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Photograph of Winnie Hannan (nee O'Sullivan) with Lily Molloy on a merry-go-round

Photograph of Winnie Hannan (nee O'Sullivan) with Lily Mollo...

Kevin Hannan collection
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Photographs
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Winnie O'Sullivan
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1925
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Novelty brown glazed ceramic paperweight caricature of the head of Australian Prime Minister William (Billy) Hughes

Novelty brown glazed ceramic paperweight caricature of the h...

JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 3
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Paperweights
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Chatswood, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mashman Bros
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1916
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Glass plate negative - Man holding north-western type of spearthrower and wearing pubic fur tassel, Wardaman people, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1922
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Photograph album c1920s-1930s

Photograph album c1920s-1930s

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Photograph albums
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1920
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Rectangular sticker with a royal crown and

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Stickers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company
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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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Three bowls

Three bowls

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bowls
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Ceremonial wooden wheelbarrow used at the turning of the first sod at works on railways commenced at Port Augusta, Oodnadatta, Tarcoola and Alice Springs between 1912 and 2001

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Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Wheelbarrows
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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W J. Spence
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1877
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Character reference for John Close, dated 16th December 1900

Character reference for John Close, dated 16th December 1900

John Collinson Close collection
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Letters
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Mr John Henry Collinson Close
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1900
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Club

Club

Professor Adolphus Elkin collection
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Clubs
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Bidyadanga (La Grange), Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club Programme, 12 January 1900

Tirranna Picnic Race Club Programme, 12 January 1900

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Programs
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Danel Bros.Co.Pty.Ltd
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1900
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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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Photographs
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Leonard S. Uren
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1915
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Glass plate negative - Women's camp fight, photographed by Herbert Basedow

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1922
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Australia Day 1917 - Somewhere in France

Australia Day 1917 - Somewhere in France

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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North Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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1917
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Postcard titled 'Timber Tramway in a Beautiful Setting'

Postcard titled 'Timber Tramway in a Beautiful Setting'

Bernard Freedman collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Atlas Press Pty Ltd
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1920
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Cast iron prison key

Cast iron prison key

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Keys
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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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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1917
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One sheet letterhead printed for account sales of wool

One sheet letterhead printed for account sales of wool

Carmel O'Brien collection
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Business accounts
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Pastoral Finance Association Ltd
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1917
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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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Not provided
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1925
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Photograph of a man and boy walking down a path owned by Len Uren

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Len Uren collection
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Photographs
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Leonard S. Uren
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1915
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Gates with three arches and two flags on top, crossed over

Gates with three arches and two flags on top, crossed over

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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Camera tripod with telescopic legs

Camera tripod with telescopic legs

Harold Stevens collection
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Camera tripods
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Rochester, New York, United States of America
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Eastman Kodak Company
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1911
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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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Photograph of Lieutenant Vincent Burns reclining on a camp bed

Photograph of Lieutenant Vincent Burns reclining on a camp b...

Vincent Burns collection
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Photographs
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Lieutenant Vincent A. Burns
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1915
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Floral motif pattern

Floral motif pattern

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Textileworking patterns
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Muriel E. McPhee
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1916
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Black and white photograph of US swimmer Lucy Freeman

Black and white photograph of US swimmer Lucy Freeman

National Sports Information Centre collection
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Photographs
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New York, United States of America
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Miss Lucy Freeman
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1917
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White, cotton, sleeveless nightdress

White, cotton, sleeveless nightdress

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Nightdresses
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Muriel E. McPhee
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1916
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting Matthew Flinders

Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting Matthe...

Coles-Myer collection
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Commemorative medals
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Victoria, Australia
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Coles-Myer Ltd
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1774
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Toy egg beater

Toy egg beater

Bridge Family collection no. 1
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Kitchen toys
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Mrs Eslee Bridge
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1920
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Partially frozen river, with water flowing in the centre, and the Kalgan bridge in the distance 14.3.1914

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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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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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Cheer-Up Society, Hats Off to the Infantry

Cheer-Up Society, Hats Off to the Infantry

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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North Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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1914
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Shifting spanner

Shifting spanner

Phillip Porta collection
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Wrenches
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Adelong, New South Wales, Australia
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John H. Gillman
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1850
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Souvenir of the Inauguration of the Commonwealth of Australia, The Sydney Celebrations, January 1st, 1901

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People's Paraphernalia collection no. 23
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Booklets
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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E Whitehead & Co
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1900
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Two men feeding a baby camel with a spoon

Two men feeding a baby camel with a spoon

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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Cream cotton corset

Cream cotton corset

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Corsets
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1850
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'The Punt' by F.H. Sutton, 1924 to 1930

'The Punt' by F.H. Sutton, 1924 to 1930

Horse photographs and ephemera collection no. 2
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Photographic postcards
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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1924
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Military pass belonging to Len Uren

Military pass belonging to Len Uren

Len Uren collection
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Passes
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Glasgow, Scotland
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Leonard S. Uren
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1917
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I didn't raise my son to be a soldier

I didn't raise my son to be a soldier

Adrian Luck collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australian Army
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1914
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Barraud No 2/901 chronometer with Poole's auxiliary compensated balance

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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Prouds Ltd, Diamond Merchants & Jewellers
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1820
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Clear glass plate marked Advance Australia, to commemorate Australia's centenary in 1888

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Terence Lane collection
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Commemorative plates
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England
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1887
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No. 20 Singer sewing machine for girls with lid of box and instructions booklet

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Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Sewing machines
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Andrew A. Gibson
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1926
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The Fire - Wuchow, April 1917

The Fire - Wuchow, April 1917

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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China
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1917
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Certificates
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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South Australian Chamber of Manufacturers
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1936
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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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Standard Field Service Postcard completed by Andy Waugh, 1917

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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