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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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Boomerangs
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Eyre Peninsula, South Australia, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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1916
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Sewing machine

Sewing machine

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Sewing machines
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Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
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Ann S. Stool
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1870
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Rafts - drifting down the Fu river. Apl 1917

Rafts - drifting down the Fu river. 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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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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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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Bore gauge

Bore gauge

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Gauges
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Gates with three arches and two flags on top, crossed over

Gates with three arches and two flags on top, crossed over

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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A greeting from Sydney with all good wishes

A greeting from Sydney with all good wishes

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Greeting cards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1914
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Glass plate negative - Man holding a child, Victoria River, 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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Ceramic bust of John Batman

Ceramic bust of John Batman

John Batman and John Pascoe Fawkner Pottery Bust collection
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Busts
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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John Batman
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1934
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John Rodgers Marine Chronometer No 1/1853, with accessories in a wooden case

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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John Rodgers
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1868
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Glass plate negative - Clara and Monica, Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1923

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Lantern slides
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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1923
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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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Photograph of a woman and boy owned by Len Uren

Photograph of a woman and boy 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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Group at B.A.T. mess Kalgan 14-3-1914

Group at B.A.T. mess Kalgan 14-3-1914

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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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting Sir Charles Kingsford Smith

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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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1897
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Views of the Federal Capital Territory. Australia

Views of the Federal Capital Territory. Australia

Bernice Spence Fryer collection
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Booklets
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Sir George F. Pearce
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1924
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Poster captioned 'Speed delivery - use private box numbers on mail'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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Mistake Creek Massacre by Queenie McKenzie

Mistake Creek Massacre by Queenie McKenzie

Queenie McKenzie (Nakarra) collection no.2
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Paintings
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Mistake Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Queenie M. Nakarra
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1997
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Plaster cast of bust of Oliver Nilsen, former radio broadcaster, electrical engineer, and Lord Mayor of Melbourne by Edmund Joel Dicks

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Edmund Dicks collection
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Busts
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Edmund J. Dicks
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1941
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Lizard brand ink bottle

Lizard brand ink bottle

Australia Post Historical collection
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Ink bottles
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Joplin Manufacturing Co
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Anzac Day - Lest We forget Gallipoli, 25 April, 1915

Anzac Day - Lest We forget Gallipoli, 25 April, 1915

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Commemorative badges
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North Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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1915
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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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Envelope and letter addressed to Robert Lionel Faithfull, 18 April 1874

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Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Letters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Robert L. Faithfull
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1874
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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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Exercise area No. 2, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Exercise area No. 2, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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View from South Side Window of Number 82 the peak looking towards Deep Water Bay & Repulse Bay

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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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White china bowl

White china bowl

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bowls
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Street scene featuring a camel, carrying a wooden container, led by a man

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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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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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G.L.A - with his Amah holding Daddy's watch to his ear. Hankow Feby 1926

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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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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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Bone lime stick

Bone lime stick

Papuan Official collection
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Spatulas
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Birds Eye view of Yunnanfu, July 1920

Birds Eye view of Yunnanfu, July 1920

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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Photograph album c1920s-1930s

Photograph album c1920s-1930s

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Photograph albums
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1920
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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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Incised boomerang featuring figures dancing or fighting on anterior, family group and tent on posterior, from Cherbourg

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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Cherbourg, Queensland, Australia
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Richard Davis
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1905
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Pyle-National brand switch or railway carriage lamp

Pyle-National brand switch or railway carriage lamp

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Lamps
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Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
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The Pyle-National Company
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1924
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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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Wooden case with drill bits

Wooden case with drill bits

George O Crawford collection
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Drill bits
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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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Plastic-coated calico coaster printed with an Aboriginal-inspired motif, made by Annan Fabrics, Sydney

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Wal Beckhouse collection
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Coasters
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Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Annan Fabrics
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1951
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Wooden scribe made from wood with a small tack like metal piece attached

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George O Crawford collection
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Woodworking tools
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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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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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1923
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Box containing four sets of lantern slides

Box containing four sets of lantern slides

Reverend Canon HR Cavalier collection
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Lantern slides
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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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Handwritten document

Handwritten document

Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2
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Documents
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Poland
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1945
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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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Adelaide YMCA Active Service Home and Abroad

Adelaide YMCA Active Service Home and Abroad

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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