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Wooden scribe made from wood with a small tack like metal piece attached

Wooden scribe made from wood with a small tack like metal pi...

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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Four sticks from Pick-Up-Sticks game

Four sticks from Pick-Up-Sticks game

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Games
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Austria
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Olav Schappacher
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1930
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Wooden walking stick carved by Aborigines and presented to Reverend Hungerford in 1852

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JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 1
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Walking-sticks
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Northern New England, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1852
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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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Letter dated 16 May 1844, signed by Thomas Thansell (?)

Letter dated 16 May 1844, signed by Thomas Thansell (?)

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Letters
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1844
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Club with four-sided head featuring pokerwork animals and text on all sides, from La Perouse, Sydney, attributed to Tommy Foster

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Clubs
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Tommy Foster
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1938
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Circular button brooch of gold-coloured metal, part of Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

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George Pappas collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Megisti, Greece
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Rose Pappas
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1922
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Marking gauge

Marking gauge

John Docker collection
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Marking gauges
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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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The Tasmanian Aborigines - set of six posters, reproductions of watercolours by Thomas Bock (c1790-1855)

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Lori Richardson collection no. 2
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Posters
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Tasmania, Australia
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Thomas Bock
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1993
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Yellow Peril fishing fly

Yellow Peril fishing fly

Noel Jetson collection
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Fishing lures
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Critchley Parker
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1930
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Thoroughbrace Coach used by the Nowland family, with accessories, trunk, spanner and jack

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Royal Australian Historical Society collection no. 1
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Horse drawn coaches
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Concord, New Hampshire, United States of America
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Abbott-Downing Company
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1854
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Minton 'Kings Service' china entree plate bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Entree plates
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Commercial display box for CADBURYS BALTIMORE CHOCOLATES

Commercial display box for CADBURYS BALTIMORE CHOCOLATES

Bothwell Museum collection
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Display boxes
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Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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Bothwell Museum
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1920
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Mamen slinging antelope on to 'Brown' Jan 1915

Mamen slinging antelope on to 'Brown' 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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Sepia toned photograph of a young man wearing a bow tie with a flower in his lapel

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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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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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Leopold Steger's mathematics exercise book

Leopold Steger's mathematics exercise book

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Exercise books
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Mr Leopold 'Leo' Steger
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1938
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Off-white rectangular transfer sticker with gold letters spelling

Off-white rectangular transfer sticker with gold letters spe...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Transfers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Bradawl with a partly broken handle

Bradawl with a partly broken handle

John Docker collection
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Awls
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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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Tirranna Cup trophy

Tirranna Cup trophy

David Innes Watt collection
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Trophies
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Hardy Bros, Silversmiths and Jewellers
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1894
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Sale of Telstra

Sale of Telstra

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Bob Wells
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1997
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Minton 'Kings Service' china teacup 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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Doily

Doily

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Doilies
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Muriel E. McPhee
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1916
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Full length portrait photograph of Lieutenant Vincent Burns, 1916

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Vincent Burns collection
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Photographs
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Freeman & Co
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1916
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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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Glass plate negative - Men and horses pulling the expedition car up a sandy stream bank, Victoria River district, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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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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Dispatch box with 'Premier of New South Wales' on lid

Dispatch box with 'Premier of New South Wales' on lid

Marion Green collection
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Dispatch boxes
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New South Wales, Australia
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NSW Government
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1901
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Red Cross - For Kith & Kin, June 1916

Red Cross - For Kith & Kin, June 1916

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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Australian Red Cross Society
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1916
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Certificates
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Prospect, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Minetta 'Nettie' McColive
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1986
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Glass plate negative - Rock engravings, Deception Creek, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, between 1905 and 1914

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Deception Creek, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1905
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Girl's two-piece full-length outfit which belonged to 'Bobbie' Faithfull

Girl's two-piece full-length outfit which belonged to 'Bobbi...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Girls clothing
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Bobby Maple Brown
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1910
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Letter from R Hope Johnstone to Mr N C Bills, 28 August 1972

Letter from R Hope Johnstone to Mr N C Bills, 28 August 1972

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Business letters
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Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Ralph Hope-Johnstone
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1972
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Condex brand metal fly-fishing reel and information sheet in a box

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Gordon Winter collection
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Fishing reels
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England
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J W Young & Sons
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1930
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Photograph of four men standing by the water owned by Len Uren

Photograph of four men standing by the water owned by Len Ur...

Len Uren collection
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Photographs
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Leonard S. Uren
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1915
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Letter from W G Ross, Launceston Lifelink Inc, to R Hope Johnstone, 17 July 1972

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Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Business letters
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Tasmania, Australia
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W G. Ross
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1972
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Photograph of a woman in a field owned by Len Uren

Photograph of a woman in a field 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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Poster titled 'Australian Post Office Stationery'

Poster titled 'Australian Post Office Stationery'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Five rows of people in an outdoor setting with a bamboo tree in the background

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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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Kingston Beach.