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Dogwatch

Dogwatch

Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Booklets
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1989
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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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Newspaper article titled Antarctic Medals, mentioning John Close, 1916

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John Collinson Close collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Antarctica
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The Sydney Morning Herald
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1916
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Shifting spanner

Shifting spanner

Phillip Porta collection
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Wrenches
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Adelong, New South Wales, Australia
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John H. Gillman
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1850
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Large fleece of superfine wool from the Macarthur merino flock, Camden Park, Sydney

Large fleece of superfine wool from the Macarthur merino flo...

Ermenegildo Zegna collection no. 1
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Wool specimens
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Camden Park, New South Wales, Australia
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John Macarthur
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1988
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Photographic glass plate positive depicting group of men with gold mining cradle

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Richard Daintree collection
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Glass plate positives
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Queensland, Australia
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Richard Daintree
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1860
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Armitage's party

Armitage's party

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Antarctica
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting explorers Burke and Wills

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Coles-Myer collection
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Commemorative medals
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Victoria, Australia
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Coles-Myer Ltd
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1860
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Burnished, wooden fighting club

Burnished, wooden fighting club

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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Clubs
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North-west NSW, Australia
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1800
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Stone plague on prison wall - 'ANNODOMINI M.DCCCXXXI' Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Stone plague on prison wall - 'ANNODOMINI M.DCCCXXXI' Campbe...

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Bunch of keys from HM Prison Campbell St Hobart

Bunch of keys from HM Prison Campbell St Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Map of Burke and Wills' route from Cooper's Creek to Carpentaria

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Burke and Wills collection
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Maps
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Office of Lands and Survey, Melbourne
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1861
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Medal to commemorate the bicentenary of the discovery of the east coast of Australia by Captain James Cook

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TE Hanley collection no. 1
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Commemorative medals
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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James Berry
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1969
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club ledger, 1855 to 1860

Tirranna Picnic Race Club ledger, 1855 to 1860

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Ledgers
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1855
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Glass photographic magic lantern slide of a thylacine at the London Zoo

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David Seth-Smith collection
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London Zoo, London, England
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Mr David Seth-Smith
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1850
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Child's white chamois leather boots

Child's white chamois leather boots

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Boots
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1860
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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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Photographic postcards
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Antarctica
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Warden at opened trap door for the gallows Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

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Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Black leather ski boots

Black leather ski boots

Jessie Luckman collection
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Ski boots
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John Poole Marine Chronometer No 2659, with accessories in a wooden case

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Department of Defence collection
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London, England
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John Poole
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1855
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Burnished, wooden boomerang incised with decorative designs

Burnished, wooden boomerang incised with decorative designs

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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North-west NSW, Australia
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1800
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Harvest of Endurance: A History of the Chinese in Australia 1788-1988

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Australia-China Friendship Society collection
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Scrolls
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Australia
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Mr Mo Xiangyi
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1987
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Water bottle used by explorer Robert O'Hara Burke on his 1860-1861 expedition to the Gulf of Carpentaria

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Robert O'Hara Burke collection
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Water containers
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Victoria, Australia
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Robert O. Burke
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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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Antarctica
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Mr John Henry Collinson Close
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1911
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Gt. Collins St., looking East, from Wesleyan Chapel, Melbourne, in the 'Fifties'.

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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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1850
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Approach to Richmond, from North Bank of Yarra Yarra, in the 'Fifties'

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1850
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Poster titled 'Telephone services link together the people of all nations'

Poster titled 'Telephone services link together the people o...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Skiers Handbook

Skiers Handbook

Jessie Luckman collection
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Handbooks
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Black knit miser's purse

Black knit miser's purse

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Purses
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1860
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Report detailing the results of the Magnetical, Nautical and Meteorological Observations...

Report detailing the results of the Magnetical, Nautical and...

Burke and Wills collection
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Reports
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Professor Georg B. von Neumayer
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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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Magazines
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Budapest, Hungary
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1964
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Cartoon titled 'Royal Macquarie Hospital'

Cartoon titled 'Royal Macquarie Hospital'

Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Cartoons
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Macquarie Island, Tasmania, Australia
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George Kasasayas
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1955
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Farthest South, Keen's Mustard

Farthest South, Keen's Mustard

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Antarctica
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Keen's Mustard
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Pair of cane ski stocks

Pair of cane ski stocks

Jessie Luckman collection
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Sports equipment
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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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Photographic postcards
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Antarctica
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Mr Morris H. Meyers OBE
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1912
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Clear glass plate marked Advance Australia, to commemorate Australia's centenary in 1888

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Terence Lane collection
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Commemorative plates
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England
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1887
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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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1965
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Landau known as 'The Ranken Coach'

Landau known as 'The Ranken Coach'

Royal Australian Historical Society collection no. 1
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Horse drawn coaches
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Scotland
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Mr George Ranken
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1821
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Letter dated 16 May 1844, signed by Thomas Thansell (?)

Letter dated 16 May 1844, signed by Thomas Thansell (?)

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Letters
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1844
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Pokerwork decorated club, attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

Pokerwork decorated club, attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Clubs
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1800
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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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Photographic postcards
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Antarctica
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Photographic glass plate positive depicting Aboriginal men standing in front of weatherboard building

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Richard Daintree collection
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Glass plate positives
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Queensland, Australia
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Richard Daintree
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1860
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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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Album of pressed seaweed specimens collected by Charles Morrison around Port Phillip Bay, 1852 -1882

Album of pressed seaweed specimens collected by Charles Morr...

Charles Morrison collection
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Botanical specimens
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Port Phillip Bay, Victoria, Australia
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Charles Morrison
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1852
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St. Paul's Church from the South End of Swanston St., Melbourne, in the 'Fifties'

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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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1850
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1834-1934 matchbox holder souvenir of the Melbourne and Victorian Centenary celebrations

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Reverend John Grosse collection
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Matchbox holders
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Reverend John Grosse
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1834
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Tirranna Race Club account book, 1855 to 1867

Tirranna Race Club account book, 1855 to 1867

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Account books
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1855
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Prison padlock

Prison padlock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Padlocks
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Bunch of keys marked HM Prison Campbell St Hobart 1834-1966

Bunch of keys marked HM Prison Campbell St Hobart 1834-1966

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Keys
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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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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Letter - Sworn statement by John Dunn, 16 May 1844

Letter - Sworn statement by John Dunn, 16 May 1844

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Letters
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1844
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Parkinson & Frodsham Marine Chronometer No 3617 in a wooden case

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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Parkinson & Frodsham
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1840
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Mr. W. H. Eddison,

Mr. W. H. Eddison, "Yamba" Cotter Road, Canberra

Marion Douglas and Pamela Yonge collection
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Business cards
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England, United Kingdom
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Walter H. Eddison
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1860
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Poster - Tall ships, Tall Stories, Resistance Every Day Since 1788...

Poster - Tall ships, Tall Stories, Resistance Every Day Sinc...

Kerry Browning collection
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Political posters
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Australia
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1988
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National Model and Training School, Melbourne, in the 'Fifties

National Model and Training School, Melbourne, in the 'Fifti...

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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1850
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Poster titled 'The Australian Post Office still pioneers new and dependable methods of communication'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Colt Model 1851 Navy revolver with accompanying leather holster and label referring to the bushranger incident.

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Revolvers
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United States of America
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Samuel Colt
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1850
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Ski Illustrated; America's foremost skiing magazine, January 1943

Ski Illustrated; America's foremost skiing magazine, January...

Jessie Luckman collection
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Magazines
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1943
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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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Paddy Pallin brand canvas 'A' frame backpack

Paddy Pallin brand canvas 'A' frame backpack

Jessie Luckman collection
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