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YMCA - With Our Boys Always Everywhere

YMCA - With Our Boys Always Everywhere

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Club badges
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Young Mens Christian Association
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1914
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Spear

Spear

Ray and Dallas Maple Family collection no. 2
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Spears
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South Australia, Australia
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Howard Maple
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1930
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View of Yunnanfu railway station - summer 1919

View of Yunnanfu railway station - summer 1919

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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A farmers son. Age 12. Married. Jan 1915

A farmers son. Age 12. Married. Jan 1915

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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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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QSL card, Greetings from VK2ED

QSL card, Greetings from VK2ED

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1935
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Photograph of two men wearing sailor hats owned by Len Uren

Photograph of two men wearing sailor hats 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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Arrow

Arrow

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1917
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Attack on Store Dray

Attack on Store Dray

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Samuel T. Gill
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1870
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King George's Sound

King George's Sound

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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J Carr
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1873
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Headdress

Headdress

Papuan Official collection
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Headdresses
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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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Handmade copper hammer

Handmade copper hammer

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Hammers
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Set of glasses for the Commonwealth Parliament

Set of glasses for the Commonwealth Parliament

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Drinking 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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Glass jar containing crystalised yellow and orange coloured fragments of gum arabic

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Jars
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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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Radius gauge

Radius 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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Hot-air steriliser

Hot-air steriliser

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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Health and medical equipment
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Edinburgh, Scotland
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Baird and Tatlock
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1897
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Filling the water cart at a well in Lamamao

Filling the water cart at a well in Lamamao

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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Composing rule

Composing rule

Les Robertson collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Memento menu from Taronga Park Camp, October 1917

Memento menu from Taronga Park Camp, October 1917

Colonel Alfred Spain collection
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Menus
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Taronga Park, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Colonel Alfred Spain
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1917
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Hand-pumped dentist's spittoon used by Lilija Kokle

Hand-pumped dentist's spittoon used by Lilija Kokle

John Jankaus collection
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Spittoons
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Ventspils, Latvia
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Mrs Lilija Kokle
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1924
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Child's drawing - Chaseling arriving in 1935 by Yikani

Child's drawing - Chaseling arriving in 1935 by Yikani

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Yirrkala School, Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Au...
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Yikani
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1935
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Lily Molloy kneeling down and holding a posy in her lap

Lily Molloy kneeling down and holding a posy in her lap

Kevin Hannan collection
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Esna Studio
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1915
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Souvenir plate - Bicentenary of Australia

Souvenir plate - Bicentenary of Australia

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative plates
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Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1788
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Poster - Tall ships, Tall Stories, Resistance Every Day Since 1788...

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Kerry Browning collection
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Political posters
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Australia
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1988
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Anne Your Grandfather at Kalgan China May 1914

Anne Your Grandfather at Kalgan China May 1914

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 temporary grave of Lieutenant Vincent Burns in paper folder

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Vincent Burns collection
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Lille, Steenwerck, France
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Lieutenant Vincent A. Burns
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1917
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Lyre bird

Lyre bird

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Doug Moule
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1917
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Baby's silk bonnet

Baby's silk bonnet

Patricia Kennedy collection no. 2
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Baby bonnets
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England
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Mrs Grace H. Kennedy
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1918
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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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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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Brass fastening latch

Brass fastening 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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Arrow

Arrow

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1917
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Glass plate negative - Old Kai Kai, a Western Arrernte man, Henbury station, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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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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1920
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Roneo Neopost Model 105 Postal Franking Machine No.RNX 3029

Roneo Neopost Model 105 Postal Franking Machine No.RNX 3029

Australia Post Historical collection
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Franking machines
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Richmond, Surrey, England
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Roneo Neopost Ltd
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1969
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Minton 'Kings Service' china saucer bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Saucers
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Glass plate negative - Katherine River, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1922
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Glass plate negative - Children in front of dwellings, The Bungalow, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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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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