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Letter of "proclamation read and flag planted on McRobertson...

Sir Douglas Mawson collection
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Bamboo pipe

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Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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1914
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Pair of cane ski stocks

Pair of cane ski stocks

Jessie Luckman collection
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Leather bound brass telescope, used by John Close

Leather bound brass telescope, used by John Close

John Collinson Close collection
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Mr John Henry Collinson Close
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Dogwatch

Dogwatch

Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1989
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Cartoon titled 'Royal Macquarie Hospital'

Cartoon titled 'Royal Macquarie Hospital'

Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Macquarie Island, Tasmania, Australia
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George Kasasayas
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1955
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Proclamation of British sovereignty over King George V Land (Antarctica), signed by Sir Douglas Mawson, 1931

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Sir Douglas Mawson collection
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Bamboo pipe

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Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1912
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Ashtray handcrafted from an elephant seal vertebra

Ashtray handcrafted from an elephant seal vertebra

Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Macquarie Island, Tasmania, Australia
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1955
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Bamboo pipe

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Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Typed transcript of the handwritten proclamation McRobertson Land on dated February 18th 1931

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Sir Douglas Mawson collection
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Sir Douglas Mawson
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Canister made from food tins

Canister made from food tins

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Sir Douglas Mawson
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Discovery alongside the Barrier

Discovery alongside the Barrier

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bamboo pipe

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Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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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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Macquarie Island, Tasmania, Australia
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1955
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Bamboo pipe

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Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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1914
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Three page folded letter from John Close to Alice Close, Antarctica 1911

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John Collinson Close collection
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Skiers Handbook

Skiers Handbook

Jessie Luckman collection
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Paddy Pallin brand canvas 'A' frame backpack

Paddy Pallin brand canvas 'A' frame backpack

Jessie Luckman collection
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Five loose pages of diary with entries by John Close, 1912

Five loose pages of diary with entries by John Close, 1912

John Collinson Close collection
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The History of Fur Seals on Macquarie Island

The History of Fur Seals on Macquarie Island

Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1963
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Bryant and May 'Wax Vestas' match box, used by John Close to store Morse Code

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John Collinson Close collection
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England, United Kingdom
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Ski Illustrated; America's foremost skiing magazine, January 1943

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Jessie Luckman collection
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1943
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Pipe with a stem handcrafted from a Giant Petrel bone

Pipe with a stem handcrafted from a Giant Petrel bone

Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Macquarie Island, Tasmania, Australia
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1959
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Diary of George Dovers, Antarctica 1911-1913

Diary of George Dovers, Antarctica 1911-1913

George and Robert Dovers collection
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George H. Dovers
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1911
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Seven page letter from John Close to Alice Close, Antarctica 1911

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John Collinson Close collection
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Bamboo pipe

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Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Paddy Pallin brand canvas 'A' frame backpack

Paddy Pallin brand canvas 'A' frame backpack

Jessie Luckman collection
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Bamboo pipe

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Edmund Milne collection
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Papua, Indonesia
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Six page letter from John Close to Alice Close, Antarctica 1911

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John Collinson Close collection
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1911
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Pair of cane ski stocks

Pair of cane ski stocks

Jessie Luckman collection
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Icepick used on 1911-1913 Australian Antarctic Expedition

Icepick used on 1911-1913 Australian Antarctic Expedition

George and Robert Dovers collection
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George H. Dovers
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'NUCLEAR WEAPON FREE ZONE ANTARCTICA 1961'

'NUCLEAR WEAPON FREE ZONE ANTARCTICA 1961'

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Antarctic Nuclear Weapons Free Zone Treaty
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1961
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Black leather ski boots

Black leather ski boots

Jessie Luckman collection
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Start of the southern depot party

Start of the southern depot party

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bamboo pipe

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Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr S D. Burrows
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Bamboo pipe

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Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

Papuan Official collection
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Certificate awarded to A.J. Crombie, for service in Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions, 1970

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Department of Productivity collection
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Discovery alongside the barrier

Discovery alongside the barrier

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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'Grasshopper bindings' metal plate

'Grasshopper bindings' metal plate

Jessie Luckman collection
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Harnessing in dogs and preparing to start, Captain's sledge party

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Seal Bay - part of a pressed up ice ridge

Seal Bay - part of a pressed up ice ridge

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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W.A.V.E. - newsletter of Polly Woodside Volunteers Association, no.48 Sept 1989

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Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1989
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Brewarrina, New South Wales, Australia
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Bamboo pipe

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Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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Antartic sports - start of the ski flat race

Antartic sports - start of the ski flat race

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Bamboo pipe

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Papuan Official collection
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Registered envelope addressed to J H Collinson Close, Mosman, NSW

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John Collinson Close collection
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Hungarian popular science magazine - Termeszettudomanyi Kozlony

Hungarian popular science magazine - Termeszettudomanyi Kozl...

Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Budapest, Hungary
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1964
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Bum bag

Bum bag

Jessie Luckman collection
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The Dash for the South Pole

The Dash for the South Pole

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Bamboo pipe

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Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Pair of hand knitted woollen mittens

Pair of hand knitted woollen mittens

Jessie Luckman collection
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Pair of unmatched overmittens

Pair of unmatched overmittens

Jessie Luckman collection
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Harnessing the dogs and preparing to start on a sledging expedition

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Hungarian popular science magazine - Termeszettudomanyi Kozlony

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Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Budapest, Hungary
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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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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Kiandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Geoffrey Yen
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1860
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Hungarian popular science magazine - Termeszettudomanyi Kozlony

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Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Budapest, Hungary
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Emperor penquin rookery at commencement of Great Barrier

Emperor penquin rookery at commencement of Great Barrier

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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