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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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Antarctica
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Mr Morris H. Meyers OBE
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1912
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Blinky Bill with the Eureka flag

Blinky Bill with the Eureka flag

Robert Darby collection no. 1
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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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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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Photographic postcards
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Antarctica
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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 cane ski stocks

Pair of cane ski stocks

Jessie Luckman collection
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Sports equipment
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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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Matchboxes
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England, United Kingdom
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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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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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1962
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Pair of hand knitted woollen mittens

Pair of hand knitted woollen mittens

Jessie Luckman 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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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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Military dress jacket

Military dress jacket

Dawn Laing collection no. 1
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Khaki woollen battle jacket

Khaki woollen battle jacket

Myrtle Ivy Lindsay collection
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Europe
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Myrtle I. Lindsay
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1945
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The Problem of Nutrition in Antarctic Expeditions

The Problem of Nutrition in Antarctic Expeditions

Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1958
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Wooden skis

Wooden skis

George and Robert Dovers collection
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Antarctica
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Robert G. Dovers
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1951
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Pair of unmatched overmittens

Pair of unmatched overmittens

Jessie Luckman collection
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Tracksuit jacket worn by Rob Croll as a member of the Australian Boomerang Team at the 1996 World Championships in New Zealand

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Robert Croll Boomerang Competition collection
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New Zealand
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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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Antarctica
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Mr John Henry Collinson Close
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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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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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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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1931
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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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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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1919
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Reversible pink jacket

Reversible pink jacket

Carmelo Mirabelli collection no. 1
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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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Pipe stands
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Macquarie Island, Tasmania, Australia
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1955
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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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'Grasshopper bindings' metal plate

'Grasshopper bindings' metal plate

Jessie Luckman collection
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Sports equipment
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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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Antarctica
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Antarctic Nuclear Weapons Free Zone Treaty
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1961
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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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Documents
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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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The Dash for the South Pole

The Dash for the South Pole

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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1908
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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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Discovery alongside the Barrier

Discovery alongside the Barrier

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Antarctica
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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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Antarctica
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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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Antarctica
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Sir Douglas Mawson
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1931
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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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Skis
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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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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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Antarctica
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Mr John Henry Collinson Close
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1911
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Bum bag

Bum bag

Jessie Luckman collection
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Belt pouches
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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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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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The History of Fur Seals on Macquarie Island

The History of Fur Seals on Macquarie Island

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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1963
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Child's skis

Child's skis

Margret Doring collection
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Canister made from food tins

Canister made from food tins

Sir Douglas Mawson collection
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Canisters
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Antarctica
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Sir Douglas Mawson
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1931
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Lang Hancock's short-sleeved summer prospecting jacket

Lang Hancock's short-sleeved summer prospecting jacket

Lang Hancock collection
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Mr Langley F. Hancock
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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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1965
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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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Photographic postcards
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Antarctica
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Riding habit

Riding habit

Springfield - Faithfull Family 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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Pocket compasses
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Antarctica
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Mr John Henry Collinson Close
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Pair of cane ski stocks

Pair of cane ski stocks

Jessie Luckman 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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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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Antarctica
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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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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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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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Photographic postcards
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1901
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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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Skiers Handbook

Skiers Handbook

Jessie Luckman collection
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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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Beige linen driving jacket

Beige linen driving jacket

Mary Ellerslie Massey collection
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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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