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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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Victorian ferns

Victorian ferns

Jean Galbraith collection
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Women's basketball by Joyce Brown

Women's basketball by Joyce Brown

History of Netball - Joyce Brown collection
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Joyce Brown
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1966
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"Pelmanism" Lesson No.9.

Thompson Family collection
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Man and his Mate: A little book for his heart and hers - by Nina Isabel Jennings

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Ceres Martin (nee Moules) collection no. 2
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Wooden sword club made in the Cardwell district of Queensland

Wooden sword club made in the Cardwell district of Queenslan...

JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 1
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Clubs
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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1850
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Book titled Our Sovereign Lady by L. A. Nickolls

Book titled Our Sovereign Lady by L. A. Nickolls

Marion Butcher collection
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London, England
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1956
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Story of the Southern Cross Transpacific Flight 1928

Story of the Southern Cross Transpacific Flight 1928

William Beausang collection
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Charles E. Kingsford Smith
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1928
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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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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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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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Crickety Cricket

Crickety Cricket

Nanette Ward collection
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London, England
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Douglas Moffat
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1897
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Barren Jack before work started

Barren Jack before work started

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Burrinjuck Dam, Burrinjuck, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1896
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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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Air Conquest by W. Jefferson Davis

Air Conquest by W. Jefferson Davis

William Beausang collection
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United States of America
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1930
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Notes on Western Australia

Notes on Western Australia

Joan Stanbury collection
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Miss Australia Company
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1959
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Een nieuwe toekomst ...[A New Future]

Een nieuwe toekomst ...[A New Future]

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Olympic Saga

Olympic Saga

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 3
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Keith Donald
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1957
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Lil-lil club

Lil-lil 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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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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Book titled 'Fauna & Flora No 6 Transvaal 1955'

Book titled 'Fauna & Flora No 6 Transvaal 1955'

Thompson Family collection
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South Africa, Africa
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1955
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The Tipping Olympics, Melbourne 1956 - Rome 1960

The Tipping Olympics, Melbourne 1956 - Rome 1960

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 3
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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E W. Tipping
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1956
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Virgilius Opera.

Virgilius Opera.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1815
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting Sir Charles Kingsford Smith

Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting Sir Ch...

Coles-Myer collection
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Commemorative medals
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Victoria, Australia
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Coles-Myer Ltd
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1897
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Australian silver commemorative medallion in presentation box marking Australia's 150th Anniversary in1938, featuring the landing at Sydney Cove of Captain Arthur Phillip on January 26 1788.

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Olive King collection
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Commemorative medallions
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Amor Pty Ltd
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1938
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THE SEASONS; / AND / CASTLE OF INDOLENCE

THE SEASONS; / AND / CASTLE OF INDOLENCE

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Beauties of song

Beauties of song

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Cartoon book, 'Wally and the Major' by Stan Cross

Cartoon book, 'Wally and the Major' by Stan Cross

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 16
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1939
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Osborne 1 User's Reference Guide

Osborne 1 User's Reference Guide

Rhys Jones and Betty Meehan collection
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Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory, Australia
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Professor Rhys M. Jones
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1981
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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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Sketchbook with contents drawn by Oscar, Cooktown boy, aged 18 years

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MacKenzie collection no. 2
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Sketchbooks
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Camooweal, Queensland, Australia
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Oscar
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1894
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Certificates
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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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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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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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Love

Love

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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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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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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A Catechism of Heraldry.

A Catechism of Heraldry.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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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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Romantic Royal Marriages

Romantic Royal Marriages

Margot Child collection
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New York, United States of America
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Mrs Margot Child
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1981
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The New Weeks Preparation

The New Weeks Preparation

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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Book ttiled 'Women in Interesting Occupations Coffs Harbour and District 1983' 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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1983
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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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Iron garden gate from Rosedale homestead

Iron garden gate from Rosedale homestead

Rosedale Homestead collection
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Gates
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1894
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Heroes and Wizards

Heroes and Wizards

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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1939
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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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Photographic postcard of Sydney Observatory, NSW

Photographic postcard of Sydney Observatory, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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1884
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Calendar, 1899

Calendar, 1899

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Calendars
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1899
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Paxton's Flower Garden

Paxton's Flower Garden

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1883
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Book titled 'Wedding Dress 1740-1970' written by Madelaine Ginsburg

Book titled 'Wedding Dress 1740-1970' written by Madelaine G...

Margot Child collection
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London, England
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Victoria and Albert Museum
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1740
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A circuit of Grampians

A circuit of Grampians

Jean Galbraith collection
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Note that reads Tirranna Cup 1895 to 1904

Note that reads Tirranna Cup 1895 to 1904

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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1895
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Brass fastening pin for latch

Brass fastening pin for latch

Department of Defence collection
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Fasteners
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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Scottish Gympie Quartz Crushing Battery

Scottish Gympie Quartz Crushing Battery

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Gympie, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Booklet titled 'Episodes - A Glimpse of Australia-Japan Relations 1859-1979'

Booklet titled 'Episodes - A Glimpse of Australia-Japan Rela...

Thompson Family collection
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Japan
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1859
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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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Lithuanian songbook without covers, titled 'Leiskit Itevyne' by J. Vasaitis

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E Vaitkus collection
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Lithuania
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1946
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Autumn Leaves

Autumn Leaves

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Esbach albuminometer in wooden tube with cork

Esbach albuminometer in wooden tube with cork

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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Measuring instruments
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Germany
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School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
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1890
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