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Octagonal white bone china cup, featuring a picture of the Speaker of the House of Representatives chair, and a matching saucer

Octagonal white bone china cup, featuring a picture of the S...

Allen and Helena Lister collection
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Cups and saucers
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Shelley Potteries
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1920
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Photograph of several members of the 1912 Australian Cricket team relaxing on the deck of the

Photograph of several members of the 1912 Australian Cricket...

Nanette Ward collection
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Photographs
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England
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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1921
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Sydney Harbour Bridge

Sydney Harbour Bridge

Joyce Knife collection
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Photographic prints
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1932
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Black and white photograph of the ship HMAS Balmoral Castle, signed by the Australian Cricket Team 1921

Black and white photograph of the ship HMAS Balmoral Castle,...

Nanette Ward collection
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1921
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Oil pad made from a roll of felt held in half a tobacco tin

Oil pad made from a roll of felt held in half a tobacco tin

John Docker collection
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Carpentry tools
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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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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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Wooden fishing reel used for fishing for Bream and Blackfish

Wooden fishing reel used for fishing for Bream and Blackfish

Gordon Winter collection
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Fishing reels
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1930
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Conical copper vase

Conical copper vase

Smith Family collection
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Vases
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Australia
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1930
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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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Black leather bound scrapbook, Vol 1, 1934

Black leather bound scrapbook, Vol 1, 1934

Ruth Oldfield collection
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Scrapbooks
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Saxony, England
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Durrants, London
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1930
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Safrony and the 10 B.A.T. dealers of Yunnanfu in between Mch 1920

Safrony and the 10 B.A.T. dealers of Yunnanfu in between Mch...

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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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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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliamen...

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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In memoriam card

In memoriam card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Mrs Margot Child
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1886
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Letter and envelope from Joan Richmond - Italy

Letter and envelope from Joan Richmond - Italy

Joan Richmond collection
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Letters
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Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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1932
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Souvenir mug - Bicentenary of Australia

Souvenir mug - Bicentenary of Australia

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative mugs
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Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1788
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Bronco Strong Superfine Toilet Tissue

Bronco Strong Superfine Toilet Tissue

Margaret Maclurcan collection
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Toilet paper
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Andrew Jack, Dyson & Co
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1894
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearthrowers
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Esperance Bay, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1921
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Portrait of William Percy Faithfull, by Myra Felton, 1880s

Portrait of William Percy Faithfull, by Myra Felton, 1880s

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Myra Felton
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1880
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Boomerang, attributed as being made by Fred Mulga aka 'Pelaco Jack'

Boomerang, attributed as being made by Fred Mulga aka 'Pelac...

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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Illuminated address to William Barbour

Illuminated address to William Barbour

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Illuminated addresses
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1907
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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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Chinese barbers

Chinese barbers

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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Set of brass scales with a round plate and a rectangular plate with rounded edges

Set of brass scales with a round plate and a rectangular pla...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Balances
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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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Tape measure

Tape measure

George O Crawford collection
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Tape measures
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr George O. Crawford
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1900
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Pick

Pick

Claude Dunshea collection no. 1
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Picks
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Shoalhaven Gorge, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Claude Dunshea
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1930
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Caravan of Kerosene oil in the Fumen Plain - en route from Yunnanfu to Huihchow in Szezhuan province. Oct 1919

Caravan of Kerosene oil in the Fumen Plain - en route from Y...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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China
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Wooden hunting club, Darling River region, New South Wales

Wooden hunting club, Darling River region, New South Wales

Black's Museum collection
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Clubs
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Darling River, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1930
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View of Anthony Hordern Emporium, April 1921

View of Anthony Hordern Emporium, April 1921

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Kodak Ltd
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1921
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Kaleidoscope component

Kaleidoscope component

Reverend Canon HR Cavalier collection
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Kaleidoscopes
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Glenelg, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Reverend F H. Stokes
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1909
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club minutes book, 1886 to 1915

Tirranna Picnic Race Club minutes book, 1886 to 1915

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Minute books
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1886
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Glass plate negative - Men and horses pulling the expedition car up a sandy stream bank, Victoria River district, 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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Doulton jug decorated with kangaroos, 1886

Doulton jug decorated with kangaroos, 1886

Terence Lane collection
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Jugs
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Lambeth, London, England
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Doulton and Company
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1886
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A Happy Birthday

A Happy Birthday

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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1921
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Black, white and pink leaflet printed for Australia's 150th Anniversary in 1938

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Noble Numismatics collection
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Leaflets
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New South Wales, Australia
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Australia's 150th Anniversary Celebrations Council
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1938
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A view of the 'farmyard' at B.A.T. Mess, Kalgan; Horse, Dogs, Calf, Sheep. Pigs, Fowls and Ducks

A view of the 'farmyard' at B.A.T. Mess, Kalgan; Horse, Dogs...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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A black and white photograph of a train of camels being led across a river by a man.

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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