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Pencil

Pencil

John Docker collection
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Pencils
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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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Black and white photograph showing E.R. Mayne going out to bat against Kent at Canterbury Ground, England, 1921

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Nanette Ward collection
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Photographs
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England, United Kingdom
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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1921
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The Fu River at Wuchow Apl 1917

The Fu River at Wuchow Apl 1917

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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Black and white photograph of US swimmer Charlotte Boyle, 1921

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National Sports Information Centre collection
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New York, United States of America
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Miss Charlotte Boyle
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1921
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Snapshots of the tour of the Fifteenth Australian Eleven in England and South Africa, Season 1921

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Nanette Ward collection
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Photograph albums
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England
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Kodak Ltd
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1921
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Rock used as a hammer

Rock used as a hammer

Eileen Morgan collection
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Tools
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Wallaga Lake, New South Wales, Australia
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Eileen Morgan
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1993
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club members register 1923 to 1928, and minutes from 1928

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Tirranna Race Club collection
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Books
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1923
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Commercial cast iron tobacco cutter for chopping plug tobacco

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Suncoast Pioneer Village collection
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Tobacco cutters
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Bli Bli, Queensland, Australia
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Suncoast Pioneer Village
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1850
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The Opium Smugglers: A True Story of Our Northern Seas

The Opium Smugglers: A True Story of Our Northern Seas

Philip MacFarlane collection
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Books
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ion L. Idriess
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1948
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Spirit level

Spirit level

George O Crawford collection
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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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Stone building featuring seven tiers - pagoda

Stone building featuring seven tiers - pagoda

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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British passport issued to Karl Henry Aumuller, a Certificate of Registration, and a travel pass

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Travel documents
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China
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1917
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Three sticks from Pick-Up-Sticks game

Three 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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Document regarding Bong Bong Picnic Race Club, 1920 and 1921

Document regarding Bong Bong Picnic Race Club, 1920 and 1921

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Financial records
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New South Wales, Australia
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Bong Bong Picnic Race Club
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1920
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Iron garden gate from Rosedale homestead

Iron garden gate from Rosedale homestead

Rosedale Homestead collection
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Gates
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1894
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Our junk - on which we travelled for about 5 days. Coming down the Fu River from Kwerlin to Wuchow - 190 miles. 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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Female wicket keeper in a game of women's cricket

Female wicket keeper in a game of women's cricket

Ruby Lee collection
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Photographs
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Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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1834-1934 matchbox holder souvenir of the Melbourne and Victorian Centenary celebrations

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Reverend John Grosse collection
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Matchbox holders
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Reverend John Grosse
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1834
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Photograph of a pagoda enclosed by a long one story building with a stone wall behind it

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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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Memoriam card for Mary Barbara Valentine and Margaret Fairweather Valentine

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Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Mourning cards
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Mary B. Valentine
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1877
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Certificat de letat, Valeur 1000 roubles, Interets 4 1/2%, Banque Fonciere

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Olga Riet collection
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Financial records
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Clare, South Australia, Australia
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Clare Agricultural & Horticultural Society
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1936
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Osmond Little Marvel washing machine

Osmond Little Marvel washing machine

EJ and NW Millett collection no. 1
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Washing machines
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Osmond
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1910
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An Irrigated Apricot Orchard in Australia

An Irrigated Apricot Orchard in Australia

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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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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Postcard titled 'Timber Tramway in a Beautiful Setting'

Postcard titled 'Timber Tramway in a Beautiful Setting'

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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Club with pokerwork emu motif on anterior of bulbous head, stylistically attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Clubs
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1930
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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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Film negative - Alice Springs, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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'Gulmari' shield, Queensland

'Gulmari' shield, Queensland

Black's Museum collection
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Shields
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Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1930
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Ogden Smiths Mermaid fishing fly

Ogden Smiths Mermaid fishing fly

Gidleigh Collection
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Fishing lures
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London, England
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Flashlight - B.A.T. Mess Kalgan May 1914

Flashlight - B.A.T. Mess Kalgan May 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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The Observatory Peking - on the East Wall. Feb 1915

The Observatory Peking - on the East Wall. Feb 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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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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School Girls marching through the streets of Yunnanufu, Yunnan Province Nov 1917

School Girls marching through the streets of Yunnanufu, Yunn...

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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Rectangular sticker with a royal crown and

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Stickers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company
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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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'Eternity' sign by Arthur Stace

'Eternity' sign by Arthur Stace

Stan Levit collection
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Signs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Arthur Stace
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1960
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Ox cart delivering water to householders in Lamamao. Jan 1915

Ox cart delivering water to householders in Lamamao. Jan 191...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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