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Green, brown and yellow strip of cardboard with white tabs at each end representing a kookaburra's nest

Green, brown and yellow strip of cardboard with white tabs a...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Display cards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1978
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Carved and mounted coconut

Carved and mounted coconut

Papuan Official collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Photograph of a view of a pagoda with a two tiered roof, with stairs in the front centre and a brick wall at the front

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Poster titled 'It's the speedy airmail that conquers distance and saves time'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Duncan Thompson's rugby league cap

Duncan Thompson's rugby league cap

Ian Thompson collection
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Caps
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Farmers Co Ltd
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1922
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Rectangular aluminium sign with

Rectangular aluminium sign with "Canberra City Postcode 2601...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Signs
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Standard Bushel gun-metal grain measure

Standard Bushel gun-metal grain measure

Geoff Gray collection
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Measures
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London, England
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Lannon Harley
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1832
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Photograph of one woman and two men standing in front of a cart

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Ox cart delivering water to householders in Lamamao. Jan 1915

Ox cart delivering water to householders in Lamamao. Jan 191...

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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Burnished, wooden fighting club

Burnished, wooden fighting club

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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Clubs
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North-west NSW, Australia
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1800
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Letter regarding Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 1 December 1922

Letter regarding Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 1 December 1922

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Letters
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1922
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Colour display card, titled, 'Moving pictures, Pictorial pre-stamped postcards to get your message moving, $2.50 a pack of six'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Australia Post
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Head ornament

Head ornament

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Head ornaments
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1925
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Irrigation device for drawing water from a canal and drain though the dyke - April 1922

Irrigation device for drawing water from a canal and drain t...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Lamboanga - from the deck of the Nikko Marn at the Anchorage July 1918

Lamboanga - from the deck of the Nikko Marn at the Anchorage...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Glass plate negative - Wagon crossing a stream bed, 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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Chisel

Chisel

George O Crawford collection
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Chisels
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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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Bark container

Bark container

Ursula McConnel collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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1927
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Shield

Shield

Professor Adolphus Elkin collection
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Birds Eye View of Wuchow Apl 1917 showing both West and Fu Rivers

Birds Eye View of Wuchow Apl 1917 showing both West and Fu R...

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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Headband

Headband

Papuan Official collection
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Headbands
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Wheelwright's hollow auger bit

Wheelwright's hollow auger bit

Arthur Sayer collection
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Hollow bits
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Evandale, Tasmania, Australia
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William A. Porter
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1880
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Carved wooden post

Carved wooden post

Papuan Official collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1927
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Gagarrar, Menyaba and Wuluwulg - a Bremer Island story

Gagarrar, Menyaba and Wuluwulg - a Bremer Island story

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mathaman Marika
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1910
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Axe handle

Axe handle

Papuan Official collection
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Axes
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Six slice toast rack

Six slice toast rack

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Toast racks
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Sheffield, England
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Walker & Hall
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1927
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Turtle-shell lime spatula

Turtle-shell lime spatula

Papuan Official collection
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Spatulas
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Professor Wallace E. Armstrong
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1923
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Mounted photograph of the fabric section of J.B.Young's department store, Kingston, Canberra around 1928

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J B Young Ltd collection
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Cards
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Bacon and Company
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1923
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Colour display card illustrated with a kookaburra, titled, 'Pre-stamped envelopes. All they need is an address...'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Display cards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1978
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Book titled 'Wedding Dress 1740-1970' written by Madelaine Ginsburg

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Margot Child collection
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Books
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London, England
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Victoria and Albert Museum
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1740
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View of the Governors grounds (on the hill) Yunnufu July 1920

View of the Governors grounds (on the hill) Yunnufu July 192...

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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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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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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Armband

Armband

Papuan Official collection
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Armbands
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Nib pen

Nib pen

Australia Post Historical collection
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Pens
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London, England
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Perry & Co
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1959
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Debrie Parvo model 'L' 35mm hand-crank movie camera and accessories, used by Frank Hurley

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Robert and Irene Goard collection
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Movie cameras
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Paris, France
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Andre Debrie
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1917
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Coconut container

Coconut container

Papuan Official collection
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Containers
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Purari River, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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