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Les Robertson collection
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Type pieces
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Pubic tassel

Pubic tassel

Dr William Warner collection
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Personal adornments
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Spur strap

Spur strap

Colledge Family collection
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Footwear accessories
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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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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Black and white photograph of a view over a military tent camp

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Mollie Ballard collection
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Photographs
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Frank W. Ballard
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1927
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Medal issued by the Australian Numismatic Society to mark the centenary of the Royal Australian Mint, Sydney, in 1955

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TE Hanley collection no. 2
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Commemorative medals
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Australian Numismatic Society
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1955
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Carved and mounted coconut

Carved and mounted coconut

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1927
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Receipt issued to Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 11 January 1875

Receipt issued to Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 11 January 1875

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Receipts
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Hardy Bros, Silversmiths and Jewellers
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1875
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Australian silver commemorative medallion marking Australia's 150th Anniversary in1938, featuring the landing at Sydney Cove of Captain Arthur Phillip on January 26 1788.

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Olive King collection
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Commemorative medallions
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Amor Pty Ltd
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1938
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Mazus pumilio

Mazus pumilio

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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Billy cans and bag

Billy cans and bag

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Billy cans
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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1925
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Chisel

Chisel

John Docker collection
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Chisels
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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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Minton 'Kings Service' china entree plate bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Entree plates
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Ornate silver centrepiece for a table

Ornate silver centrepiece for a table

Smith Family collection
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Centrepieces
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1866
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Chisel

Chisel

John Docker collection
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Chisels
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Massachusetts, United States of America
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T H Witherby Tool Company
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1920
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Australia Post poster captioned 'We Deliver'

Australia Post poster captioned 'We Deliver'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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1980
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Guide book produced by the Commonwealth of Australia for Parliament House, Canberra

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People's Paraphernalia collection no. 4
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Handbooks
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Joint House Department
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1930
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Postcard issued by the Sydney Philatelic Club for the Jubilee of the NSW five pence stamp, 1855-1905

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sydney Philatelic Club
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1905
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Ursula McConnel collection
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Spearthrowers
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Soft black felt riding hat

Soft black felt riding hat

Colledge Family collection
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Hats
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Australian Plants - title page

Australian Plants - title page

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Titlepages
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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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Photograph of Hotel Canberra

Photograph of Hotel Canberra

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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Black and white photograph showing a view towards a large building with a military tent camp in the background

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Mollie Ballard collection
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Photographs
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Frank W. Ballard
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1927
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Butter container

Butter container

Anne Girard collection
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Butter containers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Robert Fowler Pottery Works
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1900
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Pearl brooch given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her husband on their wedding anniversary in 1826

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Diana Baxter collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1826
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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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Souvenir plate - 150th Anniversary of New South Wales

Souvenir plate - 150th Anniversary of New South Wales

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative plates
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England
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Wood & Sons Ltd
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1937
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Bugle grass necklace

Bugle grass necklace

Dr William Warner collection
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Necklaces
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Souvenir of the Opening of Parliament House at Canberra by His Royal Highness the Duke of York, 9 May 1927

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People's Paraphernalia collection no. 23
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Commemorative books
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Federal Capital Commission
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1927
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New South Wales Postal Service red painted metal pillar box with an arched top

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Triggs, Marr & Taylor, Sydney
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1875
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Wooden highchair with white leather harness

Wooden highchair with white leather harness

Doris Nash collection
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Highchairs
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Iram Nash
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1875
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Paved area leading to cells Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Paved area leading to cells Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

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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Childrens floor rug

Childrens floor rug

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Floor rugs
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Andrew A. Gibson
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1925
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Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering

Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering "JEC"

Cregan Family collection
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Stencils
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Naas Valley, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr John Cregan
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1920
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Leptorrhyncus Tenuifolius

Leptorrhyncus Tenuifolius

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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Plaque to commemorate the Australian May Day Centenary 1891 - 1991, with display stand

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Plaques
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1891
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Leather dog shoe worn on long bush walking trips in the Blue Mountains by the Dunphy's fox terrier named Dextre

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Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Animal accessories
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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1925
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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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Composing stick

Composing stick

Les Robertson collection
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Printing accessories
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Circular button brooch of gold-coloured metal, part of Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

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George Pappas collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Megisti, Greece
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Rose Pappas
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1922
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Plow plane iron

Plow plane iron

John Docker collection
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Plane irons
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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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Chisel

Chisel