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Black and white photograph of US swimmer Frances Cowells

Black and white photograph of US swimmer Frances Cowells

National Sports Information Centre collection
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Photographs
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San Francisco, California, United States of America
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Miss Frances Cowells
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1917
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Pastry board

Pastry board

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Pastry boards
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1920
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Irrigating on the Youmanfu Plains, Apl 1920

Irrigating on the Youmanfu Plains, Apl 1920

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Handmade green cotton tablecloth with six square green serviettes

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Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Table linen
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Mrs Kathleen Simpson
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1940
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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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Boomerang, attributed as being made by Fred Mulga aka 'Pelaco Jack'

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Fred Mulga
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1874
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Small picture card with lithographic picture of priest holding crucifix

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Maryse Duyker collection
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Religious objects
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Mauritius
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1948
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Fishing line float

Fishing line float

Papuan Official collection
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Fish floats
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Francis E. Williams
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1922
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Nankow Railway Station on Peking to Kalgan line. Dec 1914

Nankow Railway Station on Peking to Kalgan line. Dec 1914

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Rectangular metal match box container with text K.H.A. Hongkong, Nov. 1922

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Match containers
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Hong Kong
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1922
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Spokeshave branded H Docker, 1887

Spokeshave branded H Docker, 1887

John Docker collection
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Spokeshaves
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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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Receipt from Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 8 February 1877

Receipt from Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 8 February 1877

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Receipts
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1877
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Piece of flint

Piece of flint

Papuan Official collection
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Stone tools
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Fresh-water Tortoise work on paper, Oenpelli, 1948

Fresh-water Tortoise work on paper, Oenpelli, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Unknown
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1948
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Green, brown and yellow strip of cardboard with white tabs at each end representing a kookaburra's nest

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Display cards
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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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Stone axe blade

Stone axe blade

Papuan Official collection
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Axe heads
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1919
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Timber lamp stand with a standard bayonet light fitting

Timber lamp stand with a standard bayonet light fitting

Department of Home Affairs (Prime Minister's Lodge) collection
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Lamps
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The Lodge, Deakin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Parliament of Australia
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1927
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Bolster cover in white twill cotton

Bolster cover in white twill cotton

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bolsters
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New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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1930
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Clear glass bottle in the form of a standing kangaroo holding a cricket bat

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Terence Lane collection
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Bottles
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Australia
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1910
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Souvenir plate - Bicentenary of Australia

Souvenir plate - Bicentenary of Australia

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative plates
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Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1788
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Film pack adaptor

Film pack adaptor

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Photographic equipment
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New York, United States of America
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Eastman Kodak Company
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1903
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Glass plate negative - The tree at Fort Wills, Cooper Creek, South Australia, under which a relief party buried a cache containing provisions for members of the ill-fated Burke and Wills expedition in 1861, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Cooper Creek, South Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1919
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Forty-one oil paint paintbrushes

Forty-one oil paint paintbrushes

Margaret Coen collection
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Paintbrushes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Margaret Coen
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1930
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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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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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British Military Issue Pattern 1842 Musket, or New Line, Socket Bayonet, used by Lieutenant Thomas Quinn, 73rd Regiment (ret), in Van Diemens Land

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Neil Martin collection
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Socket bayonets
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England
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George Salter & Co
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1844
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Soft brown felt riding hat

Soft brown felt riding hat

Colledge Family collection
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Hats
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Australian Imperial Forces cricket team flag, 1919

Australian Imperial Forces cricket team flag, 1919

Ruth Oldfield collection
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Australian flags
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Gallipoli, Turkey
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Mr William 'Bert' A. Oldfield
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1919
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Photograph of a bridge over a water way with two people standing on it

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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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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Certificate

Certificate

George Zagora collection
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Certificates
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1948
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The Legend of the Coming of the First Kangaroo

The Legend of the Coming of the First Kangaroo

Terence Lane collection
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Books
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1948
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize 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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Sharpening stone for shears, used by professional shearer Colin Davis on Merriville Estate

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Colin Davis collection
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Sharpening stones
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Murrumbateman, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Colin Davis
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1946
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B.A.T. Mess Yunnanfu as seen from the train just before reaching the station

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Wood gouge with a timber handle

Wood gouge with a timber handle

John Docker collection
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Gouges
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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 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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White ceramic soup bowl

White ceramic soup bowl

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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Next of Kin plaque issued to Edith Burns in respect of the service of her son, Lieutenant Vincent Burns