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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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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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Shield - made by Claude, George and Malcolm Wilson - Mitchell River, QLD

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Ursula McConnel collection
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Shields
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Mitchell River, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Claude Wilson
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1927
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Photograph of St Johns Church, Reid, with headstones in the foreground

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George Henry Taylor collection
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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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Shell ornament

Shell ornament

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Ornaments
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1975
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Lantern slide - Pitjantjatjara men wearing wooden hair ornaments known as 'elenba', central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920-1924

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Lantern slides
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Northern Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Griddle Iron

Griddle Iron

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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1900
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Parliament House, Canberra

Parliament House, Canberra

Elizabeth Kay collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1927
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Giants of the Game

Giants of the Game

Nanette Ward collection
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Books
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London, England
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Hon H R. Lyttelton
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1856
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Ladies dyed pink satin right tango shoe, with a clear cut bead at the centre top

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dancing shoes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Callaghan Shoe Company
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1920
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Landau known as 'The Ranken Coach'

Landau known as 'The Ranken Coach'

Royal Australian Historical Society collection no. 1
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Horse drawn coaches
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Scotland
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Mr George Ranken
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1821
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Mask

Mask

Papuan Official collection
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Masks
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Red metal pillar box with an arched top

Red metal pillar box with an arched top

Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1912
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Fiftieth Anniversary 1888-1938

Fiftieth Anniversary 1888-1938

Olive King collection
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Commemorative medallions
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Australia
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Amor Pty Ltd
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1938
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Pubic tassel

Pubic tassel

Dr William Warner collection
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Personal adornments
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Octagonal white bone china cup, featuring a picture of the Speaker of the House of Representatives chair, and a matching saucer

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Allen and Helena Lister collection
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Cups and saucers
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Shelley Potteries
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1920
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Ornament

Ornament

Papuan Official collection
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Ornaments
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Photograph depicting Moir family picnic at Delta Downs Station, North QLD, c1890s

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Delta Downs Station collection
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Photographs
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Delta Downs Station, Normanton, Queensland, Australia
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Alphonse Chargois
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1890
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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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Barbed fish trap

Barbed fish trap

Papuan Official collection
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Fish traps
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Colourised photographic postcard of Mosman's Bay

Colourised photographic postcard of Mosman's Bay

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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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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Bone implement

Bone implement

Papuan Official collection
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Tools
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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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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Axe handle

Axe handle

Papuan Official collection
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Axes
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir John Hubert P. Murray
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1927
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Ceramic bust of John Pascoe Fawkner

Ceramic bust of John Pascoe Fawkner

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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Mr John P. Fawkner
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1934
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Sago stirrer

Sago stirrer

Papuan Official collection
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Mixing tools
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Photograph of a bridge over a water way with two people standing on it

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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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Poster titled 'Telephone services link together the people of all nations'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Prison padlock

Prison padlock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Padlocks
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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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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A week end 'bag' shooting on the Talifu lake (Erh Hai) Self and Evans Dec 1917

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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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Barbed fish trap

Barbed fish trap

Papuan Official collection
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Fish traps
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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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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Box for The Lister Sheep-Shear used at 'Rocky Plains' via Berridale

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Tony Preston collection no. 4
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Boxes
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Dursley, Gloucestershire, England
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R A Lister and Company Limited
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1910
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Repulse Bay Hotel, 1923

Repulse Bay Hotel, 1923

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1923
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Wooden stick used for washing clothes

Wooden stick used for washing clothes

Lorna Huxtable collection
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Copper sticks
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Louise E. Barrenger
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1882
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club Programme, 13 and 14 January 1927

Tirranna Picnic Race Club Programme, 13 and 14 January 1927

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Programs
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1927
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Saw-setting tool

Saw-setting tool

John Docker collection
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Saw-setting tools
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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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Wooden scribe with a wooden shaft and wooden block attached at one end with steel

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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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'The Punt' by F.H. Sutton, 1924 to 1930

'The Punt' by F.H. Sutton, 1924 to 1930

Horse photographs and ephemera collection no. 2
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Photographic postcards
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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1924
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B.A.T. Mess Yunnanfu as seen from the train just before reaching the station

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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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Looking down to the little township where we camped on the hunting trip Feb 1920

Looking down to the little township where we camped on the h...

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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Needle-Art and the Transfer Book, July 1927

Needle-Art and the Transfer Book, July 1927

Muriel Kelly collection
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Magazines
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United States of America
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1927
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Sling

Sling