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1866 Melbourne Cup

1866 Melbourne Cup

John Tait collection
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Trophies
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London, England
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Mr John Tait
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1865
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Photograph of racehorse

Photograph of racehorse "Carbine"

Nanette Ward collection
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Photographs
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London, England
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Sport & General Press Agency Ltd
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1913
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Tin of beef dripping sent to the Lawton family in Uxbridge, London, in a Red Cross parcel from Hobart in 1942

Tin of beef dripping sent to the Lawton family in Uxbridge, ...

French-Lawton collection
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Canned foods
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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The Austral Canning Co Pty Ltd
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1940
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Pair of short length ecru pearl-cotton crochet gloves

Pair of short length ecru pearl-cotton crochet gloves

Toni Hood collection
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Gloves
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Rae Hood
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1960
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Pair of short length white stretch cotton gloves

Pair of short length white stretch cotton gloves

Toni Hood collection
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Gloves
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France
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Mrs Rae Hood
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1960
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Surfing Australia

Surfing Australia

Australian National Travel Association collection
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Posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian National Travel Association
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1930
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Racehorse

Racehorse "Carbine" held by a strapper

Nanette Ward collection
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Photographs
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London, England
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Sport & General Press Agency Ltd
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1913
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Pair of cream nylon gloves with ribbed decoration on glove backs

Pair of cream nylon gloves with ribbed decoration on glove b...

Toni Hood collection
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Gloves
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Rae Hood
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1960
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Francis Birtles' Bean 14 car, which he named 'The Sundowner'

Francis Birtles' Bean 14 car, which he named 'The Sundowner'

Francis Birtles collection
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Motor cars
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Bean Car Company
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1925
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Souvenir printed white scarf

Souvenir printed white scarf "Olympic Games, Melbourne, 1956...

Queensland Theatre Company collection
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Scarves
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London, England
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Australian Olympic Commitee
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1956
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Pink petticoat

Toni Hood collection
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Petticoats
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Rae Hood
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1960
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Commemorative envelopes

Austin Byrne collection no. 1
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Envelopes
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Sir Charles E. Kingsford Smith
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1981
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Pink lace evening dress

Toni Hood collection
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Evening dresses
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Rae Hood
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1960
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New Testament issued to Sheila Ferguson, WAAAF, in 1943

New Testament issued to Sheila Ferguson, WAAAF, in 1943

Sheila Van Emden collection
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Bibles
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London, England
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Mrs Sheila C. Van Emden
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1943
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The English and Australian Cookery Book: Cookery for the many as well as for the 'Upper Ten Thousand' by an Australian Aristologist

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Edward Abbott collection
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Cookbooks
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London, England
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Sampson, Low, Son & Marston
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1864
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Pink lace evening dress

Toni Hood collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1960
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Full length pale green nightdress

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Rae Hood
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1960
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