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"I have journeyed on many beautiful rivers of the World..."

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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South West Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Geoffrey Lea
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1908
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Gold medallion commemorating the opening of the first federal parliament in May, 1901

Gold medallion commemorating the opening of the first federa...

Una May Irvine collection no. 2
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Commemorative medallions
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Duke of Cornwall
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1900
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Banque Fonciere de Nijni-Novgorod-Samara, Lettre de Gage 4 1/2% de 10,000 roubles

Banque Fonciere de Nijni-Novgorod-Samara, Lettre de Gage 4 1...

Olga Riet collection
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Financial records
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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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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Dolly clothes peg

Dolly clothes peg

Margaret Heap 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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1950
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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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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Hand-pumped dentist's spittoon used by Lilija Kokle

Hand-pumped dentist's spittoon used by Lilija Kokle

John Jankaus collection
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Spittoons
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Ventspils, Latvia
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Mrs Lilija Kokle
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1924
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Carved wooden arrowhead with six indents tapering to the point

Carved wooden arrowhead with six indents tapering to the poi...

Odette O'Neill collection
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Arrows
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Mr Victor L. Stiskin
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1938
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Steel lister with three teeth used at 'Rocky Plains' via Berridale

Steel lister with three teeth used at 'Rocky Plains' via Ber...

Tony Preston collection no. 4
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Shearing equipment
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Berridale, New South Wales, Australia
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Neil Woodhouse
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1910
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The Enemy Listens

The Enemy Listens

Stuart Peterson collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Archibald S. Peterson
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1945
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Franco-British Exhibition, London, 1908

Franco-British Exhibition, London, 1908

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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London, England
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The Valentine & Sons' Publishing Co.
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1908
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Manhattan Hotel Potts Point NSW

Manhattan Hotel Potts Point NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ramsay Photo Works Pty Ltd
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1950
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Handmade doily

Handmade doily

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1930
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A Commentary by the Rev. P.J. Ryan M.S.C., D.D., DPh.

A Commentary by the Rev. P.J. Ryan M.S.C., D.D., DPh.

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 15
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Booklets
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Westmead, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Reverend P J '. Ryan
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1940
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Radius gauge

Radius gauge

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Gauges
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Triangular metal file

Triangular metal file

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Files (tools)
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Shell

Shell

L and T Hackney collection
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Shells
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1900
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Woollen khaki peaked hat

Woollen khaki peaked hat

Myrtle Ivy Lindsay collection
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Hats
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Europe
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Myrtle I. Lindsay
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1945
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Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No.20. Qualup Bell

Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No.20. Qualup Bell

Joyce Knife collection
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Matchboxes
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Cremorne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Bryant and May
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1950
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Shell

Shell

L and T Hackney collection
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Shells
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1900
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Wooden scribe made from wood with a small tack like metal piece attached

Wooden scribe made from wood with a small tack like metal pi...

George O Crawford collection
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Woodworking tools
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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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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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Poster titled 'Telephone services link together the people of all nations'

Poster titled 'Telephone services link together the people o...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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White ceramic soup bowl with letters CACS

White ceramic soup bowl with letters CACS

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Soup bowls
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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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Horlicks tin

Horlicks tin

Bothwell Museum collection
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Food storage containers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Horlicks Pty Ltd
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1949
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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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Sir Harry Rawson Laying Foundation Tablet, Masonic Hall, Ryde, 16.5.08

Sir Harry Rawson Laying Foundation Tablet, Masonic Hall, Ryd...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Ryde, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sir Harry H. Rawson
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1908
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Carpenter's boxwood folding rule

Carpenter's boxwood folding rule

John Docker collection
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Folding rules
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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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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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Three sheets of paper containing technical drawings for a canoe, drawn by Olegas Truchanas

Three sheets of paper containing technical drawings for a ca...

Melva Truchanas collection
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Technical drawings
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Olegas Truchanas
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1950
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Carving knife