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Book of petrol ration tickets for Crossley 1949-1952

Book of petrol ration tickets for Crossley 1949-1952

Victor Alberts collection no. 2
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Ration cards
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1949
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Oil on linen portrait of the racehorse 'Jorrocks'

Oil on linen portrait of the racehorse 'Jorrocks'

Jorrocks collection
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Paintings
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Unknown Artist
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1840
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Handmade willow clothes peg

Handmade willow clothes peg

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes pegs
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New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
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Mrs One-Eye Brown
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1950
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Discussion poster No.61 - Can we develop our empty north? - May 15, 1950

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George W Barber collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Commonwealth Office of Education
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1950
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Custom-made hay baling hooks

Custom-made hay baling hooks

Barry Cranston collection
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Hooks
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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1950
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Toy steam iron with metal base and plastic handle

Toy steam iron with metal base and plastic handle

Bridge Family collection no. 1
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Toy irons
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Hong Kong
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Mrs Helen Jensma
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1950
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Stripping an Average Australian Wheat Crop

Stripping an Average Australian Wheat Crop

Bernard Freedman collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Atlas Press Pty Ltd
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1920
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Discussion Poster No.66 - Milk - July 24, 1950

Discussion Poster No.66 - Milk - July 24, 1950

George W Barber collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Commonwealth Office of Education
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1950
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Poster titled 'Family peace picnic. Friendships not warships Sat 15th Oct 12 pm...'

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Benny Zable collection no. 2
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Posters
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Port Phillip Bay, Victoria, Australia
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Nuclear Free Port Phillip Bay Coalition
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Composing stick

Composing stick

Les Robertson collection
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Printing accessories
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Poster -

Poster - "We, the People of Noonkanbah, Call for Support"

Union of Australian Women collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Melaleuca squarrosa

Melaleuca squarrosa

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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By Nelson's Column 1897: Some Folks Who Have Done Their Duty

By Nelson's Column 1897: Some Folks Who Have Done Their Duty

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Cards
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London, England
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1897
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Whites go home - Celebration of a Nation '88

Whites go home - Celebration of a Nation '88

Geoff Hook collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Geoffrey R. Hook
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1988
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Chisel

Chisel

John Docker collection
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Chisels
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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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White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessert dishes
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Adopted Design for Semi-Jubilee Methodist Church, Mildura

Adopted Design for Semi-Jubilee Methodist Church, Mildura

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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Myoporum humile

Myoporum humile

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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Francis Birtles' Bean 14 car, which he named 'The Sundowner'

Francis Birtles' Bean 14 car, which he named 'The Sundowner'

Francis Birtles collection
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Motor cars
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Bean Car Company
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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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Little Grey Fergie toy tractor handcrafted from salvaged box timber and wire by 10 year old Brian Burns in 1943.

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John McNally collection
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Toy tractors
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Cudgen, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Brian Burns
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1943
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Limosella Curdieana

Limosella Curdieana

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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Wood gouge with a timber handle

Wood gouge with a timber handle

John Docker collection
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Gouges
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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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The Age Centenary Test Lift Out Friday

The Age Centenary Test Lift Out Friday

Terence Lane collection
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Advertising posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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The Melbourne Age
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1977
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Pair of ladies cream satin shoes with a ruched decorative bow on front, a baby Louis heel and a rounded toe

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Shoes
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1860
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White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessert dishes
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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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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Books
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London, England
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Victoria and Albert Museum
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1740
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Advance Australia, Australia Day 1918

Advance Australia, Australia Day 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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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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Swanston Street, Melbourne

Swanston Street, Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Germany
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Tweezers

Tweezers

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Tweezers
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Sharpening stone for shears, used by professional shearer Colin Davis on Merriville Estate

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Colin Davis collection
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Sharpening stones
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Murrumbateman, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Colin Davis
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1946
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Lemon coloured semi-circular tatted tea cosy

Lemon coloured semi-circular tatted tea cosy

Lois Grosse collection
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Tea-cosies
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Hampden, South Australia, Australia
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Vera E. Ottens
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1935
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Round rose table centre, embroidered in various shades of pink and green

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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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Semco Company
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1928
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Hypolaena fastigiata

Hypolaena fastigiata

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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Dessert spoon

Dessert spoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessertspoons
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Fretsaw blade

Fretsaw blade

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Saw blades
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Handwritten note that was pinned inside a pocket of a fur coat

Handwritten note that was pinned inside a pocket of a fur co...

Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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Notes
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Unknown
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1990
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We opened New Parliament House with Prayer, National Gathering Canberra, May '88

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National Gathering of Christians collection
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Commemorative badges
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Patrick Brothers Melbourne
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1988
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Billardiera cymosa

Billardiera cymosa

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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Elizabeth Street, Melbourne VIC.

Elizabeth Street, Melbourne VIC.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Rutidosis Leptorrhynchoides

Rutidosis Leptorrhynchoides

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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Nymbeet fishing fly

Nymbeet fishing fly

Noel Jetson collection
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Fishing lures
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Tasmania, Australia
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Stewart Napier
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1950
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Official Programme for the athletics on the 28th of November at the XVI Olympiad

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 3
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Programs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian Olympic Commitee
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1956
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Black and white photographic postcard of Bronte Beach N.S.W.