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Poster captioned 'Speed delivery - use private box numbers on mail'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Replica bottle doll swathed in blue and white fabric, as made at Wallaga Lake Aboriginal Mission during the 1930s

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Eileen Morgan collection
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Dolls
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Eileen Morgan
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1993
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Doily with a butterfly-like shape, mounted on dark blue silk to give it some bulk

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Doilies
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1941
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Handmade doily

Handmade doily

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Mrs Kathleen Simpson
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1930
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Rectangular red wooden post box with a sloped top, for newspapers and packets

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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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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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Photographs
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Leonard S. Uren
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1915
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Miner's crossed pick and shovel brooch incorporating a large nugget

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Smales Jewellers collection
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Brooches
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Western Australia, Australia
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Crawford family
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1890
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Piece of German shrapnel wrapped in piece of gauze

Piece of German shrapnel wrapped in piece of gauze

Enid Treadgold collection
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Shrapnel
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Ypres, Belgium
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Mr William R. Glover
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1917
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Australian Aborigines League banner made by Bill Onus

Australian Aborigines League banner made by Bill Onus

Gary Foley collection
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Banners
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Bill Onus
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1945
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Photograph of a group of Scouts [from 1st Surry Hills Troop?] beside a dirt road

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Barry Williams collection
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Photographs
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Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1942
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Three quarter length portrait photograph of Lieutenant Vincent Burns, 1916

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Vincent Burns collection
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Photographs
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Lieutenant Vincent A. Burns
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1916
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Australian Army brass collar badge

Australian Army brass collar badge

Alison Hope Oliver collection
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Military badges
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Egypt
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Alison H. Oliver
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1915
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White Star Liner SS Runic

White Star Liner SS Runic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Steel jaw trap for mice

Steel jaw trap for mice

Dr D Cocks collection
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Mouse traps
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Presgrove Products
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1940
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Rectangular brown leather suitcase

Rectangular brown leather suitcase

Colledge Family collection
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Suitcases
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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British passport issued on 12/5/1917 to Karl Henry Aumuller

British passport issued on 12/5/1917 to Karl Henry Aumuller

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Passports
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China
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1917
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Teaspoon

Teaspoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Teaspoons
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Dividers

Dividers

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Measuring instruments
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Song book with a dark grey cover

Song book with a dark grey cover

Tony Hill collection no. 4
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Music books
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Mr Anthony Hill
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1910
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A steam ship and a sailing ship side by side

A steam ship and a sailing ship side by side

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Thursday (Waiben) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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1908
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Wooden weaving shuttle

Wooden weaving shuttle

Papuan Official collection
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Weaving shuttles
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir John Hubert P. Murray
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1908
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Autograph book signed and dated by E.R. Mayne, and containing the autographs of the teams which Australia played against on two tours, 1912 and 1913 to England, Canada, USA & Bermuda

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Nanette Ward collection
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Autograph books
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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1912
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S.S. Thode Fagelund stranded on Cronulla Beach

S.S. Thode Fagelund stranded on Cronulla Beach

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Cronulla Beach, Cronulla, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1908
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Wiltshire brand wood taper file

Wiltshire brand wood taper file

John Docker collection
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Files (tools)
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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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Postcard featuring photograph of The Domain, Sydney

Postcard featuring photograph of The Domain, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Domain, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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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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Minton 'Kings Service' china coffee cup and 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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Cups and saucers
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club minutes book, 1912 to 1934

Tirranna Picnic Race Club minutes book, 1912 to 1934

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Minute books
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1912
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Factory made wooden dolly peg

Factory made wooden dolly peg

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes pegs
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New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
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Pioneer Woodware Co
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1930
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Iron stand

Iron stand

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Stands
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1920
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Ebony walking stick presented to Sir George Houstoun Reid by Lloyd George on 27 March 1917

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Anne Fairbairn collection no. 4
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Walking-sticks
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Birmingham, West Midlands, England
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Sir George H. Reid
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1897
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Dustpan embossed with an image of Old Parliament House

Dustpan embossed with an image of Old Parliament House

Revolve Inc collection
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Dustpan and brush sets
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1927
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Covering note from Colonel AAG 2nd Military District, for a letter from Department of Labour and Industry

Covering note from Colonel AAG 2nd Military District, for a ...

Colonel Alfred Spain collection
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Letters
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Taronga Park, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Australian Army
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1917
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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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Lamp used by Muriel McPhee for sewing

Lamp used by Muriel McPhee for sewing

Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Oil lamps
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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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BAT staff, Mukden Office

BAT staff, Mukden Office

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Mukden, Liaoning, China
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Manual of instructions for using the St George Supermatic electric stove, 1952

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Dr Edward Duyker collection no. 2
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Instruction booklets
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Peakhurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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St George Ranges Pty Ltd
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1947
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Breastplate presented to Coomee Nullanga of Ulladulla NSW by Edmund Milne in 1909

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Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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New South Wales, Australia
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Coomee
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1909
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Flashlight - B.A.T. Mess Kalgan May 1914

Flashlight - B.A.T. Mess Kalgan 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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Crocheted jug cover with yellow glass beads

Crocheted jug cover with yellow glass beads

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Jug covers
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1942
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Violet Day 1917 fundraising badge

Violet Day 1917 fundraising badge

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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Key

Key

Colledge Family collection
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Keys
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Sheakespeare Illustrated, 6 February 1917

Sheakespeare Illustrated, 6 February 1917

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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England, Great Britain
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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1917
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