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Wolseley-Lister mechanical shearing handpiece used at 'Rocky Plains' via Berridale

Wolseley-Lister mechanical shearing handpiece used at 'Rocky...

Tony Preston collection no. 4
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Shearing equipment
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Birmingham, West Midlands, England
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The Wolseley Sheep Shearing Machine Company
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1910
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Box for Postmaster's Display Kit 29

Box for Postmaster's Display Kit 29

Australia Post Historical collection
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Display boxes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1982
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Cane rings from firesticks set

Cane rings from firesticks set

Papuan Official collection
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Firesticks
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Colour display card, titled, 'Moving pictures, Pictorial pre-stamped postcards to get your message moving, $2.50 a pack of six'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Australia Post
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Colourised photographic postcard of Coogee Beach, NSW

Colourised photographic postcard of Coogee Beach, NSW

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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1902
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Lambs on the plateau in Mongha, Jan 1915

Lambs on the plateau in Mongha, Jan 1915

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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Looking down to the little township where we camped on the hunting trip Feb 1920

Looking down to the little township where we camped on the h...

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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Hand labour separating grain form the straw, Jan 1915

Hand labour separating grain form the straw, Jan 1915

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Bunch of keys from HM Prison Campbell St Hobart

Bunch of keys from HM Prison Campbell St Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Keys
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Waterside Workers Federation of Australia Sydney Branch, In memory of our fallen members at the front

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Waterside Workers Federation of Australia (Sydney Branch) collection
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Commemorative banners
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Waterside Workers Federation of Australia (Sydney Branch)
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1914
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View of canal near B.A.T. Mess Yunnanfu

View of canal near B.A.T. Mess Yunnanfu

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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Quayside fish stall Whitby circa 1880

Quayside fish stall Whitby circa 1880

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Frank M. Sutcliffe
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1880
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Fiftieth Anniversary 1888-1938

Fiftieth Anniversary 1888-1938

Olive King collection
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Commemorative medallions
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Australia
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Amor Pty Ltd
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1938
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Colourised photographic postcard of Como Bridge over George's River.

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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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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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1914
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Scene in the Harbour at Swatow - Sept 1921

Scene in the Harbour at Swatow - Sept 1921

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Photograph of men sitting at a table drinking tea

Photograph of men sitting at a table drinking tea

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Wooden mallet

Wooden mallet

George O Crawford collection
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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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Japara food bag

Japara food bag

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Storage bags
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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1912
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Hackman & Thachen feeding the baby camel, B.A.T. Kalgan 25-4-1914

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

Papuan Official collection
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Smoking pipes
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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1914
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Paved area leading to cells Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Paved area leading to cells Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Deck of Commonwealth Railway playing cards

Deck of Commonwealth Railway playing cards

Elizabeth Kay collection no. 1
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Playing cards
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Australia
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Commonwealth Railways
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1900
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Chinese barbers

Chinese barbers

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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Bunch of keys marked HM Prison Campbell St Hobart 1834-1966

Bunch of keys marked HM Prison Campbell St Hobart 1834-1966

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Keys
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Three leather hair curlers known as 'Curly Wurlies'

Three leather hair curlers known as 'Curly Wurlies'

Una May Irvine collection no. 2
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Hair rollers
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Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Una M. Irvine
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1900
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White card with image of Christmas Holly bush and red text 'Forget me not'

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David Westcott collection no. 6
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Christmas cards
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1914
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Australia Post three-piece cardboard mobile 'Beautiful birds of Australia ...'

Australia Post three-piece cardboard mobile 'Beautiful birds...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Mobiles
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1978
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Photographic postcard depicting seven WWI soldiers wearing slouch hats and khaki uniforms

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Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Photographic postcards
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Muriel E. McPhee
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1910
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Wooden container from Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, 1891

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Edmund Milne collection
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Containers
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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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1891
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Exercise area No. 2, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Exercise area No. 2, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Launceston Centenary 21st March 1906

Launceston Centenary 21st March 1906

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1806
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Shifting spanner

Shifting spanner

Phillip Porta collection
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Wrenches
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Adelong, New South Wales, Australia
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John H. Gillman
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1850
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Victorian Postal Service square red metal letter box

Victorian Postal Service square red metal letter box

Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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Victoria, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1870
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Postcard with an image of a First World War soldier

Postcard with an image of a First World War soldier

David Westcott collection no. 7
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Photographic postcards
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1914
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Glass plate negative - Women and children at campsite, Darwin, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

Glass plate negative - Women and children at campsite, Darwi...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1922
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Drilling recruits in the country on the road from Yunnufu to Wutung Oct 1919

Drilling recruits in the country on the road from Yunnufu to...

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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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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Belt with four pouches from Light Horse uniform

Belt with four pouches from Light Horse uniform

James Taylor Light Horse collection
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Military equipment
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Sergeant James S. Taylor
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1913
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Birds Eye view of Yunnanfu, July 1920

Birds Eye view of Yunnanfu, July 1920

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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Cane cuirass

Cane cuirass

Papuan Official collection
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Torso armour
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Trans-Australian Railway. The Inma Dancers

Trans-Australian Railway. The Inma Dancers

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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South Australia, Australia
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Trans-Australian Railway
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1912
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John Rodgers Marine Chronometer No 1/1853, 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 Rodgers
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1868
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Pair of ladies mauve leather shoes with a baby Louis heel and a narrow pointed toe

Pair of ladies mauve leather shoes with a baby Louis heel an...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Shoes
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1910
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The Venezuela at the jetty (near side) inside the breakwater, Manilla Harbour. Feb 1917

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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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Christmas card (kangaroo) from Ronnie McPhee to the McPhee family during World War I

Christmas card (kangaroo) from Ronnie McPhee to the McPhee f...

Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Christmas cards
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Muriel E. McPhee
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1910
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Message stick

Message stick

Reverend FR Nitzschke collection
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Message sticks
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Mapoon, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1914
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Reverend FR Nitzschke collection
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Spearthrowers
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Mapoon, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1914
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Photograph of a street scene with a stone wall running across the front and telegraph poles along the front of the wall.

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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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Cane cuirass

Cane cuirass

Papuan Official collection
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Torso armour
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Medal to commemorate the bicentenary of the discovery of the east coast of Australia by Captain James Cook

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TE Hanley collection no. 1
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