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Colonel William Light's writing box and accessories

Colonel William Light's writing box and accessories

Colonel William Light collection no. 1
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Writing cases
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Colonel William Light
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1836
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Gavel presented to Ron Gale from the Masonic Brethren Burroughs Wellcome and Co 1969

Gavel presented to Ron Gale from the Masonic Brethren Burrou...

Ronald L Gale Masonic collection no. 1
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Gavels
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Mr Ronald L. Gale
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1969
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Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No.32. Whale

Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No.32. Whale

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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Plaster cast of a domestic dog's paw print, made for the Morling Royal Commission into Chamberlain Convictions

Plaster cast of a domestic dog's paw print, made for the Mor...

Professor Robert Morrison collection
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Plaster casts
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Professor Robert G. Morrison
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1986
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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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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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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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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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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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Black and white photograph showing three military personnel in a tent

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Mollie Ballard collection
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Photographs
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Frank W. Ballard
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1927
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Ferry and steps, Customs House, Pt Adelaide, 21 August 1906

Ferry and steps, Customs House, Pt Adelaide, 21 August 1906

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Pair of strap-on roller skates from around 1965

Pair of strap-on roller skates from around 1965

Margaret Alexander collection no. 2
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Roller-skates
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1960
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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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Crystal glass given to Alderman Edna Ryan by women employees of Fairfield Council after she successfully campaigned for equal pay for them

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Edna Ryan collection
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Drinking glasses
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Fairfield, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Edna Ryan
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1960
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"THANK HEAVENS FOR HYDRO..."

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Stickers
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South West Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia
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Brian Hoyle
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1980
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Black cricket cap

Black cricket cap

Nanette Ward collection
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Caps
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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G. McDonald and Co.
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Australia Post poster captioned 'We Deliver'

Australia Post poster captioned 'We Deliver'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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1980
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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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Child's drawing by Atipalku, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Atipalku, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Atipalku
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1954
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Strathalbyn Red Cross Society 1918

Strathalbyn Red Cross Society 1918

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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1918
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King Wally quits, 1991

King Wally quits, 1991

Robbie Swan collection
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Advertising posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Daily Telegraph Mirror
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1991
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The shady avenue along King William Street North, Adelaide, SA

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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1929
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Black and white photograph of Fred Daly seated, gesturing and in mid-sentence, 1980s

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Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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1980
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Wooden drum

Wooden drum

Regina Wagner collection
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Musical drums
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Saibai Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Allson E. Tabuai
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1982
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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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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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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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