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Interfet stubbie holder

Interfet stubbie holder

Australian Army History Unit collection
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East Timor
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Australian Army
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1999
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Bristol squat storage jar

Bristol squat storage jar

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Jars
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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1923
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Shifting spanner

Shifting spanner

Phillip Porta collection
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Wrenches
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Adelong, New South Wales, Australia
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John H. Gillman
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1850
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Noticee: visitors are permitted to see those persons who are committed for trial on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays

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Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Signs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1892
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Wooden oval container

Wooden oval container

Oujaimi and Safatli collection
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Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1992
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Minton 'Kings Service' china dinner plate bearing the Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Dinner plates
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Kelp water carrier

Kelp water carrier

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Rachel Quillart collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Rachel Quillart
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Sawfish club

Sawfish club

Ursula McConnel collection
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Clubs
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Illuminated address to William Barbour

Illuminated address to William Barbour

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Illuminated addresses
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1907
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Canvas bag for saws

Canvas bag for saws

John Docker collection
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Storage bags
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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Spur strap

Spur strap

Colledge Family collection
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Footwear accessories
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Wooden bowl called piti

Wooden bowl called piti

RG Kimber collection no. 1
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Greetings [Manly]

Greetings [Manly]

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1927
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Kanyilpa (wooden container), painted by Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi, 1978

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi
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1978
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Square with a brass reinforced timber stock and a steel blade

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John Docker collection
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Try squares
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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Club

Club

Ursula McConnel collection
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Wooden container with lid in the shape of an apple

Wooden container with lid in the shape of an apple

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Club

Club

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Bidyadanga (La Grange), Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Gerhardt Laves
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1930
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Jack plane with a timber body and a steel blade

Jack plane with a timber body and a steel blade

John Docker collection
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Jack planes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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Merit certificate awarded to Norma Thompson from Brighton Technical Girls School, 1927

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Thompson Family collection
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Certificates
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Brighton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1927
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Pigmented cylindrical bark container

Pigmented cylindrical bark container

Professor Adolphus Elkin collection
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Port George IV, Western Australia, Australia
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1927
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Marchant Model XL Rotary Calculator

Marchant Model XL Rotary Calculator

Arthur Young and Company collection
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Calculators
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California, United States of America
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Marchant Calculating Machine Company
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1920
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Poster titled 'Telephone services link together the people of all nations'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Kunmunya Mission (aka Port George IV mission), West Kimberley, West...
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Hinged lid container

Hinged lid container

Cumpston Family collection
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Black leather bound scrapbook, Vol 2, 1926

Black leather bound scrapbook, Vol 2, 1926

Ruth Oldfield collection
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Scrapbooks
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Saxony, England
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Durrants, London
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1920
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Linen pillow sham

Linen pillow sham

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Pillow shams
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1920
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John Poole Marine Chronometer No 2659, with accessories in a wooden case

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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John Poole
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1855
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Pyle-National brand switch or railway carriage lamp

Pyle-National brand switch or railway carriage lamp

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Lamps
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Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
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The Pyle-National Company
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1924
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Glass plate negative - Rock engravings, Deception Creek, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, between 1905 and 1914

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Deception Creek, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1905
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Elongated concave wooden container with rounded ends and adze marks on the interior surface

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JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Bench axe with a steel head branded

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John Docker collection
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Axes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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Spirit level

Spirit level

George O Crawford collection
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr George O. Crawford
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1900
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Colourised photographic postcard of Watson's Bay and Pier

Colourised photographic postcard of Watson's Bay and Pier

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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1884
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Kanginy
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1927
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Wooden container with pokerwork design

Wooden container with pokerwork design

Central Australian souvenirs collection
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Prison padlock

Prison padlock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Padlocks
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Wooden container

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Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Double iron jack plane used in the construction of Old Parliament House, Canberra