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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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Antarctica
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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Antarctica
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Mr John Henry Collinson Close
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1911
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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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Paddy Pallin brand canvas 'A' frame backpack

Paddy Pallin brand canvas 'A' frame backpack

Jessie Luckman collection
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Pair of cane ski stocks

Pair of cane ski stocks

Jessie Luckman collection
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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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Mr John Henry Collinson Close
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1911
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Qantas aeroplane Super Constellation

Qantas aeroplane Super Constellation

Gweneth Meyers collection
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Mr Morris H. Meyers OBE
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Letter of

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Sir Douglas Mawson collection
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Antarctica
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Sir Douglas Mawson
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1931
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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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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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The Dash for the South Pole

The Dash for the South Pole

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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1908
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Page's dog Qus

Page's dog Qus

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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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 aeroplane Constellation

Qantas aeroplane Constellation

Gweneth Meyers collection
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Mr Morris H. Meyers OBE
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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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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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Antarctica
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George H. Dovers
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1911
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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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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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1955
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Child's skis

Child's skis

Margret Doring collection
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Postcard titled 'Seal Bay, part of a pressed up ice ridge', 'Discovery' Antarctica series

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

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Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Budapest, Hungary
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1964
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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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Mr Morris H. Meyers OBE
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Emperor penguin rookery at commencement of Great Barrier

Emperor penguin rookery at commencement of Great Barrier

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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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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Southern Ocean, ,
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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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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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Skiers Handbook

Skiers Handbook

Jessie Luckman collection
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Pair of cane ski stocks

Pair of cane ski stocks

Jessie Luckman collection
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Newspaper article titled Antarctic Medals, mentioning John Close, 1916

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John Collinson Close collection
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Antarctica
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The Sydney Morning Herald
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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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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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1955
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Discovery alongside the barrier

Discovery alongside the barrier

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

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Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Budapest, Hungary
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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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Mr John Henry Collinson Close
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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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Manual for ski babies by Fritz Heinrich

Manual for ski babies by Fritz Heinrich

Jessie Luckman collection
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Wooden skis

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George and Robert Dovers collection
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Antarctica
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Robert G. Dovers
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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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Photograph of three men grouped around electrical equipment

Photograph of three men grouped around electrical equipment

Gweneth Meyers collection
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Mr Morris H. Meyers OBE
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Discovery alongside the Barrier

Discovery alongside the Barrier

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Radio operator in the Antarctic, dated 1912

Radio operator in the Antarctic, dated 1912

Gweneth Meyers collection
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Mr Morris H. Meyers OBE
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1912
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'Gas trap' 1 designed by David Etheridge

'Gas trap' 1 designed by David Etheridge

CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere collection
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1987
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Homemade wooden skis

Jessie Luckman collection
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Wandering Elephant Seal

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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1964
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Pair of heavy timber skis with pointed tips and metal edges

Fiona Reynolds collection
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'Gas trap' 2 designed by David Etheridge

'Gas trap' 2 designed by David Etheridge

CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere collection
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Antarctica
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1987
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Dark timber skis with metal edges and pointed tips

Fiona Reynolds collection
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Pair of ski skins

Jessie Luckman collection
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Antarctic stone fragments collected by David Etheridge

Antarctic stone fragments collected by David Etheridge

CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere collection
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1993
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Cape Grim Air Archive bottle 2

Cape Grim Air Archive bottle 2

CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere collection
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Gas cylinders
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1970
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Red lacquered telescope case, used by John Close

Red lacquered telescope case, used by John Close

John Collinson Close collection
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Mr John Henry Collinson Close
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Canvas bag addressed to Mrs J.H. Close, containing two rock samples

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John Collinson Close collection
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Wooden skis

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George and Robert Dovers collection
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Robert G. Dovers
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1951
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Wooden skis

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George and Robert Dovers collection
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Robert G. Dovers
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Pair of handmade wooden skis made by Fritz Weselman

Fritz Weselman skis collection
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Kiandra, New South Wales, Australia
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'Cheese grater' and cover designed by David Etheridge

'Cheese grater' and cover designed by David Etheridge

CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere collection
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1987
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Cross country skis

Elaine Allen collection
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Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions Club dark...

Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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