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Embroidered silk postcard from World War One

Embroidered silk postcard from World War One

David Westcott collection no. 6
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Postcards
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1914
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Photograph of a boat in the water owned by Len Uren

Photograph of a boat in the water owned by Len Uren

Len Uren collection
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Leonard S. Uren
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1915
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Lime spatula

Lime spatula

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Chair' travelling - this style of chair for city use only. Yunnanfu, July, 1920

Chair' travelling - this style of chair for city use only. Y...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Photograph of a parade

Photograph of a parade

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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First day cover celebrating the centennary of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church, Thursday Island

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1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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First day envelopes
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1984
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View of the Governors grounds (on the hill) Yunnufu July 1920

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Gagarrar, Menyaba and Wuluwulg - a Bremer Island story

Gagarrar, Menyaba and Wuluwulg - a Bremer Island story

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mathaman Marika
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1910
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Stone tool

Stone tool

Papuan Official collection
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Stone tools
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Wilfred N. Beaver
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1915
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Two rows of horses, carrying baskets, and people next to trees, in front of a hill

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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The captured German 28cm Railway Gun in a railway siding at Molonglo

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George Henry Taylor collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Imperial German Army
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1927
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Canoe ornament

Canoe ornament

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Wheelwright's hollow auger bit

Wheelwright's hollow auger bit

Arthur Sayer collection
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Hollow bits
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Evandale, Tasmania, Australia
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William A. Porter
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1880
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Anzac Day - Lest We forget Gallipoli, 25 April, 1915

Anzac Day - Lest We forget Gallipoli, 25 April, 1915

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Commemorative badges
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North Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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1915
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Hately wheat collection

Hately wheat collection

Horse Era Museum collection no. 2
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Grains
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1886
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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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Photograph of two horses owned by Len Uren

Photograph of two horses owned by Len Uren

Len Uren collection
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Leonard S. Uren
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1915
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Australia Post No.1 white canvas post bag, 1986

Australia Post No.1 white canvas post bag, 1986

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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1986
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Black plastic wall telephone

Black plastic wall telephone

Australia Post Historical collection
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Wall telephones
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1945
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Drum

Drum

Papuan Official collection
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Musical drums
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Photographic glass plate holder

Photographic glass plate holder

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Photographic plate holders
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New York, United States of America
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Eastman Kodak Company
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1904
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Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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Carved pig

Carved pig

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Thatched cottage photograph owned by Len Uren

Thatched cottage photograph owned by Len Uren

Len Uren collection
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Leonard S. Uren
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1915
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Model canoe prow

Model canoe prow

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Ravenscraig

Ravenscraig

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Katoomba, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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1919
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Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Loading wool at Kalgan for export 1914

Loading wool at Kalgan for export 1914

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Kultur Cartoons

Kultur Cartoons

Eveline Coulter collection
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Comic books
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Germany
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Stanley Paul & Co
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1915
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Spearthrower with etched design, from Western Australia, 1915

Spearthrower with etched design, from Western Australia, 191...

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Western Australia, Australia
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1915
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Gallipoli 25 April, 1915

Gallipoli 25 April, 1915

Terence Lane collection
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Brooches
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1915
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Girl's two-piece full-length outfit which belonged to 'Bobbie' Faithfull

Girl's two-piece full-length outfit which belonged to 'Bobbi...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Girls clothing
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Bobby Maple Brown
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1910
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Lime spatula

Lime spatula

Papuan Official collection
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Spatulas
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Convict-made brick with an 'O' stamped in the centre of one face

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David Westcott collection no. 4
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Convict bricks
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New South Wales, Australia
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John Onus
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1833
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The mode of climbing up to the Cliffs at Hoi Shan. Mrs Ottwell's little girl Elizabeth in the basket - 14/3/1920 - picnic

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Universal Brand electric toaster with three mica elements

Universal Brand electric toaster with three mica elements

Bothwell Museum collection
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Toasters
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New Britain, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States of America
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Landers Frary & Clark
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1915
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Group at B.A.T. mess Kalgan 14-3-1914

Group at B.A.T. mess Kalgan 14-3-1914

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Camisole

Camisole

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Camisoles
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1900
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Ceremonial board

Ceremonial board

Papuan Official collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Canoe ornament

Canoe ornament

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Adze blade in wooden socket

Adze blade in wooden socket

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Letter - Sworn statement by John Flynn, 16 May 1844

Letter - Sworn statement by John Flynn, 16 May 1844

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Letters
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1844
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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

Papuan Official collection
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Pipes
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Putting on a load - the average animal will carry up to 200lbs up and down hill, day after day. 1919

Putting on a load - the average animal will carry up to 200l...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Pottery vessel

Pottery vessel

Papuan Official collection
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Pots
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Remembrance Day fundraising badge

Remembrance Day fundraising badge

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Commemorative badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Cheer-Up Society
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1914
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Ceramic bust of John Pascoe Fawkner

Ceramic bust of John Pascoe Fawkner

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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Mr John P. Fawkner
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1934
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Lime spatula

Lime spatula

Papuan Official collection
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Spatulas
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Camel Corps Christmas card to the McPhee family from Will Boothby

Camel Corps Christmas card to the McPhee family from Will Bo...

Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Christmas cards
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Muriel E. McPhee
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1910
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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

Papuan Official collection
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Pipes
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Commemorative book celebrating the Trans-Australian Railway, Turning the First Sod, By His Excellency the Governor General at Port Augusta, 14 September 1912

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Elizabeth Kay collection no. 1
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Commemorative books
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Commonwealth of Australia
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1912
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Two white linen pillow shams

Two white linen pillow shams

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Pillow shams
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1910
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Letter from Augustus Lucian Faithfull regarding. 16 August 1915

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Tirranna Race Club collection
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Letters
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1915
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Rectangular red wooden post box with a sloped top, for newspapers and packets

Rectangular red wooden post box with a sloped top, for newsp...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1939
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View of the Country through which the Pass runs from Kalgan to Ha Nor 17.6.1914

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Pratt Ware oval plaque portrait of Captain James Cook