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Mauve satin covered ladies right shoe

Mauve satin covered ladies right shoe

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Shoes
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Switzerland
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Farmers Co Ltd
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1920
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Boomerang

Boomerang

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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Black cord lanyard

Black cord lanyard

Colledge Family collection
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Uniform accessories
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Photograph of Parliament House, Canberra, shortly after its completion

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George Henry Taylor collection
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Photographs
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr George H. Taylor
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1926
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Seven Royal Agricultural Society NSW member badges

Seven Royal Agricultural Society NSW member badges

Colledge Family collection
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Badges
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New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1913
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Carved and mounted coconut

Carved and mounted coconut

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1927
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Bamboo flute

Bamboo flute

Papuan Official collection
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Flutes
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Charles H. Karius
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1926
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Boomerang, Mungeranie, South Australia

Boomerang, Mungeranie, South Australia

Horne-Bowie collection
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Boomerangs
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Mungeranie, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Story of the Southern Cross Transpacific Flight 1928

Story of the Southern Cross Transpacific Flight 1928

William Beausang collection
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Books
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Charles E. Kingsford Smith
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1928
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Children's drawing stick

Children's drawing stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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Drawing instruments
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Tintype portrait of a young child

Tintype portrait of a young child

Bothwell Museum collection
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Tintypes
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Bothwell Museum
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1880
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Picture taking with the No.1A Autographic Kodak Junior...

Picture taking with the No.1A Autographic Kodak Junior...

Harold Stevens collection
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Instruction booklets
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New South Wales, Australia
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Eastman Kodak Company
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1922
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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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Sawfish club

Sawfish club

Ursula McConnel collection
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Clubs
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Brass fastening latch

Brass fastening latch

Department of Defence collection
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Fasteners
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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Ornate brass table lamp with four bayonet light globe fittings and four candle holders

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Department of Home Affairs (Prime Minister's Lodge) collection
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Table lamps
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The Lodge, Deakin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Parliament of Australia
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1927
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Woven reed basket

Woven reed basket

Ursula McConnel collection
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Baskets
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Bridge Street, looking east

Bridge Street, looking east

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1849
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"Agent for Commonwealth Savings Bank"

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising signs
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New South Wales, Australia
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Commonwealth Savings Bank of Australia
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Zeiss 188014 binocular microscope and box

Zeiss 188014 binocular microscope and box

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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Microscopes
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Jena, Germany
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Carl Zeiss
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1927
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Japara gunny sack

Japara gunny sack

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Carry bags
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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1925
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Plow plane iron

Plow plane iron

John Docker collection
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Plane irons
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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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Pair of slippers made from wood, leather, cloth and gold thread, Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

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George Pappas collection no. 1
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Slippers
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Megisti, Greece
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Rose Pappas
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1922
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Spinning top

Spinning top

Horne-Bowie collection
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Centre of gravity toys
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Horne-Bowie collection
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Knives
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South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Letter printed on yellow paper, titled '1984-A Year to Remember'

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1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Letters
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1984
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Three pronged steel fork

Three pronged steel fork

Anne Girard collection
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Table forks
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Anne M. Girard
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1900
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Boomerang, Port Mackay, Queensland

Boomerang, Port Mackay, Queensland

Horne-Bowie collection
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Boomerangs
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Port Mackay, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Film negative - Laurie Coonan shoeing a horse, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

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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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1928
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr William Warner collection
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Spearthrowers
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Melville Bay, Gulf of Carpentaria, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Photographic postcard of Balmoral Beach, NSW

Photographic postcard of Balmoral Beach, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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1884
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3A Oct 1927 [group of school children and a teacher]

3A Oct 1927 [group of school children and a teacher]

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Photographic postcards
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1927
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"FIRST PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1888"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1888
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Pearl necklace given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her husband on their wedding anniversary in 1826

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Diana Baxter collection no. 1
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Necklaces
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Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1826
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Letter regarding Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 7 December 1926

Letter regarding Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 7 December 1926

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Letters
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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