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Essay by Jim Maple-Brown titled Transport by the Camel in Australia

Essay by Jim Maple-Brown titled Transport by the Camel in Au...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Documents
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Mr Jim Maple-Brown AM
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1937
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White ceramic dinner plate with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dinner plate with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dinner plates
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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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Timber lamp stand with a standard bayonet light fitting

Timber lamp stand with a standard bayonet light fitting

Department of Home Affairs (Prime Minister's Lodge) collection
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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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Red Cross Trench Comforts, 10-17 Feb. Glenelg 1917

Red Cross Trench Comforts, 10-17 Feb. Glenelg 1917

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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Glenelg, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Australian Red Cross Society
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1917
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Bunch of prison keys and tags

Bunch of prison keys and tags

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Keys
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Round wooden doily holder

Round wooden doily holder

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Holders
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1930
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Scorecard, England v Australia 1st Test Northampton, June 12, 14, 15

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Australian Women's Cricket Council collection
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Scorecards
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England, United Kingdom
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Sue Summers
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1937
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Five show badges from various Agricultural and Horticultural Associations in NSW

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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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1923
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Cricket stump autographed by Australian and English XI

Cricket stump autographed by Australian and English XI

Nance Pownall collection
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Cricket equipment
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Northampton, Northamptonshire, England
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Mrs Nancy M. Pownall
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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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Skew back hand saw

Skew back hand saw

John Docker collection
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Saws
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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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Instruction booklet titled 'Armstrong's How to Draw 'Em Short-Hand Way'

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People's Paraphernalia collection no. 6
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Instruction booklets
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Harrold B. Armstrong
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1944
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Fernie Blade (Shevill)

Fernie Blade (Shevill)

Amy Hudson collection
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Photographs
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Mrs Fern Blade
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1930
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Orroroo, South Australia, Australia
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1937
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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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George VI Coronation Medallion 1937

George VI Coronation Medallion 1937

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Commemorative medallions
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Victoria, Australia
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King George VI
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1937
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Royal Australian Air Force Interim certificate of discharge

Royal Australian Air Force Interim certificate of discharge

Parsons collection
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Certificates
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Royal Australian Air Force
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1945
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Uncirculated 1997 one dollar coin

Uncirculated 1997 one dollar coin

Royal Australian Mint collection no. 2
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One dollar coins
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Royal Australian Mint
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1997
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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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Invoice from J Jukes General Merchant, Southgate

Invoice from J Jukes General Merchant, Southgate

Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Invoices
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Muriel E. McPhee
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1910
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Souvenir octagonal white bone china side plate with a picture of the Speaker of the House of Representatives chair

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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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Collection of sewing implements in a rectangular plastic box with a clear plastic lid and a cream coloured plastic base

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Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Sewing equipment
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Muriel E. McPhee
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1916
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Poster titled 'Post Office communication services are vital to the development of Australian industries'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Red metal pillar box with arched top

Red metal pillar box with arched top

Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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Pyrmont, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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W Taylor Paragon Foundry Pyrmont
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1912
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Souvenir brown glass disc with etched three leaf clover pattern and fragments of opal

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Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Commemorative glassware
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Australia
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Mr Leopold 'Leo' Steger
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1939
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Brinkworth Area School Magazine, 1945

Brinkworth Area School Magazine, 1945

Lois Grosse collection
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School magazines
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Brinkworth, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Lois V. Grosse
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1945
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Dr William Warner collection
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Boomerangs
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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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Australian swimmers Fanny Durack and Mina Wylie with British swimmer Jennie Fletcher

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National Sports Information Centre collection
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Photographs
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Australia
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Miss Sarah Frances 'Fanny' Durack
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1910
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Khaki cotton shirt

Khaki cotton shirt

Myrtle Ivy Lindsay collection
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Shirts
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Europe
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Myrtle I. Lindsay
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1945
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Narrandera Show medal 1930

Narrandera Show medal 1930

Colledge Family collection
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Medals
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Narrandera, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1930
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International Refugee Organisation. Wels, Austria, issued 12.8.1948 card no. 12930

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Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Identity cards
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Wels, Austria
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1948
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Menu for a luncheon on the 22nd August 1945 at Parliament House, Canberra

Menu for a luncheon on the 22nd August 1945 at Parliament Ho...

Betty Hall collection
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Menus
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1945
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Adze

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Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1917
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Cartoon book, 'Wally and the Major' by Stan Cross

Cartoon book, 'Wally and the Major' by Stan Cross

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 16
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Books
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1939
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Diary of the Matches Played by the Australian Women's Cricket Team in England 1937 by Marjorie Pollard

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Elsie Deane collection
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Diaries
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Hertfordshire, England
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Marjorie Pollard
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1937
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Wood-handled iron mattock