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Brass carriage clock in leather box used by Lord Forrest

Brass carriage clock in leather box used by Lord Forrest

Commonwealth Grants Commission collection
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Carriage clocks
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France
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Couaillet Family
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1892
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Souvenir Commemorating the Commencement of Work by the Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Authority, 1949

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Snowy Scheme - Ken Johnson collection
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Programs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Truth & Sportsman Ltd
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1949
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REMEMBER THE DREAMTIME WHEN WE WEREN'T RUNNING THINGS?

REMEMBER THE DREAMTIME WHEN WE WEREN'T RUNNING THINGS?

Les Tanner collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Les Tanner
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1991
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Plaster standing kangaroo on a stepped plinth

Plaster standing kangaroo on a stepped plinth

Terence Lane collection
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Animal figures
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1920
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Coprosnia Reptans

Coprosnia Reptans

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1875
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Cartoon depicting Pope John Paul II

Cartoon depicting Pope John Paul II

John Rogers collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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John Rogers
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1986
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THE BLOW HOLE TASMAN PENINSULAR PORT ARTHUR. TASMANIA.

THE BLOW HOLE TASMAN PENINSULAR PORT ARTHUR. TASMANIA.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Black and white photograph of the Tasmanian Team at the Interstate Lacrosse Carnival, Melbourne, 1912

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National Sports Information Centre collection
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Photographs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Tasmanian Lacrosse Team
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1912
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Wahlenbergia gracilis

Wahlenbergia gracilis

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1876
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Card to accompany cake

Card to accompany cake

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1900
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Pipe stand handcrafted from an elephant seal vertebra

Pipe stand handcrafted from an elephant seal vertebra

Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Pipe stands
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Macquarie Island, Tasmania, Australia
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1955
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Blechnum Cartilagineum

Blechnum Cartilagineum

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1873
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Alexandra Avenue, Melbourne, Vic

Alexandra Avenue, Melbourne, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Cartoon of Paul Keating's face on a dolphin body

Cartoon of Paul Keating's face on a dolphin body

Mark Knight collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Mark Knight
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1992
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Water jug

Water jug

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Jugs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Stokes & Sons
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1988
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CHOGM CUBE!

CHOGM CUBE!

Geoff Hook collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Geoffrey R. Hook
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1981
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Bourke St. Melbourne

Bourke St. Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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International Exhibition Victoria, 1873 medallion awarded to Wilhelm Greiffenhagen

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Wilhelm Greiffenhagen collection
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Medallions
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1873
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Memorandum relating to release of prisoners

Memorandum relating to release of prisoners

Robert Scates collection
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Government records
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Robert Scates
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1972
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Elsie Deane

Elsie Deane

Elsie Deane collection
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Business cards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Elsie Deane
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1937
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The Public Library, Melbourne, Vic.

The Public Library, Melbourne, Vic.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Australian Womes Cricket Vol 1, No 1 March 1938

Australian Womes Cricket Vol 1, No 1 March 1938

Alicia Walsh collection
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Journals
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian Women's Cricket Council
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1938
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Composing rule

Composing rule

Les Robertson collection
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Rulers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Leopard seals on Macquarie Island

Leopard seals on Macquarie Island

Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Magazine clippings
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1963
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Australian Test cricketers 1934, Anne?Palmer and Lorna Kettels

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Lorna Smith collection
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Photographs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd
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1934
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Lobelia rhombifolia

Lobelia rhombifolia

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1875
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Two page letter from John Close to Alice Close, 1911

Two page letter from John Close to Alice Close, 1911

John Collinson Close collection
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Letters
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Antarctica
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Mr John Henry Collinson Close
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1911
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Melbourne International Exhibition 1880 Gold Commissioner's Medal, presented to D.C. Sterry, 15 February 1879

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David Chaplin Sterry collection
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Commemorative medals
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1879
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Stencil for a violin F hole

Stencil for a violin F hole

Dods Violin and Viola collection
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Stencils
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr William W. Dods
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1920
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Brass button - Australian Military Forces

Brass button - Australian Military Forces

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Military buttons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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K C Luke Pty Ltd
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1914
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Hungarian popular science magazine - Termeszettudomanyi Kozlony

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Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Magazines
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Budapest, Hungary
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1964
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Khaki cotton sewing kit roll known as a 'housewife' issued to Sheila Ferguson on enlistment in the WAAAF

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Sheila Van Emden collection
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Sewing kits
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Penrith, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Sheila C. Van Emden
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1943
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Child's skis

Child's skis

Margret Doring collection
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Skis
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Collins Street, Melbourne, Vic

Collins Street, Melbourne, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Photograph of indigenous cricket team

Photograph of indigenous cricket team

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Photographic prints
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Cartoon depicting Treasurer Mr Paul Keating wearing a hat, which is marked 'Taxes', 'Reforms' and 'Perks', at a Press Club Luncheon

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John Rogers collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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John Rogers
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1987
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Educational Collections of Australia Plants, 1875

Educational Collections of Australia Plants, 1875

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Folders
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1875
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Tmesipteris Tannensis

Tmesipteris Tannensis

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1873
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Educational Collections of Australia Plants, 1876

Educational Collections of Australia Plants, 1876

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Folders
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1876
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Medicine jar

Medicine jar

Anne Girard collection
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Jars
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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ACI
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1934
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Portable geiger counter and ratemeter

Portable geiger counter and ratemeter

Bureau of Mineral Resources collection no. 1
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Geiger counters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Austronic Engineering Laboratories Pty Ltd
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Photograph of a group seated around a board table

Photograph of a group seated around a board table

Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1965
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City Skyline, Melbourne

City Skyline, Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Douglas Pratt
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1945
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Flinders Street, Melbourne

Flinders Street, Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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A Cattle Station in Australia

A Cattle Station in Australia

Bernard Freedman collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Atlas Press Pty Ltd
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1920
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You're the one

You're the one

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Australian Commonwealth Federation medallion

Australian Commonwealth Federation medallion

George and Sylvia Milne collection
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Medallions
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Stokes & Sons
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1901
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Circular cotton doily with a 'Hairpin Work' lace fringe, made in Orbost, Victoria, in the late 1800s

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Una May Irvine collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Orbost, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Helena E. Roadknight
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1870
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Wedding invitation

Wedding invitation

Margot Child collection
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Wedding invitations
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1942
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Pearl Faithfull wearing a pale-coloured dress

Pearl Faithfull wearing a pale-coloured dress

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Portrait photographs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Inez & Nina Hicks
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Ink bottle

Ink bottle

Les Robertson collection
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Ink bottles
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Pearl necklace given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her husband on their wedding anniversary in 1826

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Diana Baxter collection no. 1
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Necklaces
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Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1826
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River Yarra, Melbourne

River Yarra, Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Yarra River, Victoria, Australia
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Cartoon titled 'Don't mention the war'.

Cartoon titled 'Don't mention the war'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Matt Golding
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2001
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Styphelia virgata

Styphelia virgata

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1875
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C.I.C.D. Calendar

C.I.C.D. Calendar

Nicholas Abbey collection
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Calendars
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Campaign for International Co-operation and Disarmament
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1988
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Congenital Penis Malformation in Southern Elephant Seals

Congenital Penis Malformation in Southern Elephant Seals

Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Magazine clippings
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United States of America
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1966
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Views of the Federal Capital Territory. Australia

Views of the Federal Capital Territory. Australia

Bernice Spence Fryer collection
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Booklets
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Sir George F. Pearce
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1924
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Town Hall and Exhibition Building Melbourne

Town Hall and Exhibition Building Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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WTP
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Official Programme for the athletics on the 1st of December at the XVI Olympiad

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 3
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Programs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian Olympic Commitee
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1956
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