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Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management, by Mrs Isabella Beeton

Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management, by Mrs Isabella B...

Messrs Berkelouw collection
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London, England
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Mrs Isabella Beeton
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1891
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The Billy Book Hughes Abroad

The Billy Book Hughes Abroad

Eveline Coulter collection
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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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Album of pressed seaweed specimens collected around Port Phillip Bay, 1859 -1882

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Port Phillip seaweed album collection
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Botanical specimens
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Port Phillip Bay, Victoria, Australia
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Charles Morrison
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1851
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The Queen Came By

The Queen Came By

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1955
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Love

Love

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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Letter to Andrew Faithfull Gibson from E.R. Deane, 9 Janurary 1877

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Tirranna Race Club collection
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1877
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Siemens Brothers Morse Code Printer

Siemens Brothers Morse Code Printer

Professor Arthur Hardie Corbett collection
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Printing equipment
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London, England
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Siemens
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1850
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Four unused centenary re-issue of the first postage stamps produced in Australia, 1950

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Third Great Seal of New South Wales collection
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Postage stamps
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Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1950
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Australian War Memorial

Australian War Memorial

Thompson Family collection
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Prentenboek Van Rotterdam

Prentenboek Van Rotterdam

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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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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Tirranna Picnic Race Club members register 1923 to 1928, and minutes from 1928

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Tirranna Race Club collection
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1923
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A Parting Gift

A Parting Gift

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1837
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The Hambeldon Men

The Hambeldon Men

Nanette Ward collection
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England, United Kingdom
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E V. Lucas
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1907
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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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Sheilas, wogs & poofters

Sheilas, wogs & poofters

John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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John N. Warren MBE OAM
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2002
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Small paper book titled

Small paper book titled "Movement" No.5, edited by Thea Stan...

Thompson Family collection
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Thea S. Hughes
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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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Lead finial for gaol fence

Lead finial for gaol fence

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Constitution and Match Rules, Victorian Women's Cricket Association rule book, 1935-1936

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Elsie Deane collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Farrow Falcon Press
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1935
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Minute book for the Australian Women's Cricket Council 1936-1950

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Australian Women's Cricket Council collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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John Sands Pty Ltd
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1935
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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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Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
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1929
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Album of pressed seaweed specimens collected by Charles Morrison around Port Phillip Bay, 1852 -1882

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Charles Morrison collection
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Port Phillip Bay, Victoria, Australia
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Charles Morrison
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1852
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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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Letter sent from Robert Lionel Faithfull, 26 October 1877

Letter sent from Robert Lionel Faithfull, 26 October 1877

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Letters
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New York, United States of America
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Robert L. Faithfull
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1877
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Photographic portrait of man sitting on horse, Victoria, 1870's

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Horse Photographic Portrait collection
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Albumen prints
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Victoria, Australia
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1870
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Commonwealth of Australia, Australian Women's Land Army Service Record Book, issued to Sheila Ferguson

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Sheila Van Emden collection
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Leeton, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Sheila C. Van Emden
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1943
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Hunter River A & H Association 1877 'Electric Pump'

Hunter River A & H Association 1877 'Electric Pump'

David Allen medals collection
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1877
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Book titled 'A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson', Watkin Tench, 1793

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Watkin Tench collection
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London, England
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Lieutenant-General Watkin Tench
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1793
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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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'An Account of the English Colony in NSW' Volume 2

'An Account of the English Colony in NSW' Volume 2

David Collins collection
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London, England
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1802
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Power in Tasmania

Power in Tasmania

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Lake Pedder, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Peter Thompson
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1981
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Cast iron prison key

Cast iron prison key

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Noticee: visitors are permitted to see those persons who are committed for trial on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays

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Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Signs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1892
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Twenty four Years of Cricket

Twenty four Years of Cricket

Nanette Ward collection
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London, England
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Mr Arthur F. Lilley
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1912
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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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Pair of ladies cream kid ankle boots

Pair of ladies cream kid ankle boots

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1870
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Invoice statement book, 31/10/1984 - 09/03/1987

Invoice statement book, 31/10/1984 - 09/03/1987

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 1
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1984
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Trophy tankard presented to Mr AC Bannerman in commemoration of the visit of the Australian cricketing team, 1880

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AC Bannerman collection
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England, United Kingdom
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Alexander C. Bannerman
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1875
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Light brown silk faille bonnet with self fabric fringe and ruffles around face

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Bonnets
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1870
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Rally Songbook, Palm Sunday April 15, 1984 - Sing Your Way to Peace Today...

Rally Songbook, Palm Sunday April 15, 1984 - Sing Your Way t...

Barbara Joyce Wright collection no. 2
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Ornate silver centrepiece for a table

Ornate silver centrepiece for a table

Smith Family collection
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Centrepieces
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1866
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Book titled 'Wedding Customs and Folklore' written by Margaret Baker

Book titled 'Wedding Customs and Folklore' written by Margar...

Margot Child collection
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London, England
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Mrs Margot Child
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1977
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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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"Pelmanism" Lesson No.5.

Thompson Family collection
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Medal to commemorate the bicentenary of the discovery of the east coast of Australia by Captain James Cook

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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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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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South Australian Chamber of Manufacturers
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1936
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Letter sent from Robert Lionel Faithfull, 16 December 1877

Letter sent from Robert Lionel Faithfull, 16 December 1877

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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New York, United States of America
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Robert L. Faithfull
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1877
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Envelope and letter sent from Robert Lionel Faithfull, 20 July 1877

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Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Montreal, Canada
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Robert L. Faithfull
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1877
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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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Additions to the orchidaceous plants of South Australia

Additions to the orchidaceous plants of South Australia

Jean Galbraith collection
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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 Princess of Wales Fashion Handbook

The Princess of Wales Fashion Handbook

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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London, England
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Tim Graham
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1984
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Letter sent from Robert Lionel Faithfull, 12 August 1877

Letter sent from Robert Lionel Faithfull, 12 August 1877

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Montreal, Canada
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Robert L. Faithfull
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1877
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Wooden walking stick carved by Aborigines and presented to Reverend Hungerford in 1852

Wooden walking stick carved by Aborigines and presented to R...

JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 1
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Walking-sticks
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Northern New England, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1852
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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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PS 'Enterprise' built in Echuca, Victoria, in 1878

PS 'Enterprise' built in Echuca, Victoria, in 1878

Graeme Rex and Jane Avril Niehus collection no. 1
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Paddle-steamers
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Beverley, Yorkshire, England
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Beverley Iron Coy Limited
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1877
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Postcard issued by the Sydney Philatelic Club for the Jubilee of the NSW five pence stamp, 1855-1905

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sydney Philatelic Club
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1905
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club cash book, 1922 to 1925

Tirranna Picnic Race Club cash book, 1922 to 1925

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1922
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