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Cartoon of the parallels between the coal industry of 1892 and the hospitality industry of 1992

Cartoon of the parallels between the coal industry of 1892 a...

Warren Brown collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Warren Brown
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1992
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Card of appreciation

Card of appreciation

Margot Child collection
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Mrs Margot Child
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Wedding invitation

Wedding invitation

Margot Child collection
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1976
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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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1937
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Congratulations card

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Margot Child collection
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Gardiner Two Day Marine Chronometer No 5/3947 in wooden case

Gardiner Two Day Marine Chronometer No 5/3947 in wooden case

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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R Gardner
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1893
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A General History of Quadrupeds

A General History of Quadrupeds

Bewick's A General History of Quadrupeds Book collection
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1807
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The Efficient Mind

The Efficient Mind

Thompson Family collection
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Australian Short Stories

Australian Short Stories

Thompson Family collection
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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The Intertype

The Intertype

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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Circular cotton doily with a 'Hairpin Work' lace fringe, made in Orbost, Victoria, in the late 1800s

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Una May Irvine collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Orbost, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Helena E. Roadknight
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1870
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Book titled 'Pelmanism Your purpose in Life: How to Achieve It Lesson 2'

Book titled 'Pelmanism Your purpose in Life: How to Achieve ...

Thompson Family collection
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By Nelson's Column 1897: Some Folks Who Have Done Their Duty

By Nelson's Column 1897: Some Folks Who Have Done Their Duty

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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London, England
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1897
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Congratulations card

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Margot Child collection
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Landau known as 'The Ranken Coach'

Landau known as 'The Ranken Coach'

Royal Australian Historical Society collection no. 1
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Horse drawn coaches
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Scotland
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Mr George Ranken
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1821
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In memoriam card

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Margot Child collection
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Australia
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1916
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The English Game of Cricket

The English Game of Cricket

Nanette Ward collection
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London, England
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Charles Box
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1877
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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Index book with handwritten entries for stone tools

Index book with handwritten entries for stone tools

Herbert Keys collection
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Beauties of Shelley.

Beauties of Shelley.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1830
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Investigation; or Travels in the Boudoir.

Investigation; or Travels in the Boudoir.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1837
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Papaerback book titled 'Famous People's Pigs', 1943

Papaerback book titled 'Famous People's Pigs', 1943

Thompson Family collection
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Angus & Robertson
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Wedding anniversary card

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Margot Child collection
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Congratulations card

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Ceramic bust of John Pascoe Fawkner

Ceramic bust of John Pascoe Fawkner

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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Mr John P. Fawkner
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1934
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Wedding aniversary card

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Margot Child collection
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Cast iron 'D' shaped  screw lock handcuffs with key

Cast iron 'D' shaped screw lock handcuffs with key

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Handcuffs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Cartoon titled 'Combine, Australia!...'

Cartoon titled 'Combine, Australia!...'

Punch magazine collection
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London, England
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1899
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Wedding anniversary card

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Margot Child collection
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King George's Sound

King George's Sound

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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London, England
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J Carr
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1873
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Postcard with text which reads in part

Postcard with text which reads in part "A few lines"

Margot Child collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1920
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Barrister's wig worn by Sir George Houstoun Reid

Barrister's wig worn by Sir George Houstoun Reid

Anne Fairbairn collection no. 2
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Wigs
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London, England
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Ravenscroft
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1890
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Childrens' book titled 'A Tale of Mischief'

Childrens' book titled 'A Tale of Mischief'

Julie Marginson collection
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Ireland
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Volia E. Downing
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1963
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In memoriam card

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Margot Child collection
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Australia
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1930
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Additions to the orchidaceous plants of South Australia

Additions to the orchidaceous plants of South Australia

Jean Galbraith collection
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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Australia
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1890
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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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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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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1834-1934 matchbox holder souvenir of the Melbourne and Victorian Centenary celebrations

1834-1934 matchbox holder souvenir of the Melbourne and Vict...

Reverend John Grosse collection
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Matchbox holders
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Reverend John Grosse
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1834
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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Australia
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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Wedding Wishes

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Margot Child collection
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Place cards

Place cards

Margot Child collection
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1977
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1997 Royal Australian Mint Proof Coin Set

1997 Royal Australian Mint Proof Coin Set

Royal Australian Mint collection no. 2
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Coin proof sets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Royal Australian Mint
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1997
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Newspaper clipping of a 1921 wedding photograph from the Weekly Times newspaper

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Margot Child collection
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1984
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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1973
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Book titled 'Rum Jungle Uranium Project Opening Ceremony'

Book titled 'Rum Jungle Uranium Project Opening Ceremony'

Norman Parker collection
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Rum Jungle, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Norman Parker
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1954
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Wedding invitation

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Margot Child collection
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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1973
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A wedding party posed on a pavement outside a brick building

A wedding party posed on a pavement outside a brick building

Margot Child collection
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Photographic postcards
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Wedding invitation

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Margot Child collection
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1977
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Congratulations card

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Margot Child collection
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Morris Tobias Marine Chronometer No 695, with accessories in a wooden case

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Department of Defence collection
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London, England
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1830
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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Australia
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1966
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Wedding acceptance

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Margot Child collection
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Congratulations

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Margot Child collection
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Wedding invitation

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Margot Child collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club minutes book, 1881 to 1912

Tirranna Picnic Race Club minutes book, 1881 to 1912

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Minute books
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1881
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