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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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Spirit Islands

Spirit Islands

John Calaby collection
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1940
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Goulburn Evening Post, 24 May 1972

Goulburn Evening Post, 24 May 1972

Bridge Family collection no. 4
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Newspapers
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Goulburn Evening Post
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1972
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Cassididae Phalium Thomsoni

Cassididae Phalium Thomsoni

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Eden, New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1972
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Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No.30. Lesser Bottlebrush

Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No.30. Lesser Bottlebrush

Joyce Knife collection
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Matchboxes
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Cremorne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Bryant and May
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1950
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Anti-nuclear poster titled 'Gone with the Wind'

Anti-nuclear poster titled 'Gone with the Wind'

Peter Milton collection
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Political posters
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United States of America
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Mr Ronald Reagan
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1976
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White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessert dishes
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Capstan head

Capstan head

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Tools
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Toy dustpan

Toy dustpan

Bridge Family collection no. 1
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Cleaning toys
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Mrs Helen Jensma
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1950
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Frying pan

Frying pan

Snowy Scheme - Norm Kopievsky collection
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Frying pans
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Jindabyne, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Norm Kopievsky
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1958
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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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We may go metric next year

We may go metric next year

Clarrie King collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Clarrie King
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1969
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Pair of khaki shorts

Pair of khaki shorts

Dr Stephen Jani collection
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Shorts
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Dr Istvan Jani
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1950
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Matters of her Heart

Matters of her Heart

Pamela Croft collection
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Artworks
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Keppel Sands, Queensland, Australia
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Pamela J. Croft
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1993
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Sawfish.

Sawfish.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 6
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nandabitta
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1969
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Francis Birtles' Bean 14 car, which he named 'The Sundowner'

Francis Birtles' Bean 14 car, which he named 'The Sundowner'

Francis Birtles collection
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Motor cars
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Bean Car Company
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1925
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White skivvy printed with 'Vote 1 and go with Grassby for Riverina'

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Al Grassby collection
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Skivvies
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Griffith, New South Wales, Australia
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Bonds
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1969
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Letter - Sworn statement by John Flynn, 16 May 1844

Letter - Sworn statement by John Flynn, 16 May 1844

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Letters
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1844
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Cartoon of Richard Nixon receiving a valentine card from John Gorton

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Jeffrey Frith collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Jeffrey Frith
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1969
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Canoe repair kit assembled and used by Olegas Truchanas

Canoe repair kit assembled and used by Olegas Truchanas

Melva Truchanas collection
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Repair kits
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South West Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia
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Olegas Truchanas
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1968
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Cassididae Phalium Areola (juvenile)

Cassididae Phalium Areola (juvenile)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Royal Doulton porcelain plate image of a kangaroo and joey, made about 1954

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Terence Lane collection
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Plates
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Royal Doulton
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1949
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Strike Fraser Out

Strike Fraser Out

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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Rt Hon Malcolm J. Fraser
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1983
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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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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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Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering

Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering "LOX"

Cregan Family collection
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Stencils
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Naas Valley, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr John Cregan
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1920
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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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Napura
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1954
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Poster 'STOP WORK Friday 18th Sept. to STOP the WAR'

Poster 'STOP WORK Friday 18th Sept. to STOP the WAR'

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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Thaidinae Mancinella Tuberosa

Thaidinae Mancinella Tuberosa

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Poster titled 'The Australian Post Office still pioneers new and dependable methods of communication'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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A.N.C. Struggle for Liberation

A.N.C. Struggle for Liberation

Union of Australian Women collection
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Political 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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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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Child's drawing by Draiya, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Draiya, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Draiya
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1954
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Lens cap

Lens cap

Les Hiddins collection
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Lens caps
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Japan
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Hoya Corporation
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1978
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"PRINCESS THEATRE SAT 16TH DEC...an audio-visual presentatio...

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Event posters
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Ralph Hope-Johnstone
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1972
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Composing rule

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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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Pair of cloth and leather driving gloves, worn by racing car driver Miss Shirley Hodder, c.1954-1957

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Shirley Hodder collection
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Driving gloves
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Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Shirley Tuff
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1954
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Plastic bag with Union of Australian Women Declares Peace on the World

Plastic bag with Union of Australian Women Declares Peace on...