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Shellwork Sydney Harbour Bridge, La Perouse, Sydney

Shellwork Sydney Harbour Bridge, La Perouse, Sydney

Esme Timbery collection
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Ornaments
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Esme Timbery
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2006
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La Perouse Monument La Perouse N.S.W.

La Perouse Monument La Perouse N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Portrait of Reginald Faithfull, by Myra Felton, 1870s

Portrait of Reginald Faithfull, by Myra Felton, 1870s

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Narrandera, New South Wales, Australia
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Myra Felton
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1870
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The Custom House, Sydney, 1 May 1906

The Custom House, Sydney, 1 May 1906

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Manacles from Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart

Manacles from Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Punishment equipment
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart
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1837
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Child's drawing by Dionne Bowen, La Perouse, Sydney NSW

Child's drawing by Dionne Bowen, La Perouse, Sydney NSW

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Dionne Bowen
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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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John Rodgers Marine Chronometer No 1/1853, with accessories in a wooden case

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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John Rodgers
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1868
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Boomerang with coloured pokerwork images of animals, attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Prison padlock

Prison padlock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Padlocks
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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LA PEROUSE BAY, NEAR SYDNEY.

LA PEROUSE BAY, NEAR SYDNEY.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Certificate of Freedom for convict Owen Taylor [1846?], written and printed on parchment[?]

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Neville Locker collection
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Legal documents
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1843
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Club with four-sided head featuring pokerwork animals and text on all sides, from La Perouse, Sydney, attributed to Tommy Foster

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Clubs
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Tommy Foster
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1938
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Letter - Sworn statement by John Flynn, 16 May 1844

Letter - Sworn statement by John Flynn, 16 May 1844

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Letters
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1844
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Space beneath trap door from gallows, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

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Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Boomerang, inscribed 'Greetings from Australia' and  'Joe Mulga', La Perouse, Sydney

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Joe Timbery Snr.
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William Vth, Emperor of all the Kamerukians Breastplate

William Vth, Emperor of all the Kamerukians Breastplate

William of Kameruka collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Kameruka, New South Wales, Australia
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Captain John Lloyd
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1830
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The Gap, Watson's Bay

The Gap, Watson's Bay

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Gap, Watsons Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1849
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Thoroughbrace Coach used by the Nowland family, with accessories, trunk, spanner and jack

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Royal Australian Historical Society collection no. 1
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Horse drawn coaches
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Concord, New Hampshire, United States of America
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Abbott-Downing Company
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1854
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P & A Association of Central New England 1872 'Wethers'

P & A Association of Central New England 1872 'Wethers'

David Allen medals collection
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Medals
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1872
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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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Receipt from Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 2 January 1872

Receipt from Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 2 January 1872

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Receipts
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Hardy Bros, Silversmiths and Jewellers
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1872
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Pokerwork shield with four trees motifs and animals on anterior, stylistically attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Shields
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Decorated boomerang, inscribed with

Decorated boomerang, inscribed with "Mascot Aerodrome Dredgi...

Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Boomerang, made by Joe Timbery, La Perouse, Sydney, 1977

Boomerang, made by Joe Timbery, La Perouse, Sydney, 1977

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Joe Timbery
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1977
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LA PEROUSE, SYDNEY.

LA PEROUSE, SYDNEY.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Aboriginals, La Perouse

Aboriginals, La Perouse

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Launceston Centenary 21st March 1906

Launceston Centenary 21st March 1906

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1806
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Wooden boomerang bound with split cane and covered with adhesive and pigment in four places

Wooden boomerang bound with split cane and covered with adhe...

JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 1
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Boomerangs
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Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1850
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Prison door lock

Prison door lock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Door locks
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Black leather lash with wooden handle

Black leather lash with wooden handle

Neville Locker collection
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Whips
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Point Puer, Carnarvon Bay, Tasmania, Australia
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1834
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Beige glazed ceramic souvenir jug - The Cream of Highland Whiskies,

Beige glazed ceramic souvenir jug - The Cream of Highland Wh...

Queen Victoria Jubilee collection
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Commemorative objects
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Glasgow, Scotland
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Port Dundas Pottery Coy
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1886
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La Perouse, Sydney.

La Perouse, Sydney.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Wooden footstool with tapestry top that commemorates the establishment of Lucini & Co in Melbourne, Victoria, 1853

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Joseph Andreallo collection no. 1
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Footstools
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Italy
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Unknown
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1858
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Bunch of keys marked HM Prison Campbell St Hobart 1834-1966

Bunch of keys marked HM Prison Campbell St Hobart 1834-1966

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Keys
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Silver snuff box from the '...Emigrants of THE LADY ANN TO Capt. Wm. Maxton, Octr. 1854'

Silver snuff box from the '...Emigrants of THE LADY ANN TO C...

Gwen Coppard collection
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Snuff boxes
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Birmingham, West Midlands, England
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Taylor & Perry
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1839
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Club with emu motif on anterior of head and scallop border around head, stylistically attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Clubs
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1930
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Commercial cast iron tobacco cutter for chopping plug tobacco

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Suncoast Pioneer Village collection
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Tobacco cutters
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Bli Bli, Queensland, Australia
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Suncoast Pioneer Village
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1850
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Letter - Sworn statement by John Dunn, 16 May 1844

Letter - Sworn statement by John Dunn, 16 May 1844

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Letters
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1844
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Shell armband featuring 15 variegated segments

Shell armband featuring 15 variegated segments

JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 1
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Armbands
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Northern Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1850
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Midland Agricultural Association, William Thornhill, 2 October 1839

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Midland Agricultural Association collection
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Medals
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Campbell Town, Tasmania, Australia
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William Thornhill
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1839
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Prison warden, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Prison warden, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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British Military Issue Pattern 1842 Musket, or New Line, Socket Bayonet, used by Lieutenant Thomas Quinn, 73rd Regiment (ret), in Van Diemens Land

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Neil Martin collection
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Socket bayonets
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England
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George Salter & Co
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1844
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Boomerang featuring a map of Australia and animals, attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Bert Timbery
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Pokerwork boomerang featuring central motif of Australian map with bridge, stylistically attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Lead finial for gaol fence

Lead finial for gaol fence

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Finials
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Boomerang with pokerwork images of animals, attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Cream cotton corset

Cream cotton corset

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Corsets
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1850
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The Misses Deane

The Misses Deane

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Nameplates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ann Deane
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1838
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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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Light timber boomerang decorated on anterior with five sections of pokerwork, stylistically attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ceramic bust of John Batman

Ceramic bust of John Batman

John Batman and John Pascoe Fawkner Pottery Bust collection
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Busts
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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John Batman
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1934
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Paved area leading to cells Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Paved area leading to cells Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Certificates
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Prospect, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Minetta 'Nettie' McColive
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1986
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Receipt issued to Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 5 February 1872

Receipt issued to Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 5 February 1872

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Receipts
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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The Goulburn Herald
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1872
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Reproduction of a possum skin cloak collected from Lake Condah in 1872

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Tooloyn Koortakay collection
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Cloaks
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Portland, Victoria, Australia
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Debra Couzens
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2002
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Poster titled 'Its the speedy airmail that conquers distance and saves time'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Convict love token from Samuel Smith, 1839

Convict love token from Samuel Smith, 1839

Convict Love Token collection no. 2
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Convict love tokens
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1839
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Hand out key Campbell St Gaol, 1837-1961

Hand out key Campbell St Gaol, 1837-1961

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Swing tags
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Exercise area No. 2, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Exercise area No. 2, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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