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Souvenir octagonal white bone china side plate with a picture of the Speaker of the House of Representatives chair

Souvenir octagonal white bone china side plate with a pictur...

Allen and Helena Lister collection
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Side plates
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Shelley Potteries
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1920
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Bauera sessiliflora

Bauera sessiliflora

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1876
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The Tourist.

The Tourist.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Journals
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1833
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Round clear glass inkwell with a recessed sunburst pattern on the underside

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Inkwells
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Helipterum Exiguum

Helipterum Exiguum

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1875
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Plow plane iron

Plow plane iron

John Docker collection
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Plane irons
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Glasgow, Scotland
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Alex Mathieson & Son
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1920
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Dogwatch

Dogwatch

Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Booklets
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1989
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Aboriginal Australia

Aboriginal Australia

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Referendum Typo

Referendum Typo

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Andrew Weldon
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1999
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19th Century folk art diorama which portrays Governor William Bligh's arrest during the Rum Rebellion in 1808

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Sotheby's collection no. 2
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Dioramas
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Australia
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Unknown
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1808
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Sea lions on Macquarie Island

Sea lions on Macquarie Island

Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Magazine clippings
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1963
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Trymalium Daltoni

Trymalium Daltoni

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1876
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Cricketer Nance Clements putting on batting pads

Cricketer Nance Clements putting on batting pads

Nance Pownall collection
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Photographs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Nancy M. Pownall
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1937
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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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Photograph of Winnie Hannan (nee O'Sullivan) with Lily Molloy on a merry-go-round

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Kevin Hannan collection
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Photographs
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Winnie O'Sullivan
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1925
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Souvenir program for Australian Women's Cricket Council Nell McLarty Testimonial Match England v Australian XI 1949

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People's Paraphernalia collection no. 21
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Programs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Ms Nell McLarty
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1948
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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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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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Peace is union business

Peace is union business

Nicholas Abbey collection
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Political badges
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Campaign for International Co-operation and Disarmament
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1985
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Sticker 'PMG'

Sticker 'PMG'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Stickers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Greeting card with colour photo of peace mural on front

Greeting card with colour photo of peace mural on front

Ruth Crow collection
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Greeting cards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rowprint Services (Vic) Pty Ltd
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1982
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Eleven wooden toy alphabet blocks

Eleven wooden toy alphabet blocks

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Alphabet blocks
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Andrew A. Gibson
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1925
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Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering

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

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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Photocopy of a press clipping titled 'Christian Gathering in Canberra outdraws the politicians'

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National Gathering of Christians collection
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Press clippings
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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News Weekly
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1988
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Toy egg beater

Toy egg beater

Bridge Family collection no. 1
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Kitchen toys
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Mrs Eslee Bridge
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1920
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Wahlenbergia gracilis

Wahlenbergia gracilis

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1876
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Keyhole saw

Keyhole saw

John Docker collection
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Keyhole saws
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ted Docker
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