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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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Diamond-shaped wooden parrying shield decorated with blue pigment

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19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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Shields
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Upper Darling River Region, New South Wales, Australia
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1840
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Photographic glass plate positive depicting three men working in gully with prospector's cradle

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Richard Daintree collection
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Glass plate positives
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Queensland, Australia
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Richard Daintree
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1860
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Cream cotton unlined baby cap with broderie anglaise and drawn thread work

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Baby caps
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1860
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Envelope addressed to Mrs I Maple-Brown, Springfield, Goulburn, NSW, Australia

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Memorandum from accounts ledger, 1865

Memorandum from accounts ledger, 1865

Robin Moorhouse collection
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Financial records
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Penfolds Wine Pty Ltd
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1865
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Envelope addressed to W P Faithfull Esq, Springfield, Goulburn

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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Seven envelopes

Seven envelopes

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Risdon Jail, Risdon, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Tasmanian Wilderness Society
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Letter from Samuel Bromley to Thomas Mussen, June 1865

Letter from Samuel Bromley to Thomas Mussen, June 1865

Alexander Mussen collection
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Letters
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Pyramul, New South Wales, Australia
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Reverend Samuel Bromley
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1865
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Paved area leading to cells Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Paved area leading to cells 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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Ballot envelope from Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 8 August 1928

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Tirranna Race Club collection
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Envelopes
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1928
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Cream envelope addressed to Mrs A. I. Maple Brown

Cream envelope addressed to Mrs A. I. Maple Brown

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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Four-fold unused envelope.

Four-fold unused envelope.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Cream-coloured partial dance program 'VICTORIA BARRACKS [Military & Civil Cricket Club Ball], 4th October 1865'

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Military & Civil Cricket Club
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1865
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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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Dent Two Day Marine Chronometer No 1604 with accessories in a wooden case

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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Dent & Co
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1850
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Cream cotton corset

Cream cotton corset

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Corsets
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1850
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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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Envelope containing tickets the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games

Envelope containing tickets the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 3
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Envelopes
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian Olympic Commitee
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1956
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Workshop, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Workshop, 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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Envelope to Mrs John Richmond

Envelope to Mrs John Richmond

Joan Richmond collection
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Toorak, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1931
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Barraud No 2/901 chronometer with Poole's auxiliary compensated balance

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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Prouds Ltd, Diamond Merchants & Jewellers
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1820
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Envelope addressed to Mrs Maple-Brown, Springfield, Goulburn, NSW

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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1959
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Boomerang

Boomerang

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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Envelope addressed to W P Faithfull, Springfield, Goulburn

Envelope addressed to W P Faithfull, Springfield, Goulburn

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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William P. Faithfull
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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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1850
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Envelopes
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Parliament of Tasmania Penal Establishments, Hobart and Launceston Reports for 1886

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Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Reports
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1886
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Envelope addressed to Miss Faithfull, 17 March 1914

Envelope addressed to Miss Faithfull, 17 March 1914

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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1914
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Homo Australis

Homo Australis

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Australia
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Mr John Kron
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1999
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Poster - Tall ships, Tall Stories, Resistance Every Day Since 1788...

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Kerry Browning collection
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Political posters
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Australia
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1988
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Cast iron prison key

Cast iron prison key

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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An envelope

An envelope

Tony Hill collection no. 4
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Envelopes
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Plymouth, England
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Mr Anthony Hill
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Envelope address to Mrs Faithfull, Springfield, Goulburn

Envelope address to Mrs Faithfull, Springfield, Goulburn

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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1887
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Photographic glass plate positive depicting three men working in gully with prospector's cradle

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Richard Daintree collection
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Glass plate positives
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Queensland, Australia
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Richard Daintree
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1860
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Toy farm set

Toy farm set

Marion Douglas and Pamela Yonge collection
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Toy farms
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England, United Kingdom
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1860
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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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Cream, pale blue and gold embossed envelope enclosing a powder sachet

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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Photographic glass plate positive depicting seven men outside small slab and bark building

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Richard Daintree collection
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Glass plate positives
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Queensland, Australia
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Richard Daintree
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1860
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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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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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Top hat worn by William Faithfull

Top hat worn by William Faithfull

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Top hats
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William P. Faithfull
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1865
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Government House

Government House

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Government House, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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NSW Government
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1849
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'The Australian Sketchbook' by Samuel Thomas Gill (STG), Hamel & Ferguson, Melbourne, 1865

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S.T. Gill collection
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Art books
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Samuel T. Gill
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1865
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Pink envelope for holding postcards

Pink envelope for holding postcards

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Envelopes
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Armadale, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Envelope

Envelope

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Envelopes
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Giants of the Game

Giants of the Game

Nanette Ward collection
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Books
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London, England
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Hon H R. Lyttelton
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1856
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Envelope addressed to Mrs A. I. Maple Brown

Envelope addressed to Mrs A. I. Maple Brown

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Wallet style envelope

Wallet style envelope

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 3
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Envelopes
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian Olympic Commitee
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1956
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Envelope addressed to Petronella Wensing

Envelope addressed to Petronella Wensing

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Envelopes
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Haarlem, Holland
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Petronella Wensing
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1962
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Mourning envelope addressed to W. P. Faithfull in Augustus Lucian Faithfull's handwriting

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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The Courthouse, Parramatta

The Courthouse, Parramatta

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1849
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Envelope addressed to William Pitt Faithfull, Springfield, Goulburn

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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William P. Faithfull
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An envelope addressed to Frank Gibson by the Echuca Picnic Race Club, 12 September 1929

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Tirranna Race Club collection
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Envelopes
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1929
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19th Century folk art diorama which portrays Governor William Bligh's arrest during the Rum Rebellion in 1808

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Sotheby's collection no. 2
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Dioramas
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Australia
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Unknown
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1808
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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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Blank envelope

Blank envelope

Herbert Browne collection
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Envelopes
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Envelope addressed to Miss Faithfull Springfield Gouburn

Envelope addressed to Miss Faithfull Springfield Gouburn

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Portrait photograph of Mr John Cumming, by Batchelder & Co East Melbourne

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Jane Webster collection
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Cartes-de-visite
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East Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Batchelder & Co
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1865
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