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Black and white photograph of the ship R.M.S. Osterley with the signatures of the Australian and English cricket teams

Black and white photograph of the ship R.M.S. Osterley with ...

Nanette Ward collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Exchange Studios
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1921
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Adze

Adze

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Ornate leather holster for a revolver

Ornate leather holster for a revolver

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Holsters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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1919
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Pottery vessel

Pottery vessel

Papuan Official collection
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Pots
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Australia Post colour poster titled

Australia Post colour poster titled "Send your love home S.A...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1978
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Outer seating area of the East Melbourne Cricket

Outer seating area of the East Melbourne Cricket

Nanette Ward collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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1921
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Sticker 'PMG'

Sticker 'PMG'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Stickers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Jodhpurs

Jodhpurs

Colledge Family collection
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Jodhpurs
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Shoulder strap

Shoulder strap

Papuan Official collection
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Ornaments
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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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A bad picture of the town of Kochin in the famous tin centre, Yunnan province, Summer 1919

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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 a view of a town and harbour with hills in the distance

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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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Basket

Basket

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Shell armband featuring 15 variegated segments

Shell armband featuring 15 variegated segments

JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 1
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Armbands
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Northern Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1850
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Basket

Basket

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Adze

Adze

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Residences on the Peak, Hong Kong 17-6-1921

Residences on the Peak, Hong Kong 17-6-1921

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Kalgan 10-10-1913 4 of our cigarette dealers and the Hawker boys who peddle their goods around the town

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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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Medal to commemorate the bicentenary of the discovery of the east coast of Australia by Captain James Cook

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TE Hanley collection no. 1
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Commemorative medals
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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James Berry
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1969
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Woven bag

Woven bag

Papuan Official collection
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Bags
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Lime spatula

Lime spatula

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Club head

Club head

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Wilfred N. Beaver
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1915
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Hospital Day fundraising badge

Hospital Day fundraising badge

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Commemorative badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Cheer-Up Society
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1914
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Mustering on a Sheep Station

Mustering on a Sheep Station

Bernard Freedman collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Atlas Press Pty Ltd
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1920
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Australian Army 'AUSTRALIA' brass shoulder title, worn when on overseas service

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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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Rectangular nine carat gold-plated metal cigarette case engraved with 'SMITHY OLD SON WE MADE IT. CHARLES'

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Charles Kingsford-Smith collection
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Cigarette cases
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Charles E. Kingsford Smith
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1920
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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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Woven bag

Woven bag

Papuan Official collection
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Bags
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Envelope and letter addressed to William Pitt Faithfull, 20 May 1874

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Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Letters
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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William P. Faithfull
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1874
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Carpenter's boxwood folding rule

Carpenter's boxwood folding rule

John Docker collection
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Folding rules
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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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Bridge over a river

Bridge over 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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Letter, 9 July 1874

Letter, 9 July 1874

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Letters
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1874
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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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Drill

Drill

Papuan Official collection
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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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 - 150th Anniversary of New South Wales

Souvenir plate - 150th Anniversary of New South Wales

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative plates
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England
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Wood & Sons Ltd
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1937
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Circle 'W' branding iron initially used for branding cattle, and later horses, on Lyndavale Station, NT

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John Stanes collection
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Brands
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Erldunda, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Sydney H. Stanes
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1920
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Notice of Anthony Stradivari The Celebrated Violin-Maker

Notice of Anthony Stradivari The Celebrated Violin-Maker

Dods Violin and Viola collection
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Books
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr William W. Dods
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1919
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Piece of flint

Piece of flint

Papuan Official collection
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Stone tools
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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1915
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Ornate silver centrepiece for a table

Ornate silver centrepiece for a table

Smith Family collection
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Centrepieces
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1866
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October 1919. A terraced rice field near Wuting

October 1919. A terraced rice field near Wuting

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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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Interior of house owned by Sir Ernest, Devon, 1915