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Dustpan brush

Dustpan brush

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dustpan and brush sets
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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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King Street, Newtown

King Street, Newtown

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Scythe stone

Scythe stone

Lorna May Colwell collection no. 1
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Sharpening stones
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Oakleigh, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Thomas Colwell
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1900
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Oh dry those tears

Oh dry those tears

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Redmond Nolan
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1908
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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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Three leather hair curlers known as 'Curly Wurlies'

Three leather hair curlers known as 'Curly Wurlies'

Una May Irvine collection no. 2
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Hair rollers
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Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Una M. Irvine
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1900
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Cane grocery basket used at a J B Youngs store in Canberra until 1965

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Peter Duff collection
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Baskets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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J B Youngs Pty Ltd
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1920
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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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Petrol ration ticket

Petrol ration ticket

Irene Kopievsky Ben Chifley Tie collection
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Ration cards
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Australia
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Commonwealth Liquid Fuel Control Board
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1940
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Membership card for the Hungarian Medical Association, 1950

Membership card for the Hungarian Medical Association, 1950

Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Membership cards
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Munich, Germany
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1950
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Pyle-National brand switch or railway carriage lamp

Pyle-National brand switch or railway carriage lamp

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Lamps
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Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
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The Pyle-National Company
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1924
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Bolster cover in white twill cotton

Bolster cover in white twill cotton

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bolsters
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New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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1930
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Saucepan and lid

Saucepan and lid

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Saucepans
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1920
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Rectangular fawn-coloured lacquered canvas suitcase with a red, yellow and black stripe pattern

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Colledge Family collection
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Suitcases
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Children's sports Empire day, 1908

Children's sports Empire day, 1908

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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1908
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Corroboree - A Ballet Suite by John Antill

Corroboree - A Ballet Suite by John Antill

Tyrrell's Book Shop collection
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Audio records
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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ABC Sydney Symphony Orchestra
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1950
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Clare, South Australia, Australia
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Clare Agricultural & Horticultural Society
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1936
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Glass photographic magic lantern slide of a thylacine at the London Zoo

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David Seth-Smith collection
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Lantern slides
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London Zoo, London, England
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Mr David Seth-Smith
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1850
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"FIRST PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1908, A., P., AND H. SOCIETY"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1908
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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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Black metal desk telephone with a winding handle

Black metal desk telephone with a winding handle

Australia Post Historical collection
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Telephones
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United States of America
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Telephone and Radio Corporation
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1948
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Bank of Australasia, Sydney, 31 August 1908

Bank of Australasia, Sydney, 31 August 1908

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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Charles H. Kerry
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1908
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Australia Post three-piece cardboard mobile 'Beautiful birds of Australia ...'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Mobiles
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1978
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Poster captioned 'You can help protect a vital service from disruption by vandals, Adopt a public telephone near your home...'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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Black and white photograph of the Labour Government, 1950

Black and white photograph of the Labour Government, 1950

Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Australian Labor Party
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1950
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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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Ogden Smiths Mermaid fishing fly

Ogden Smiths Mermaid fishing fly

Gidleigh Collection
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Fishing lures
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London, England
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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'Uncle Jack Litsters team, Fowlers Bay', South Australia, 1908

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Horse photographs and ephemera collection no. 2
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Photographic postcards
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Fowlers Bay, South Australia, Australia
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1908
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Harvest of Endurance: A History of the Chinese in Australia 1788-1988

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Australia-China Friendship Society collection
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Scrolls
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Australia
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Mr Mo Xiangyi
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1987
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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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Munyang Power Station in winter

Munyang Power Station in winter

Snowy Scheme - Christine Filiamundi collection
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Photographs
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Munyang, Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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John P. Williamson
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1953
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Canvas bag for saws