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Colledge Family collection
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Wedding anniversary card

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Margot Child collection
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United Kingdom
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A 5 tier commemorative cake decorated with an oval plaque with an emu, kangaroo, shield and a rising sun

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Margot Child collection
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Photographic postcards
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Mrs Margot Child
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Woven split cane bicornual [bicornuate] basket made in the Cairns district

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JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 1
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Baskets
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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1850
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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Mrs Margot Child
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1937
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English cricketer Thomas Richardson - 1897/8 English Touring team to Australia

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Nanette Ward collection
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Commemorative badges
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Whitehead and Hoag
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1892
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Wedding anniversary card

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Margot Child collection
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United Kingdom
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Album containing black and white photographs of the World War One naval battle between HMAS Sydney and SMS Emden

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Frederick George Ince collection
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Photograph albums
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North Keeling Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Australia
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R Dey Son and Company
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1914
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Peace and Rest this Christmas, 1889

Peace and Rest this Christmas, 1889

Margot Child collection
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Christmas cards
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Mrs Margot Child
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1889
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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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Timber tool box

Timber tool box

John Docker collection
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Tool boxes
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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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Lacquered wooden travelling writing desk used by Sir Frederick Holder

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RL Harry collection
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Travelling desks
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South Australia, Australia
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Sir Frederick W. Holder
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1890
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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Red metal post box on four legs

Red metal post box on four legs

Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1930
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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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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Mrs Margot Child
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Handmade doily

Handmade doily

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1930
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A fine action study of Miss R MONAGHAN

A fine action study of Miss R MONAGHAN

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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IXL (Henry Jones) amethyst glass jam jar

IXL (Henry Jones) amethyst glass jam jar

Anne Girard collection
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Jars
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Australian Jam Co
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1900
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In memoriam card

In memoriam card

Margot Child collection
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1912
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Wedding acceptance

Wedding acceptance

Margot Child collection
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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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Eastern Downs Horticultural & Agricultural Association 1905 'Shorthorn Cow and Calf'

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David Allen medals collection
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Medals
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1905
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Wedding invitation

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Margot Child collection
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Clear glass rectangular inkstand with an inkwell in the centre

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Inkstands
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Commercial cast iron tobacco cutter for chopping plug tobacco

Commercial cast iron tobacco cutter for chopping plug tobacc...

Suncoast Pioneer Village collection
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Tobacco cutters
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Bli Bli, Queensland, Australia
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Suncoast Pioneer Village
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1850
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Congratulations card

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Margot Child collection
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Congratulations card

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Margot Child collection
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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1937
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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The Worker Cook Book, compiled by Mary Gilmore

The Worker Cook Book, compiled by Mary Gilmore

Hilda Creager collection no. 2
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Cookbooks
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Dame Mary Gilmore
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1915
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Congratulations

Congratulations

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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1977
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Rose Bay, Sydney Harbour.

Rose Bay, Sydney Harbour.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Rozelle, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1905
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Wynyard Square, Sydney

Wynyard Square, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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New South Wales, Australia
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W E Smith Ltd
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1905
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Black cord lanyard

Black cord lanyard

Colledge Family collection
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Uniform accessories
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Wedding invitation

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Margot Child collection
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Mrs Margot Child
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1977
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Wooden cylindrical pencil case

Wooden cylindrical pencil case

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Pencil cases
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mary Archer
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1895
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Place card for a wedding

Place card for a wedding

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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1981
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Boomerang with incised decorations, attributed to Robert Wandin, Coranderrk, 1890s

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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Robert Wandin
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1890
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Pedal driven dentist's drill used by Lilija Kokle

Pedal driven dentist's drill used by Lilija Kokle

John Jankaus collection
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Dental equipment
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Ventspils, Latvia
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Mrs Lilija Kokle
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1924
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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Bride and groom

Bride and groom

Margot Child collection
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Photographs
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Mrs Margot Child
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Wedding invitation

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Margot Child collection
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Wedding invitations
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1913
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"Domestic" treadle sewing machine

Margot Child collection
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Rucksack

Rucksack

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Backpacks
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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1932
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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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Silver medallion fom Royal Agricultural Society of Western Australia presented to S Emanuel in 1905

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Emanuel Family collection
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Medallions
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Western Australia, Australia
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The Royal Agricultural Society of Western Australia Inc
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1905
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Wooden and metal scooter

Wooden and metal scooter

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Scooters
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Andrew A. Gibson
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1925
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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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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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Wedding party

Wedding party

Margot Child collection
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Photographs
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Mrs Margot Child
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Jockey Maurice McCarten's racebook 1935

Jockey Maurice McCarten's racebook 1935

Maurice McCarten collection no. 2
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Photograph albums
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Maurice McCarten
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1929
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Album containing 20 menus, 12 seating plans and 23 photographs from Parliament House in Canberra, dating from 1927 to 1944

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Betty Hall collection
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Albums
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1927
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Wedding invitation

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Margot Child collection
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Mrs Margot Child
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Mrs Margot Child
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1973
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Wedding anniversary card

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Margot Child collection
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United Kingdom
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Mrs Margot Child
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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Mrs Margot Child
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1973
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Wedding anniversary card

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Margot Child collection
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United Kingdom
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Jamaica Bridge, Glasgow

Jamaica Bridge, Glasgow

Jack Russel Greenham collection
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Photographic postcards
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Jamaica Bridge, Glasgow, Scotland
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E A Schwerdlfeger & Co
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1905
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Glass plate negative - Aboriginal prisoners, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1905
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