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Child's picture and story book shaped to fit illustration of small boy on cover

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Bridge Family collection no. 2
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Childrens books
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Germany
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Mr John Denney
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1920
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Miss Margaret Peden

Miss Margaret Peden

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Margaret Peden
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1929
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Home Leigh, North Botany

Home Leigh, North Botany

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Botany, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Australia for the Australians, White Australia

Australia for the Australians, White Australia

White Australia Protection Badge collection
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Political badges
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Australia
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1906
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Four unused centenary re-issue of the first postage stamps produced in Australia, 1950

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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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Digging stick

Digging stick

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Digging sticks
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Bidyadanga (La Grange), Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1925
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Leg ornaments

Leg ornaments

Papuan Official collection
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Body jewellery
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1929
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Black cord lanyard

Black cord lanyard

Colledge Family collection
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Uniform accessories
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Photographic postcard of Paramatta River at Drummoyne, NSW

Photographic postcard of Paramatta River at Drummoyne, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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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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AUSTRALIAN XI NEW ZEALAND 1910

AUSTRALIAN XI NEW ZEALAND 1910

Nanette Ward collection
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Photographic postcards
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New Zealand
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Kodak Ltd
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1910
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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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Boomerang, attributed as being made by Fred Mulga aka 'Pelaco Jack'

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Fred Mulga
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1874
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Pigmented cylindrical wood tapstick carved with serrated edges

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Charles Hart collection
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Clapsticks
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1928
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Postcard showing a group of cyclists

Postcard showing a group of cyclists

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Redfern, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1912
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr William Warner collection
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Spearthrowers
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Melville Bay, Gulf of Carpentaria, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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A Dusky Queen South Australia

A Dusky Queen South Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Radio operator in the Antarctic, dated 1912

Radio operator in the Antarctic, dated 1912

Gweneth Meyers collection
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Photographic postcards
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Antarctica
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Mr Morris H. Meyers OBE
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1912
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Native Encampment

Native Encampment

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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John S. Prout
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1844
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Glass plate negative - Aboriginal prisoners, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905

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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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1905
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Ladies dyed pink satin left tango shoe, with a clear cut bead at the centre top

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dancing shoes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Callaghan Shoe Company
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1920
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Girl's two-piece full-length outfit which belonged to 'Bobbie' Faithfull

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Girls clothing
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Bobby Maple Brown
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1910
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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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Photographic postcard depicting seven WWI soldiers wearing slouch hats and khaki uniforms

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Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Photographic postcards
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Muriel E. McPhee
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1910
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Lettercard:  Mosman Bay, Sydney, N.S.W

Lettercard: Mosman Bay, Sydney, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Lettercards
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Mosman Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1912
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The Ocean Beach, Newport

The Ocean Beach, Newport

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Newport, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Souvenir octagonal white bone china side plate with a picture of the Speaker of the House of Representatives chair

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Allen and Helena Lister collection
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Side plates
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Shelley Potteries
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1920
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Ornate brass table lamp with four bayonet light globe fittings and four candle holders

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Department of Home Affairs (Prime Minister's Lodge) collection
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Table lamps
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The Lodge, Deakin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Parliament of Australia
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1927
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Wolseley portable shearing plant

Wolseley portable shearing plant

Delma Keogh collection
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Shearing equipment
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England
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The Wolseley Sheep Shearing Machine 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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Twenty four Years of Cricket

Twenty four Years of Cricket

Nanette Ward collection
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Books
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London, England
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Mr Arthur F. Lilley
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1912
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Illuminated address to William Barbour

Illuminated address to William Barbour

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Illuminated addresses
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1907
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Ursula McConnel collection
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Spearthrowers
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Pubic tassel

Pubic tassel

Dr William Warner collection
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Personal adornments
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Photograph of motor cars lined up outside Young Bros Auctioneers at a Special Sheep Sale

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Eric J Treloar collection
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Photographs
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Mr William H. Treloar
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1910
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Toy ladle

Toy ladle

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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Photograph of a steam engine threshing wheat

Photograph of a steam engine threshing wheat

Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Photographs
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Muriel E. McPhee
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1910
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Club

Club

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Clubs
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Bidyadanga (La Grange), Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Gerhardt Laves
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1930
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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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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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Colourised photographic postcard of Coogee Beach, NSW

Colourised photographic postcard of Coogee Beach, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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1902
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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 Hubert Murray
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1912
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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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A halt. While the billy boils

A halt. While the billy boils

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Massey-Harris Co. Ltd
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1910
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Loseby Two Day Marine Chronometer No 109, 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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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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Eleven wooden toy alphabet blocks

Eleven wooden toy 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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Minton 'Kings Service' china coffee cup bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament