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Height measurement gauges

Height measurement gauges

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Gauges
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Stub of a wax candle

Stub of a wax candle

John Docker collection
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Candles
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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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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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Adelaide Electric Trams, Opened March 9, 1909. First Car Driven by Mrs. Price.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Anne E. Price
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1909
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Hand made rigid fan made from woven plant fibre

Hand made rigid fan made from woven plant fibre

Odette O'Neill collection
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Hand fans
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Mr Victor L. Stiskin
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1938
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Handmade doily

Handmade doily

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1930
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Pair of Renato Balestra glasses, red tortoise shell frames with Bayview Optix Claremeont soft carry case

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Carmen Lawrence collection
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Spectacles
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Italy
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Renato Balestra
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1990
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Pair of epaulettes for a Senior Scout's uniform

Pair of epaulettes for a Senior Scout's uniform

Barry Williams collection
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Epaulettes
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Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1942
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Replica bottle doll swathed in blue and white fabric, as made at Wallaga Lake Aboriginal Mission during the 1930s

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Eileen Morgan collection
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Dolls
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Eileen Morgan
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1993
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And What is That Plan?

And What is That Plan?

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Chris Kelly
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1998
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Wooden hall chair with a removable black felt cushion, from the Prime Minister's Lodge

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Department of Home Affairs (Prime Minister's Lodge) collection
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Chairs
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Australia
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Mrs Ruth Lane Poole
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1926
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Letter - Commandants' Office, Port Arthur, 6 February 1846

Letter - Commandants' Office, Port Arthur, 6 February 1846

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Letters
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1846
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Fork

Fork

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Forks
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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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Totality by Kevin Gilbert

Totality by Kevin Gilbert

Eleanor Williams-Gilbert collection
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Linocuts
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Mr Kevin Gilbert
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1965
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Photograph of the Australian Labor Government in January 1971

Photograph of the Australian Labor Government in January 197...

Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Australian Labor Party
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Bread Knife

Bread Knife

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bread knives
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Sheffield, England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1930
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Cartoon titled 'Kim

Cartoon titled 'Kim "Policies..."'

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr John Allison
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2001
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Dessert spoon

Dessert spoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessertspoons
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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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Certificate of appointment as Minister

Certificate of appointment as Minister

Hon Lance Barnard collection
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Certificates
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Hon Lance H. Barnard
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1972
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Book titled 'Wedding Dress 1740-1970' written by Madelaine Ginsburg

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Margot Child collection
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Books
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London, England
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Victoria and Albert Museum
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1740
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The bow guard and torpedo caps of a Japanese midget submarine

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1942
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Election in the Air

Election in the Air

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Geoffrey R. Hook
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1998
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Black and white photograph of the Labor Party in front of Old Parliament House, 1951

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Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Australian Labor Party
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1951
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Three bowls

Three bowls

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bowls
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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King George's Sound

King George's Sound

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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J Carr
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1873
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Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'The full text of Sir John's statement is as follows; I have given careful consideration to the constitutional crisis...'

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Pat Rawlings collection
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Telegrams
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Australian Associated Press
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1975
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Canvas backpack used by Geoffrey Yen

Canvas backpack used by Geoffrey Yen

C J Yen Family collection
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Backpacks
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Paddy Pallin Pty Ltd
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1940
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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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Metal tray

Metal tray

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Trays
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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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Fork

Fork

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Forks
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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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Cartoon of Bob Hawke sweeping the land rights legislation under Ayers Rock

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Alan Moir collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Uluru, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Alan Moir
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1985
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Fowler's Vacola Jar no. 28

Fowler's Vacola Jar no. 28

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Food preserving jars
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Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Mavis Bridle
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1930
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Thick metal wire bow for stretching rabbit pelts

Thick metal wire bow for stretching rabbit pelts

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Leatherworking tools
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Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Rolfe Bridle
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1930
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White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessert dishes
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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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Disembarkation tag worn by Erin Craig when arriving in San Francisco on the SS 'Lurline' in 1946

Disembarkation tag worn by Erin Craig when arriving in San F...

Erin Craig collection
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Travel documents
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San Francisco, California, United States of America
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Erin Craig
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1946
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Box for 'Lister' Sheep-Shearing combs used at 'Rocky Plains' via Berridale

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Tony Preston collection no. 4
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Storage boxes
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Dursley, Gloucestershire, England
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R A Lister and Company Limited
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1910
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Knife

Knife

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Knives
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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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White ceramic dinner plate with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dinner plate with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dinner plates
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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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Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'An election for half the senate will be held on December 13...'

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Pat Rawlings collection
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Telegrams
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Australian Associated Press
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1975
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Railway pendulum wall clock

Railway pendulum wall clock

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Wall clocks
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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J M Wendt, Adelaide and Mount Gambier
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1887
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Cartoon of Malcolm Fraser saying 'MAINTAIN' and Gough Whitlam saying '...THE AGE!!'

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Warren Brown collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Warren Brown
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1992
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Handmade doily

Handmade doily

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Mrs Kathleen Simpson
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1930
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Bunch of keys marked HM Prison Campbell St Hobart 1834-1966

Bunch of keys marked HM Prison Campbell St Hobart 1834-1966

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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Dessert spoon

Dessert spoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessertspoons
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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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