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The pioneer

The pioneer

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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J Hutchings
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting John Macarthur

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Coles-Myer collection
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Commemorative medals
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Victoria, Australia
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Coles-Myer Ltd
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1766
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Handcarved Lithuanian folk figure 'Friendly-Devil'

Handcarved Lithuanian folk figure 'Friendly-Devil'

O Szentimrey collection
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Wood carvings
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Australia
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1950
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting the Eureka Stockade

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Coles-Myer collection
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Victoria, Australia
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Coles-Myer Ltd
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1854
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Colour illustration of the Australian states on a United States of America map

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Roger Lilford and Robbie Swan collection
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Cartoons
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Australia
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Mary Leunig
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1985
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In the clear Homeland far across the sea ..

In the clear Homeland far across the sea ..

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1911
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Companion of The Most Distinguished Order of St Michael & St George, awarded to Dr J H L Cumpston

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Cumpston Family collection
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Awards
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London, England
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Garrard & Co Ltd
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1901
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Black and white autographed photographic postcard of Mary E, 1917

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National Sports Information Centre collection
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Photographic postcards
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Australia
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1917
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Whitework fine linen tray cloth

Whitework fine linen tray cloth

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Table linen
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1900
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Ladies refurbished Roadmaster bicycle, which was ridden in Tasmania by Reima Mieztis

Ladies refurbished Roadmaster bicycle, which was ridden in T...

Reima Miezitis collection
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Bicycles
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Australia
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Mrs Reima Miezitis
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1945
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Bamboo hybrid stringed musical instrument called a 'dan tre', an original creation by Vietnamese refugee Minh Tam Nguyen

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Minh Nguyen collection
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Musical instruments
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Philippines
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Mr Minh Tam Nguyen
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1982
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Rainbow March invitations

Rainbow March invitations

ACT Trades and Labour Council collection
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Invitations
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Australia
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Miss Honey Nelson
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1995
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Sympathy card

Sympathy 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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Glass plate negative - Wagon crossing a stream bed, Victoria River district, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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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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1922
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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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Riding crop

Riding crop

Colledge Family collection
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Riding whips
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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AIM bookstall table with two men standing behind.

AIM bookstall table with two men standing behind.

Robert Darby collection no. 2
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Photographs
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Australia
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Mr Robert Darby
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Epidiascope, more commonly known as a magic lantern

Epidiascope, more commonly known as a magic lantern

Reverend Canon HR Cavalier collection
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Epidiascopes
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Glenelg, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Reverend F H. Stokes
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1909
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Native Bear. When the moon is brightly shining

Native Bear. When the moon is brightly shining

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Marlborough Art Co
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After heavy rain

After heavy rain

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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J Hutchings
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Art Gallery, Sydney, NSW, 22 December 1910

Art Gallery, Sydney, NSW, 22 December 1910

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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1910
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Gone aloft

Gone aloft

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr James A. Turner
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Tree lined river

Tree lined river

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1912
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Thank you card for engagement

Thank you card for engagement

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Timber plate with image of an indigenous man holding a boomerang, made by Bill Onus

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Bill Onus
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Blackheath

Blackheath

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Kodak Ltd
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Film pack adaptor

Film pack adaptor

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Photographic equipment
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New York, United States of America
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Eastman Kodak Company
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1903
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Hately wheat collection

Hately wheat collection

Horse Era Museum collection no. 2
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Grains
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1886
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Traffic Bridge, Sydney Road, Granville

Traffic Bridge, Sydney Road, Granville

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Granville, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Key

Key

Colledge Family collection
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Keys
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Film negative - Old man Munnkie and child surprised while rabbit hunting, southern Musgrave Ranges, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1903
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Robbery Under Arms, No. 6

Robbery Under Arms, No. 6

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Charles Hammond
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Portrait of a woman, Ooldea, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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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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1920
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Group of school girls on camp at Bulli in 1910

Group of school girls on camp at Bulli in 1910

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bulli, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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This House is a Nuclear Free Zone tea-towel

This House is a Nuclear Free Zone tea-towel

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Tea-towels
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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A Grey Day

A Grey Day

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr James A. Turner
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Invincible brand water bottle

Invincible brand water bottle

Hazel Merlo collection
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Water containers
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Australia
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Burning Off

Burning Off

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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J Hutchings
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Act Responsibly for Christ's Sake - Nuclear War?

Act Responsibly for Christ's Sake - Nuclear War?

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Film negative - Laurie Coonan shoeing a horse, 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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Pearl brooch 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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Brooches
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Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1826
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Skin Hunters

Skin Hunters

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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A MacInnes
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I Support Aboriginal Land Rights

I Support Aboriginal Land Rights

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Certificate to Commemorate the First Election of Members of the Arbitration Court of New South Wales, issued to Mr Arthur Mitchell

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Andrew Reeves collection no. 5
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Membership certificates
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Australia
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Julian Ashton
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1901
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Card expressing thanks for sympathy card

Card expressing thanks for sympathy 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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1914
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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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Glass plate negative - Women's camp fight, photographed by Herbert Basedow

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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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1922
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Stop Omega US Bases Out

Stop Omega US Bases Out

Robert Darby collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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Mr Robert Darby
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Balmain and district hospital, 7 April 1910

Balmain and district hospital, 7 April 1910

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Cricket bat autographed by the English Women's Cricket Team (1934), the Victorian Women's XI (1934), and the Men's and Women's Touring XI (1937)

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Nance Pownall collection
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Cricket bats
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England, Great Britain
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Mrs Nancy M. Pownall
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1925
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Pritchett who brilliantly scored 75 for N.S.W

Pritchett who brilliantly scored 75 for N.S.W

Ruby Lee collection
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Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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Illustrated newspaper clipping titled 'Now Bring Out Your Mice'

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Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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Hurricane lamp

Hurricane lamp

Bothwell Museum collection
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Kerosene lamps
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Australia
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Lanora Australia
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Australian Palace, Central Hall, Franco-British Exhibition, London, 1908

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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London, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Three pronged steel fork

Three pronged steel fork

Anne Girard collection
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Table forks
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Anne M. Girard
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1900
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No.5 Kangaroo Hunting, Australia, compliments of Singer Sewing Machines

No.5 Kangaroo Hunting, Australia, compliments of Singer Sewi...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Australia
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Singer Manufacturing Co
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Top hat worn by Sir Henry Gullett

Top hat worn by Sir Henry Gullett