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Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Edmund Milne collection
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Toorale, New South Wales, Australia
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Wooden container from north Queensland, 1908

Wooden container from north Queensland, 1908

Edmund Milne collection
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Northern Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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1908
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Spearthrower from Coward Springs, South Australia

Spearthrower from Coward Springs, South Australia

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Coward Springs, South Australia, Australia
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Letter from A. M. Betts, 6 December 1873

Letter from A. M. Betts, 6 December 1873

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1873
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Letter from Rose Sarah Rasey to 'My dear Family', 18 November 1936

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RG Bain collection
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Hebei, China
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Ms Rose S. Rasey
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1936
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Club from Darling River, New South Wales

Club from Darling River, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Darling River, New South Wales, Australia
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1931
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Retouched blade [stone implement]

Retouched blade [stone implement]

Edmund Milne collection
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Gundabooka, New South Wales, Australia
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Wooden club, made by Mickey Bell, Jervis Bay, New South Wales

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Edmund Milne collection
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Jervis Bay, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Club from Bogan River area, New South Wales, 1915

Club from Bogan River area, New South Wales, 1915

Edmund Milne collection
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Bogan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1915
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Letter from Rose Rasey to 'My Dear Family', October 1945

Letter from Rose Rasey to 'My Dear Family', October 1945

RG Bain collection
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Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
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Ms Rose S. Rasey
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1945
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Letter sent from Robert Lionel Faithfull, 18 July 1878

Letter sent from Robert Lionel Faithfull, 18 July 1878

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Belfast, Northern Ireland
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Robert L. Faithfull
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1878
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Letter from Alexander Mussen to Thomas Mussen, August 1862

Letter from Alexander Mussen to Thomas Mussen, August 1862

Alexander Mussen collection
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Alexander Mussen
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Sample - fibre string

Sample - fibre string

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplate for U Robert, King of Big Leather and Big River Tribes

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Edmund Milne collection
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Gwydir River, New South Wales, Australia
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Club from Byrock, New South Wales, 1914

Club from Byrock, New South Wales, 1914

Edmund Milne collection
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Byrock, New South Wales, Australia
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1914
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Moss Vale, New South Wales, Australia
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Shield, Castlereagh River area, New South Wales

Shield, Castlereagh River area, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Castlereagh River, New South Wales, Australia
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Pages 25 to 28 of the copy of the Jerilderie Letter, which was originally composed by Ned Kelly

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Christies Auction collection
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Stringybark Creek, Victoria, Australia
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Edward 'Ned' Kelly
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1879
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Letter from Rose Sarah Rasey to 'My dear Family', 22 November 1937

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RG Bain collection
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Henan, China
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Ms Rose S. Rasey
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1937
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Envelope and letter sent from Robert Lionel Faithfull, 23 November 1877

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Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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New York, United States of America
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Robert L. Faithfull
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Spearthrower with etched design, from Western Australia, 1915

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Edmund Milne collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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E Redlich collection
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Reverend Allan G. Rankine
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1961
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Letter of appreciation from Steamship Owners' Joint Committee, signed T Langley Webb, 13 November 1917

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Colonel Alfred Spain collection
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Taronga Park, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Steamship Owners' Joint Committee
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Envelope and letter addressed to Robert Lionel Faithfull, 26 April 1874

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Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Robert L. Faithfull
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1874
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Royal Easter Show 20th to 31st March 1959 Horses Sectional Schedule

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Mary Willsallen collection
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Letter of thanks addressed to Augustus Lucian Faithfull

Letter of thanks addressed to Augustus Lucian Faithfull

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Augustus L. Faithfull
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Letter addressed to Robert Lionel Faithfull, 9 February 1874

Letter addressed to Robert Lionel Faithfull, 9 February 1874

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Edinburgh, Scotland
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Robert L. Faithfull
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1874
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Necklet from Fiji

Necklet from Fiji

Edmund Milne collection
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Fiji
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Letter sent from Florence Faithfulll, 10 September

Letter sent from Florence Faithfulll, 10 September

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Florence Faithfull
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Letter from William Bligh to the administrators of the East India Company, with a response from Robert Campbell, 7 February 1807

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Cameron Wright collection
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Government House, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Governor William Bligh
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1807
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Cylindrical wooden clapstick

Cylindrical wooden clapstick

Edmund Milne collection
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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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Orara River, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1918
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Letter to the residents of Forrest Rd, West Hobart, 14 Feb 1987

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Streets for Peace collection
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West Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Joan Fitz-Nead
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1987
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Message stick

Message stick

Edmund Milne collection
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Letter of congratulations from Flora to Edna Thompson on receiving her British Empire Medal, 1977

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Thompson Family collection
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Edna M. Thompson
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1977
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Letter addressed to Mrs. Deane in Exeter

Letter addressed to Mrs. Deane in Exeter

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Exeter, Devon, England, United Kingdom
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Ann Deane
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Letter sent from Robert Lionel Faithfull, 23 June 1879

Letter sent from Robert Lionel Faithfull, 23 June 1879

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Belfast, Northern Ireland
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Robert L. Faithfull
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1879
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Letter from Joan Fitz-Nead to the Town Clerk of Hobart City, 24 June 1986

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Streets for Peace collection
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Joan Fitz-Nead
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1986
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Letter from Joan Richmond - Basra

Letter from Joan Richmond - Basra

Joan Richmond collection
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Basra, Iraq
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1931
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Letter from Rose Sarah Rasey  headed 'General News', January 1937

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RG Bain collection
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China
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Ms Rose S. Rasey
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1936
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Letter

Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1950
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Pages 21 to 24 of the copy of the Jerilderie Letter, which was originally composed by Ned Kelly

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Christies Auction collection
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Stringybark Creek, Victoria, Australia
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Edward 'Ned' Kelly
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1879
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Spearthrower, 1914

Spearthrower, 1914

Edmund Milne collection
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Letter and envelope from Joan Richmond - Italy

Letter and envelope from Joan Richmond - Italy

Joan Richmond collection
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Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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1932
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Typed letter from Olive Peatfield to Elsie Deane, 12 march 1937

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Elsie Deane collection
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Maroubra, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Olive Peatfield
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1937
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Letter sent from Robert Lionel Faithfull, 12 July 1881

Letter sent from Robert Lionel Faithfull, 12 July 1881

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Narrandera, New South Wales, Australia
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Robert L. Faithfull
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1881
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Letter from Rose Rasey to 'My Dear Family', 10 August 1937

Letter from Rose Rasey to 'My Dear Family', 10 August 1937

RG Bain collection
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Hebei, China
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Ms Rose S. Rasey
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1937
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Parrying shield, Murrumbidgee River area, New South Wales, 1895

Parrying shield, Murrumbidgee River area, New South Wales, 1...

Edmund Milne collection
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Shields
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Murrumbidgee River, New South Wales, Australia
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1895
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Envelope and letter sent from Robert Lionel Faithfull, 19 May 1881

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Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Letters
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Narrandera, New South Wales, Australia
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Robert L. Faithfull
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1881
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Betty Hall collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1944
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Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1958
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Oodnadatta, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Boomerang used by 'King Boney', Woolgoolga, north coast New South Wales

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Edmund Milne collection
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Woolgoolga, New South Wales, Australia
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Billy Boney
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Envelope and letter addressed to Robert Lionel Faithfull, 6 May 1874

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Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Letters
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Robert L. Faithfull
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1874
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Letter from Alexander Mussen to William Mussen, September 1863

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