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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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Family Bible

Family Bible

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bibles
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Glasgow, Scotland
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William Collins, Sons and Co.
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1800
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Postcard featuring printed composite black and white photographs of fisherman William Ferrier, 1905.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia
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1905
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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England
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Key

Key

Colledge Family collection
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Keys
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Sydney's Highest Building

Sydney's Highest Building

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1905
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Plow plane iron

Plow plane iron

John Docker collection
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Plane irons
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Glasgow, Scotland
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Alex Mathieson & Son
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1920
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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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Royal Agricultural and Horticultural Society of South Australia prize certificate for quilt and a photocopied page

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Nettie McColive collection
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Documents
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1932
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting Sir Charles Kingsford Smith

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Coles-Myer collection
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Commemorative medals
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Victoria, Australia
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Coles-Myer Ltd
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1897
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Letter of thanks from London Exhibitions Ltd, 1905

Letter of thanks from London Exhibitions Ltd, 1905

Captain Cook Plane Table Frame collection
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Business letters
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London, England
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London Exhibitions Limited
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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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Calendar of The Faithful Promiser, 1898

Calendar of The Faithful Promiser, 1898

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Calendars
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1898
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Operative Bakers' Association (NSW)

Operative Bakers' Association (NSW)

Andrew Reeves collection no. 5
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Membership certificates
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Waverley, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1890
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Fowler's Vacola sauce bottle

Fowler's Vacola sauce bottle

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Food preserving bottles
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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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Red leather cover to the Tirranna Picnic Race Club's Jubilee program, 1905

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Tirranna Race Club collection
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Covers
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1905
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Railway pendulum wall clock

Railway pendulum wall clock

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Wall clocks
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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J M Wendt, Adelaide and Mount Gambier
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1887
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Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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Metal rule

Metal 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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Pokerwork goanna

Pokerwork goanna

Ray and Dallas Maple Family collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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South Australia, Australia
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Howard Maple
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1930
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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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Landau known as 'The Ranken Coach'

Landau known as 'The Ranken Coach'

Royal Australian Historical Society collection no. 1
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Horse drawn coaches
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Scotland
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Mr George Ranken
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1821
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Letter printed on yellow paper, titled '1984-A Year to Remember'

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1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Letters
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1984
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Women's matches - City v Country

Women's matches - City v Country

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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Illustrated newspaper clipping titled 'And she deserved it!'

Illustrated newspaper clipping titled 'And she deserved it!'

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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Chant Of A Lonely Soul And Litanies To Tanit.

Chant Of A Lonely Soul And Litanies To Tanit.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Religious books
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1897
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Whitework fine linen tray cloth

Whitework fine linen tray cloth

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Table linen
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1900
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Sketchbook with contents drawn by Oscar, Cooktown boy, aged 18 years

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MacKenzie collection no. 2
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Sketchbooks
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Camooweal, Queensland, Australia
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Oscar
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1894
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Dolls house and accessories handcrafted in Adelaide by Mrs Eva Howie for her daughter Clyde, 1930s

Dolls house and accessories handcrafted in Adelaide by Mrs E...

Hetherington Family collection
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Dolls houses
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Eden Hills, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Eva A. Howie
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1930
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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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Square with a brass reinforced timber stock and a steel blade

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John Docker collection
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Try squares
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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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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Ursula McConnel collection
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Spearthrowers
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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1927
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Cast Easom Enfield plaque with rising sun, kangaroo and emu, late 1800s

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Terence Lane collection
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Plaques
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1880
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Glass plate negative - The old open-cut in pre-Cambrian clay-slates at the Daly River copper mine, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1905
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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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Underwood No 5 Manual Typewriter

Underwood No 5 Manual Typewriter

Else Alsop collection
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Typewriters
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United States of America
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Underwood Typewriter Company
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1919
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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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Clear glass bowl to commemorate Australia's Centenary in 1888

Clear glass bowl to commemorate Australia's Centenary in 188...

Terence Lane collection
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Commemorative plates
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Sunderland, England
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Greener & Co
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1887
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Florence Faithfull wearing a dark dress standing beside Lilian Faithfull

Florence Faithfull wearing a dark dress standing beside Lili...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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1898
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Brass fastening pin for latch

Brass fastening pin for latch

Department of Defence collection
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Fasteners
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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Gunn and Moore cricket bat

Gunn and Moore cricket bat

Ruth Oldfield collection
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Cricket bats
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England
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Gunn and Moore Ltd
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1925
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Jodhpurs

Jodhpurs

Colledge Family collection
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Jodhpurs
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Manly Ferry Steamer, Sydney Harbour, 2 September 1905

Manly Ferry Steamer, Sydney Harbour, 2 September 1905

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1905
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Lilian Faithfull and William Anderson on their wedding day, 16th February 1898, outside the Big House at Springfield.

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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1898
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Newspaper clipping showing a photo of cricketers Miss Rene Shevill (left) and Miss Ruby Monaghan

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Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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Reddish-coloured club with koala motif on both sides of head, stylistically attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

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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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1930
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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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The Yorkes Peninsula A. H. & F. Society 1886 'Hornsby Twine Binder'

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David Allen medals collection
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Medals
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1886
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"Commonwealth Savings Bank of Australia"

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising signs
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New South Wales, Australia
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Commonwealth Savings Bank of Australia
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1913
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Proclamation of British sovereignty over King George V Land (Antarctica), signed by Sir Douglas Mawson, 1931

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Sir Douglas Mawson collection
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Documents
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Antarctica
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Sir Douglas Mawson
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1931
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Glass plate negative - Rock engravings, Deception Creek, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, between 1905 and 1914

Glass plate negative - Rock engravings, Deception Creek, Fli...

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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Postcard titled 'BIRDS EYE VIEW OF LEURA'

Postcard titled 'BIRDS EYE VIEW OF LEURA'

Horse and Agricultural Images and Advertising collection
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Postcards
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Leura, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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1905
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"FIRST PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1905"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1905
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Off-white rectangular transfer sticker with gold letters spelling

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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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Knitlock corner brickmaking machine designed and used by Walter Burley Griffin

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W Herbert and C Peters collection
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Brickmaking equipment
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Castlecrag, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Walter B. Griffin
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1920
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Photographic postcard of Paramatta River at Drummoyne, NSW

Photographic postcard of Paramatta River at Drummoyne, 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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Knife made from a ground-down flat file, with a corn cob handle, as used by swagmen in the Depression era

Knife made from a ground-down flat file, with a corn cob han...

Paul Watts collection
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Knives
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Gatton, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Paul Watts
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1986
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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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Bill Elliot riding Phar Lap, Agua Caliente Handicap, 20 March 1932

Bill Elliot riding Phar Lap, Agua Caliente Handicap, 20 Marc...

Bill Elliott's Agua Caliente Racebook (