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Contemporary glass sculpture on the wall of the Mitchell Library vestibule with Corinthian column decorations. View the collection of the State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au

Contemporary glass sculpture on the wall of the Mitchell Library vestibule with Corinthian column decorations. View the collection of the State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au

Houdini's spirit exposés from Houdini's own manuscripts, records and photographs / by Joseph Dunninger ; and Dunninger's physical investigations edited by Joseph H. Kraus.  New York : Experimenter Publishing Co., c1928.  Find more detailed information about this photograph:     http://library.sl.nsw.gov.au/record=b2937762 From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au

Houdini's spirit exposés from Houdini's own manuscripts, records and photographs / by Joseph Dunninger ; and Dunninger's physical investigations edited by Joseph H. Kraus. New York : Experimenter Publishing Co., c1928. Find more detailed information about this photograph: http://library.sl.nsw.gov.au/record=b2937762 From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au

Young Australia : an illustrated magazine for boys throughout the English-speaking world.  Find more detailed information about this photograph:      http://library.sl.nsw.gov.au/record=b1001918    From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au

Young Australia : an illustrated magazine for boys throughout the English-speaking world. Find more detailed information about this photograph: http://library.sl.nsw.gov.au/record=b1001918 From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au

Guide to Mohammedan festivals. Manuscript with gold illuminations, Cloisonné back and front covers, in cloth pouch.  Find more detailed information about this photograph:    http://library.sl.nsw.gov.au/record=b1353213  From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au

Guide to Mohammedan festivals. Manuscript with gold illuminations, Cloisonné back and front covers, in cloth pouch. Find more detailed information about this photograph: http://library.sl.nsw.gov.au/record=b1353213 From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au

The plays of Shakespeare, in nine volumes. This miniature edition of Shakespeare is less than 9 centimetres high.  Find more detailed information about this photograph:    http://library.sl.nsw.gov.au/record=b3019530  From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au

The plays of Shakespeare, in nine volumes. This miniature edition of Shakespeare is less than 9 centimetres high. Find more detailed information about this photograph: http://library.sl.nsw.gov.au/record=b3019530 From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au

Manuscript of a "Boating party setting forth from a castle" by "The Spanish Forger".  	The Spanish Forger, a skillful and prolific forger active around 1890 to 1910, was probably French.  Find more detailed information about this photograph:  http://library.sl.nsw.gov.au/record=b1397789  From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au

Manuscript of a "Boating party setting forth from a castle" by "The Spanish Forger". The Spanish Forger, a skillful and prolific forger active around 1890 to 1910, was probably French. Find more detailed information about this photograph: http://library.sl.nsw.gov.au/record=b1397789 From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au

A Kammavaca is a holy book given to Buddhist monks upon their ordination.  Find more detailed information about this photograph:    http://library.sl.nsw.gov.au/search/X?t:(kammavaca)=2  From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au

A Kammavaca is a holy book given to Buddhist monks upon their ordination. Find more detailed information about this photograph: http://library.sl.nsw.gov.au/search/X?t:(kammavaca)=2 From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au

Design for "OZ?" "Tapestry", ca 1986 / by Martin Sharp. Textile wall hanging which hangs in the reading room of the State Library of New South Wales.  View the collection of the State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au

Design for "OZ?" "Tapestry", ca 1986 / by Martin Sharp. Textile wall hanging which hangs in the reading room of the State Library of New South Wales. View the collection of the State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au

Captain James Cook. Watercolour on ivory miniature in gold frame.  Find more detailed information about this image: http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=431489  From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales: www.sl.nsw.gov.au

Captain James Cook. Watercolour on ivory miniature in gold frame. Find more detailed information about this image: http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=431489 From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales: www.sl.nsw.gov.au

British pepperbox revolver used by Wingfield, a Tasmanian bushranger, ca. 1840-1850. Find more detailed information about this photograph: acms.sl.nsw.gov.a... From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales: www.sl.nsw.gov.au

British pepperbox revolver used by Wingfield, a Tasmanian bushranger, ca. 1840-1850. Find more detailed information about this photograph: acms.sl.nsw.gov.a... From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales: www.sl.nsw.gov.au


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Book of hours 15th cent. Latin. (Ms. State Library of N.S.W. )   From 1490, really old and really cool  To search for more State Library's collection http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/

Book of hours 15th cent. Latin. (Ms. State Library of N.S.W. ) From 1490, really old and really cool To search for more State Library's collection http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/

[Copy of the Freedom of the City of London granted to Benjamin Vallentine on the 20th of November, 1838 by the Chamberlain].  To search the State Library's collection http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/

[Copy of the Freedom of the City of London granted to Benjamin Vallentine on the 20th of November, 1838 by the Chamberlain]. To search the State Library's collection http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/

The smallest English dictionary in the world (title), [ca. 1883]  To search the State Library's collection http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/

The smallest English dictionary in the world (title), [ca. 1883] To search the State Library's collection http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/

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Helen Frank, Grand Hall, Met Museum LGE Fine Art Consulting

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Arhaus Aurora mirrored console/desk/vanity

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Spotted this "Brooklyn Bridge Triptych" Set of 3 Print on Rue La La. Shop (quickly!).

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Nest Adaptive memory and phone / tablet controllable thermostat for the home $249

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