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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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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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Letter from R Hope Johnstone to Mr N C Bills, 28 August 1972

Letter from R Hope Johnstone to Mr N C Bills, 28 August 1972

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Business letters
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Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Ralph Hope-Johnstone
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1972
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Letter addressed to W G Ross to the president of the Olegas Truchanas Publication Appeal,  27 October 1972

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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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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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Ngintya
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1954
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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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Wooden pair of pokerwork clapsticks

Wooden pair of pokerwork clapsticks

Anne Ranse collection
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Clapsticks
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Archdeacon Anne M. Ranse
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1972
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Pubic tassel

Pubic tassel

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 6
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Personal adornments
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Umbakumba, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nanungunda
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1969
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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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Aluminium container of PVA flakes used to consolidate fragile excavated bones in the field by archaeologist Professor D J Mulvaney

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D J Mulvaney collection
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Repair kits
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Mount Moffat, Queensland, Australia
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Professor Derek J. Mulvaney
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1962
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Programme for the Official Opening of Tumut 3 Project...

Programme for the Official Opening of Tumut 3 Project...

Snowy Scheme - Ken Johnson collection
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Programs
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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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White wooden 'make-do' stool made by soldier settler Harry Newman at Narrogin, Western Australia, in 1922

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Harry and Natalie Newman collection
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Stools
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Narrogin Agricultural Area, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Henry '. Newman
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1922
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Lens filter and case

Lens filter and case

Les Hiddins collection
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Camera filters
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Japan
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Hoya Corporation
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1978
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Department of the Parliamentary Library Information Storage and Retrieval System A guide through the Mabo maze

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Terry Fox collection
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Government records
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Eddie K. Mabo
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1993
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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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Peace

Peace

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Thaidinae Drupa Rubusidaeus

Thaidinae Drupa Rubusidaeus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Biak, Schouten Islands, Papua, Indonesia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Boomerang

Boomerang

JC Le Souef collection
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Boomerangs
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Yalata, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1982
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Nanikuta Mankurpa - Pitjantjatjara

Nanikuta Mankurpa - Pitjantjatjara

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Textbooks
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1980
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Gagarrar, Menyaba and Wuluwulg - a Bremer Island story

Gagarrar, Menyaba and Wuluwulg - a Bremer Island story

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mathaman Marika
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1910
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Mick Syrup

Mick Syrup

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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Sculptures
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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Wooden highchair with white leather harness

Wooden highchair with white leather harness

Doris Nash collection
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Highchairs
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Iram Nash
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1875
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Child's drawing by Kalykulya, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Kalykulya, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Kaiykaiyu
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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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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Child's drawing by Litja, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Litja, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Litja
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1954
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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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The Gwalior Plains

The Gwalior Plains

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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J Carr
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1840
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Child's drawing by Barbara, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Barbara, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Barbara
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1954
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Dictating and transcribing machine

Dictating and transcribing machine

Ernest B Phillips collection
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Office machines
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Grundig Intermedia GmbH
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1960
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Child's drawing by Ian, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Ian, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ian
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1954
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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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Courtroom sketch 'Lindy and Michael Chamberlain.' by Veronica O'Leary, dated 14 September 1982.

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Veronica O'Leary collection no. 1
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Courtroom drawings
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ms Veronica O'Leary
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1982
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Dillenia Alata

Dillenia Alata

Banks Florilegium collection
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Mounts
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Endeavour River, Cooktown, Queensland, Australia
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Hand-painted scarf by unknown artist, Ernabella SA

Hand-painted scarf by unknown artist, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Scarves
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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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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Length of plaited magimagi string

Length of plaited magimagi string

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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String
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Fiji
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Mr Victor Carell
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1972
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TT-Model Ford Truck, used to promote Aeroplane Jelly