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Hydrocotyle laxiflora

Hydrocotyle laxiflora

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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Thread angle gauge

Thread angle gauge

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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Cartoon of Malcolm Fraser and Doug Anthony saying 'WE DON'T WANT A SOFTIE PM...

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Patrick Cook collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Patrick Cook
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Boomerang, attributed to King Billy, Geelong, 1800s

Boomerang, attributed to King Billy, Geelong, 1800s

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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1800
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Plant fibre basket

Plant fibre basket

Odette O'Neill collection
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Baskets
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Mr Victor L. Stiskin
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1938
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Conquerors

Conquerors

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1996
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Parkinson & Frodsham Marine Chronometer No 3617 in a wooden case

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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Parkinson & Frodsham
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1840
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Navy cloth airmail bag, printed with 'Australia Sydney Air Mail'

Navy cloth airmail bag, printed with 'Australia Sydney Air M...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1929
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TAKE ME TO YOUR APPROVAL RATING!

TAKE ME TO YOUR APPROVAL RATING!

Les Tanner collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Les Tanner
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1991
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Convex crescentic gorget (breastplate) with 'GR' royal cypher, as worn by British Army officers

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Les Stillman Militaria collection
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Military badges
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England, United Kingdom
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British Army
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1812
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Cadbury's Bourn-Vita tin

Cadbury's Bourn-Vita tin

Bothwell Museum collection
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Food storage containers
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Claremont, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Cadburys
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1920
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Cartoon of Malcolm Fraser and John Howard saying 'BARWICK'S ADVICE HAS CAUSED ALL OUR PROBLEMS..

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Patrick Cook collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Patrick Cook
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Prison door lock

Prison door lock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Door locks
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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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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Pauline Hanson Colour Chart

Pauline Hanson Colour Chart

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Sean Leahy
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1998
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Enough is enough

Enough is enough

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Dean Alston
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1996
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Back to the Future

Back to the Future

Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1998
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Give me your poor, your tired, your huddled masses...

Give me your poor, your tired, your huddled masses...

Bruce Petty collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Mr Bruce Petty
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Hanson - The Experiment

Hanson - The Experiment

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Patrick Cook
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1998
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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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Girl and boy dressed in period costume, boy presenting flowers to girl

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Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Henri
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1938
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Coalition/tariff's fire

Coalition/tariff's fire

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Little Caesar is Lord of the Thing

Little Caesar is Lord of the Thing

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Heaven on Earth

Heaven on Earth

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Chris Kelly
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1997
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Fork

Fork

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Forks
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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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Cartoon depticting a man about to jump out of an aeroplane

Cartoon depticting a man about to jump out of an aeroplane

Vane Lindesay collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Mr Vane Lindesay
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1987
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Cartoon

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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2004
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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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Rectangular red wooden post box with a sloped top, for newspapers and packets

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1939
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Half a league...

Half a league...

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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2002
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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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All this new-fangled electronic, technical gadgetry...

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Richard Kemp collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Richard 'Rik' Kemp
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1986
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19th Century folk art diorama which portrays Governor William Bligh's arrest during the Rum Rebellion in 1808

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Sotheby's collection no. 2
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Dioramas
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Australia
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Unknown
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1808
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Ignore the sign

Ignore the sign

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Bruce Petty
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1996
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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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Anger in the electorate

Anger in the electorate

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Sturt Krygsman
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1996
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I Was Never a Nazi

I Was Never a Nazi

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Phil Somerville
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1998
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Cartoon depicting Gough Whitlam having painted himself into a corner

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Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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1974
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My friend the chart

My friend the chart

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Chris Kelly
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1997
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Vote 1 Coalition For Economic Responsibility

Vote 1 Coalition For Economic Responsibility

Alan Moir collection no. 4
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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2004
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Whisk with pin

Whisk with pin

Tom Price collection
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Regalia
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Braidwood, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr K Warbarton
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1870
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Bunch of keys from HM Prison Campbell St Hobart

Bunch of keys from HM Prison Campbell St Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Keys
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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White ceramic dinner plate with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dinner plate with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dinner plates
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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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Brunonia australis

Brunonia australis

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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First Fleet Re-enactment Rehearsal

First Fleet Re-enactment Rehearsal

Mary Nicholson collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1987
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Lafferty cartoon strips (2)

Lafferty cartoon strips (2)

Stephen Stanley collection
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Cartoons
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South Australia, Australia
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Mr Stephen E. Stanley
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1987
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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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