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Plow plane iron

Plow plane iron

John Docker collection
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Plane irons
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Glasgow, Scotland
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Alex Mathieson & Son
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1920
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Minton 'Kings Service' china teacup bearing the Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Teacups
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Sticker 'PMG'

Sticker 'PMG'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Stickers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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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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Wooden board from a packing case for exported frozen rabbits, used by Wilkinson & Maher, Yelarbon, QLD

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Bert Wright collection
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Food packaging
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Yelarbon, Queensland, Australia
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Wilkinson & Maher
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1926
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Native Encampment

Native Encampment

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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John S. Prout
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1844
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Fastening pin for latch on chronometer

Fastening pin for latch on chronometer

Department of Defence collection
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Fasteners
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St Albans, Hertfordshire, England
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Thomas Mercer Ltd
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1923
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Embossed print, Nyangatja batikaku walka, by Nyuwara Tapaya

Embossed print, Nyangatja batikaku walka, by Nyuwara Tapaya

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 3
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Prints
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Kunmanara Tapaya
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1997
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Group of school girls on camp at Bulli in 1910

Group of school girls on camp at Bulli in 1910

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bulli, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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The Weir, Penrith

The Weir, Penrith

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Penrith, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Black and white photograph of St. John's Church in Reid, Canberra

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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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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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Preliminary drawing for completed work 'Cuisine'

Preliminary drawing for completed work 'Cuisine'

Pooaraar Bevan Hayward collection no. 4
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Drawings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Pooaraar Bevan Hayward
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1990
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Preliminary drawing for completed work 'Armidale Tableau'

Preliminary drawing for completed work 'Armidale Tableau'

Pooaraar Bevan Hayward collection no. 4
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Drawings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Pooaraar Bevan Hayward
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1990
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Anderson's Wonderland City Bondi

Anderson's 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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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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Convert Military Spending Earth Repair Action

Convert Military Spending Earth Repair Action

Protest Against AIDEX '91 collection
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Stickers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Desiko Pty Ltd
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1991
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Young's Store Currency Note

Young's Store Currency Note

J B Young Ltd collection
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Paper money
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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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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The Grange, Willoughby, NSW, Australia

The Grange, Willoughby, NSW, Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Willoughby, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Deep bark container

Deep bark container

Kalumburu Community collection
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Containers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Kalumburu Dance Group
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1988
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'Mortuary Ceremony', by Narritjin Maymuru, 1978

'Mortuary Ceremony', by Narritjin Maymuru, 1978

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Bark paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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1978
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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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Camera tripod with telescopic legs

Camera tripod with telescopic legs

Harold Stevens collection
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Camera tripods
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Rochester, New York, United States of America
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Eastman Kodak Company
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1911
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Preliminary drawing for completed work 'The Relatives'

Preliminary drawing for completed work 'The Relatives'

Pooaraar Bevan Hayward collection no. 4
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Drawings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Pooaraar Bevan Hayward
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1990
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Ansonia Parisian parlour clock with an ornate wood and glass case

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Doris Grattan collection
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Shelf clocks
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New York, United States of America
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Ansonia Clock Company
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1879
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Print titled 'Corroboree', by Arone Raymond Meeks, 1987

Print titled 'Corroboree', by Arone Raymond Meeks, 1987

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Prints
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Arone R. Meeks
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1987
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Canadian Mask

Canadian Mask

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Masks
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Curl Curl Dairy Farm

Curl Curl Dairy Farm

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Curl Curl, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Square orange cushion

Square orange cushion

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Cushions
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1930
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Cattle branding iron with the initials TR

Cattle branding iron with the initials TR

Gidleigh collection
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Brands
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Felt bag containing eight drill bits

Felt bag containing eight drill bits

John Docker collection
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Drill bits
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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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Colourised photographic postcard of Ocean Beach, Manly, NSW

Colourised photographic postcard of Ocean Beach, Manly, NSW

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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1884
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Invoice from J Jukes General Merchant, Southgate

Invoice from J Jukes General Merchant, Southgate

Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Invoices
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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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Wood-handled iron mattock

Wood-handled iron mattock

Claude Dunshea collection no. 1
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Mattocks
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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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Photograph of Cotter Dam

Photograph of Cotter Dam

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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Wooden hall chair with a removable black felt cushion, from the Prime Minister's Lodge

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Department of Home Affairs (Prime Minister's Lodge) collection
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Chairs
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Australia
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Mrs Ruth Lane Poole
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1926
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Ceremonial dress sword with sheath worn by Sir George Reid, first Australian High Commissioner to London, 1909-1918

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Anne Fairbairn collection no. 3
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Swords
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London, England
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Sir George H. Reid
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1909
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Tirranna Race Club Rules and Regulations, 1910

Tirranna Race Club Rules and Regulations, 1910

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Documents
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Daniel Bros & Co Ltd
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1910
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Timber box with L ROBERTSON L ROBE on lid

Timber box with L ROBERTSON L ROBE on lid

Les Robertson collection
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Boxes
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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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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Pair of metal spurs with black leather straps

Pair of metal spurs with black 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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Preliminary drawing for completed work 'Breast Plates'

Preliminary drawing for completed work 'Breast Plates'

Pooaraar Bevan Hayward collection no. 4
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Drawings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Pooaraar Bevan Hayward
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1990
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Coaster from Hamburg-Amerika Linie

Coaster from Hamburg-Amerika Linie

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Coasters
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Mr Leopold 'Leo' Steger
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1938
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Culinary Persinware kitchen scales

Culinary Persinware kitchen scales

Bryan Matthews collection
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Kitchen scales
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Nowra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs June G. Matthews
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1953
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Limosella Curdieana

Limosella Curdieana

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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Black and white photograph of Gough Whitlam and Fred Daly, 1973

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Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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1973
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Ledger procedures instruction manual for the National Cash Register Company Pty Ltd