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Thysanotus Patersoni

Thysanotus Patersoni

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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Cyathorphora Pteridoides

Cyathorphora Pteridoides

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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Photocopy of a press clipping titled 'Christian Gathering in Canberra outdraws the politicians'

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National Gathering of Christians collection
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Press clippings
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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News Weekly
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1988
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Program for Victorian Women's Cricket Association Farewell Dinner,1937

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Lorna Smith collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Elsie Deane
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1937
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TAKE ME TO YOUR APPROVAL RATING!

TAKE ME TO YOUR APPROVAL RATING!

Les Tanner collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Les Tanner
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1991
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Royal Melbourne Show Third Prize certificate awarded to MISS E. ROACH, Exhibit THE VICTOREE FOOD PRODUCTS, LADIES RIDING COMP. OVER FENCES, Class 239 No. 3880

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Colledge Family collection
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Certificates
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1949
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1867 Queen's Plate trophy won by (Sydney) Tim Whiffler

1867 Queen's Plate trophy won by (Sydney) Tim Whiffler

1867 Melbourne Cup and Queen's Plate collection
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Trophies
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr William Edwards
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Attack on Store Dray

Attack on Store Dray

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Samuel T. Gill
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1870
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Stock Exchange and Collins Street, Melbourne

Stock Exchange and Collins Street, Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Germany
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Statice Taxanthema

Statice Taxanthema

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1875
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Handwritten note that was pinned inside a pocket of a fur coat

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Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Unknown
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1990
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Beautiful Alexandra Gardens, Melbourne VIC.

Beautiful Alexandra Gardens, Melbourne VIC.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Commonwealth Parliament House menu for 23 October 1913

Commonwealth Parliament House menu for 23 October 1913

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 7
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Menus
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Parliament of Australia
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1913
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Styphelia Richei

Styphelia Richei

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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1875
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XVI Olympiad 1956 folio

XVI Olympiad 1956 folio

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 3
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Books
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian Olympic Commitee
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1956
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I'll be there at New Parliament House, National Gathering Canberra May 7-8 '88

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National Gathering of Christians collection
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Stickers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Pemara
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1988
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Convolvulus Erubescens

Convolvulus Erubescens

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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1875
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Tricoryne Elatior

Tricoryne Elatior

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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Metal rule

Metal rule

Les Robertson collection
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Rulers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Prince's Bridge, Melbourne, Australia

Prince's Bridge, Melbourne, Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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Mt Kosciusko

Mt Kosciusko

Bridge Family collection no. 1
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Pennants
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Screencraft
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1950
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Envelope for telegram

Envelope for telegram

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 2
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Envelopes
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Victoria, Australia
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Australian Red Cross Society
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1941
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Stellaria flaccida

Stellaria flaccida

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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1876
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Crosbie Morrison Annual Lecture Plaque to Professor D J Mulvaney

Crosbie Morrison Annual Lecture Plaque to Professor D J Mulv...

D J Mulvaney collection
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Plaques
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Museum Victoria
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1993
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Autographed photograph of Australian swimmer Fanny Durack

Autographed photograph of Australian swimmer Fanny Durack

National Sports Information Centre collection
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Photographs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Sears' Studios, Melbourne
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1918
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Platylobium formosum

Platylobium formosum

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1876
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Plaster bust

Plaster bust

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Busts
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Alan Heap
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Composing rule

Composing rule

Les Robertson collection
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Rulers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Composing rule

Composing rule

Les Robertson collection
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Rulers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Knitlock corner brickmaking machine designed and used by Walter Burley Griffin

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W Herbert and C Peters collection
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Brickmaking equipment
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Castlecrag, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Walter B. Griffin
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1920
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Queensland Federation medallion

Queensland Federation medallion

George and Sylvia Milne collection
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Medallions
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Stokes & Sons
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1901
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Metal rule

Metal rule

Les Robertson collection
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Rulers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Botanic Gardens. Ballarat

Botanic Gardens. Ballarat

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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St. Patrick's and Gordon Statue, Melbourne

St. Patrick's and Gordon Statue, Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Germany
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Princes Bridge, Melbourne

Princes Bridge, Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Photographic postcard depicting Mr. H.M. Kelaher

Photographic postcard depicting Mr. H.M. Kelaher

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Elizabeth Street, Melbourne

Elizabeth Street, Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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The Shrine Forecourt, Victoria's Memorial of the 1939-1945 War, Dedication by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second, 28 February 1954

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1954 Royal Tour Programmes collection
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Programs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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W D Joynt & Co
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1954
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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 and memo to Mrs Scates from Ian Smith

Letter and memo to Mrs Scates from Ian Smith

Robert Scates collection
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Letters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Hon Ian W. Smith
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1972
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Diagram for violin making

Diagram for violin making

Dods Violin and Viola collection
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Notes
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr William W. Dods
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1920
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The Federated Iron, Brass and Steel Moulders Union of Australasia

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Andrew Reeves collection no. 5
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Membership certificates
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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F W Niven & Co
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1899
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Melbourne 1956

Melbourne 1956

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 3
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Commemorative badges
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian Olympic Commitee
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1956
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Instruction and Recipe Book for pressure cooker made by the Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation

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MC Glenn collection
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Operating manuals
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation Pty Ltd
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1945
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Pultenaea gunnii

Pultenaea gunnii

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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1876
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Shifting spanner

Shifting spanner

Phillip Porta collection
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Wrenches
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Adelong, New South Wales, Australia
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John H. Gillman
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1850
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Booklet titled 'Official Rules of Hockey', used by Rose Little

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Rose Hooke collection
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Booklets
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Hartleys Sports Stores
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1915
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Night fishing

Night fishing

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Samuel T. Gill
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1870
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Newspaper clipping from the Melbourne Sun, 19 February 1949 (England v Australia 3rd Test  at the SCG).

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Australian Women's Cricket Council collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Melbourne Sun
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1949
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Gratiola Periviana

Gratiola Periviana

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1875
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Drosera Whittackeri

Drosera Whittackeri

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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1876
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Gown designed by Maticevski and worn by Jessica Mauboy at Eurovision 2014

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Maticevski Eurovision Gown collection
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Clothing
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Toni Maticevski
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2014
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Cartoon titled 'Don't mention the war'.

Cartoon titled 'Don't mention the war'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Matt Golding
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2001
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Snowy Mountains

Snowy Mountains

Bridge Family collection no. 1
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Pennants
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Screencraft
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1950
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Metal teapot

Metal teapot

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Teapots
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Stokes & Sons
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1988
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Telegram sent to Leo Steger by his mother in 1946

Telegram sent to Leo Steger by his mother in 1946

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 2
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Telegrams
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Germany
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Mrs Ulga Steger
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1946
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Xanthosia tridentata

Xanthosia tridentata

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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1876
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Styphelia virgata

Styphelia virgata

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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1875
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Digging stick or club

Digging stick or club

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Victorian Amateur Cycling Union road premiership 1933 gold fob shield won by Coburg Cycling Club members including Reg Goodwin

Victorian Amateur Cycling Union road premiership 1933 gold f...

Reg Goodwin collection
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Medallions
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Reginald A. Goodwin
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1933
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