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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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Breeding of the Fur Seal, Arctocephalus forsteri Lesson, at Macquarie Island

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Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1958
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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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'NUCLEAR WEAPON FREE ZONE ANTARCTICA 1961'

'NUCLEAR WEAPON FREE ZONE ANTARCTICA 1961'

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Antarctic Nuclear Weapons Free Zone Treaty
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1961
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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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Two page newspaper article titled Sir Douglas Mawson, As I knew him, by John Close, 1919

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John Collinson Close collection
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Postcard titled 'Part of a pressed up ice ridge, Seal Bay', 'Discovery' Antarctica series, 4 December 1903

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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1903
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Black leather ski boots

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Jessie Luckman collection
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Captain Cook Bicentenary

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Gweneth Meyers collection
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Mr Morris H. Meyers OBE
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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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1901
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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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Child's skis

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Margret Doring collection
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Hungarian popular science magazine - Termeszettudomanyi Kozlony

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Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Three men and three dogs on the deck of a ship going to Antarctica

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Newspaper article by John Close, titled Captain John King Davis, 1929

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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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Leather bound brass telescope, used by John Close

Leather bound brass telescope, used by John Close

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Anodised red aluminium ashtray set into an elephant seal skull

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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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Qantas Boeing 707 VH-EBA aeroplane

Qantas Boeing 707 VH-EBA aeroplane

Gweneth Meyers collection
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Mr Morris H. Meyers OBE
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Head of Sea Leopard, side view

Head of Sea Leopard, side view

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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Photograph of three men grouped around electrical equipment

Photograph of three men grouped around electrical equipment

Gweneth Meyers collection
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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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Dr Csordas with heating branding irons

Dr Csordas with heating branding irons

Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Macquarie Island, Tasmania, Australia
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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Newspaper article titled Sir Douglas Mawson, As I knew him, by John Close, 1919

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John Collinson Close collection
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Newspaper article titled Through Icy Storms, by John Close

Newspaper article titled Through Icy Storms, by John Close

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Farthest South, Keen's Mustard

Farthest South, Keen's Mustard

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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The New Zealand Fur Seal, Arctocephlus Forsteri (Lesson) at Macquarie Island 1949-1964

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Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Macquarie Island, Tasmania, Australia
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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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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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Photograph of Morrie Meyers seated next to amateur radio equipment, September 1967

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Gweneth Meyers collection
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Mr Morris H. Meyers OBE
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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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Armitage's party

Armitage's party

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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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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Icepicks
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George H. Dovers
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1911
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Radio desk with amateur radio equipment, associated with Morrie Meyers, September 1967.

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Gweneth Meyers 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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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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CSIRO Wildlife Research: Studies on the Southern Elephant Seal.

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Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Booklets
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Macquarie Island, Tasmania, Australia
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R Carrick
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Pair of hand knitted woollen mittens

Pair of hand knitted woollen mittens

Jessie Luckman collection
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The Antartic compay in 'The Ticket of Leave'

The Antartic compay in 'The Ticket of Leave'

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Cream-coloured VK2VN amateur radio QSL card

Cream-coloured VK2VN amateur radio QSL card

Gweneth Meyers collection
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Mr Morris H. Meyers OBE
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Pocket compass in case, used by John Close

Pocket compass in case, used by John Close

John Collinson Close collection
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Pocket compasses
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Mr John Henry Collinson Close
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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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Sir Douglas Mawson
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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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Pipes
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Macquarie Island, Tasmania, Australia
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1959
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Qantas Boeing 707 aeroplane

Qantas Boeing 707 aeroplane

Gweneth Meyers collection
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Mr Morris H. Meyers OBE
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Orange-coloured VK2VN amateur radio QSL card

Orange-coloured VK2VN amateur radio QSL card

Gweneth Meyers collection
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Mr Morris H. Meyers OBE
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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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Skiers Handbook

Skiers Handbook

Jessie Luckman collection
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Captain Cook Bicentenary

Captain Cook Bicentenary

Gweneth Meyers collection
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Mr Morris H. Meyers OBE
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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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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1955
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Yellow-coloured VK2VN amateur radio QSL card

Yellow-coloured VK2VN amateur radio QSL card

Gweneth Meyers collection
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Mr Morris H. Meyers OBE
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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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Qantas Boeing 707 aeroplane

Qantas Boeing 707 aeroplane

Gweneth Meyers collection
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Mr Morris H. Meyers OBE
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Aboriginal painting depicting a man hunting kangaroos and a commercial drawing of a V-jet.

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Gweneth Meyers collection
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Mr Morris H. Meyers OBE
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Bum bag

Bum bag

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

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Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions
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A light blue and white-coloured VK2VN amateur radio QSL card

A light blue and white-coloured VK2VN amateur radio QSL card

Gweneth Meyers collection
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Mr Morris H. Meyers OBE
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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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Diaries
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George H. Dovers
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Pair of cane ski stocks

Pair of cane ski stocks

Jessie Luckman collection
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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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