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Incised boomerang featuring figures dancing or fighting on anterior, family group and tent on posterior, from Cherbourg

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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Cherbourg, Queensland, Australia
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Richard Davis
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1905
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Toy potato masher

Toy potato masher

Bridge Family collection no. 1
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Kitchen toys
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Mrs Eslee Bridge
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1920
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'Improved' clothes peg invented by Florence McCarthy Clerke in Melbourne in 1925

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Pioneer Women's Hut collection
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Clothes pegs
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Middle Park, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Florence M. Clerke
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1925
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"NATIVES OF LAKE TYERS GIPPSLAND". The man on the left holdi...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1905
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Screwdriver

Screwdriver

John Docker collection
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Screwdrivers
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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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Map of the West Kimberley fitted into a timber pelmet

Map of the West Kimberley fitted into a timber pelmet

Emanuel Family collection
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Maps
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Western Australia, Australia
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Lands & Surveys Department, Western Australia
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1901
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Ogden Smiths Mermaid fishing fly

Ogden Smiths Mermaid fishing fly

Gidleigh Collection
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Fishing lures
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London, England
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Cylindrical fibre basket

Cylindrical fibre basket

Dr William Warner collection
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Baskets
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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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Colourised photographic postcard of Ocean Beach, Manly, NSW

Colourised photographic postcard of Ocean Beach, Manly, 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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1884
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World War One period medallion and badge display shield

World War One period medallion and badge display shield

World War One Button Shield collection
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Commemorative objects
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1926
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Calendar titled He Careth for You, 1897

Calendar titled He Careth for You, 1897

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Calendars
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1897
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North Terrace Adelaide, SA No. 55

North Terrace Adelaide, SA No. 55

Joyce Knife collection
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Cigarette cards
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England
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WD & HO Wills
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1925
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Ornate silver centrepiece for a table

Ornate silver centrepiece for a table

Smith Family collection
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Centrepieces
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1866
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr William Warner collection
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Spearthrowers
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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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Curved wooden coat hanger for child's clothing

Curved wooden coat hanger for child's clothing

Bridge Family collection no. 2
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Coat-hangers
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Eslee Bridge
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1920
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Railway Station, Ipswich, Queensland

Railway Station, Ipswich, Queensland

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Ipswich, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1900
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Mosman, NSW

Mosman, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1905
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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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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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Wiltshire brand wood taper file

Wiltshire brand wood taper file

John Docker collection
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Files (tools)
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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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Ceremonial shovel used for the turning of the first sod at works on railways commenced at Port Augusta, Oodnadatta, Tarcoola and Alice Springs between 1912 and 2001

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Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Shovels
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Baron Thomas Denman
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1912
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Film negative - Weakottu, Western Petermann Ranges, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Negatives
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Petermann Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1926
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Mitchell River, Bairnsdale, Victoria No. 38

Mitchell River, Bairnsdale, Victoria No. 38

Joyce Knife collection
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Cigarette cards
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England
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WD & HO Wills
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1925
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club Programme, 12 January 1905

Tirranna Picnic Race Club Programme, 12 January 1905

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Programs
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Danel Bros.Co.Pty.Ltd
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1905
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Wooden mallet

Wooden mallet

George O Crawford collection
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Mallets
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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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Country races jockey presentation, 1905

Country races jockey presentation, 1905

Horse photographs and ephemera collection no. 2
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Photographic postcards
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1905
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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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Australian Native - Seaside amusements, 30 May 1905

Australian Native - Seaside amusements, 30 May 1905

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Norman A. Lindsay
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1905
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Gold plated pocket watch and fob presented to William Morrow by the Australian Railways Union in 1920 and 1926

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Milleese Morrow Boughton collection
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Pocket watches
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Mr William 'Bill' Morrow
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1919
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Club, Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory

Club, Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory

Horne-Bowie collection
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Clubs
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Middle Harbour from the Spit Road

Middle Harbour from the Spit Road

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Middle Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1905
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Model of bark canoe from Melville or Bathurst Island

Model of bark canoe from Melville or Bathurst Island

Charles Hart collection
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Models
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Dr George Horne
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1926
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Billy cans and bag

Billy cans and bag

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Billy cans
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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1925
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Unissued Commonwealth Railways Gold Life Pass

Unissued Commonwealth Railways Gold Life Pass

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Transport passes
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Commonwealth Railways
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1975
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Western Australias Phenomenal Gold Yield

Western Australias Phenomenal Gold Yield

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1883
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Cadbury's Bourn-Vita tin

Cadbury's Bourn-Vita tin

Bothwell Museum collection
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Food storage containers
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Claremont, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Cadburys
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1920
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Sydney Sports Ground 1925-1926 medal

Sydney Sports Ground 1925-1926 medal

Ken Ross collection
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Sports medals
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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W Kerr
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1925
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Linen pillow sham

Linen pillow sham

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Pillow shams
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1920
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Poster captioned 'Post a card for Easter. It's such an unexpected pleasure'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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"SECOND PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1905, A., P., AND H. SOCIETY"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1905
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Goulburn to Sydney Road Race 1926 - Fastest Time medal

Goulburn to Sydney Road Race 1926 - Fastest Time medal

Ken Ross collection
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Sports medals
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ken Ross
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1926
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Glass plate negative - Deception Creek, Red Gorge, 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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Club, Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory

Club, Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory

Horne-Bowie collection
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Clubs
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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1926
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Black Rock [Half Moon Bay]

Black Rock [Half Moon Bay]

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Black Rock, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1905
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Hand out key Campbell St Gaol, 1837-1961

Hand out key Campbell St Gaol, 1837-1961

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Swing tags
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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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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Message stick

Message stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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Message sticks
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Not provided
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1926
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Mortise gauge (seven inch)

Mortise gauge (seven inch)

George Henry Taylor collection
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Woodworking gauges
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Mr George H. Taylor
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1926
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Prison padlock