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Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No. 5. Sturt Desert Pea

Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No. 5. Sturt Desert Pea

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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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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Handmade willow clothes peg

Handmade willow clothes peg

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes pegs
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New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
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Mrs One-Eye Brown
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1950
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Medallion to commemorate 50 years of the Commonwealth of Australia's Federation, 1901-1951

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Sydney Collectables Auction collection
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Commemorative medallions
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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John Elischer
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1950
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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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UNRRA camp registration 31.1.1949

UNRRA camp registration 31.1.1949

W Klicki collection
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Documents
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1949
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Embroidered handmade doily

Embroidered handmade doily

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1900
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International Refugee Organisation identity card

International Refugee Organisation identity card

L Bucelis collection
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Identity cards
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Lithuania
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International Refugee Organisation
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1949
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Club, attribted to the Sydney area, about 1900-1920

Club, attribted to the Sydney area, about 1900-1920

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Clubs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1900
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Shield

Shield

L and T Hackney collection
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Shields
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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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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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White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessert dishes
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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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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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England
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Minton 'Kings Service' china saucer bearing the Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Saucers
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Transit document 1949

Transit document 1949

L Bartaska collection
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Travel documents
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Lithuania
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1949
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Boomerang

Boomerang

L and T Hackney collection
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Boomerangs
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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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Floral Clock Toronga Park Sydney NSW

Floral Clock Toronga Park 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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God's Children at Prayer, 1946, given to Lois Grosse (nee Ottens) 1950

God's Children at Prayer, 1946, given to Lois Grosse (nee Ot...

Reverend John Grosse collection
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Religious books
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Mrs Lois V. Grosse
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1946
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Glass plate negative - Rock engravings, Deception Creek, Red Gorge, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, between 1905 and 1914

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Deception Creek, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1905
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Cream coloured miniature china plate

Cream coloured miniature china plate

Thompson Family collection
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Plates
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England
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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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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

L and T Hackney collection
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Spearthrowers
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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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Post splitting wedge used by Rolfe Bridle

Post splitting wedge used by Rolfe Bridle

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Wedges
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Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Rolfe Bridle
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1930
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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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Photograph album c1930s-1940s of the Great Barrier Reef, Tasmania and Mount Buffalo

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Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Photograph albums
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Tasmania, Australia
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1930
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Shield carved by Roy Governor

Shield carved by Roy Governor

Roy Governor collection
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Shields
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Roy Governor
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1950
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Newsclipping -

Newsclipping - "Australian girls gain draw" Australia v Engl...

Australian Women's Cricket Council collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sue Summers
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1948
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Table model kerosene lamp

Table model kerosene lamp

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Kerosene lamps
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1930
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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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Poster -

Poster - "Hiroshima Never Again"

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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News clipping -

News clipping - "Englishwomen Fail In Second Test" Australia...

Australian Women's Cricket Council collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Sue Summers
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1948
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Poster captioned 'Post a card for Easter. It's such an unexpected pleasure'

Poster captioned 'Post a card for Easter. It's such an unexp...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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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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Wooden highchair with white leather harness

Wooden highchair with white leather harness

Doris Nash collection
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Highchairs
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Iram Nash
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1875
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Poster captioned 'A 'phone call... takes the hurry out of not being close, do your speeding by 'phone'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Fiftieth Anniversary 1888-1938

Fiftieth Anniversary 1888-1938

Olive King collection
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Commemorative medallions
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Australia
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Amor Pty Ltd
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1938
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Water rat skin cape made from over 50 pelts

Water rat skin cape made from over 50 pelts

Hinchley Family collection
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Evening capes
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Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
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Schultz Tannery
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1940
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Ceramic vase shaped as a gothic buttress

Ceramic vase shaped as a gothic buttress