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Oak oil stone

Oak oil stone

George Henry Taylor collection
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Sharpening stones
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr George H. Taylor
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1790
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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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Green toy car manufactured by INIC, ENGLAND

Green toy car manufactured by INIC, ENGLAND

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Toy vehicles
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Andrew A. Gibson
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1925
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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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Soft brown felt riding hat

Soft brown 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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Orange toy truck manufactured LESNEY, ENGLAND

Orange toy truck manufactured LESNEY, ENGLAND

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Toy vehicles
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Lesney Products & Co. Ltd.
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1925
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Portrait of William Percy Faithfull, by Myra Felton, 1880s

Portrait of William Percy Faithfull, by Myra Felton, 1880s

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Myra Felton
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1880
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Innksete on the Fu River, Wuschau. May 1917

Innksete on the Fu River, Wuschau. May 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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Head ornament

Head ornament

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Head ornaments
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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1925
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Headdress support

Headdress support

Papuan Official collection
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Headdresses
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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1915
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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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1915
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Poster titled 'Its the speedy airmail that conquers distance and saves time'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

Papuan Official collection
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Pipes
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Farm cottage, likely Elastolin

Farm cottage, likely Elastolin

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Toy farms
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Andrew A. Gibson
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1925
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An Anamite woman - in Hanor

An Anamite woman - in Hanor

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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Photograph of a street scene with a stone wall running across the front and telegraph poles along the front of the wall.

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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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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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Outside the big gate Kalgan - being the start of the journey in the Pass which leads to Mongolia

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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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John Poole Marine Chronometer No 2659, with accessories in a wooden case

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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John Poole
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1855
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Picture taking with the No.1A Autographic Kodak Junior...

Picture taking with the No.1A Autographic Kodak Junior...

Harold Stevens collection
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Instruction booklets
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New South Wales, Australia
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Eastman Kodak Company
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1922
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Tinted black and white studio portrait photograph of Bibmbo, Auntie Val, Enid and a friend

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Enid Treadgold collection
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Photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Radio 2GB Blue Birds Club
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1935
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Fine toothed hacksaw blade

Fine toothed hacksaw blade

John Docker collection
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Saw blades
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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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Photograph of a military hospital ward owned by Len Uren

Photograph of a military hospital ward owned by Len Uren

Len Uren collection
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Photographs
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Leonard S. Uren
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1915
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Canoe paddle

Canoe paddle

Papuan Official collection
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Paddles
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Three women cricketers. Left, Victorian player; centre, English player; right, NSW player.  Australia 1934/35.

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Elsie Deane collection
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Photographs
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1934
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Thick metal wire bow for stretching rabbit pelts

Thick metal wire bow for stretching rabbit pelts

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Leatherworking tools
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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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White cotton pillowcase

White cotton pillowcase

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Pillowcases
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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1920
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Totality by Kevin Gilbert

Totality by Kevin Gilbert

Eleanor Williams-Gilbert collection
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Linocuts
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Mr Kevin Gilbert
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1965
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Medicine jar

Medicine jar

Anne Girard collection
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Jars
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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ACI
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1934
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Eleven wooden toy alphabet blocks

Eleven wooden toy alphabet blocks

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Alphabet blocks
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Andrew A. Gibson
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1925
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Woven bag

Woven bag

Papuan Official collection
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Bags
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir John Hubert P. Murray
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1915
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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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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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Lorna Kettels and Barbara Peden, bats in hand, walking off the MCG during a break in play

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Lorna Smith collection
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Photographs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd
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1934
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Poster titled 'It's the speedy airmail that conquers distance and saves time'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Australia's 150th Anniversary 1788-1938

Australia's 150th Anniversary 1788-1938

Dr Donald McMichael collection no. 2
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