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Pearl brooch given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her husband on their wedding anniversary in 1826

Pearl brooch given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her hu...

Diana Baxter collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1826
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A Century at Moore Park Best Exhibit Beef Shorthorns 1882-1982

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Woodleigh Shorthorn Stud collection
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Medals
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Amor Pty Ltd
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1882
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Uncirculated 1997 one dollar coin

Uncirculated 1997 one dollar coin

Royal Australian Mint collection no. 2
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One dollar coins
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Royal Australian Mint
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1997
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Ansonia Parisian parlour clock with an ornate wood and glass case

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Doris Grattan collection
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Shelf clocks
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New York, United States of America
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Ansonia Clock Company
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1879
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Cream cotton corset

Cream cotton corset

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Corsets
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1900
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Griddle Iron

Griddle Iron

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Cooking equipment
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Horse team equaliser

Horse team equaliser

Doreen Liddle collection
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Horse tack
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Narridy, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Jack P. Liddle
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1900
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PS 'Enterprise' built in Echuca, Victoria, in 1878

PS 'Enterprise' built in Echuca, Victoria, in 1878

Graeme Rex and Jane Avril Niehus collection no. 1
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Paddle-steamers
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Beverley, Yorkshire, England
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Beverley Iron Coy Limited
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1877
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Plaque to commemorate the Australian May Day Centenary 1891 - 1991, with display stand

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Plaques
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1891
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Pearl brooch given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her husband on their wedding anniversary in 1826

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Diana Baxter collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1826
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ACME 'Invincible' clothes wringer

ACME 'Invincible' clothes wringer

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes wringers
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Glasgow, Scotland
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ACME Manufacturing Co
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1900
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Section of the Number 2 rabbit-proof fence from Hill View Homestead, Meekatharra, WA

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Geoff and Sheila Lacy collection
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Fences
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Meekatharra, Western Australia, Australia
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Government of Western Australia
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1903
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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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Pearl necklace given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her husband on their wedding anniversary in 1826

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Diana Baxter collection no. 1
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Necklaces
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Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1826
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Metal saddle-shaped baseplate mould for the share stamping p...

Jack Liddle collection
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Moulds
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Narridy, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Jack P. Liddle
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1900
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Five-horse power Lundell brand electric motor, used at the C...

Department of Administrative Services collection
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Motors
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United States of America
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Sprague Electric Co
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1890
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Plough share stamping press used by Jack Liddle, Blacksmith,...

Jack Liddle collection
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Blacksmithing tools
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Narridy, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Jack P. Liddle
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1900
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Five-horse power Lundell electric motor, used at the Cockato...

Department of Administrative Services collection
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United States of America
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Sprague Electric Co
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1890
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"WHITE" branded black metal treadle sewing machine that fold...

Joyce Riley collection
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Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
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The White Sewing Machine Company
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1900
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Fastening pin for latch

Department of Defence collection
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London, England
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John Rodgers
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1868
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Pearl brooch given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her husband on their wedding anniversary in 1826

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Diana Baxter collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1826
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Varnished cedar balloon-backed chair, made for the Postmaste...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Chairs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1873
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Small metal hand drill used by Jack Liddle, Blacksmith, Narr...

Jack Liddle collection
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Narridy, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Jack P. Liddle
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1900
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Willans & Robinson tandem compound twin-cylinder engine No 2347, sent to Western Australia in 1896

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Messrs FE, MW & SU Baldwin collection
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Twin cylinder engines
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Thames Ditton, Surrey, England
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Willans & Robinson Co
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1895
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1997 Royal Australian Mint Proof Coin Set

Royal Australian Mint collection no. 2
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Coin proof sets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Royal Australian Mint
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1997
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Large rectangular wooden wool-sorting table

Large rectangular wooden wool-sorting table

Richard and Carolyn Forster collection
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Tables
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New South Wales, Australia
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1880
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Large metal hand drill used by Jack Liddle, Blacksmith, Narr...

Jack Liddle collection
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Narridy, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Jack P. Liddle
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1900
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Varnished cedar balloon-backed chair, made for the Postmaste...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1873
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Varnished cedar balloon-backed chair, made for the Postmaste...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1873
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Manual share forming machine used by Jack Liddle, Blacksmith...

Doreen Liddle collection
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Blacksmithing tools
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Narridy, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Jack P. Liddle
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1900
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Britains brand toy fallen tree log for see-saw

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Toy farms
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Britains Ltd.
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1907
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Britians brand metal toy farm scenery accessory, gate and br...

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Toy farms
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Britains Ltd.
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1907
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Manual share forming machine with a wooden stump mount and f...

Doreen Liddle collection
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Blacksmithing tools
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Narridy, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Jack P. Liddle
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1900
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Music cabinet

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Cabinets
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Hand threader used by Jack Liddle, Blacksmith, Narridy, Sout...

Jack Liddle collection
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Blacksmithing tools
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Narridy, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Jack P. Liddle
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1900
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John Broadwood and Sons Oblique Upright Piano, No.57621

John Broadwood and Sons Oblique Upright Piano, No.57621

Diane Fuller collection
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Upright pianos
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London, England
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John Broadwood & Sons
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1880
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Case key

Department of Defence collection
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Keys
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London, England
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R Gardner
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1893
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Iron tricycle c.1900

Bothwell Museum collection
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Tricycles
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Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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Bothwell Museum
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1900
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Triangular plough share made by the share stamping press use...

Jack Liddle collection
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Machinery blades
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Narridy, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Jack P. Liddle
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1900
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Fishing flies inside confectionery tin

Fishing flies inside confectionery tin

Gidleigh Collection
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Fishing lures
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Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Ball and ring bunion shoe stretcher

Ball and ring bunion shoe stretcher

Gidleigh Collection
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Bootmaking tools
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Sheffield, England
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1836
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Fastening pin for latch on chronometer

Department of Defence collection
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Fasteners
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London, England
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John Poole
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1855
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WHITE brand black metal treadle sewing machine that folds into a wooden table-cabinet

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Joyce Riley collection
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Sewing machines
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Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
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The White Sewing Machine Company
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1900
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Latch for chronometer

Department of Defence collection
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Fasteners
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London, England
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John Poole
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1855
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General Electric Company electric motor, used at the Cockato...

Department of Administrative Services collection
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Motors
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Cockatoo Island, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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General Electric Company
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1881
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Britians brand toy wheelbarrow

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Toy farms
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Britains Ltd.
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1907
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One-horse power Lundell brand electric motor, used at the Co...

Department of Administrative Services collection
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Motors
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United States of America
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Sprague Electric Co
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1880
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Varnished cedar cabinet in two sections, made for the GPO Sy...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Cabinets
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1873
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Latch for chronometer

Department of Defence collection
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Fasteners
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London, England
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John Rodgers
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1868
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Five-horse power Lundell brand electric motor, used at the C...

Department of Administrative Services collection
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Motors
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United States of America
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Sprague Electric Co
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1890
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Brown painted canvas trunk

Brown painted canvas trunk

T, K, N and J Helms collection
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Trunks
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Rudolph A. Helms
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1854
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H V McKay Sunshine Seed and Fertilizer Drill

H V McKay Sunshine Seed and Fertilizer Drill

Australian Fertilizers Ltd collection
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Seed drills
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Victoria, Australia
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H V McKay Pty Ltd
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1900
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Scholefield double-barrelled hammer action, 12 gauge breech loading shotgun

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Richard Brooks collection
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Shotguns
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England, United Kingdom
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Scholefield
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1880
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Captain Cook Bi-Centenary Celebrations medallion

Captain Cook Bi-Centenary Celebrations medallion

Justice Else-Mitchell collection no. 1
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Medallions
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Australia
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Captain James Cook
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1770
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Varnished cedar writing desk, bought expressly for the GPO S...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Alex W Norton, Cabinet Maker, Upholsterer and Commission Agent
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1873
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Cultivator share

Doreen Liddle collection
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Machinery blades
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Narridy, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Jack P. Liddle
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1900
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Longcase clock made of Australian Blackwood in the Renaissan...

George Bebbington collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Benjamin H. Knapton
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1890
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Plough share stamping press used by Jack Liddle, Blacksmith,...

Jack Liddle collection
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Blacksmithing tools
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Narridy, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Jack P. Liddle
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1900
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