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Photograph of 'Hector Cat' at work

Photograph of 'Hector Cat' at work

Ian Yeaman collection
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Photographs
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Road Safety Council of the Australian Capital Territory Inc
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1971
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Wooden fighting club with Sennit 'mag magi' patterning, presented to Victor Carell by the Government of Fiji

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Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Clubs
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Kabara Island, Lau Eastern group, Fiji
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Mr Victor Carell
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1972
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Letter from W G Ross, Launceston Lifelink Inc, to R Hope Johnstone, 17 July 1972

Letter from W G Ross, Launceston Lifelink Inc, to R Hope Joh...

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Business letters
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Tasmania, Australia
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W G. Ross
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1972
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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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Drawing of pandanus

Drawing of pandanus

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Drawings
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Thursday (Waiben) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Val Keenan
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1992
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Humane rabbit trap 'jump-trap' with black rubber-lined jaws

Humane rabbit trap 'jump-trap' with black rubber-lined jaws

Brian Coman collection
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Rabbit traps
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United States of America
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Dr Brian J. Coman
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1983
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Saibai Island Dancing Chief Mr Calaros Isua - Greetings from Torress Strait

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1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Photographic postcards
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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Saibai Island Dance Group
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1992
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Ray and Dallas Maple Family collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Ray Maple
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1968
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1913 Delaunay-Belleville Tourer

1913 Delaunay-Belleville Tourer

Green's Motorcade Museum collection
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Motor cars
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Delaunay-Belleville
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1913
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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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Mintjinya
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1954
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Boomerang with painted images of a figure with a spear and a kangaroo, attributed to Lin Onus

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Lin Onus
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1972
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Plastic bead necklace

Plastic bead necklace

Claire Smith collection
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Necklaces
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Barunga, Northern Territory, Australia
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Larissa Lee
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1992
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Bone china dessert dish printed with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Dessert dishes
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England
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Royal Grafton
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1957
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Patty pan tray

Patty pan tray

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Baking trays
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1960
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Go / No go gauge

Go / No go 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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Nomad brand 'walking' lawn sprinkler

Nomad brand 'walking' lawn sprinkler

David and Margaret Ride collection
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Sprinklers
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Western Australia, Australia
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Dr David Ride
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1959
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Wooden platform on a metal frame

Wooden platform on a metal frame

Jim McMahon collection
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Stands
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Jim McMahon
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1983
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Official Opening Ceremony of Tumut 3 Project

Official Opening Ceremony of Tumut 3 Project

Snowy Scheme - Ken Johnson collection
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Pamphlets
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Cooma, New South Wales, Australia
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Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Authority
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1972
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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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Two Conidae Conus Viola shells (uncommon)

Two Conidae Conus Viola shells (uncommon)

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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1968
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Fasciolariidae Latirus Carpentariensis

Fasciolariidae Latirus Carpentariensis

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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1969
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A quiet day with Mother tea-towel

A quiet day with Mother tea-towel

Union of Australian Women collection
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Tea-towels
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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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Bird

Bird

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Mutitjulu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Pulya Taylor
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1982
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Seed necklace

Seed necklace

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Necklaces
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Cook Islands
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Mr Victor Carell
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1969
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Six Conidae Conus Coronatus shells

Six Conidae Conus Coronatus shells

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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1969
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Badge titled 'Let the Palestinians return'

Badge titled 'Let the Palestinians return'

General Palestinian Delegation collection
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Political badges
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Palestine
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Palestine Liberation Organisation
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1982
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Bird sculpture

Bird sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Mildred Lyons
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1982
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Envelope containing six limited edition prints produced for the Vietnam Moratorium Campaign, 1970

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People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Prints
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Vietnam Moratorium Campaign (NSW)
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1970
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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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Pamphlet published by The Royal Scottish Museum titled 'The Bride in Her Time'

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Margot Child collection
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Pamphlets
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Edinburgh, Scotland
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The Royal Museum
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1980
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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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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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Headdress from the West Kimberley region, with ears, mouth and teeth

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Paddy Roe collection
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Dance equipment
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Jack Lee
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1968
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Drawings
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Thursday (Waiben) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Thursday Island Primary School
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1992
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Pebble from Lake Pedder, referred to as a Pedder Penny

Pebble from Lake Pedder, referred to as a Pedder Penny

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Geological specimens
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Lake Pedder, Tasmania, Australia
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1971
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South Australian Electoral Department poster with design by Jillian Davey of Ernabella SA

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Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Posters
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Jillian Davey
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1954
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Cartoon of Paul Keating playing cricket

Cartoon of Paul Keating playing cricket

Warren Brown collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Warren Brown
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1992
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Thread gauge

Thread 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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Monocular microscope used for the scientific study of algae by phycologist Valerie May

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Valerie Jones collection
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Microscopes
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Valerie May
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1940
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Black and white photograph of 1980 Election Campaign public meeting at Lilydale High School on 22 August 1980

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Peter Milton collection
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Photographs
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Lilydale High School, Lilydale, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Milton
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1980
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Poster for 'International Women's Day' 75th Aniversary, 1985

Poster for 'International Women's Day' 75th Aniversary, 1985

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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Boomerang

Boomerang

J Davidson collection no. 1
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Boomerangs
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Not provided
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1972
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International Year of Peace 1986

International Year of Peace 1986

Union of Australian Women collection
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Commemorative badges
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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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Trophy cup for Labour Day Celebrations 1969, Best Working Display won by South Australian Railways

Trophy cup for Labour Day Celebrations 1969, Best Working Di...

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Trophies
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South Australia, Australia
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South Australian Railways
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1969
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Percival Proctor Mk 1 monoplane VH-FEP

Percival Proctor Mk 1 monoplane VH-FEP