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Australia Post three-piece cardboard mobile 'Beautiful birds of Australia ...'

Australia Post three-piece cardboard mobile 'Beautiful birds...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Mobiles
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1978
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Article about Ruby Monaghan

Article about Ruby Monaghan

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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Riding crop

Riding crop

Colledge Family collection
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Riding whips
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Rectangular brown leather suitcase

Rectangular brown leather suitcase

Colledge Family collection
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Suitcases
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Letter printed on yellow paper, titled '1984-A Year to Remember'

Letter printed on yellow paper, titled '1984-A Year to Remem...

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Letters
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1984
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Australia Bats in Test

Australia Bats in Test

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Sydney Cricket Ground, Moore Park, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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Article containing an account of the wedding of Florence Ethel [Bobbie] Faithfull to Irwin Maple Brown

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Article and illustration entitled

Article and illustration entitled "Concreting fence posts"

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Newspaper clippings
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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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Newspaper clipping about

Newspaper clipping about "Janet Templeton" from "The Argus",...

Diana Baxter collection no. 2
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Newspaper clippings
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1943
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Pick

Pick

Claude Dunshea collection no. 1
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Picks
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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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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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Three sticks from Pick-Up-Sticks game

Three sticks from 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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Scythe stone

Scythe stone

Lorna May Colwell collection no. 1
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Sharpening stones
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Oakleigh, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Thomas Colwell
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1900
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Birth notice for Christine Evans

Birth notice for Christine Evans

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Burleigh Heads, Queensland, Australia
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Newsclipping titled 'Farewell to John Halpin, digger'

Newsclipping titled 'Farewell to John Halpin, digger'

Robert Scates collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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The Melbourne Times
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1985
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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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Minute book for the Australian Women's Cricket Council 1936-1950

Minute book for the Australian Women's Cricket Council 1936-...

Australian Women's Cricket Council collection
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Books
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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John Sands Pty Ltd
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1935
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Black metal desk telephone with a winding handle

Black metal desk telephone with a winding handle

Australia Post Historical collection
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Telephones
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United States of America
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Telephone and Radio Corporation
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1948
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Set of brass scales with a round plate and a rectangular plate with rounded edges

Set of brass scales with a round plate and a rectangular pla...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Balances
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Certificates
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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South Australian Chamber of Manufacturers
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1936
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Article entitled

Article entitled "Health and Home"

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Article entitled

Article entitled "Murghal Dispersal Sale"

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Nib pen

Nib pen

Australia Post Historical collection
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Pens
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London, England
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Perry & Co
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1959
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Radius gauge

Radius 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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Newspaper clipping from The Canberra Times, 28 June 1988

Newspaper clipping from The Canberra Times, 28 June 1988

Wilderness Society (A.C.T. Branch) Forests Campaign collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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The Canberra Times
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1988
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Women's cricket - Illawarra v The Rest

Women's cricket - Illawarra v The Rest

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Newspaper clippings
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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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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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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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Aphanopetalum resinosum

Aphanopetalum resinosum

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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Women's cricket - Illawarra v Central South Coast

Women's cricket - Illawarra v Central South Coast

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Clipping from London Newspaper 1907

Clipping from London Newspaper 1907

Herbert Browne collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Article and photograph featuring Ruby Lee (nee Monaghan)

Article and photograph featuring Ruby Lee (nee Monaghan)

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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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 Last of England's Infamous Felon Fleet The Convict Ship

The Last of England's Infamous Felon Fleet The Convict Ship ...

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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Flights Through Space

Flights Through Space

Eric J Treloar collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Mr William H. Treloar
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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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Box for 'Lister' Sheep-Shearing combs used at 'Rocky Plains' via Berridale

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Tony Preston collection no. 4
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Storage 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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Newspaper clipping listing the names of players in various teams for the Figtree Women's Hockey Club

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Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Australia Post poster captioned 'We Deliver'

Australia Post poster captioned 'We Deliver'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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1980
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Box for Postmaster's Display Kit No. 3

Box for Postmaster's Display Kit No. 3

Australia Post Historical collection
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Display boxes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1978
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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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Newsclipping - Nell McLarty Testimonial match.

Newsclipping - Nell McLarty Testimonial match.

Australian Women's Cricket Council collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Sue Summers
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Timber tool box

Timber tool box

John Docker collection
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Tool boxes
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