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Touch wood

Touch wood

David Westcott collection no. 7
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Cards
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1914
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Wooden headrest

Wooden headrest

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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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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I will help until the war is won

I will help until the war is won

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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1914
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Sturt Street, Ballarat

Sturt Street, Ballarat

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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1904
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Hymnal Companion to the Book of Common Prayer

Hymnal Companion to the Book of Common Prayer

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Religious books
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1887
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Pottery vessel

Pottery vessel

Papuan Official collection
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Pots
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Necklet

Necklet

Papuan Official collection
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Necklaces
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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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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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Box containing four sets of lantern slides

Box containing four sets of lantern slides

Reverend Canon HR Cavalier collection
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Lantern slides
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Glenelg, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Reverend F H. Stokes
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1909
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Long building with a high roof and three arches along one side

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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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Square orange cushion

Square orange cushion

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Cushions
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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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Botanical Gardens, Sydney, NSW

Botanical Gardens, Sydney, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Carved pig

Carved pig

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Scout's Electrician badge certificate

Scout's Electrician badge certificate

Barry Williams collection
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Certificates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Barry Williams
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1946
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Warden sitting in the main chair in the Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

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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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Gladstone bag with a leather body and handle

Gladstone bag with a leather body and handle

Les Robertson collection
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Luggage
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Sassafras Creek near Crescent Bridge, Victoria

Sassafras Creek near Crescent Bridge, Victoria

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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1915
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Natives of Carpentaria

Natives of Carpentaria

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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T Baines
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1873
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Hawkesbury Bridge N.S.W., 1908

Hawkesbury Bridge N.S.W., 1908

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Hawkesbury River, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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St Vincent's Ladies' College, Sydney

St Vincent's Ladies' College, 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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1908
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club Programme, 15 January 1915

Tirranna Picnic Race Club Programme, 15 January 1915

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Programs
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Danel Bros.Co.Pty.Ltd
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1915
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Department of Agriculture Victoria 1908 'Dry Wine'

Department of Agriculture Victoria 1908 'Dry Wine'

David Allen medals collection
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Medals
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1908
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Pavilion, Richmond Park

Pavilion, Richmond Park

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Australian Imperial Forces cricket team flag, 1919

Australian Imperial Forces cricket team flag, 1919

Ruth Oldfield collection
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Australian flags
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Gallipoli, Turkey
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Mr William 'Bert' A. Oldfield
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1919
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Letter - Sworn statement by John Flynn, 16 May 1844

Letter - Sworn statement by John Flynn, 16 May 1844

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Letters
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1844
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Depicts the Big House at Springfield with two women standing in the doorway, 15 January 1904

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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1904
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Drum

Drum

Papuan Official collection
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Musical drums
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Minton 'Kings Service' china entree plate bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Entree plates
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Bowls
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr R L. Bellamy
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1915
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Photograph of two men wearing sailor hats owned by Len Uren

Photograph of two men wearing sailor hats owned by Len Uren

Len Uren collection
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Photographs
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Leonard S. Uren
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1915
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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

Papuan Official collection
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Pipes
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Cylindrical red painted metal letter box with a domed top

Cylindrical red painted metal letter box with a domed top

Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1920
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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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Set of nine metal weights

Set of nine metal weights

Australia Post Historical collection
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Weights
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Wooden carving of a dugong

Wooden carving of a dugong

Odette O'Neill collection
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Wood carvings
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Mr Victor L. Stiskin
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1938
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Drum

Drum

Papuan Official collection
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Musical drums
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Art Deco ceramic kangaroo [one of a pair]

Art Deco ceramic kangaroo [one of a pair]

Terence Lane collection
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Sculptures
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Unknown
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1935
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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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John Poole Marine Chronometer No 2659, with accessories in a wooden case

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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John Poole
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1855
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