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Three women, an Asian woman, a Caucasian woman and an African woman

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Union of Australian Women collection
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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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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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The Coronation : Queen Elizabeth II, June 2nd 1953

The Coronation : Queen Elizabeth II, June 2nd 1953

Daphne Mabbott collection
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Booklets
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Australia
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Deaton & Spencer
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1953
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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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Stylised image of a blond haired woman with a dove making up the hair of the woman

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Union of Australian Women collection
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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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Poster -

Poster - "Office of the Status of Women"

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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Clear glass rectangular inkstand with an inkwell in the centre

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Inkstands
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Ceramic bust of John Batman

Ceramic bust of John Batman

John Batman and John Pascoe Fawkner Pottery Bust collection
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Busts
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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John Batman
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1934
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1909
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34 The Strike 1909 - Block 10 escort

34 The Strike 1909 - Block 10 escort

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
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Broken Hill Proprietary Limited
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1909
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Receipt sent from Miss Raymond Layer to G.P. Faithfull, 10 May 1909

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Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Receipts
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Raymond Layard
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1909
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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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Cartoon of the parallels between the coal industry of 1892 and the hospitality industry of 1992

Cartoon of the parallels between the coal industry of 1892 a...

Warren Brown collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Warren Brown
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1992
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Metal punch featuring the number

Metal punch featuring the number "1"

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Punches
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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United Nations' Decade for Women 1976-1985

United Nations' Decade for Women 1976-1985

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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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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Gold metallic cloth and black woollen coat, worn by Gertud Bodenwieser when taking on-stage acknowledgements

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Cuckson Bodenwieser collection no. 1
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Coats
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New South Wales, Australia
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Eileen Cramer
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1940
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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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The Snowy Mountains Scheme

The Snowy Mountains Scheme

Snowy Scheme Model collection
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Booklets
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Cooma, New South Wales, Australia
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Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Authority
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1955
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Enid Glover playing a piano accordion for a group of Legacy children on the beach

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Enid Treadgold collection
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Photographs
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Clifton Gardens, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Enid M. Treadgold
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1953
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January to February, 1953. Birdsville. The rainmaker, (Old Joe or

January to February, 1953. Birdsville. The rainmaker, (Old J...

Noelle Sandwith collection no. 1
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Drawings
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Birdsville, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Noelle O. Sandwith
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1953
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Salter's Spring Balance No.20, used for weighing large mail bags

Salter's Spring Balance No.20, used for weighing large mail ...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Spring balances
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England
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Salter Scales
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Black velvet horse riding helmet

Black velvet horse riding helmet

Colledge Family collection
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Sports safety helmets
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England
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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'Whadda You Lot Celebratin Now?...', in relation to the centenary of the Federation of Australia in 2001

'Whadda You Lot Celebratin Now?...', in relation to the cent...

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Mark Lynch
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2001
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Macleay Regis Potts Point NSW

Macleay Regis 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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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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Mt Kosciusko

Mt Kosciusko

Bridge Family collection no. 1
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Pennants
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Screencraft
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1950
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Argus Coronation Souvenir Part 3, 1953

Argus Coronation Souvenir Part 3, 1953

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Magazines
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The Argus
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1953
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Bronco Strong Superfine Toilet Tissue

Bronco Strong Superfine Toilet Tissue

Margaret Maclurcan collection
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Toilet paper
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Andrew Jack, Dyson & Co
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1894
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Peace and Rest this Christmas, 1889

Peace and Rest this Christmas, 1889

Margot Child collection
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Christmas cards
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Mrs Margot Child
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1889
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Rectangular fawn-coloured lacquered canvas suitcase with a red, yellow and black stripe pattern

Rectangular fawn-coloured lacquered canvas suitcase with a r...

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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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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Brass fastening pin for latch

Brass fastening pin for latch

Department of Defence collection
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Fasteners
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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White ceramic dinner plate with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dinner plate with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dinner plates
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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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Metal blue ashtray

Metal blue ashtray

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Ashtrays
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Commonwealth of Australia
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1940
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Picnic set

Picnic set

Felicita Carr collection
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Picnic sets
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1940
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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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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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Teaspoon

Teaspoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Teaspoons
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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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Medal issued by the Australian Numismatic Society to mark the centenary of the Royal Australian Mint, Sydney, in 1955

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TE Hanley collection no. 2
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Commemorative medals
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Australian Numismatic Society
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1955
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U.S.A. Fleet Entering Sydney Harbour

U.S.A. Fleet Entering Sydney Harbour

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Lead finial for gaol fence

Lead finial for gaol fence

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Finials
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Acme thread gauge

Acme thread 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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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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The Queen and Prince Charles money box

The Queen and Prince Charles money box

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Moneyboxes
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1953
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Nether Stowey, Coleridge's House, 25 September 1909

Nether Stowey, Coleridge's House, 25 September 1909

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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1909
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Boomerang

Boomerang

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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North-west NSW, Australia
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1800
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Round tin basin

Round tin basin

Claude Dunshea collection no. 1
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Basins
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Shoalhaven Gorge, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Claude Dunshea
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1930
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Wharfie's hook used by Aboriginal activist Joe McGinness when he worked on the wharves in Cairns, 1950s

Wharfie's hook used by Aboriginal activist Joe McGinness whe...

Joe McGinness collection
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Hooks
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Joe McGinness
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1950
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Prison padlock

Prison padlock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Padlocks
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Table cloth and four serviettes, made from Irish linen and featuring embroidered playing card motifs

Table cloth and four serviettes, made from Irish linen and f...

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Table linen
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1928
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Guard, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Guard, 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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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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Federated Engine Drivers' and Firemen's Association of Australasia, South Australian Branch certificate of merit

Federated Engine Drivers' and Firemen's Association of Austr...

Andrew Reeves collection no. 5
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Certificates
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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The Mail Newspaper (Adelaide)
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1905
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The Royal Empire Society News, 1953

The Royal Empire Society News, 1953

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Newsletters
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1953
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Toy dustpan

Toy dustpan

Bridge Family collection no. 1
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Cleaning toys
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Mrs Helen Jensma
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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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Second Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, Wagga Wagga, 1889

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1889
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Go / No go gauge

Go / No go 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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Glass plate negative - Rock engravings, Deception Creek, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, between 1905 and 1914

Glass plate negative - Rock engravings, Deception Creek, Fli...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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