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Christmas decoration

Christmas decoration

Margaret Twiss collection
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Christmas decorations
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Beaumont, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Margaret Twiss
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1960
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Mid-set dividers

Mid-set dividers

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Measuring instruments
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Brown paper bag used by archaeologist Professor D J Mulvaney

Brown paper bag used by archaeologist Professor D J Mulvaney

D J Mulvaney collection
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Paper bags
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Professor Derek J. Mulvaney
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1956
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Mount Cook, Southern Alps, New Zealand, 25 February 1912

Mount Cook, Southern Alps, New Zealand, 25 February 1912

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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New Zealand
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1912
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Scythe stone

Scythe stone

Lorna May Colwell collection no. 1
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Sharpening stones
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Oakleigh, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Thomas Colwell
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1900
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Poster for 'International Women's Day' dinner event, Newcastle Workers Club, 1986

Poster for 'International Women's Day' dinner event, Newcast...

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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Poster 'IT TAKES ONLY ONE NUCLEAR WEAPON TO SPOIL YOUR DAY...'

Poster 'IT TAKES ONLY ONE NUCLEAR WEAPON TO SPOIL YOUR DAY.....

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political posters
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Australia
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Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament
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1960
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Square orange cushion

Square orange cushion

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Cushions
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1930
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Small metal compression spring

Small metal compression spring

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Components
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Bark painting depicting a shark, Groote Eylandt NT

Bark painting depicting a shark, Groote Eylandt NT

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Rucksack

Rucksack

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Backpacks
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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1912
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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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Black and white photograph of people on either side of the fence dividing East and West Berlin, 1961

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Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Berlin, Germany
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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1961
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Clear glass bottle in the form of a standing kangaroo holding a cricket bat

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Terence Lane collection
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Bottles
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Australia
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1910
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Perfume bottle

Perfume bottle

Anne Girard collection
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Perfume bottles
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Melbourne Glass Bottle Works
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1900
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Child's drawing by unknown child, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by unknown child, Ernabella SA

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

Poster - "Hiroshima Never Again"

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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Spherical crockery shard which is blue with tan coloured swirls

Spherical crockery shard which is blue with tan coloured swi...

Doris Nash collection
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Shards
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Parkes, New South Wales, Australia
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1887
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Poster -

Poster - "The Story of the Forwards/Backwards Land"

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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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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Tjikalayi
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1954
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Prison truncheon, about 1940

Prison truncheon, about 1940

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Weapons
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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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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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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Angkunanya
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1954
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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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Companion brand blowtorch

Companion brand blowtorch

George and Mary Weir collection
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Blowtorches
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Sweden
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Max Sievert AB
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1949
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Walka designs from Ernabella

Walka designs from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Pastel drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Bennett Tjkalayinya
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1954
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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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Newspaper clipping titled 'Off To Perth'

Newspaper clipping titled 'Off To Perth'

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Jean Tooth
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Certificat de letat, Valeur 1000 roubles, Interets 4 1/2%, Banque Fonciere

Certificat de letat, Valeur 1000 roubles, Interets 4 1/2%, B...

Olga Riet collection
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Financial records
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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Guard, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Guard, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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MUA

MUA

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Dean Alston
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1998
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Paved area leading to cells Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Paved area leading to cells Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Colourised photographic postcard of Lane Cover River, NSW

Colourised photographic postcard of Lane Cover River, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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1884
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Whitework oval linen table centre in mountmellick work

Whitework oval linen table centre in mountmellick work

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Table linen
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1900
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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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Poster -

Poster - "We, the People of Noonkanbah, Call for Support"

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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Novelty ceramic ashtray or pin tray in the form of a young girl

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JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 3
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Ashtrays
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Chatswood, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mashman Bros
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1910
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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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Hospital Buildings, Brisbane Q.

Hospital Buildings, Brisbane Q.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1912
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Bringing in the Bush Hay

Bringing in the Bush Hay

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Three receipts sent from W. S. Foxall to Robert Lionel Faithfull, 1911 to 1912

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Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Receipts
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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W.A. Martin
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1912
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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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Incomplete lizard sculpture, Ernabella SA

Incomplete lizard sculpture, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Dial gauge

Dial 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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.22 revolver with a black handle and leather holster associated with Milo Dunphy

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Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Revolvers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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