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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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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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Hand Fibel owned by Reverend John Grosse's mother Evelyn Scholz

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Reverend John Grosse collection
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Books
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Reverend John Grosse
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1897
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Album containing black and white photographs of the World War One naval battle between HMAS Sydney and SMS Emden

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Frederick George Ince collection
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Photograph albums
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North Keeling Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Australia
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R Dey Son and Company
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1914
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The Gap, Watson's Bay

The Gap, Watson's Bay

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Gap, Watsons Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1849
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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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Prison padlock

Prison padlock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Padlocks
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Metal rule

Metal 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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Minton 'Kings Service' china entree 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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Entree plates
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Second World War Prisoner of War Banknote

Second World War Prisoner of War Banknote

David Westcott collection no. 6
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Banknotes
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1939
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Colourised photographic postcard of Mosman, NSW

Colourised photographic postcard of Mosman, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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1884
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Broken saw blade

Broken saw blade

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Saw blades
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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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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Clear moulded stem glass

Clear moulded stem glass

Andrew Reeves and Helen Parrott collection
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Champagne glasses
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United States of America
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The Libbey Glass Company
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1892
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Minton 'Kings Service' china coffee cup bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Coffee cups
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Nifty Perfume

Nifty Perfume

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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Sculptures
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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Nurse

Nurse

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Bruce Petty
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1999
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Spirit level

Spirit level

George O Crawford collection
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Spirit levels
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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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The Operative Painters and Decorators Union of Australia, New South Wales Branch

The Operative Painters and Decorators Union of Australia, Ne...

Andrew Reeves collection no. 5
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Membership certificates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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W E Smith Ltd
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1930
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The Devil's Hand-prints, Shoalhaven, NSW

The Devil's Hand-prints, Shoalhaven, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Hand saw with a wooden handle and a metal blade

Hand saw with a wooden handle and a metal blade

George O Crawford collection
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Saws
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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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Dispatch box with 'The Colonial Treasurer' on lid

Dispatch box with 'The Colonial Treasurer' on lid

Marion Green collection
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Dispatch boxes
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1856
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Baby's silk garment

Baby's silk garment

Rita McMartin collection no. 1
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Baby dresses
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Condobolin, New South Wales, Australia
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'Granny' Edwards
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1877
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Fretsaw blade

Fretsaw blade

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Saw blades
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Lead finial for gaol fence

Lead finial for gaol fence

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Finials
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Photograph album c1920s-1930s

Photograph album c1920s-1930s

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Photograph albums
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1920
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Bore gauge

Bore 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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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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Volutidae Zebramoria Zebra

Volutidae Zebramoria Zebra

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Booklet of the Billiards Club Union of NSW Affiliated Members Club Rules

Booklet of the Billiards Club Union of NSW Affiliated Member...

Andrew Reeves collection no. 2
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Booklets
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New South Wales, Australia
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Billiards Club Union of New South Wales
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1967 Referendums booklet, produced by the Commonwealth of Australia

1967 Referendums booklet, produced by the Commonwealth of Au...

Jack Horner collection
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Booklets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Commonwealth of Australia
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1967
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Rectangular fawn-coloured lacquered canvas suitcase with a red, yellow and black stripe pattern

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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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Cartoon titled 'War is Hell'.

Cartoon titled 'War is Hell'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Vincent 'Vince' O'Farrell
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2001
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NSW Women's Hockey Association club badge

NSW Women's Hockey Association club badge

Thompson Family collection
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Club badges
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New South Wales, Australia
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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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Pillow

Pillow

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Pillows
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1930
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Fifteen Royal Agricultural Society Member Badges

Fifteen Royal Agricultural Society Member Badges

Colledge Family collection
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Membership badges
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New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1925
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Corrobborree [i.e. corroboree] or dance or the natives of New South Wales. New Holland

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The Christensen Fund collection no. 2
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Prints
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New South Wales, Australia
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W Preston
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1820
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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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Receipt from Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 1 April 1879

Receipt from Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 1 April 1879

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Receipts
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Evening Penny Post Newspaper
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1879
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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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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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Convict-made brick with an 'O' stamped in the centre of one face

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David Westcott collection no. 4
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Convict bricks
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New South Wales, Australia
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John Onus
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1833
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Square orange cushion

Square orange cushion

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Cushions
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1930
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Model spear

Model spear

JC Le Souef collection
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Small scale models
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Elwood, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Albert A. Le Souef
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1868
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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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Spear

Spear

Ray and Dallas Maple Family collection no. 2
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Spears
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South Australia, Australia
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Howard Maple
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1930
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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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Two white linen pillow shams

Two white linen pillow shams

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Pillow shams
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1910
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King Pepper of the Biria Burdekin River 1897

King Pepper of the Biria Burdekin River 1897

L Richard Smith breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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1897
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Astonishing - finish fit for the Gods!

Astonishing - finish fit for the Gods!

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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