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Barraud No 2/901 chronometer with Poole's auxiliary compensated balance

Barraud No 2/901 chronometer with Poole's auxiliary compensa...

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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Prouds Ltd, Diamond Merchants & Jewellers
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1820
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Convict-made brick with an 'O' stamped in the centre of one face

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David Westcott collection no. 4
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Convict bricks
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New South Wales, Australia
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John Onus
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1833
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Book titled 'Women in Interesting Occupations Coffs Harbour and NSW District 1986' written by Patricia Degens

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Thompson Family collection
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Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Patricia A. Degens
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1986
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Book titled 'Pelmanism Your purpose in Life: How to Achieve It Lesson 2'

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Thompson Family collection
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Damania

Damania

Patsy Jones collection
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More Cricket Prints

More Cricket Prints

Nanette Ward collection
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London, England
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R C. Robertson-Glascow
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1948
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Diamond-shaped wooden parrying shield decorated with blue pigment

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19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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Shields
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Upper Darling River Region, New South Wales, Australia
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1840
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Poster titled 'Telephone services link together the people of all nations'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Mac's Memoirs by GH Cunningham

Mac's Memoirs by GH Cunningham

William Beausang collection
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New Zealand
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Mirrors - This book is about Aboriginal Christians in the East Kimberleys

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Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Books
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1974
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Dark cream silk damask dress

Dark cream silk damask dress

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dresses
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Mary Faithfull
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1840
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CURSORY REMARKS ON BATHING

CURSORY REMARKS ON BATHING

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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The History of the Hoppers

The History of the Hoppers

Terence Lane collection
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1979
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A Shillings-Worth of Sugar Plums

A Shillings-Worth of Sugar Plums

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Die Schlact am Skaqerrak, Franz Schneider Verlag 1933

Die Schlact am Skaqerrak, Franz Schneider Verlag 1933

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Mr Leopold 'Leo' Steger
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1933
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The Pilgrims Progress.

The Pilgrims Progress.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1826
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Beige glazed ceramic souvenir jug - The Cream of Highland Whiskies,

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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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Games

Games

Alex and Paddy Stitt collection
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Workshop, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Workshop, 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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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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Damania

Damania

Patsy Jones collection
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Knights Bachelor record, 1965-1973

Knights Bachelor record, 1965-1973

Sir Hubert Opperman collection no. 2
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Official Guide XVI OLYMPIAD MELBOURNE, 1956

Official Guide XVI OLYMPIAD MELBOURNE, 1956

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 3
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian Olympic Commitee
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1956
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The Works of Virgil.

The Works of Virgil.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1820
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London Nights Entertainments.

London Nights Entertainments.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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My Flying Life

My Flying Life

William Beausang collection
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Charles E. Kingsford Smith
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1937
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Punishment cell Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Punishment cell 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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Bottle green miser's purse

Bottle green miser's purse

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Purses
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1840
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Vrolijke wijsjes voor zingerde meisjes ..

Vrolijke wijsjes voor zingerde meisjes ..

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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1939
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Royal Sisters Volume Three

Royal Sisters Volume Three

Daphne Mabbott collection
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Woolloongabba, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Queensland Book Depot
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1953
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The New Whole Duty of Man

The New Whole Duty of Man

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1802
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"TILT'S MINIATURE ALMANACK 1938"

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Chuck and Di have a Baby

Chuck and Di have a Baby

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Prince Charles P.
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An Australian Cricketer on Tour

An Australian Cricketer on Tour

Nanette Ward collection
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England, United Kingdom
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Frank J. Laver
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1905
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My Cricket Memories

My Cricket Memories

Nanette Ward collection
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London, England
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Mr John B. Hobbs
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1924
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A Voyage with the Mails between Brisbane - London.  Australia and Great Britain

A Voyage with the Mails between Brisbane - London. Australi...

Adrian Luck collection no. 1
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Orient Line
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Ancient and Modern Hymns

Ancient and Modern Hymns

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Karrawaingi

Karrawaingi

Terence Lane collection
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John Sands Pty Ltd
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1940
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A Sketch of the Vegetation of the Cradle Mountain, Tasmania and A Census of its Plants

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Jean Galbraith collection
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An Idol's Passion.

An Idol's Passion.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1895
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Great Cricketers

Great Cricketers

Nanette Ward collection
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London, England
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Denzil Batchelor
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1970
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Bunch of keys from HM Prison Campbell St Hobart

Bunch of keys from HM Prison Campbell St Hobart

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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Not Test Cricket

Not Test Cricket

Nanette Ward collection
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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J E. Monfries
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1950
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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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Family Bible

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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The Epicurean.  A Tale and Alciphron.

The Epicurean. A Tale and Alciphron.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1838
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Simplified Cost Accounting Procedures for the Printing Trade

Simplified Cost Accounting Procedures for the Printing Trade

Australian Government Publishing Service collection no. 2
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Australian Government Publishing Service
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Boomerang, attributed to King Billy, Geelong, 1800s

Boomerang, attributed to King Billy, Geelong, 1800s

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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1800
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Winged Warfare by Major Bishop

Winged Warfare by Major Bishop

William Beausang collection
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Great Britain
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1918
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Hungarian Army Book

Hungarian Army Book

Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Budapest, Hungary
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1944
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Junius.

Junius.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1797
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'Billybook', a political cartoon book by Bulletin cartoonist David Low, 1918

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People's Paraphernalia collection no. 18
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Sir David A. Low
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1918
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Pearl brooch given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her husband on their wedding anniversary in 1826

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Diana Baxter collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1826
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Poster titled 'It's 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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Paxton's Flower Garden

Paxton's Flower Garden

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1882
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Book titled 'How to be an Alien' wirtten by George Mikes, 1955

Book titled 'How to be an Alien' wirtten by George Mikes, 19...

Thompson Family collection
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1955
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British Military Pioneer Other Ranks Sword, used by Lieutenant Thomas Quinn, 73rd Regiment (ret), in Van Diemens Land

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Neil Martin collection
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Swords
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England
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Mr Thomas Quinn
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1820
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Clare, South Australia, Australia
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Clare Agricultural & Horticultural Society
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1936
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Volume 1, 1873-6, 'Educational collections of Australian plants

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Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1873
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"Pelmanism" Lesson No.5.

Thompson Family collection
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