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Smooth wood plane

Smooth wood plane

John Docker collection
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Planes
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Glasgow, Scotland
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Alex Mathieson & Son
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1920
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Fine toothed hacksaw blade

Fine toothed hacksaw blade

John Docker collection
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Saw blades
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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Circular button brooch of gold-coloured metal, part of Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

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George Pappas collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Megisti, Greece
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Rose Pappas
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1922
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Child's drawing by Peter, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Peter, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Peter
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1954
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Geography textbook used by Bette Gordon, 1942-1943

Geography textbook used by Bette Gordon, 1942-1943

Bette McLean collection
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Textbooks
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Mrs Bette McLean
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1942
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Square white cotton table centre cloth made by Una May Roadknight at Orbost, Victoria, in 1906

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Una May Irvine collection no. 1
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Table linen
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Orbost, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Una M. Irvine
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1906
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Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No. 6. Red Scented Hibiscus

Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No. 6. Red Scented Hibiscus

Joyce Knife collection
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Matchboxes
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Cremorne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Bryant and May
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1950
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Letter providing an employment reference for Miss Edith Spence from Lilian Peer, Technical High School

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Business letters
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1912
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May Day 1979 World Peace IYC

May Day 1979 World Peace IYC

Union of Australian Women collection
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Commemorative badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Second 1954 by William Dargie

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William Dargie portrait of Queen Elizabeth II collection
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Portraits
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London, England
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Sir William Dargie CBE
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1954
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Poster

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Put this hospital on the map

Put this hospital on the map

Union of Australian Women collection
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Pamphlets
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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String bag

String bag

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Bags
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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War drum

War drum

Papuan Official collection
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Musical drums
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1919
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Steel hand drill with a round wooden handle

Steel hand drill with a round wooden handle

George O Crawford collection
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Hand drills
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr George O. Crawford
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1900
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Factory made wooden dolly peg

Factory made wooden dolly peg

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes pegs
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New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
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Pioneer Woodware Co
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1930
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Set of glasses for the Commonwealth Parliament

Set of glasses for the Commonwealth Parliament

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Drinking glasses
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Leap Year 1912

Leap Year 1912

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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1912
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Ashtray

Ashtray

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Ashtrays
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Child's drawing by Nyurigka, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Nyurigka, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyurigka
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1954
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Partially frozen river, with water flowing in the centre, and the Kalgan bridge in the distance 14.3.1914

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Claw hammer

Claw hammer

John Docker collection
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Hammers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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Cartoon titled 'Automation' depicting Sir Eric Harrison and Sir Robert Menzies

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Sir Eric Harrison collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Norm Mitchell
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1938
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Rabbet plane

Rabbet plane

John Docker collection
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Rabbet planes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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Pair of knee-length black leather riding boots

Pair of knee-length black leather riding boots

Colledge Family collection
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Riding boots
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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ACTIVE Spring 1993

ACTIVE Spring 1993

Union of Australian Women collection
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Newsletters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1993
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Irrigating on the Youmanfu Plains, Apl 1920

Irrigating on the Youmanfu Plains, Apl 1920

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Toilet set

Toilet set

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bathroom accessories
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Bakewell Brothers Ltd
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1910
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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Acrylic paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Napura
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1954
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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Acrylic paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Napura
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1954
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New Norfolk near Hobart, Tasmania

New Norfolk near Hobart, Tasmania

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1919
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Kitchen knife

Kitchen knife

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Kitchen knives
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Sheffield, England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1940
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Glass plate negative - Aboriginal prisoners, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1905
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Plant fibre basket

Plant fibre basket

Odette O'Neill collection
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Baskets
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Mr Victor L. Stiskin
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1938
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The Ramblers Walking Club Programme 1947-1948

The Ramblers Walking Club Programme 1947-1948

Elery Hamilton-Smith collection
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Programs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Ramblers Walking Club
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1942
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Photograph of a street scene with a multi story building to the left and a grassy area in front of the building

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Rip saw

Rip saw

John Docker collection
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Saws
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London, England
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L Pabble & Sanderson
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1920
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Timber tool box

Timber tool box