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Sheer black mourning 'overdress' with ruffled bodice

Sheer black mourning 'overdress' with ruffled bodice

Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Mourning dresses
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Muriel E. McPhee
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1910
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White china bowl

White china bowl

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bowls
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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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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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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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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Convict-made brick with an 'O' stamped in the centre of one face

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David Westcott collection no. 4
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Convict bricks
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New South Wales, Australia
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John Onus
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1833
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Minton 'Kings Service' china coffee cup bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Coffee cups
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England
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Minton
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1927
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George VI Coronation Medal 1937 to Sir Robert Menzies

George VI Coronation Medal 1937 to Sir Robert Menzies

RG Menzies collection
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Medals
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England
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King George VI
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1937
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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England
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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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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Glass plate negative - Aboriginal prisoners, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1905
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Kitchen knife

Kitchen knife

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Kitchen knives
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Sheffield, England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1940
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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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Pimelea phylicoides

Pimelea phylicoides

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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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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The Last of England's Infamous Felon Fleet The Convict Ship

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Jay Kruizenga collection
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Pamphlets
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United States of America
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Convict Ship 'Success' Touring Museum
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1924
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Square white cotton table centre cloth made by Una May Roadknight at Orbost, Victoria, in 1906

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Una May Irvine collection no. 1
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Table linen
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Orbost, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Una M. Irvine
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1906
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White cotton pillowcase

White cotton pillowcase

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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Metal scriber

Metal scriber

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Tools
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Triangular metal file

Triangular metal file

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Files (tools)
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Leather belt

Leather belt

Joan Richmond collection
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1932
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Kalendar Napredak 1940

Kalendar Napredak 1940

Marin Alagich collection no. 3
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Booklets
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Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
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Croatian Cultural Society Napredak
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1939
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Factory made wooden dolly peg

Factory made wooden dolly peg

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes pegs
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New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
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Pioneer Woodware Co
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1930
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First day cover celebrating the centennary of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church, Thursday Island

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1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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First day envelopes
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1984
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Black and white photograph of Enid Glover playing a piano accordion in the back yard

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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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Mrs Enid M. Treadgold
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1939
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Bradawl with a partly broken handle

Bradawl with a partly broken handle

John Docker collection
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Awls
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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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Souvenir plate or dish - for the cancelled royal visit, 1949

Souvenir plate or dish - for the cancelled royal visit, 1949

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative plates
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Australia
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King George VI
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1949
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Metal punch featuring the number

Metal punch featuring the number "1"

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Punches
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Flute

Flute

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Woodwind instruments
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Troi Riveria (Three Rivers), Canada
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Olav Schappacher
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1937
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Cartoon book, 'Wally and the Major' by Stan Cross

Cartoon book, 'Wally and the Major' by Stan Cross

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 16
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Books
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1939
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Bread board

Bread board

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Kitchenware
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Mrs Kathleen Simpson
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1933
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Boomerang, attributed as being made by Fred Mulga aka 'Pelaco Jack'

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Fred Mulga
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1874
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Album containing black and white photographs of the World War One naval battle between HMAS Sydney and SMS Emden

Album containing black and white photographs of the World Wa...

Frederick George Ince collection
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Photograph albums
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North Keeling Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Australia
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R Dey Son and Company
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1914
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Colourised photographic postcard of Foot bridge at Mosman, NSW

Colourised photographic postcard of Foot bridge at Mosman, N...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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1899
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West Australian Blacks Camp

West Australian Blacks Camp

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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George V Jubilee Medal 1935, George VI Coronation Medal 1937, Queen Elizabeth Coronation Medal 1937, Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Medal 1953

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RG Menzies collection
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Medals
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Sir Robert 'Bob' G. Menzies
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1935
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He - Have you seen the Pantomime...

He - Have you seen the Pantomime...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Redmond Nolan
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1910
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Handbell - Note E Octave 7 Pattern 06

Handbell - Note E Octave 7 Pattern 06

Jennifer Anne Murphy collection
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Musical instruments
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London, England
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Whitechapel Bell Foundry
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1910
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Pin punch

Pin punch

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Punches
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Souvenir tankard - George VI Coronation 1937

Souvenir tankard - George VI Coronation 1937

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Tankards
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England
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King George VI
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1937
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George VI Coronation Medallion 1937

George VI Coronation Medallion 1937

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Commemorative medallions
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Victoria, Australia
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King George VI
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1937
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Clear glass rectangular inkstand with an inkwell in the centre

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Inkstands
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Lagenophora Emphysopus

Lagenophora Emphysopus

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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Try square

Try square

George O Crawford collection
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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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Muriel McPhee's personalised greeting card

Muriel McPhee's personalised greeting card

Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Greeting cards
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Muriel E. McPhee
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1910
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Prison padlock

Prison padlock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Padlocks
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Postcard for 'Fund for the relief of Polish victims of the war'

Postcard for 'Fund for the relief of Polish victims of the w...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Poland
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1939
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Siemens Brothers Morse Code Printer

Siemens Brothers Morse Code Printer

Professor Arthur Hardie Corbett collection
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Printing equipment
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London, England
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Siemens
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1850
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Surfing Australia

Surfing Australia

Australian National Travel Association collection
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Posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian National Travel Association
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1930
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Letter - Sworn statement by John Flynn, 16 May 1844

Letter - Sworn statement by John Flynn, 16 May 1844

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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Wonderland City Bondi

Wonderland City Bondi

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bondi, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Anderson
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1906
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Two women sitting on the veranda of a house called

Two women sitting on the veranda of a house called "Ovalau"

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Club with pokerwork emu motif on anterior of bulbous head, stylistically attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Clubs
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1930
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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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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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Ceramic bust of John Batman

Ceramic bust of John Batman

John Batman and John Pascoe Fawkner Pottery Bust collection
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Busts
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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John Batman
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1934
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Marking gauge

Marking gauge

John Docker collection
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