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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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Wooden cell door, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Wooden cell door, 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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Fine toothed hacksaw blade

Fine toothed hacksaw blade

John Docker collection
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Saw blades
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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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Box for 'Lister' Sheep-Shearing combs used at 'Rocky Plains' via Berridale

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Tony Preston collection no. 4
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Storage boxes
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Dursley, Gloucestershire, England
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R A Lister and Company Limited
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1910
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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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A Teamster's Camp in Australia Carting Wheat to Railway Station

A Teamster's Camp in Australia Carting Wheat to Railway Stat...

Bernard Freedman collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Atlas Press Pty Ltd
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1920
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Eriostemon correifolius

Eriostemon correifolius

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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1876
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Adjustable taper nose pliers

Adjustable taper nose pliers

John Docker collection
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Pliers
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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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Three women, an Asian woman, a Caucasian woman and an African woman

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Clear glass rectangular inkstand with an inkwell in the centre

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Inkstands
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The Opium Smugglers: A True Story of Our Northern Seas

The Opium Smugglers: A True Story of Our Northern Seas

Philip MacFarlane collection
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Books
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ion L. Idriess
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1948
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Note paper from Felton, Grimwade & Co., Melbourne with annotations.

Note paper from Felton, Grimwade & Co., Melbourne with annot...

Dods Violin and Viola collection
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Notes
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr William W. Dods
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1920
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Glass plate negative - Punch (Arrerika) watering camels, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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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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1920
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Whitework oval linen table centre in mountmellick work

Whitework oval linen table centre in mountmellick work

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Table linen
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1900
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Handmade oval linen table centre with a coarse white crocheted pilot edge

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Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Table linen
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1930
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Parliament House, Spring Street, Melbourne

Parliament House, Spring Street, Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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New Service Charges

New Service Charges

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Andrew Weldon
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1997
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140, Horse Ferry, Sydney

140, Horse Ferry, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Ernabella puzzle pattern t-shirt

Ernabella puzzle pattern t-shirt

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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T-shirts
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Eau de nil hat of netted fabric and two hat pins worn by Dame Pattie Menzies

Eau de nil hat of netted fabric and two hat pins worn by Dam...

Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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Headwear
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London, England
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Sainte Claire
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1955
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Chisel

Chisel

John Docker collection
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Chisels
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ted Docker
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1955
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Minton 'Kings Service' china teacup and saucer bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Cups and saucers
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Mary Card's Crochet book No. 4

Mary Card's Crochet book No. 4

Deirdre Appelbee collection
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Pattern books
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mary Card
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1921
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Poster titled 'The future is ours. Vote 1 Nuclear Disarmament Party...'

Poster titled 'The future is ours. Vote 1 Nuclear Disarmamen...

Benny Zable collection no. 2
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Political posters
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