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Mortise gauge (seven inch)

Mortise gauge (seven inch)

George Henry Taylor collection
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Woodworking gauges
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Mr George H. Taylor
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1926
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Sterling silver mounted emu egg candlestick holder, by Henry Steiner about 1880

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Terence Lane collection
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Candlesticks
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Australia
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Henry Steiner
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1860
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A wooden sample of scribing

A wooden sample of scribing

George Henry Taylor collection
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Woodwork samples

Woodwork samples

George Henry Taylor collection
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Australia's 150th Anniversary 1788-1938

Australia's 150th Anniversary 1788-1938

Dr Donald McMichael collection no. 2
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Badges
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1988
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COLESANCO, January 1938, The Magazine of the Employees of G.J. Coles & Coy. Limited

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Noble Numismatics collection
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Magazines
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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G J Coles & Company Limited
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1938
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Modern Domestic Cookery.

Modern Domestic Cookery.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Cookbooks
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1865
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Preston's straight spokeshave

Preston's straight spokeshave

George Henry Taylor collection
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Spokeshaves
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Scraper hone

Scraper hone

George Henry Taylor collection
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Sharpeners
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Keyhole saw

Keyhole saw

George Henry Taylor collection
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Keyhole saws
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Black, white and pink leaflet printed for Australia's 150th Anniversary in 1938

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Noble Numismatics collection
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Leaflets
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New South Wales, Australia
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Australia's 150th Anniversary Celebrations Council
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1938
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Mortise gauge

Mortise gauge

George Henry Taylor collection
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Woodworking gauges
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Ovolo 5/8 moulding blade

Ovolo 5/8 moulding blade

George Henry Taylor collection
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Moulding planes
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Saw-setting tool

Saw-setting tool

George Henry Taylor collection
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Saw-setting tools
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United States of America
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Keyhole saw

Keyhole saw

George Henry Taylor collection
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Keyhole saws
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England
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Australian sterling silver fiddle pattern salt spoon used by prominent Tasmanian colonial pastoralist Roderic O'Connor

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Roderic O'Connor collection
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Salt spoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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John J. Cohen
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1839
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Government House

Government House

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Government House, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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NSW Government
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1849
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Letter dated 16 May 1844, signed by Thomas Thansell (?)

Letter dated 16 May 1844, signed by Thomas Thansell (?)

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Letters
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1844
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Letter from J.A. Sharpe to Thomas Mussen, July 1865

Letter from J.A. Sharpe to Thomas Mussen, July 1865

Alexander Mussen collection
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Pyramul, New South Wales, Australia
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Joseph Sharpe
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1865
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Prison door lock

Prison door lock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Gt. Collins St., looking East, from Wesleyan Chapel, Melbourne, in the 'Fifties'.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1850
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Envelope addressed to Thomas Mussen Esq.

Envelope addressed to Thomas Mussen Esq.

Alexander Mussen collection
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London, England
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Thomas Mussen
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1865
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Nouvelle-Hollande: Nelle Galles du Sud.  Norou-Gal-Derri s'avancant pour combattre. -

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The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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Paris, France
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Nicholas Petit
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1803
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Barraud No 2/901 chronometer with Poole's auxiliary compensated balance

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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Prouds Ltd, Diamond Merchants & Jewellers
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1820
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Memorandum from accounts ledger, 1865

Memorandum from accounts ledger, 1865

Robin Moorhouse collection
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Financial records
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Penfolds Wine Pty Ltd
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1865
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Half round hand moulding plane

Half round hand moulding plane

George Henry Taylor collection
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Moulding planes
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Blade cover

Blade cover

George Henry Taylor collection
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Sheaths
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting Matthew Flinders

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Coles-Myer collection
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Commemorative medals
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Victoria, Australia
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Coles-Myer Ltd
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1774
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Letter book from George McDonald to William Pitt Faithfull, 1852 to 1857

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Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Letter books
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Edinburgh, Scotland
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William P. Faithfull
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1852
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Oval ebony and brass Mortise gauge

Oval ebony and brass Mortise gauge

George Henry Taylor collection
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Woodworking gauges
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Stanley No.122 nine-inch square

Stanley No.122 nine-inch square

George Henry Taylor collection
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Squares
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United States of America
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Stanley
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1980
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Mortise gauge (seven inch)

Mortise gauge (seven inch)

George Henry Taylor collection
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Woodworking gauges
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Bevel

Bevel

George Henry Taylor collection
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Bevels
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Mr George H. Taylor
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1900
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St. Thomas' Church, North Sydney

St. Thomas' Church, North Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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North Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1849
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Souvenir plate - Bicentenary of Australia

Souvenir plate - Bicentenary of Australia

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative plates
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Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1788
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Landau known as 'The Ranken Coach'

Landau known as 'The Ranken Coach'

Royal Australian Historical Society collection no. 1
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Horse drawn coaches
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Scotland
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Mr George Ranken
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1821
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Nouvelle-Hollande: Nelle. Galles du Sud. Navigation. XXIII

Nouvelle-Hollande: Nelle. Galles du Sud. Navigation. XXIII

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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Paris, France
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Charles A. Lesueur
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1803
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Stone hatchet hafted in bent wood

Stone hatchet hafted in bent wood

JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 1
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Hatchets
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Dirranbandi, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1850
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1834-1934 matchbox holder souvenir of the Melbourne and Victorian Centenary celebrations

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Reverend John Grosse collection
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Matchbox holders
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Reverend John Grosse
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1834
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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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Scriber

Scriber

George Henry Taylor collection
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Joinery tools
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Stanley No.11 nail punch

Stanley No.11 nail punch

George Henry Taylor collection
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Punches
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United States of America
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Stanley
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Stanley No.64 straight spokeshave

Stanley No.64 straight spokeshave

George Henry Taylor collection
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Spokeshaves
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Stanley
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British Military Pioneer Other Ranks Sword, used by Lieutenant Thomas Quinn, 73rd Regiment (ret), in Van Diemens Land

British Military Pioneer Other Ranks Sword, used by Lieutena...

Neil Martin collection
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Swords
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England
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Mr Thomas Quinn
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1820
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Saw-setting tool

Saw-setting tool

Phillip Porta collection
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Saw-setting tools
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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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Single iron jack plane

Single iron jack plane

George Henry Taylor collection
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Jack planes
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Germany
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Mr George H. Taylor
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19th Century folk art diorama which portrays Governor William Bligh's arrest during the Rum Rebellion in 1808

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Sotheby's collection no. 2
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Dioramas
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Australia
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Unknown
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1808
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Double iron wooden smoothing plane

Double iron wooden smoothing plane

George Henry Taylor collection
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Smoothing planes
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Rabbet plane

Rabbet plane

George Henry Taylor collection
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Planes
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Remains of a

Remains of a "Pepper box" revolver

Royal Australian Historical Society collection no. 2
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Revolvers
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Young, New South Wales, Australia
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Chinese Miners
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1845
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Terra Australis or Australia, the Parts Explored Between 1798 and 1803 by Matthew Flinders

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Matthew Flinders collection
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Atlases
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London, England
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Captain Matthew Flinders
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1814
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Toy farm set

Toy farm set

Marion Douglas and Pamela Yonge collection
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Toy farms
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England, United Kingdom
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1860
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Sandpaper holder made from a length of wooden dowel

Sandpaper holder made from a length of wooden dowel

George Henry Taylor collection
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Joinery tools
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Eight slipstones contained within a box

Eight slipstones contained within a box

George Henry Taylor collection
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Sharpening stones
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Brad punch

Brad punch

George Henry Taylor collection
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Punches
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Port-Jackson, Nlle Hollande.  Ceremonie preliminaire d'un mariage, chez les sauvages

Port-Jackson, Nlle Hollande. Ceremonie preliminaire d'un ma...

The Christensen Fund collection no. 2
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