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Handwritten letter to Arthur Cocks & Co Ltd, with stamps from W R Williams, Chemist, Manly

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Gweneth Meyers collection
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Arthur Cocks & Co. Ltd
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Card with text

Card with text

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Pair of cane ski stocks

Pair of cane ski stocks

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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Farthest South, Keen's Mustard

Farthest South, Keen's Mustard

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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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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Antarctica
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1903
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Ski Illustrated; America's foremost skiing magazine, January 1943

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Jessie Luckman collection
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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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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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Antarctica
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Mr John Henry Collinson Close
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Fleece-lined mittens worn by Edgar W Percival

Fleece-lined mittens worn by Edgar W Percival

Frederick Edmunds collection
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Maylands, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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1979
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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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Test chart

Test chart

Gweneth Meyers collection
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Mitten made from the base of a hessian sack

Mitten made from the base of a hessian sack

ET Fealy collection
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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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'Grasshopper bindings' metal plate

'Grasshopper bindings' metal plate

Jessie Luckman collection
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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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Qantas Boeing 707 aeroplane

Qantas Boeing 707 aeroplane

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Mr Morris H. Meyers OBE
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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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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1965
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Mitten made from the base of a hessian sack

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ET Fealy collection
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Handwritten note dated

Handwritten note dated "May 15 1957"

Gweneth Meyers collection
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W.R. Williams Chemist
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1957
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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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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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Qantas Boeing 707 VH-EBH aeroplane

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Mr Morris H. Meyers OBE
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Hand-knitted woollen mittens in red and white

Hand-knitted woollen mittens in red and white

Fiona Reynolds collection
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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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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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Mitten made from the base of a hessian sack

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ET Fealy collection
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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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Antarctica
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Mr John Henry Collinson Close
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Qantas Boeing 707 VH-EBH aeroplane

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Gweneth Meyers collection
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Mr Morris H. Meyers OBE
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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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Registered envelope addressed to J H Collinson Close, Mosman, NSW

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John Collinson Close collection
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Mr John Henry Collinson Close
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Knitted mittens

Knitted mittens

Alisa Lawton collection
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Mitten made from the base of a hessian sack

Mitten made from the base of a hessian sack

ET Fealy collection
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Page's dog Qus

Page's dog Qus

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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Handwritten note regarding the fitting of new frames

Handwritten note regarding the fitting of new frames

Gweneth Meyers collection
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Notes
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1958
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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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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Price list for stock lenses

Price list for stock lenses

Gweneth Meyers collection
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Newspaper article titled Through Icy Storms, by John Close

Newspaper article titled Through Icy Storms, by John Close

John Collinson Close 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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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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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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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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1964
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The Kostules Rule

The Kostules Rule

Gweneth Meyers collection
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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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Antarctica
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Sir Douglas Mawson
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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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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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'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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Paddy Pallin brand canvas 'A' frame backpack

Paddy Pallin brand canvas 'A' frame backpack

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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Newspaper article by John Close, titled Captain John King Davis, 1929

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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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1929
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Discovery alongside the Barrier

Discovery alongside the Barrier

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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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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Handwritten note for a reorder of

Handwritten note for a reorder of "demiamber shell frames", ...

Gweneth Meyers collection
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1955
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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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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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Antarctica
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Hungarian popular science magazine - Termeszettudomanyi Kozlony

Hungarian popular science magazine - Termeszettudomanyi Kozl...

Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Magazines
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Budapest, Hungary
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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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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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Bum bag

Bum bag

Jessie Luckman collection
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