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Pair of metal spurs with brown leather straps

Pair of metal spurs with brown leather straps

Colledge Family collection
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Spurs
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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White ceramic soup bowl with letters CACS

White ceramic soup bowl with letters CACS

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Soup bowls
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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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Piece of fabric screenprinted with the 'Kangaroo Hunt' pattern, made by Annan Fabrics, Mosman, about 1941

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Alexandra Kirkwood collection
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Screenprints
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Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Annan Fabrics
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1941
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Black and white photograph of Ben Chifley and four men

Black and white photograph of Ben Chifley and four men

Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Mr Joseph B. Chifley
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Cartoon of trade unionist John Halfpenny and federal Labor politician John Button

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1986
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Fine tooth saw blade

Fine tooth saw blade

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Saw blades
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Rectangular fawn-coloured lacquered canvas suitcase with a red, yellow and black stripe pattern

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Colledge Family collection
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Suitcases
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Scout's Friend to Animals badge certificate

Scout's Friend to Animals badge certificate

Barry Williams collection
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Certificates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1942
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No.2 Medium 146 black charcoal pencil

No.2 Medium 146 black charcoal pencil

Noelle Sandwith collection no. 1
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Pencils
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Germany
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J S. Staedtler
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Counter sink

Counter sink

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Tools
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Australian Women's Land Army

Australian Women's Land Army

Australian Women's Land Army collection
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Wartime badges
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Australian Womens Land Army
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1942
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Soup spoon

Soup spoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Soup spoons
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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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ALP Milton La Trobe

ALP Milton La Trobe

Peter Milton collection
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T-shirts
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Milton
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1980
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Dustpan brush

Dustpan brush

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dustpan and brush sets
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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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Timber tool box

Timber tool box

John Docker collection
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Tool boxes
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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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GRANVILLE SHOW. 1942, red felt show pennant with gold-coloured block text

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Colledge Family collection
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Prizes
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Granville, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1942
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Shield

Shield

Odette O'Neill collection
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Shields
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Mr Victor L. Stiskin
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1938
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Dark brown leather wallet used by Ben Chifley

Dark brown leather wallet used by Ben Chifley

MJ Brown collection
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Wallets
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Mr Joseph B. Chifley
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Sauce Dispenser

Sauce Dispenser

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dispensers
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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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It's Oscar time again...

It's Oscar time again...

Clarrie King collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Clarrie King
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1976
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Brass fastening latch

Brass fastening latch

Department of Defence collection
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Fasteners
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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Convict-made brick with an 'O' stamped in the centre of one face

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David Westcott collection no. 4
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Convict bricks
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New South Wales, Australia
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John Onus
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1833
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Bore gauge

Bore gauge

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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Unissued Commonwealth Railways Gold Life Pass

Unissued Commonwealth Railways Gold Life Pass

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Transport passes
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Commonwealth Railways
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1975
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Harvest of Endurance: A History of the Chinese in Australia 1788-1988

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Australia-China Friendship Society collection
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Scrolls
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Australia
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Mr Mo Xiangyi
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1987
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The Ramblers Walking Club Programme 1949-1950

The Ramblers Walking Club Programme 1949-1950

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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Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering

Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering "LOX"

Cregan Family collection
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Stencils
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Naas Valley, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr John Cregan
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1920
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Sand Castles

Sand Castles

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Cathy Wilcox
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1999
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Typeface for the letter 'T'

Typeface for the letter 'T'

Les Robertson collection
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Type pieces
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Jack plane with a timber body and a steel blade

Jack plane with a timber body and a steel blade

John Docker collection
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Jack 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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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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Timber lamp stand with a standard bayonet light fitting

Timber lamp stand with a standard bayonet light fitting

Department of Home Affairs (Prime Minister's Lodge) collection
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Lamps
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The Lodge, Deakin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Parliament of Australia
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1927
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Scout's Artist badge certificate

Scout's Artist badge certificate

Barry Williams collection
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Certificates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Barry Williams
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1946
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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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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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Cartoon titled 'A Vote For John Howard'.

Cartoon titled 'A Vote For John Howard'.

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 Harry Bruce
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2001
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Replica bottle doll swathed in blue and white fabric, as made at Wallaga Lake Aboriginal Mission during the 1930s

Replica bottle doll swathed in blue and white fabric, as mad...

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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Shovel

Shovel

Claude Dunshea collection no. 1
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Shovels
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Savage Co Ltd
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1930
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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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Teaspoon

Teaspoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Teaspoons
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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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Cartoon book, 'Wally and the Major' by Stan Cross

Cartoon book, 'Wally and the Major' by Stan Cross

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 16
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Books
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1939
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Cartoon of Bob Hogg and Andrew Robb

Cartoon of Bob Hogg and Andrew Robb

Ward O'Neill collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1992
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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England
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Set of indelible pencils

Set of indelible pencils

Bridge Family collection no. 3
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Pencils
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Gold metallic cloth and black woollen coat, worn by Gertud Bodenwieser when taking on-stage acknowledgements

Gold metallic cloth and black woollen coat, worn by Gertud B...

Cuckson Bodenwieser collection no. 1
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Coats
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New South Wales, Australia
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Eileen Cramer
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1940
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Natives of Carpentaria

Natives of Carpentaria

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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T Baines
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1873
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Hone

Hone

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Tools
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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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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Gareth Reflects

Gareth Reflects