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1920
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Timber box with L ROBERTSON L ROBE on lid

Timber box with L ROBERTSON L ROBE on lid

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Ink bottle

Ink bottle

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Herbert John Green

Herbert John Green

Australian Government Publishing Service collection no. 2
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Waite and Sheard Line Marking Machine no 5762 Style NE

Waite and Sheard Line Marking Machine no 5762 Style NE

Australian Government Publishing Service collection no. 3
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Landenberger Paper Equivalentor

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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B J Ball Limited
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Gladstone bag with a leather body and handle

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Leslie Ferdinand Johnston

Leslie Ferdinand Johnston

Australian Government Publishing Service collection no. 2
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Albert John Arthur

Albert John Arthur

Australian Government Publishing Service collection no. 2
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Timber Book Press

Timber Book Press

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Staff register

Staff register

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The Whiteley Medal 1989 for Best Book on Natural History of Australian Animals

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Australian Government Publishing Service collection no. 2
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1989
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Justifying scale drum

Justifying scale drum

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The Intertype

The Intertype

Australian Government Publishing Service collection no. 2
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The Big Scheme of Simple Operation , Linotype

The Big Scheme of Simple Operation , Linotype

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Monotype printing machine keyboard

Monotype printing machine keyboard

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Registration of trademark

Registration of trademark

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Les Robertson collection
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Monotype, Beket Information

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The Australian Official Journal of Patents, Trade Marks and Designs

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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National Print award for Two and Three Colour Printing, 1991

National Print award for Two and Three Colour Printing, 1991

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Folder of printed official signature blocks and ACT school stationery

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Mechanism and Operation of Modern Linotypes

Mechanism and Operation of Modern Linotypes

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Screw press

Screw press

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Les Robertson collection
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Typeface for the letter 'T'

Les Robertson collection
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Linotype machine Model 48 No 15325

Linotype machine Model 48 No 15325

Australian Government Publishing Service collection no. 3
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Photograph of staff of the Australian Government Publishing Services, Canberra, 15th July 1997

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Australian Government Publishing Service collection no. 2
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The Hon. The Speaker

The Hon. The Speaker

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Printing tool

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Harrild and Sons Proof Press No 1048

Harrild and Sons Proof Press No 1048

Australian Government Publishing Service collection no. 3
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National Print award for Case Bound Books, 1992

National Print award for Case Bound Books, 1992

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Les Robertson collection
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John Thompson

John Thompson

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Vest Pocket Manual of Printing

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Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
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The Inland Printer Co
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1920
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printing tool

printing tool

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Rouse Slug Clipper

Rouse Slug Clipper

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Department of Transport Australia

Department of Transport Australia

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Typographical Printing Surfaces by Legros and Grant

Typographical Printing Surfaces by Legros and Grant

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