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Dolls house and accessories handcrafted in Adelaide by Mrs Eva Howie for her daughter Clyde, 1930s

Dolls house and accessories handcrafted in Adelaide by Mrs E...

Hetherington Family collection
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Dolls houses
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Eden Hills, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Eva A. Howie
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1930
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Unfinished stone blade

Unfinished stone blade

Papuan Official collection
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Stone tools
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1919
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Australian silver commemorative medallion marking Australia's 150th Anniversary in1938, featuring the landing at Sydney Cove of Captain Arthur Phillip on January 26 1788.

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Olive King collection
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Commemorative medallions
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Amor Pty Ltd
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1938
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Metal rule

Metal 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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William Street. Bathurst N.S.W, 1904

William Street. Bathurst N.S.W, 1904

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1904
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Set of nine metal weights

Set of nine metal weights

Australia Post Historical collection
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Weights
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An outdoors scene, 18 August 1904

An outdoors scene, 18 August 1904

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Postcards
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1904
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Large fleece of superfine wool from the Macarthur merino flock, Camden Park, Sydney

Large fleece of superfine wool from the Macarthur merino flo...

Ermenegildo Zegna collection no. 1
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Wool specimens
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Camden Park, New South Wales, Australia
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John Macarthur
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1988
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Head ornament

Head ornament

JW Lindo collection
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Headwear
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Kaparlgoo, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1935
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Fifteen sticks from Pick-Up-Sticks game

Fifteen sticks from Pick-Up-Sticks game

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Games
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Austria
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Olav Schappacher
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1930
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Man standing with his hand on the shoulder of a child in full school uniform

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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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Soft black felt riding hat

Soft black felt riding hat

Colledge Family collection
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Hats
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Spur strap

Spur strap

Colledge Family collection
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Footwear accessories
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Knife made from a ground-down flat file, with a corn cob handle, as used by swagmen in the Depression era

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Paul Watts collection
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Knives
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Gatton, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Paul Watts
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1986
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Swordstick or swordcane that resembles a walking stick

Swordstick or swordcane that resembles a walking stick

Terrylea Reynolds collection
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Swordsticks
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Toledo, Spain
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Major General George A. Vasey CB, CBE, DSO
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1927
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Photograph of a pagoda style building and people standing on the stone wall

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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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Unfinished stone blade

Unfinished stone blade

Papuan Official collection
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Stone tools
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1919
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Photograph of R.M.S. Ormonde

Photograph of R.M.S. Ormonde

Enid Treadgold collection
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Photographs
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Gravesend, Kent, England
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W J Munns, Gravesend
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1917
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Victory March Through London, 3rd May, 1919

Victory March Through London, 3rd May, 1919

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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London, England
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J. Beagles & Co.
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1919
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Pair of ladies mauve leather shoes with a baby Louis heel and a narrow pointed toe

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Shoes
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1910
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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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Mallet engine pushing the train up the Nankon Pass, Dec 1914

Mallet engine pushing the train up the Nankon Pass, Dec 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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Hot-air steriliser

Hot-air steriliser

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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Health and medical equipment
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Edinburgh, Scotland
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Baird and Tatlock
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1897
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Postcard featuring the portraits of 26 men of the Brisbane Tramways Company

Postcard featuring the portraits of 26 men of the Brisbane T...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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British Tramways Company
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1910
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Timber tool box

Timber tool box

John Docker collection
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Tool boxes
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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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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Orroroo, South Australia, Australia
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1936
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Metal scriber

Metal scriber

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Tools
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Sydney Heads from Manly

Sydney Heads from Manly

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney Heads, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1919
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Sketchbook with contents drawn by Oscar, Cooktown boy, aged 18 years

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MacKenzie collection no. 2
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Sketchbooks
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Camooweal, Queensland, Australia
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Oscar
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1894
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Australia Post No.1 white canvas post bag, 1994

Australia Post No.1 white canvas post bag, 1994

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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1994
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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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Postcards
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1914
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Photograph of 10 women cricketers dressed in period costume for fund raising match held in 1936.

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Alicia Walsh collection
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Photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Alicia Walsh
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1936
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Necklet seeds

Necklet seeds

Papuan Official collection
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Seeds
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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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Stone blade

Stone blade

Papuan Official collection
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Stone tools
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1919
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O'Maman's Siberian Hunting dog, Kalgan, Dec. 1914

O'Maman's Siberian Hunting dog, Kalgan, Dec. 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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Boomerang, attributed as being made by Fred Mulga aka 'Pelaco Jack'

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Fred Mulga
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1874
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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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1837
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Racehorse contract, Visitor, George Ernest Faithfull, 24 April 1904

Racehorse contract, Visitor, George Ernest Faithfull, 24 Apr...

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Indentures
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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George E. Faithfull
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1904
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Minton 'Kings Service' china coffee cup bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Coffee cups
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Thick metal wire bow for stretching rabbit pelts

Thick metal wire bow for stretching rabbit pelts

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Leatherworking tools
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Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Rolfe Bridle
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1930
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Timber handle for a hand saw

Timber handle for a hand saw

John Docker collection
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Tool handles
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Philadelphia, United States of America
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Henry Disston & Sons
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1920
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White china cup commemorating the sinking of SMS Emden by HMAS Sydney at Keeling Cocos Island on 9 November 1914

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Margaret Gibb collection
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Commemorative cups
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England
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Samuel Radford Ltd
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1914
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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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Handwritten letter from Margaret Peden to Edna Ogden, 23 December 1936

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Edna Ogden collection
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Letters
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Chatswood, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Margaret Peden
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1936
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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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A good rice crop

A good rice crop

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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The Gwalior Plains

The Gwalior Plains

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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1840
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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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England
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Off-white rectangular transfer sticker with gold letters spelling

Off-white rectangular transfer sticker with gold letters spe...

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