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Plane table frame used by Captain James Cook

Plane table frame used by Captain James Cook

Captain Cook Plane Table Frame collection
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England
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Captain James Cook
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1768
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Tenakoe Pakeha

Tenakoe Pakeha

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcard of the All Blacks 1907 rugby team

Photographic postcard of the All Blacks 1907 rugby team

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Vietnam Aid Appeal 1972

Vietnam Aid Appeal 1972

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Charity badges
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New Zealand
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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Silver presentation case containing a small magnifier, which was 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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William Bayly
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1776
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Colour poster with the caption Buy New Zealand honey, issued by the Empire Marketing Board

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National Symbols Poster collection no. 2
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Our Late Premier, The Rt Hon R.J. Seddon, P.C

Our Late Premier, The Rt Hon R.J. Seddon, P.C

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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1906
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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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Diamond Lake, New Zealand

Diamond Lake, New Zealand

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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New Zealand
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John M. Cantle
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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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Letter from Stephen White to his sons, 1862

Letter from Stephen White to his sons, 1862

Tony Hill collection no. 4
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New Zealand
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Stephen White
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Lifebuoy from MV Tampa

Lifebuoy from MV Tampa

Wallenius Wilhelmsen MV Tampa collection
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Christmas Island, Australia
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Wilhelmsen Lines Shipowning.
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2001
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MV Tampa life jacket

MV Tampa life jacket

Wallenius Wilhelmsen MV Tampa collection
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Christmas Island, Australia
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Wilhelmsen Lines Shipowning.
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2001
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Out of ANZUS

Out of ANZUS

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Australia
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Australia, New Zealand, United States Security Treaty
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1951
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Pamphlet titled 'New Zealand Coach Tours 1963-64'

Pamphlet titled 'New Zealand Coach Tours 1963-64'

Thompson Family collection
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Silver presentation case for a magnifying glass

Silver presentation case for a magnifying glass

Captain Cook Magnifier collection
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London, England
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William Bayly
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Cartoon of New Zealand's Minister of Finance, Sir Roger Douglas, holding an enlarged pair of scissors

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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1984
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Finalists in the women's 100 metre freestyle at the 1920 Olympics at Antwerp, Belgium

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National Sports Information Centre collection
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Antwerp, Belgium
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Miss Ethelda Bleibtrey
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1920
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Photographic postcard of The Australian Cricket Team in England, 1905

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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New Zealand
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The Rotary Photographic Company Ltd
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1905
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Postcard featuring a printed  black and white photograph of Richard Seddon, 15th Prime Minister of New Zealand

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Rt Hon Richard J. Seddon
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1906
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Vegemite Bar ANZAC t-shirt

Vegemite Bar ANZAC t-shirt

Brad West collection
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1998
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This Australia engagement calander and diary for 1963

This Australia engagement calander and diary for 1963

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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New Zealand
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1962
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Nuclear Weapon Free Zone New Zealand

Nuclear Weapon Free Zone New Zealand

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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New Zealand
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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The Glory of a Lion is his Mane

The Glory of a Lion is his Mane

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Tracksuit pants worn by Rob Croll as a member of the Australian Boomerang Team at the 1996 World Championships in New Zealand

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Robert Croll Boomerang Competition collection
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Rob Croll
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1996
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'New Zealand, Australia and the United States Foreign Policy...

Elsie Gare collection no. 1
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Theses
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Alister Taylor
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1971
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Volutidae Alcithoe Hedleyi (rare)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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New Zealand
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Postcard with painting by Johnny Raw

Postcard with painting by Johnny Raw

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Volutidae Alcithoe Fusus Fusus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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New Zealand
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Souvenir bottle of Simond's Pale Ale, made to commemorate the Royal Tour to Ceylon, Australia and New Zealand in 1953

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Andrew Mozes collection
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England, United Kingdom
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H G Simonds Ltd [Brewers]
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1953
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Photograph of Benny Zable in costume standing on his drums h...

Benny Zable collection no. 2
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Photographs
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Benjamin 'Benny' Zable
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1985
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Mac's Memoirs by GH Cunningham

Mac's Memoirs by GH Cunningham

William Beausang collection
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Books
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New Zealand
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Smith's Weekly - Viscount Churchill Warns Australia and New Zealand in Special Article..., 1936

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Robbie Swan collection
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Advertising posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Smith's Weekly
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1936
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Grey plastic frame ski goggles

Reima Miezitis collection
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Matson Line Oceanic Line match book

Matson Line Oceanic Line match book

Terence Lane collection
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California, United States of America
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Matson Navigation Company
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1926
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting Anzacs

Coles-Myer collection
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Victoria, Australia
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Coles-Myer Ltd
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1988
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Haliotidae Haliotis Virginea

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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New Zealand
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Jack Holland's Kangaroos Australian Rugby League Jersey from the 1949 NZ Tour

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Jack Holland collection
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Football uniforms
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New Zealand
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Mr Jack Holland
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1949
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Souvenir printed china bowl of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth's Royal Tour 1949

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Margaret O'Callaghan collection
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Bowls
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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King George VI
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1949
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Benny Zable - What in the World is Happening?

Benny Zable collection no. 2
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Photographic postcards
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Benjamin 'Benny' Zable
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1985
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Poster 'greetings from Sydney Australia Join the Movement fo...

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political posters
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South Pacific,
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Association for International Co-operation and Disarmament
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1960
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The Royal Tour: New Zealand

The Royal Tour: New Zealand

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Commemorative books
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New Zealand
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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'Take sex out of the pay packet, equal pay now' printed T-shirt

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Meredith Hinchliffe collection no. 1
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T-shirts
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New Zealand
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Muzzy's Master Print
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IN THE SHADE OF THE OLD APPLE TREE

IN THE SHADE OF THE OLD APPLE TREE

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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London, England
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1906
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Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with '50th anniversary air mail covers re-enactment flight first official air mail Australia - New Zealand 1934-1984...11th April 1984'

Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with '50th anniversary air m...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1984
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Volutidae Swanisoni Motutaraensis

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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New Zealand
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Yellow Peril fishing fly

Yellow Peril fishing fly

Noel Jetson collection
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Fishing lures
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Critchley Parker
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1930
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Anzac Day Cricket Match flyer

Anzac Day Cricket Match flyer

Brad West collection
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Ã?anakkale, Turkey
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Commonwealth War Graves Commission
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1998
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Round sticker 'NUCLEAR WEAPON FREE ZONE'

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Stickers
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New Zealand
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Nuclear Free Zone Committee, New Zealand
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1983
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New Zealand Loan & Mercantile Agency Co Ltd enamelled metal ...

Don Robinson collection
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New Zealand
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New Zealand Loan & Mercantile Agency Co Ltd
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1865
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'New Zealand, Australia and the United States Foreign Policy...

Elsie Gare collection no. 1
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Theses
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Alister Taylor
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1971
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The Bridges Narrabeen Pittwater N.S.W.

The Bridges Narrabeen Pittwater N.S.W.

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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Child's cream ceramic souvenir plate, Royal Tour 1949, decorated with koalas and gum leaves

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Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Commemorative plates
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Australia
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King George VI
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1948
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AUSTRALIAN XI NEW ZEALAND 1910

AUSTRALIAN XI NEW ZEALAND 1910

Nanette Ward collection
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New Zealand
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Kodak Ltd
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1910
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Scrapbook containing souvenir memorabilia from a tour to New Zealand by the Australian netball team 1966

Scrapbook containing souvenir memorabilia from a tour to New...

History of Netball - Gwen Benzie collection
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New Zealand
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Mrs Gwen Benzie
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1966
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Shorts worn by Rob Croll as a member of the Australian Boomerang Team at the 1996 World Championships in New Zealand

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Robert Croll Boomerang Competition collection
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Shorts
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New Zealand
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Rob Croll
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1996
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New Zealand Embassy Installation '85. David Lange Greeting '...

Benny Zable collection no. 2
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Benjamin 'Benny' Zable
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1985
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Two Muricidae Poirieria Zelandica shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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New Zealand
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Christmas play

Christmas play

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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New Zealand
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Two Carvings framed

Two Carvings framed

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Carvings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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