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John Rodgers Marine Chronometer No 1/1853, with accessories in a wooden case

John Rodgers Marine Chronometer No 1/1853, with accessories ...

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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John Rodgers
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1868
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The Scorpion (constellation), Yirrkala, 1948

The Scorpion (constellation), Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1948
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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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Telegram on the marriage of Michael McInerney and Mary O'Leary

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Carmel O'Brien collection
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Telegrams
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1948
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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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Patjiparan
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1954
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Orroroo, South Australia, Australia
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Country Women's Association
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1947
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Letter of congratulations from Trish Maguire to Edna Thompson for receiving her British Empire Medal, 1977

Letter of congratulations from Trish Maguire to Edna Thompso...

Thompson Family collection
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Letters
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Cairo, Egypt
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Edna M. Thompson
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1977
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Poster titled 'Post Office communication services are vital to the development of Australian industries'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Small china bowl

Small china bowl

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bowls
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1970
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Autograph book used by Lois Grosse (nee Ottens) when a school child.

Autograph book used by Lois Grosse (nee Ottens) when a schoo...

Lois Grosse collection
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Autograph books
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South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Lois V. Grosse
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1947
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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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Commonwealth Railways Gold Life Pass issued to the Hon King O'Malley

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Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Transport passes
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Australia
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Commonwealth Railways
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1912
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Dustpan embossed with an image of Old Parliament House

Dustpan embossed with an image of Old Parliament House

Revolve Inc collection
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Dustpan and brush sets
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1927
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Electric light globe

Electric light globe

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Electric light globes
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United Kingdom
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General Electric Company
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1940
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Brown leather suitcase with 'W.H.E.' (Walter Herbert Eddison) impressed in black in the centre of the lid

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Marion Douglas and Pamela Yonge collection
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Suitcases
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Walter H. Eddison
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1913
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Poster -

Poster - "Who Controls the Keys? Who Punches Them?"

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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Ninth page of documentary material relating to the Mills Sisters

Ninth page of documentary material relating to the Mills Sis...

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Documents
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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The Mills Sisters, Singers, Dancers, Cultural Ambassadors and Perfo...
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1992
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Gold panning dish

Gold panning dish

Claude Dunshea collection no. 1
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Mining equipment
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Shoalhaven Gorge, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Claude Dunshea
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1930
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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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Walka design from Ernabella by Watulya, 1954

Walka design from Ernabella by Watulya, 1954

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Acrylic paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Watulya
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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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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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1954
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

AR Eadie collection
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Spearthrowers
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Not provided
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1977
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Copy-translation of a testamur from the University of Latvia certifying that Lilija Busmanis (Brakmanis) acquired the degree of a Doctor for Dental Disease, in 1933

Copy-translation of a testamur from the University of Latvia...

Dace Dzelzkalns collection
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Testamurs
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Latvia
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Mrs Lilija Kokle
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1947
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Wedding invitation

Wedding invitation

Margot Child collection
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Invitations
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Mrs Margot Child
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1977
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'Turky and Emu'  by Dick Roughsey, 1977

'Turky and Emu' by Dick Roughsey, 1977

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Acrylic paintings
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1977
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Jungle Gym presented to Ainslie Primary School by Prime Minister James Scullin in 1930

Jungle Gym presented to Ainslie Primary School by Prime Mini...

Ainslie Primary School collection no. 1
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Recreational equipment
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Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
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Jungle Gym Inc
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1923
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Black and white promotional postcard photograph of the cast from Bunkey-doo around a 2GB microphone

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Enid Treadgold collection
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Photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Radio 2GB, Sydney
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1935
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Cadbury's Bourn-Vita tin

Cadbury's Bourn-Vita tin

Bothwell Museum collection
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Food storage containers
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Cadburys
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1920
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Stone knife with sheath

Stone knife with sheath

Keith Goddard collection
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Knives
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Not provided
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1948
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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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Black and grey velvet hat worn by Dame Pattie Menzies

Black and grey velvet hat worn by Dame Pattie Menzies

Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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Hats
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Kew, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Anne Harrison
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1955
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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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Certificate

Certificate

George Zagora collection
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Certificates
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1948
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Djunkgao (Djung'kawu) and Madalait at Jelangbara (Yalangbara) - Yirrkala, 1948

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1948
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Cartoon depicting US President Nixon's head as an American eagle

Cartoon depicting US President Nixon's head as an American e...

Louis Zmak collection
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Cartoons
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United States of America
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Frank Benier
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1961
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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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Round tin basin

Round tin basin

Claude Dunshea collection no. 1
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Basins
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Shoalhaven Gorge, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Claude Dunshea
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1930
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Saw-setting tool

Saw-setting tool

John Docker collection
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Saw-setting tools
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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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Wooden cell door, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Wooden cell door, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart