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Silver dinner fork

Silver dinner fork

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Dinner forks
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Scales

Scales

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Balances
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Aged metal axe head with a new, hand carved, wooden handle

Aged metal axe head with a new, hand carved, wooden handle

Groote Eylandt Women's Material collection
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Axes
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Angurugu, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mary Amagula
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1992
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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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Negative holder Double dark

Negative holder Double dark

Turner Family collection
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Film holders
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Tin for 'Solomon Grundy' doll

Tin for 'Solomon Grundy' doll

Barbara Hetherington collection
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Tins
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Vacola fruit juice bottle

Vacola fruit juice bottle

Marie Lee collection
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Food preserving bottles
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Metal and plastic headphone plug

Metal and plastic headphone plug

Ernest B Phillips collection
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Audio equipment accessories
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sony Corporation
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1960
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Film pack adaptor

Film pack adaptor

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Photographic equipment
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New York, United States of America
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Eastman Kodak Company
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1903
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Home-made Bosun's chair and for child

Home-made Bosun's chair and for child

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Chairs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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1930
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1932 Brooklands 1000 Miles Race trophy awarded to Joan Richmond and Elsie Wisdom

1932 Brooklands 1000 Miles Race trophy awarded to Joan Richm...

Joan Richmond collection
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Trophies
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England
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1932
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baby's galvanised iron tub

baby's galvanised iron tub

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Baby baths
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1949
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Carving gouge

Carving gouge

Justice Else-Mitchell collection no. 1
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Carving gouges
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Emu figure standing on a map of Australia

Emu figure standing on a map of Australia

Terence Lane collection
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Bird figures
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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Royal Copenhagen
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1930
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Horse team equaliser

Horse team equaliser

Doreen Liddle collection
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Horse tack
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Narridy, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Jack P. Liddle
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1900
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Australian Scout Jamboree, Frankston, Victoria, Dec 27th - Jan 13th

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Molineux Poster collection
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Event posters
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Hawthorn, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Levi Molineux
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1934
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Wooden walking stick carved by Aborigines and presented to Reverend Hungerford in 1852

Wooden walking stick carved by Aborigines and presented to R...

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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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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O-Gauge House locomotive and tender

O-Gauge House locomotive and tender

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy locomotives
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Identity card for the 12th World Conference Against A and H Bombs

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Audrey Johnson collection
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Identity cards
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Fir cone ornament

Fir cone ornament

Alison Steele collection
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Christmas decorations
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Australian Comforts Fund, fundraising badge

Australian Comforts Fund, fundraising badge

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Charity badges
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Australian Comforts Fund
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Convict love token from J. Walden, 1832

Convict love token from J. Walden, 1832

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Akubra brand hatbox

Akubra brand hatbox

C J Yen Family collection
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Hatboxes
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Old Adaminaby, New South Wales, Australia
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Akubra Hats Pty Ltd
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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Boomerangs
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1932
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Rectangular stencil made from a sheet of metal with

Rectangular stencil made from a sheet of metal with "BKN, BL...

Julie and Antoine Bos collection
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Stencils
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Souvenir badge in commemoration of the Royal visit to Australia in 1954, worn in Canberra by Petronella Wensing

Souvenir badge in commemoration of the Royal visit to Austra...

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Commemorative badges
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Petronella Wensing
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1954
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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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Australia Post No.1 white canvas post bag, 1994

Australia Post No.1 white canvas post bag, 1994

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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1994
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Portrait of William Percy Faithfull, by Myra Felton, 1880s

Portrait of William Percy Faithfull, by Myra Felton, 1880s

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Myra Felton
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1880
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Silver dessert fork

Silver dessert fork

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Dessert forks
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Order of Australia medal

Order of Australia medal

Nova Peris collection
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Medals
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Nova Peris
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Moulded wooden lid to cover a Hammond Multiplex typewriter

Moulded wooden lid to cover a Hammond Multiplex typewriter

National Library of Australia collection
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Lids
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New York, New York, United States of America
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Hammond Typewriter Company
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1913
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White pull horse

White pull horse

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Pull-along toys
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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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Good Cheer!

Good Cheer!" It comes from the Sunny South, ...Rockdale

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1912
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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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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Official Australian Team Uniform, pants, Kuala Lumpur 1998 Commonwealth Games

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Nova Peris collection
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Sports clothing
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Nova Peris
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Convict love token from Joseph Kelf, 1833

Convict love token from Joseph Kelf, 1833

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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1910 sixpence and two 1910 twopenny bits

1910 sixpence and two 1910 twopenny bits

Terence Lane collection
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Brooches
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Pair of boots from Light Horse uniform

Pair of boots from Light Horse uniform

James Taylor Light Horse collection
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Military uniforms
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Sergeant James S. Taylor
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U.S bases out - Hiroshima never again

U.S bases out - Hiroshima never again

Movement Against Uranium Mining collection
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Political badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Movement Against Uranium Mining
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1987
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Hampden & Heytesbury Pastoral & Agricultural Society 1882 'Blood Filly or Gelding'

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David Allen medals collection
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Medals
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1882
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Bob Hawke. Bringing Australia Together. Australian Labor Party

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Fred Daly collection
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Political badges
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Yellow '55 km/h' sign from Murrindindi bushfire, Victoria, 7 February 2009

Yellow '55 km/h' sign from Murrindindi bushfire, Victoria, 7...

Victorian Black Saturday Bushfires 2009 collection
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Road signs
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Marysville, Victoria, Australia
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2009
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.22 revolver with a black handle and leather holster associated with Milo Dunphy

.22 revolver with a black handle and leather holster associa...

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Revolvers
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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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Rotary burr

Rotary burr

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Tools
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Photograph of James Valentine, Perth, 1897

Photograph of James Valentine, Perth, 1897

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Photographs
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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The Hart Photo Company
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1897
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Convict love token from Robert Bridges, 1843

Convict love token from Robert Bridges, 1843

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Silver jewellery box

Silver jewellery box

Christine Marshall Cox collection
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Jewellery boxes
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Gold medal from the Royal Agricultural Society of N.S.W. Royal Easter Show Sydney 1929

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Colledge Family collection
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Medals
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1929
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Baking tin for tarts

Baking tin for tarts

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Tart tins
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Souvenir booklet from August 2000 Regimental Colours, 36th Battalion St. Georges English Rifles, associated with the service of Lieutenant Vincent Burns

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Vincent Burns collection
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Booklets
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Lieutenant Vincent A. Burns
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2000
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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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Handstitched leather shoe with iron nails in sole and heel [punishment shoe]

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Convict Era Shirt collection
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Shoes
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Granton, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1830
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Shoe Last

Shoe Last

Ron Bell collection
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Shoe lasts
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Head rope made of twisted greenhide with a chain and leather hobble

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Ted Fogarty collection
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Horse tack
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Lucy Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ted Fogarty
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Metal stamp showing a sugar bowl, teapot and cream jug

Metal stamp showing a sugar bowl, teapot and cream jug

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Printing blocks
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Grey toy tank manufactured by MECCANO, ENGLAND Dinky Model No 22f.

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Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Toy vehicles
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Liverpool, Merseyside, England
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Mr Andrew A. Gibson
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Rug needle

Rug needle

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Needles
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1/2 Mile Country Championship NSW 1926 sash

1/2 Mile Country Championship NSW 1926 sash

Ken Ross collection
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Sashes
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Mr Ken Ross
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1926
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