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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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A bad picture of the town of Kochin in the famous tin centre, Yunnan province, Summer 1919

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Photograph of four people in a row boat owned by Len Uren

Photograph of four people in a row boat owned by Len Uren

Len Uren collection
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Leonard S. Uren
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1915
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Poster titled 'The Australian Post Office still pioneers new and dependable methods of communication'

Poster titled 'The Australian Post Office still pioneers new...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Baby's silk garment

Baby's silk garment

Rita McMartin collection no. 1
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Baby dresses
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Condobolin, New South Wales, Australia
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'Granny' Edwards
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1877
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Photograph of a man and two women owned by Len Uren

Photograph of a man and two women owned by Len Uren

Len Uren collection
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Photographs
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Leonard S. Uren
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1915
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Key

Key

Colledge Family collection
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Keys
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Phonograph used by anthropologist AP Elkin on his first expedition in 1927 to the Kimberley

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Macleay Museum collection
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Phonographs
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United States of America
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Thomas A Edison Inc
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1906
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Two men feeding a baby camel with a spoon

Two men feeding a baby camel with a spoon

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Photograph of a view of a pagoda like structure on a stone wall

Photograph of a view of a pagoda like structure on a stone w...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Poster captioned 'Post a card for Easter. It's such an unexpected pleasure'

Poster captioned 'Post a card for Easter. It's such an unexp...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Our junk - on which we travelled for about 5 days. Coming down the Fu River from Kwerlin to Wuchow - 190 miles. Apl 1917

Our junk - on which we travelled for about 5 days. Coming do...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Pair of white cotton knickers

Pair of white cotton knickers

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Knickers
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Muriel E. McPhee
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1916
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Twenty-one wooden alphabet blocks

Twenty-one wooden alphabet blocks

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Alphabet blocks
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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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Pair of ladies cream kid ankle boots

Pair of ladies cream kid ankle boots

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Boots
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1870
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Gold medal show award from the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW Royal Spring Fair 1927

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Colledge Family collection
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Medals
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1927
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Black felt bowler hat for horse riding

Black felt bowler hat for horse riding

Colledge Family collection
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Bowler hats
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England
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Hollow wooden smoking pipe, with remnants of adhesive both ends, and two holes drilled at one end

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Ursula McConnel collection
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Smoking pipes
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Pair of metal spurs with brown leather straps

Pair of metal spurs with brown leather straps

Colledge Family collection
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Spurs
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Clear glass plate marked Advance Australia, to commemorate Australia's centenary in 1888

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Terence Lane collection
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Commemorative plates
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England
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1887
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Lilian Anderson (nee Faithfull)? -Taken at Springfield 1916.

Lilian Anderson (nee Faithfull)? -Taken at Springfield 1916.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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1916
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Head and shoulders portrait photograph of Lieutenant Vincent Burns, 1916

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Vincent Burns collection
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Freeman & Co
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1916
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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 fabricator made from a length of metal rod

Metal fabricator made from a length of metal rod

Professor Adolphus Elkin collection
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Tools
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Derby, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Amalgamated House & Ship Painters, Paperhangers & Decorators Employees Association (NSW)

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Andrew Reeves collection no. 5
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Membership certificates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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W C Penfold and Co Pty Ltd
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1875
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Souvenir miniature cricket bat, 'Australian XI vs Singapore & Malaya, May & June 1927, The Europe Hotel, Singapore'

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Nanette Ward collection
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Commemorative objects
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Singapore
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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1927
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Lang's Note

Lang's Note

John Beagle collection
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Handbills
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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James J. Lee
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1931
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White pillowcase with cotton ties

White pillowcase with cotton ties

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Pillowcases
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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1920
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Photograph of Lieutenant Vincent Burns in leather folder, 1916

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Vincent Burns collection
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Photographs
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Lieutenant Vincent A. Burns
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1916
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'His first pair' by May Gibbs, 9 December 1916

'His first pair' by May Gibbs, 9 December 1916

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Cecilia M. Gibbs
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1916
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Plaster death mask of the head of bushranger Ned Kelly

Plaster death mask of the head of bushranger Ned Kelly

Dale White collection
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Masks
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Melbourne Gaol, Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Edward 'Ned' Kelly
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1880
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The Tu-tung' addressing the people in connection with the opium burning Kalgan 16.6.1914

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Black and white photograph of a military camp

Black and white photograph of a military camp

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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My God, My Father.  If Thou shouldst call me to resign ...

My God, My Father. If Thou shouldst call me to resign ...

David Westcott collection no. 7
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Prayer cards
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1914
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From Hsi Span. looking north wards to the lake, Yunnanfu 14/3/1920

From Hsi Span. looking north wards to the lake, Yunnanfu 14/...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Bead plane used during the construction of Old Parliament House

Bead plane used during the construction of Old Parliament Ho...

George Henry Taylor collection
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Bead planes
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr George H. Taylor
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1926
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Toy milk truck

Toy milk truck

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Toy trucks
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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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Barraud No 2/901 chronometer with Poole's auxiliary compensated balance

Barraud No 2/901 chronometer with Poole's auxiliary compensa...

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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Whitework oval linen table centre in mountmellick work

Whitework oval linen table centre in mountmellick work

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Table linen
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1900
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Saucepan and lid

Saucepan and lid

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Saucepans
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West Bromwich, West Midlands, England
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Archibald Kenrick & Sons
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1900
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Cheer-Up Society

Cheer-Up Society

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Cheer-Up Society
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1914
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Cheer-Up Society, Hats Off to the Infantry

Cheer-Up Society, Hats Off to the Infantry

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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North Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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1914
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Trans-Australian Railway. Charlie

Trans-Australian Railway. Charlie

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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South Australia, Australia
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Trans-Australian Railway
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1912
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Hospital Day fundraising badge

Hospital Day fundraising badge

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Commemorative badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Cheer-Up Society
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1914
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Marking gauge

Marking gauge

John Docker collection
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Marking gauges
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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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Photograph of a view of a pagoda with a two tiered roof, with stairs in the front centre and a brick wall at the front

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