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Typed and partly hand-written document

Typed and partly hand-written document

Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2
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Documents
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Poland
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1947
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Prison padlock

Prison padlock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Padlocks
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Rectangular cream linen doily (traycloth) embroidered with a motif of a blue tea cup

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Nettie McColive collection
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Doilies
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Poster titled 'Australian Post Office Stationery'

Poster titled 'Australian Post Office Stationery'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Hand-operated paper embossing machine used by the Australian Customs Service

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ER Skipper collection
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Embossing machines
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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P J King, General Engraver Die Sinker
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1901
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Photograph of a landscape owned by Len Uren

Photograph of a landscape 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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Green glass storage jar with plastic lid

Green glass storage jar with plastic lid

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Jars
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1940
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Rectangular white doily (tray cloth) inserted with eight circles of crochet

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Nettie McColive collection
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Doilies
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Grey enamel candlestick

Grey enamel candlestick

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Candlesticks
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New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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1930
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Women in swimsuits standing at the water's edge

Women in swimsuits standing at the water's edge

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Italy
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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Doily

Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doilies
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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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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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Forty-one oil paint paintbrushes

Forty-one oil paint paintbrushes

Margaret Coen collection
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Paintbrushes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Margaret Coen
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1930
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Natives of Carpentaria

Natives of Carpentaria

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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T Baines
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1873
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Three pronged steel fork

Three pronged steel fork

Anne Girard collection
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Table forks
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Anne M. Girard
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1900
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Photograph of a carved cylindrical monument with two wing like sturctures on each side at the top

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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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View of the Country through which the Pass runs from Kalgan to Ha Nor 17.6.1914

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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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Box for The Lister Sheep-Shear used at 'Rocky Plains' via Berridale

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Tony Preston collection no. 4
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Boxes
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Dursley, Gloucestershire, England
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R A Lister and Company Limited
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1910
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White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessert dishes
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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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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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Plow plane iron

Plow plane iron

John Docker collection
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Plane irons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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T & M Sorby
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1920
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Lantern slide - Pitjantjatjara man, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920-1924

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Lantern slides
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Pair of ladies white kid leather dress gloves

Pair of ladies white kid leather dress gloves

Hazel Hooton and Elizabeth Gibson collection
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Evening gloves
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Lillian M. Francisco
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1915
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Glass plate negative - Man holding a child, Victoria River, 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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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1922
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A Mongol Obo - a heap of stones generally erected in hight points on the hills to frighten away evil spirits

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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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Notebook of Lieutenant Vincent Alexander Burns

Notebook of Lieutenant Vincent Alexander Burns

Vincent Burns collection
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Notebooks
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Lieutenant Vincent A. Burns
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1915
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Photograph of soldier lying on a bed owned by Len Uren

Photograph of soldier lying on a bed 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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Thread angle gauge

Thread angle 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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Inventory of Effects for the late Lieutenant Vincent Burns, 13 July 1917

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Vincent Burns collection
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Documents
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London, England
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Lieutenant Vincent A. Burns
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1917
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Square fawn-coloured lacquered canvas suitcase with a red, yellow and black stripe pattern

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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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Dessert spoon

Dessert spoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessertspoons
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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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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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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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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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Doily

Doily

Muriel Kelly collection
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Doilies
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Mrs Muriel Kelly
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Doily

Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doilies
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Nib pen

Nib pen

Australia Post Historical collection
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Pens
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London, England
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Perry & Co
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1959
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Purple stencilled typewritten document in German

Purple stencilled typewritten document in German

Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2
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Documents
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Poland
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1947
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Plow plane iron

Plow plane iron

John Docker collection
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Plane irons
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Glasgow, Scotland
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Alex Mathieson & Son
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1920
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Catholic form of service book titled Missale Romanum, used by St Joseph's Parish Church, Malvern

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Dr Edward Duyker collection no. 3
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Religious books
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New York, United States of America
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St Joseph's Parish Church, Malvern
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1944
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Minton 'Kings Service' china entree plate bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Entree plates
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England
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Minton
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1927
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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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Textbook on practical mathematics

Textbook on practical mathematics

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Textbooks
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Edinburgh, Scotland
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1930
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Poster depicting the Provisional Parliament House, Canberra, from the air

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People's Paraphernalia collection no. 20
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Posters
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Australian National Publicity Association
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1940
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Scout's Carpenter badge certificate

Scout's Carpenter badge certificate

Barry Williams collection
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Certificates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Barry Williams
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1943
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Lead finial for gaol fence

Lead finial for gaol fence

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Finials
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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