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Wooden carving of a dugong

Wooden carving of a dugong

Odette O'Neill collection
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Wood carvings
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Mr Victor L. Stiskin
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1938
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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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Aboriginal breastplate for Billy Hippie, King of Minnon

Aboriginal breastplate for Billy Hippie, King of Minnon

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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George Twemlow
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1877
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Undiscovered #1, from a series of ten prints by Michael Cook, 2010

Undiscovered #1, from a series of ten prints by Michael Cook...

Michael Cook collection
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Mr Michael Cook
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2010
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Plain paper notepad

Plain paper notepad

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Notebooks
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Mr Leopold 'Leo' Steger
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1938
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Folder

Folder

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Folders
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Mr Leopold 'Leo' Steger
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1939
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Black, white and pink leaflet printed for Australia's 150th Anniversary in 1938

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Noble Numismatics collection
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Leaflets
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New South Wales, Australia
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Australia's 150th Anniversary Celebrations Council
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1938
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Print of a plant, by Betty Sandimar, 1996

Print of a plant, by Betty Sandimar, 1996

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Prints
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Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
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Betty Sandimar
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1996
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Four badges from the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW Show

Four badges from the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW Show

Colledge Family collection
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Badges
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New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1920
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Thumb plane

Thumb plane

John Docker collection
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Thumb planes
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England
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Mr Ted Docker
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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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Booklet titled 'The Game of Hockey - With Notes on Umpiring', used by Rose Little

Booklet titled 'The Game of Hockey - With Notes on Umpiring'...

Rose Hooke collection
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Booklets
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Melbourne Sports Depot
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1939
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Hotel Canberra and Lawns, Canberra

Hotel Canberra and Lawns, Canberra

Elizabeth Kay collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1927
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Black stripes on white

Black stripes on white

Balarinji Art collection no. 2
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Prints
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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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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Minton 'Kings Service' china teacup bearing the Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Teacups
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England
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Minton
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1927
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'The Cycle Derby of 1939'

'The Cycle Derby of 1939'

Cycling in Australia - Wayville Showgrounds collection
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Posters
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Wayville, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Max Monkhouse
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1939
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Keyhole saw

Keyhole saw

John Docker collection
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Keyhole saws
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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 and metal scooter

Wooden and metal scooter

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Scooters
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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

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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Round clear glass inkwell with a recessed sunburst pattern on the underside

Round clear glass inkwell with a recessed sunburst pattern o...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Inkwells
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Dolls cane pram

Dolls cane pram

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Dolls prams
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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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Art Deco ceramic kangaroo [one of a pair]

Art Deco ceramic kangaroo [one of a pair]

Terence Lane collection
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Sculptures
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Unknown
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1935
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Solar plate print, Puru/Tree, by Tjunkaya Tapaya

Solar plate print, Puru/Tree, by Tjunkaya Tapaya

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 3
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Prints
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Tjunkaya Tapaya
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1997
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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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Wooden toy car

Wooden toy car

Suncoast Pioneer Village collection
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Toy motor cars
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Bli Bli, Queensland, Australia
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Suncoast Pioneer Village
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1920
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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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Glen Helen Landscape Central Australia

Glen Helen Landscape Central Australia

Albert Namatjira collection no. 1
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Prints
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Glen Helen, Northern Territory, Australia
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Albert Namatjira
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Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with 'Australia's First Airmail, 1914-1964, 50th Anniversary Flight'

Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with 'Australia's First Airm...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1964
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Mrs Jn. Turner sitting on a bench and the construction of the Sydney Harbour Bridge in the background

Mrs Jn. Turner sitting on a bench and the construction of th...

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1926
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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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1834-1934 matchbox holder souvenir of the Melbourne and Victorian Centenary celebrations

1834-1934 matchbox holder souvenir of the Melbourne and Vict...

Reverend John Grosse collection
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Matchbox holders
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Reverend John Grosse
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1834
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Thick metal wire bow for stretching rabbit pelts

Thick metal wire bow for stretching rabbit pelts

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Leatherworking tools
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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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Silver cigar box and cigar box case presented to Sir Robert Gordon Menzies by the Citizens of Melbourne in appreciation of his leadership...

Silver cigar box and cigar box case presented to Sir Robert ...

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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Print

Print

Papal Visit Office collection
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Australia
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Pope John Paul II
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1986
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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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Family outside house, 1 September 1822

Family outside house, 1 September 1822

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Prints
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1822
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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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Poster titled 'Send Christmas greetings, telegrams before 23rd December'

Poster titled 'Send Christmas greetings, telegrams before 23...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1948
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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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Print titled 'Yapurnu', by Jarinyanu David Downs, 1988

Print titled 'Yapurnu', by Jarinyanu David Downs, 1988

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Prints
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Jarinyanu D. Downs
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1988
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Print titled, Opening of First Commonwealth Parliament, by artist Charles Nuttall, 1902

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 4
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Prints
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Charles Nuttall
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1902
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Standard Bushel gun-metal grain measure

Standard Bushel gun-metal grain measure

Geoff Gray collection
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Measures
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London, England
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Lannon Harley
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1832
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Vacola jar