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Matson Line Oceanic Line match book

Matson Line Oceanic Line match book

Terence Lane collection
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Matchboxes
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California, United States of America
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Matson Navigation Company
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1926
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Workshop, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Workshop, 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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Black leather bound scrapbook, Vol 1, 1934

Black leather bound scrapbook, Vol 1, 1934

Ruth Oldfield collection
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Scrapbooks
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Saxony, England
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Durrants, London
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1930
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Lead kangaroo figure for Cadbury's Cocoa Promotion, England 1930s

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Terence Lane collection
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Promotional toys
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England, United Kingdom
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Cadbury Schweppes Pty Ltd
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1930
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Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering

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

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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Poster titled 'Its the speedy airmail that conquers distance and saves time'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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A Cattle Station in Australia

A Cattle Station in Australia

Bernard Freedman collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Atlas Press Pty Ltd
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1920
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City's Amazing Welcome to Air Race Heroes

City's Amazing Welcome to Air Race Heroes

Eric J Treloar collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Mr William H. Treloar
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1934
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Sample possum pelt

Sample possum pelt

James Wall collection
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Specimens
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Umbango, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Denis Francois R. de Berigny
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1920
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Club

Club

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Clubs
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South-eastern South Australia, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Letter from Margaret Peden to Miss M.G. Wood, 28 October 1930

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Australian Women's Cricket Council collection
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Letters
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Chatswood, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Margaret Peden
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1930
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G and DWCA [Goulburn and District Women's Cricket Association] 1931-32

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Australian Women's Cricket Council collection
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Club badges
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Goulburn & Districts Women's Cricket Association
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1931
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Golden Gauntlet awarded to Australian speedway star Frank Arthur 1928

Golden Gauntlet awarded to Australian speedway star Frank Ar...

Frank Arthur collection
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Trophies
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England
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Frank Arthur
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1928
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Incised and painted shield, stylistically attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

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Mike Pearson collection
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Shields
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1930
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Claw hammer

Claw hammer

John Docker collection
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Hammers
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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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Oertling 62FM beam balance

Oertling 62FM beam balance

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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Beam balances
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England
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L Oertling Ltd
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1930
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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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Boot hook

Boot hook

Colledge Family collection
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Boot hooks
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Tweezers

Tweezers

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Tweezers
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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1-2 inch micrometer

1-2 inch micrometer

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Micrometers
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Black and white photograph showing military personnel and vehicles

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Mollie Ballard collection
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Photographs
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Frank W. Ballard
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1927
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Sliding bevel

Sliding bevel

John Docker collection
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Bevels
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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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English star - Miss M Hide

English star - Miss M Hide

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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Souvenir of the first ever Test Match between England and Australia in Queensland, 1934-35

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Lorna Smith collection
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Programs
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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The Read Press Pty Ltd
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1934
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Letter addressed to Andrew Campbell Gibson, Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 11 October 1934

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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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1934
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Head ornament

Head ornament

Professor Adolphus Elkin collection
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Head ornaments
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Bidyadanga (La Grange), Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Australian batsmen Don Bradman and Bill Ponsford being escorted from the field by English police

Australian batsmen Don Bradman and Bill Ponsford being escor...

Nanette Ward collection
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Photographs
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England, United Kingdom
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William 'Bill' H. Ponsford
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1934
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Boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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1934
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Metal scriber

Metal scriber

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Tools
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Firestick attributed to Lake Tyres, 1930s

Firestick attributed to Lake Tyres, 1930s

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Firesticks
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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1930
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Child's picture and story book shaped to fit illustration of small boy on cover

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Bridge Family collection no. 2
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Childrens books
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Germany
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Mr John Denney
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1920
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Composing stick

Composing stick

Les Robertson collection
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Printing accessories
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Harvest of Endurance: A History of the Chinese in Australia 1788-1988

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Australia-China Friendship Society collection
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Scrolls
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Australia
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Mr Mo Xiangyi
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1987
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Minton 'Kings Service' china soup plate bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Soup plates
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Phonograph used by anthropologist AP Elkin on his first expedition in 1927 to the Kimberley

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Macleay Museum collection
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Phonographs
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United States of America
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Thomas A Edison Inc
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1906
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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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Bailey wood plane

Bailey wood plane

John Docker collection
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Planes
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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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Black leather bound scrapbook, Vol 2, 1926

Black leather bound scrapbook, Vol 2, 1926

Ruth Oldfield collection
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Scrapbooks
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Saxony, England
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Durrants, London
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1920
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Craytex rod, polishing stone

Craytex rod, polishing stone

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Abrasives
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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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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