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Polar bear on wheels

Polar bear on wheels

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Pull-along toys
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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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Nail punch

Nail punch

John Docker collection
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Punches
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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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Gifts That Last War Saving Certificates

Gifts That Last War Saving Certificates

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 11
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Advertising posters
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Australia
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War Loans and National Savings Campaigns
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1939
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Certificat de letat, Valeur 1000 roubles, Interets 4 1/2%, Banque Fonciere

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Olga Riet collection
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Financial records
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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Upper Mary St., Gympie, Queensland

Upper Mary St., Gympie, Queensland

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Gympie, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1900
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Silverwear Dept, Memo Lane Crawford Ltd. Date 18/6/28

Silverwear Dept, Memo Lane Crawford Ltd. Date 18/6/28

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Invoices
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1928
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Cream coloured tray cloth featuring a cross stitched design of a vase

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Table linen
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1936
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IRO Linz - Authorisation card to use International Refugee Bus, 1 March 1950

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Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Cards
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Linz, Austria
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1950
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Teaspoon

Teaspoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Teaspoons
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Leather rifle sling

Leather rifle sling

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Firearms accessories
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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1912
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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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Letter to Miss Nancy Clements from The Ceylon Tea Company Propaganda Board

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Nance Pownall collection
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Letters
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Ceylon
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Malcolm Dando
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1937
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Photograph of Scout Barry Williams

Photograph of Scout Barry Williams

Barry Williams collection
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Photographs
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Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Barry Williams
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1942
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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Mrs Margot Child
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1937
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The LAND ARMY News...The Monthly Newspaper of the N.S.W Division of AWLA, May-June 1945

The LAND ARMY News...The Monthly Newspaper of the N.S.W Divi...

Sheila Van Emden collection
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Newspapers
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Australian Womens Land Army
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1945
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Advertising card featuring boxer Milburn Saylor, 'Light-weight Tornado', 18 April 1914

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising cards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Milburn Saylor
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1914
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Latvian red ankle length costume skirt with embroidery

Latvian red ankle length costume skirt with embroidery

Guna Kinne collection no. 1
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Skirts
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Riga, Latvia
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Mrs Guna Kinne
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1941
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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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Photograph album

Photograph album

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photograph albums
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China
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1917
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Postcard titled 'Martin Place at the Post Office', Sydney, 6 June 1928

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Armadale, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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1928
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White ceramic soup bowl with letters CACS

White ceramic soup bowl with letters CACS

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Soup bowls
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Ticket to cricket match Australia v South of England 1937

Ticket to cricket match Australia v South of England 1937

Elsie Deane collection
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Tickets
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Sussex, England
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Elsie Deane
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1937
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Dinna Forget, Army Nurses Day October 27th, 1917

Dinna Forget, Army Nurses Day October 27th, 1917

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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North Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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1917
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Handwritten document titled 'MELDUNER'

Handwritten document titled 'MELDUNER'

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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Message stick

Message stick

Reverend FR Nitzschke collection
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Message sticks
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Mapoon, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1914
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The Operative Painters and Decorators Union of Australia, New South Wales Branch

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Andrew Reeves collection no. 5
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Membership certificates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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W E Smith Ltd
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1930
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Oil can with tapered spout

Oil can with tapered spout

John Docker collection
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Oil cans
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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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Octagonal black leather jewellery box

Octagonal black leather jewellery box

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Jewellery boxes
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Australia
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Mr Leopold 'Leo' Steger
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1939
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Taveerne Old Dutch Buitenhof 50 Den Haag

Taveerne Old Dutch Buitenhof 50 Den Haag

Alicia Walsh collection
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Photographic postcards
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The Netherlands
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Alicia Walsh
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1937
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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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Australian Engineers, On Active Service 1917, Christmas and New Year Greeting Card

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Adrian Luck collection no. 1
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Christmas cards
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1917
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Advertising card featuring Arthur Pelky

Advertising card featuring Arthur Pelky

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising cards
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Sydney Stadium, Rushcutters Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1914
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Plant fibre basket

Plant fibre basket

Odette O'Neill collection
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Baskets
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Mr Victor L. Stiskin
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1938
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1945
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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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Minties It's moments like these storage tin