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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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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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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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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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Royal Society of London Cook Medal

Royal Society of London Cook Medal

Royal Society Cook Medal collection
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London, England
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Lewis Pingo
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1784
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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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The Sydney Morning Herald
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1916
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Australian Overseas Fleet

Australian Overseas Fleet

John Beagle collection
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Handbills
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Tony Alfreddo
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1983
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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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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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Antarctica
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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Seated Staffordshire porcelain figurine of Captain James Cook

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Staffordshire Figurine collection
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Alpha Factory
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1845
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Postcard titled

Postcard titled"Captain Cook, Born 1728, Discovered Australi...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Taree, New South Wales, Australia
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HMB Endeavour
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1907
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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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Kiandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Geoffrey Yen
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1860
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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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Antarctica
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Circular silk sampler map of the western hemisphere that indicate the routes of Captain James Cook's three voyages

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Embroidered Map Samplers collection
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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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Small magnifying glass, given to astronomer William Bayly by Captain James Cook on his third voyage

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Captain Cook Magnifier collection
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1776
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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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'L'immortel Cook', a marble portrait bust of Captain James Cook after the artist Pajou

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Captain Cook Portrait Bust collection
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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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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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Captain James Cook
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1780
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Skiers Handbook

Skiers Handbook

Jessie Luckman 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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Canister made from food tins

Canister made from food tins

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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Brass telescope eyepiece used by Captain John Gore

Brass telescope eyepiece used by Captain John Gore

Jack Gallaway collection
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London, England
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Peter Dollond
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1761
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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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Discovery alongside the Barrier

Discovery alongside the Barrier

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Three page folded letter from John Close to Alice Close, Antarctica 1911

Three page folded letter from John Close to Alice Close, Ant...

John Collinson Close collection
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Antarctica
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Mr John Henry Collinson Close
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1912
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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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Black leather ski boots

Black leather ski boots

Jessie Luckman collection
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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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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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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1964
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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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Page's dog, Qus

Page's dog, Qus

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Antarctica
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Lookstick used by Rear Admiral John Gore

Lookstick used by Rear Admiral John Gore

Jack Gallaway collection
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Telescopes
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London, England
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Gilbert and Co London
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1800
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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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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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Antarctica
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Armitage's party

Armitage's party

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Scale model of HMB Endeavour

Scale model of HMB Endeavour

Donald Maclurcan collection no. 1
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Small scale models
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Neutral Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Donald C. Maclurcan
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1985
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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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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1964
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CSIRO Wildlife Research: Studies on the Southern Elephant Seal.

CSIRO Wildlife Research: Studies on the Southern Elephant Se...

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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Glass lens and brass lens cover for a telescope used by Rear Admiral John Gore

Glass lens and brass lens cover for a telescope used by Rear...

Jack Gallaway collection
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Captain John Gore
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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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Sir Douglas Mawson
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Child's drawing - Captain Cook by Ricky Whitton, Sydney NSW

Child's drawing - Captain Cook by Ricky Whitton, Sydney NSW

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ricky Whitton
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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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Newsletters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1989
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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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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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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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1901
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Pair of unmatched overmittens

Pair of unmatched overmittens

Jessie Luckman collection
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Mittens
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Wedgwood & Bentley blue jasper medallion portrait of navigator and explorer Captain James Cook, RN

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Wedgwood & Bentley Portrait Medallions collection
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Portrait medallions
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England
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Wedgwood
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1779
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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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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1964
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1883 Grubb Refractor Telescope

1883 Grubb Refractor Telescope

Darren Benson collection
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Telescopes
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1883
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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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Antarctica
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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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Keen's Mustard
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Anodised red aluminium ashtray set into an elephant seal skull

Anodised red aluminium ashtray set into an elephant seal sku...

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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Head of Sea Leopard, side view

Head of Sea Leopard, side view

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Antarctica
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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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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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Pipes
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Macquarie Island, Tasmania, Australia
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1959
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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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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1958
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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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