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Ten men standing on land at Boondara

Ten men standing on land at Boondara

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Boondara, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1918
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Pastry board

Pastry board

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Pastry boards
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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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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Baby's silk garment

Baby's silk garment

Rita McMartin collection no. 1
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Baby dresses
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Condobolin, New South Wales, Australia
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'Granny' Edwards
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1877
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Card with pink ribbon

Card with pink ribbon

Hazel Hooton and Elizabeth Gibson collection
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Cards
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Hazel Hooton
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1918
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Brown wooden wall telephone with a black plastic handset

Brown wooden wall telephone with a black plastic handset

Australia Post Historical collection
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Wall telephones
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England
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1936
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Poem titled 'The So-called Loyalists of Taronga Park and the Cricket Ground'

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Colonel Alfred Spain collection
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Manuscripts
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Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Jack Bradshaw
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1917
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I've lost my togs, 21 January 1918

I've lost my togs, 21 January 1918

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Muirs Ltd.
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1918
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Square with a brass reinforced timber stock and a steel blade

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John Docker collection
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Try squares
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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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Chisel

Chisel

John Docker collection
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Chisels
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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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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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Rectangular enamelled metal sign

Rectangular enamelled metal sign "Post Office"

Australia Post Historical collection
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Signs
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1980
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Outside the big gate Kalgan - being the start of the journey in the Pass which leads to Mongolia

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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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In memoriam card

In memoriam card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1922
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Henley Beach 1918 Regatta - Lady Galway Club House

Henley Beach 1918 Regatta - Lady Galway Club House

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Club badges
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Henley Beach, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Galway
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1918
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Row of camels crossing a river

Row of camels crossing a river

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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Arrow

Arrow

Papuan Official collection
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Arrows
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1917
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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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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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Despatching cigarettes from Younnanfu per ox-cart to be loaded onto ponies

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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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Australian Military issue blue enamelled water bottle and carrier

Australian Military issue blue enamelled water bottle and ca...

Parsons collection
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Water containers
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1920
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British Military Pioneer Other Ranks Sword, used by Lieutenant Thomas Quinn, 73rd Regiment (ret), in Van Diemens Land

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Neil Martin collection
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Swords
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England
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Mr Thomas Quinn
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1820
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Boomerang, made by Joe Timbery Snr (1912-1978), La Perouse, Sydney

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Joe Timbery Snr.
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1912
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New South Wales Postal Service red painted metal pillar box with an arched top

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Triggs, Marr & Taylor, Sydney
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1875
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Victor Harbour Soldiers Memorial Gardens

Victor Harbour Soldiers Memorial Gardens

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Commemorative 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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Department of Education certificate issued to Lesley Robertson to certify that he passed composing theory examinations from 1921-1923

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Les Robertson collection
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Certificates
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Victorian Department of Education
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1923
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Prison warden, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Prison warden, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Royal Agricultural Society of NSW 1922 'Clydesdale Mare'

Royal Agricultural Society of NSW 1922 'Clydesdale Mare'

David Allen medals collection
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Medals
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1922
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Adelaide YMCA Active Service Home and Abroad

Adelaide YMCA Active Service Home and Abroad

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Young Mens Christian Association
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1914
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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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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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Bird head carving

Bird head carving

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Francis E. Williams
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1922
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Glass plate negative - Bumerangi, an old Arrernte woman, suffering from senility and blindness, Bloods Creek, South Australia, 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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