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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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1914
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Envelope for McCall brand dressmaking pattern number 5591, Misses Dresses

Envelope for McCall brand dressmaking pattern number 5591, M...

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Packaging
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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McCall Pattern Company
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1940
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Letter sent from Robert Lionel Faithfull, 16 December 1877

Letter sent from Robert Lionel Faithfull, 16 December 1877

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Letters
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New York, United States of America
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Robert L. Faithfull
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1877
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GPO Adelaide, SA

GPO Adelaide, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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Clapstick

Clapstick

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Clapsticks
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Southern central, Australia
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Not provided
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1903
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Varnished wooden bowl, used with a sponge to wet stamps in a Post Office

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Bowls
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Arnolds Ink bottle

Arnolds Ink bottle

Australia Post Historical collection
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Ink bottles
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View along the Gorge Road, near Adelaide, SA

View along the Gorge Road, near Adelaide, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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4 Photographs and newsclippings

4 Photographs and newsclippings

Benny Zable collection no. 2
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Photographs
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Benjamin 'Benny' Zable
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1982
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Photograph of man and two women owned by Len Uren

Photograph of man and two women owned by Len Uren

Len Uren collection
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Leonard S. Uren
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1915
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Batik t-shirt

Batik t-shirt

Aboriginal Women's Arts Festival collection
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T-shirts
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Utopia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal Women's Arts Festival
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1984
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Black and white photograph of two lieutenants holding 51 Battalion banners

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Mollie Ballard collection
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Frank W. Ballard
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1927
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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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Night fishing

Night fishing

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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Keyhole saw

Keyhole saw

George Henry Taylor collection
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Keyhole saws
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Mr George H. Taylor
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1915
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Young Otterwill of the little one as his Dad calls him. Jan 1920

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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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Correspondence School Super Primary Department Progress Certificate for 1st Year Drawing and Applied art

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Nettie McColive collection
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Certificates
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Super Primary Department, Adelaide
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S.A. Soldiers' Home League Inc, Myrtle Bank

S.A. Soldiers' Home League Inc, Myrtle Bank

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Membership badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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1918
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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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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Touch wood

Touch wood

David Westcott collection no. 7
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Cards
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1914
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Cormorants - used for fishing by the Chinese. Between Linshowfu and Kweilin Apl 1917

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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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Help Minda

Help Minda

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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Photograph of two men walking owned by Len Uren

Photograph of two men walking owned by Len Uren

Len Uren collection
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Leonard S. Uren
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1915
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Doily

Doily

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Doilies
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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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Souvenir of South Australia's record heat-wave

Souvenir of South Australia's record heat-wave

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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The News
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1930
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Hand labour separating grain form the straw, Jan 1915

Hand labour separating grain form the straw, Jan 1915

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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A bend on the Yunnanfu railway showing some bridge and tunnel work. October 1917

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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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Photograph of Doug Nicholls

Photograph of Doug Nicholls

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Photographs
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Horse team equaliser

Horse team equaliser

Doreen Liddle collection
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Horse tack
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Narridy, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Jack P. Liddle
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1900
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Ansonia Parisian parlour clock with an ornate wood and glass case

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Doris Grattan collection
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Shelf clocks
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New York, United States of America
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Ansonia Clock Company
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1879
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View of Central (Mam) Avenue Shameen Canton Nov 1921

View of Central (Mam) Avenue Shameen Canton Nov 1921

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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Australia Day 1917

Australia Day 1917

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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Homo Australis

Homo Australis

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Australia
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Mr John Kron
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1999
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Photograph of a person wearing a white top and a dark skirt

Photograph of a person wearing a white top and a dark skirt

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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Poster titled 'Its the speedy airmail that conquers distance and saves time'

Poster titled 'Its the speedy airmail that conquers distance...

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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Single-furrow horse-drawn plough used by experimental wheat breeder William Farrer

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Barbara Tong collection
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Ploughs
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Lambrigg Station, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1880
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Double-sided poster titled 'Why we Must Win The War', illustrated by Norman Lindsay, 1918

Double-sided poster titled 'Why we Must Win The War', illust...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 6
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Political posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Norman A. Lindsay
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1918
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Carved wooden sculpture of a turtle (tjulpu)

Carved wooden sculpture of a turtle (tjulpu)

Aboriginal Women's Arts Festival collection
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Wood carvings
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South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1984
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting Ned Kelly

Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting Ned Ke...

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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1855
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A Walk on the Peak Hong Kong Sept 1921

A Walk on the Peak Hong Kong Sept 1921

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 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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Thoroughbrace Coach used by the Nowland family, with accessories, trunk, spanner and jack

Thoroughbrace Coach used by the Nowland family, with accesso...

Royal Australian Historical Society collection no. 1
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Horse drawn coaches
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Concord, New Hampshire, United States of America
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Abbott-Downing Company
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1854
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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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1952
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Yellow t-shirt with Aboriginal Womens Arts Festival and 'Tjindarella' emblem

Yellow t-shirt with Aboriginal Womens Arts Festival and 'Tji...

Aboriginal Women's Arts Festival collection
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T-shirts
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal Women's Arts Festival
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1984
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Trans-Australian Railway - Wild Harry

Trans-Australian Railway - Wild Harry

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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South Australia, Australia
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Trans-Australian Railway
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1912
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Receipt issued to Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 31 December 1877

Receipt issued to Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 31 December 187...

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Receipts
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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F. Lassetter & Co
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1877
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Section of the Number 2 rabbit-proof fence from Hill View Homestead, Meekatharra, WA