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Log Cabin

Log Cabin

Bessie Bardwell collection
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Quilts
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1900
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Red metal pillar box with arched top

Red metal pillar box with arched top

Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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Pyrmont, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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W Taylor Paragon Foundry Pyrmont
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1912
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Preliminary drawing for completed work 'A Classic Text'

Preliminary drawing for completed work 'A Classic Text'

Pooaraar Bevan Hayward collection no. 4
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Drawings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Pooaraar Bevan Hayward
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1990
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Gardiner Two Day Marine Chronometer No 5/3947 in wooden case

Gardiner Two Day Marine Chronometer No 5/3947 in wooden case

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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R Gardner
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1893
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Wooden stick used for washing clothes

Wooden stick used for washing clothes

Lorna Huxtable collection
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Copper sticks
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Louise E. Barrenger
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1882
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'Subject No.6 - Women' bicentennial commemorative milk carton

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ACT Milk Authority collection
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Milk containers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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ACT Milk Authority
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1987
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Republic of Australia

Republic of Australia

Robert Darby collection no. 1
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T-shirts
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Hon Paul J. Keating
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1996
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An Irrigated Apricot Orchard in Australia

An Irrigated Apricot Orchard in Australia

Bernard Freedman collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Atlas Press Pty Ltd
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1920
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Go / No go gauge

Go / No go 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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Family Bible

Family Bible

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bibles
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Glasgow, Scotland
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William Collins, Sons and Co.
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1800
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Polar bear on wheels

Polar bear on wheels

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Pull-along toys
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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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Farm cottage, likely Elastolin

Farm cottage, likely Elastolin

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Toy farms
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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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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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Plaster standing kangaroo on a stepped plinth

Plaster standing kangaroo on a stepped plinth

Terence Lane collection
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Animal figures
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1920
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Centre drill

Centre drill

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Drill bits
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Luggage tag

Luggage tag

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Luggage
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Austria
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Mr Leopold 'Leo' Steger
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1938
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Wooden platform on a metal frame

Wooden platform on a metal frame

Jim McMahon collection
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Stands
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Jim McMahon
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1983
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ACT Pastoral & Agricultural Association, 27th Annual Show, February 24th to 25th 1956, First Prize Awarded To Mrs M Kelly for Crochet Milk Jug Cover

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Muriel Kelly collection
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Prize certificates
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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ACT Pastoral & Agricultural Association
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1956
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Carved wooden arrowhead with six indents tapering to the point

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Odette O'Neill collection
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Arrows
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Mr Victor L. Stiskin
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1938
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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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Silver cigar box and cigar box case presented to Sir Robert Gordon Menzies by the Citizens of Melbourne in appreciation of his leadership...

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RG Menzies collection
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Cigar boxes
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Thai Nakon
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1966
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Clear plastic bangle in a spiral design

Clear plastic bangle in a spiral design

Enid Treadgold collection
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Bangles
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1939
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Rotary burr

Rotary burr

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Tools
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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The opening of Australia's Parliament House by Her Majesty the Queen, 9 May 1988

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Chris Grady collection
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Programs
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Government of Australia
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1988
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Certificate awarded to E Thompson for Midweek and Weekenders Best Second Nine, Royal Canberra Golf Club Associates

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Thompson Family collection
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Prize certificates
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Preliminary drawing for completed work 'The Treaty'

Preliminary drawing for completed work 'The Treaty'

Pooaraar Bevan Hayward collection no. 4
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Drawings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Pooaraar Bevan Hayward
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1990
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Black and white promotional photograph of Uncle George of 2GB

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Enid Treadgold collection
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Photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Radio 2GB, Sydney
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1935
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Paper with eight 'Bringing the house down' lettering samples

Paper with eight 'Bringing the house down' lettering samples

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Documents
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Cathy Wilcox
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1999
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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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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Odette O'Neill collection
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Spearthrowers
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Mr Victor L. Stiskin
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1938
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Objects to accompany an Underwood typewriter

Objects to accompany an Underwood typewriter

Helen Mason collection
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Typewriter accessories
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United States of America
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Stott & Underwood Ltd
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1927
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Photograph showing Fred Daly with a sword on stage

Photograph showing Fred Daly with a sword on stage

Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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An advertising sign for Pelaco shirts, collars and pyjamas.

An advertising sign for Pelaco shirts, collars and pyjamas.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 6
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Advertising posters
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James Northfield
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1930
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Glass photographic magic lantern slide of a thylacine at the London Zoo

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David Seth-Smith collection
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Lantern slides
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London Zoo, London, England
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Mr David Seth-Smith
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1850
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Canberra retailer to receive international award

Canberra retailer to receive international award

J B Young Ltd collection
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Press releases
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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J B Young Holdings Ltd
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Pocket Politics No.1, 1955

Pocket Politics No.1, 1955

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 12
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