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Photograph of a man with scaring on his chest

Photograph of a man with scaring on his chest

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Photographs
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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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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Parallel metal tracks on the road near a corner hotel

Parallel metal tracks on the road near a corner hotel

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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South Australia, Australia
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1909
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Prison truncheon, about 1940

Prison truncheon, about 1940

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Weapons
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Cartoon titled 'Rough End of the Pineapple'.

Cartoon titled 'Rough End of the Pineapple'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Ross Bateup
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2001
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Red metal pillar box with arched top

Red metal pillar box with arched top

Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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Pyrmont, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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W Taylor Paragon Foundry Pyrmont
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1912
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Siemens Brothers Morse Code Printer

Siemens Brothers Morse Code Printer

Professor Arthur Hardie Corbett collection
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Printing equipment
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London, England
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Siemens
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1850
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Batik silk scarf

Batik silk scarf

Aboriginal Women's Arts Festival collection
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Scarves
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Utopia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal Women's Arts Festival
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1984
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Tirranna Race Club Rules and Regulations, 6 January 1873

Tirranna Race Club Rules and Regulations, 6 January 1873

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Documents
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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W R. Riley and family
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1873
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Certificate of Merit, Royal Adelaide Exhibition, 1952

Certificate of Merit, Royal Adelaide Exhibition, 1952

Nettie McColive collection
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Certificates
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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South Australian Chamber of Manufacturers
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1952
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Circular metal dog registration tag REGD DOG JULY 1, 1901 - JUNE 30, 1902

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Dog Registration Tag collection
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Dog accessories
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1901
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Three pronged steel fork

Three pronged steel fork

Anne Girard collection
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Table forks
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Anne M. Girard
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1900
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African styled swagger stick belonging to Lieutenant-Colonel Watchorn

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Lieutenant-Colonel Watchorn collection
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Edwin T. Watchorn
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1901
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Exercise book used as a scrapbook during Lois Grosse's (nee Ottens) school years.

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Lois Grosse collection
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Scrapbooks
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Rigby Limited
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1953
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Toilet set

Toilet set

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bathroom accessories
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Bakewell Brothers Ltd
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1910
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Australian Commonwealth Federation medallion

Australian Commonwealth Federation medallion

George and Sylvia Milne collection
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Medallions
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Stokes & Sons
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1901
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The Commonwealth of Australia Inaugural Celebrations at Sydney under the direction of the government of New South Wales Official Programme

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 4
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Programs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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NSW Government
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1901
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Letter to Sue Summers from Adelaide Advertiser, 17 September 1949

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Australian Women's Cricket Council collection
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Letters
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Adelaide Advertiser
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1949
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Correspondence School Super Primary Department Progress Certificate for 1st Year Drawing and Applied art

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Nettie McColive collection
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Certificates
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Super Primary Department, Adelaide
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Batik silk scarf

Batik silk scarf

Aboriginal Women's Arts Festival collection
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Scarves
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Utopia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal Women's Arts Festival
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1984
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Kangaroo mounted on a wishbone

Kangaroo mounted on a wishbone

Terence Lane collection
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Brooches
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1903
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Australia Day 1918, Lake Wangary

Australia Day 1918, Lake Wangary

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Commemorative badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Atkinson & Co
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1918
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Whisk with pin

Whisk with pin

Tom Price collection
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Regalia
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Braidwood, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr K Warbarton
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1870
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Nature Study sketchbook by Mary Kendall 1910s

Nature Study sketchbook by Mary Kendall 1910s

David and Gianna Sudholz collection
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Sketchbooks
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Natimuk, Victoria, Australia
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Mary Kendall
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1911
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Shifting spanner

Shifting spanner

Phillip Porta collection
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Wrenches
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Adelong, New South Wales, Australia
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John H. Gillman
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1850
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Draft letter from A. M. Betts regarding Tirranna Race Club, 6 December 1873

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Tirranna Race Club collection
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Documents
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1873
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The Drawing Room, Wentworth House, Sydney

The Drawing Room, Wentworth House, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1911
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Roneo Neopost Model 105 Postal Franking Machine No.RNX 3029

Roneo Neopost Model 105 Postal Franking Machine No.RNX 3029

Australia Post Historical collection
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Franking machines
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Richmond, Surrey, England
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Roneo Neopost Ltd
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1969
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Brick Day, Soldiers' Home

Brick Day, Soldiers' Home

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Charity badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Soldiers' Home League Inc
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Hypoxis Glabella

Hypoxis Glabella

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1873
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Colourised photographic postcard of Mosman, NSW

Colourised photographic postcard of Mosman, 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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Toy farm set

Toy farm set

Marion Douglas and Pamela Yonge collection
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Toy farms
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England, United Kingdom
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1860
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Red bow and arrow with feathers

Red bow and arrow with feathers

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Archery equipment
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Set of nine metal weights