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Dance card from the State Ball at Old Parliament House in 1934

Dance card from the State Ball at Old Parliament House in 19...

Elizabeth Kay collection no. 2
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Government of Australia
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1937
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Brass fastening latch

Brass fastening 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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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Mrs Margot Child
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Art of the Time greeting card

Art of the Time greeting card

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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Nina Sabatino
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1992
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Card to accompany cake

Card to accompany cake

Margot Child collection
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Mrs Margot Child
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1900
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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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Place card

Place card

Margot Child collection
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Mrs Margot Child
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Wedding guest card

Wedding guest card

Stella Taber collection
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Kitchen tea acceptance card and envelope

Kitchen tea acceptance card and envelope

Margot Child collection
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Mrs Margot Child
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1977
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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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Letters
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Montreal, Canada
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Robert L. Faithfull
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1877
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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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Art of the Time greeting card

Art of the Time greeting card

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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Danny Williams
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1992
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Booklet titled 'Episodes - A Glimpse of Australia-Japan Relations 1859-1979'

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Thompson Family collection
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Japan
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1859
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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Australia
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Champion Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, Wagga Wagga, 1890

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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1890
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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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Bunch of prison keys and tags

Bunch of prison keys and tags

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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Congratulations card

Congratulations card

Margot Child collection
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Mrs Margot Child
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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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1937
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Sympathy card

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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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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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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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Stone hatchet hafted in bent wood

Stone hatchet hafted in bent wood

JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 1
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Hatchets
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Dirranbandi, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1850
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Card of congratulations to Edna Thompson on receiving a British Empire Medal, 1977

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Thompson Family collection
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Edna M. Thompson
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1977
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Champion Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1887

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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1887
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Metal peg - prison cell fixture

Metal peg - prison cell fixture

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Building materials
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Registration card - Bonegilla Reception and Training Centre

Registration card - Bonegilla Reception and Training Centre

Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Bonegilla, Victoria, Australia
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1953
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Wedding anniversary card

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Margot Child collection
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Nine instruction cards on pink fabric

Nine instruction cards on pink fabric

Embroiderers' Guilds of Australia collection
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Wedding anniversary card

Wedding anniversary card

Margot Child collection
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United Kingdom
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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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Engraved EPNS serviette ring, made about 1880

Engraved EPNS serviette ring, made about 1880

Terence Lane collection
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Serviette rings
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1875
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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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LAKE. Card with formulae for theatrical cosmetics

LAKE. Card with formulae for theatrical cosmetics

Herbert Browne collection
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Memoriam card for Mary Barbara Valentine and Margaret Fairweather Valentine

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Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Mourning cards
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Mary B. Valentine
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1877
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Champion Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1887

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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1887
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Wedding invitation and envelope

Wedding invitation and envelope

Margot Child collection
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Mrs Margot Child
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1977
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Art of the Time greeting card

Art of the Time greeting card

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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Kevin Levi
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1992
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Authorisation card to observe English classes as prospective English Teacher

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Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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Trafic [sic] line and approach to Australian Camp - Mena, Cairo

Trafic [sic] line and approach to Australian Camp - Mena, Ca...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Cairo, Egypt
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Souvenir cards from Zakopane, Poland

Souvenir cards from Zakopane, Poland

Polonez Song and Dance Ensemble collection
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Poland
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Polonez Song and Dance Ensemble
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Card with silk ribbon

Card with silk ribbon

Hazel Hooton and Elizabeth Gibson collection
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Hazel Hooton
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1918
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Native Encampment

Native Encampment

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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John S. Prout
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1844
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Card with an illustration of a mermaid

Card with an illustration of a mermaid

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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"SECOND PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1905, A., P., AND H. SOCIETY"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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1905
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Sewing machine

Sewing machine

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Sewing machines
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Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
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Ann S. Stool
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1870
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"SECOND PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1907, A., P., AND H SOCIETY"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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1907
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Wedding anniversary card

Wedding anniversary card

Margot Child collection
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United Kingdom
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Mrs Margot Child
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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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Wedding anniversary card

Wedding anniversary card

Margot Child collection
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Card congratulating Edna Thompson on receiving a British Empire Medal

Card congratulating Edna Thompson on receiving a British Emp...

Thompson Family collection
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Edna M. Thompson
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Wedding acceptance

Wedding acceptance

Margot Child collection
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Wedding congratulations card

Wedding congratulations card

Margot Child collection
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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United Kingdom
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Mrs Margot Child
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1937
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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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Special Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, Wagga Wagga, 1887

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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1887
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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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Photographs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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"FIRST PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1907, A., P., AND H SOCIETY

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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1907
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