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Pair of wooden skis made from hand-cut mountain ash, with leather bindings

Pair of wooden skis made from hand-cut mountain ash, with le...

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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Six page letter from John Close to Alice Close, Antarctica 1911

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John Collinson Close collection
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Mr John Henry Collinson Close
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1911
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Part of a pressed up ice ridge, Seal Bay

Part of a pressed up ice ridge, Seal Bay

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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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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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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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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Captain Cook Bicentenary

Captain Cook Bicentenary

Gweneth Meyers collection
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Mr Morris H. Meyers OBE
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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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Paddy Pallin brand canvas 'A' frame backpack

Paddy Pallin brand canvas 'A' frame backpack

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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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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Registered envelope addressed to J H Collinson Close, Mosman, NSW

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John Collinson Close collection
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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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Captain Cook Bicentenary

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Gweneth Meyers collection
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Mr Morris H. Meyers OBE
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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-EBH aeroplane

Qantas Boeing 707 VH-EBH aeroplane

Gweneth Meyers collection
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Mr Morris H. Meyers OBE
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Qantas aeroplane Super Constellation

Qantas aeroplane Super Constellation

Gweneth Meyers collection
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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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Pair of cane ski stocks

Pair of cane ski stocks

Jessie Luckman collection
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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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Captain Cook Bicentenary

Captain Cook Bicentenary

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

Child's skis

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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Budapest, Hungary
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1964
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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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Black leather ski boots

Black leather ski boots

Jessie Luckman collection
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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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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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1964
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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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Pair of cane ski stocks

Pair of cane ski stocks

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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Department of Productivity collection
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Antarctica
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Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions
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1971
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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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Backpacks
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Qantas Boeing 707 VH-EBH aeroplane

Qantas Boeing 707 VH-EBH aeroplane

Gweneth Meyers collection
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Mr Morris H. Meyers OBE
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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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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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Newspaper clippings
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Antarctica
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Mr John Henry Collinson Close
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1919
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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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Dog-sled runners

Dog-sled runners

George and Robert Dovers collection
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Antarctica
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George H. Dovers
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1911
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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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Antarctica
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1987
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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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Dog-sled runners

Dog-sled runners

George and Robert Dovers collection
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George H. Dovers
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1911
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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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Antarctica
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1987
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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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Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions Club dark...

Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Jumpers
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Australia
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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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Geological specimens
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Antarctica
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1993
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Cape Grim Air Archive bottle 1

Cape Grim Air Archive bottle 1

CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere collection
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1970
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Cross country skis

Elaine Allen collection
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Dark timber skis with metal edges and pointed tips

Fiona Reynolds collection
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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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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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Fritz Weselman
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1898
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Newspaper article titled Ice-Pack To Coral Sea, by John Close, 1923

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John Collinson Close collection
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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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Pair of ski skins

Jessie Luckman collection
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Pair of heavy timber skis with pointed tips and metal edges

Fiona Reynolds collection
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