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Vacola jar

Vacola jar

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Food preserving jars
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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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Small cream hat with heavy wire frame

Small cream hat with heavy wire frame

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Hats
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1940
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British Military Pioneer Other Ranks Sword, used by Lieutenant Thomas Quinn, 73rd Regiment (ret), in Van Diemens Land

British Military Pioneer Other Ranks Sword, used by Lieutena...

Neil Martin collection
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Swords
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England
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Mr Thomas Quinn
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1820
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Ovaltine tin

Ovaltine tin

Bothwell Museum collection
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Food storage containers
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Herefordshire, England
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A Wander Ltd
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1940
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Teaspoon

Teaspoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Teaspoons
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Postcard featuring King William Street, Adelaide

Postcard featuring King William Street, Adelaide

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Fighting Forces Comforts Fund, Sth Aus, Tin Hat FFCF Appeal

Fighting Forces Comforts Fund, Sth Aus, Tin Hat FFCF Appeal

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Charity badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Fighting Forces Comforts Fund in South Australia Inc
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Bag featuring Berlin woolwork with silk

Bag featuring Berlin woolwork with silk

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Evening bags
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1870
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First day cover celebrating the centennary of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church, Thursday Island

First day cover celebrating the centennary of Our Lady of th...

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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First day envelopes
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1984
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Club

Club

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Clubs
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1993
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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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Esbach albuminometer in wooden tube with cork

Esbach albuminometer in wooden tube with cork

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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Measuring instruments
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Germany
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School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
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1890
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Letter sent from William Pitt Faithfull, 21 August 1876

Letter sent from William Pitt Faithfull, 21 August 1876

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Letters
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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William P. Faithfull
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1876
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You love them - Fight for them!

You love them - Fight for them!

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 6
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Political posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Victorian State Recruiting Committee
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1939
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Silver-plated butter or caviar dish trophy awarded to amateur cyclist W.J. Taylor in 1901

Silver-plated butter or caviar dish trophy awarded to amateu...

Western Australian Amateur Cycling Club collection
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Trophies
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Connecticut, United States of America
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Meriden Britannia Company
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1901
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Gauge block attachment

Gauge block attachment

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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Entrance to Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Entrance to Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Bath plug

Bath plug

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Sink plugs
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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City Bridge & Adelaide's skyline, SA

City Bridge & Adelaide's skyline, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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S.F. Barnes from the 1901-02 English Cricket 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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1901
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Cast iron prison key

Cast iron prison key

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Keys
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Paperknife

Paperknife

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Paperknives
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London, England
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1876
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Qualco Soldiers Fund

Qualco Soldiers Fund

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Charity badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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Dirk, scabbard, by-knife and fork used by New South Wales Colonial Governor Lachlan Macquarie

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Alexander Ferguson collection
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Edged weapons
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Sydney Cove, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Lachlan Macquarie
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1809
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Colonel William Light's writing box and accessories

Colonel William Light's writing box and accessories

Colonel William Light collection no. 1
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Writing cases
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Colonel William Light
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1836
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King William Street North Adelaide, SA

King William Street North Adelaide, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Granted for Gallant and Faithful Services

Granted for Gallant and Faithful Services

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Medals
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London, England
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Hardy Bros, Silversmiths and Jewellers
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1875
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Claw hammer

Claw hammer

John Docker collection
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Hammers
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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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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Mansfield Park, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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