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Brass fastening latch

Brass fastening latch

Department of Defence collection
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Fasteners
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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Certificate

Certificate

EJ Tomaszewski collection
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Certificates
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Poland
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Mr Edward J. Tomaszewski
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1940
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Picture taking with the No.1A Autographic Kodak Junior...

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Harold Stevens collection
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Instruction booklets
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New South Wales, Australia
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Eastman Kodak Company
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1922
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Fez Djedid - Rue du Marche (Souk)

Fez Djedid - Rue du Marche (Souk)

Adrian Luck collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Australian Army
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1916
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White ceramic soup bowl with letters CACS

White ceramic soup bowl with letters CACS

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Soup bowls
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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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Bench axe with a steel head branded

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John Docker collection
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Axes
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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 mug - Bicentenary of Australia

Souvenir mug - Bicentenary of Australia

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative mugs
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Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1788
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Steel horseshoe magnet

Steel horseshoe magnet

John Docker collection
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Magnets
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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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Jenny calipers

Jenny calipers

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Calipers
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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 Australian Pioneers returning to their dugouts - Our Boys At The Front [no.11]

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Adrian Luck collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Australian Army
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Greetings to my soldier boy

Greetings to my soldier boy

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Australian Army
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Xanthosia tridentata

Xanthosia tridentata

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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1876
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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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Telegraph Office

Telegraph Office

Australia Post Historical collection
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Signs
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Confirmation card for Jessie Ann Gore

Confirmation card for Jessie Ann Gore

Gallaway-Gore collection
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Cards
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1876
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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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Photograph folder labelled 'Folder No.14585 - Camera Memories - Harringtons Ltd. Photographic Merchants'

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Mollie Ballard collection
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Photograph folders
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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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Beni Souef Bank of Egypt

Beni Souef Bank of Egypt

Adrian Luck collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Cairo, Egypt
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Australian Army
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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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Covering note from Colonel AAG 2nd Military District, for a letter from Department of Labour and Industry

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Colonel Alfred Spain collection
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Letters
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Taronga Park, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Australian Army
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1917
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Australian troops amidst the devastation of war. A scene at Ypres - Our Boys At The Front [no.23]

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Adrian Luck collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Ypres, Belgium
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Australian Army
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Odette O'Neill collection
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Spearthrowers
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Mr Victor L. Stiskin
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1938
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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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Set of nine metal weights

Set of nine metal weights

Australia Post Historical collection
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Weights
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Ranunculus hirtus

Ranunculus hirtus

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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1876
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliamen...

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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Ashtray

Ashtray

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Ashtrays
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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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Four badges from the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW Show

Four badges from the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW Show

Colledge Family collection
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Badges
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New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1920
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White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessert dishes
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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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Spirit level

Spirit level

George O Crawford collection
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Spirit levels
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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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Letter of appreciation from Steamship Owners' Joint Committee, signed T Langley Webb, 13 November 1917

Letter of appreciation from Steamship Owners' Joint Committe...

Colonel Alfred Spain collection
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Letters
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Taronga Park, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Steamship Owners' Joint Committee
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1917
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Two bowls

Two bowls

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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Auntie Val's Blue Birds - 2GB

Auntie Val's Blue Birds - 2GB

Enid Treadgold collection
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Badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Angus & Coote, Jewellers
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1935
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Poster titled 'The Sydney Morning Herald, Australia, history and development'

Poster titled 'The Sydney Morning Herald, Australia, history...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Sydney Morning Herald
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Post splitting wedge used by Rolfe Bridle

Post splitting wedge used by Rolfe Bridle

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Wedges
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Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Rolfe Bridle
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1930
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Gold metallic cloth and black woollen coat, worn by Gertud Bodenwieser when taking on-stage acknowledgements

Gold metallic cloth and black woollen coat, worn by Gertud B...

Cuckson Bodenwieser collection no. 1
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Coats
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New South Wales, Australia
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Eileen Cramer
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1940
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Dessert spoon

Dessert spoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessertspoons
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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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Handmade copper hammer

Handmade copper hammer

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Hammers
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Nail punch

Nail punch

John Docker collection
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Punches
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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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Second World War Prisoner of War Banknote

Second World War Prisoner of War Banknote