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Metal blue ashtray

Metal blue ashtray

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Ashtrays
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Commonwealth of Australia
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1940
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Waist ornament

Waist ornament

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Waistbands
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Uraputawai
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1965
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Lid from wedding cake box

Lid from wedding cake box

Margot Child collection
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Lids
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Mrs Margot Child
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1949
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Wiltshire brand wood taper file

Wiltshire brand wood taper file

John Docker collection
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Files (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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Replica of an 1853 cast iron doorstop depicting a kangaroo standing on a rocky mound, 1970s

Replica of an 1853 cast iron doorstop depicting a kangaroo s...

Terence Lane collection
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Doorstops
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Birmingham, West Midlands, England
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Archibald Kenrick & Sons
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1853
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Model 'Endeavour' cannon and carriage

Model 'Endeavour' cannon and carriage

Model 'Endeavour' Cannon collection
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Small scale models
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HMB Endeavour
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1969
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Poster 'August mobilisation to end the war in Vietnam SUNDAY AUGUST 13th AT 2.00 pm SYDNEY'

Poster 'August mobilisation to end the war in Vietnam SUNDAY...

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political posters
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Vietnam
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United States Armed Forces
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1965
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1945
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Sticker

Sticker

Union of Australian Women collection
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Stickers
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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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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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Cymatiidae Gelagna Succincta (rare)

Cymatiidae Gelagna Succincta (rare)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Cobourg Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1970
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Grand Lodge of the District of Columbia paperweight

Grand Lodge of the District of Columbia paperweight

Ronald L Gale Masonic collection no. 1
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Paperweights
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District of Columbia, United States of America
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Mr Ronald L. Gale
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1967
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Pair of brown leather elastic-sided ankle length riding boots

Pair of brown leather elastic-sided ankle length riding boot...

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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Transit document 1949

Transit document 1949

L Bartaska collection
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Travel documents
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Lithuania
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1949
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Child's drawing by Payula, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Payula, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Payula Jack
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1954
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Certificate - Beauty course diploma

Certificate - Beauty course diploma

Bette McLean collection
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Certificates
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England
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Mrs Elizabeth D. Gordon
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1967
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