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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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Bare knuckle boxing trophy presented to Australian boxer William Sparkes in England in 1847

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North Austral collection
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London, England
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1800
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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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Ashtrays
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Macquarie Island, Tasmania, Australia
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1955
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Pratt Ware oval plaque portrait of Captain James Cook

Pratt Ware oval plaque portrait of Captain James Cook

Pratt Ware Portrait Plaque Captain Cook collection
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Plaques
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Captain James Cook
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Clear glass bowl to commemorate Australia's Centenary in 1888

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Terence Lane collection
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Sunderland, England
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Greener & Co
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1887
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Pair of hand knitted woollen mittens

Pair of hand knitted woollen mittens

Jessie Luckman collection
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Boomerang

Boomerang

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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'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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1883 Grubb Refractor Telescope

1883 Grubb Refractor Telescope

Darren Benson collection
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1883
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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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Photographic postcards
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Antarctica
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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Ein Kanot nebst einigen Landesbewohnern aus Lord-Mulgrave's-Insel

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The Christensen Fund collection no. 2
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Torres Strait, ,
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R Cleveley
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1791
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Pair of cane ski stocks

Pair of cane ski stocks

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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1931
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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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Mr John Henry Collinson Close
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Armitage's party

Armitage's party

Josef Lebovic Gallery 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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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-panel mural of postage stamps, which depicts the flag-raising ceremony at Sydney Cove in 1788, Bicentenary of Australia, 1788-1988

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Garnet Watkins collection
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Murals
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Bentley, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Alban Watkins
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1981
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Oak oil stone

Oak oil stone

George Henry Taylor collection
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Sharpening stones
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr George H. Taylor
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1790
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Three page folded 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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1912
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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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Port-Jackson -

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The Christensen Fund collection no. 2
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New South Wales, Australia
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R Cleveley
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1791
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'Grasshopper bindings' metal plate

'Grasshopper bindings' metal plate

Jessie Luckman collection
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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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Gold pocket watch presented to William Faithfull by Joseph Foveaux in 1801

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Pocket watches
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London, England
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Brockbanks [chronometer Makers]
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1800
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting John Macarthur

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Coles-Myer collection
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Victoria, Australia
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Coles-Myer Ltd
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1766
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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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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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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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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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Port-Jackson, Nlle Hollande.  Ceremonie preliminaire d'un mariage, chez les sauvages

Port-Jackson, Nlle Hollande. Ceremonie preliminaire d'un ma...

The Christensen Fund collection no. 2
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New South Wales, Australia
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Nicholas Petit
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1800
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Discovery alongside the barrier

Discovery alongside the barrier

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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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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Magazine clippings
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Macquarie Island, Tasmania, Australia
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1965
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'An Account of the English Colony in NSW' Volume 2

'An Account of the English Colony in NSW' Volume 2

David Collins collection
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London, England
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1802
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Bird hunting boomerang, attributed to Victoria, mid 19th century

Bird hunting boomerang, attributed to Victoria, mid 19th cen...

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Victoria, Australia
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1800
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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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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting Matthew Flinders

Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting Matthe...

Coles-Myer collection
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Victoria, Australia
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Coles-Myer Ltd
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1774
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Poster - Tall ships, Tall Stories, Resistance Every Day Since 1788...

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Kerry Browning collection
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Political posters
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Australia
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1988
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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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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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Skiers Handbook

Skiers Handbook

Jessie Luckman collection
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Page's dog Qus

Page's dog Qus

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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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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1911
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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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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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A Singular Animal Called Kanguroo Found on the Coast of New Holland

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Terence Lane collection
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Engravings
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England, United Kingdom
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George Stubbs
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1800
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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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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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Antarctica
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Mr John Henry Collinson Close
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Terra Australis or Australia, the Parts Explored Between 1798 and 1803 by Matthew Flinders

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Matthew Flinders collection
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Atlases
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London, England
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Captain Matthew Flinders
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1814
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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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Page's dog, Qus

Page's dog, Qus

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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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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Pair of cane ski stocks

Pair of cane ski stocks

Jessie Luckman collection
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Sports equipment
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Discovery alongside the Barrier

Discovery alongside the Barrier

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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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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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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1908
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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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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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Souvenir plate - Bicentenary of Australia

Souvenir plate - Bicentenary of Australia

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative plates
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Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1788
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Child's skis

Child's skis

Margret Doring collection
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