Australia

Edmund Milne collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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West Australian Flora No 3, Janie Craig

West Australian Flora No 3, Janie Craig

Jack Russel Greenham collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Railway map of Australia, 1919, showing connections between West Australia and Queensland

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Frank and John Burdett collection
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Maps
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Western Australia, Australia
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Loreen Samson
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1919
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Book titled 'Wedding Dress 1740-1970' written by Madelaine Ginsburg

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Margot Child collection
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London, England
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Victoria and Albert Museum
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The Custom House, Sydney, 1 May 1906

The Custom House, Sydney, 1 May 1906

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1906
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West Australian Blacks Camp

West Australian Blacks Camp

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Western Australia, Australia
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1910
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Harvest of Endurance: A History of the Chinese in Australia 1788-1988

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Australia-China Friendship Society collection
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Scrolls
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Australia
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Mr Mo Xiangyi
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1987
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Photographic postcard of Sydney Harbour from Kirribilli Point, NSW

Photographic postcard of Sydney Harbour from Kirribilli Poin...

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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Whisk with pin

Whisk with pin

Tom Price collection
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Regalia
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Braidwood, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr K Warbarton
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1870
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Boomerang made of dark timber, attributed to Chris 'Pompey' Austin, 1890s

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Chris Austin
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1890
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Cream cotton corset

Cream cotton corset

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Corsets
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1850
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John Rodgers Marine Chronometer No 1/1853, with accessories in a wooden case

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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1868
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Nouvelle-Hollande: Nelle Galles du Sud.  Norou-Gal-Derri s'avancant pour combattre. -

Nouvelle-Hollande: Nelle Galles du Sud. Norou-Gal-Derri s'a...

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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Paris, France
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Nicholas Petit
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1803
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Shield

Shield

Jesse Hammond collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Prison padlock

Prison padlock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Padlocks
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Map of the West Kimberley fitted into a timber pelmet

Map of the West Kimberley fitted into a timber pelmet

Emanuel Family collection
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Maps
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Western Australia, Australia
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Lands & Surveys Department, Western Australia
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1901
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The Last of England's Infamous Felon Fleet The Convict Ship

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Jay Kruizenga collection
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Pamphlets
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United States of America
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Convict Ship 'Success' Touring Museum
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1924
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Wheelwright's hollow auger bit

Wheelwright's hollow auger bit

Arthur Sayer collection
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Hollow bits
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Evandale, Tasmania, Australia
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William A. Porter
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1880
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Haliotidae Haliotis Asinina from Thomas Bay

Haliotidae Haliotis Asinina from Thomas Bay

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1984
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Tonnidae Tonna Chimensis

Tonnidae Tonna Chimensis

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1963
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Boomerang

Boomerang

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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North-west NSW, Australia
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1800
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Nouvelle-Hollande. Cour-rou-bari-gal

Nouvelle-Hollande. Cour-rou-bari-gal

The Christensen Fund collection no. 2
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Prints
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Western Australia, Australia
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Nicholas Petit
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1803
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Exercise area No. 2, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Exercise area No. 2, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

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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Certificate issued by the Australian Wool Testing Authority for fifteen bales of wool, 9 September 1986

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Colin R Murray collection
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Certificates
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Western Australia, Australia
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Australian Wool Testing Authority
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1986
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Waste Disposal

Waste Disposal

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Chris Kelly
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1999
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Poster titled 'Post Office communication services are vital to the development of Australian industries'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Nouvelle-Hollande. Gnoung-a-gnoung-a Mour-re-Mour-ga

Nouvelle-Hollande. Gnoung-a-gnoung-a Mour-re-Mour-ga

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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Paris, France
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Nicholas Petit
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1803
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Bursidae Tutufa Bufo

Bursidae Tutufa Bufo

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1964
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Spearthrower with etched design, from central Western Australia

Spearthrower with etched design, from central Western Austra...

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Western Australia, Australia
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Pokerwork decorated club, attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

Pokerwork decorated club, attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Clubs
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1800
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Royal Commissions

Royal Commissions

Bruce Petty collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Bruce Petty
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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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First day envelopes
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1984
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QSL card for VK6-QSL

QSL card for VK6-QSL

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Light grey volcanic rock sinker

Light grey volcanic rock sinker

Geoff Dennis collection
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Fishing equipment
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Four unused centenary re-issue of the first postage stamps produced in Australia, 1950

Four unused centenary re-issue of the first postage stamps p...

Third Great Seal of New South Wales collection
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Postage stamps
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Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1950
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Landau known as 'The Ranken Coach'

Landau known as 'The Ranken Coach'

Royal Australian Historical Society collection no. 1
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Horse drawn coaches
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Scotland
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Mr George Ranken
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1821
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Wooden sword club made in the Cardwell district of Queensland

Wooden sword club made in the Cardwell district of Queenslan...

JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 1
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Clubs
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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1850
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Shield, central Western Australia, 1898

Shield, central Western Australia, 1898

Edmund Milne collection
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Shields
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Western Australia, Australia
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1898
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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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Brass fastening pin for latch