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Glass plate negative - Man holding north-western type of spearthrower and wearing pubic fur tassel, Wardaman people, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

Glass plate negative - Man holding north-western type of spe...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1922
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Poster titled 'Its the speedy airmail that conquers distance and saves time'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Photograph album containing 100 original prints taken by Friedrich Adelmann

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Dieter Kohl collection
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Photograph albums
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New Ireland, New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Friedrich Adelmann
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1909
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Photographic postcard of Sydney Harbour from Hotel Australia

Photographic postcard of Sydney Harbour from Hotel Australia

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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The Junction, Annandale

The Junction, Annandale

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Annandale, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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The Lane Cove River from St. Ignatius College Reserve, Sydney, N.S.W

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lane Cove River, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Wooden case with drill bits

Wooden case with drill bits

George O Crawford collection
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Drill bits
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr George O. Crawford
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1900
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Potato masher

Potato masher

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1960
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Wire cake stand

Wire cake stand

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Cake stands
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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Workshop, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Workshop, 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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The Bondman

The Bondman

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Hand-operated paper embossing machine used by the Australian Customs Service

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ER Skipper collection
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Embossing machines
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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P J King, General Engraver Die Sinker
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1901
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Postcard depicting Bland Holt

Postcard depicting Bland Holt

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Fancy! Mr. and Mrs. Bland Holt

Fancy! Mr. and Mrs. Bland Holt

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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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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Carrobboree [i.e.Corroboree] on the banks of the Murray

Carrobboree [i.e.Corroboree] on the banks of the Murray

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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London, England
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John S. Prout
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1873
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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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London, England
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John Rodgers
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1868
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Postcard of Joe Beckett vs Georges Carpentier

Postcard of Joe Beckett vs Georges Carpentier

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Halifax, West Yorkshire, England
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Lilywhite Ltd
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1909
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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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Scythe stone

Scythe stone

Lorna May Colwell collection no. 1
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Sharpening stones
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Oakleigh, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Thomas Colwell
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1900
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The Strike 1909 Tom Mann

The Strike 1909 Tom Mann

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
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Thomas '. Mann
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1909
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C.A. Spurgin Hairdresser & Tobacconist

C.A. Spurgin Hairdresser & Tobacconist

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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C.A. Spurgin Hairdresser and Tobacconist
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1909
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Box containing four sets of lantern slides

Box containing four sets of lantern slides

Reverend Canon HR Cavalier collection
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Lantern slides
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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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Photographic postcard of Ocean Beach, Manly, NSW

Photographic postcard of Ocean Beach, Manly, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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1885
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Bega Standard Office, established 1868

Bega Standard Office, established 1868

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Pambula, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Jane Cusack
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1909
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Eskbank Station

Eskbank Station

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Germany
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Mr Frederick P. Hobbs
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1909
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Colourised photographic postcard of Mosman's Bay

Colourised photographic postcard of Mosman's Bay

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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Chisel

Chisel

George O Crawford collection
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Chisels
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr George O. Crawford
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1900
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Plaque to commemorate the Australian May Day Centenary 1891 - 1991, with display stand

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Plaques
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1891
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Cattle branding iron with the initials TR

Cattle branding iron with the initials TR

Gidleigh collection
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Brands
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Colourised photographic postcard of Bondi Beach, NSW

Colourised photographic postcard of Bondi Beach, NSW

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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Pie dish

Pie dish

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Germany
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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Parkinson & Frodsham Marine Chronometer No 3617 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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Parkinson & Frodsham
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1840
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Ground edge hatchet head associated with Bundaburra Jack, Forbes NSW, 1909

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Edmund Milne collection
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Tool components
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Forbes, New South Wales, Australia
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1909
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Scottish Gympie Quartz Crushing Battery

Scottish Gympie Quartz Crushing Battery

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Gympie, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Poster titled 'Telephone services link together the people of all nations'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Operative Bakers' Association (NSW)

Operative Bakers' Association (NSW)

Andrew Reeves collection no. 5
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Membership certificates
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Waverley, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1890
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Cast iron 'D' shaped  screw lock handcuffs with key

Cast iron 'D' shaped screw lock handcuffs with key

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Handcuffs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Sanitary Bronco Toilet Roll

Sanitary Bronco Toilet Roll

Margaret Maclurcan collection
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Toilet paper
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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British Patent Perforated Paper Co Pty Ltd
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1894
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Australian silver commemorative medallion in presentation box 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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Broken Hill looking North, 1907

Broken Hill looking North, 1907

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Sydney from St. Mary's Cathedral.  A handful of Sydney

Sydney from St. Mary's Cathedral. A handful of Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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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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Bristol squat storage jar

Bristol squat storage jar

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Jars
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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1923
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Casting Pig Iron at the Blast Furnace Lithgow, N.S.W

Casting Pig Iron at the Blast Furnace Lithgow, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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King Billy Australia

King Billy Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Cattle branding iron with the initials WR

Cattle branding iron with the initials WR

Gidleigh collection
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Brands
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Kitchen fork

Kitchen fork

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Forks
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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Glass washboard

Glass washboard

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Washboards
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1920
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Teapot stand

Teapot stand

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1960
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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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1874
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A Joyous Birthday - Queen Victoria - Neutral Bay, 8 June 1909

A Joyous Birthday - Queen Victoria - Neutral Bay, 8 June 190...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Neutral Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Pair of wooden skis made from hand-cut mountain ash, with leather bindings

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Donald Maclurcan collection no. 2
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Skis
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Kiandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Geoffrey Yen
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1860
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Kangaroo mounted on a wishbone

Kangaroo mounted on a wishbone

Terence Lane collection
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Brooches
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1903
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Enamel laundry tub

Enamel laundry tub

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Laundry equipment
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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1930
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White cotton pillowcase

White cotton pillowcase

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Pillowcases
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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1920
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Steel hand drill with a round wooden handle

Steel hand drill with a round wooden handle

George O Crawford collection
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Hand drills
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr George O. Crawford
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1900
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Beach House, Coogee

Beach House, Coogee

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Coogee, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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'L'Iena', 21 September 1909

'L'Iena', 21 September 1909

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1909
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Parallel metal tracks on the road near a corner hotel

Parallel metal tracks on the road near a corner hotel

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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South Australia, Australia
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1909
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