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Cartoon of John Gorton and Captain Cook's canon

Cartoon of John Gorton and Captain Cook's canon

Jeffrey Frith collection
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Mr Jeffrey Frith
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1969
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Persoonia levis

Persoonia levis

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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1980
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Crataeva religiosa Capparidaceae

Crataeva religiosa Capparidaceae

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Banksia dentata

Banksia dentata

Banks Florilegium collection
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Glass lens and brass lens cover for a telescope used by Rear Admiral John Gore

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Jack Gallaway collection
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Captain John Gore
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Teacup and saucer that were reputedly owned by Captain James Cook, Royal Navy

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Frank Thompson collection
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Cups and saucers
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Captain James Cook
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Tetragonia trigyna Tetragoniaceae

Tetragonia trigyna Tetragoniaceae

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Child's drawing - Captain Cook

Child's drawing - Captain Cook

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Captain James Cook
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Erythrina vespertilio Leguminosae

Erythrina vespertilio Leguminosae

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Banksia serrata

Banksia serrata

Banks Florilegium collection
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Postcard featuring photograph of Hyde Park and Captain Cook's statue, Sydney

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Hyde Park, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Xanthorrhoea resinosa supsp. Resinosa

Xanthorrhoea resinosa supsp. Resinosa

Banks Florilegium collection
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1980
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Callistemon citrinus

Callistemon citrinus

Banks Florilegium collection
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1980
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Scaevola calendulacea

Scaevola calendulacea

Banks Florilegium collection
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Wax portrait of Captain Cook

Wax portrait of Captain Cook

Captain Cook Wax Portrait collection
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Portrait miniatures
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John C. Lochee
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1785
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Erythrina vespertilio

Erythrina vespertilio

Banks Florilegium collection
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Endeavour River, Cooktown, Queensland, Australia
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Dendrobium discolor

Dendrobium discolor

Banks Florilegium collection
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Small magnifying glass, given to astronomer William Bayly by Captain James Cook on his third voyage

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Captain Cook Magnifier collection
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Magnifying glasses
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Australia
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William Bayly
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1776
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Crotalaria verrucosa

Crotalaria verrucosa

Banks Florilegium collection
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Child's drawing - Captain Cook by Dennis Jack, Mornington Island QLD

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Seated Staffordshire porcelain figurine of Captain James Cook

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Staffordshire Figurine collection
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Alpha Factory
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1845
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Dendrobium discolor

Dendrobium discolor

Banks Florilegium collection
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Endeavour River, Cooktown, Queensland, Australia
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Pratt Ware oval plaque portrait of Captain James Cook

Pratt Ware oval plaque portrait of Captain James Cook

Pratt Ware Portrait Plaque Captain Cook collection
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Plaques
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Captain James Cook
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1780
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Wedgwood & Bentley blue jasper medallion portrait of botanist, physician, zoologist and taxonomist Carolus Linnaeus

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Wedgwood & Bentley Portrait Medallions collection
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England
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1775
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Frawleys chocolate tin

Frawleys chocolate tin

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 23
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Chocolate boxes
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Botany Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Samuel Calvert
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1865
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Ceriops tagal

Ceriops tagal

Banks Florilegium collection
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1980
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Indigofera pratensis

Indigofera pratensis

Banks Florilegium collection
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Dillenia Alata

Dillenia Alata

Banks Florilegium collection
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Brass telescope eyepiece used by Captain John Gore

Brass telescope eyepiece used by Captain John Gore

Jack Gallaway collection
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Telescope accessories
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London, England
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Peter Dollond
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1761
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Velleia paradoxa

Velleia paradoxa

Banks Florilegium collection
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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The most Historic Spot in Australia - The Landing Place of Captain Cook, Botany Bay, N.S.W.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Botany Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Postcard titled 'Statue of Captain Cook, Hyde Park, Sydney, N.S.W', 17 August 1908

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Hyde Park, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Hibiscus meraukensis Malvaceae

Hibiscus meraukensis Malvaceae

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Wedgwood & Bentley blue jasper medallion portrait of botanist Daniel Solander

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Wedgwood & Bentley Portrait Medallions collection
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Portrait medallions
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England
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Wedgwood
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1775
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Oval grey wax bas-relief portrait plaque of Captain James Cook

Oval grey wax bas-relief portrait plaque of Captain James Co...

Wax Matrix Portrait Plaque Captain Cook collection
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Plaques
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England, United Kingdom
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Captain James Cook
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1777
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Bougainvillea spectabilis Nyctaginaceae

Bougainvillea spectabilis Nyctaginaceae

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Medal to commemorate the bicentenary of the discovery of the east coast of Australia by Captain James Cook

Medal to commemorate the bicentenary of the discovery of the...

TE Hanley collection no. 1
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Commemorative medals
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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James Berry
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1969
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Achromatic, brass telescope eyepiece used by Captain John Gore

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Jack Gallaway collection
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London, England
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Peter Dollond
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1761
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Epacris longiflora

Epacris longiflora

Banks Florilegium collection
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1980
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Melaleuca armillaris - engraving

Melaleuca armillaris - engraving

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Dillenia Alata

Dillenia Alata

Banks Florilegium collection
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Endeavour River, Cooktown, Queensland, Australia
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Postcard titled

Postcard titled"Captain Cook, Born 1728, Discovered Australi...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Taree, New South Wales, Australia
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HMB Endeavour
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1907
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Wedgwood & Bentley blue jasper portrait medallion of naturalist and botanist Joseph Banks

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Banks Medallion collection
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England
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Wedgwood
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1775
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Child's drawing - Captain Cook by David Marrputja Mununggurr

Child's drawing - Captain Cook by David Marrputja Mununggurr

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yirrkala School, Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Au...
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David Marrputja Mununggur
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1975
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Children's drawing - Captain Cook Sights Land by Roy Chevathen, Weipa QLD

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Weipa, Queensland, Australia
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Roy Chevathen
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Australian Overseas Fleet

Australian Overseas Fleet

John Beagle collection
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Handbills
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Tony Alfreddo
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1983
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Wood and brass telescope tube in a leather case used by Captain John Gore

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Jack Gallaway collection
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Telescopes
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London, England
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Peter Dollond
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1761
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Wedgwood & Bentley blue jasper medallion portrait of navigator and explorer Captain James Cook, RN

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Wedgwood & Bentley Portrait Medallions collection
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Portrait medallions
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England
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Wedgwood
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1779
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Postcard titled 'Landing Place, Captain Cook, Kurnell, Botany Bay'

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Botany Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Captain Cook's monument, Kurnell

Captain Cook's monument, Kurnell

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Kurnell, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Captain James Cook
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1905
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Certificate from Rylston - Kandos Show, 1970, featuring James Cook bicentenary.

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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V.C.N. Blight, Government Printer
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1970
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Glimpse of the Captain Cook Graving Dock from the Botanical Gardens, Sydney, N.S.W

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Captain Cook Graving Dock, Garden Island, Sydney, New South Wales, ...
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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HYDE PARK SYDNEY NSW

HYDE PARK SYDNEY NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Captain James Cook
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Syzygium suborbiculare

Syzygium suborbiculare

Banks Florilegium collection
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Lizard Island, Queensland, Australia
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Dianella caerulea

Dianella caerulea

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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1980
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Cochlospermum gillivraei

Cochlospermum gillivraei

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Clerodendrum paniculatum

Clerodendrum paniculatum

Banks Florilegium collection
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Child's drawing - Captain Cook by Ricky Whitton, Sydney NSW

Child's drawing - Captain Cook by Ricky Whitton, Sydney NSW

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ricky Whitton
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Captain Cook Bicentenary

Captain Cook Bicentenary

Gweneth Meyers collection
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Mr Morris H. Meyers OBE
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Scale model of HMB Endeavour

Scale model of HMB Endeavour

Donald Maclurcan collection no. 1
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Small scale models
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Neutral Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Donald C. Maclurcan
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1985
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