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Ornate brass table lamp with four bayonet light globe fittings and four candle holders

Ornate brass table lamp with four bayonet light globe fittin...

Department of Home Affairs (Prime Minister's Lodge) collection
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Table 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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Hatchet head

Hatchet head

HP Moss collection
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Stone artefacts
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Acton, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Henry P. Moss
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1939
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Roll guaze bandage

Roll guaze bandage

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Bandages
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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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Cigarette cards
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Pair of men's black leather shoes in a cardboard shoe box

Pair of men's black leather shoes in a cardboard shoe box

J Wyszogrodzki collection no. 2
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Shoes
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Neck ornanment

Neck ornanment

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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Personal adornments
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Victoria River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1935
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Minton 'Kings Service' china fruit plate bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Fruit plates
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Native miami [i.e. mia-mia]

Native miami [i.e. mia-mia]

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Samuel T. Gill
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1870
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Kitchen knife

Kitchen knife

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Kitchen knives
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1930
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Miniature medal with ribbon from Order of Australia set, Companion - Military Division, Male

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Governor-General collection
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Medals
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Royal Australian Mint
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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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'Gulmari' shield, Queensland

'Gulmari' shield, Queensland

Black's Museum collection
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Shields
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Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1930
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Square printed cotton neckerchief

Square printed cotton neckerchief

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Neckerchiefs
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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Cigarette cards
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Lavender bag

Lavender bag

Meg Pocock collection
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Scent bags
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Miss Margaret 'Meg' E. Pocock
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Metal peg - prison cell fixture

Metal peg - prison cell fixture

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Building materials
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Standard Half Bushel gun-metal grain measure

Standard Half Bushel gun-metal grain measure

Geoff Gray collection
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Measures
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London, England
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NSW Government
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1832
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Embroidered silk postcard from World War 1

Embroidered silk postcard from World War 1

Alice Eaton collection
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Postcards
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France
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1918
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Two quartzite flaked stone spearheads, bundled in bark sheath and secured with textile strips

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearheads
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Ngilipitji, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Negative holder Double Dark

Negative holder Double Dark

Turner Family collection
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Film holders
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Emanuel Family photograph album of Go Go Station, about 1959-1963

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Emanuel Family collection
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Photograph albums
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Fitzroy River, Western Australia, Australia
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1959
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Sticker 'PMG'

Sticker 'PMG'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Stickers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Poster titled 'The Sydney Morning Herald, Australia, history and development'

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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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Woodwork tool

Woodwork tool

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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George V Jubilee Medal 1935, George VI Coronation Medal 1937, Queen Elizabeth Coronation Medal 1937, Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Medal 1953

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RG Menzies collection
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Medals
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Sir Robert 'Bob' G. Menzies
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1935
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Large rectangular linen centrepiece with crochet edge and rounded corners

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Table linen
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Horses and Cowboy 1997

Horses and Cowboy 1997

Liesl Rockchild collection
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Bush toys
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Titjikala, Northern Territory, Australia
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David Wallace
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1997
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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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Cigarette cards
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Map of the West Kimberley fitted into a timber pelmet

Map of the West Kimberley fitted into a timber pelmet

Emanuel Family collection
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Maps
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Western Australia, Australia
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Lands & Surveys Department, Western Australia
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1901
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Three tablemats

Three tablemats

Lois Grosse collection
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Tablemats
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Ansonia Parisian parlour clock with an ornate wood and glass case

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Doris Grattan collection
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Shelf clocks
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New York, United States of America
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Ansonia Clock Company
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1879
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Atlas with 'Charles Manthorpe, 1854' handrwitten on the end paper

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Barbara Hetherington collection
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Atlases
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London, England
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Cadell & Davies, Strand & Longman & Rees
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1806
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Mitten made from the base of a hessian sack

Mitten made from the base of a hessian sack

ET Fealy collection
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Mittens
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Assorted metal, plastic and wood knitting needles, bound in a group

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Hilda Creager collection no. 2
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Knitting needles
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Mrs Jocelyn H. Brown
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Unissued Commonwealth Railways Gold Life Pass

Unissued Commonwealth Railways Gold Life Pass

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Transport passes
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Commonwealth Railways
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1975
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Morris Tobias Marine Chronometer No 695, with accessories 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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Morris Tobias
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1830
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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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Timber handle for a hand saw

Timber handle for a hand saw

John Docker collection
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Tool handles
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Philadelphia, United States of America
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Henry Disston & Sons
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1920
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Wooden dentist instrument cabinet owned by Len Uren

Wooden dentist instrument cabinet owned by Len Uren

Len Uren collection
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Cabinets
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London, England
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Cash & Sons
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1920
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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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North Melbourne Cricket Club 1939-40

North Melbourne Cricket Club 1939-40

Nanette Ward collection
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Membership badges
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C.W. Letty
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1939
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Six day race, Berlin 17-23 February 1922 winner's sash

Six day race, Berlin 17-23 February 1922 winner's sash

Ken Ross collection
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Sashes
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Berlin, Germany
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Mr Ken Ross
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1922
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Aboriginal breastplate for U Robert, King of Big Leather and Big River Tribes

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Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Gwydir River, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1800
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Esbach albuminometer in wooden tube with cork

Esbach albuminometer in wooden tube with cork

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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Measuring instruments
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Germany
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School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
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1890
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Poster titled 'It's the speedy airmail that conquers distance and saves time'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Rectangular unopened package of Johnson & Johnson brand small sterile dressings

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Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Dressings
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Round white tablemat

Round white tablemat

Lois Grosse collection
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Tablemats
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Complimentary Smoke Night tendered by the South Melbourne Cricket Club to Mr A. L. [Arthur Lindsay] Hassett

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Sporting Memorabilia collection
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Programs
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South Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian Cricket Team
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1938
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Medal ribbon in an envelope

Medal ribbon in an envelope

Parsons collection
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Medal ribbons
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Azaria Chamberlain's black dress, pilchers and booties set

Azaria Chamberlain's black dress, pilchers and booties set

Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton collection no. 3
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Baby clothing
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Mrs Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton
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Dark brown leather hiking boots

Dark brown leather hiking boots

Milo Dunphy collection no. 2
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Boots
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Papal Visit 1986 vest

Papal Visit 1986 vest

Papal Visit Office collection
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Vests
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Australia
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Pope John Paul II
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1986
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Gentleman's wooden dressing case, containing shaving and dressing implements

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dressing cases
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London 2012 Paralympic Speedsuit worn by Sue Powell in the Pursuit and in the Road Time Trial

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Susan (Sue) Powell collection
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Sports clothing
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Mid-set dividers

Mid-set dividers

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Measuring instruments
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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The Hambeldon Men

The Hambeldon Men

Nanette Ward collection
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Books
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England, United Kingdom
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E V. Lucas
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1907
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Book entitled A Guide to Family Devotion and inclusions found inside it

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Gallaway-Gore collection
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Prayer books
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London, England
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Mrs Jessie A. Gallaway
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Chart of the Murray River from Wentworth to above Danger Island

Chart of the Murray River from Wentworth to above Danger Isl...

Trevor Reed collection
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Navigational charts
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Wentworth, New South Wales, Australia
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1885
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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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Boomerang with incised decorations, attributed to Robert Wandin, Coranderrk, 1890s

Boomerang with incised decorations, attributed to Robert Wan...

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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Robert Wandin
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1890
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