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See the heart of the continent

See the heart of the continent

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 1
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Advertising posters
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Percy Trompf
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1930
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Souvenir octagonal white bone china side plate with a picture of the Speaker of the House of Representatives chair

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Allen and Helena Lister collection
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Side plates
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Shelley Potteries
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1920
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Club from Wilcannia, New South Wales

Club from Wilcannia, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Wilcannia, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Photograph of Parliament House, Canberra, shortly after its completion

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George Henry Taylor collection
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Photographs
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr George H. Taylor
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1926
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Textbook on practical mathematics

Textbook on practical mathematics

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Textbooks
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Edinburgh, Scotland
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1930
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Bone implement

Bone implement

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bone tools
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Wooden case for microscope used for the scientific study of algae by phycologist Valerie May

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Valerie Jones collection
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Cases
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Valerie May
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1940
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2-3 inch micrometer

2-3 inch micrometer

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Micrometers
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Gold metallic cloth and black woollen coat, worn by Gertud Bodenwieser when taking on-stage acknowledgements

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Cuckson Bodenwieser collection no. 1
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Coats
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New South Wales, Australia
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Eileen Cramer
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1940
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Brass carriage clock in leather box used by Lord Forrest

Brass carriage clock in leather box used by Lord Forrest

Commonwealth Grants Commission collection
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Carriage clocks
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France
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Couaillet Family
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1892
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Oak oil stone

Oak oil stone

George Henry Taylor collection
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Sharpening stones
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr George H. Taylor
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1790
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'Improved' clothes peg invented by Florence McCarthy Clerke in Melbourne in 1925

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Pioneer Women's Hut collection
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Clothes pegs
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Middle Park, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Florence M. Clerke
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1925
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Munyang Power Station interior

Munyang Power Station interior

Snowy Scheme - Christine Filiamundi collection
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Photographs
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Munyang, Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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John P. Williamson
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1953
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Invitation to meet the English Women's Cricket Association Touring Team, 12 December 1934

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Ruby Lee collection
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Invitations
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Chatswood, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1934
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IXL (Henry Jones) amethyst glass jam jar

IXL (Henry Jones) amethyst glass jam jar

Anne Girard collection
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Jars
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Australian Jam Co
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1900
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Four sticks from Pick-Up-Sticks game

Four sticks from Pick-Up-Sticks game

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Games
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Austria
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Olav Schappacher
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1930
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English cricketer J.T. Hearne - 1897/8 English Touring team to Australia

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Nanette Ward collection
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Commemorative badges
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Whitehead and Hoag
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1892
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Miss Margaret Peden

Miss Margaret Peden

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Margaret Peden
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1929
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Spearthrowers
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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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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Telescopic gauge

Telescopic 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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Frawleys chocolate tin

Frawleys chocolate tin

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 23
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Chocolate boxes
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Botany Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Samuel Calvert
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1865
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Green glazed kangaroo and lily shape vase

Green glazed kangaroo and lily shape vase

Terence Lane collection
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Vases
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Robert Fowler Pottery Works
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1920
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Film pack adaptor

Film pack adaptor

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Photographic equipment
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New York, United States of America
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Eastman Kodak Company
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1903
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Bead plane used during the construction of Old Parliament House

Bead plane used during the construction of Old Parliament Ho...

George Henry Taylor collection
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Bead planes
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr George H. Taylor
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1926
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Shield

Shield

Horne-Bowie collection
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Shields
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Parrying shield, Murray River area, Victoria, 1902

Parrying shield, Murray River area, Victoria, 1902

Edmund Milne collection
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Shields
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Central Murray River Region, Victoria, Australia
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1902
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Queensland - The Bureau of Industry Report on Recommendations - Brisbane water supply and Flood prevention, 1934

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Mudgee Historical Society collection
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Reports
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Henry H. Dare
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1934
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Club

Club

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Clubs
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Gascoyne, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Woodwork tool

Woodwork tool

George O Crawford collection
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Woodworking tools
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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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Betty Archdale

Betty Archdale

Australian Women's Cricket Council collection
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Cartoons
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F McDonald
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1934
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Pigmented wooden container, Arrernte people

Pigmented wooden container, Arrernte people

Horne-Bowie collection
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Containers
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Waist ornament

Waist ornament

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Belts
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Wooden cylindrical clapstick, tapered at both ends, and pigmented

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Gerhardt Laves collection
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Clapsticks
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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The Snowy Mountains Scheme

The Snowy Mountains Scheme

Snowy Scheme Model collection
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Booklets
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Cooma, New South Wales, Australia
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Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Authority
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1955
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Elliptical concave bark container

Elliptical concave bark container

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Containers
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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1931
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Message stick

Message stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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Message sticks
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Not provided
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1926
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Round tin basin

Round tin basin

Claude Dunshea collection no. 1
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