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French brown spectacle case in silk and metal thread brocade, lined with brown moire silk

French brown spectacle case in silk and metal thread brocade...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Spectacles cases
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Wooden case with drill bits

Wooden case with drill bits

George O Crawford collection
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Drill bits
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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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Aboriginal breastplate for Paddy, King of Boobarrego

Aboriginal breastplate for Paddy, King of Boobarrego

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Orara River, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1918
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Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with 'Australia's First Airmail, 1914-1964, 50th Anniversary Flight'

Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with 'Australia's First Airm...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1964
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Teapot and carrying case

Teapot and carrying case

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Teapots
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Belt with four pouches from Light Horse uniform

Belt with four pouches from Light Horse uniform

James Taylor Light Horse collection
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Military equipment
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Sergeant James S. Taylor
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1913
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Sambo [crossed out], King of Mount Morris, W.M. Hill

Sambo [crossed out], King of Mount Morris, W.M. Hill

L Richard Smith breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Charleville, Queensland, Australia
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W M Hill
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Brass nozzle for a fire fighter's hose

Brass nozzle for a fire fighter's hose

Geoff Gray collection
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Nozzles
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Brass belt buckle

Brass belt buckle

Parsons collection
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Belt buckles
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Tray of carved wooden frame with glass centre

Tray of carved wooden frame with glass centre

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Trays
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Count Dorsay circular disc breastplate

Count Dorsay circular disc breastplate

Count Dorsay Breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Gentleman's brown leather-covered wooden dressing case

Gentleman's brown leather-covered wooden dressing case

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dressing cases
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Wedgwood medallion made from dark grey clay from Sydney Cove, 1789

Wedgwood medallion made from dark grey clay from Sydney Cove...

Sydney Cove Medallion collection
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Medallions
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England
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Josiah Wedgwood
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1789
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Brass button - Australian Military Forces

Brass button - Australian Military Forces

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Military buttons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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K C Luke Pty Ltd
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1914
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Richard Hollis & Sons .66 calibre single shot percussion pistol probably used by bushranger Frank Gardiner

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Thelma Brown collection
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Pistols
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Birmingham, West Midlands, England
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Richard Hollis & Son
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1832
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Aboriginal breastplate for King Billy, King of the Barwon Blacks

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Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Brewarrina, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1910
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Haversack from Light Horse uniform

Haversack from Light Horse uniform

James Taylor Light Horse collection
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Military uniforms
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Sergeant James S. Taylor
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Breastplate inscribed Queen Milly of the Burunji [Barunji] 1870

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Queen Milly of the Barunji Breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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1870
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Lieutenant-Colonel Watchorn's field glasses

Lieutenant-Colonel Watchorn's field glasses

Lieutenant-Colonel Watchorn collection
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Binoculars
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Edwin T. Watchorn
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1901
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Harness hooks

Harness hooks

Geoff Gray collection
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Horse tack
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Black velvet detachable collar

Black velvet detachable collar

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Detachable collars
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Half plate field camera

Half plate field camera

Robert and Irene Goard collection
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Half plate cameras
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Ernest Macartney de Burgh
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Dobbie Son & Hutton Marine Chronometer No 5475, with accessories in a wooden case, used in HMAS Australia

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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Dobbie Son & Hutton
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1942
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Oval grey wax bas-relief portrait plaque of Captain James Cook

Oval grey wax bas-relief portrait plaque of Captain James Co...

Wax Matrix Portrait Plaque Captain Cook collection
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Plaques
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England, United Kingdom
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Captain James Cook
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1777
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A Johannsen & Co Two Day Marine Chronometer No 8094, with accessories in a wooden case, used in HMAS Hobart

A Johannsen & Co Two Day Marine Chronometer No 8094, with ac...

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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A Johannsen & Co
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Aboriginal breastplate for Joey, Chief of Petraman

Aboriginal breastplate for Joey, Chief of Petraman

Edmund Milne collection
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Petraman
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Not provided
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1931
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Gold and silver plated brass handbuilt model of the Fokker tri-motor monoplane 'Southern Cross', flown by Sir Charles Kingsford-Smith

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Austin Byrne collection no. 1
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Models
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Austin E. Byrne
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1931
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Spokeshave

Spokeshave

Don Robinson collection
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Spokeshaves
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Don Robinson
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Australian Army brass hat badge

Australian Army brass hat badge

Alison Hope Oliver collection
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Military badges
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Egypt
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Alison H. Oliver
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1915
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Aboriginal breastplate for John Neville, King of Mahaderree

Aboriginal breastplate for John Neville, King of Mahaderree

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Maharatta, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Wood and brass telescope tube in a leather case used by Captain John Gore

Wood and brass telescope tube in a leather case used by Capt...

Jack Gallaway collection
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Telescopes
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London, England
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Peter Dollond
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1761
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Carriage driving whip and holder

Carriage driving whip and holder

Mary Willsallen collection
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Whips
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Jugiong, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Anthony M. Willsallen
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Silver thimble case

Silver thimble case

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Cases
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French, shield-shaped medallion

French, shield-shaped medallion

Olive King collection
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Medallions
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France
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Olive K. King
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1916
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Breastplate presented to the Yandruwandha people of Cooper Creek

Breastplate presented to the Yandruwandha people of Cooper C...

James de Pury collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Cooper Creek, South Australia, Australia
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Alfred Howitt
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1862
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Brass button with military insignia

Brass button with military insignia

Parsons collection
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Military buttons
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Convex crescentic gorget (breastplate) with 'GR' royal cypher, as worn by British Army officers

Convex crescentic gorget (breastplate) with 'GR' royal cyphe...

Les Stillman Militaria collection
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Military badges
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England, United Kingdom
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British Army
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1812
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Winding key for chronometer, used in HMAS Tamworth

Winding key for chronometer, used in HMAS Tamworth

Department of Defence collection
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Keys
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Liverpool, Merseyside, England
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Joseph Sewell
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Celestial and terrestrial pocket globe, entitled: 'A correct globe with the new discoveries',

Celestial and terrestrial pocket globe, entitled: 'A correct...

Celestial and Terrestrial pocket globe collection
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Globes
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1773
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Retractable metal tape measure used by James Pitkeathly

Retractable metal tape measure used by James Pitkeathly

James Pitkeathly collection no. 1
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Tape measures
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Sheffield, England
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Watson 514402 monocular microscope and box

Watson 514402 monocular microscope and box

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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Microscopes
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London, England
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W Watson and Sons Ltd
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1915
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Souvenir half main bearing of the Central Engine from the Southern Cross used on Pacific, Australian, Tasman and English flights 1928-1929

Souvenir half main bearing of the Central Engine from the So...

Ellen Rogers collection
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Aircraft components
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles E. Kingsford Smith
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1930
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Brass winding key for chronometer

Brass winding key for chronometer

Department of Defence collection
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Keys
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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Scout uniform pair of sock tops

Scout uniform pair of sock tops

Barry Williams collection
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Uniform accessories
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Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1942
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Whaling harpoon swivel gun and two harpoons

Whaling harpoon swivel gun and two harpoons

South-eastern Australia whaling collection
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Whaling equipment
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Birmingham, West Midlands, England
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William Greener
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1857
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Siemens Brothers Morse Code Printer

Siemens Brothers Morse Code Printer

Professor Arthur Hardie Corbett collection
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Printing equipment
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London, England
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1850
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French medallion

French medallion

Olive King collection
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Medallions
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France
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Olive K. King
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1918
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Aboriginal breastplate for Budd Billy II, King of Jarvis Bay

Aboriginal breastplate for Budd Billy II, King of Jarvis Bay

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Jervis Bay, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Budd Billy II
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Achromatic, brass telescope eyepiece used by Captain John Gore

Achromatic, brass telescope eyepiece used by Captain John Go...

Jack Gallaway collection
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Telescope accessories
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London, England
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Peter Dollond
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1761
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Second Commonwealth Peace Loan, Workers 1920, for the Diggers

Second Commonwealth Peace Loan, Workers 1920, for the Digger...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Badges
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Aboriginal breastplate for Tumberilagong, Chief of the Nuneree Tribe

Aboriginal breastplate for Tumberilagong, Chief of the Nuner...

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Cooma, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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Propeller-shaped brass clip

Propeller-shaped brass clip

Parsons collection
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Dress clips
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Australian Army 'AUSTRALIA' brass shoulder title, worn when on overseas service

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Alison Hope Oliver collection
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Military badges
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Egypt
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Alison H. Oliver
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1915
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Camera lens

Camera lens

Robert and Irene Goard collection
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Camera lenses
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Taylor Hobson Cooke
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George III beef wood and tulipwood banded Pembroke White-Hamond table from the First Fleet

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First Fleet Table collection
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Tables
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London, England
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Surgeon-General John White
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1788
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Hand saw

Hand saw

George O Crawford collection
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Saws
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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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Peter, Chief of Warangesda Mission

Peter, Chief of Warangesda Mission

L Richard Smith breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Warangesda Mission Station, Darlington Point, New South Wales, Aust...
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Peter
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Lens adaptor

Lens adaptor

Robert and Irene Goard collection
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Camera accessories
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Brass plumb-bob

Brass plumb-bob

George Henry Taylor collection
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Plumb-bobs
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Mr George H. Taylor
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African styled swagger stick belonging to Lieutenant-Colonel Watchorn

African styled swagger stick belonging to Lieutenant-Colonel...

Lieutenant-Colonel Watchorn collection
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Swagger sticks
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Edwin T. Watchorn
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1901
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