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Birthday Greetings from Homeland / To Our Boy / At the Front

Birthday Greetings from Homeland / To Our Boy / At the Front

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Gallipoli, Turkey
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1915
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Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering

Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering "JEC"

Cregan Family collection
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Stencils
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Naas Valley, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr John Cregan
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1920
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Cigarette case

Cigarette case

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Cigarette cases
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Birmingham, West Midlands, England
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1922
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Armband

Armband

Papuan Official collection
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Armbands
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Mamen slinging antelope on to 'Brown' Jan 1915

Mamen slinging antelope on to 'Brown' Jan 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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Basket

Basket

Papuan Official collection
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Baskets
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Cooking basin

Cooking basin

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Cooking equipment
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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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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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Shell money
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Professor Wallace E. Armstrong
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1923
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Wooden cylindrical pencil case

Wooden cylindrical pencil case

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Pencil cases
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mary Archer
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1895
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Trans-Australian Railway. Charlie

Trans-Australian Railway. Charlie

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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South Australia, Australia
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Trans-Australian Railway
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1912
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Circular button brooch of gold-coloured metal, part of Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

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George Pappas collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Megisti, Greece
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Rose Pappas
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1922
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Photograph of a man and boy walking down a path owned by Len Uren

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Len Uren collection
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Leonard S. Uren
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1915
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String bag

String bag

Papuan Official collection
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Bags
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Yellow, blue and red beanie-shaped hat, part of Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

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George Pappas collection no. 1
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Hats
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Megisti, Greece
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Rose Pappas
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1922
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Next-of-kin plaque issued to the mother of 9956 Driver Alison Hope Oliver, AIF, who was killed in France

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Alison Hope Oliver collection
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Plaques
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London, England
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Commonwealth of Australia
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1922
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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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Menu from wedding reception

Menu from wedding reception

Margot Child collection
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Menus
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Mrs Margot Child
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1915
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Single-furrow horse-drawn plough used by experimental wheat breeder William Farrer

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Barbara Tong collection
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Ploughs
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Lambrigg Station, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1880
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Chan Bay Beach. Amoy, about 100 yds from the Amoy Club on Kulangsu Island; Augt 1921

Chan Bay Beach. Amoy, about 100 yds from the Amoy Club on Ku...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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The 3 Cars  in which 162 men and 4 officers, who were supposed to have taken part in the Kalgan looting on 26-4-1914

The 3 Cars in which 162 men and 4 officers, who were suppos...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Wooden boomerang bound with split cane and covered with adhesive and pigment in four places

Wooden boomerang bound with split cane and covered with adhe...

JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 1
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Boomerangs
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Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1850
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Canoe ornament

Canoe ornament

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Photograph of man and two women owned by Len Uren

Photograph of man and two women owned by Len Uren

Len Uren collection
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Photographs
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Leonard S. Uren
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1915
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Postcard with an image of a First World War soldier

Postcard with an image of a First World War soldier

David Westcott collection no. 7
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Photographic postcards
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1914
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Photographic postcard of troops from 1st Imperial Camel Brigade

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Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Photographic postcards
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Muriel E. McPhee
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1910
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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

Our junk - on which we travelled for about 5 days. Coming do...

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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Burnished, wooden boomerang incised with decorative designs

Burnished, wooden boomerang incised with decorative designs

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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North-west NSW, Australia
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1800
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Rectangular fawn-coloured lacquered canvas suitcase with a red, yellow and black stripe pattern

Rectangular fawn-coloured lacquered canvas suitcase with a r...

Colledge Family collection
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Suitcases
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Birds Eye View of Wuchow Apl 1917 showing both West and Fu Rivers

Birds Eye View of Wuchow Apl 1917 showing both West and Fu R...

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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Hat

Hat

Papuan Official collection
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Hats
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Certificate of Honour awarded by the Commonwealth of Australia to Lesley Robertson for Services Rendered in Connection with the Sale of War Savings Certificates, 1919

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Les Robertson collection
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Certificates of appreciation
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Commonwealth of Australia
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1919
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Lime spatula

Lime spatula

Papuan Official collection
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Spatulas
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Headdress support

Headdress support

Papuan Official collection
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Headdresses
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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1915
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Earring

Earring

Papuan Official collection
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Earrings
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Parliament of Tasmania Penal Establishments, Hobart and Launceston Reports for 1886

Parliament of Tasmania Penal Establishments, Hobart and Laun...

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Reports
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1886
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Drum

Drum

Papuan Official collection
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Musical drums
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Tin toy truck

Tin toy truck

Suncoast Pioneer Village collection
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Toy trucks
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Bli Bli, Queensland, Australia
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Suncoast Pioneer Village
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1920
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Club, attribted to the Sydney area, about 1900-1920

Club, attribted to the Sydney area, about 1900-1920

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Clubs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1900
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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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Nib pen

Nib pen

Australia Post Historical collection
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Pens
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London, England
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Perry & Co
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1959
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View of one side of the Church Missionary Society Hospital. Yunnanfu

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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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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Bowls
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr R L. Bellamy
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1915
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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Three quarter length portrait photograph of Lieutenant Vincent Burns, 1916

Three quarter length portrait photograph of Lieutenant Vince...

Vincent Burns collection
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Lieutenant Vincent A. Burns
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1916
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Carved pig

Carved pig

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Wicker and leather child's pony saddle

Wicker and leather child's pony saddle

Gidleigh collection
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Saddles
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Photographic postcard of Balmoral Beach, NSW