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Caulinia prostrata

Caulinia prostrata

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1876
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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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The Listener in Test Cricket

The Listener in Test Cricket

Elsie Deane collection
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Books
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Edgar E Baillie
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1948
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"Mrs Hassett, Newspaper Clippings"

Elsie Deane collection
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Scrapbooks
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Elsie Deane
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1934
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Drosera Whittackeri

Drosera Whittackeri

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1876
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The Encyclopaedia of Romance.

The Encyclopaedia of Romance.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1836
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Byron Tales.

Byron Tales.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1837
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Large fleece of superfine wool from the Macarthur merino flock, Camden Park, Sydney

Large fleece of superfine wool from the Macarthur merino flo...

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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"Pelmanism" Lesson No.6.

Thompson Family collection
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Postcard featuring Tramways in Elsternwick

Postcard featuring Tramways in Elsternwick

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1937
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Cartoon depicting Pope John Paul II

Cartoon depicting Pope John Paul II

John Rogers collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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John Rogers
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1986
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Disarm the Nuclear Powers - Sun April 15th 1.00pm

Disarm the Nuclear Powers - Sun April 15th 1.00pm

Peter Jones collection
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Event posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1984
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Certificate awarded at the Royal Melbroune Centenary Show, 1948 for first prize for a snow white play apron

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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H Hearne & Co Pty Ltd
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1948
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Letter

Letter

Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Letters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1958
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Digging stick or club

Digging stick or club

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Digging sticks
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Invitation to the Opening of the Commonwealth Parliament at the Exhibition Building in Melbourne on 9 May 1901

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People's Paraphernalia collection no. 15
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Invitations
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Howard Deli
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1901
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Whites go home - Celebration of a Nation '88

Whites go home - Celebration of a Nation '88

Geoff Hook collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Geoffrey R. Hook
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1988
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Latvian silver-coloured metal brooch with amber coloured bead

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Guna Kinne collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Wangaratta, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Guna Kinne
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1957
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Princes Bridge, Melbourne

Princes Bridge, Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Goodenia humilis

Goodenia humilis

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1876
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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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Commemorative plates
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Sunderland, England
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Greener & Co
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1887
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Botanical specimen book, volume three of

Botanical specimen book, volume three of "1873-6, Educationa...

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Books
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1876
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Photograph of various Byelorussian handicrafts on display

Photograph of various Byelorussian handicrafts on display

Wiera Szejpak collection
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Photographs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1977
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No. 42. Hotel Windsor, Melbourne

No. 42. Hotel Windsor, Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Great Britain
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Government House - Melbourne

Government House - Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1908
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Zeiss 188014 binocular microscope and box

Zeiss 188014 binocular microscope and box

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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Microscopes
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Jena, Germany
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Carl Zeiss
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1927
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Government House, from Botanic Gardens, Melbourne

Government House, from Botanic Gardens, Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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The Trade Cycle

The Trade Cycle

Australian Government Publishing Service collection no. 2
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Books
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Australian Government Publishing Service
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Novadu Terpi - Pattern book

Novadu Terpi - Pattern book

Guna Kinne collection no. 2
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Books
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Latvia
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1939
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Queen Victoria statue, Queen Victoria Gardens, Melbourne, Vic

Queen Victoria statue, Queen Victoria Gardens, Melbourne, Vi...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Godolphin.

Godolphin.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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1833
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Contributions to the flora of Australia

Contributions to the flora of Australia

Jean Galbraith collection
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General View of Collins St From Treasury

General View of Collins St From Treasury

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Standard Novels No. VI - The Last of the Mohicans.

Standard Novels No. VI - The Last of the Mohicans.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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1831
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Map of Melbourne and suburbs

Map of Melbourne and suburbs

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 3
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Maps
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian Olympic Commitee
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1956
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The Arts Festival - Melbourne 1956

The Arts Festival - Melbourne 1956

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 3
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Books
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1956
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Australian Women's Cricket Team Captain Margaret Peden with English Captain Betty Archdale, 1934

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Australian Women's Cricket Council collection
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Photographs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Margaret Peden
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1934
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Gt. Collins St., looking East, from Wesleyan Chapel, Melbourne, in the 'Fifties'.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1850
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Book titled The History of the Convict Ship 'Success'

Book titled The History of the Convict Ship 'Success'

Neville Locker collection
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Books
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Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
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1929
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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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Souvenir short-sleeved shirt commemorating the 1956 Olympic Games in Melbourne

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Bryan Griffin collection
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Shirts
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Hong Kong
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Australian Olympic Federation
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1956
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Painting of kangaroo with green background and splattered white paint, by Wendy Berick, 1992

Painting of kangaroo with green background and splattered wh...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Paintings
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Ms Wendy Berick
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1992
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Poster titled 'Post Office communication services are vital to the development of Australian industries'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Silver-coloured metal sugar bowl with two handles, an attached lid, and 'CPRR' engraved in the front

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Sugar bowls
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Stokes & Sons
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1988
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The Billy Book Hughes Abroad

The Billy Book Hughes Abroad

Eveline Coulter collection
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Books
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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NSW Bookstall Co Ltd
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1918
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Snowy Mountains

Snowy Mountains

Bridge Family collection no. 1
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Pennants
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Screencraft
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1950
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Wedding photograph of Edna Thompson, Melbourne, 1933

Wedding photograph of Edna Thompson, Melbourne, 1933

Thompson Family collection
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Photographs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Edna M. Thompson
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1933
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Poster advertising Wool Week, 1934

Poster advertising Wool Week, 1934

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 5
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Event posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Keith Howe
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1934
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Piece of paper with annotations.

Piece of paper with annotations.

Dods Violin and Viola collection
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Notes
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr William W. Dods
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1920
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Be it ever so ugly...

Be it ever so ugly...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Postcard featuring Swanston Street Melbourne

Postcard featuring Swanston Street Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Cartoon of Paul Keating drawn in the shape of a map of Australia

Cartoon of Paul Keating drawn in the shape of a map of Austr...

Mark Knight collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Mark Knight
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1992
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Market Street, Sydney, NSW

Market Street, Sydney, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss L Parrett
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1912
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Book titled 'Hiking From Early Canberra'

Book titled 'Hiking From Early Canberra'

Thompson Family collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Gleichenia Circinata

Gleichenia Circinata

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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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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Photograph of Thomas Goodchild Bullivant, by Davies & Co., Melbourne, 1866

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Horse photographs and ephemera collection no. 2
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Cartes-de-visite
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Davies & Co.
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1866
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Stripping an Average Australian Wheat Crop

Stripping an Average Australian Wheat Crop

Bernard Freedman collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Atlas Press Pty Ltd
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1920
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'An Account of the English Colony in NSW' Volume 1

'An Account of the English Colony in NSW' Volume 1

David Collins collection
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Books
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London, England
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1798
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Movement for the Ordination of Women - We all try to do God's will: you in your way and G in Hers

Movement for the Ordination of Women - We all try to do God'...

Movement for the Ordination of Women collection
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Political badges
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Church of England
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1984
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Poster advertising a boxing match between Graeme Brooke and Juan, Melbourne Town Hall

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People's Paraphernalia collection no. 17
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Advertising posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Graeme Brooke
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1970
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