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Bugle grass necklace

Bugle grass necklace

Dr William Warner collection
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Necklaces
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Timber handle for a hand saw

Timber handle for a hand saw

John Docker collection
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Tool handles
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Philadelphia, United States of America
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Henry Disston & Sons
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1920
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RKO Radio Pictures

RKO Radio Pictures

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1929
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Metal stencil for a wool bale, with cut-out lettering

Metal stencil for a wool bale, with cut-out lettering "WYOMI...

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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Octagonal white bone china cup, featuring a picture of the Speaker of the House of Representatives chair, and a matching saucer

Octagonal white bone china cup, featuring a picture of the S...

Allen and Helena Lister collection
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Cups and saucers
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Shelley Potteries
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1920
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Britannia

Britannia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Isle of Wight, England, United Kingdom
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1929
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GOVERNORS HOUSE, ROSE HILL, OLD SYDNEY

GOVERNORS HOUSE, ROSE HILL, OLD SYDNEY

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Rose Hill, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Lachlan Macquarie
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1819
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Narrow white cardboard box containing 15 paper items

Narrow white cardboard box containing 15 paper items

Australia Post Historical collection
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Display boxes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1982
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Bugle grass necklace

Bugle grass necklace

Dr William Warner collection
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Necklaces
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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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Plaited grass fibre armband or

Plaited grass fibre armband or "baku"

Dr William Warner collection
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Armbands
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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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Jack plane

Jack plane

John Docker collection
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Jack planes
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Sheffield, England
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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Ceramic toy tea set

Ceramic toy tea set

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Toy tea sets
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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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Hotel Canberra and Lawns, Canberra

Hotel Canberra and Lawns, Canberra

Elizabeth Kay collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1927
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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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Warden at opened trap door for the gallows Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Warden at opened trap door for the gallows Campbell Street P...

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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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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Film negative - Granite hill, Moorilyanna soakage, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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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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1903
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Copy negative - Dr Herbert Basedow on South Australian Government North-west Expedition, near present-day Granite Downs station, South Australia, photographed by Alfred E. Treloar using Basedow's camera, 1903

Copy negative - Dr Herbert Basedow on South Australian Gover...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Negatives
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Australia
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Alfred Treloar
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1903
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Illuminated address to William Barbour

Illuminated address to William Barbour

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Illuminated addresses
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1907
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Document regarding Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 21 June 1928 and 20 June 1929

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Tirranna Race Club collection
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Financial records
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1928
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Timber marking gauge

Timber marking gauge

John Docker collection
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Marking gauges
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Sheffield, England
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William Marples & Son
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1920
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Poster captioned 'A 'phone call... takes the hurry out of not being close, do your speeding by 'phone'

Poster captioned 'A 'phone call... takes the hurry out of no...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Boomerang

Boomerang

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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North-west NSW, Australia
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1800
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Rectangular red wooden post box with a sloped top, for newspapers and packets

Rectangular red wooden post box with a sloped top, for newsp...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1939
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Poster titled 'Its the speedy airmail that conquers distance and saves time'

Poster titled 'Its the speedy airmail that conquers distance...

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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Sticker 'PMG'

Sticker 'PMG'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Stickers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Certificates
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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South Australian Chamber of Manufacturers
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1936
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Toy potato masher

Toy potato masher

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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White cotton pillowcase

White cotton pillowcase

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Pillowcases
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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1920
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Dispatch box with 'The Colonial Treasurer' on lid

Dispatch box with 'The Colonial Treasurer' on lid

Marion Green collection
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Dispatch boxes
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1856
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Wheelwright's bell auger bit

Wheelwright's bell auger bit

Arthur Sayer collection
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Spoke trimmer bits
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Evandale, Tasmania, Australia
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William A. Porter
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1880
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Felt bag containing eight drill bits

Felt bag containing eight drill bits

John Docker collection
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Drill bits
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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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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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Ceramic bust of John Batman

Ceramic bust of John Batman

John Batman and John Pascoe Fawkner Pottery Bust collection
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Busts
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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John Batman
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1934
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Curved wooden coat hanger for child's clothing

Curved wooden coat hanger for child's clothing

Bridge Family collection no. 2
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Coat-hangers
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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