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Vacola jar

Vacola jar

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Food preserving jars
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Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Mavis Bridle
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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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Height measurement gauges

Height measurement gauges

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Gauges
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Drosera Whittackeri

Drosera Whittackeri

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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Knife

Knife

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Knives
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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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Rushcutter's Bay, Sydney N.S.W.

Rushcutter's Bay, Sydney N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Germany
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Rose Bay, Sydney N.S.W.

Rose Bay, Sydney N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Germany
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Booklet titled 'Episodes - A Glimpse of Australia-Japan Relations 1859-1979'

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Thompson Family collection
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Booklets
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Japan
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1859
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Typed purple stencilled document

Typed purple stencilled document

Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2
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Documents
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Poland
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1947
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Four men standing in front of 'J. Latscha' shop, Germany, 3 February 1913

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Tasmania, Australia
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Gladys Cameron
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Typed stencilled document

Typed stencilled document

Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2
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Documents
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Poland
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1948
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Brunsviga brand accounting machine

Brunsviga brand accounting machine

J B Young Ltd collection
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Accounting machines
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Germany
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Brunsviga Maschinenwerke AG
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Sturt Street, Ballarat, Victoria

Sturt Street, Ballarat, Victoria

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Germany
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Wooden fishing reel used for fishing for Bream and Blackfish

Wooden fishing reel used for fishing for Bream and Blackfish

Gordon Winter collection
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Fishing reels
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1930
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The Surf, Bondi, Sydney, N.S.W.

The Surf, Bondi, Sydney, N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Germany
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Chisel

Chisel

George O Crawford collection
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Chisels
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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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G.P.O. Melbourne

G.P.O. Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Germany
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1911
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Centre drill

Centre drill

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Drill bits
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Knife made from a ground-down flat file, with a corn cob handle, as used by swagmen in the Depression era

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Paul Watts collection
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Knives
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Gatton, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Paul Watts
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1986
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Teaspoon

Teaspoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Teaspoons
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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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Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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Soup spoon

Soup spoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Soup spoons
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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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Series of three poster promoting wartime security

Series of three poster promoting wartime security

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 11
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Posters
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Victoria, Australia
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Australian Army
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1939
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Mercer Marine Chronometer No 13290 in a wooden case, with accessories

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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St Albans, Hertfordshire, England
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Thomas Mercer Ltd
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1923
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Stick for Pick-Up-Sticks game

Stick for Pick-Up-Sticks game

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Games
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Austria
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Olav Schappacher
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1930
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Manuscript journal 'Oct 11th 1912, Baden Journal', written by the Pfrunder sisters

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Pfrunder Women collection
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Journals
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Grong Grong, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Sylvia Pfrunder
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1912
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Handwritten document in blue pencil

Handwritten document in blue pencil

Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2
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Documents
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Poland
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Certificates
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Prospect, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Minetta 'Nettie' McColive
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1986
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Teaspoon

Teaspoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Teaspoons
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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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Bauera sessiliflora

Bauera sessiliflora

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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Coal is Vital to Victory

Coal is Vital to Victory

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 11
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Posters
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Australia
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1939
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Woven split cane bicornual [bicornuate] basket made in the Cairns district

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JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 1
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Baskets
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1850
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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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Wooden scribe made from wood with a small tack like metal piece attached

Wooden scribe made from wood with a small tack like metal pi...

George O Crawford collection
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Woodworking tools
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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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Swordstick or swordcane that resembles a walking stick

Swordstick or swordcane that resembles a walking stick

Terrylea Reynolds collection
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Swordsticks
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Toledo, Spain
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Major General George A. Vasey CB, CBE, DSO
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1927
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Banque Fonciere de Nijni-Novgorod-Samara, Lettre de Gage 4 1/2% de 10,000 roubles

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Olga Riet collection
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Financial records
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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Box for The Lister Sheep-Shear used at 'Rocky Plains' via Berridale

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Tony Preston collection no. 4
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Boxes
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Dursley, Gloucestershire, England
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R A Lister and Company Limited
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1910
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Small cream hat with heavy wire frame

Small cream hat with heavy wire frame

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Hats
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1940
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Thick metal wire bow for stretching rabbit pelts

Thick metal wire bow for stretching rabbit pelts

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Leatherworking tools
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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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Elizabeth Bay, Sydney.

Elizabeth Bay, Sydney.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Germany
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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Round clear glass inkwell with a recessed sunburst pattern on the underside

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Inkwells
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Treasury and Parliament House, Melbourne

Treasury and Parliament House, Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Germany
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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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