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PS 'Enterprise' built in Echuca, Victoria, in 1878

PS 'Enterprise' built in Echuca, Victoria, in 1878

Graeme Rex and Jane Avril Niehus collection no. 1
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Paddle-steamers
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Beverley, Yorkshire, England
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Beverley Iron Coy Limited
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1877
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Carrying a dead man back to his native town, Kalgan 25.6.1914

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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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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Circular cotton doily with a 'Hairpin Work' lace fringe, made in Orbost, Victoria, in the late 1800s

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Una May Irvine collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Orbost, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Helena E. Roadknight
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1870
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Group at B.A.T. mess Kalgan 14-3-1914

Group at B.A.T. mess Kalgan 14-3-1914

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Yellow, blue and red beanie-shaped hat, part of Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

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George Pappas collection no. 1
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Hats
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Megisti, Greece
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Rose Pappas
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1922
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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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Poster titled 'The Australian Post Office still pioneers new and dependable methods of communication'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Pottery vessel

Pottery vessel

Papuan Official collection
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Pots
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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See the heart of the continent

See the heart of the continent

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 1
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Advertising posters
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Percy Trompf
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1930
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Model Yacht Pond Camphill Park Glasgow

Model Yacht Pond Camphill Park Glasgow

Jack Russel Greenham collection
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Postcards
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Glasgow, Scotland
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E A Schwerdlfeger & Co
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1905
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Photograph of two rows of geese hanging from two poles in front of a building

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Decorated and incised clap stick

Decorated and incised clap stick

Dr William Warner collection
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Clapsticks
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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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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Brown leather child's saddle

Brown leather child's 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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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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Waistband

Waistband

Papuan Official collection
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Waistbands
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir John Hubert P. Murray
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1915
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A black and white photograph of a train of camels being led across a river by a man.

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Souvenir octagonal white bone china sugar bowl with a transfer on the side titled 'The Speaker's Chair, Parliament House Canberra, Federal Territory'

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Allen and Helena Lister collection
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Sugar bowls
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Shelley Potteries
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1920
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Wooden staff

Wooden staff

Papuan Official collection
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Walking-sticks
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Gauge block attachment

Gauge block attachment

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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Wooden mallet

Wooden mallet

John Docker collection
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Mallets
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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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Carpenter's boxwood folding rule

Carpenter's boxwood folding rule

John Docker collection
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Folding rules
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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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Piece of flint

Piece of flint

Papuan Official collection
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Stone tools
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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1915
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Black and white photograph of members of the Harden polo team

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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1929
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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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Hand saw

Hand saw

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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Wooden headrest

Wooden headrest

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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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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Photograph of a man in a chair owned by Len Uren

Photograph of a man in a chair owned by Len Uren

Len Uren collection
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Photographs
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Leonard S. Uren
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1915
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Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with 'Australia's First Airmail, 1914-1964, 50th Anniversary Flight'

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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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Paperknife

Paperknife

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Paperknives
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London, England
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1876
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Fabric covered toy box and removable tray

Fabric covered toy box and removable tray

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Toy boxes
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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1925
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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Lime spatula

Lime spatula

Papuan Official collection
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Spatulas
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Club head

Club head

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Wilfred N. Beaver
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1915
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Pair of wicket keeper's leather gloves

Pair of wicket keeper's leather gloves

Swan Richards collection
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Cricket equipment
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Stokes McGown Pty Ltd
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1950
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In the grounds attached to the lake inside of Younnufu City. July 1920

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Carved dog

Carved dog

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Depth gauge

Depth gauge