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Necklet seeds

Necklet seeds

Papuan Official collection
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Seeds
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1919
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Stone pestle

Stone pestle

Papuan Official collection
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Pestles
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Pair of knee-length black leather riding boots

Pair of knee-length black leather riding boots

Colledge Family collection
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Riding boots
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Rafts - drifting down the Fu river. Apl 1917

Rafts - drifting down the Fu river. Apl 1917

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Sitting room of house owned by Sir Ernest, Devon, 1915

Sitting room of house owned by Sir Ernest, Devon, 1915

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Devon, England
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Sir Ernest Cable
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1915
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Full length portrait photograph of Lieutenant Vincent Burns, 1916

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Vincent Burns collection
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Photographs
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Freeman & Co
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1916
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Leather bound bible containing the Old and new Testaments

Leather bound bible containing the Old and new Testaments

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Bibles
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Waverley, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Oxford University Press
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1900
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Booklet titled 'Episodes - A Glimpse of Australia-Japan Relations 1859-1979'

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Thompson Family collection
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Booklets
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Japan
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1859
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Stone tool

Stone tool

Papuan Official collection
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Stone tools
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Six camels in front of a large building

Six camels in front of a large building

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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A pagoda in a temple compound at Lamannao Jan 1915

A pagoda in a temple compound at Lamannao Jan 1915

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Victory March Through London, 3rd May, 1919

Victory March Through London, 3rd May, 1919

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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London, England
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J. Beagles & Co.
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1919
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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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Brass button - Australian Military Forces

Brass button - Australian Military Forces

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Military buttons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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K C Luke Pty Ltd
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1914
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Little Sunshine Picture Book

Little Sunshine Picture Book

Bridge Family collection no. 5
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Childrens books
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1900
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Club head

Club head

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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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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Wooden staff

Wooden staff

Papuan Official collection
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Walking-sticks
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Photograph of a bridge, over water

Photograph of a bridge, over water

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Club head

Club head

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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A caravan with Price and Co 'Ship' Candles...Each camel has 20 boxes of Candles

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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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Epidiascope, more commonly known as a magic lantern

Epidiascope, more commonly known as a magic lantern

Reverend Canon HR Cavalier collection
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Epidiascopes
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Glenelg, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Reverend F H. Stokes
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1909
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Photograph of a bridge over a water way with two people standing on it

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Bowls
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr R L. Bellamy
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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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Daily Mirror - Woman's Amazing Discovery - Wires, Plates in Head, 1987

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Robbie Swan collection
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Advertising posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Daily Mirror (Australia)
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1987
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Operative Bakers' Association (NSW)

Operative Bakers' Association (NSW)

Andrew Reeves collection no. 5
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Membership certificates
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Waverley, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1890
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Plaited sample of human hair

Plaited sample of human hair

Papuan Official collection
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Human hair
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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'A.R.M Tools' poster - Austral Railway Models

'A.R.M Tools' poster - Austral Railway Models

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Advertising posters
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Wooden cylindrical pencil case

Wooden cylindrical pencil case

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Pencil cases
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mary Archer
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1895
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1917
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Unfinished stone blade

Unfinished stone blade

Papuan Official collection
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Stone tools
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1919
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Wheelwright's bell auger bit

Wheelwright's bell auger bit

Arthur Sayer collection
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Spoke trimmer bits
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Evandale, Tasmania, Australia
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William A. Porter
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1880
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Bark cloth bag containing gum

Bark cloth bag containing gum

Papuan Official collection
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Bags
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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1915
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Pair of metal spurs with brown leather straps

Pair of metal spurs with brown leather straps

Colledge Family collection
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Spurs
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Menu from wedding reception

Menu from wedding reception

Margot Child collection
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Menus
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Mrs Margot Child
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1915
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Bowls
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr R L. Bellamy
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1915
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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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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Juno brand embossed metal, hanging model, kerosene lamp

Juno brand embossed metal, hanging model, kerosene lamp

Anne Girard collection
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Kerosene lamps
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United States of America
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Mrs Anne M. Girard
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1900
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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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Square white cotton table centre cloth made by Una May Roadknight at Orbost, Victoria, in 1906

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Una May Irvine collection no. 1
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Table linen
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Orbost, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Una M. Irvine
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1906
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Club from Bogan River area, New South Wales, 1915

Club from Bogan River area, New South Wales, 1915

Edmund Milne collection
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