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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Thumb plane

Thumb plane

John Docker collection
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England
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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Saw-setting tool

Saw-setting tool

John Docker collection
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Saw-setting tools
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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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P.M.G. Salter's spring balance, used to weigh large letters and small parcels

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Australia Post Historical collection
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England
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Salter Scales
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Receipt issued to Tirranna Picnic Race Club from October, November, and December 1875

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Tirranna Race Club collection
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Receipts
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Evening Penny Post Newspaper
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1875
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Sharpening stone for shears, used by professional shearer Colin Davis on Merriville Estate

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Colin Davis collection
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Sharpening stones
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Murrumbateman, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Colin Davis
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1946
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Sticker

Sticker

Union of Australian Women collection
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Stickers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Convict black leather side cap from Tasmania

Convict black leather side cap from Tasmania

Gregg collection
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Caps
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Tasmania, Australia
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1830
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Kingsley Hall Potts Point NSW

Kingsley Hall Potts Point NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ramsay Photo Works Pty Ltd
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1950
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Bendorp's Royal Dutch Cocoa and Confectionery

Bendorp's Royal Dutch Cocoa and Confectionery

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Postcard featuring photograph of St. Thomas Church of England, Enfield 1907

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Waterworth slide projector with case

Waterworth slide projector with case

Carol Middleton collection
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Projectors
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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E N Waterworth, Hobart
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1945
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Peace Now!

Peace Now!

Union of Australian Women collection
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Political badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Stone plague on prison wall - 'ANNODOMINI M.DCCCXXXI' Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

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Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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1907-8 Spring & Summer Greetings from Harry Jebb the Cash Draper, Inglewood, Vic

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Harry Jebb
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1907
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Round tin basin

Round tin basin

Claude Dunshea collection no. 1
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Basins
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Shoalhaven Gorge, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Claude Dunshea
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1930
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Poster -

Poster - "1986 From the Year of Peace to the Century of Peac...

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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George's River, Como, NSW

George's River, Como, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Como, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Tobacco pouch containing tobacco

Tobacco pouch containing tobacco

Freida and Lionel Nomchong collection
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Tobacco
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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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Mr Joseph B. Chifley
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1950
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Claw hammer

Claw hammer

John Docker collection
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Hammers
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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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Helichrysum obtusifolium

Helichrysum obtusifolium

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1875
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Teaspoon

Teaspoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Teaspoons
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Sliding bevel

Sliding bevel

John Docker collection
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Bevels
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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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Teaspoon

Teaspoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Teaspoons
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Tinted black and white studio portrait photograph of Bibmbo, Auntie Val, Enid and a friend

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Enid Treadgold collection
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Photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Radio 2GB Blue Birds Club
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1935
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Composing rule

Composing rule

Les Robertson collection
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Rulers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Buque Aleman Potosi

Buque Aleman Potosi

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Chile
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Paul Robeson - calls on the American People to fight for Freedom and Peace

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Milleese Morrow Boughton collection
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Pamphlets
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New York, United States of America
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Mr Paul L. Robeson
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1944
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Narrow red cardboard box containing seven paper items

Narrow red cardboard box containing seven paper items

Australia Post Historical collection
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Display boxes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1978
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Native miami [i.e. mia-mia]

Native miami [i.e. mia-mia]

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Samuel T. Gill
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1870
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White ceramic dinner plate with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dinner plate with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dinner plates
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Educational Collections of Australia Plants, 1875

Educational Collections of Australia Plants, 1875

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Folders
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1875
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Bread Knife

Bread Knife

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bread knives
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Sheffield, England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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