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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

Three-panel mural of postage stamps, which depicts the flag-...

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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Clear glass plate marked Advance Australia, to commemorate Australia's centenary in 1888

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Terence Lane collection
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England
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1887
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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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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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Aboriginal breastplate for U Robert, King of Big Leather and Big River Tribes

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Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Gwydir River, New South Wales, Australia
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1800
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Matthew Flinders' 'A Voyage to Terra Australis' (1814), Volume 1

Matthew Flinders' 'A Voyage to Terra Australis' (1814), Volu...

Matthew Flinders collection
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Travel books
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London, England
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Captain Matthew Flinders
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1814
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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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Stream anchor from Matthew Flinders' ship the 'Investigator'

Stream anchor from Matthew Flinders' ship the 'Investigator'

Matthew Flinders collection
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Anchors
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Middle Island, Recherche Archipelago, Western Australia, Australia
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Captain Matthew Flinders
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1803
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'An Historic Retrospect on the occasion of the 150th Anniversary Celebrations of the Founding of Australia' - colour publication printed for the 150th Anniversary Celebrations of Australia, 1938.

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Noble Numismatics collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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S T Leigh & Co Pty Ltd
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1938
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Matthew Flinders' 'A Voyage to Terra Australis' (1814) , Volume 2

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Matthew Flinders collection
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Travel books
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London, England
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Captain Matthew Flinders
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1814
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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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London, England
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1814
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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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Black, white and pink leaflet printed for Australia's 150th Anniversary in 1938

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Noble Numismatics collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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Australia's 150th Anniversary Celebrations Council
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1938
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Vue de la Cote Orientale de l'Ile Schouten

Vue de la Cote Orientale de l'Ile Schouten

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Paris, France
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Charles A. Lesueur
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1803
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Lil-lil club

Lil-lil 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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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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Large fleece of superfine wool from the Macarthur merino flock, Camden Park, Sydney

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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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Boomerang

Boomerang

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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North-west NSW, Australia
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1800
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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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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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1780
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Habitations XV

Habitations XV

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Paris, France
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Charles A. Lesueur
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1803
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Homo Australis

Homo Australis

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Australia
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Mr John Kron
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1999
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Nouvelle-Hollande: Nelle Galles du Sud.  Norou-Gal-Derri s'avancant pour combattre. -

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The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Paris, France
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Nicholas Petit
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1803
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Family Bible

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bibles
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Glasgow, Scotland
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William Collins, Sons and Co.
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1800
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Brass latch for chronometer, used in HMAS Australia

Department of Defence collection
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Fasteners
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London, England
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Parkinson & Frodsham
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1800
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Early Colonial Australian powderhorn

Early Colonial Australian powderhorn

Australian Colonial Powder Horn collection
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Firearms accessories
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South-east Australia, Australia
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1800
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Brass fastening pin for latch on chronometer, used in HMAS A...

Department of Defence collection
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London, England
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Parkinson & Frodsham
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1800
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Three-panel mural of postage stamps, which depicts the coat of arms of Australia, 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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Brass winding key for chronometer, used in HMAS Australia

Department of Defence collection
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London, England
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Parkinson & Frodsham
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1800
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Three-panel mural of postage stamps, which depicts Sydney in 1988, Bicentenary of Australia, 1788-1988

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Garnet Watkins collection
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Bentley, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Alban Watkins
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1981
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Nouvelle-Hollande (Nouvelle Galles du Sud.) Jeune femme de la tribu des Cam-mer-ray-gal

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The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Paris, France
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Nicholas Petit
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1803
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Terre de Diemen. Paraberi  XI

Terre de Diemen. Paraberi XI

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Paris, France
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Nicholas Petit
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1803
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Nouvelle-Hollande: Nouvelle Galles du Sud. Dessins executes par les Naturels -

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The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Paris, France
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Charles A. Lesueur
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1803
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Nouvelle-Hollande: Terre d'Endracht. Cabanes des naturels de la Presqu'ile Peron  XXIV

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The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Paris, France
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Charles A. Lesueur
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1803
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Book titled, Field Sports of the Native Inhabitants of New South Wales

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John Heaviside Clarke collection
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Books
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London, England
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John H. Clarke
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1813
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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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Terre de Diemen. Grou-agara

Terre de Diemen. Grou-agara

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Paris, France
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Nicholas Petit
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1803
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Ouriaga

Ouriaga

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Paris, France
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Nicholas Petit
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1803
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Nouvelle-Hollande: Nlle. Galles du Sud. Ourou-mare, dit Bull-Dog par les Anglais, jeune guerrier de la tribu des Gwea-Gal

Nouvelle-Hollande: Nlle. Galles du Sud. Ourou-mare, dit Bull...

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Paris, France
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Nicholas Petit
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1803
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting John M...

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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English percussion lock blunderbuss converted from a flintock

English percussion lock blunderbuss converted from a flintoc...

Royal Australian Historical Society collection no. 2
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Blunderbusses
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London, England
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P Bond
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1795
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Nouvelle-Hollande. Cour-rou-bari-gal

Nouvelle-Hollande. Cour-rou-bari-gal

The Christensen Fund collection no. 2
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Western Australia, Australia
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Nicholas Petit
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1803
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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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Nouvelle-Hollande. Vases, Armes, Peche (1-11) XXII

Nouvelle-Hollande. Vases, Armes, Peche (1-11) XXII

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Paris, France
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Charles A. Lesueur
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1803
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Nouvelle-Hollande. Gnoung-a-gnoung-a Mour-re-Mour-ga

Nouvelle-Hollande. Gnoung-a-gnoung-a Mour-re-Mour-ga

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Paris, France
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Nicholas Petit
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Book titled 'Wedding Dress 1740-1970' written by Madelaine G...

Margot Child collection
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London, England
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Victoria and Albert Museum
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1740
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Nouvelle-Hollande. Oui-Re-Kine XXI

Nouvelle-Hollande. Oui-Re-Kine XXI

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Paris, France
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Nicholas Petit
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1803
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Nouvelle-Hollande; Port Jackson: famille de sauvages en voyage -

Nouvelle-Hollande; Port Jackson: famille de sauvages en voya...

The Christensen Fund collection no. 2
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Port Jackson, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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S Leroy
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1800
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Medal to commemorate the bicentenary of the discovery of the...

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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Armes et ornemens XIII

Armes et ornemens XIII

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Paris, France
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Charles A. Lesueur
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1803
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COLESANCO, January 1938, The Magazine of the Employees of G.J. Coles & Coy. Limited

COLESANCO, January 1938, The Magazine of the Employees of G....

Noble Numismatics collection
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Magazines
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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G J Coles & Company Limited
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1938
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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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Woollen fleece from the Macarthur Agricultural Institute, Camden Park, New South Wales

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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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Official letter of appointment, headed with  John Gore Esqu hereby appointed Captain of His Majesty's Ship the Royal George

Official letter of appointment, headed with John Gore Esqu ...

Gallaway-Gore collection
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Business letters
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England, United Kingdom
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Captain John Gore
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1800
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Small fleece of superfine wool from Macarthur Merino Flock, ...

Ermenegildo Zegna collection no. 1
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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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Nouvelle-Hollande: Nelle. Galles du Sud. Navigation. XXIII

Nouvelle-Hollande: Nelle. Galles du Sud. Navigation. XXIII

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Paris, France
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Charles A. Lesueur
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1803
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Terre de Diemen. Bara-ourou

Terre de Diemen. Bara-ourou

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Paris, France
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Nicholas Petit
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Parkinson & Frodsham Marine Chronometer No 4164 in wooden ca...

Department of Defence collection
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London, England
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Parkinson & Frodsham
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1800
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Terre de Diemen. Arra-Maida  XII

Terre de Diemen. Arra-Maida XII

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Paris, France
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Poster - Tall ships, Tall Stories, Resistance Every Day Sinc...

Kerry Browning collection
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1988
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