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Log Cabin

Log Cabin

Bessie Bardwell collection
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Quilts
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1900
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Dear Sirs, Since my twins have been feeding on your milk they have grown splendidly. I recommend your milk to all mothers

Dear Sirs, Since my twins have been feeding on your milk the...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Hal Gye
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1907
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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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"FIRST PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1907, A., P., AND H SOCIETY

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1907
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Wooden cigarette box presented to Capt. E.W. Pervical by Gibraltar Airways Limited 21st October 1931

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Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Cigarette boxes
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Gibraltar
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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1931
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Wooden pull toy by Toy Tinkers of Evanston, Illinois, USA

Wooden pull toy by Toy Tinkers of Evanston, Illinois, USA

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Pull-along toys
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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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Chisel

Chisel

John Docker collection
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Chisels
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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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Chisel

Chisel

John Docker collection
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Chisels
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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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Two square plush d'oyleys

Two square plush d'oyleys

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Doilies
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1930
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Thick metal wire bow for stretching rabbit pelts

Thick metal wire bow for stretching rabbit pelts

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Leatherworking tools
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Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Rolfe Bridle
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1930
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Coburg Amateur Cycling Club track season trophy 1931-32 won by Reg Goodwin

Coburg Amateur Cycling Club track season trophy 1931-32 won ...

Reg Goodwin collection
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Trophies
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Reginald A. Goodwin
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1931
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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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Hessian newspaper holder

Hessian newspaper holder

Deirdre Knight collection
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Holders
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Ardlethan, New South Wales, Australia
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1930
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Life. Be in it poster: Every little bit helps!

Life. Be in it poster: Every little bit helps!

Alex and Paddy Stitt collection
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Advertising posters
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Timber tool box

Timber tool box

John Docker collection
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Tool boxes
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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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An advertising sign for Pelaco shirts, collars and pyjamas.

An advertising sign for Pelaco shirts, collars and pyjamas.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 6
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Advertising posters
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James Northfield
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1930
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Club

Club

Ursula McConnel collection
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Clubs
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Guard, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Guard, 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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Bullock team, with two lines of poetry by Francis Dyson

Bullock team, with two lines of poetry by Francis Dyson

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Francis Dyson
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1907
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Brass winding key for chronometer

Brass winding key for chronometer

Department of Defence collection
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Keys
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St Albans, Hertfordshire, England
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Thomas Mercer Ltd
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1923
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Instructional leaflet

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Instructional documents
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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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Vacola jar

Vacola jar

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Food preserving jars
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Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Mavis Bridle
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1930
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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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Poster - Tall ships, Tall Stories, Resistance Every Day Since 1788...

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Kerry Browning collection
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Political posters
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Australia
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1988
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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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Rock used as a hammer

Rock used as a hammer

Eileen Morgan collection
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Tools
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Wallaga Lake, New South Wales, Australia
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Eileen Morgan
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1993
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Boomerang from central Queensland

Boomerang from central Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Oodnadatta, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Waistband

Waistband

Papuan Official collection
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Waistbands
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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