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The Last of England's Infamous Felon Fleet The Convict Ship

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Jay Kruizenga collection
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Pamphlets
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United States of America
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Convict Ship 'Success' Touring Museum
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1924
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Artist's sketchbook with abstract geometric petroglyph, rock rubbings, drawings and embossed prints worked in lead pencil and coloured pencil [Petroglyph Diary]

Artist's sketchbook with abstract geometric petroglyph, rock...

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Judith-Rose Thomas colle...
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Sketchbooks
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Tasmania, Australia
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Judith R. Thomas
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Nyngan

Nyngan

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Nyngan, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Handbell - Note A# Octave 5 Pattern 10

Handbell - Note A# Octave 5 Pattern 10

Jennifer Anne Murphy collection
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Musical instruments
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London, England
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Whitechapel Bell Foundry
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1910
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting John Macarthur

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Coles-Myer collection
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Commemorative medals
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Victoria, Australia
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Coles-Myer Ltd
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1766
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Handmade willow clothes peg

Handmade willow clothes peg

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes pegs
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New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
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Mrs One-Eye Brown
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1950
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Soup spoon

Soup spoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Soup spoons
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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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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1901
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Fowler's Vacola sauce bottle

Fowler's Vacola sauce bottle

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Food preserving bottles
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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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Invitation from the Government of Victoria to Mr Bolton and Lady to attend the Royal Review at Flemington on 10 May 1901

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People's Paraphernalia collection no. 8
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Invitations
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Government of Victoria
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1901
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Plant fibre basket

Plant fibre basket

Odette O'Neill collection
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Baskets
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Mr Victor L. Stiskin
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1938
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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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Menu for Commonwealth Inaugural Celebrations dinner, 8 January 1901

Menu for Commonwealth Inaugural Celebrations dinner, 8 Janua...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 4
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Menus
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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John Sands Pty Ltd
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1901
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Stub of a wax candle

Stub of a wax candle

John Docker collection
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Candles
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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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Try square

Try square

George O Crawford collection
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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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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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England
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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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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Small shell bracelet made from maireener shells, white cockles and black crows

Small shell bracelet made from maireener shells, white cockl...

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Lola Greeno collection
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Bracelets
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Tasmania, Australia
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Lola Greeno
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Medicine jar

Medicine jar

Anne Girard collection
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Jars
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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ACI
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1934
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Deaths in Custody

Deaths in Custody

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Len Maynard collection
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Sculptures
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Tasmania, Australia
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Len Maynard
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Two square plush d'oyleys

Two square plush d'oyleys

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Doilies
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1930
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Rectangular sticker with a royal crown and

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Stickers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company
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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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Photographic postcard of Sydney Harbour from Hotel Australia

Photographic postcard of Sydney Harbour from Hotel Australia

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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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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England
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Fork

Fork

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Forks
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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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Kelp basket by Vicki West, 2003

Kelp basket by Vicki West, 2003

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Vicki West collection
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Baskets
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Tasmania, Australia
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Vicki West
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Wedding of Minna Gibson to Edward W. A. Kendall on 12 February 1901 at Burrungurroolong

Wedding of Minna Gibson to Edward W. A. Kendall on 12 Februa...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Ernest Mason
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1901
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Botanical Gardens, Brisbane, May 1910

Botanical Gardens, Brisbane, May 1910

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Shell necklace with pink button and opalescent green maireener feature shells, by Dulcie Greeno

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Dulcie Greeno collection no. 1
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Necklaces
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Tasmania, Australia
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Dulcie Greeno
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White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessert dishes
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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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Factory made squared wooden clothes peg with metal band

Factory made squared wooden clothes peg with metal band

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes pegs
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Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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Bothwell Museum
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Factory made wooden dolly peg

Factory made wooden dolly peg