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Wooden scribe with a wooden shaft and wooden block attached at one end with steel

Wooden scribe with a wooden shaft and wooden block attached ...

George O Crawford collection
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Woodworking tools
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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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"Commonwealth Savings Bank of Australia"

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising signs
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New South Wales, Australia
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Commonwealth Savings Bank of Australia
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1913
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Pair of pink-brown knit stockings

Pair of pink-brown knit stockings

Olga Riet collection
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Stockings
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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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Wooden plane

Wooden plane

George O Crawford collection
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Planes
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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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'A Family of New South Wales', William Blake, 15 November 1792

'A Family of New South Wales', William Blake, 15 November 17...

Early Encounters collection no. 2
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Engravings
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London, England
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William Blake
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1793
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Letter of thanks from London Exhibitions Ltd, 1905

Letter of thanks from London Exhibitions Ltd, 1905

Captain Cook Plane Table Frame collection
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Business letters
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London, England
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London Exhibitions Limited
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1905
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Poster titled 'Be a champ stamp stamper - Don't let any stamp give you the slip! - Make a good impression

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Photographic postcard of Ocean Beach, Manly, NSW

Photographic postcard of Ocean Beach, Manly, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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1885
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Spokeshave branded H Docker, 1887

Spokeshave branded H Docker, 1887

John Docker collection
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Spokeshaves
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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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White china dinner plate

White china dinner plate

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Dinner plates
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Box for Postmaster's Display Kit 29

Box for Postmaster's Display Kit 29

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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Scrapbook album compiled by a Polish migrant to Australia, titled '1928-1950 Memories of Migrant'

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Zygmunt Skarbek-Kruszewski collection
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Scrapbooks
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Poland
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Mr Zygmunt Skarbek-Kruszewski
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1928
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Yoo-long Erah-ba-diang.8

Yoo-long Erah-ba-diang.8

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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Thomas Watling
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1804
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Monotype, Beket Information

Monotype, Beket Information

Les Robertson collection
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Information tables
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Perfume bottle

Perfume bottle

Anne Girard collection
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Perfume bottles
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Melbourne Glass Bottle Works
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1900
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Four unused centenary re-issue of the first postage stamps produced in Australia, 1950

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Third Great Seal of New South Wales collection
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Postage stamps
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Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1950
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Toy piano

Toy piano

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Toy musical instruments
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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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Cylindrical fibre basket

Cylindrical fibre basket

Dr William Warner collection
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Baskets
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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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An Irrigated Apricot Orchard in Australia

An Irrigated Apricot Orchard in Australia

Bernard Freedman collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Atlas Press Pty Ltd
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1920
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Ornate brass table lamp with four bayonet light globe fittings and four candle holders

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Department of Home Affairs (Prime Minister's Lodge) collection
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Table 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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Print titled, Opening of First Commonwealth Parliament, by artist Charles Nuttall, 1902

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 4
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Prints
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Charles Nuttall
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1902
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Yoo-long Erah-ba-diang.4

Yoo-long Erah-ba-diang.4

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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Thomas Watling
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1804
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Club from Yaamba, Rockhampton, Queensland, 1903

Club from Yaamba, Rockhampton, Queensland, 1903

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Yaamba, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1903
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Ogden Smiths Mermaid fishing fly

Ogden Smiths Mermaid fishing fly

Gidleigh Collection
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Fishing lures
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London, England
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Shell bracelet

Shell bracelet

Papuan Official collection
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Bracelets
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1929
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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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Colour display card illustrated with a kookaburra, titled, 'Pre-stamped envelopes. All they need is an address...'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Display cards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1978
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Wooden hall chair with a removable black felt cushion, from the Prime Minister's Lodge

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Department of Home Affairs (Prime Minister's Lodge) collection
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Chairs
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Australia
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Mrs Ruth Lane Poole
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1926
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Green glass bottle from Ah Toy's garden, Palmer River

Green glass bottle from Ah Toy's garden, Palmer River

Professor Ian Jack collection no. 1
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Beverage bottles
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Castleford, West Yorkshire, England
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University of Sydney
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1905
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Print - An Affair of Moment

Print - An Affair of Moment

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Prints
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London, England
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Thomas McLean
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1834
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Grannie's Little Rhyme Book

Grannie's Little Rhyme Book

Elizabeth Gray Newman collection
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Childrens books
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London, England
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H W. Le Mair
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1920
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The shady avenue along King William Street North, Adelaide, SA

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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1929
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New Testament issued to Sheila Ferguson, WAAAF, in 1943

New Testament issued to Sheila Ferguson, WAAAF, in 1943

Sheila Van Emden collection
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Bibles
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London, England
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Mrs Sheila C. Van Emden
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1943
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Print - A Passing Remark

Print - A Passing Remark

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Prints
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London, England
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Thomas McLean
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1834
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