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Clear glass bowl to commemorate Australia's Centenary in 1888

Clear glass bowl to commemorate Australia's Centenary in 188...

Terence Lane collection
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Commemorative plates
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Sunderland, England
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Greener & Co
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1887
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Illustrated newspaper clipping titled 'And she deserved it!'

Illustrated newspaper clipping titled 'And she deserved it!'

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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Minton 'Kings Service' china teacup bearing the Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Teacups
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England
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1927
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Olympic gold medal for Rugby won by the Australasian team at the 1908 London Olympics

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Patrick McCue collection no. 1
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Sports medals
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London, England
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Mr Patrick McCue
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1908
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Matthew Flinders' 'A Voyage to Terra Australis' (1814) , Volume 2

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Matthew Flinders collection
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Travel books
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London, England
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Captain Matthew Flinders
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1814
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Childrens floor rug

Childrens floor rug

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Floor rugs
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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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Jodhpurs

Jodhpurs

Colledge Family collection
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Jodhpurs
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Watson 514402 monocular microscope and box

Watson 514402 monocular microscope and box

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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Microscopes
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London, England
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W Watson and Sons Ltd
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1915
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Cream cotton corset

Cream cotton corset

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Corsets
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1850
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Slip block

Slip block

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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Square brown fabric-coated suitcase and a card baggage label

Square brown fabric-coated suitcase and a card baggage label

Colledge Family collection
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Suitcases
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Angle measuring piece

Angle measuring piece

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Measuring instruments
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Attack on Store Dray

Attack on Store Dray

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Samuel T. Gill
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1870
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Landenberger Paper Equivalentor

Landenberger Paper Equivalentor

Les Robertson collection
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Information tables
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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B J Ball Limited
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1927
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Toy farm set

Toy farm set

Marion Douglas and Pamela Yonge collection
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Toy farms
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England, United Kingdom
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1860
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Colour lithograph inscribed 'Portraits of the Aboriginal Inhabitants'.

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The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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George French Angas
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1847
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Plow plane iron

Plow plane iron

John Docker collection
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Plane irons
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Glasgow, Scotland
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Alex Mathieson & Son
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1920
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Dent Two Day Marine Chronometer No 1604 with accessories in a wooden case

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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Dent & Co
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1850
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Square with a brass reinforced timber stock and a steel blade

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John Docker collection
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Try squares
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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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Pencil

Pencil

John Docker collection
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Pencils
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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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Our cricketers past & present - part II.

Our cricketers past & present - part II.

Australian Cricket Tour 1896 collection
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Booklets
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London, England
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A D Jones & Co
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Australian Palace, Queensland Court, Franco-British Exhibition, London, 1908

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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London, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Entrance to Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Entrance to 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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Newspaper clippings of articles and cartoons related to prickly pear and cactoblastis moth

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Dr John Mann collection
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1926
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Glass plate negative - Expedition caravan crossing sandy desert, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Die Schlact am Skaqerrak, Franz Schneider Verlag 1933

Die Schlact am Skaqerrak, Franz Schneider Verlag 1933

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Books
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Mr Leopold 'Leo' Steger
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1933
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1866 Melbourne Cup

1866 Melbourne Cup

John Tait collection
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Trophies
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London, England
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Mr John Tait
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1865
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Photograph of Ruby Lee in cricket attire

Photograph of Ruby Lee in cricket attire

Ruby Lee collection
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Photographs
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Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1930
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We can't bear arms, but we can bear armies!

We can't bear arms, but we can bear armies!

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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London, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Enamel laundry tub

Enamel laundry tub

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Laundry equipment
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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1930
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Colour lithograph showing a collage of Gumnut Babies by May Gibbs

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 5
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Lithographs
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Cecilia M. Gibbs
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1920
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Black, white and pink leaflet printed for Australia's 150th Anniversary in 1938

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Noble Numismatics collection
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Leaflets
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New South Wales, Australia
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Australia's 150th Anniversary Celebrations Council
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1938
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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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Bag featuring Berlin woolwork with silk

Bag featuring Berlin woolwork with silk

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Evening bags
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1870
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Composing rule

Composing rule

Les Robertson collection
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Rulers
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