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Dessert spoon

Dessert spoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessertspoons
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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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Rushcutters Bay Sydney (Showing Tennis Courts)

Rushcutters Bay Sydney (Showing Tennis Courts)

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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Rabbit skin rug

Rabbit skin rug

Thelma Jean Smith collection
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Rugs
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Coolamon, New South Wales, Australia
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Thelma Smith
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1940
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Seven Royal Agricultural Society NSW member badges

Seven Royal Agricultural Society NSW member badges

Colledge Family collection
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Badges
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New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1913
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Envelope containing letter of thanks for sympathy card

Envelope containing letter of thanks for sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Letters
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1900
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Lizard brand ink bottle

Lizard brand ink bottle

Australia Post Historical collection
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Ink bottles
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Joplin Manufacturing Co
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Blue tin badge depicting Ben Chifley with 'Chifley Spells Security' slogan

Blue tin badge depicting Ben Chifley with 'Chifley Spells Se...

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 7
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Political badges
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Australian Labor Party
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1949
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Don't mix stars with wars

Don't mix stars with wars

Union of Australian Women collection
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Photographic postcards
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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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Claw hammer

Claw hammer

John Docker collection
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Hammers
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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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Small cream coiled open weave plastic 'crinoline' hat

Small cream coiled open weave plastic 'crinoline' hat

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Hats
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1940
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Green, brown and yellow strip of cardboard with white tabs at each end representing a kookaburra's nest

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Display cards
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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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August 9th South African Women's Day

August 9th South African Women's Day

Union of Australian Women collection
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Commemorative 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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Discussion Poster No.51 - Progress and problems in Europe 3 - December 26, 1949

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George W Barber collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Commonwealth Office of Education
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1949
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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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Saint Mary's Basilica Sydney NSW

Saint Mary's Basilica Sydney 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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Soft black felt riding hat

Soft black felt riding hat

Colledge Family collection
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Hats
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Craytex rod, polishing stone

Craytex rod, polishing stone

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Abrasives
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Discussion Poster No.45 - You Saved this Child! UNAC fights the battles of the world's children - October 3, 1948

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George W Barber collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Commonwealth Office of Education
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1949
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Homo Australis

Homo Australis

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Australia
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Mr John Kron
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1999
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Discussion Poster No.37 - Are You Superstitious? - June 13, 1949

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George W Barber collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Commonwealth Office of Education
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1949
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Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Australia Post Historical collection
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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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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Certificates
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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South Australian Chamber of Manufacturers
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1936
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Cast Easom Enfield plaque with rising sun, kangaroo and emu, late 1800s

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Terence Lane collection
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Plaques
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1880
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Club

Club

L and T Hackney collection
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Clubs
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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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Cast iron frying pan

Cast iron frying pan

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Frying pans
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Interior of the Holy Trinity Church, Granville

Interior of the Holy Trinity Church, Granville

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Granville, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Circular Quay, East Side, Sydney. Seasons Greetings, 10 May 1908

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Peter Elder collection no. 2
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Photographic postcards
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Circular Quay, Sydney Cove, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1908
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Holy Trinity Church, Granville

Holy Trinity Church, Granville

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Granville, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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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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Equal Pay Year 1986

Equal Pay Year 1986

Union of Australian Women collection
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Political 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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Strathalbyn Day, 1919

Strathalbyn Day, 1919

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Atkinson & Co
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1919
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United Commercial Travellers Assn of Australasia

United Commercial Travellers Assn of Australasia

Colledge Family collection
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Badges
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United Commercial Travellers' Association of Australasia
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1924
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Help Minda

Help Minda

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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Green glass moulded diamond-shaped plate, milk jug and sugar bowl

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Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Tableware
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1949
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Union Jack and Red Ensign

Union Jack and Red Ensign

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Badges
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North Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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A Alderman
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Australasian Federated Butchers Union, Queensland Certificate of Recognition

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Andrew Reeves collection no. 5
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Certificates
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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