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.22 revolver with a black handle and leather holster associated with Milo Dunphy

.22 revolver with a black handle and leather holster associa...

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Revolvers
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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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Butter container

Butter container

Anne Girard collection
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Butter containers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Robert Fowler Pottery Works
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1900
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Objects to accompany an Underwood typewriter

Objects to accompany an Underwood typewriter

Helen Mason collection
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Typewriter accessories
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United States of America
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Stott & Underwood Ltd
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1927
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People watching carriages being carried through the streets by men with poles

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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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Square fawn-coloured lacquered canvas suitcase with a red, yellow and black stripe pattern

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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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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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Toy ladle

Toy ladle

Bridge Family collection no. 1
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Kitchen toys
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Mrs Eslee Bridge
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1920
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Poster titled 'Australian Post Office Stationery'

Poster titled 'Australian Post Office Stationery'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Eleven wooden toy alphabet blocks

Eleven wooden toy alphabet blocks

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Alphabet blocks
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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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Film negative - entrance to a limestone cave on the Nullabor Plain, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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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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1920
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Rectangular enamelled metal sign

Rectangular enamelled metal sign "Post Office"

Australia Post Historical collection
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Signs
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1980
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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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Document regarding Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 11 December 1923

Document regarding Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 11 December 19...

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Documents
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1923
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Minton 'Kings Service' china saucer bearing the Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms

Minton 'Kings Service' china saucer bearing the Commonwealth...

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Saucers
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England
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Minton
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1927
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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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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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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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Plane iron

Plane iron

John Docker collection
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Plane irons
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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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The Worker Cook Book, compiled by Mary Gilmore

The Worker Cook Book, compiled by Mary Gilmore

Hilda Creager collection no. 2
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Cookbooks
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Dame Mary Gilmore
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1915
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Stone building, with a pagoda style roof,

Stone building, with a pagoda style roof,

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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Lacquered wooden travelling writing desk used by Sir Frederick Holder

Lacquered wooden travelling writing desk used by Sir Frederi...

RL Harry collection
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Travelling desks
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South Australia, Australia
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Sir Frederick W. Holder
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1890
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Sling

Sling

Papuan Official collection
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Slingshots
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Cricket bat autographed by the English Women's Cricket Team (1934), the Victorian Women's XI (1934), and the Men's and Women's Touring XI (1937)

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Nance Pownall collection
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Cricket bats
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England, Great Britain
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Mrs Nancy M. Pownall
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1925
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Club

Club

Ursula McConnel collection
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Clubs
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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1927
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Caravan of Kerosene oil in the Fumen Plain - en route from Yunnanfu to Huihchow in Szezhuan province. Oct 1919

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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China
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Wooden mallet

Wooden mallet

George O Crawford collection
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Mallets
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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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Cream coloured handkerchief

Cream coloured handkerchief

Patricia Kennedy collection no. 2
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Handkerchiefs
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England
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Mrs Grace H. Kennedy
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1918
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Decorated and incised clap stick

Decorated and incised clap stick

Dr William Warner collection
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Clapsticks
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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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Spearthrower collected by Daisy Bates from Aboriginal visitors to her Ooldea camp

Spearthrower collected by Daisy Bates from Aboriginal visito...

Herbert Browne collection
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Spearthrowers
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1920
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Photograph titled 'The same area after the destruction of the original pear growth in October 1929'

Photograph titled 'The same area after the destruction of th...

Dr John Mann collection
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Photographs
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Chinchilla, Queensland, Australia
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1929
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Waistband

Waistband

Papuan Official collection
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Waistbands
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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Shell money
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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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Photograph of five rectangular monuments with carved animals

Photograph of five rectangular monuments with carved animals

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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Six slice toast rack

Six slice toast rack

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Toast racks
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Sheffield, England
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Walker & Hall
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1927
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Adze

Adze

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Photograph of a person wearing a white top and a dark skirt

Photograph of a person wearing a white top and a dark skirt

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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Album containing 20 menus, 12 seating plans and 23 photographs from Parliament House in Canberra, dating from 1927 to 1944

Album containing 20 menus, 12 seating plans and 23 photograp...

Betty Hall collection
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Albums
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1927
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Chair' travelling - this style of chair for city use only. Yunnanfu, July, 1920

Chair' travelling - this style of chair for city use only. Y...

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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Chinese barbers

Chinese barbers

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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BAT staff, Mukden Office