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Air Conquest by W. Jefferson Davis

Air Conquest by W. Jefferson Davis

William Beausang collection
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Books
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United States of America
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1930
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Small printed commemorative card which details the full itinerary of the Royal visit, from 3 February to 1 April 1954

Small printed commemorative card which details the full itin...

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Commemorative cards
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Clear glass rectangular inkstand with an inkwell in the centre

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Inkstands
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Lemon coloured semi-circular tatted tea cosy

Lemon coloured semi-circular tatted tea cosy

Lois Grosse collection
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Tea-cosies
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Hampden, South Australia, Australia
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Vera E. Ottens
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1935
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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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Silver Jubilee visit 1977 medallion in presentation folder

Silver Jubilee visit 1977 medallion in presentation folder

TV Stokes collection
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Commemorative medallions
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Saint Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1977
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Cast iron 'D' shaped  screw lock handcuffs with key

Cast iron 'D' shaped screw lock handcuffs with key

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Handcuffs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Minton 'Kings Service' china coffee cup and saucer bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Cups and saucers
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Royal Visit Souvenir Program (for visit by Queen Elizabeth II to Canberra in 1954)

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Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Programs
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Souvenir teaspoon of Queen Elizabeth II

Souvenir teaspoon of Queen Elizabeth II

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Teaspoons
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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Souvenir pomander - Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee 1952-1977

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Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative objects
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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Boomerang with signatures of Lake Tyers World War II veterans

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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1939
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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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A Century at Moore Park Best Exhibit Beef Shorthorns 1882-1982

A Century at Moore Park Best Exhibit Beef Shorthorns 1882-19...

Woodleigh Shorthorn Stud collection
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Medals
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Amor Pty Ltd
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1882
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Metal punch featuring the number

Metal punch featuring the number "1"

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Punches
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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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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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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Cane pull chair for children

Cane pull chair for children

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Chairs
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Andrew A. Gibson
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1925
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Chisel

Chisel

George O Crawford collection
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Chisels
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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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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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Spearthrower collected by Daisy Bates from Aboriginal visitors to her Ooldea camp

Spearthrower collected by Daisy Bates from Aboriginal visito...

Herbert Browne collection
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Spearthrowers
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1920
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The Opium Smugglers: A True Story of Our Northern Seas

The Opium Smugglers: A True Story of Our Northern Seas

Philip MacFarlane collection
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Books
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ion L. Idriess
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1948
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Ursula McConnel collection
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Spearthrowers
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Marchant Model XL Rotary Calculator

Marchant Model XL Rotary Calculator

Arthur Young and Company collection
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Calculators
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California, United States of America
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Marchant Calculating Machine Company
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1920
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Timber box with L ROBERTSON L ROBE on lid

Timber box with L ROBERTSON L ROBE on lid

Les Robertson collection
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Boxes
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Swordstick or swordcane that resembles a walking stick

Swordstick or swordcane that resembles a walking stick

Terrylea Reynolds collection
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Swordsticks
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Toledo, Spain
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Major General George A. Vasey CB, CBE, DSO
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1927
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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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Framed picture of Queen Elizabeth II

Framed picture of Queen Elizabeth II

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Portrait photographs
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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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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Chisel

Chisel

John Docker collection
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Chisels
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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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Pokerwork goanna

Pokerwork goanna

Ray and Dallas Maple Family collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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South Australia, Australia
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Howard Maple
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1930
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Rip saw

Rip saw

John Docker collection
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Saws
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London, England
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L Pabble & Sanderson
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1920
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The Sun Special Royal Tour Issue, 1954

The Sun Special Royal Tour Issue, 1954

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Magazines
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Melbourne Sun News Pictorial
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1954
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Tricycle horse that belonged to the Gibson children, Burrungurroolong

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Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Tricycles
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Andrew A. Gibson
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1925
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club members register, 1929  to 1931

Tirranna Picnic Race Club members register, 1929 to 1931

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Registers
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1929
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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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Wooden scribe made from wood with a small tack like metal piece attached

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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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Jack plane

Jack plane

John Docker collection
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Jack planes
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Sheffield, England
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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