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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Southern central, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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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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Colourised photographic postcard of Mosman's Bay

Colourised photographic postcard of Mosman's Bay

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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Homo Australis

Homo Australis

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Australia
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Mr John Kron
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1999
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Key

Key

Colledge Family collection
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Keys
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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The Red Knight of Germany by Floyd Gibbons

The Red Knight of Germany by Floyd Gibbons

William Beausang collection
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Books
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Great Britain
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1930
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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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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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Try square

Try square

George O Crawford collection
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Try squares
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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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Wicker and leather child's pony saddle

Wicker and leather child's pony saddle

Gidleigh collection
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Saddles
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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John Poole Marine Chronometer No 2659, 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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John Poole
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1855
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Watercolour painting of Molonglo River Canberra ACT about 1930, Beth Klinge

Watercolour painting of Molonglo River Canberra ACT about 19...

Muriel Kelly collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Beth Klinge
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1930
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Poster - Tall ships, Tall Stories, Resistance Every Day Since 1788...

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Kerry Browning collection
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Political posters
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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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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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South Australia, Australia
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Great Northern Juvenile Athletic and Schools Exhibition Association
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1934
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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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Triangular metal file

Triangular metal file

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Files (tools)
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Poster titled 'The Sydney Morning Herald, Australia, history and development'

Poster titled 'The Sydney Morning Herald, Australia, history...

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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Oertling 62FM beam balance

Oertling 62FM beam balance

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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Beam balances
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England
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L Oertling Ltd
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1930
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Bread Knife

Bread Knife

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bread knives
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Sheffield, England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1930
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Postcard with photograph captioned Sydney Harbour Bridge, July1930

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Aus...
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1930
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In memoriam card

In memoriam card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1930
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Photograph of Edna Thompson and 'Tuppy' Franz, Martin Place Sydney, 1934

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Thompson Family collection
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Photographs
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Martin Place, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Edna M. Thompson
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1934
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Crimson full-length tunic, part of Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

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George Pappas collection no. 1
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Tunics
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Megisti, Greece
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Rose Pappas
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1922
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Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering

Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering "JEC"

Cregan Family collection
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Stencils
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Naas Valley, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr John Cregan
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1920
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Harvest of Endurance: A History of the Chinese in Australia 1788-1988

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Australia-China Friendship Society collection
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Scrolls
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Australia
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Mr Mo Xiangyi
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1987
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Bond of the Don Mortgage Bank at Taganrog for 10,000 roubles at 4 1/2%

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Olga Riet collection
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Financial records
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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Cartoon of the parallels between the coal industry of 1892 and the hospitality industry of 1992

Cartoon of the parallels between the coal industry of 1892 a...

Warren Brown collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Warren Brown
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1992
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Black leather bound scrapbook, Vol 1, 1934

Black leather bound scrapbook, Vol 1, 1934

Ruth Oldfield collection
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Scrapbooks
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Saxony, England
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Durrants, London
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1930
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Green coloured cardboard menu cover with paper menu insert

Green coloured cardboard menu cover with paper menu insert

Busy Bee Cafe collection
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Menus
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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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The Busy Bee Cafe Gunnedah
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1939
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White linen Duchess set consisting of one oval table centre and two round doilies

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Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Table linen
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1930
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

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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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COLESANCO, January 1938, The Magazine of the Employees of G.J. Coles & Coy. Limited

COLESANCO, January 1938, The Magazine of the Employees of G....

Noble Numismatics collection
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Magazines
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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G J Coles & Company Limited
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1938
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Spearthrower made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite) - insect and animal motifs

Spearthrower made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite) - insect and ani...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearthrowers
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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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1934
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Orroroo, South Australia, Australia
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Orroroo Agricultural Society Incorporated
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1939
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Gleddon Automatic Voltage Regulator

Gleddon Automatic Voltage Regulator

Professor Arthur Hardie Corbett collection
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Electrical equipment
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Government of Australia
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1927
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Merit certificate awarded to Ruby Monaghan

Merit certificate awarded to Ruby Monaghan

Ruby Lee collection
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Certificates
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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1930
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Dog's leather shoe

Dog's leather shoe

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Animal accessories
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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1925
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Suitcase covered with brown lacquered-hessian over molded composite wooden boards

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Marion Douglas and Pamela Yonge collection
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Suitcases
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Walter H. Eddison
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1913
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Illustrated newspaper clipping titled 'One to the Fence'

Illustrated newspaper clipping titled 'One to the Fence'

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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Sawfish club

Sawfish club

Ursula McConnel collection
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Clubs
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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